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Poor Gears/God of War sales indicate disappointing March at US retail

Poor Gears/God of War sales indicate disappointing March at US retail

Financial services firm Cowen & Company has released estimated sales numbers of console-exclusives Gears of War: Judgment and God of War: Ascension, stating that the typically strong selling franchises appear ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2013 at 6:45AM in News
Blackberry Z10: "Returns outnumbering sales"

Blackberry Z10: "Returns outnumbering sales"

The new flagship Blackberry Z10 seems to be in danger of turning into a commercial disaster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2013 at 11:03AM in News
UK boxed game sales jump in March

UK boxed game sales jump in March

2.67m boxed games were sold last month in what was a decent March for retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 12th 2013 at 10:23AM in News
The Japanese video games market actually GREW in the last 12 months

The Japanese video games market actually GREW in the last 12 months

The Japanese video games market grew by 1.2 per cent year-on-year for the 12 months ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2013 at 1:54PM in News

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Just how far short of expectations did Square Enix's console games fall?

Just how far short of expectations did Square Enix's console games fall?

Outgoing Square Enix president Yoichi Wada has revealed the exact extent of the publisher’s console game sales disappointments.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2013 at 12:58PM in News
Minecraft PC passes 10m sales, Xbox 360 retail launch this month

Minecraft PC passes 10m sales, Xbox 360 retail launch this month

Minecraft has surpassed 10m copies sold across PC, Mac, and Linux platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 5th 2013 at 6:54AM in News
One third of Vita games sold digitally; 100 titles coming to handheld this year

One third of Vita games sold digitally; 100 titles coming to handheld this year

Sony has revealed that around a third of the games it sells on Vita are digital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 11:43AM in News
Gears of War: Judgment is No.1 but sales down massively on GOW3

Gears of War: Judgment is No.1 but sales down massively on GOW3

Microsoft’s Gears of War: Judgment has debuted at the top of the UKIE GfK All Formats Top 40… but the news isn’t all rosy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 10:21AM in News

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Retail reports low interest in Wii Mini

Retail reports low interest in Wii Mini

The Wii Mini has attracted little interest at UK retail, one site has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 9:11AM in News
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm launch show attracts 1.1m viewers on Twitch

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm launch show attracts 1.1m viewers on Twitch

The world of eSports is once again demanding attention after Blizzard's StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm attracted some impressive numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 9:33AM in News
Indie game Antichamber has sold 100k units

Indie game Antichamber has sold 100k units

Steam title Antichamber has done pretty well for itself since its release in June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2013 at 10:04AM in News
SimCity sales reach 1.1m copies, breaks Origin records

SimCity sales reach 1.1m copies, breaks Origin records

EA’s controversial city-simulator SimCity has passed the 1m unit sales mark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 10:12AM in News

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Microsoft Surface sales pegged at just 1.5m - report

Microsoft Surface sales pegged at just 1.5m - report

Just 1.5m Surface tablets have been sold since the hardware’s launch in October, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2013 at 3:34PM in News
Wii U suffers historically bad US sales performance

Wii U suffers historically bad US sales performance

Estimated sales of just 64,000 units in February have left Wii U facing up to the reality of being the worst selling new console in two generations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
GameStop: Post-Xmas Wii U sales slower than expected

GameStop: Post-Xmas Wii U sales slower than expected

Wii U’s poor performance in the February US market has been compounded by worrying noise from the country’s leading games retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
SimplyGames sales nearly double

SimplyGames sales nearly double

The games market may be struggling, but online indie SimplyGames has enjoyed a strong start to the year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 13th 2013 at 3:15PM in News

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Miyamoto on Wii U sales: "I'm not at the point where I'm concerned yet"

Miyamoto on Wii U sales: "I'm not at the point where I'm concerned yet"

Nintendo’s design boss Shigeru Miyamoto insists that he remains confident about the Wii U’s long-term prospects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
February sales plunge as blockbusters fail to shine

February sales plunge as blockbusters fail to shine

UK games execs were left scratching their heads last month after a string of big budget action games failed to lift games retail out of the gloom.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 8th 2013 at 10:25AM in News
Vita sales explode following Japanese price cut

Vita sales explode following Japanese price cut

Sony’s decision to slash the Vita’s price to just ¥19,980 – that’s around £140! – has certainly reaped rewards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2013 at 10:54AM in News
UPDATED: Dead Space 4 canned as EA axes series - report

UPDATED: Dead Space 4 canned as EA axes series - report

Lower than expected sales of Dead Space 3 have forced EA to cancel the sequel and effectively axe the IP, a report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2013 at 4:03PM in News
Vita sales quadruple in Japan

Vita sales quadruple in Japan

Sony Japan’s president Hiroshi Kawano has revealed that sales for Playstation Vita are up 400 per cent in Japan.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2013 at 7:41AM in News
PSN sales of Retro City Rampage outpace Steam and Xbox Live

PSN sales of Retro City Rampage outpace Steam and Xbox Live

Brian Provinciano’s indie hit Retro City Rampage has enjoyed more success on PSN than any other digital platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 1:40PM in News
Wii Mini has sold 35,700 units in Canada

Wii Mini has sold 35,700 units in Canada

Nintendo has revealed how well its Wii Mini has sold in the Canadian market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 10:39AM in News
Japanese Wii U sales fall behind PlayStation Vita

Japanese Wii U sales fall behind PlayStation Vita

Nintendo’s Wii U failed to outsell Sony’s struggling PlayStation Vita in Japan last week.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Feb 27th 2013 at 2:55PM in News
Multi-million marketing campaign to ensure Top Five status for Tomb Raider

Multi-million marketing campaign to ensure Top Five status for Tomb Raider

Forget next-gen console excitement: one of the year’s best-sellers will be a current-gen release and it’s just under two weeks away, says Square Enix.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Feb 26th 2013 at 10:03AM in News