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Free Conviction DLC every week

Ubisoft has stated that recent release Splinter Cell: Conviction will receive new DLC on a weekly basis – and best of all, it’s going to be free. CVG reports that the first download will be the MP7A1 Machine Pistol, which will be available on day one come the game’s European …

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UK Charts data delayed

This week’s GfK Chart-Track data, which includes the top 40 multiformat software charts, has been delayed today. ELSPA’s David Smith said: Unfortunately a major retailer has had system problems and as a result has not been able to deliver their Saturday sales data. We understand that the problem will not …

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GoWIII smashes series sales records

Not only did Sony’s God of War III shoot straight to the top of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week, it also set a new sales standard for Sony’s violent action series. The game bettered the week-one sales performance of its PS2 predecessor by 2.65-to-1, despite …

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JAPAN: Strong debut for Dragon Quest VI

Square Enix’s cherished RPG series Dragon Quest has once again lived up to the hefty expectations placed upon it in the publisher’s homeland with news that Dragon Quest VI sold nearly 1m copies on its first week of release. The title is actually a remake of the mid ‘90s SNES …

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UK CHARTS: MW2 claims ninth no.1

For a full rundown of the charts on all formats, check out MCV’s vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz – available to view online or download now. It’s nine weeks and counting at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week as Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern …

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UK games market falls to £60.1m

UK software sales fell 30 per cent last week, as post-Christmas consumer spending slows down. Value for the week dropped to 60.1m, while unit sales fell 23 per cent. This week’s performance was driven by the New Year sales and the continued success of Modern Warfare 2, which continues to …

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UK CHARTS: MW2 still top

It’s five weeks and counting now for Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as the record-breaking shooter beds in ahead of the key Christmas listings in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40. You can read the full Top 40 – as well as single-format charts – in MCV’s …

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JAPAN: NSMB smashes Wii record

Just this morning MCV reported that New Super Mario Bros Wii had shifted an impressive 422k units in Nintendo’s homeland of Japan in its first 24 hours on the shelves – and now the game has gone on to smash Wii’s week one sales record in the territory. Famitsu reports …

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Assassins Creed II sells 1.6m

It may have failed to grab the top spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, but Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed II has comfortably bettered the performance of its predecessor at retail. The publisher has revealed that the game sold 1.6m units worldwide in its first seven days …

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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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