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Killzone becomes 4th fastest selling Sony game

As well as claiming the top spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, Killzone 2 has become the fourth fastest selling Sony published title ever in the UK. It didn’t quite nab the PS3 crown, however, having to settle for second place the fastest selling stakes …

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UK CHARTS: Killzone 2 triumphant

After over three years of hype and unimagined pressure to perform, Sony’s PS3 exclusive first person shooter Killzone 2 has kept its nerve and debuted at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40. The victory is all the sweeter having had to fend off the advances of …

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Robot working on Halo Wars DLC

The studio formed after the closure of Ensemble has official confirmed its formation – and at the same time confirmed plans to keep developing new Halo Wars content. Robot has a staff of 45 comprised entirely of former Ensemble employees, and was originally reported on earlier this week. The team …

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Ex-Ensemble devs form Robot Entertainment

Ensemble Studios co-founder Tony Goodman and several colleagues have formed a new development house named Robot Entertainment. MCV’s sister site Develop has the full story right here.

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The Force Unleashed wins writing award

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has been awarded the Writers Guild of America’s Videogame Writing prize. The game beat Bethesda’s Fallout 3, EA’s Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 and Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider Underworld to get the prize. Develop has the full story – click here.

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GTA Chinatown Wars dated

Grand Theft Auto developer and publisher Rockstar has announced that its debut DS outing for the series, entitled GTA: Chinatown Wars, will be released in Europe on March 20th. The game is set to arrive at North American retail slightly earlier – March 17th. Rockstar had previously hinted that the …

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Halo Wars dated

Microsoft has announced the global release dates for its upcoming Halo Wars, and the surprise is that it’s Japanese gamers who are set to take the first bite of the RTS cake. Ensemble’s strategic take on the Master Chief’s universe will be released in Japan and Asia Pacific on February …

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Ensemble speaks out on studio closure

The director of technology at the soon to be closed Microsoft developer Ensemble Studios has admitted his surprise at the decision to shut the studio down. Ensemble is currently hard at work at the massively anticipated Halo Wars on Xbox 360, though its solid reputation was built on the back …

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