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Black Ops beats Modern Warfare 3 by 0.5m copies in UK

Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 may have shattered records left, right and centre, but it fell far short of its predecessor in the UK. As revealed by MCV this morning, ERA’s 2011 UK Entertainment charts reveals that Modern Warfare 3 sold 2,814,609 copies in the UK between its …

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Modern Warfare 3 crowned UK’s best seller in 2011

UKIE has confirmed what we all already knew – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the best selling game in the UK in 2011. It’s the third year in a row that a Call of Duty title has claimed the annual crown following the successes of Modern Warfare 2 …

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MW3 to get 20 DLC releases over next nine months

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be supported by at least 20 new batches of downloadable content between now and September. Referred to as the Modern Warfare 3 Content Season for Call of Duty Elite, the push starts next week with two new mutliplayer maps. Liberation and Piazza will …

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US Special Ops vet slams ‘hideous’ Modern Warfare 3 ad

A former US Army Special Operations Command paratrooper and Afghanistan veteran has spoken out in criticism of Activision’s leading Modern Warfare 3 Christmas ad. [The ad] is so base and strident that it’s hard to believe that it’s not deliberately offensive,” D B Grady wrote on The Atlantic. The game …

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2011 REVIEW: What MW3 vs BF3 says about the market

It was supposed to be the fight that would define the year.Call of Duty had met its match. For the first time ever, the game was to go up against EA’s long-running Battlefield series. Although both have had similar lifespans, they had until this Q4 never launched head-to-head. EA entered …

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Games TV ad lengths: 2010 vs 2011

Generation Media takes a look at why more games TV advertisements are longer than ever, with a year-on-year comparison. The chart below demonstrates how advertisers of games and consoles have changed the length of their communications from 2010 into 2011.The most obvious change has been in the use of longer …

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Software Sales Monitor: UK market rises to £68.3m

Retail discounting Skyrim helped the UK games retail market generate a whopping 68.3m last week – a ten per cent rise over the week prior’s 62.2m. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim also toppled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 as the top-selling game of the week ending December 10th, thanks …

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Infinity Ward handing out 5,000 day Modern Warfare 3 bans

Modern Warfare 3 developer Infinity Ward is handing out 5,000 day bans to a number of those found guilty of non-specific bad” things – presumably cheating. The ban effectively means that users will not be able to access the game with the associated account until the latter half of 2025. …

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UK stores report £268m bonanza

Forget the doom and gloom on the High Street. UK games retailers generated 268m in software sales last month. That’s a 1.7 per cent rise over November 2010. GfK Chart-Track figures show that 8,261,205 games were sold last month. The No.1 game will surprise nobody, with Call of Duty: Modern …

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UK CHARTS: November 2011

At last, UK games retail has reason to cheer following a strong month of sales. But November wasn’t all about Call of Duty:?Modern Warfare 3 and Assassin’s Creed:?Revelations. Back in?2009, terrified publishers ran away from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, delaying their games into 2010. This year, Activision’s competition …

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