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Retailers unfazed by empty release schedule

UK game stores have played down concerns over a quiet start to 2014. The first six weeks of 2014 is notable for a significant lack of titles, prompting worries that the good momentum from the end of last year could slow. However, buyers at top UK stores have told MCV …

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OPINION: Keep faith while the release schedule hibernates

That long wait for GTA V is going to seem quite painful. While it’s worth paying some lip service to the few tent-poles the games industry will offer up this summer – The Last of Us, Splinter Cell, and Nintendo’s 3DS range – there’s no denying that the months ahead …

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Are we ready for the biggest video games drought ever?

Fewer video games were sold than ever last week, as the release schedule dries up. Retailers shifted just 332,338 games over the last seven days, generating 8m in revenue. But the worse is still to come, say analysts. In fact, UK retailers told MCV this week they don’t expect the …

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Ubisoft readies digital range for summer

Gamers unserved by a quiet summer release schedule might find solace in raft of new digital games from Ubisoft. The firm is looking to take advantage of a barren period for boxed games with a clutch of download titles – including a swift follow up to Xmas hit Far Cry …

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Nintendo reveals Wii U H1 2013 release schedule

Just 13 games boxed Wii U games are currently scheduled for release in the first half of 2013. The highlights begin with tomorrow’s release of Ninja Gaiden 3 although owners will have to wait until the spring to get their hands on the next high-profile first party release, Pikmin 3. …

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Sony lists Move titles

Platform holder Sony has detailed its exact Move slate both now and for the weeks ahead – and it shows just how much owners of the motion-sensitive controller have to look forward to. Currently available offerings include Sports Champions, Brunswick Pro Bowling, Toy Story 3, The Shoot, Lord of the …

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RETAIL BIZ: Today’s charts and buying guide

MCV’s vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz, is available to view online and download now. Our essential six-page supplement offers an in-depth look at this week’s official Gfk-ChartTrack multiformat Top 40 – still topped by EA’s Mass Effect 2 – as well as all of the official UK single and multi-format …

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OUT THIS WEEK: 06/03/09

RETAIL BIZ: This Friday’s games release slate is led by two highly anticipated games connected by their military themes… but divided by time. Sega’s Empire: Total War is already available, having released on Wednesday. The next iteration in the critically acclaimed Total War series is based around 18th Century conflicts, …

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Street Fighter IV dated

Japanese publisher Capcom has told MCV that its highly-anticipated beat ‘em up Street Fighter IV will hit shelves on February 20th 2009. The game, which is schedule for release on PS3, 360 and PC, arrives a week before the Wii edition of Dead Rising, which is scheduled for February 27th. …

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Quantum of Solace dated

Activision has confirmed to MCV that James Bond: Quantum of Solace will arrive on UK shores on Friday October 31st. The game will be released on PS3, PS2, Wii, 360, DS and PC, and will combine elements from the last Bond film, Casino Royale, and the upcoming Quantum of Solace …

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