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UK CHARTS: Resi 5 equals series record

Capcom’s Xbox 360 and PS3 survival horror shooter Resident Evil 5 has matched the previous best chart performance for a title in the series following it’s third week at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40. The last game in the franchise to manage three consecutive UK …

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RETAIL BIZ: Empire Total War smashes series records

The triumph of Sega’s Empire: Total War at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 yesterday marks the most successful debut in the history of the Total War series. Week one sales of the title were nearly double those of both Rome: Total War and Medieval II: …

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GameSpot boasts 4.5m UK readership

Gamespot reckons it is the UK’s biggest games site – and has ABCe figures to back up the claim. An ABC Electronic audit from December 2008 has shown a significant increase in monthly unique users, the site’s parent CBS Interactive has revealed to MCV. GameSpot’s readership has risen from 3.5 …

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Ladbrokes backs COD for Xmas number one

UK bookmaker Ladbrokes and partner ELSPA have unveiled the official contenders for this year’s title of Christmas Number One Game, and has named Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty: World at War as the favourite. Christmas 2008 will be yet another great year for video games and we are all dying …

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Call of Duty gets bookies’ nod for Xmas no.1

Online betting site Paddy Power has released its odds on the race for the coveted Christmas number one game – and has sensibly backed Activision-Blizzard’s upcoming Call of Duty: World at War for the win with odds of 3/1. Other favourites include EA pair FIFA 09 and Need for Speed, …

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