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Oxford United will add the SpecialEffect logo to its team shirts to raise awareness of what the charity does and how it has helped local amputee Charlotte Nott (pictured with the team). She can now play FIFA 12using only her eyes or specially-developed controls. Oxford United will wear its charity shirts – with the embroidered message “United 4 Charlotte” – during its home game against Rotherham United on March 17th. The shirts will then be auctioned off, with the proceeds split between


SpecialEffect and the Charlotte Fund.


FROM THE ARCHIVE... EIGHT YEARS AGO MCV April 23rd, 2004


NEWS


Sony bags five MCV Awards, while EA wins three including Grand Prix… GAME buys 17 stores from defunct entertainment retailer Sanity, taking the chain’s store count past 500. It claims it will have 600 by 2005… EA announces Need For Speed: Underground 2. The previous NFSsold


CHARTS 1. Sonic Heroes Sega............................................PS2, GC, Xbox


2. World Championship Rugby Acclaim..............................................PS2, Xbox


3. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow


Ubisoft......................................Xbox, PC, GBA


4. 007: Everything or Nothing EA....................................PS2, GC, Xbox, GBA


5. FIFA 2004 EA................................PS2, GC, Xbox, PSone


5.5m titles worldwide… Rumours suggest Microsoft will buy BioWare… Future Publishing’s James Binns leaves the games team for a new digital role in the company’s computer creative and cameras division… Atari readies its summer line-up with Transformers, Driv3r and .Hack Vol 2…


AND FINALLY Game Starsairs on ITV for a second year running, but critics complain there is too much emphasis on the celebrities presenting the awards. Stars included host Iain Lee, a young Holly Willoughby (pictured together, right) and Katie Price (pictured with Simon Byron, then of BHPR, far right)


the industry. The current members are


OFF THE RECORD


ROLE-PLAY RUNNERS As covered in last week’s Off The Record, Namco Bandai’s Lee Kirton will be running the London 10k to raise money for SpecialEffect while dressed as Pac-Man. And he will be chased by Future Publishing’s Alistair Williams, dressed as a ghost.


Mental image not enough for you? Please check out this artist’s impression (above) that was kindly sent to us. Well, we say “artist” – we mean Lee. You can support the duo by donating at www.justgiving.com/leekirton. They aim to raise £1,500 for the charity.


Don McCabe, CHIPS


Gurdeep Hunjan, Sainsbury’s


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Nick Sultanti, Morrisons


Anthony Stocker, Argos


Christopher Rogers, Dixons Retail


Keith Sharpe, Play.com


Stephen Staley, Gameseek


Robert Hennessy, John Lewis


Lucy Scott, Comet


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