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Snipperclips tops Nintendo’s Switch download chart for first half of 2017

Nintendo of Japan has released its top-selling Nintendo Switch eShop titles for the first half of 2017, and the UK-made Snipperclips has claimed the No.1 spot. Nintendo didn’t release any exact download figures for its top 25 titles, but Snipperclips, SFB Games’ co-operative puzzle game, still managed to beat the …

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Steam adds option to permanently remove games

Valve has added a new option to Steam, allowing users to permanently delete games and other purchases from their library. VG247points to the new feature – perhaps a welcome sight to those who have made questionable purchases during discount promotions, or received a joke gift from someone on their friends …

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FIFA 16 UK digital revenue hits £4.5m in September

EA’s smash hit FIFA 16 dominated the digital market just as much as the physical one, new figures from SuperData reveal. The console versions of the game were downloaded almost 85,000 times by the end of September, generating more than 4.5m. That revenue included microtransactions made via the game’s Ultimate …

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Nintendo launches digital store on Amazon for Wii U, 3DS games

Amazon users in the US now have the option to purchase Wii U and 3DS digital downloads, thanks to Nintendo’s new space on the online retailer. The storefront currently carries 61 titles between Nintendo’s current console and handheld, including Mario Kart 8, Splatoon and Super Smash Bros. The partnership with …

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IGN selling Direct2Drive to Gamefly

IGN is in the process of selling digital distributor Direct2Drive to US online rental firm Gamefly, MCV understands. An official announcement isn’t expected until next week, but sources have told us the deal is almost complete. Gamefly is a major US online rental games firm, similar to LoveFilm in the …

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Limbo is No.1 XBLA summer game

Acclaimed platformer Limbo is the best-selling Xbox Live game of the summer, Microsoft has revealed. The downloadable Xbox 360 exclusive was released as part of the Summer of Arcade promotion in July which also featured Square Enix’s Lara Croft & The Guardian of Light. Our number one Summer of Arcade …

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Hydrophobia kicks off Live promotion

Xbox Live’s Hydrophobia is the lead game in Microsoft’s latest collection of digital titles – Game Feast. Like its Summer of Arcade promotion which featured games such as Limbo and Lara Croft & The Guardian of Light, Game Feast is Microsoft’s pick of new downloadable titles in early Q4. Hydrophobia …

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