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Vote in the Golden Joysticks, get a free game

Online retailer Green Man Gaming is giving away a free game to everyone who votes in the Golden Joystick Awards. Voters just need to choose between downloadable PC games Sid Meier Civilization V and Mafia II (while stocks last, but we’ve been advised there is plenty of stock.. The move …

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Mafia IIs potty mouth claims record

Guinness World Records has suggested that the next edition of its Gamer’s Edition will bring with it a new swearing champion. Having compiled a video chronicling 200 instances of the f-word it could find in 2K Games’ Mafia II, Achievement Hunters has, according to Kotaku, received an email from Guinness …

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UK CHARTS: Hat-trick for Mafia II

Mafia II has held on to the No.1 spot of the GfK Chart-Track All Formats chart for the third week in a row. The 2K Games title maintained its position despite a 58 per cent drop in sales. It even fended off the rapid rise of Ubisoft’s HAWX 2, which …

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UAE: Mafia II banned

Reports have emerged that 2K Games’ Mafia II has been banned in the United Arab Emirates. The Naitional Media Council has banned the game from being released and officially sold at any retail outlets in the region, according to MEGamers. While no specific reasons have been given for this ruling, …

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New games site to undercut High Street

A new competitor has entered the hostile online games retail arena. Gametail.com goes live on Friday, September 17th, and the firm’s management promises it will strive ‘to provide customers with the lowest pricing available on the market.’ The company is offering a new deal every single day until launch. The …

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Mafia II unlikely to achieve profitability

Despite having shot straight to the top of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week, US analyst Michael Pachter thinks that 2K Games’s Mafia II will ultimately fail to deliver for the publisher. The continued strength from Red Dead Redemption is offsetting weakness from weak Mafia II …

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UK CHARTS: Mafia II goes top

2K Games is officially the Don of the UK Charts this week with news that new release Mafia II has shot straight to the top of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week. The Xbox 360 version of the game accounts for 52 per cent of sales, …

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