Entries in 'sales' (1477)

Japanese hardware market up 179.1% as PS4 arrives

Japanese hardware market up 179.1% as PS4 arrives

The games console hardware market enjoyed a sharp year-on-year increase in Japan thanks to the launch of PS4, Famitsu has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 12:08PM in News
Raspberry Pi sales hit 2.5m units

Raspberry Pi sales hit 2.5m units

Credit-card sized computer Raspberry Pi has sold 2.5 million units around the world.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 12:19PM in News
Wii U finally overtakes Xbox 360 in Japan

Wii U finally overtakes Xbox 360 in Japan

Almost 15 months after it was released in the territory, Nintendo’s Wii U has finally overtaken Xbox 360 in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 2:55PM in News
Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Steam developers can now set sales periods and discounts on their own, Valve has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 11:14PM in News

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PS4 sells 322k in opening weekend in Japan

PS4 sells 322k in opening weekend in Japan

The PS4 arrived in Japan on Saturday and has already sold in excess of a quarter of a million units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 9:59AM in News
Football Manager 2014 breaks PC chart record despite crack

Football Manager 2014 breaks PC chart record despite crack

Football Manager 2014 has broken the record for the most consecutive No.1s in the PC charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 21st 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Can Titanfall turn around Xbox One sales in the UK?

Can Titanfall turn around Xbox One sales in the UK?

Microsoft is banking on EA’s Titanfall to help Xbox One fight back against PS4.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 21st 2014 at 10:16AM in News
Forza Motorsport 5 surpasses 1m sales

Forza Motorsport 5 surpasses 1m sales

Xbox One exclusive Forza Motorsport 5 has sold more than 1m copies, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2014 at 4:27AM in News

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Global PS4 sales hit 5.3m

Global PS4 sales hit 5.3m

The PS4 has, as of February 8th, sold 5.3m units worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
Mutant Mudds finds most success on Nintendo platforms

Mutant Mudds finds most success on Nintendo platforms

Developer Renegade Kid has revealed a surprising statistic about its action platformer Mutant Mudds Deluxe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

Sony has taken an impressive lead over the Xbox One across the pond.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Assassin's Creed IV hits 10m, is failing to match AC3's pace

Assassin's Creed IV hits 10m, is failing to match AC3's pace

Ubisoft shipped 10m copies of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag by the end of 2013, the company has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 2:40PM in News

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48% of Vita software sales are digital

48% of Vita software sales are digital

Sony has revealed that digital has very nearly overtaken physical in the Vita software market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
Diablo III sells 15m units across all platforms

Diablo III sells 15m units across all platforms

Diablo III has sold a lifetime total of 15m units, Activision Blizzard has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 7th 2014 at 4:50AM in News
Konami says Phantom Pain may not arrive until 2016, it cannot bridge PES quality divide

Konami says Phantom Pain may not arrive until 2016, it cannot bridge PES quality divide

Konami’s gaming arm has reported a 62 per cent decline in operating income to ¥70.6bn (£427m) for the nine months ending December 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Borderlands 2 is 2K's best-ever selling game

Borderlands 2 is 2K's best-ever selling game

No, BioShock is not the best selling game to come from the 2K stable.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2014 at 11:49AM in News

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Minecraft PC surpasses 14m units sold

Minecraft PC surpasses 14m units sold

Minecraft has reached new sales heights again this week, thanks to another milestone for the original version on Windows and Mac.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 4th 2014 at 7:10AM in News
PS4 outselling Xbox One 1.5-to-1 in the UK

PS4 outselling Xbox One 1.5-to-1 in the UK

Sony has claimed that PS4 is experiencing a significant sales advantage over its rival Xbox One in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 3:35PM in News
PS4 games outselling Xbox One by 3-to-1 on Play.com

PS4 games outselling Xbox One by 3-to-1 on Play.com

Sales of PS4 software are beating sales of games for rival Xbox One by a ratio of 3-to-1 ok Rakuten’s Play.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

Catalogue retailer Argos posted its best Christmas results in a decade with the help of video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata is to take a 50 per cent cut in wages following the company’s predicted net loss in its latest set of financials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 9:23AM in News
Apple posts record iPhone and iPad sales, but is still outpaced by Samsung

Apple posts record iPhone and iPad sales, but is still outpaced by Samsung

51m iPhones and 26m iPads were sold by Apple in Q4 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
Minecraft sells 1m copies on PS3

Minecraft sells 1m copies on PS3

Minecraft has already sold 1m copies on PS3, following its launch on PlayStation Network in December.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 26th 2014 at 11:15PM in News
Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Worried about Wii U? Excited by Alien: Isolation? Want to find out how much you're worth? Then the latest edition of MCV is for you.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:11AM in News
Dead Rising 3 ships 1m copies

Dead Rising 3 ships 1m copies

Capcom's Xbox One exclusive Dead Rising 3 shipped 1m units prior to the end of last year, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 3:26AM in News