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10m daily downloads for App Store

10m daily downloads for App Store

Apple has announced that its App Store has now passed the seven billion downloads milestone, up from 6.5 billion at the start of September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 2:34PM in News
WoW welcomes 12 millionth user

WoW welcomes 12 millionth user

Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed that PC online RPG World of Warcraft now has over 12m registered players worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2010 at 4:04PM in News
Wii in one-in-three UK households

Wii in one-in-three UK households

Tucked away in its news release concerning its star-studded celebrity marketing campaign for Wii and DS this Christmas, Nintendo has also revealed a juicy statistic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2010 at 1:01AM in News
StarCraft II shifts 3m copies

StarCraft II shifts 3m copies

Blizzard has confirmed that its massively hyped PC strategy title StarCraft II has now sold in excess of 3m copies worldwide in its first month of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2010 at 12:50PM in News

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Angry Birds sells 6.5m

Angry Birds sells 6.5m

Hit iPhone game Angry Birds has now sold more than 6.5m downloads on the App Store, according to developer Rovio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2010 at 5:44PM in News
PS3 outsold 360 in last 12 months

PS3 outsold 360 in last 12 months

Global sales of the PS3 in the 12 months ending June 30th 2010 were about 4m units ahead of the sales enjoyed by Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2010 at 11:22AM in News
Sales of Sony Minis hit 1m

Sales of Sony Minis hit 1m

Sony has confirmed that it has now sold over 1m digital games through its bite-sized PlayStation Minis service since its launch in October 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2010 at 5:59PM in News
Ubisoft: 3D TV is every home by 2013

Ubisoft: 3D TV is every home by 2013

3D TV is set to take off in such a major way that we could see 3D compatible sets in every home in the UK by 2013 – that’s the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2010 at 4:15PM in News

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iPad sales pass 3m worldwide

iPad sales pass 3m worldwide

Total global sales of Apple’s latest tech sensation,the iPad, have now reached 3m units in less than three months on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2010 at 6:15PM in News
US: Pre-owned, digital grabs 1/3 of market

US: Pre-owned, digital grabs 1/3 of market

New research from US stats body The NPD Group claims that in 2009 US consumers spent a total of $4.5-4.75bn on pre-owned games, game rentals, subscriptions, digitally downloaded games, DLC ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2010 at 5:04PM in News
Handheld piracy worth £29bn

Handheld piracy worth £29bn

£28,772,303,165.695 – that’s the amount that a recent study by Japanese trade body The Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association reckons piracy has cost the global handheld video games industry.

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reports ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2010 at 12:17PM in News
AUS: PSPgo sells 25,000

AUS: PSPgo sells 25,000

The PS3 may be on a seemingly unstoppable upwards sales trend right now, but turn your attention to PSPgo and it’s a completely different story.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2010 at 2:07PM in News

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Infinity Ward departures hit 25

Infinity Ward departures hit 25

In what has become a slow twist of the knife for publishing powerhouse Activision, a further eight developers have left Modern Warfare 2 studio Infinity Ward.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2010 at 11:20AM in News
Global Xbox sales hit 40m

Global Xbox sales hit 40m

The Xbox 360 has now sold over 40m units worldwide since it was first launched in late 2005.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 10:57AM in News
JAPAN: PS3 sales pass 5m

JAPAN: PS3 sales pass 5m

According to the latest numbers from weekly magazine Famitsu, total sales of Sony’s PS3 have now passed the 5m mark in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 6:11PM in News
Heavy Rain hits 1m

Heavy Rain hits 1m

One of the biggest publishing gambles of recent times has very much paid off with the news that Quantic Dream’s PS3 exclusive Heavy Rain has now sold over 1m copies ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2010 at 5:23PM in News

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iPhone out-numbers DS and PSP

iPhone out-numbers DS and PSP

As part of its OS4 presentation in the US tonight, Apple has taken time to highlight one fight that it can never be accused of losing – the numbers game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2010 at 10:35PM in News
GoW III sold 1m in week one

GoW III sold 1m in week one

We don’t know in what region and we don’t know the exact timeframe, but SCEA’s VP or marketing Peter Dille has stated that God of War III passed the 1m ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2010 at 5:15PM in News
JAPAN: Market drops year-on-year

JAPAN: Market drops year-on-year

Early numbers from Famitsu publisher Enterbrain claim that the Japanese market suffered a slight annual decline for the fiscal year ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2010 at 12:54PM in News
MW2 is 2009’s entertainment champ

MW2 is 2009’s entertainment champ

Having shattered most the game industry’s records upon its release last year, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has also emerged as the overall UK entertainment champ of 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2010 at 12:01PM in News
JAPAN: DS sales hit 30m

JAPAN: DS sales hit 30m

On the same day that it’s long-awaited true successor was revealed, Japanese games bible Famitsu has confirmed that the DS has now sold in excess of 30m units in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2010 at 5:50PM in News
Butt on Total PC Gaming closure

Butt on Total PC Gaming closure

Imagine Publishing has spoken up about the closure of Total PC Gaming, which it claims was shut down due to a lack of retail backing.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 23rd 2010 at 10:16AM in News
Total PC Gaming staff jobs safe

Total PC Gaming staff jobs safe

Good news for Total PC Gaming’s staff – the magazine may have closed but ex-team members have kept their jobs.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 1:31PM in News
Total PC Gaming closed down

Total PC Gaming closed down

Specialist gaming mag Total PC Gaming has been closed down by Imagine Publishing, it has been confirmed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 11:49AM in News
‘PS3 to outsell Wii by 2013’

‘PS3 to outsell Wii by 2013’

Sony’s PS3 is not only on the up – it stands to become the largest global console and outsell the Wii in just three years time. That’s the prediction from ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2010 at 11:26AM in News