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FIFA rules UK charts week of 24th Dec, The Old Republic debuts at 10th

Posted: 02.01.2012 by JonahFalcon

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FIFA 12 continues to have a strong hold on the UK market, as it was the leading retail seller in the British Isles. Star Wars: The Old Republic, the major licensed BioWare MMO, debuted at 10th.

EA to run Origin promotions over the holidays

Posted: 23.12.2011 by JustCommunication

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Valve isnít the only ones running a sale this year - EA have announced a couple of promotions that will run over the holidays on their own online store/portal - Origin.

First up - for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day only (24th and 25th of December, just FYI), you'll be able to pick up Battlefield 3 at 50% off. Unless you're German, then you only get 33% off since Santa said you'd all been bad eggs this year...

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim shouts down Modern Warfare 3 in UK chart

Posted: 12.12.2011 by Technet2k

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Bethesda's dragon hating RPG The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has retaken the number one spot in the UK all format chart, as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 plays second fiddle.

Ubisoft's Rayman: Origins entered 39th. FIFA 12 has dribbled down 4th, but Battlefield 3 has surged the ladder up to 6th. Uncharted 3 rose 9th from 16th, and Batman: Arkham City held 15th.

GAME ramps up trade-in deals for this week's big releases, top titles for a fiver?

Posted: 14.11.2011 by Technet2k

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If you want a cheap time at the till this week then GAME might be your answer. They're promoting a trade-in scheme for low priced blockbusters this week, like Saints Row: The Third.

By trading in the likes of Batman: Arkham City, Battlefield 3, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 or Uncharted 3 you can get other triple-A launches almost for nothing.

Frostbite lets Need for Speed story be told "from within the game"

Posted: 19.10.2011 by Technet2k

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EA's Black Box studio is developing Need For Speed: The Run and they're sticking with their past history of providing a narrative-driven racing experience.

They admit the Need for Speed journey is "a little bit of trial and error," given the brand size. DICE's Frostbite 2 let's them "tell the story" in the right way.