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Philips is trying to halt Wii U and Wii sales in the US

Philips is trying to halt Wii U and Wii sales in the US

Electronics firm Philips has asked the Delaware courts to force Nintendo to stop selling Wii U in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
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
China's mobile market on pace to surpass US in size - report

China's mobile market on pace to surpass US in size - report

China's mobile gaming market is nearing the same size as America's market and growing at a significantly faster rate, a new report from research firm Superdata has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 10:14PM in News
Pokemon X & Y to star in US McDonald's Happy Meals

Pokemon X & Y to star in US McDonald's Happy Meals

Nintendo has signed another Happy Meal licensing deal, this time in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:42PM in News

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Twitch is America's most used live streaming site

Twitch is America's most used live streaming site

Big-hitting live video sites such as WWE, Ustream and MLB are trailing in the wake of the phenomenon that is Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Armed SWAT team raids US home after Call of Duty hoax

Armed SWAT team raids US home after Call of Duty hoax

A Call of Duty player has had his house raided by a US SWAT team after a prank call from a defeated opponent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
Microsoft cuts Xbox One price in US - official price cut incoming?

Microsoft cuts Xbox One price in US - official price cut incoming?

$50 has been cut off the price of the Xbox One Titanfall bundle in the US on the Microsoft store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Walmart introducing video game trade-ins in US

Walmart introducing video game trade-ins in US

3,100 Walmart stores will from next week begin offering customers the chance to trade-in their games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:36AM in News

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PS4 outsold Xbox One in US in February as Wii U hardware sales climb

PS4 outsold Xbox One in US in February as Wii U hardware sales climb

Sony continues to dominate the next-gen hardware market in America, NPD numbers show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 12:05PM in News
Microsoft giving away Forza 5 for free with Xbox One in US

Microsoft giving away Forza 5 for free with Xbox One in US

US gamers are being offered a freebie when they buy an Xbox One console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
RadioShack closing up to 1,100 stores in US

RadioShack closing up to 1,100 stores in US

Electronics and games retailer RadioShack has announced significant US store closures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 3:12PM in News
Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

A US tax reform bill from the House Ways and Means Committee has suggested increasing the tax burden for games developers making violent games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 11:30AM in News

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January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

Sony has taken an impressive lead over the Xbox One across the pond.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
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
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
US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

It has been estimated that PS4 sold 66 per cent more units than Xbox One in the US in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 4:01PM in News

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Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon 3DS bundle lands this week

Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon 3DS bundle lands this week

A new 3DS bundle featuring Luigi's Mansion 2 will hit shops in US and Canada in time for Black Friday, Nintendo has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 26th 2013 at 8:10AM in News
Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been the best selling “retail” game for PS4 in the US since launch, Activision has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Amazon to begin Sunday deliveries

Amazon to begin Sunday deliveries

Online retailer Amazon is to start offering Sunday delivery to its customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 3:03PM in News
Target ships some Xbox Ones early in US; Consoles unusable until launch

Target ships some Xbox Ones early in US; Consoles unusable until launch

Around 150 US consumers were the lucky recipients of their Xbox One consoles this weekend two weeks ahead of the machine’s official launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 9:42AM in News
GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

17,000 additional workers will be hired by GameStop in the US for work over the Christmas period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

A worldwide Xbox One promotional tour will kick off later this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 12:57PM in News
NPD: US digital games spending up, but not enough to offset physical decline

NPD: US digital games spending up, but not enough to offset physical decline

Digital full game downloads and DLC spending grew 27 per cent in the US games market during Q2 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 12:12PM in News
Xbox One release date confirmed

Xbox One release date confirmed

The Xbox One has, at long last, got a confirmed global release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 1:59PM in News
Leak suggests early November release date for Xbox One

Leak suggests early November release date for Xbox One

An apparent leak from an employee at US retailer Walmart suggests Xbox One will beat PS4 to market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 9:48AM in News