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DS2 dev kits are in the wild

Development kits for Nintendo’s successor to the world-conquering DS handheld not only exist, but they’re also in the hands of key Japanese studios – that’s the claim being made by CVG. The website states that The Pokemon Company, amongst others, was the first outfit to get their hands on the …

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NPD: Prototype keeps Nintendo from the top

Over-the-top free roaming action title Prototype topped the June software charts in the US, with the 419,900 sales enjoyed by the Xbox 360 SKU bettering both high-profile new arrivals and perennial sellers. The PS3 SKU shifted around 181,100 units. Much like the wider games market in North America, there were …

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Sony briefing PS3 motion control to developers

Sony is currently showcasing the PS3’s new motion controller to its development partners, providing extended information on the device’s properties. The new PlayStation Eye-trackable peripheral will integrate force feedback, according to an article at news site Kotaku. The report adds that Sony has already provided face-tracking and head-tracking capability in …

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UK CHARTS: Prototype goes top

The reign of EA’s The Sims 3 at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 is over, with Activision Blizzard’s free-roaming superhero romp Prototype climbing one position to claim its crown. Activision’s title, which is the first from the publisher to grab the top spot in 2009, …

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Impulse digital store secures Activision and Ubisoft

The Impulse digital distribution service has made significant additions to its catalogue, by signing up publishers Ubisoft and Activision. The PC download service, which was set up by Sins of a Solar Empire publisher Stardock, has now added Activision titles Prototype and Call of Duty 4 to its catalogue, while …

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UK CHARTS: Sims 3 refuses to budge

After a long period of dominance from Nintendo’s Wii Fit, EA’s PC hit The Sims 3 has stamped its chart credentials on the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 by claiming top spot for the second week in a row. It finishes ahead of Activision Blizzard’s debutant Prototype, which enters …

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UK games market holds firm

The UK video games market weekly value continues to rise this week following the release of The Sims 3 and Red Faction: Guerrilla. According to MCV calculations, based on today’s Gfk-ChartTrack/ELSPA weekly report, the UK market has hit 23.5 million for the weekend ending June 6th, a rise of three …

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RETAIL BIZ: Infamous & Prototype

Head over to the RETAIL BIZ previews section for MCV’s guide to some of the biggest games heading to retail over the summer. This week, two of the biggest action titles of the season go up against each other at retail, as Sony’s Infamous and Activision Blizzard’s Prototype compete for …

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Prototype release date smashes into view

Publisher Activision Blizzard has confirmed its ex-Vivendi free-roaming action title Prototype will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on June 5th in Europe – with American gamers having to wait until June 9th. Prototype takes the sandbox city formula and mixes up by granting players mutated shape-shifting super …

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Activision dates Indiana Jones

Publisher Activision Blizzard has dated the upcoming Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings, which will be released on May 22nd on Wii, DS, PSP and PS2. Also pencilled in are DS title Animal Planet: Emergency Vets (April 24th), Monsters vs. Aliens (May 27th) and movie tie-in X_Men Origins: Wolverine …

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