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Nintendo once again tops the Develop 100

Develop magazine has published its latest Develop 100, a list of 100 video game developers ranked by the amount of money they made at UK retail. There's a digital version of the whole book online, but the list is available in quick-browse form over on the website, and there are plenty of big...

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Top five best sellers for 2009 tracked for each console

Finding it hard to get interested in the June NPDs? Perhaps a visual aide from the folks at Gamasutra will help boost your enthusiasm. They've compiled the sales figures from all of 2009's NPD charts to find the top five best-selling games of the year thus far on each of the three home consoles....

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Game Developer Research lists 'Top 50 Developers' of 2009

Game Developer magazine (and its brainy Game Developer Research division) recently published its second annual enumerated accolades for the fine folks who make the games that you crudely jam into your home entertainment consoles -- or, in layman's terms, the "Top 50 Developers 2009" report. The...

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Epic explains Gears 2's ranking system

Don't understand the Gears of War 2 rank system? Trust us, you are totally not alone. To alleviate some confusion, Gears 2 Community Manager SixOkay (guessing that's a pseudonym) has outlined how the game's inane touched ranking system works. The whole thing uses Microsoft's TrueSkill system,...

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Japan stops ignoring the PS3, sales jump 900%

Looks like all is right with the world again, according to the latest numbers from Media Create. This week on Sony's home turf, the PS3 moved 39,587 units -- outselling the combined figures of the Wii and Xbox 360. Also worth noting is that PS3 sales jumped a whopping 907% from last week, when the...

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Famitsu best of 2007 list shows a lot of Xbox 360 love

The Xbox 360 has a reputation for being the underdog in Japanese sales, partly due to its status as the only American-produced console of the big three. So color us surprised by Famitsu's list of the top 25 titles of 2007, as ranked by the magazine's review scores, which features a lot of love for...

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Game Developer Research releases "Top 50 Developers 2008" report

Much like the average review score report released earlier this week, we're sure that the report we're about to discuss will serve as ammunition for many a fanboy feud in the coming months -- Game Developer Research (a branch of Game Developer Magazine which was created in hopes of bringing a "new...

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Online details revealed for Mario Strikers Charged

Add another game to the short list of upcoming Wii titles with WiFi Connection support. Mario Strikers Charged will feature both Ranked and Unranked matches for players all over the world to compete in. Ranked games track your wins and losses, calculating your standing on leaderboards (We can...

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Free basic service on "PlayStation Network Platform"

Going by the working title "PlayStation Network Platform," Sony has announced that the basic level of its online service will be free (at least at first). While the company's "Live-killer" will readily support the PS3 at launch in November, it is not known to what extent the...

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Competitive ranking systems go head-to-head

If you're at all interested in competitive gaming and skill rankings such as the ELO system (used by chess players and also by Yahoo! Games) and Microsoft's TrueSkill, this article is well worth a read. It delves into the intricacies of ELO and looks at other ranking systems designed to combat its...

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