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PS4's European next-gen market share 'frequently greater than 90%'

PS4's European next-gen market share 'frequently greater than 90%'

SCEE president Jim Ryan has claimed that PS4 is commanding the European next-gen console market, with market share in some regions reaching 90 per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 10:26AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Holy sales, Batman! Arkham Knight has beaten The Witcher 3 to become this year’s biggest launch to date.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 29th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Steam top nine sellers: June 21-27

Steam top nine sellers: June 21-27

Ark: Survival Evolved continues to dominate Steam's top selling products chart, beating out Grand Theft Auto V and all other comers again this past week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 29th 2015 at 2:51AM in News
Counter Strike, Total War and Ark: Survival Evolved win big in Steam Summer Sale

Counter Strike, Total War and Ark: Survival Evolved win big in Steam Summer Sale

Valve’s own Counter Strike: Global Offensive was the most purchased game during Steam’s recent PC Summer Sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2015 at 9:42AM in News

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Fallout Shelter topped the App Store charts in 48 countries

Fallout Shelter topped the App Store charts in 48 countries

And we wonder why companies are increasingly shying away from the triple-A game space…

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:13PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: June 14-20

Steam top ten sellers: June 14-20

Early Access hit Ark: Survival Evolved has finished in first on Steam's top ten selling products for the third straight week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 6:17AM in News
Media Create pegs weekly Japanese Xbox One sales at 100 units

Media Create pegs weekly Japanese Xbox One sales at 100 units

Numbers from sales monitor Media Create suggest that Xbox One slipped to a saddening new low in Japan earlier this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 2:40PM in News
32,000 - that's how many units the average Steam game sells

32,000 - that's how many units the average Steam game sells

The average game on Steam sells approximately 32,000 copies, according to data from Steam Spy.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 12:56PM in News

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LEGO Jurassic World claims No.1 spot in second week on shelves

LEGO Jurassic World claims No.1 spot in second week on shelves

After debuting in second place last week, LEGO Jurassic World claims the top spot.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 10:41AM in News
New Nintendo 3DS XL back on top in Japan following slew of new releases

New Nintendo 3DS XL back on top in Japan following slew of new releases

The New 3DS XL is once again No.1 in Japan as a number of new 3DS titles make their debut.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: June 7-13

Steam top ten sellers: June 7-13

Early Access release Ark: Survival Evolved has come out on top of Steam's best selling products for the second week in a row.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 7:11AM in News
The Elder Scrolls Online is the second biggest launch of the year to date

The Elder Scrolls Online is the second biggest launch of the year to date

Bethesda is top of the charts for the first time in over a year with The Elder Scrolls Online.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 10:18AM in News

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PS4 back on top in US in May

PS4 back on top in US in May

Sony’s PS4 reclaimed the title of best-selling console in the US last month, NPD data has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

It seems that Nintendo’s latest shooter still has legs (tentacles?) in Japan, as it outdoes a slew of new releases to remain top of the retail charts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: May 31 - June 6

Steam top ten sellers: May 31 - June 6

New contenders have arrived to challenge the likes of GTA and The Witcher franchises on Steam's latest weekly top ten selling products list.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 9th 2015 at 7:32AM in News
The Witcher 3 claims a third UK No.1 as GTA V knocks Splatoon down the charts

The Witcher 3 claims a third UK No.1 as GTA V knocks Splatoon down the charts

It seems the UK remains bewitched by Bandai Namco’s latest effort.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 8th 2015 at 10:16AM in News

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Report predicts 2015 eSports revenues will pass $250m

Report predicts 2015 eSports revenues will pass $250m

Market research specialist Newzoo has predicted that global eSports revenues will climb 30 per cent to $250m in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2015 at 9:58AM in News
Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Nintendo’s inky shooter has topped the software charts in Japan, helping Wii U become the best-selling console in the country.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: May 24-30

Steam top ten sellers: May 24-30

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has finished on top of Steam's best-selling products list for the second week in a row.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:35AM in News
Witcher 3 holds top spot as Splatoon debuts in second place

Witcher 3 holds top spot as Splatoon debuts in second place

The Witcher 3 is once again No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 1st 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Physical still dominant despite digital shift

Physical still dominant despite digital shift

The vast majority of console game sales still come from physical stores, new data reveals.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 29th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Mojang’s blockbuster game Minecraft continues to take the top position in both of the iOS charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt takes the top spot, is the biggest launch of the year to date

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt takes the top spot, is the biggest launch of the year to date

It’s been an impressive month for Japanese publisher Bandai Namco as it takes its third No.1 in as many weeks with The Witcher 3.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: May 17-23

Steam top ten sellers: May 17-23

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has dethroned Grand Theft Auto V in Steam’s latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 26th 2015 at 3:56AM in News