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New Naruto Shippuden title sneaks to the top spot in Japan

New Naruto Shippuden title sneaks to the top spot in Japan

New Bandai Namco Naruto title Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 debuted at No.1 in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 10th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Call of Duty back on top as new Naruto title debuts in third place

Call of Duty back on top as new Naruto title debuts in third place

Activision’s Call of Duty Black Ops III returns to the No.1 spot this week with an 11 increase in sales.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 8th 2016 at 9:49AM in News
Call of Duty franchise has sold over 250m units globally

Call of Duty franchise has sold over 250m units globally

Publisher Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops III was the top-selling title of 2015 worldwide.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2016 at 10:17AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One shine but physical gaming sales drop to £2.1bn in 2015

PS4 and Xbox One shine but physical gaming sales drop to £2.1bn in 2015

PS4 and Xbox One UK game sales shot up by over 50 per cent in 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:00AM in News

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High Street entertainment market share up year-on-year, says Kantar

High Street entertainment market share up year-on-year, says Kantar

New data from Kantar Worldpanel indicates that the market share of GAME, HMV and Argos has increased on the year before.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 1:20PM in News
FIFA 16 holds off The Nathan Drake Collection from reaching No.1

FIFA 16 holds off The Nathan Drake Collection from reaching No.1

FIFA 16 spends its third week at the top of the UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 12th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
Two years after its presumed death, pre-owned is thriving

Two years after its presumed death, pre-owned is thriving

Boxed game sales are falling and the dearth of digital data means the true state of the market remains largely a mystery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
UK boxed games market hits lowest point since 1996

UK boxed games market hits lowest point since 1996

Sales of UK games plunged to their lowest point in 19 years for the week ending August 22nd. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 4th 2015 at 10:10AM in News

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Games press joins call for digital charts

Games press joins call for digital charts

The biggest names in the games media have joined MCV’s call for digital data to be included in the games charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 4th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Pac-Man 256 reaches 5m downloads

Pac-Man 256 reaches 5m downloads

Mobile title Pac-Man 256 has been downloaded over five million times.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Game of War director arrested for trying to board plane with secret data

Game of War director arrested for trying to board plane with secret data

Machine Zone has found itself embroiled in a second trade secrets row in a single week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Chart-Track: Industry is at risk of 
losing its best research and PR tool

Chart-Track: Industry is at risk of losing its best research and PR tool

GfK Chart-Track has warned the games industry that it might lose its best PR tool if it fails to share digital data.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:14AM in News

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Her Story sells 100,000 units in just over a month

Her Story sells 100,000 units in just over a month

Indie hit Her Story has shifted 100,000 copies in its first month on sale. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 11th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
Rare gets first UK No.1 in 17 years with Rare Replay

Rare gets first UK No.1 in 17 years with Rare Replay

Rare Replay has debuted at the top of the UK All Formats UK Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 10th 2015 at 9:44AM in News
LEGO Jurassic Park retakes No.1 spot, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour falls to fourth place

LEGO Jurassic Park retakes No.1 spot, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour falls to fourth place

Four weeks after it first claimed the top spot, LEGO Jurassic Park is back to No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News
More money is spent on games than movies and music combined, says IHS

More money is spent on games than movies and music combined, says IHS

Stat trackers IHS has shown its latest market data ahead of next week’s E3 - revealing that $92bn will be spent on games this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 14th 2015 at 3:00AM in News

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Witcher 3 holds top spot as Splatoon debuts in second place

Witcher 3 holds top spot as Splatoon debuts in second place

The Witcher 3 is once again No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 1st 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Physical still dominant despite digital shift

Physical still dominant despite digital shift

The vast majority of console game sales still come from physical stores, new data reveals.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 29th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Mojang’s blockbuster game Minecraft continues to take the top position in both of the iOS charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt takes the top spot, is the biggest launch of the year to date

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt takes the top spot, is the biggest launch of the year to date

It’s been an impressive month for Japanese publisher Bandai Namco as it takes its third No.1 in as many weeks with The Witcher 3.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
Take-Two joins call for more digital data

Take-Two joins call for more digital data

The CEO of Take-Two says the lack of digital data in the games market is misleading.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 21st 2015 at 11:07AM in News
Minecraft most-viewed games franchise on YouTube again in April

Minecraft most-viewed games franchise on YouTube again in April

Mojang’s runaway success Minecraft continues to be incredibly popular on YouTube.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 19th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Mortal Kombat X top for third week in a row, retailer promotions help FIFA 15 back to No.4

Mortal Kombat X top for third week in a row, retailer promotions help FIFA 15 back to No.4

Mortal Kombat X is once again No.1 in the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 5th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Mortal Kombat still No.1, Minecraft: PlayStation Edition shoots up to fourth place

Mortal Kombat still No.1, Minecraft: PlayStation Edition shoots up to fourth place

The latest entry in Warner Bros' Mortal Kombat series is once again in pole position of the GfK Chart-Track Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:10AM in News