Entries in 'sales' (292)

Xbox One outsold PS4 in the US in December

Xbox One outsold PS4 in the US in December

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One outsold the PS4 in the US in December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

The reality of the challenge confronting Wii U has finally struck Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

With very exceptions, gamers are used to new titles launching at their highest price point and then gradually decreasing over time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 1:16PM in News
Video games star in strong Argos results

Video games star in strong Argos results

Argos says sales of electricals - including video games, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief exec.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:13PM in News

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GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

Like-for-like sales at the UK’s leading video games retailer GAME grew 90 per cent year-on-year for the six weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

GameStop has reported like-for-like sales growth of 10.2 per cent for the nine weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Gran Turismo 6 fails to keep pace

Gran Turismo 6 fails to keep pace

The early success of next-gen consoles appears to have claimed a very high profile victim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:19PM in News
DayZ success should serve as a warning for publishers, Hall claims

DayZ success should serve as a warning for publishers, Hall claims

Traditional publishers should be worried by the phenomenal success of DayZ, creator Dean Hall has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 12:15PM in News

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Standalone DayZ hits 1m downloads within a month

Standalone DayZ hits 1m downloads within a month

It’s finally done it – the standalone version of DayZ has now passed the 1m sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

Global PC sales fell at their fastest rate ever in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

UK online retailer ShopTo says it is enjoying its most successful year on record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
PS4 was the biggest UK home console in 2013 in revenue

PS4 was the biggest UK home console in 2013 in revenue

UPDATED: PS4 was the No.1 console in revenue terms. In unit terms, 3DS was the No.1 games console followed by Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:43AM in News

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It's not finished and had no marketing - yet DayZ wins Xmas sales race

It's not finished and had no marketing - yet DayZ wins Xmas sales race

The biggest game of Christmas was released on just one platform, had no marketing and it isn’t even finished yet.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:25AM in News
Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Xbox One has already sold 3m machines. But Valve founder Gabe Newell isn’t worried.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
China temporarily lifts console sales ban

China temporarily lifts console sales ban

Quick – sell 1.35bn consoles before the government changes its mind!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
Xbox One sells 3m units worldwide

Xbox One sells 3m units worldwide

Microsoft's Xbox One has surpassed 3m units sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2014 at 6:18AM in News

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Standalone DayZ sells 800,000 copies in 18 days

Standalone DayZ sells 800,000 copies in 18 days

The phenomenal success of the standalone alpha release of DayZ is showing no sign of letting up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 4:05PM in News
Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

It was certainly a Merry Christmas for Nintendo in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 1:33PM in News
PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

Sony appears to have emerged as the narrow front-runner in the early days of the next-gen console war in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

The Xbox One could see a reduction in RRP earlier than previously anticipated, according to one US analyst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 2:52PM in News
DayZ alpha racks up 400,000 week one sales

DayZ alpha racks up 400,000 week one sales

The makers of the hugely successful standalone version of DayZ on Steam have revealed some impressive sales numbers for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 2:24PM in News
Triple-A giants bounce back

Triple-A giants bounce back

The games industry's biggest blockbusters are recovering after disappointing opening week sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 20th 2013 at 9:40AM in News
Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

GungHo’s console debut for its popular smartphone IP Puzzle & Dragons has enjoyed a tremendous first week in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 9:42AM in News
PS4 sees fantastic French debut

PS4 sees fantastic French debut

The PlayStation 4 is off to roaring start in France.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 18th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts may be the best-performing next-gen launch game, but it is still falling far behind predecessor Black Ops II’s commercial success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 1:01PM in News