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RETAIL BIZ: Splinter Cell: Conviction

Click here to access the RETAIL BIZ Previews section, where you’ll find the definitive guide to some of the biggest titles hitting shelves in the near future. This week, we take a look at Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction, the hotly-anticipated return of the ruthless spy Sam Fisher. With …

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RETAIL BIZ: EA dominates PC chart

Electronic Arts has stormed the PC charts this week, taking the top two positions with its latest releases. Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight debuted at No.1, with fellow new release Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening following in second place. The publisher also held onto four other positions in the …

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RETAIL BIZ: Just Cause 2

Click here to access the RETAIL BIZ Preview section, where you’ll find the definitive guide to the most hotly anticipated titles heading to retail. This week, we take a look at Square Enix’s Just Cause 2, the open-world action game that lets players parachute, grapple, base-jump, drive, shoot and explode …

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RETAIL BIZ: Ben 10 boosts PSP market

D3P’s Ben 10: Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks has proved there’s still plenty of life left in Sony’s handheld by debuting at the top of the PSP charts. The game is the first new entry to grab the No.1 spot of the PSP Top 10 in its debut week since EA’s …

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RETAIL BIZ: Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver

Click here to access the RETAIL BIZ Previews section, where you’ll find the definitive guide to some of the biggest titles heading to retail in the coming weeks. This week, we take a look at Nintendo’s Pokmon HeartGold and SoulSilver – the DS remakes of two of the most popular …

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RETAIL BIZ: New releases storm PC chart

Publishers proved there is still life in the hardcore PC gaming market this week as no less than four new releases storm the format’s Top 10. Electronic Arts’ Battlefield: Bad Company 2 took the No.1 spot in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track PC chart, as it did in the Xbox 360, …

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RETAIL BIZ: Ben 10 Alien Force Vilgax Attacks

Click here to access the RETAIL BIZ Previews section for an in-depth guide to some of the biggest titles heading to shelves. This week, we take a look at D3P’s Ben 10: Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks, the latest video game from one of the world’s hottest boys’ properties. Also previewed …

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RETAIL BIZ: Napoleon repeats Empires success

Napoleon: Total War has followed in the footsteps of its 2009 predecessor by seizing the top spot in the ELPSA GfK Chart-Track PC charts. The game matched the success of Empire: Total War, which debuted at No.1 in the PC charts when it launched last March. Napoleon knocks last week’s …

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RETAIL BIZ: Super Street Fighter IV

Click here to access the Retail Biz Previews section, where you’ll find the definitive guide to the hottest releases heading to the High Street. This week, we take a look at Capcom’s Super Street Fighter IV – an enhanced edition of last year’s best-selling beat-’em-up that provides fresh challenges for …

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RETAIL BIZ: Vancouver sales soar

Sega’s Vancouver 2010: The Official Video Game has returned to the Top 10 of the Xbox 360 and PS3 charts as interest grows in the current Winter Olympics. The game saw a 274 per cent rise in sales during the week ending February 20th, 2010, driven primarily by the console …

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