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FIFA 15 boasting massive online growth as digital blossoms at EA

FIFA 15 boasting massive online growth as digital blossoms at EA

EA says that on average FIFA 15 is attracting 50 per cent more players online than the numbers achieved by predecessor FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 2:35PM in News
More women play RPGs and PC games than men

More women play RPGs and PC games than men

53.6 per cent of RPG players are now women, new research from SuperData has discovered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 12:49PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 19-25

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 19-25

Civilization: Beyond Earth has taken the top spot on this week's Steam best sellers chart, beating out last week's winner Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:16PM in News
FIFA 15 tops UK charts for fifth week; Bayonetta 2 debuts in 7th

FIFA 15 tops UK charts for fifth week; Bayonetta 2 debuts in 7th

The latest FIFA title is at the head of the UK All Formats Top 40 for the fifth week running, despite a surge from Minecraft: PlayStation Edition.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:10AM in News

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League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

Look, we don’t know if it’s an MMO or a MOBA, so don’t shout at us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
Monster Hunter 4G and New Nintendo 3DS continue to rule Japanese chart

Monster Hunter 4G and New Nintendo 3DS continue to rule Japanese chart

Monster Hunter 4G has remained top of the Japanese software chart for a second week, according to the latest data provided by Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 has held off competition from The Evil Within and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to stay top of the UK charts for another week running.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 12-18

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 12-18

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel has dethroned Shadow of Mordor to nab the top spot on this week's Steam top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2014 at 5:06PM in News

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PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

Contrary to previous predictions, PS4 DID outsell Xbox One in the US in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Monster Hunter 4G shifts 1.6m units in first week in Japan; 230k New 3DS consoles sold in its first two days

Monster Hunter 4G shifts 1.6m units in first week in Japan; 230k New 3DS consoles sold in its first two days

Nintendo’s New 3DS consoles are off to a strong start in Japan, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 15th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 5-11

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 5-11

Shadow of Mordor is out in front for the second week running on Steam's latest top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 13th 2014 at 9:59PM in News
FIFA 15 stays No.1 for third week in UK chart as Alien: Isolation sneaks into second

FIFA 15 stays No.1 for third week in UK chart as Alien: Isolation sneaks into second

FIFA 15 has remained the UK's biggest-selling game for a third week running, despite competition from Alien: Isolation.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:32AM in News

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Apple becomes world's fifth largest PC vendor

Apple becomes world's fifth largest PC vendor

The fifth largest PC manufacturer in the world isn’t even strictly a PC manufacturer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 4:03PM in News
Super Smash Bros spends fourth week at the top of the Japanese charts

Super Smash Bros spends fourth week at the top of the Japanese charts

Nintendo’s 3DS fighting game Super Smash Bros is on top of the Japanese software charts for the fourth week, according to data provided by Famitsu.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2014 at 2:24PM in News
FIFA 15 remains in UK chart top spot despite Shadow of Mordor competition

FIFA 15 remains in UK chart top spot despite Shadow of Mordor competition

Lord of the Rings spin-off Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor debuted in second in the UK software chart last week, failing to knock FIFA 15 from number one.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 28 - October 4

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 28 - October 4

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has scaled to the top of this past week’s Steam best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 6:45AM in News

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Super Smash Bros 3DS continues to rule Japanese chart for third week

Super Smash Bros 3DS continues to rule Japanese chart for third week

Nintendo’s all-star brawler Super Smash Bros for 3DS remains at the top of the Japanese software charts for a third week running, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 21-27

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 21-27

Early Access title Life is Feudal: Your Own has captured the top spot on this week's Steam best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2014 at 8:20PM in News
3DS Super Smash Bros tops Japan charts for second week

3DS Super Smash Bros tops Japan charts for second week

Super Smash Bros on 3DS is top of the Japanese charts for the second week in a row according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 24th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Sony and The Last of Us dominates UK August charts

Sony and The Last of Us dominates UK August charts

The Last of Us Remastered was the best-selling game of August in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 9:45AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 14-20

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 14-20

The officially launched version of Wasteland 2 has leapt to the top of this week's best sellers on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 8:00AM in News
Destiny sales reach $325m in first five days

Destiny sales reach $325m in first five days

Activision has confirmed the first actual sales data for Bungie’s Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 4:02PM in News
More women than men play games in the UK

More women than men play games in the UK

Women now account for a bigger share of the UK games market than males.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Twitter reckons it's the video games sales platform you've been waiting for

Twitter reckons it's the video games sales platform you've been waiting for

Selling video games with a single click at the exact moment a user is interested is the is the future of games retail, Twitter believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 3:08PM in News