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Crysis 2 Maintains Top Spot In UK, Motorstorm Apocalypse Struggles

by Ernice Gilbert on April 4th, 2011, under EA, Hot, News, PC, PS3, Shooter, Xbox 360

Crysis 2 held its number one position on the UK charts last week, denying Shift 2: Unleashed the position. It’s also a shame that Motorstorm Apocalypse didn’t even make it in the top ten, something we’re sure was caused by the delay confusion because of the Japan earthquake crisis.

Besides that, Homefront is in fifth, a strong hold for a game that scored extremely poor, and neither Killzone 3 nor Bullestorm managed to steal a spot in the top ten.

The full quencher’s below the break.

UK Charts – Pokemon Kicks All Else To The Curb, Bulletstorm Leapfrog’s Killzone 3

by Ernice Gilbert on March 7th, 2011, under News, Nintendo

It’s another weekly UK gaming charts moment, and this time, we see Nintendo power take it over, as the firm’s Pokemon White and Pokemon Black lands at the number one and two spots respectively.

Bulletstorm and Killzone 3 also appeared in the top ten, but those two games came in 4th and 5th respectively, as Fight Night Champion grabbed the number 3 spot.

Full list can be found after the break.

Red Dead Redemption Sells 8 Million

by Ernice Gilbert on February 8th, 2011, under News, Take-Two

Take-Take has just announced that Rockstar’s westerner Red Dead Redemption has sold 8 million units on PS3 and Xbox 360.

LittleBigPlanet 2 Comes In At Number One In The UK Games Chart

by Ernice Gilbert on January 24th, 2011, under Hot, Media Molecule, News, Sony

Chart-Track’s released its UK game sales numbers, and amongst the throng, in the top ten, you’ll find Black Ops, Just Dance 2, FIFA 11 and Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood.

In the number spot of the same list, however, you’ll find Media Molecule’s masterpiece: LittleBigPlanet 2. Full quencher’s past the jump.

“One of the Most Talented Developers in the World”: Infinity Ward Still Is, Says Activision

by Ernice Gilbert on December 15th, 2010, under Activision, News

That’s right, even after Vince Zampella and Jason West were dismissed from Infinity Ward, taking with them a third of the company’s talent, Activision contends that the developer’s still one of the most talented, not only in America, but the world.

The Gaming Industry Has Been “Forever Changed” By The PS2 Says Tretton

by Ernice Gilbert on October 26th, 2010, under Hot, News, Sony

Sony’s celebrating 15 years of PlayStation all year, and it just so happens the PS2 turned ten in the U.S. today. SCEA boss Jack Tretton came over to the US PS Blog to share what he thought of the aforesaid console, saying it “forever changed” the gaming industry.

Halo: Reach Is The Top Selling Game Of 2010 In US

by Ernice Gilbert on October 20th, 2010, under Bungie, Microsoft, News

According to the NPD, Microsoft’s Halo: Reach is now the top selling title of 2010 in the U.S.

Say what you will about the Halo brand it’s nothing simple.

September Could Be A “Huge” Month For The Xbox 360

by Ernice Gilbert on September 10th, 2010, under Bungie, Hot, Microsoft, News

Remember when Halo 3 released in 2007 how the Xbox 360 saw a massive sale boost? Well, according to the NPD, it might be dejavu all over again when next month arrives.

For Treyarch, Brutality Of War Is Important But Black Ops Won’t Be “Gratuitous”

by Ernice Gilbert on August 26th, 2010, under Activision, Hot, News, Treyarch

In Modern Warfare 2, the brutality of war was evidently when the “No Russian” scene was released onto the web. It sent the gaming world into a heated debate, and even the Russian government weren’t too happy with the portrayal.

Now that Treyarch’s title, Call of Duty: Black Ops is coming, the question was posed to the developer concerning the brutality of war, and whether they’d shy away from such controversy.

For them, it’s all part of the game, but it won’t be “gratuitous”.

Activision Is Going Down, And Black Ops Can’t Help Them Says Pachter

by Ernice Gilbert on August 9th, 2010, under Activision, Hot, News

Activision relies heavily on a few major franchises. The most recognizable is Call of Duty, which sees a game release every year, switching development between Infinity Ward and Treyarch. Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst, Michael Pachter, believes it’s bad business practice by Activsion to rely too heavily on just a few brands, therefore, according to him, they’re slipping, and not even Black Ops will be able to help.