Entries in 'america' (55)

Nintendo tops US hardware and software charts

Nintendo tops US hardware and software charts

PS4 may have again beaten Xbox One in the monthly US hardware charts in February, but it was Nintendo that emerged as the month’s surprise winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 8:38AM in News
US union strikes impacting New 3DS and Amiibo supplies

US union strikes impacting New 3DS and Amiibo supplies

Nintendo says it could have sold more New 3DS XL units in the US were it not for an ongoing labour dispute that is disrupting West Coast shipping.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 3:16PM in News
America's New 3DS snub was designed to make things 'clear for consumers'

America's New 3DS snub was designed to make things 'clear for consumers'

Nintendo of America’s senior marketing and licensing manager Damon Baker has explained the decision not to release the standard New 3DS in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 12:27PM in News
Hasbro toy deal heralds start of Yo-Kai Watch's Western invasion

Hasbro toy deal heralds start of Yo-Kai Watch's Western invasion

One of Japan’s most popular video game series is to give it a go in the West with the release of a toy line in Europe and the US in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 10:53AM in News

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Microsoft reinstates Xbox One's US Christmas price drop

Microsoft reinstates Xbox One's US Christmas price drop

Xbox One will as of today once again cost $349 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 9:21AM in News
Xbox One wins US December race, but PS4 wins 2014 and Wii U has best month

Xbox One wins US December race, but PS4 wins 2014 and Wii U has best month

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US throughout December 2014, the platform holder has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 9:04AM in News
NIS America: 'We want to be the big fish in the small pond'

NIS America: 'We want to be the big fish in the small pond'

NIS America is easily one of the biggest names in niche gaming.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 25th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

There’s no sign of Xbox One closing the gap on PS4 in the US next-gen console sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:28AM in News

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UPDATE: Bloodborne gets Japanese release date

UPDATE: Bloodborne gets Japanese release date

From Software’s gothic action RPG Bloodborne has been dated for PS4 in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 9:43AM in News
Gumi opens four new Western studios

Gumi opens four new Western studios

Japanese mobile gaming developer and publisher Gumi has opened four new studios in Europe and the US.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 11:34AM in News
VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

Sony's streaming games service PlayStation Now will enter a period of open beta in the US and Canada later today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 10:36AM in News
LittleBigPlanet 3 gets release date in America

LittleBigPlanet 3 gets release date in America

Sony has announced that its latest LittleBigPlanet game is to hit stores on November 18th in America.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:28AM in News

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Last of Us: Remastered still censored on PS4; No upgrade discount for PS3 owners

Last of Us: Remastered still censored on PS4; No upgrade discount for PS3 owners

The multiplayer component of The Last of Us: Remastered will have the same content alterations in Europe as seen in the PS3 version.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2014 at 4:38PM in News
Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Sony is confident about the Vita’s future prospects in Japan, but is less certain about its place in the Western market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 1:47PM in News
US Vita supplies are running low

US Vita supplies are running low

It’s apparently quite hard to get hold of a PlayStation Vita in the US at the moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:04AM in News
PlayStation Now beta hitting Sony TVs next week

PlayStation Now beta hitting Sony TVs next week

Some Sony TVs will next week begin offering direct access to the PlayStation Now beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:52PM in News

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Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Both Nintendo’s Wii U and Sony’s PlayStation Vita boasted impressive sales gains in the US last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for fifth month in a row in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for fifth month in a row in US

Sony's PlayStation 4 led US hardware sales in May, finishing ahead of Xbox One for the fifth consecutive month according to NPD's latest monthly report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 7:43AM in News
Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Mario Kart has repeated what it accomplished in both the UK and Japan by giving Wii U hardware sales a boost in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 8:30AM in News
Former SCEA boss Tretton joins AI start-up

Former SCEA boss Tretton joins AI start-up

Former SCEA president and CEO Jack Tretton has joined the advisory board of AI start-up Genotaur.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 29th 2014 at 3:41PM in News
Battlefield 4 to be temporarily free on PS3

Battlefield 4 to be temporarily free on PS3

US PS3 owners are being given the chance to sample Battlefield 4 for free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 12:40PM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for fourth successive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for fourth successive month in US

Sony's early dominance of the next-gen hardware race in the US shows no sign of abating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 9:08AM in News
Philips is trying to halt Wii U and Wii sales in the US

Philips is trying to halt Wii U and Wii sales in the US

Electronics firm Philips has asked the Delaware courts to force Nintendo to stop selling Wii U in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Dropping Kinect will push Xbox One ahead of PS4 in US - analyst

Dropping Kinect will push Xbox One ahead of PS4 in US - analyst

Microsoft decision to slash the price of Xbox One by dropping Kinect could propel the console to the front of the American next-gen race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 11:25AM in News
IDC predicts Kinect-less Xbox One will overtake PS4 in North America

IDC predicts Kinect-less Xbox One will overtake PS4 in North America

Microsoft will take control of the next-gen race in North America if it releases a cut price Xbox One without Kinect, analyst IDC has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 9:55AM in News