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Microsoft confirms November 6th release for Halo 4

Halo 4 will, as reported earlier today, be released worldwide on November 6th. The game is set four years after the events of Halo 3 and sees the iconic Master Chief return to confront his destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe”. It …

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November 6th release rumoured for Halo 4

It looks as if Microsoft is to break with recent tradition and release the new Halo closer to Christmas than it ever has previously. The Verge claims to have word from a reliable source” that Microsoft has internally set November 6th as the release date for Halo 4. Furthermore, it …

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How games TV ads translate into sales

We know millions of pounds are spent on advertising games on TV. But how did this help influence each publisher’s November market share in terms of unit sales? Thanks to the success of Modern Warfare 3, Activision was catapulted to the top of the charts in November 2011. This was …

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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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US retail game sales reach $3bn in November

The US games retail market generated $3bn overall in November representing a year-on-year rise of 0.4 per cent. NPD data shows software sales increased 16 per cent from $1.5bn to $1.74bn year-on-year, while sales of games hardware fell nine per cent from $1.08bn to $982.4m. Accessories generated $273.8m from retail …

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World of Tanks hits retail November 11th

Wargaming.net’s online multiplayer war shooter World of Tanks is heading to UK retail next month, courtesy of publisher Deep Silver. MCV can reveal that the PC title’s UK release date is November 11th. The Russian version of World of Tanks arrived first in 2010 and the European and North American …

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Blue Wii launching this November

A first of its kind Blue Wii will be released on November 18th in the UK, Nintendo has announced. The new hardware will be bundled with a copy of Sega’s Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Nintendo has also said that a number of other fun Wii …

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Now music game out November 11th

Now That’s What I Call Music: Dance and Sing will hit shelves for Wii on November 11th with a revised name. The Wii exclusive from publisher Tubby Games was previously known as Now That’s What I Call Music: The Game, but has since had its name revised to help better …

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Novembers 1m game shortfall

UK games retail sold 1m fewer games during November than it did during the same period in 2009, according to GfK Chart-Track data. Just shy of 9m games were sold at retail last month, while a little under 10m units were shifted during the same period in 2009. But retailers …

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Bond duo hit stores in November

James Bond 007: Blood Stone will arrive in the UK on November 5th along with GoldenEye 007. Activision had previously only set the release date for Wii and DS shooter GoldenEye 007. The publisher announced today that its all-new Xbox 360, PS3, PC and DS game, James Bond 007: Blood …

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