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Xbox 360 dash update gets more new features

Microsoft has announced a number of extra changes that are on the way in the next Xbox 360 dashboard update due out on November 4th. Chief amongst the additions in a reworking of the codec powering voice chat. This will provide improved audio quality for those chatting with friends while …

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Microsoft exec dates Natal

The marketing manager for the Saudi Arabian brand of Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division has seemingly pointed to an October launch date for the motion sensing Natal camera. I do have great news to share with everybody,” Syed Bilal Tariq told GamerTagRadio. Project Natal will be launched in Saudi Arabia …

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Jonathan Ross touts Natal release date

Having spent the day getting to grips with Microsoft’s Project Natal yesterday, comments from outspoken TV presenter Jonathan Ross point to a possible October release date for the anticipated Xbox 360 peripheral. The news is roughly in line with news obtained by MCV last year suggesting that Microsoft is preparing …

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JAPAN: PES bosses November

Things might not be going quite as smoothly for the Pro Evolution Soccer series in Europe as publisher Konami would have hoped, but the series is showing no signs of lagging in its homeland of Japan. Kotaku reports that PES 2010 was the best selling game throughout November in Japan, …

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UK CHARTS: MW2 holds on to top spot

It’s as you were at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week with Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 spending its third week at the top of the listings despite a 32 per cent week-on-week drop in sales. You can read the full Top …

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Weekly UK video games market soars

This week’s UK software sales have skyrocketed 198 per cent to 103.1 million. It is comfortably the highest weekly figure of the year and isn’t far off 2008’s Christmas week, when 112.8 million went through UK games retailer’s tills. Unit sales also leapt up, rising 123 per cent to 3,422,625 …

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NPD: Nintendo breaking its own sales records

Despite the gloomy economic news emerging stateside in November, Nintendo has plenty to cheer about after seeing its hardware range continue to go from strength to strength according to the latest NPD stats. The platform holder shifted 3.6 million pieces of hardware overall in the period. The Wii sold over …

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NPD: Sales growth continues for PS3

Sony has revealed that its’ year-to-date sales of its PS3 hardware are currently up an impressive 60 per cent on 2007’s numbers, and its November performance, which saw over a million PlayStation units sold, represents a hefty 93 per cent improvement over October. PS3 in isolation shifted 378,071 machines, an …

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NPD: Best ever November for Xbox 360

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft is in positive mood this morning following a good performance in NPD’s North American November sales stats that showed the best ever month for its next-gen console. Along with 836,000 console sales, the format also boasted $298 million in third party software sales. Following on …

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Shaun White and Rayman dated

Ubisoft has announced that Shaun White Snowboarding and Rayman Raving Rabbids TV will hit retail on November 14th. Shaun White Snowboarding was a part of Nintendo’s E3 showcase in July, and will be released on Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PS2 and PC. The PS2 edition will arrive a little …

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