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Football Manager 2013 is series’ fastest-selling game yet

Football Manager 2013 enjoyed double-digit growth worldwide compared to the previous game. That makes it the fastest selling game in the series to date, says developer Sports Interactive. The title was boosted by the new ‘time friendly’ Classic Mode, the fact the game hasn’t been pirated yet and growth in …

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The collapse of THQ: The full story

Was THQ’s demise the result of bad management, bad circumstances or just plain bad luck? The company that had generated millions from games based on Finding Nemo and WWE, had struggled to transition into a world where kids games and licenced titles were no-longer safe bets. Certain analysts and industry …

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Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition revealed for North America and Europe

Sega has announced the Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition, a bundling of the base game and its two expansions set to land in North America and Europe this March. The upcoming definitive offering of Creative Assembly’s critically acclaimed 2011 PC strategy title will launch at select retailers Stateside on …

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THQ to go as Sega, Koch, Crytek, Take-Two and Ubisoft make asset grab

Time is sadly up for THQ today. Reports from the US, and a letter from CEO Brian Farrell and president Jason Rubin sent to all employees, has confirmed Sega, Koch, Crytek, Take-Two and Ubisoft have all stepped in to buy some of the most prized assets of the bankrupt firm. …

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South Park creators attempt to block Stick of Truth auction as THQ bidding war begins

South Park Studios is attempting to stop the sale of the publishing rights for its new game, The Stick of Truth. The auction for THQ’s assets began yesterday, with rumours suggesting Sega is after Dawn of War and Companies of Heroes developer Relic – which is the biggest creative rival …

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Jurgen Post: Digital comes first for new Sega

2013 will be the first full year for the new Sega: a big publisher that focuses on digital first, complemented by select boxed brands. MCV asks European COO Jurgen Post how these plans will come to fruition this year.. The restructure Sega announced last year showed a focus on digital …

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UK retail eyes up Steam Box and Nvidia Shield

UK retailers have told MCV that they are keen to stock Valve’s Steam-box and Nvidia’s Shield. A Steam-box style product named Piston and Nvidia’s new console Shield was showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, putting pressure on Microsoft and Sony who have yet to lift the lid on …

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We reveal the 100 best selling games of 2012 in this week’s MCV

This week’s MCV isnow available to view online – and it boasts our huge review of the year where we discuss the seven games that defined 2012. We also analyse the November sales data, pick the 25 Gadgets to stock this Christmas and reveal the full state of the UK …

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