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MW2 sales pass $550m worldwide

It just can’t stop breaking records! Publisher Activision Blizzard has announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 sold-through a staggering $550m in its first five days on sale. The company believes that this is the best five-day launch in the history of entertainment – including video games, cinema and …

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Activision denies Russian MW2 ban

Despite widespread reports to the contrary, publisher Activision Blizzard has firmly denied that its recently released Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been banned in Russia thanks to its controversial terrorist level – which, incidentally, is called ‘No Russian’. Reports that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been …

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Modern Warfare spin-off on the way?

Considering the unparalleled success of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Activision Blizzard would rightly be seen to be quite mad if they weren’t planning to take advantage – so talk of a possible series spin-off, whilst purely speculative, is also highly believable. Craig Fairbrass, the man who provides the …

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Take a bet on Modern Warfare 2

Following its jaw-dropping day one UK sales, online bookies PaddyPower have revealed a number of new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 related bets including 1/3 odds on it going on to become the best selling video game of all time. Punters are now also able to bet on just …

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BBC all over Modern Warfare 2

The BBC has this morning across its many outlets dedicated lots of time to the release of Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, which went on sale around the world at midnight. Amongst other coverage there is a substantial piece on the BBC News front page and there were …

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Could MW2 price drop further still?

It’s already the most competitive price war the UK games industry has ever seen, but the most dramatic could yet be to follow as the High Street prepares for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to be released at midnight tonight. Sainsbury’s is currently leading the price charge by chopping …

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MW2 tops all-time Amazon pre-order chart

Amazon.co.uk has confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has become the most pre-ordered game in the company’s history, racking up double the amount of interest of former title holder Grand Theft Auto IV. The level of interest in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been unprecedented,” Amazon.co.uk’s …

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Ministers debate game violence

Video games violence and the economic worth of the UK games industry took centre stage at a heated debate in the House of Commons this afternoon, as Labour MP Tom Watson took it on himself to defend the sector from the types of accusations regularly thrown around by the press. …

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Street date struggle for Modern Warfare 2

Though UK entertainment chains seem to be holding firm, retailer GameStop has admitted that it knowingly broke the street date and sold Modern Warfare 2 early at some of its North American branches over the weekend. GameStop made the decision to break street date and sell reserved copies of Call …

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Modern Warfare 2 price roundup

Remember the anger expressed by gamers when Activision announced that it was going to charge 54.99 for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 back in July? Well forget it – from midnight tonight gamers will be able to pick up the anticipated FPS for a fraction of the RRP. Sainsbury’s …

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