Tag Archives: pre-orders

UK date for Test Drive Unlimited 2

Publisher Atari has confirmed that Test Drive Unlimited 2 will be released in the UK on February 11th. A number of pre-order incentives have also been revealed. Those putting money down at GAME, Amazon, HMV, Play or supermarket Asda will receive the Casino DLC for free. The Casino allows players …

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Kinect ‘day one sell out guaranteed’

The first day’s stock is all gone, but Microsoft says Kinect won’t be in short supply too much in the following weeks. Speaking to MCV this week Xbox’s GM for UK & Ireland Neil Thompson said a ‘healthy’ amount of Kinect stock is heading to the UK for week one. …

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HMV: Black Ops could be biggest game ever

UK entertainment retailer has predicted that Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops could become the biggest selling video game of all time after it hits global retail shelves on November 9th. We’re seeing some exceptional interest for this title across its different formats,” HMV’s senior buyer James Brooks told Eurogamer. …

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Medal of Honor to break records

Ahead of its release in Europe tomorrow, EA has told MCV that Medal of Honor is on track to shatter all previous sales records for the cult FPS war series. The publisher is, in particular, anxious for gamers to get to grips with the multiplayer side of the game, which …

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Kinect sells out at Amazon, Play

Following news yesterday that GAME has already sold out of its initial Kinect stock allocation and cannot guarantee day one delivery for new pre-orders, two other major UK retailers have stopped taking pre-orders for the device. Amazon.co.uk is asking interested customers to sign up for email notifications regarding availability. An …

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Black Ops claims record pre-orders

Retailer GameStop has confirmed that it has received a record number of pre-orders for Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, which releases worldwide on November 9th. The news puts the game on-track to beat the industry records set by last year’s instalment in the series Modern Warfare 2 – putting …

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New Vegas pre-orders outgun Fallout 3

Pre-orders for Fallout: New Vegas have already surpassed those of Fallout 3. That’s according to the game’s publisher Bethesda, which is confident that the new RPG will top the success of its best-selling predecessor. Fallout 3 was released to critical and commercial acclaim in October 2008, and quickly outsold all …

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Kinect pre-orders boom

Despite initial scepticism over its price, Kinect looks set to be a big hit. Retailers are reporting high pre-order numbers for the device, which will be available in November for 129.99 bundled with Kinect Adventures. In fact MCV understands one large chain has encouraged stores to secure 10 pre-orders for …

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Kinect pre-orders very low

The first UK retailer to go live with what it believes will be the final RRP for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect has admitted that pre-orders for the device are very low”. Boos Igor Cipolletta told Eurogamer that he believes the 100+ price is too high” and that he thinks with …

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iPhone 4 pre-orders crash Apple site

Apple has announced that more than 600,000 people pre-ordered an iPhone 4 on Tuesday alone. "It was the largest number of pre-orders Apple has ever taken in a single day and was far higher than we anticipated, resulting in many order and approval system malfunctions," says the company in a …

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