Entries in 'Hardware' (202)

PS4 Dragon Quest Metal Slime Edition sees Sony hardware sales rocket in Japan

PS4 Dragon Quest Metal Slime Edition sees Sony hardware sales rocket in Japan

A limited edition version of Sony’s PS4 saw the console increase sales by a factor of five week-on-week in Japan last week, Famitsu data reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Yes, Farming Simulator is getting its own tractor controller peripheral

Yes, Farming Simulator is getting its own tractor controller peripheral

Ever found yourself desperately wanting to be a farmer but without a tractor to drive or field to plough?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
Sony tried to stop 20th Anniversary PS4 console scalping

Sony tried to stop 20th Anniversary PS4 console scalping

"That's not what we want to see happen" – that’s Sony UK boss Fergal Gara lamenting the high prices being attracted by 20th Anniversary Edition PS4 consoles on Ebay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
Super Smash Bros doubles weekly Wii U sales in Japan; console outsells New Nintendo 3DS

Super Smash Bros doubles weekly Wii U sales in Japan; console outsells New Nintendo 3DS

The Wii U release of Super Smash Bros has sent Nintendo’s console back up the Japanese hardware charts, according to the latest data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 10th 2014 at 1:00PM in News

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UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

An Xbox One with four games will apparently feature as part of GAME’s Black Friday sale kicking off tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
Raspberry Pi A+ brings improvements, lower price

Raspberry Pi A+ brings improvements, lower price

A smaller, cheaper version of credit card-sized computer Raspberry Pi is now available for purchase, the hardware's creators have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 7:32PM in News
PS4 unit sales reach 13.5m worldwide as console enjoys its best quarter since launch

PS4 unit sales reach 13.5m worldwide as console enjoys its best quarter since launch

Sales of the PS4 have now hit 13.5m units after the console shifted 3.3m worldwide in the quarter ending September 30th, Sony has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 9:45AM in News
UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

Sales of the Wii U in the half year ending September hit 1.12m – over double the 460k sold in the same period the year before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 9:36AM in News

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Very offering exclusive PS4 SingStar Ultimate Party bundle

Very offering exclusive PS4 SingStar Ultimate Party bundle

There’s yet another PS4 hardware bundle available in the UK, this time from Very.co.uk.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 2:48PM in News
Nintendo steps up hunt for 'future platforms' hardware architect

Nintendo steps up hunt for 'future platforms' hardware architect

“Devising strategies for future Nintendo gaming platforms” is a key requirement in a new graphics architect vacancy posted by the Wii U platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed two Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundles leaked by retailers earlier this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
Microsoft 'not satisfied' with current Xbox One sales in Japan

Microsoft 'not satisfied' with current Xbox One sales in Japan

Xbox One has got off to a slow start in Japan, but Microsoft has vowed to continue with its ongoing struggle to achieve success in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:12AM in News

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Xbox One sales push past PS4 in UK after FIFA 15 and price cut sales spike

Xbox One sales push past PS4 in UK after FIFA 15 and price cut sales spike

Sales of Microsoft’s Xbox One edged past PS4 this week as the machine enjoyed a massive sales spike on the back of FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Retro console Retron 5 accused of stealing open-source emulator code

Retro console Retron 5 accused of stealing open-source emulator code

Hyperkin’s Retron 5 console has found itself at the centre of an emulation code dispute.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Transparent 2DS consoles incoming alongside new Pokemon

Transparent 2DS consoles incoming alongside new Pokemon

Nintendo has added a couple of redesigned 2DS consoles to its already revealed limited edition 3DS machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Leading retailer and growing platform holder Amazon has announced a complete refresh of its Fire tablet and Kindle ereader range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 3:15PM in News

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DriveClub being bundled with White PS4 hardware

DriveClub being bundled with White PS4 hardware

Evolution’s upcoming racing title DriveClub is to be the second title bundled with Sony’s Glacier White PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

There’s no sign of Xbox One closing the gap on PS4 in the US next-gen console sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
Xbox 360 500GB hardware bundle arrives next month - report

Xbox 360 500GB hardware bundle arrives next month - report

Microsoft is readying a new Xbox 360 system bundle boasting the console’s previously announced 500GB hard drive, according to a recently leaked advertisement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 4:34PM in News
Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox Ones

Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox Ones

Customers who believe their Xbox Ones are producing an excessive amount of noise are being offered replacements by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Lego Batman 3 PS3 bundle lands in November

Lego Batman 3 PS3 bundle lands in November

A new PlayStation 3 hardware bundle headlined by Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is heading to retail in North America later this year, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 9th 2014 at 3:12AM in News
Yokai Watch 2 finally dethroned in Japanese charts

Yokai Watch 2 finally dethroned in Japanese charts

Smash hit 3DS title Yokai Watch 2 has finally been knocked off the Japanese software chart top spot, according to the latest data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

£40 has been shaved off the price of the upcoming Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle by online retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Nintendo unveils new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo unveils new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo has revealed a new design for its handheld 3DS and 3DS XL consoles during its latest Nintendo Direct announcement.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 12:42PM in News
Limited Edition Super Smash Bros 3DS confirmed for Europe

Limited Edition Super Smash Bros 3DS confirmed for Europe

Nintendo has revealed a Limited Edition Super Smash Bros themed 3DS for Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2014 at 3:17PM in News