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New Donkey Kong champion crowned

The hotly contested Donkey Kong title has returned to New York’s Hank Chien, after a snowstorm kept the plastic surgeon inside long enough to tot up a whopping 1,068,000 points in a single session.

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  • TGS 09 has record first day

    A record amount of people sashayed through TGS 09′s doors on its first day yesterday, with 27,435 attendees attending compared to 27,305 last year, Famitsu reports. Over 190,000 visited the show in total in 2008. Looks as though GamesCom’s going to be safe as the largest game show this year (and ever) with over 245,000 […]

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  • VG247 gives you chance to own Mega Drive Ultimate Collection blue vinyl EP

    VG247 and Sega have teamed up to give you a once in a lifetime opportunity to win a super-exclusive limited edition blue vinyl EP and fuck-busting Sega games music. When we say “teamed up,” we mean Sega sent us one automatically. Just for the sake of clarity. The record’s been made to celebrate the launch […]

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  • Wrath of the Lich King sells 2.8 million in 24 hours

    Blizzard’s confirmed that Wrath of the Lich King has sold 2.8 million copies in 24 hours to become the fastest selling PC game ever. The WoW expansion beat the 2.4 million units sold by previous add-on The Burning Crusade in 2007. “We’re grateful for the incredible support that players around the world have continued to […]

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  • Record number of visitors hit Games Convention on Saturday

    According to this EG.de post, Leipziger Messe’s confirmed that 81,000 people visited Games Convention yesterday, more than 11,000 visitors up on the same day in the previous year. Since Wednesday – the press day – more than 170,500 people have visited the show, and with today still to go it looks as though GC08 will […]

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