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US: PS2 celebrates 50m sales

The PlayStation 2 is starting its ninth year in fine form with news that Sony’s hugely popular machine has now surpassed the 50 million units sold barrier in the North American market. CasualGaming.biz has the complete story.

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US: Wii boasts record Black Friday

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed that sales of his firm’s Wii console this Black Friday were double that enjoyed by the machine in the same period in 2007. Though he was not exact about the timeframe, he did state that the sales were measured over a week-long period that …

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Killzone 2 dated

Sony has announced via the X-Play show on G4TV that Guerilla’s feverously anticipated gritty FPS Killzone 2 will be released in North America on February 27th. And whilst the game remains TBA in all other regions, an SCE UK spokesperson has told Videogamer that Europeans can expect to receive the …

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US: Microsoft announces Xbox Live Black Friday savings

With the USA today busy celebrating Thanksgiving, Microsoft has announced a range of discounts beginning tomorrow and running until Sunday evening for users of its Xbox Live Marketplace. Headlining the discounts are savings of 300 Microsoft Points on XBLA titles Rez HD, Arkadian Warriors, Catan, Brain Challenge, Boogie Bunnies and …

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US: Wii install base races ahead of 360

New stats from North American firm NPD and Deutsche Bank show that Nintendo’s Wii console has overturned the Xbox 360’s 12 month start on the marketplace to lead the installed hardware race by nearly two million units. GameDaily reports that the Wii has now sold 13.4 million units in North …

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WiiWare dated for May 12th

Nintendo’s WiiWare platform will launch in North America on May 12th. The new service has been designed with developers in mind, letting them upload and sell games via digital distribution to Wii owners. For the full strory, head over to the world’s number one games development site and the premier …

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