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The UK Top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty retakes the top spot for Christmas

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Advanced Warfare becomes the fifth Call of Duty game to claim the coveted Christmas No.1 position with a well-timed promotion on the PS4 version helping it leapfrog FIFA 15. Last year, FIFA 14 pulled off a similar trick, sneaking ahead of Call of Duty: Ghosts at the last minute to claim the festive…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: FIFA 15 stays at the top of the table

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FIFA 15 remains at No.1 in the run-up to Christmas and the Top Five remains the same, with Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare at No.2, Rockstar/Take 2’s Grand Theft Auto V at No.3, Ubisoft’s Far Cry 4 at No.4  and Warner’s Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham at No.5. Ubisoft’s Just Dance 2015…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: FIFA 15 is back at the top of its game

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FIFA 15 moves back into top spot for the first time in six weeks - which means last week’s No.1, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, is pushed down to No.2 while Grand Theft Auto V is a non-mover at No.3. Ubisoft’s Far Cry 4 also holds its position at No.4 in its third…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty Advanced Warfare shoots back to the top

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Black Friday shakes up the chart this week, shooting Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare back to the top from No.3, switching places with last week’s No.1, GTA V. As sales of the PS4 and Xbox One versions of GTA V drop off in their second week of release, it is the previous generation…

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The Digest: FBI starts probe into Sony hack… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Sony Pictures calls out big guns to investigate hacking | BetaWired "Sony Pictures Entertainment has called out the big guns to investigate the hacking that has locked countless employees out of their networks, relying on FireEye’s Mandiant incident response team to clean house. Meanwhile, another security breach at Sony Pictures – though perhaps…

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The Digest: Vinyl is back… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high | BBC News "More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996. The figures mark a largely unexpected resurgence in an industry now considered to be dominated by digital.…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: GTA V steals the lead

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This week sees the return of Rockstar and Take 2 to the No.1 spot thanks to Grand Theft Auto V. Even before this week, the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of this game held the record for highest-grossing game in a week (£94m total UK estimate – week 38, 2013) and also the…

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The Digest: Uber under fire… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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Uber executive suggests digging up dirt on journalists | BuzzFeed "A senior executive at Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring a team of opposition researchers to dig up dirt on its critics in the media — and specifically to spread details of the personal life of a female journalist who has…

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The UK top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty defends its position

Stuart O'Connor Computers, Gadgets, Gaming, Internet, Microsoft, Nintendo, Playstation 3, PlayStation 4, Sony, Top 10 Video Games Chart, Top tens, Video games, Wii U, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One Leave a Comment

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has successfully defended its position at the top of the chart, despite a fall in sales of 77% and strong competition from new contenders Assassin’s Creed: Unity and Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Ubisoft’s highly anticipated Assassin’s Creed sequel has to settle for second place, missing out on…

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The Digest: Facebook goes to work… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Broadband, Facebook, Internet, Microsoft, Mobile phones, PlayStation 4, Robots, Social Media, Video games, Xbox One Leave a Comment

Facebook targets workplaces with new professional networking site | The Guardian "Facebook is taking aim at the likes of Google and LinkedIn with a bid to drive business users to the social networking site. The company is developing a site called Facebook at Work that will allow users to chat and collaborate on…

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