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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
PlayStation business back in profit as PS4 production costs fall

PlayStation business back in profit as PS4 production costs fall

Sony has credited the “strong” performance of PS4 for a good performance in its quarter ending June 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 9:14AM in News
PS3 overtakes Wii U in Japan to become top-selling home console again

PS3 overtakes Wii U in Japan to become top-selling home console again

The PS3 has once again become the top-selling home console in Japan, according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 3:35PM in News

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3DS sales spike in Japan thanks to Yokai Watch 2 release

3DS sales spike in Japan thanks to Yokai Watch 2 release

The original Nintendo 3DS has seen sales sharply rise this week in Japan, according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Sony confirms Frozen-themed PS4 for Japan

Sony confirms Frozen-themed PS4 for Japan

Disney's hit movie Frozen is to be emblazoned onto the side of Sony's PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

An alternative colour for the PS4 is due to hit European retailers later this year, SCE Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

Sony will be bundling its upcoming racer DriveClub with PS4 hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

An increase in hardware sales and a decrease in software has left the Japanese games market flat for the first half of 2014, according to Famitsu data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Retailer lists The Last of Us: Remastered PS4 bundle

Retailer lists The Last of Us: Remastered PS4 bundle

Sony is readying a The Last of Us: Remastered PS4 hardware bundle, according to one online retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
Reggie: Amiibo can have 'significant impact' on Wii U sales

Reggie: Amiibo can have 'significant impact' on Wii U sales

Upcoming toys-to-life range Amiibo can give Wii U hardware the sales boost it so definitely needs, Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-AIme has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2014 at 8:59AM in News
Wii U sales fall in Japan as Vita sales creep back up

Wii U sales fall in Japan as Vita sales creep back up

The PlayStation Vita has crept ahead of Wii U in Japan as the momentum gained from the release of Mario Kart 8 has started to wear off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
GameStop: Kinect-less Xbox One 'flying off the shelves'

GameStop: Kinect-less Xbox One 'flying off the shelves'

Retailer GameStop has suggested that the latest cut-price Xbox One bundle is selling well.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 9:04AM in News