Entries in 'sales' (293)

OPINION: Next-gen Grand Theft Auto V sends shivers down spines of November rivals

OPINION: Next-gen Grand Theft Auto V sends shivers down spines of November rivals

The release of Grand Theft Auto V in November will leave a number of big-game publishers nervous about the potential sales impact it may have on their games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 2:45PM 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
Garry's Mod surpasses 6m units sold

Garry's Mod surpasses 6m units sold

Facepunch Studios' open-ended sandbox physics game Garry's Mod has sold more than 6m copies on Steam to date.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:57PM in News
What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

Destiny is already a huge commercial success, yet hardly any major specialist games site has published its review of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 3:32PM in News

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Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Activision hasn’t revealed Destiny’s day one sales but has confirmed that the game is a record-breaker.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Xbox One launches to half the sales of Xbox 360 in Japan

Xbox One launches to half the sales of Xbox 360 in Japan

The Japanese launch of Xbox One has failed to match the numbers seen when the Xbox 360 launched back in 2005.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:39AM in News
Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

The newly launched Amazon phone may be off to what can only be described as a very slow start, new numbers suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
Sony: Move was ahead of its time but will be revived by Project Morpheus

Sony: Move was ahead of its time but will be revived by Project Morpheus

It doesn’t look like Sony intends to release any motion controlled games in the near future, but PlayStation Move may yet have its day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 2:28PM in News

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GameStop sales up 21.9% in Q2

GameStop sales up 21.9% in Q2

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a like-for-like sales increase of 21.9 per cent for the quarter ending August 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 12:55PM in News
PS4 sales 'way, way out in front' of any previous PlayStation console

PS4 sales 'way, way out in front' of any previous PlayStation console

Sony’s PS4 is selling at a significantly faster rate than any previous console in the history of PlayStation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 10:29AM in News
Mario Kart 8 racks up 1m sales in US

Mario Kart 8 racks up 1m sales in US

Mario Kart 8 has surpassed 1m sales in the United States, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2014 at 2:09AM in News
GAME shares surge following 30% sales jump

GAME shares surge following 30% sales jump

Markets may regard retail flotations as a risk, but GAME’s early success on the stock exchange prove that they can prove very successful

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 8:55AM in News

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SONY: PS4 install base hits 10m

SONY: PS4 install base hits 10m

The PlayStation 4 has sold over 10m units worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 6:15PM in News
Apple Design Award winner Monument Valley reaches 1m sales

Apple Design Award winner Monument Valley reaches 1m sales

Award-winning premium mobile title Monument Valley has sold in excess of 1m copies in its first four months out, developer Ustwo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:04AM in News
PC claims 40% of Shovel Knight sales

PC claims 40% of Shovel Knight sales

Successfully Kickstarted indie platformer Shovel Knight has seen PC purchases account for 40 per cent of its month one sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 1:15PM in News
Adelman: The Wii U name is 'abysmal', cut hardware sales in half

Adelman: The Wii U name is 'abysmal', cut hardware sales in half

Nintendo of America's former indie boss Dan Adelman has said that the Wii U's branding is a big reason why the machine has proven to thus far be a commercial ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 9:08AM in News

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Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes sold three times as much on PS4 as on Xbox One

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes sold three times as much on PS4 as on Xbox One

Konami has revealed a significant sales bias for March release Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 8:49AM in News
Destiny: Ghost Edition bundles selling for $600+ on eBay

Destiny: Ghost Edition bundles selling for $600+ on eBay

Already pre-ordered your Destiny: Ghost Edition? If so then a dilemma possibly awaits.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2014 at 9:40AM in News
GAME is winning back market share from supermarkets

GAME is winning back market share from supermarkets

High Street retailer GAME has clawed back some of the UK’s video game market share from supermarkets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
Gearbox wants out of Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit

Gearbox wants out of Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit

Developer Gearbox is arguing that claims against it in an Alien: Colonial marines lawsuit should be dropped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:07AM in News
PS4 is outselling Xbox One by over 3:1

PS4 is outselling Xbox One by over 3:1

Sony's PS4 is estimated to have outsold Microsoft's Xbox One by a ratio of more than three-to-one in the quarter ending June 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 2:05PM in News
PlayStation business back in profit as PS4 production costs fall

PlayStation business back in profit as PS4 production costs fall

Sony has credited the “strong” performance of PS4 for a good performance in its quarter ending June 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 9:14AM in News
Nintendo losses jump despite 2.82m Mario Kart 8 sales and Wii U boost sales

Nintendo losses jump despite 2.82m Mario Kart 8 sales and Wii U boost sales

Q1 has delivered mixed fortunes for the struggling Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2014 at 11:58AM in News
iPhone and iPad sales miss expectations

iPhone and iPad sales miss expectations

Apple 's Q3 report has seen it beat earnings expectations but fall short of predicted iPhone and iPad sales.

by Laura Barnes
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 1:09PM in News
Xbox One and Xbox 360 shipped 1.1m in quarter ending June 30th

Xbox One and Xbox 360 shipped 1.1m in quarter ending June 30th

Microsoft has confirmed that it shipped 1.1m combined units of the Xbox One and Xbox 360 in the three months ending June 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 10:05AM in News