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W i i

- Here are some new images of Nintendo's Wii Motion Plus action game Zangeki no Reginleiv, developed by Sandlot. In the game you play as the Norse deities Freyja and Freyr.


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P S P

- Here are some new images of Namco Bandai's PSP action RPG .hack//Link, the game will be released in Japan on March 4, 2010. The game supports up to 3 players over Wi-Fi connection, there will be over 100 characters from the .hack series...


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- Konami will release a CD Single for the Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker theme song Heavens Divide by Donna Burke, on May 17, 2010 in Japan, for 1575 yen. A complete soundtrack album will be released on the same day, for 2940 yen.

M U L T I

- Famitsu released the top 10 best selling budget games for PS3 (PS3 The Best) and Xbox 360 (Xbox 360 Platinum Collection) for 2009. Although not listed, but Capcom's Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G for PSP is the best selling budget game in Japan, with over 1 million copies sold, pushing the total sales of the series passed 3.5 million units.

PS3 The Best

  1. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Square Enix) - 88,573
  2. Minna no Golf 5 (Sony) - 88,346
  3. Senjou no Valkyria (Sega) - 81,625
  4. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriot (Konami) - 59,092
  5. Ryuga Gotoku Kenzan! (Sega) - 55,226
  6. Uncharted: El Dorado no Hihou (Sony) - 39,679
  7. Grand Theft Auto IV (Capcom) - 33,202
  8. Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom) - 23,770
  9. Mahjong Kakutou Club: Zenkoku Taisenban (Konami) - 20,656
  10. Samurai Michi 3 Plus (Spike) - 20,593

Xbox 360 Platinum Collection

  1. Ace Combat 6 (Namco Bandai) - 86,534
  2. Beautiful Katamari Damacy (Namco Bandai) - 74,166
  3. Halo 3 (Microsoft) - 25,508
  4. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Square Enix) - 24,567
  5. Left 4 Dead (EA) - 12,988
  6. Armored Core: For Answer (From Software) - 10,974
  7. Idolmaster: Twins (Namco Bandai) - 6,621
  8. Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom) - 6,360
  9. Grand Theft Auto IV (Capcom) - 6,210
  10. Fable 2 (Microsoft) - 6,151

- Torrent Freak released a list of most pirated games in 2009 for PC, Xbox 360 and Wii, and Modern Warfare 2 is the most pirated game for PC and 360. Note that there is no piracy on PS3. Also worth mentioning is that some games such as DiRT 2 for 360 and Punch-Out for Wii, the piracy rate is actually higher that the total sales of the game; and there seems to be more people pirating Wii games than Xbox 360, with PC higher than both consoles.

PC (by downloads)

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - 4,100,000
  2. The Sims 3 - 3,200,000
  3. Prototype - 2,350,000
  4. Need for Speed Shift - 2,100,000
  5. Street Fighter IV - 1,850,000

Xbox 360 (by downloads)

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - 970,000
  2. Street Fighter IV - 840,000
  3. Prototype - 810,000
  4. DiRT 2 - 790,000
  5. UFC 2009 Undisputed - 720,000

Wii (by downloads)

  1. New Super Mario Bros. Wii - 1,150,000
  2. Punch-Out!! - 950,000
  3. Wii Sports Resort - 920,000
  4. The House of the Dead: Overkill - 860,000
  5. Mario Power Tennis - 830,000


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