Entries in 'sales' (276)

Wii U sales double in Japan as Mario Kart 8 sells 350k

Wii U sales double in Japan as Mario Kart 8 sells 350k

Mario Kart 8 has topped the weekly Japanese charts and boosted sales of the hardware in Nintendo's home country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Watch Dogs sells 4m copies during launch week

Watch Dogs sells 4m copies during launch week

Watch Dogs has sold more than 4m units in its first week, Ubisoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 4th 2014 at 5:55AM in News
Mario Kart 8 sells 1.2m units worldwide

Mario Kart 8 sells 1.2m units worldwide

The latest entry in the Mario Kart series has already sold 1.2m units across the globe, says Nintendo.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 6:58PM in News
Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has become the best-selling new IP ever in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 9:38AM in News

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Watch Dogs is Ubisoft's best ever launch

Watch Dogs is Ubisoft's best ever launch

After what has been a very long wait, Watch Dogs has certainly delivered the goods for Ubisoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2014 at 9:27AM in News
GameStop seeing 'stronger demand' for Xbox One since Kinect chop

GameStop seeing 'stronger demand' for Xbox One since Kinect chop

Retailer GameStop reckons that consumers have started showing more interest in Xbox One since Microsoft announced a cut-price Kinect-less SKU is on the way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 9:07AM in News
Hirai expects PS4 to be more profitable than PS2

Hirai expects PS4 to be more profitable than PS2

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai predicts the PS4 could become more profitable than the PS2.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on May 23rd 2014 at 12:33PM in News
Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Global games retailer GameStop has seen sales and earnings have shot up after an expectation-hitting Q1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 10:16AM in News

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Tecmo Koei says Wii U's Hyrule Warriors will sell a million copies

Tecmo Koei says Wii U's Hyrule Warriors will sell a million copies

One million sales and beyond – that’s the expectation Tecmo Koei has for its in-development Wii U exclusive Hyrule Warriors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
Titanfall claims US April victory, although InFamous is best-selling next-gen game

Titanfall claims US April victory, although InFamous is best-selling next-gen game

EA's Xbox One, 360 and PC shooter Titanfall was the best selling game in the US in April.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 3:19PM 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
Far Cry 3 surpasses 9m copies sold

Far Cry 3 surpasses 9m copies sold

Ubisoft's multi-platform sequel Far Cry 3 has sold more than 9m units, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 16th 2014 at 7:11AM in News

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Assassin's Creed IV ships 11m units

Assassin's Creed IV ships 11m units

Ubisoft has announced Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag has shipped 11m copies to date.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 16th 2014 at 6:52AM in News
Xbox 360 strength is partly to blame for PS4's lead over Xbox One, Mehdi argues

Xbox 360 strength is partly to blame for PS4's lead over Xbox One, Mehdi argues

The fact that gamers “have been more satisfied with the Xbox 360 than PS3” is part of the reason why PS4 has so far outsold Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2014 at 12:01PM 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
Strong PS4 sales unable to stop Sony posting another loss

Strong PS4 sales unable to stop Sony posting another loss

Sony’s gaming division has, as expected, posted its fourth annual loss in five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 9:47AM in News

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Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider send Square Enix forecasts upwards

Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider send Square Enix forecasts upwards

Square Enix has revised its full year fiscal forecasts upwards on the back of a better-than-expected performance from a number or recent releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 2:22PM in News
Space Engineers sells 500k units on Steam

Space Engineers sells 500k units on Steam

Independent developer Keen Software House has announced its space sandbox game Space Engineers has sold over 500k copies as an Early Access offering on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 10:45PM in News
'Solid sales' for MGS5: Ground Zeroes can't stop Konami sales drop

'Solid sales' for MGS5: Ground Zeroes can't stop Konami sales drop

Konami has reported a 37 per cent decrease in video game sales for the year ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 1:31PM in News
Bandai Namco has shipped 1.2m copies of Dark Souls II

Bandai Namco has shipped 1.2m copies of Dark Souls II

From Software's Dark Souls II has seen more than a million copies shipped on Xbox 360 and PS3 in Europe and America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 10:11AM 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
'Titanfall was a pretty big miss for EA and Respawn' claims Forbes

'Titanfall was a pretty big miss for EA and Respawn' claims Forbes

EA’s decision not share concrete sales numbers for Titanfall in its recent financial report suggests the game missed expectations, Forbes has speculated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 4:13PM in News
Record digital sales for Activision as Call of Duty: Ghosts numbers are withheld

Record digital sales for Activision as Call of Duty: Ghosts numbers are withheld

Activision has reported a slight decline in year-on-year net revenue for the quarter ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 10:35AM in News
Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Wii U fell just short of Nintendo’s already reduced sales forecasts in Nintendo’s last financial year, leading to a third straight annual loss for the firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft's PC version has sold 15m copies, creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:11PM in News