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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas supplement returns next month

If you want to know how to maximise your opportunity at retail this Q4, MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas has the answer. Returning after a successful debut last year, the 12 Games of Christmas supplement will be published alongside the November 13th issue of MCV and available via the website. …

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Next PES 2011 DLC dated

Konami has put a firm release date on the next piece of long-awaited DLC for football title PES 2011. The patch, which will include all the player changes from the winter transfer window that closed on February 2nd, will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on March 15th. …

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Nintendo kicks off Winter Wonderland tour

A range of Wii games are being promoted at two key UK cities this Christmas. The firm will be showcasing games at family-friendly Winter Wonderland events in Edinburgh and Cardiff, which run from late November 2010 to early January 2011. A ‘Wii Join the Party’ stand will feature a range …

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Vanquish set for winter release

Upcoming third-person shooter Vanquish has been scheduled for a winter release in Japan. The Xbox 360 and PS3 title, produced by Platinum Games of Bayonetta and Mad World fame, should hit the UK in December or the first few months of 2011. Vanquish’s director Shinji Mikami said it will not …

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Mario & Sonic Winter Olympics sells 6m

One of the most successful IP marriages of recent times continues to perform for Sega at retail with news that Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games has now sold over 6m copies worldwide. The game was first released in October and debuted at number five in the ELSPA …

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Bayonetta sales hit 1.1m

Platinum Games’ much applauded hack ‘n’ slash title Bayonetta has sold a total of 1.1m units worldwide since it went on sale in October last year (in Japan). Despite this feat the game fails to become Sega’s best selling game in the nine months ending December 31st – that accolade …

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Mario and Sonic marketing push kicks off

Mario and Sonic At The Olympic Winter Games may be a few months from launch, but publisher Sega has already begun its ‘biggest ever’ marketing campaign for the title. The firm has booked 30-second spots before some of this summer’s biggest movie releases, beginning with Harry Potter, and continuing with …

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Sega dates Mario & Sonics winter outing

Publisher Sega has revealed that Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games, the existence of which was exclusively broken by MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz, will be released in Europe on both Wii and the DS on October 16th. The dual-SKU release brings both the home and portable versions in …

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Mario & Sonic Olympics 2 in development?

A source close to MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz has indicated that Sega is working on Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics. Based on the upcoming Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010, the game looks to follow the success it has enjoyed with Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, which was …

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