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MW2 closing in on UK sales record

Having surged back up the charts to claim second spot in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track Top 40 this week, Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 should in the next few days cement its position as the UK’s best selling game ever. In doing so it will pass Nintendo’s …

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Activision has begun to slip

In a damning assessment of Activision’s quarterly financial report, analyst Michael Pachter has claimed that he fears Activision has begun to slip a bit” and that November’s Call of Duty: Black Ops will fail to match the performance of last year’s global hit Modern Warfare 2. The Q2 results were …

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Black Ops getting biggest investment ever

Bobby Kotick has said that his company Activision is spending more on marketing this November’s Call of Duty: Black Ops than it has spent on any other title. This across the board is the biggest investment that we’ve ever made in a launch of a title,” the exec told investors. …

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Modern Warfare 2 demo finally lands

Activision has at last released a demo of smash hit FPS Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The download, which includes the entire Cliffhanger level, is now available to download for free on both Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. However, it’s unlikely that there are many people left who …

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Call of Duty map pack sales hit 20m

Life-to-date sales of Call of Duty map packs have surpassed 20 million units. The numbers take into account all packs released for the franchise on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, including the two Modern Warfare 2 DLC released this year. "The Call of Duty franchise is unique in the world …

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Sainsburys: £26 MW2 put us on the map

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has established Sainsbury’s as a major player in games, claims the supermarket. The retailer celebrated the impact of the game’s launch during its 2010 Entertainment Conference, highlighting the event as one of its most successful ventures in the past twelve months – thanks to …

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Viral PS4 ads get tongues wagging

Two videos apparently originating from Japan and highlighting the new 3D functions of Sony’s PS3 have sent internet rumour-mongers into a frenzy – partially because both seem to feature the term ‘PS4′. The chances of the TV spots actually being early marketing material for a successor to PS3 are incredibly …

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Xploder selling MW2 game saves

Once the cornerstone of many gamers’ habit, the advent of Achievements and Trophies has not been kind to the cheats sector – but now specialist Xploder is trying a new sales model that it hopes will reignite the market. The firm is currently offering a one-off gamesave download for Activision’s …

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