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PlayStation 4 tops Japanese hardware charts as Batman swoops into stores

PlayStation 4 tops Japanese hardware charts as Batman swoops into stores

Japanese PlayStation 4 sales shot up this week as Batman: Arkham Knight launched in the country.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Hearthstone mobile revenue overtakes PC

Hearthstone mobile revenue overtakes PC

Blizzard’s World of Warcraft inspired card battler Hearthstone is for the first time making more on smartphones than it is on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 11:15AM in News
Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

After seven years of bogies, Rory McIlroy has helped 2015’s instalment in the PGA Tour series straight to the UK retail chart top spot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

The boxed charts might all be about Batman and Elder Scrolls, but 2014’s success stories continue to reign in the UK digital rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman isn’t just the world’s greatest detective and an all-around crime-fighting hero – he’s also a savvy marketing tool.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:19AM in News
Fallout Shelter earned $5.1m in two weeks - Superdata

Fallout Shelter earned $5.1m in two weeks - Superdata

The iOS release of Fallout Shelter pulled in more than $5m in its first two weeks, according to Superdata's latest monthly report on digital sales figures.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2015 at 7:44AM in News
Yo-Kai Watch dominates Japanese charts again as Busters sells almost 700,000

Yo-Kai Watch dominates Japanese charts again as Busters sells almost 700,000

The latest video game craze in Japan is yet to run out of steam.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
F1 2015 deposes Batman: Arkham Knight in UK charts

F1 2015 deposes Batman: Arkham Knight in UK charts

After two weeks at No.1, Warner Bros’ Batman: Arkham Knight is pushed to second place by Codemasters’ F1 2015.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2015 at 9:43AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers: July 5-11

Steam top ten sellers: July 5-11

Early Access hit Ark: Survival Evolved is once again perched on top of Steam's top ten sellers weekly chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 12th 2015 at 11:20PM in News
Warner Bros and Bethesda rule June charts

Warner Bros and Bethesda rule June charts

Batman and LEGO have helped Warner Bros rise to the top of the publisher rankings once again, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

Almost 150,000 UK console gamers downloaded The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in May, the latest numbers from SuperData revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:35AM in News
The Elder Scrolls Online tops PSN EU PS4 chart for June

The Elder Scrolls Online tops PSN EU PS4 chart for June

The console version of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online was the best-selling PS4 title on PSN this June.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:31PM in News

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Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

The latest Fire Emblem title for 3DS has remained at the number spot in Japan, with returning Top Ten entry Splatoon seeing resilient sales figures.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
YouTube reveals top 10 "trending" games for June

YouTube reveals top 10 "trending" games for June

YouTube has announced the top 10 “trending” games on its network for June, with Batman: Arkham Knight claiming first place.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2015 at 11:20PM in News
Steam top ten: June 28 - July 4

Steam top ten: June 28 - July 4

Ark: Survival Evolved continues its dominance of Steam's top ten sellers chart, beating out GTA V again during the past week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2015 at 2:47AM in News
Batman: Arkham Knight claims second week on top of the charts

Batman: Arkham Knight claims second week on top of the charts

The Caped Crusader is once again perched on top of the GfK Chart-Track Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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Japanese Vita hardware sales double following Persona 4: Dancing All Night launch

Japanese Vita hardware sales double following Persona 4: Dancing All Night launch

Sales of Sony’s Vita handheld shot up in Japan last week as Atlus’ Persona 4: Dancing All Night hit stores.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 1st 2015 at 2:00PM in News
PS4's European next-gen market share 'frequently greater than 90%'

PS4's European next-gen market share 'frequently greater than 90%'

SCEE president Jim Ryan has claimed that PS4 is commanding the European next-gen console market, with market share in some regions reaching 90 per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 10:26AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Holy sales, Batman! Arkham Knight has beaten The Witcher 3 to become this year’s biggest launch to date.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 29th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Steam top nine sellers: June 21-27

Steam top nine sellers: June 21-27

Ark: Survival Evolved continues to dominate Steam's top selling products chart, beating out Grand Theft Auto V and all other comers again this past week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 29th 2015 at 2:51AM in News
Counter Strike, Total War and Ark: Survival Evolved win big in Steam Summer Sale

Counter Strike, Total War and Ark: Survival Evolved win big in Steam Summer Sale

Valve’s own Counter Strike: Global Offensive was the most purchased game during Steam’s recent PC Summer Sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2015 at 9:42AM in News
Fallout Shelter topped the App Store charts in 48 countries

Fallout Shelter topped the App Store charts in 48 countries

And we wonder why companies are increasingly shying away from the triple-A game space…

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:13PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: June 14-20

Steam top ten sellers: June 14-20

Early Access hit Ark: Survival Evolved has finished in first on Steam's top ten selling products for the third straight week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 6:17AM in News
Media Create pegs weekly Japanese Xbox One sales at 100 units

Media Create pegs weekly Japanese Xbox One sales at 100 units

Numbers from sales monitor Media Create suggest that Xbox One slipped to a saddening new low in Japan earlier this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 2:40PM in News
32,000 - that's how many units the average Steam game sells

32,000 - that's how many units the average Steam game sells

The average game on Steam sells approximately 32,000 copies, according to data from Steam Spy.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 12:56PM in News