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UK CHARTS: Mass Effect 2 still top

It’s two weeks and counting at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 for EA’s Mass Effect 2 this week – in fact, the top three remains exactly as it was, with Ubisoft’s Just Dance and Activision’s Modern Warfare 2 staying put in second and third respectively. …

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Mass Effect 2 sales top 2m

Publisher EA has confirmed that, according to internal estimates, Mass Effect 2 has already sold over 2m copies worldwide. It was released in the US on Tuesday and hit UK retail today. The game currently boasts a Metacritic average of 96 per cent, making it the second highest rated Xbox …

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Pre-owned penalty for Mass Effect 2

An interesting experiment with Mass Effect 2 will see EA looking to discourage pre-owned sales of the game. Those who purchase new copies (either boxed or digital) of the title will be given a code to access what BioWare calls The Cerberus Network – a hub for accessing both free …

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Mass Effect 3 confirmed for 360

Ahead of the release of EA’s Mass Effect 2 next week, the game’s developer BioWare has confirmed that the third entry in the series will be released on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and not any possible successor. Asked if this was the case by GameZone, project director Casey Hudon stated: That …

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360 and PS3 "not mass-market"

The games industry will suffer more staff cuts and studio closures unless its ‘core-market’ consoles begin to reach PS2-levels. That was the warning offered by Miles Jacobson, studio head at Sports Interactive. At the moment I don’t think the Xbox 360 or PS3 are completely mass-market devices,” said Jacobson. The …

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Mass Effect arrives on App Store

EA has released one of the highest profile console crossovers on Apple’s iPhone and iPod Tough to date – colourful sci-fi outing Mass Effect Galaxy. The headline inclusions for fans of the franchise are a narrative that spans the events of the popular first console outing and the story told …

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Mass Effect 2 to skip PS3?

The lid has now officially been lifted on highly anticipated RPG sequel Mass Effect 2, with a release confirmed in early 2010 on Xbox 360 and PC – though not, it seems, on PS3. The game is a sequel to the Microsoft-only RPG original, which became a critical and commercial …

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Halo 3 goes Classic

Microsoft has confirmed that three high-profile titles are to join its 19.99 Xbox 360 Classics range at UK retail – EA’s Mass Effect and Microsoft pair Halo 3 and Project Gotham Racing 4. We are delighted to add three of our finest titles to the Classics range, adding to the …

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