Entries in 'sales' (291)

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
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

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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
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

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'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

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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
Ouya's best-selling game has sold 7,000 copies

Ouya's best-selling game has sold 7,000 copies

Towerfall is the Ouya’s best-selling game, but sales numbers paint a disappointing picture for the Android console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 12:46PM in News

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1m sales and counting for Thomas Was Alone

1m sales and counting for Thomas Was Alone

Thomas Was Alone, the indie platforming game from Mike Bithell, has surpassed one million copies.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 28th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
Konami has shipped 1m copies of Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes

Konami has shipped 1m copies of Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes has hit a big milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 12:19PM in News
Xbox One sold 1.2m in last quarter as Xbox revenue rises

Xbox One sold 1.2m in last quarter as Xbox revenue rises

Microsoft has said that it sold 1.2m Xbox One consoles in the quarter ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 9:40AM in News
iPad sales slump, although iPhone growth continues

iPad sales slump, although iPhone growth continues

While Apple’s iPhone continues to grow its sales, its iPad tablets are failing to do the same.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 24th 2014 at 12:25PM in News
Assassin's Creed series hits 73m units sold

Assassin's Creed series hits 73m units sold

Ubisoft has said that global sales for games in the Assassin’s Creed series have now hit 73m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 11:34AM in News
Sony has now sold over 7m PS4s

Sony has now sold over 7m PS4s

Global PS4 sales have, as of April 6th, passed the 7m unit milestone, Sony has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 8:51AM in News
36.9% of Steam purchases are never played

36.9% of Steam purchases are never played

A new insight into the digital lives of Steam users has revealed a host of fascinating data, not least of which is the number of games left untouched by owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail sales in March fell by the largest amount in the last 12 months due to the late timing of Easter this year, says the British Retail Consortium.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

New platforms such as Oculus Rift, Xbox One or PS4 will need to hit unit sales of between five and ten million units before Wargaming will target them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:47PM in News