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As was expected, FIFA 15, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Grand Theft Auto 5 dominated the UK sales chart in 2014. MCV has the list of the top 100 titles by sales, supplied by Chart-Track and UKIE. A huge caveat to note is the data only covers physical retail box copies, with no digital distribu...

January 15th 2015 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The Xbox One is now £329.99 in the UK, a 20 squid drop from the console's previously suggested price of £349.99. Oh, I'm sorry, quid? And here I thought it was a calamari based economy. Videogamer notes this is the third price cut in the region within 10 months for the console, which or...

September 23rd 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Regular Xbox Live members in the UK can enjoy a free bump up to Gold status courtesy of BioShock Infinite. The free weekend kicks off on Friday, March 8, starting 12:00 GMT and lasting until 23:59 GMT on Sunday, March 10.A variety of multiplayer events will go down throughout the weekend, starting...

March 1st 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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HMV, a multimedia chain and one of the UK's top high street game retailers, is closing 66 of its 220 stores, with 930 employees losing their jobs as a result. Deloitte, the company's administrators, said the closures should occur within the next one to two months."This step has been taken in order...

February 7th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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This week's UK charts feature a very familiar face at the summt. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, the country's best-selling game of last year, is back on top for the first time in 2013 thanks to a 20 percent bump in sales from the previous week. It ain't done yet, nosiree.Despite it being a relatively q...

January 28th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Guild Wars 2 is on a goodwill tour through Europe, and it appears that the crowds love ArenaNet's latest release. The fantasy title has topped the charts in not one, not two, but 10 countries in the region. NCsoft reports that Guild Wars 2 is at the number one sales spot for UK, Germany, France,...

September 7th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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After long last, British television services ITV and Channel 4 are coming to PlayStation 3 in the UK this week. The BBC's iPlayer service launched on the console a little while back (first unofficially and then officially), but this new development brings some of Britain's most popular on-demand co...

December 14th 2010 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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We get it. Who wants to play an X-Station or a PlayBox when tending virtual crops and vanquishing zombie hordes is so much more appealing? At least, that seems to be the case for some Europeans, as the BBC reports players have shown their support for the casual by plunking down hundreds of million...

February 11th 2010 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Develop's survey of 528 UK developers found the average salary on the islands to be £30,442 ($43,087). Although that's a few thousand pounds higher than the average annual salary in the UK, there appear to be significant differences in pay when compared to American counterparts.Not that it se...

March 16th 2009 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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The UK sales figures for the PSP during 2008 are looking downright abysmal. According to PocketGamer.co.uk, 4.1 million games for Sony's portable were sold during 2008, meaning sales have dropped approximately 27% from 2007's figure of 5.6 million. It looks even worse if you go by revenue -- 70 mil...

January 7th 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Retailers in the UK are losing sleep over DS flash carts, and that's turning them into big old grumps. As you probably know, flash carts not only offer interesting homebrew opportunities, but they also provide owners with the means to pirate games. Piracy has been cutting into DS software sales, and...

July 22nd 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments