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UK CHARTS: MW2 spends fourth week at the top

Activision’s record-breaking Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has claimed its fourth consecutive number one in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40. It does so despite a seven per cent drop in sales – and despite the advances of EA’s resurgent FIFA 10 which enjoys a 24 per cent …

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Trade called to back War Child campaign

Activision has called on the games industry to get behind its GAME For Good Modern Warfare 2 charity push. The firm is trying to encourage a million Modern Warfare 2 owners onto Xbox Live this weekend (Saturday December 5th and Sunday December 6th). A huge flux of online players will …

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MOH gunning for COD

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out the inspiration behind EA’s decision to set the next Medal of Honor title in the modern day – and boss John Riccitiello has now openly spoke about his desire to topple Activision’s Call of Duty from atop of the FPS hierarchy. I’m …

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Andy Murray addicted to MW2

Activision’s Modern Warfare 2 is being pegged as the reason behind the high-profile split of Scottish tennis star Andy Murray and former girlfriend Kim Sears. The Sun reports that Sears ended her four-year relationship with the sports pro after he spent seven hours playing Activision’s shooter on PS3. A source …

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UK CHARTS: MW2 holds on to top spot

It’s as you were at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week with Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 spending its third week at the top of the listings despite a 32 per cent week-on-week drop in sales. You can read the full Top …

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UK CHARTS: MW2 locks down No.1

Despite seeing an 86 per cent week-on-week decline in sales, Activision’s might Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has succeeded in fending off the advancing forces of both Nintendo and Ubisoft to maintain its spot at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week. The full …

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MW2 PC sales topple predecessor

Though some corners of the internet would have you believe that we were literally all about to die following Infinity Ward’s decision to drop dedicated multiplayer servers for the PC version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, the sales numbers paint a different story. Posting on the Infinity Ward …

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Weekly UK video games market soars

This week’s UK software sales have skyrocketed 198 per cent to 103.1 million. It is comfortably the highest weekly figure of the year and isn’t far off 2008’s Christmas week, when 112.8 million went through UK games retailer’s tills. Unit sales also leapt up, rising 123 per cent to 3,422,625 …

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MW2 dev costs put at $40-50m

Infinity Ward prised as much as $50 million from Activision’s budget to develop Modern Warfare 2, reports suggest. That figure is thought to be far less than Infinity Ward had initially been offered. The $40-50 million that Infinity Ward spent – a number quoted by anonymous sources in an LA …

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Call of Duty inspires new retailers

modern warfare 2 has enticed yet more retailers into games, with petrol vendor BP the latest non-traditional chain to start selling triple-A product. The latest Call Of Duty was available at over 300 BP stations from midnight on November 10th. And now the firm wants to expand its range in …

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