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published Tuesday, Apr 21st

UK Chart: Hardline Hangs On

Battlefield Hardline (-56%) marks four consecutive weeks at the top of the chart stopping FIFA 15 (-8%) at second from fourth.

Grand Theft Auto V (-39%) is down to third but remains ahead of Far Cry 4 (-44%) and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-42%), both rise one place to fourth and fifth respectively.

Down three places to sixth, Bloodborne (-58%) suffers on the single PlayStation 4 platform.

As a result of Xbox One hardware bundle sales, Forza Horizon 2 (-17%) is up to seventh and Halo: The Master Chief Collection (-33%) jumps to ninth.

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection (-56%) drops one place from seventh to eighth.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition is on the edge of the top ten after missing out last week.

Two new versions on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One take Ride (+81%) to eighteenth.

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published Wednesday, Mar 18th

UK Chart: GTA V Is Back

GTA V (+49%) takes a big leap in sales, to swap with Dying Light (-43%) which now sits at second.

FIFA 15 (+1%) sticks at third ahead of the rising Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-1%) at fourth from sixth.

New in at fifth, DMC: Definitive Edition takes the best experience to Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare drops to sixth from fourth.

Minecraft: PlayStation Edition is up three and Evolve takes one place to seventh and eighth respectively.

Like Zombie Army Trilogy at ninth, Sniper Elite 3: Ultimate Edition drops into tenth from Oxford based Rebellion Developments.

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published Thursday, Mar 12th

UK Chart: Dying Light Lives On

Dying Light (-48%) gleams at first against the improving GTA V (-10%) and FIFA 15 (-17%) which rise three places each.

As a result, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-56%) and Dragon Ball Xenoverse (-61%) drop two places to fourth and fifth respectively.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-14%) is up three places to sixth. The PlayStation Edition (-12%) sticks at tenth.

The Order: 1886 (-62%) drops to seventh as it feels the effect of single platform existence.

Rebellion, with developers based in Oxford, releases Zombie Army Trilogy to eighth.

Evolve (-35%) drops one place to ninth with a fourth week in the top ten.

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published Wednesday, Mar 04th

UK Chart: Dying Light Leads

Dying Light, from Polish developer Techland, is the third new number one in as many weeks with The Order: 1886 (-56%) dropping to fourth.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-15%) sticks at second, ahead of Dragon Ball Xenoverse which arrives at third, the best launch for a Dragonball title to date.

Grand Theft Auto V (-5%) and FIFA 15 (-11%) stick at fifth and sixth respectively.

Far Cry 4 (-40%) slips to seventh as Evolve (-54%) drops five places to eighth.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-28%) performs poorly against PlayStation Edition (-22%), but remains ahead at ninth.

The last new releases this week is Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires at twenty-first place.

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published Wednesday, Feb 25th

UK Chart: The Order Tips Chart

The Order: 1886 goes straight to the top of the chart, and together with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (+3%) at second, pushes Evolve (-66%) to third.

Far Cry 4 (+28%) is up three places t0 fourth with promotions in the half-term week.

No change for GTA V (0%) leaves it at fifth ahead of FIFA 15.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition (+31%) is up one place to seventh as the PlayStation Edition (+27%) arrives back in the top ten at ninth.

Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (-70%) takes a big hit to drop to eighth.

Destiny is a non-mover as it completes the top ten.

Other new releases include PC title Total War: Attila, from West Sussex based developer The Creative Assembly, at twenty-first and Dead or Alive 5 Last Round at twenty-seventh.

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published Wednesday, Feb 18th

UK Chart: Evolve Excels

The highly anticipated Evolve, from Left 4 Dead developers Turtle Rock Studios, hits the top hard. With as little as 400 copies between the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, both consoles are way out in front of the PC as it takes 3%.

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D comes in at second as the best selling single platform title this week.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (+14%) improves with promotions to seal third.

With an improvement of 95% over its predecessor, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate takes fourth ahead of Grand Theft Auto V (-7%) and FIFA 15 (-1%) at fifth and sixth respectively.

