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KOTOR MMO to be revealed this month?

The long-awaited announcement of BioWare’s MMO based on the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic franchise should occur by the end of the month, according to online reports. CVG supposedly has it on good authority that the title, which is being developed by BioWare Austin, will be officially announced …

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UK CHARTS: Force Unleashed clings to No. 1

The top of the ChartTrack/ELSPA Top 40 remains the same this week, as Star Wars: The Force Unleashed holds onto the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row. Wii Fit is also a non-mover in second place, having enjoyed a 75 per cent rise in sales, with …

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Force Unleashed hits 1.5m in a week

LucasArts has announced that Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide since release. The achievement is a fastest-ever sales record for the publisher, as the title has only been on sale for five days. The record-setting sales of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed shows the …

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COMPETITION: Win a 360 & The Force Unleashed!

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED LucasArts is showing off startling generosity this week: offering a lucky MCV reader the chance to win an Xobx 360 and a copy of Star Wars romp The Force Unleashed. To be in with a chance, simply send an answer to the below question to …

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Quantum of Solace dated

Activision has confirmed to MCV that James Bond: Quantum of Solace will arrive on UK shores on Friday October 31st. The game will be released on PS3, PS2, Wii, 360, DS and PC, and will combine elements from the last Bond film, Casino Royale, and the upcoming Quantum of Solace …

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LucasArts denies halt to internal development

LucasArts has denied previous reports that it will be completely closing its games development studio. The new comes just hours after Shacknews reported that ‘reliable sources’ had confirmed LucasArts would fire a further 100 staff after letting 75-100 staff go last week. Talking to Joystiq, LucasArts rep Margaret Grohne said: …

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UK CHART: Lego Indy knocks GTA off top spot

LucasArts’ Lego Indiana Jones has become the first game in six weeks to outsell Rockstar’s GTA IV, according to official ChartTrack/ELSPA data. The game replaces GTA IV at the top of the All Formats chart, having outsold it by three-to-one over the past week. Sales of the title are split …

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LucasArts killing off internal development?

After last week laying off 100 staff at its San Francisco HQ, fresh reports say LucasArts will fire its remaining 100 staff as the company prepares to withdraw from internal development completely. Shacknews says a ‘reliable source’ has told the site that George Lucas’ games development studio will move towards …

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