Entries in 'Charts' (84)

November charts: Call of Duty, Fallout and Battlefront cause blockbuster month for the UK games industry

November charts: Call of Duty, Fallout and Battlefront cause blockbuster month for the UK games industry

November proved to be a major month for the UK games industry, driven by a trio of major launches - Call of Duty, Fallout and Star Wars Battlefront.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
The charts are back - and this time they are digital

The charts are back - and this time they are digital

At last! The UK games industry has some digital download charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Star Wars Battlefront stays on target at top of Japanese charts

Star Wars Battlefront stays on target at top of Japanese charts

The latest Star Wars game has unsurprisingly shot to the top of the Japanese retail rankings in its debut week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 25th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Battlefront shoots to No.1, has biggest ever UK launch for a Star Wars game

Battlefront shoots to No.1, has biggest ever UK launch for a Star Wars game

Star Wars Battlefront debuts at the top spot in the UK charts and has the fourth biggest week of any game this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 10:09AM in News

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Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 has tripled the sales of its predecessor New Vegas, rocketing to number one in the UK retail rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 16th 2015 at 9:24AM in News
Black Ops 3 tops Japanese charts in debut week

Black Ops 3 tops Japanese charts in debut week

Blockbuster shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops III has shot to number one in the Japanese retail charts, fighting off a number of home-grown titles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 11th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
God Eater rules Japanese charts in Top Ten free of Halo 5

God Eater rules Japanese charts in Top Ten free of Halo 5

In a contrast to the UK’s Halo-ruled rankings, Japan’s retail charts were last week dominated by home-grown titles from the territory.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 4th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Mario Maker down to second in Japanese charts as FIFA vanishes from Top Ten

Mario Maker down to second in Japanese charts as FIFA vanishes from Top Ten

RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD has shot to the top of the Japanese software charts in its first week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 21st 2015 at 2:34PM in News

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FIFA spends fourth week at No.1, Uncharted still second

FIFA spends fourth week at No.1, Uncharted still second

Football blockbuster FIFA 16 has now spent one month in first place in the UK Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 19th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
FIFA 16 debuts in third in Japanese retail charts as Mario Maker returns to top

FIFA 16 debuts in third in Japanese retail charts as Mario Maker returns to top

Wii U exclusive Super Mario Maker is riding high once again in Japan, as it fought off competition from Uncharted and FIFA to take the chart top spot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 14th 2015 at 2:09PM in News
Destiny: The Taken King tops PSN September charts

Destiny: The Taken King tops PSN September charts

The best selling PlayStation 4 of last month was Destiny: The Taken King.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2015 at 3:47PM in News
Hearthstone knocks Dota 2 down a place in monthly Twitch rankings

Hearthstone knocks Dota 2 down a place in monthly Twitch rankings

The end of The International and the release of The Grand Tournament has led to Blizzard’s Hearthstone and Valve’s Dota 2 swapping places in the September Twitch charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:11PM in News

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PS3 version of PES 2016 outsells PS4 in Japan during debut week

PS3 version of PES 2016 outsells PS4 in Japan during debut week

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016’s Japanese launch has highlighted the huge number of gamers still playing on older consoles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
LEGO Dimensions debuts in second place, outperforms Disney Infinity and Skylanders Week One sales

LEGO Dimensions debuts in second place, outperforms Disney Infinity and Skylanders Week One sales

For the second week running, FIFA 16 holds the top spot in this week’s UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 5th 2015 at 10:17AM in News
Super Mario Maker dethrones Metal Gear Solid 5 in Japanese retail charts

Super Mario Maker dethrones Metal Gear Solid 5 in Japanese retail charts

Super Mario Maker has made quite the impression during its first week on sale in Japan.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 16th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Metal Gear Solid V sells nearly 500,000 units in Japan

Metal Gear Solid V sells nearly 500,000 units in Japan

Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid swansong sold almost half a million copies across PS3 and PS4 in its debut week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 9th 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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MCV Magazine to drop charts for first time in 17 years

MCV Magazine to drop charts for first time in 17 years

Next week, we will not be running a charts section within MCV Magazine.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture suffers second UK charts snub

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture suffers second UK charts snub

The official UK video game charts aren’t the only ones to snub PS4 success story Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2015 at 4:06PM in News
Super Robots overthrow animals as Animal Crossing slips to second place in the Japanese charts

Super Robots overthrow animals as Animal Crossing slips to second place in the Japanese charts

A menagerie of robots, animals, ghosts and squid battled it out at the top of the Japanese games charts last week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 26th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Zoological lifestyle simulator Animal Crossing has held strong at the top of the Japanese charts in a week dominated by Nintendo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
LEGO Jurassic World back on top as Rare Replay slips to sixth place

LEGO Jurassic World back on top as Rare Replay slips to sixth place

Warner Bros’ plastic dinosaur title LEGO Jurassic World is No.1 for the third time.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 17th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PlayStation 4 has been the best-selling games console every month of the year to-date, Sony has told MCV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Yokai Watch Busters retains Japanese charts top spot for a third week as Batman falls

Yokai Watch Busters retains Japanese charts top spot for a third week as Batman falls

Four new releases in the Japanese software Top Ten last week wasn’t enough to dethrone continued phenomenon and chart success Yokai Watch.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 29th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlroy has done the double, staying at the top of the charts for a second week  – making it the very first golf game to do so in the ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 27th 2015 at 11:28AM in News
Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

After seven years of bogies, Rory McIlroy has helped 2015’s instalment in the PGA Tour series straight to the UK retail chart top spot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News