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Left 4 Dead shifts 2.5m at retail

Left 4 Dead shifts 2.5m at retail

Valve, the developer of co-operative zombie shooter Left 4 Dead, has revealed that its title has sold over 2.5m units worldwide at retail since launch, Edge reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2009 at 10:58AM in News
JAPAN: DSi sales pass 2m

JAPAN: DSi sales pass 2m

Ahead of the release of the DSi in Europe and America early next month, Nintendo’s rejigged dual screen handheld has now passed the 2m unit sales barrier in its homeland ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2009 at 10:42AM in News
Halo Wars passes 1m sales worldwide

Halo Wars passes 1m sales worldwide

Halo Wars, the Ensemble Studios RTS released for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 last month, has now sold over one million copies across the globe, the platform holder has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2009 at 5:33PM in News
Devil May Cry series tops 10m

Devil May Cry series tops 10m

Having made its name on PS2 and gone on to enjoy success on both Xbox 360 and PS3, Capcom’s Devil May Cry series has now shipped 10m units worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2009 at 2:38PM in News

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iPhone and iPod Touch sales pass 30m

iPhone and iPod Touch sales pass 30m

Apple has confirmed that the combined global sales of its iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch have now hit 30m, with the iPhone alone topping the 17m mark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2009 at 9:47AM in News
Bonnie Tyler tops SingStore charts

Bonnie Tyler tops SingStore charts

1980’s hit Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler is the most downloaded track in Sony’s SingStore in the UK, it has emerged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2009 at 4:50PM in News
DS on track for 100m sales this month

DS on track for 100m sales this month

Nintendo’s DS handheld is on course to break the 100m global unit sales barrier this month according to Japanese economic newspaper Nihon Keizai Shimbun.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2009 at 2:47PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Empire Total War smashes series’ records

RETAIL BIZ: Empire Total War smashes series’ records

The triumph of Sega’s Empire: Total War at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 yesterday marks the most successful debut in the history of the Total ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2009 at 10:27AM in News

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RETAIL BIZ: Empire Total War tops the charts

RETAIL BIZ: Empire Total War tops the charts

RETAIL BIZ: Killzone 2’s reign at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 has been cut short after just one week with the news that Sega’s PC ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2009 at 4:31PM in News
6,000 iPhone games now available

6,000 iPhone games now available

The credibility of Apple’s iPhone as a serious contender in the modern platform market has been given a big boost with the news that over 6,000 games are now available ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2009 at 9:59AM in News
EA: FIFA 09 sells 7.8m units

EA: FIFA 09 sells 7.8m units

As part of its Q3 financial statement, EA has named FIFA 09 as its top performing title of Q3 2008, with sales topping an impressive 7.8m units worldwide – ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2009 at 10:13AM in News
Games overtake films in global entertainment market

Games overtake films in global entertainment market

Statistics from market research company Media Control Gfk International suggest that gaming has overtaken DVD and Blu-ray in terms of worldwide market value, Edge Online reports.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2009 at 10:45AM in News

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Hirai: LittleBigPlanet has sold 1.3m

Hirai: LittleBigPlanet has sold 1.3m

Speaking to an audience at the Consumer Electronics Show, Sony Computer Entertainment boss Kaz Hirai revealed that the firm’s critically acclaimed PS3 title LittleBigPlanet has now sold 1.3m units worldwide.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2009 at 10:34AM in News
Wii Sports claims global sales record

Wii Sports claims global sales record

The latest numbers from controversial stat-crunchers VG Chartz are claiming that Wii Sports has surpassed Nintendo’s own 1985 NES title Super Mario Bros to become the best selling video game ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2009 at 10:45AM in News