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NCsoft claims Guild Wars 2 MMORPG sales record

Guild Wars 2 has claimed an impressive sales record, if publisher NCsoft is to be believed. The company says that Guild Wars 2 ranks as the all-time fastest selling Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) in Europe and North America” with sales of 3m units in its first nine months …

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Football Manager 2013 is the fastest selling yet – Miles Jacobson tells MCV why

MCV Awards nominee Sports Interactive has just released its fastest selling Football Manager yet. We ask studio boss Miles Jacobson how the series is bucking the trend at retail… So how has your new Football Manager performed? In a year where the market is down pretty much everywhere, for some …

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Nintendo rules out Wii U price cut despite "not delivering value proposition" to consumers

The price of the Wii U will not be cut by Nintendo in the near future. That’s despite, by Nintendo’s own admission, the fact that Wii U has not delivered a value proposition” to consumers. But with the company still selling the machine at a loss, it has no room …

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Simply Games slams "inaccurate" reporting over Black Ops II sales… but ships game regardless

Online retailer Simply Games has criticised the media for its coverage of its decision to sell Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 early. On Friday the retailer received stock of the game and told its customers that if they ordered before 4:30pm they were likely” to receive it the following …

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UPDATED: Simply Games customers get Black Ops II early

(This story has been updated – headline was originally ‘Simply Games tells customers they can have Black Ops II by tomorrow’. Updates at end of article.) Online indie retailer Simply Games is currently telling customers that they will have Call of Duty: Black Ops II in their hands by tomorrow …

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The biggest selling game of the summer? A free mod called DayZ

DayZ is more than just another zombie game. There are no objective markers and scores don’t matter: it’s all about survival. There is no price tag, beyond the cost of DayZ’s 2009 parent game Arma II. And there is no stopping it. While Dead Island and Resident Evil sales tail …

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Diablo III is the fastest selling PC game of all time

Blizzard has announced that Diablo III is the fastest selling PC game of all time, shifting 3.5m copies worldwide in its first 24 hours. An additional 1.2m copies were distributed to owners of the World of Warcraft Annual Pass, taking the total day one userbase to 4.7m. By the end …

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PS3 is leading Euro market in 2012

As part of its investor presentation last night, Nintendo revealed that Sony’s PS3 has taken control of the European hardware market since the turn of the year. Its data suggests that Sony has enjoyed weekly continental sales of between 100,00 and 50,000 units. 3DS is next in line with sales …

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Journey breaks PSN sales records

Developer thatgamecompany has announced that its recent PS3 release Journey has become the most successful game ever to be released on PSN. Journey has officially broken PlayStation Network and PlayStation Store sales records, surpassing all games ever released on the PlayStation Network to become the fastest-selling game ever released in …

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