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The Order: 1886 tops UK retail charts as Evolve falls to No.3

Sony’s PS4-exclusive cinematic shooter The Order: 1886 has debuted at the top of the UK retail charts, according to the latest Ukie Games Charts, compiled by GfK Chart-Track. The Order’s chart-topping success marks Sony’s first number one position since The Last of Us Remastered in August 2014. It’s also the …

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Yokai Watch 2 finally dethroned in Japanese charts

Smash hit 3DS title Yokai Watch 2 has finally been knocked off the Japanese software chart top spot, according to the latest data from Famitsu. The multi-million-selling title fell to fourth in the rankings last week, as a flood of new releases took the top three. Coming in first was …

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The Last of Us Remastered and Diablo III break into Japanese charts

Two Western releases have broken into the Japanese software charts this week, according to data from Famitsu. Sony’s Remastered edition of hit title The Last of Us debuted in third place in the Top Ten, while the release of Blizzard’s gothic RPG Diablo III on consoles as Reaper of Souls …

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Metacritic names EA as 2012’s top publisher

EA has been named as the most critically successful publisher of 2012 by reviews aggregation site Metacritic. The report included all publishers who had released 15 or more titles and factored in metrics including average review score and the number of good (75%+), bad (49%-) and great (90%+) titles published. …

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Take-Two wins Metacritic publisher report

Reviews aggregation site Metacritic has named Take-Two as the most critically successful publisher of 2010. The company emerged with a review score average of 77.1 per cent, thanks mainly to the strong reception given to Red Dead Redemption (95 per cent) and Sid Meier’s Civilization V (90 per cent). The …

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PS3 gets Metacritic 2009 gong

Reviews aggregation site Metacritic has revealed its 2009 Game Platform Power Rankings charts, and it’s the PS3 that has emerged as this year’s champion. The chart combines a number of factors but is designed to name the platform that has consistently delivered the best quality software over the last 12 …

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PES Industry Cup less than a week away

The industry is preparing to take to the digital field once more next week as MCV joins forces with Konami to co-host the latest PES Industry Rankings gathering in London. The competition will see a number of top games industry figures lacing their digital boots for the 16 player one-on-one …

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Wii dominates eBay sales tables

Nintendo’s Wii has managed to trump all contenders in the annual eBay Black Friday race by becoming the most searched for product across all categories on the US arm of the popular online auction site. To see all the stats, including the average Wii sales price and a look at …

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Tesco rules online roost

Tesco Direct has retained the top spot in a table of 100 retail websites, with a score of 8 out of 10 for January. A list of 100 retail websites has been compiled by the Retail Bulletin and SiteMorse, with the first 125 pages of each retailer’s website being tested …

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