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GAME Posts Massive Losses As Hard-Copy Sales Dip

By Alastair Stevenson on September 27, 2011, 8:45AM EDT
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Blaming a marked decline in the computer games market, the GAME Group has posted a massive £51.5 million loss for the 26 weeks to July 2011. The news marks a rapid increase in the £21.5 million p…

UK Charts: Gears of War 3 Takes Pole, F1 2011 In Second

By Darryl Kaye on September 26, 2011, 8:09AM EDT
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As everyone expected, Epic Games' latest epic, Gears of War 3, has jumped straight in at the top of the UK video game sales charts. This of course means that Dead Island has been knocked off of its…

Japanese Company Buys Play.com For £25m

By Beyhan Moustafa on September 21, 2011, 12:42PM EDT
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UK-based online retail giant, Play.com, has just announced that they have been bought out by Japanese company Rakuten for the agreed fee of £25m. Rakuten is Japan's largest online retail operator …

UK Charts: Dead Island Fights Off The Horde Again

By Darryl Kaye on September 19, 2011, 8:44AM EDT
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Dead Island has managed to stave off the hordes of games as it has retained its place at the top of the UK video game sales charts. It's even improved its sales performance in some aspects. Dead…

GAMEfest To Return In 2012

By Darryl Kaye on September 16, 2011, 4:59PM EDT
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GAME, the retailer behind GAMEfest, has announced that the Birmingham-based event will be returning in 2012. However, they did not specify a date. GAME estimates that as many as 30,000 gamers will…

Professor Layton And The Missing RPG Mode

By Nick Young on August 31, 2011, 12:38PM EDT
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Nintendo of America have recently announced a release date for the upcoming Professor Layton And The Spectre's Call. Alongside the date, Nintendo also confirmed that a 100-hour-long bonus mode would…

UK Charts: Xenoblade Chronicles Posts Strong Showing

By Darryl Kaye on August 22, 2011, 5:40PM EDT
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Much to the satisfaction of Nintendo Wii owners who have had a hankering for a good Japanese RPG, Xenoblade Chronicles launched last week and became the seventh best selling game in the UK. It was…

UK Charts: Zumba Fitness Makes It Eight In A Row

By Darryl Kaye on August 8, 2011, 6:25PM EDT
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Zumba Fitness has managed to make it eight consecutive weeks at the top of the UK video games sales charts, with nothing arriving to challenge it. Such is the dominance being shown right now, that…

UK Charts: Call of Juarez: The Cartel Charts High

By Darryl Kaye on July 25, 2011, 9:02AM EDT
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Call of Juarez: The Cartel managed to have a strong release this week, but it still couldn't knock Zumba Fitness off the top of the UK video game sales charts. Cars 2 also managed to chart inside the…

SEGA Announce Aliens: Infestation For Nintendo DS

By Darryl Kaye on July 20, 2011, 6:09PM EDT
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SEGA has announced a new Aliens game that will release way in advance of Aliens: Colonial Marines, being developed over at Gearbox Software. Surprisingly, this new title (dubbed Aliens: Infestation)…