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LA Noire pumps £10m into retail

Rockstar has done it again, with new IP L.A. Noire providing a major boost to UK games retail. 24m was taken by UK games stores last week – the highest figure since the first week of the year. MCV estimates that over 10m was generated by L.A. Noire alone, and …

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Strong year for Take-Two

Take-Two has reported a 49 per cent increase in revenues year-on-year for the 12 months ending March 31st. Revenue hit $1.14bn while profits reached $53.8m. In the year before it posted a loss of $108.1m. Q4 revenues fell from $233.2m in 2010 to $182.3m, while losses for the period also …

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UK CHARTS: LA Noire shatters records

It may have been a long time coming, but Rockstar’s LA Noire has certainly delivered the goods in this week’s UKIE Chart-Track GFK UK All Formats Top 40. The game has shot straight to No.1, becoming the fastest ever selling new games IP in the process. Sales were roughly in …

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Rockstar: LA Noire is not breaking consoles

L.A. Noire is not causing Xbox 360 or PS3 consoles to overheat and breakdown, says Rockstar. The games media has spotted advice on Rockstar’s website for consumers experiencing console problems. However, this is not because L.A. Noire is causing any specific problem. It is in fact common practice for publishers …

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Can LA Noire arrest the markets decline?

UK retail hopes L.A. Noire can breathe new life into struggling software sales. The UK games market is down significantly year-on-year. But with Rockstar’s hyped new IP due today (Friday, May 20th), expectations are high for a May sales surge. The current levelling off in the games market hasn’t been helped …

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Whats out today?

CLICK HERE FOR MCV’S COMPREHENSIVE AND FULLY UPDATED RELEASE SCHEDULE. Perhaps the biggest release of the year so far finally arrives on shelves today. Rockstar Games’ L.A. Noire tasks players with rising through the ranks of the Los Angeles Police Department as they solve cases set in an authentically recreated …

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LA Noire overheating issue hits Xbox 360

Echoing off the record comments made to MCV, a Sony spokesperson has told Edge that the PS3 3.61 firmware is categorically not to blame for the LA Noire overheating issues. In fact, the spokesperson added that the problem has now spread to Xbox 360 consoles. "As with the release of …

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‘PS3s are overheating after 3.61 update’

Sony’s 3.61 firmware patch for PS3 – which was released as parts of its efforts to plug the gaps caused by the PSN breach – may be bricking older machines. That’s the claim of a customer services rep at developer Rockstar. The statement was made in reply to claims that …

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