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JAPAN: GTA IV officially trumps LBP

Following recent unsubstantiated day one sales claims from VGChartz , official Media Create figures have shown a convincing week one sales victory for Grand Theft Auto IV following its release in Japan. The title, which is published by Capcom in Japan, shifted 133,000 units on PS3 and 34,000 on Xbox …

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JAPAN: GTA IV gets 39/40 in Famitsu

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto IV has made a big impression on Japanese games critics by scoring a near-perfect 39/40 in weekly Japanese games bible Famitsu. GTA has long been the daddy of the Western market, but has only recently begun to gain recognition in the traditionally stubborn and localised Japanese …

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Vader and Yoda cross platforms on SCIV

Developer Namco Bandai has confirmed that its two previously platform-exclusive Soul Calibur IV characters Darth Vader and Yoda will both be available to download on Xbox Live and PSN respectively this Thursday. Until now, Yoda was exclusive to the Xbox 360 version and Darth Vader to the PS3 version. However, …

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Microsoft confirms GTAIV DLC this autumn

As part of its press statement confirming the previously rumoured but now confirmed price cuts for its range of Xbox 360 SKUs in the UK, Microsoft has also seemingly nailed down a pre-Christmas arrival for its exclusive Grand Theft Auto IV downloadable content. A snippet from the statement reads: Continuing …

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Final Fantasy IV DS dated

The DS version of classic NES RPG title Final Fantasy IV will be released in the UK and PAL territories on September 5th, developer and publisher Square Enix has confirmed. FFIV has been fully kitted out with improved 3D graphics, fully-voiced cut-scenes, a rejuvenated musical score and a host of …

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PC version of GTAIV on the way?

Seeing as previous Grand Theft Auto instalments have nearly all arrived on PC in the end, it isn’t surprising that talk of GTAIV hitting the format has been bounding about for ages – but now the biggest hint yet the game is on the way has hit the internet. For …

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Street Fighter IV confirmed for consoles and PC

It might not be a huge surprise, but Capcom’s confirmation that its upcoming arcade title Street Fighter IV will also be coming to consoles and PC is certainly welcome news. A release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC is anticipated later this year, though no firm street date has yet …

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Sony and Microsoft battle it out for GTA IV sales

Anticipation for Grand Theft Auto IV has reached an all-time high as Sony and Microsoft battle it out to become the console of choice for GTA fans. Certain retailers have been offering free Xbox Live points and Xbox Live membership in promotion of the 360 version of the game, whereas …

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Guitar Hero to follow Rock Bands lead

Whilst Activision’s Guitar Hero has ruled the musical roost in the games industry for years, EA’s Rock Band has emerged as a serious contender to its crown – and now it seems that the ongoing series may be taking a leaf out of its competitor’s book. Speaking of the upcoming …

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AUSTRALIA: Cuts made to GTAIV

Rockstar’s GTAIV may have survived its BBFC classification unscathed in this country, but the upcoming game has been cut prior to its release in Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. No details have been released about what aspects of the game were removed, though the BBFC’s recent report about the …

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