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27/Feb/2006

EA Paints the Charts Black

Only one week after EA’s ‘Need for Speed: Most Wanted’ was toppled by Sony’s ‘Shadow Of The Colossus’, the giant US publisher regains No1 in the All Formats Top 40 with new release PS2/XB ‘Black’ becoming EA’s first All Formats No1 based on new IP since ‘Dungeon Keeper’ in 1997.
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20/Feb/2006

Colossus Overshadows Star Wars Empire

Sony’s critically acclaimed ‘Shadow of the Colossus’ (PS2) towers above EA’s top-selling franchises to claim No1 spot in the All Formats Entertainment Top 40, proving that there is room for beautifully realised and artistically creative IP at the top of the Charts. ‘Shadow of the Colossus’ debuts ahead of Lucasarts’ latest Star Wars RTS game ‘Star Wars: Empire at War’ (PC) which is a new entry at No2.
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13/Feb/2006

Need for Speed kicks Rugby 06 into touch

EA’s ‘Need for Speed: Most Wanted’ crosses the finishing line at No1 for the 10th time, equalling the number of weeks at No1 recorded by predecessor ‘Need for Speed: Underground 2’. If EA’s blockbuster can hold on for another week, it will become the longest serving All Formats No1 since ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ way back in early 2001.
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06/Feb/2006

Need for Speed Most Wanted on Lap 9

After last week’s pit stop at No2 ‘Need for Speed: Most Wanted’ returns to the top of the All Formats Entertainment Top 40, overtaking Microsoft’s Xbox 360 champion ‘Dead or Alive 4’ which is knocked down to No6 (sales down 54% over last week).
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