Far Cry 4 (+128%) is pushed up two places to seventh with heavy promotions.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-13%) is down three places at eighth, staying in the top ten unlike the PlayStation Edition (-9%) at eleventh.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity (-16%) is down five places to ninth and Destiny (+3%) falls three to tenth despite positive sales.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare by
published Tuesday, Feb 10th

UK Chart: Top Three Sit Tight

The top three remain in place to give Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-21%) eight top weeks, equalling FIFA 15 (15%) which sits at third.

Grand Theft Auto V (-23%) remains at second with relatively poor performance.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity (+25%), which takes four places with promotions on the PlayStation 4 seeing the average selling price fall by £5 to £27.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition (+6%) stays in front of the Playstation Edition (-6%) as the latter takes three places to sixth despite a loss in sales.

Destiny (+15%) also takes three places in the chart, to seventh place with positive sales, displacing Call of Duty: Ghosts (-16%) to eighth and Far Cry 4 (-21%) to ninth.

Managing a small improvement, The Club (+5%) reenters the top ten.

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published Tuesday, Feb 03rd

UK Chart: Call of Duty Conquers GTA

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (+27%) takes an uplift in sales to best Grand Theft Auto V (-2%), leaving the latter unable to best a three week consecutive run set by the Activision title.

FIFA 15 (-5%) and Saints Row IV Re-Elected / Gat Out of Hell (-38%) hold third and fourth respectively.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition leaps over Far Cry 4 to fifth. The PlayStation Edition sticks at ninth.

Having received promotions last week, Call of Duty: Ghosts (-37%) only drops two places at seventh.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity rises four places to land at eighth.

Completing the top ten, Destiny is up one place from eleventh.

Terraria (+77%) launches on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 to take thirteenth.

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published Monday, Feb 02nd

Sim For A Day: Man Puts Himself In The Hands of Twitch For Charity

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Joe Lovett is taking to the streets as a virtual ‘Sim’ for a day (no Plumbob in sight) in an effort to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and all the action is to be streamed via Twitch.

Lovett will be walking around the streets of Lincoln, Lincolnshire from midday until 10pm on Monday, February 2nd with a GoPro strapped to his head. Viewers can control Joe’s “Twitch Does Reality” stream and give him instructions via the Twitch chat and tipping a minimum donation of £1 — the action can also be followed via the #ControlJoe hashtag on Twitter. 

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published Wednesday, Jan 28th

UK Chart: GTA V Tops Series Best

Grand Theft Auto V (-5%) continues for a third week at the top of the chart, with seven weeks in total, overachieving any previous title in the series.

Swapping again, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-3%) does better at third and FIFA 15 (-10%) drops to fifth.

At fourth, Saints Row IV Re-Elected / Gat Out of Hell launches on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with a bundled expansion.

Call of Duty: Ghosts (+401%) takes a massive boost to fifth with heavy retail promotions.

Far Cry 4 (-21%), Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-4%) and Minecraft: Playstation Edition (-3%) are all down two places to sixth, seventh and ninth respectively.

Rugby 15 scores on its debut at eighth.

The Crew (-22%) falls four places to tenth.

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published Saturday, Jan 24th

BAFTA Offer British Developers Exposure At EGX Rezzed

BAFTA are offering independent British game developers the opportunity to exhibit their game at the BAFTA Inside Games Arcade booth at EGX Rezzed in London. The event, which had 75,000 visitors in 2014. runs 12-14th March at Tobacco Dock.

Developers have until February 2nd to submit their game to BAFTA, those picked will have the opportunity to show off their work for free over the course of the three day event. Even if the game has been released, it can provide developers with some much needed exposure in the capital.

Full terms and conditions can be found with including registrations details at the BAFTA site.

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published Tuesday, Jan 20th

UK Chart: GTA V Stays Top

GTA V remains at the top for a second consecutive week in 2015.

At second, FIFA 15 (-28%) has a better week to swap places with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-34%) which is now at third.

Far Cry 4  (-44%) sits at fourth, ahead of Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-11%) which rises to fifth to build distance between the PlayStation Edition (-24%) at seventh.

The Crew (-47%) drops 7940 copies and one place to sixth.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity (-47%) and Destiny (-35%) are at eighth and ninth respectively.

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (-27%) completes the top ten by climbing three places.

Elsewhere, Disney Infinity (+250%) comes back to the chart at thirty-third by the way of strong retailer promotions.