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The six-year-old Apple App Store in numbers

The six-year-old Apple App Store in numbers

Apple’s App Store has reached the ripe old age of six, and as of right now contains some 1,252,777 apps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 2:24PM in News
eSports viewing almost doubled in 2013

eSports viewing almost doubled in 2013

New numbers suggest the boom in eSports is showing no sign of abating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 1:58PM 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
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

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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
GamesAid tenner raises £6,371 at MCV Awards

GamesAid tenner raises £6,371 at MCV Awards

Thanks to the generosity of the UK games industry, last week’s GamesAid Tenner at the MCV Awards raised an incredible £6,371.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 12:23PM in News
InFamous: Second Son sells 1m units in nine days

InFamous: Second Son sells 1m units in nine days

Sony’s PS4 exclusive InFamous: Second Son has broken new records for the series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
PS4 camera boasts 15% attach rate, nears 1m sales

PS4 camera boasts 15% attach rate, nears 1m sales

Sony has to date sold around 900,000 PlayStation Cameras designed for use with PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2014 at 12:04PM in News

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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
$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

Apple has revealed that over $10bn was spent on its App Store throughout 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
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
Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One has sold 2m units on its first 18 days of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 2:27PM in News

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PS4 has sold over 250k in the UK

PS4 has sold over 250k in the UK

Over 250k PS4 consoles were sold in the UK in the machine’s first 48 hours on sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Microsoft’s Xbox One sold around 150k units in its first 48 hours in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
Now PS3 sales reach 80m units

Now PS3 sales reach 80m units

Sony has revealed that worldwide PS3 sales have, as of November 1st, reached 80m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
Assassin's Creed series surpasses 6.6m UK sales

Assassin's Creed series surpasses 6.6m UK sales

Assassin’s Creed has now sold over 6.6m units in the UK, Ubisoft has told MCV.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Oct 15th 2013 at 3:27PM in News

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80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

The increasing importance of tracking digital sales has been highlighted once again by multiplayer heist shooter Payday 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance has now sold over 5m units in the UK, says Ubisoft.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 9th 2013 at 2:52PM in News
INFOGRAPHIC: Some very large Call of Duty numbers

INFOGRAPHIC: Some very large Call of Duty numbers

Activision has just sent out an infographic detailing a history of the Call of Duty series’ multiplayer mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2013 at 3:41PM in News
Nintendo has sold 654.12 million consoles in the last 30 years

Nintendo has sold 654.12 million consoles in the last 30 years

654.12m. That amazingly high figure is the number of consoles that Nintendo has sold in the last 30 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 2:16PM in News
The quiet success of Ubisoft's Rocksmith

The quiet success of Ubisoft's Rocksmith

The music genre is dead, right? Erm, no, perhaps not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2013 at 1:08PM in News