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DS ends 2010 on a high note

Nintendo DS was the UK’s biggest selling games device of 2010, MCV understands. Although sales decreased year-on-year, combined sales of DSi, DSi XL and DS Lite just outstripped 360 by just over 50,000 units, according to our retail sources. Since going on sale in 2004 DS has become the most …

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DS claims all-time US crown

Platform holder Nintendo has confirmed the total lifetime sales for both DS and Wii in the US. Since going on sale in November 2004 the DS has gone on to sell a total of 47m units in the territory, making it the best selling handheld console in US history. Its …

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GT5 to be PS3s best 2010 seller

With a concrete release date now nailed down, retailer ShopTo.net has predicted that Gran Turismo 5 will be the biggest selling PS3 game of 2010. The game is currently the pre-ordered on the site, which is selling it for 34.85. This year’s first party release slate for the console included …

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GoldenEye will make a killing

Move over Mario – James Bond is going to be the top dog on Wii this year. Activision claims the new GoldenEye will rival hits like Mario Galaxy 2, Just Dance 2, Wii Party, Donkey Kong and Epic Mickey. Our expectations are that GoldenEye 007 will be one of the …

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Halo Reach tops US 2010 chart

With just over two months to go before the games industry waves goodbye to 2010, new numbers from US sales tracker NPD shows that for the year-to-date Microsoft’s Xbox 360 exclusive Halo Reach is the best-selling game in the region. Bungie’s shooter enjoyed sales of 3.3m in its launch month …

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HMV: Black Ops could be biggest game ever

UK entertainment retailer has predicted that Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops could become the biggest selling video game of all time after it hits global retail shelves on November 9th. We’re seeing some exceptional interest for this title across its different formats,” HMV’s senior buyer James Brooks told Eurogamer. …

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Sony to stop selling PSP dev kits

PlayStation platform holder has confirmed to MCV that it will stop selling PSP development kits to studios on November 15th. The decision was taken due to the expiry of current development and test tools. However, the news does signal the end of the handheld in the way that some sites …

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HMV selling Dead Rising 2 early

Having just confirmed a large number of midnight openings for Tuesday’s Xbox 360 exclusive Halo Reach, HMV has confirmed a second games offensive – it is host the official UK launch of Capcom’s zombie sequel Dead Rising 2. Furthermore, the retailer will also offer consumers a chance to buy the …

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MW2 claims all-time UK crown

It didn’t pass the finishing line quite as fast as Chart-Track had predicted, but at long last Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has cemented its position as the best selling game of all time in the UK. It does so after 41 weeks on the market, of which …

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Retailers ignore R4DS ban

Despite this week’s ruling that saw the illegalisation of nearly all devices aimed at allowing the running of homebrew and pirated games on the Nintendo DS, MCV has confirmed that some outlets are still selling the accessories. Though many of the links that come up in a Google search for …

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