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Sega: Giving up on hardcore Wii games would be 'arrogant'

Sega's Mike Hayes assured Wired that the company still plans to make "core" games for the Wii, despite the relative lack of success of MadWorld. For one thing, its other games are doing well, in his opinion. "We actually regard The Conduit as a success," he said. "We shipped 300,000 units, sold thro...

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Nintendo's Kaigler: Hardcore Wii game sales could go long tail ... maybe

If there's one thing that Nintendo VP of corporate affairs Denise Kaigler knows, it's first-party game sales. In a recent Wired interview, she happily expounded on the "long tail" that Nintendo first-party games tend to enjoy (we're looking at you, anything with Mario in the title), though couldn'...

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Street Fighter IV, FEAR 2, MadWorld, more for $20 at GameStop

Sometimes it's better not to ask questions, which is the approach we're taking with GameStop's sale on several solid titles for $20 new -- and not GameStop's definition of "new," but actually new. The sale started today, for both online and stores, and goes until August 2. Highlights include: ...

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Hey, MadWorld is $20 on Amazon

If you act fast, you'll be able to grab Amazon's Deal of the Day, MadWorld on the Wii for $20. It's actually a very important moment in our ongoing love affair with you, the reader. Because if you're not willing to drop two sawbucks on what's easily one of the best action games for the Wii (not to...

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Sega considering more mature Wii titles, says Overkill was 'profitable'

We loved the mother[expletive deleted] [expletive deleted] out of Sega's recent mature pair of Wii titles, House of the Dead: Overkill and MadWorld -- unfortunately, the same can't be said for the game purchasing population of the world. The two games' sales were far from stellar, but Sega isn't r...

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MadWorld soundtrack seeing physical, digital release June 30

Platinum Games' ultra-violent Wii debut, MadWorld, has a great soundtrack; it's just hard to hear with all the obscenities being dropped by commentators Greg Proops and John DiMaggio. Soon those who didn't pre-order the game will be able to land a pristine, vulgarity-free version of the soundtrack...

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MadWorld, HotD: Overkill now $30 on Amazon

Sega's MadWorld and House of the Dead: Overkill are currently being sold at $20 off at Amazon. It doesn't appear to be a flat-out price drop for the two games, which have sold ... well, that's up for interpretation. We've also noticed that MadWorld is currently $30 in-store at GameStop. Remember: ...

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Sega swag up for grabs this Friday (includes MadWorld, NiGHTS stuff)

Prepare thy selves, Twitter fiends, as @SEGA is giving away goodies as part of its #FreeStuffFriday. The items up for the taking are: MadWorld Wii decal set, soundtrack CD and poster signed by the PlatinumGames team. OutRun Online Arcade t-shirt (size large) and free game code. Bleach Kon ...

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MadWorld places relationship between online hype and actual sales in doubt

Analytics firm OTX Research seems to already be making a name for itself after announcing intentions last month to track game sales. Speaking at the LA Games Conference, OTX's Nick Williams explained the surprisingly weak connection between strong online awareness of a game versus actual, hard sales...

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Dead Space Extraction producer confident about sales despite GTA: Chinatown Wars

Steve Papoutsis, producer of Dead Space Extraction, isn't concerned about the disappointing sales of recent Mature-rated games on Nintendo platforms. Talking to VG247 about MadWorld on the Wii and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars on the DS, Papoutsis said, "I think that's happening because of what ...

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