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Minecraft still top of UK XBLA charts

Minecraft is still the top selling Xbox Live Arcade game in the UK. The building title has been a massive success on Microsoft’s platform. This is only the second official UK XBLA Top Ten – which is published in MCV every week – but Minecraft has been comfortably the top …

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The future of games retail revealed in this week’s MCV

This week’s MCV – which isnow available to view online– analyses the collapse of THQ and reveals what games retail will look like in ten years time. We also discuss the growing Nordic Territory, while UKIE’s Jo Twist talks about curing the confidence crisis impacting the UK games industry. And …

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More Sega Saturn games on the way to XBLA and PSN

A trio of Sega’s AM2 titles are to receive digital re-releases on Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network. Sega’s AM2 system became an arcade standard in the ‘90s and also served as the basis for the company’s brilliant but ill-fated Saturn console. Virtua Fighter 2 and spin-off Fighting Vipers …

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Beyond Good & Evil HD coming to retail

Ubisoft is bringing Beyond Good & Evil HD to the High Street as part of a new digital triple pack. The publisher’s Xbox Live Hits Collection features the acclaimed Michel Ancel adventure, as well as popular 2011 XBLA hits From Dust and Outland. Now if all that sounds familiar, it’s …

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Minecraft on 360 breaks XBLA sales records

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has smashed all previous Xbox Live Arcade sales records after selling the most units in just 24 hours. The downloadable title – priced at 1,600 Microsoft Points (around 15) – went on sale on Wednesday, May 9th. Within its first hour on sale it had become …

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New Fable is digital-only

A second Fable game will arrive this year over Xbox Live Arcade. As rumoured over the weekend, Fable: Heroes is a side-scrolling hack and slash adventure aimed at a broader audience than the series’ traditional adult fanbase. It was revealed at Microsoft’s Spring Showcase held in San Francisco last week. …

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Gotham City Imposters tops XBLA sales chart

Warner Bros’ online shooter Gotham City Imposters became last week’s best-selling Xbox Live Arcade game. The multiplayer-focused Batman title reached the No.1 spot ahead of Pinball FX2, Warp, The Simpsons Arcade Game and Fruit Ninja Kinect. This is in terms of full versions purchased. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 …

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