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PSN sales of Retro City Rampage outpace Steam and Xbox Live

PSN sales of Retro City Rampage outpace Steam and Xbox Live

Brian Provinciano’s indie hit Retro City Rampage has enjoyed more success on PSN than any other digital platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 1:40PM in News
505 expects evergreen sales for Sniper Wii U

505 expects evergreen sales for Sniper Wii U

The Wii U version of Sniper Elite V2 could prove to be an on-going seller like its 360 and PS3 forebears, says publisher 505 Games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 27th 2013 at 3:46PM in News
Multi-million marketing campaign to ensure Top Five status for Tomb Raider

Multi-million marketing campaign to ensure Top Five status for Tomb Raider

Forget next-gen console excitement: one of the year’s best-sellers will be a current-gen release and it’s just under two weeks away, says Square Enix.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Feb 26th 2013 at 10:03AM in News
PS4 will lead the market on non-game services, Tretton insists

PS4 will lead the market on non-game services, Tretton insists

Sony may have kept shtum about PS4’s multimedia capabilities at its big reveal event, but don’t for one minute think that’s because the machine hasn’t got any.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 3:06PM in News

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PS4 will 'reinvigorate' market and tempt back 'disengaged gamers' - retail analyst

PS4 will 'reinvigorate' market and tempt back 'disengaged gamers' - retail analyst

A UK market research firm says the PS4 is 'exactly what is needed' to inject excitement back into games retail.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 21st 2013 at 11:06AM in News
GungHo's Puzzle & Dragons hits daily revenue of $2m

GungHo's Puzzle & Dragons hits daily revenue of $2m

Japanese mobile firm GungHo Online Entertainment is pulling in an estimated $2m a day on a single free-to-play title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 21st 2013 at 6:25AM in News
NPD: 23% reduction in Australian video game sales last year

NPD: 23% reduction in Australian video game sales last year

Australian video game sales totaled $1.161bn in 2012, resulting in a 23 per cent contraction compared to 2011.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 14th 2013 at 11:19AM in News
Xbox 360 closes in on Wii's UK sales record

Xbox 360 closes in on Wii's UK sales record

The world’s eyes may be on PlayStation this month, but it is Xbox that is on the cusp of becoming the UK’s No.1 games console.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 14th 2013 at 10:01AM in News

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EA on the fence about pre-owned; Next-gen not backwards compatible; Market will never be 100% digital

EA on the fence about pre-owned; Next-gen not backwards compatible; Market will never be 100% digital

Publisher EA has admitted that it would in some ways like to see an end to pre-owned games, but has also admitted that the market could suffer were they to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
Crytek wants to be the king of new hardcore free-to-play market

Crytek wants to be the king of new hardcore free-to-play market

Crysis developer Crytek foresees a future for the company where none of its titles make it to retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2013 at 11:14AM in News
Activision Blizzard posts record revenue, lowers expectation for CoD 2013

Activision Blizzard posts record revenue, lowers expectation for CoD 2013

Activision Blizzard has released its full year financial report for 2012, recording revenue of $4.8bn thanks to Call of Duty, Diablo, and Skylanders.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 8th 2013 at 6:40AM in News
Ubisoft sales rise as Assassin's Creed breaks records

Ubisoft sales rise as Assassin's Creed breaks records

Assassin's Creed publisher Ubisoft saw its sales rise to over €800m last quarter, beating the previous Christmas season.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 7th 2013 at 5:26PM in News

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PlayStation sales down 15.1% as Sony lowers handheld sales forecasts once again

PlayStation sales down 15.1% as Sony lowers handheld sales forecasts once again

Sales in Sony’s games division fell 15.1 per cent in the quarter ending December 31st, although overall Sony has enjoyed somewhat of a reversal of fortune.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2013 at 9:39AM in News
The Witcher series hits 5m sales

The Witcher series hits 5m sales

With The Witcher 3 reveal behind it, CD Projekt has announced lifetime sales numbers for the franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 7th 2013 at 7:44AM in News
US video games market slips 9% in 2012

US video games market slips 9% in 2012

The total value of the US video games market declined nine per cent in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 10:55AM in News
Digital revenues rocket as Take-Two downplays next-gen GTA V talk

Digital revenues rocket as Take-Two downplays next-gen GTA V talk

Take-Two has reported a near doubling of revenue of $415.8m for the quarter ending December 31st 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 9:24AM in News

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Dead Island sales reach 5m units

Dead Island sales reach 5m units

Publisher Deep Silver has confirmed that global sell-through numbers for 2011 release Dead Island have hit 5m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 2:35PM in News
Nintendo's digital sales stand at £75.6m for current financial year

Nintendo's digital sales stand at £75.6m for current financial year

Digital sales across Nintendo platforms currently stand at ¥11.1bn for the current financial year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 11:53AM in News
Capcom almost halves DmC sales expectations

Capcom almost halves DmC sales expectations

DmC: Devil May Cry is going to fall well short of Capcom’s initial expectations for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 9:51AM in News
Tough console market sees Square Enix report loss

Tough console market sees Square Enix report loss

Square Enix has reported a net loss for the nine months ending December 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 9:31AM in News
Capcom profits soar despite Resident Evil 6 "failure"

Capcom profits soar despite Resident Evil 6 "failure"

It’s been a good for the first three quarters of Capcom’s financial year despite what the company itself describes as the “failure” of Resident Evil 6.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 11:56AM in News
EA announces Madden NFL 25, franchise sales at 99m

EA announces Madden NFL 25, franchise sales at 99m

EA is closing in on a couple of milestones for its Madden NFL franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 4th 2013 at 8:55AM in News
Packaged sales down and digital up as EA claims iOS crown; FIFA smashes records

Packaged sales down and digital up as EA claims iOS crown; FIFA smashes records

EA has reported a decline in revenues for FY13 Q3 with a surge in digital sales unable to offset a decline in physical games sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 9:28AM in News
Revenues up and profits down at Amazon

Revenues up and profits down at Amazon

Online retailer Amazon has reported a sharp drop in net income for the three months ending December 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2013 at 11:36AM in News
Xbox 360 claiming lion's share of GameStop DLC sales

Xbox 360 claiming lion's share of GameStop DLC sales

65 per cent of DLC sales in GameStop stores are for Microsoft’s Xbox 360, the retailer has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2013 at 9:45AM in News