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Wii was best selling European home console in December

Think the Wii is dead in the market? Think again. Data from Nintendo’s latest investor presentation reveals that Nintendo’s innovative home machine was the best selling hardware in Europe in December 2011. It wasn’t able to replicate the huge lead it enjoyed over rivals PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2010, …

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Modern Warfare 3 crowned UK’s best seller in 2011

UKIE has confirmed what we all already knew – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the best selling game in the UK in 2011. It’s the third year in a row that a Call of Duty title has claimed the annual crown following the successes of Modern Warfare 2 …

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Angry Birds rules the roost on the Apple App Store

At this time every year, Apple releases ‘Rewind’, its annual year-end lists for music, movies, TV shows, podcasts and apps. Last year, Rovio’s phenomenon of a game was best paid app – and it’s repeated the trick in 2011. It didn’t figure in the iPad stakes as it wasn’t out …

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inFamous: Festival of Blood claims PSN sales record

Recent release inFamous: Festival of Blood has become the fastest selling PS3 game ever on the PlayStation Network. The game is the first title to be released by developer Sucker Punch since it became a Sony owned studio in August of this year. Festival of Blood is a standalone title …

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Paddy Power paying out on Xmas No.1 betting

We’re used to the absurd PR merry-go-round that is the betting for Christmas No.1, but even by those standards this is a bit odd. Paddy power has announced today that it is paying out on Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 being this year’s best-selling video game this Christmas. …

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PS3 close to catching Xbox 360

Sony’s PlayStation 3 is now within 1.3m unit sales of catching the Xbox 360. The latest financial numbers from Sony say that the console has now sold 56m units. Microsoft numbers in October said that it has sold 57.3m Xbox 360 consoles worldwide. That PS3 has nearly closed the gap …

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Aussie retailers break Batman: Arkham City release date

The Australian arm of video games retailer Electronics Boutique has begun selling Warner Interactive’s Batman: Arkham City a day ahead of its official release in the territory. And as a result, rival GAME has also gone live with its sales of the title on its website. The move was brazenly …

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EA top of the league with 1m FIFA sales

Electronic Arts has netted 1m UK sales of FIFA in record time. MCV understands that the latest game in the hit franchise passed the 1m unit barrier earlier this week.It means that FIFA 12 has enjoyed the most successful launch for the series to date. According to Gfk Chart-Track, 18 …

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GameStop: Breaking streets dates is not part of our plan

The UK arm of retailer GameStop has insisted that it intends to observe street dates in the future. Some customers who pre-ordered Gears of War 3 last week received their copies as early as Saturday (September 17th) – complete with a note requesting that users refrain from playing until tonight. …

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GAME begins selling Blu-ray and music

UK retailers GAME and Gamestation have from today started selling Blu-ray movies and music in-store, on the same day that the Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray boxset is released. Around 300 stores in total will offer a catalogue of over 60 Blu-ray films. Blu-rays will also be included in …

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