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Steam top ten sellers chart: November 23-29

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 23-29

Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart is littered with games on special as part of Valve's Autumn Sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 10:57AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: November 16-22

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 16-22

Far Cry 4 has proclaimed victory on the latest Steam weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 24th 2014 at 5:46AM in News
Rising game prices have helped increase UK inflation

Rising game prices have helped increase UK inflation

Now games can be blamed for ruining your cost of living as well as your children and moral fibre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
Only a quarter of Early Access games receive a full release

Only a quarter of Early Access games receive a full release

The gamble that is Steam Early Access has been demonstrated in numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 12:42PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: November 9-15

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 9-15

Football Manager 2015 has climbed to the top of Steam's latest weekly top ten best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 6:27AM in News
The average age of a mobile gamer has plummeted

The average age of a mobile gamer has plummeted

The average mobile gamer of 2014 is some seven years younger than just one year ago.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2014 at 3:26PM in News
Women account for just 15% of UK games development

Women account for just 15% of UK games development

An investigation by Develop has found that the women represent just 15 per cent of employees at UK games development studios.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 11th 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Decade-long study dismisses link between games and behavioural problems

Decade-long study dismisses link between games and behavioural problems

A British study of 11,000 children has failed to find any link between video game usage and attentional or emotional development issues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2014 at 1:14PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: November 2-8

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 2-8

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has taken over the top spot on Steam's weekly best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 5:48AM in News
PS4 claims biggest slice of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare sales

PS4 claims biggest slice of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare sales

More copies Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare were sold on PS4 than any other platform, although the overall Xbox performance bettered the PlayStation platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2014 at 4:17PM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare beats Ghosts' week one UK numbers, tops charts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare beats Ghosts' week one UK numbers, tops charts

As revealed by MCV earlier today, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has bettered the week one sales numbers of predecessor Ghosts, grabbing the UK No.1 in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2014 at 2:01PM in News
UK games industry splashes £107m on marketing this Christmas

UK games industry splashes £107m on marketing this Christmas

The UK games industry is spending a huge £107m on marketing this Q4.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:05AM in News

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New 3DS sells 409k units in first three weeks in Japan

New 3DS sells 409k units in first three weeks in Japan

The latest iterations of Nintendo’s popular handheld console have been big sellers since they launched in Japan in October, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 5th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 26 - November 1

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 26 - November 1

Civilization: Beyond Earth is on top of Steam's weekly best sellers chart for the second week in a row, beating out the latest offering in the popular Farming Simulator series.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 7:38PM in News
UK games market slumps again

UK games market slumps again

PS4 and Xbox One consoles are flying off shelves, but the games are not following them.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 12:20PM in News
FIFA 15 stays king of UK charts for sixth week as Sunset Overdrive debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 stays king of UK charts for sixth week as Sunset Overdrive debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 has remained top of the UK charts for a sixth week running, despite strong competition from Sunset Overdrive.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 9:31AM in News

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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
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
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