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Clone Wars MMO inbound?

Whilst Sony and LucasArts’ first collaboration, Star Wars Galaxies, may have ultimately failed to compete in the crowded traditional MMO space, rumours are suggesting that the two companies are to team up once again – this time for a casual MMO based on the famous adventure franchise. All the details …

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GTA heading to iPhone

In a move that boosts iPhone’s gaming platform credentials arguably more than any other before it, Rockstar Games has revealed plans to release two new titles for the iPhone – specifically, adaptations of two games developed by its Develop Award-winning Leeds studio. The firm is lining up both upcoming title …

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JAPAN: Chinatown Wars gets Z rating

Following the precedent Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars set in the UK when it became the first 18 rated DS game to hit the shelves, the critically acclaimed title is set to become the first Cero Z rated title for Nintendo’s handheld in Japan. A Cero Z rating is …

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GTA DS will have a long and successful shelf-life

The CEO of Take-Two Ben Feder says you should forget everything you know about how DS games sell.0 That’s because adult-focused games like GTA: Chinatown Wars prove there is a market for grown-up games on Nintendo platforms – and that Rockstar’s most recent release will be an evergreen seller like …

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Six million sales and counting for Guild Wars

Korean publisher NCsoft has announced that its popular MMO PC series Guild Wars has passed the six million unit sales mark just days ahead of its fourth birthday on April 28th. Unlike most traditional MMOs, Guild Wars if free-to-play, so whilst gamers have to pay for each expansion they do …

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US: Chinatown Wars sales below expectations

US analyst Cowan and Company has stated that it believes Rockstar’s recently released Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars sold just 89,000 units on DS in the territory in March. The firm had originally predicted that the game could sell as many as 450,000 units upon its release in North America. …

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Does mature content have a future on DS?

The failure of Rockstar’s critically-adored Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars to trouble the higher end of the charts has lead one analyst to predict that there are unlikely to be many more 18-rated games released for Nintendo DS. Though the US March sales figures are not known, analysts predict that …

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UK CHARTS: Resident Evil 5 fends off GTA

The ongoing success of Capcom’s Resident Evil 5 continues this week with the news that the next-gen survival horror shooter has claimed the top spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 for the second week in a row. It does so despite a 52 per cent drop in …

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Halo Wars passes 1m sales worldwide

Halo Wars, the Ensemble Studios RTS released for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 last month, has now sold over one million copies across the globe, the platform holder has confirmed. To date the title has seen 2.6m multiplayer matches played online, totalling up more than 118 years of total playtime. On average, …

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