Entries in 'sales' (273)

HMV slashes pre-owned games by 75%

HMV slashes pre-owned games by 75%

Pre-owned games are currently available for 75 per cent off at HMV stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Ni No Kuni passes 1.1m shipped on PS3

Ni No Kuni passes 1.1m shipped on PS3

Studio Ghibli RPG Ni No Kuni has joined the million sellers club on home consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
Tomb Raider has finally "exceeded profit expectations"

Tomb Raider has finally "exceeded profit expectations"

A year after it was released the Tomb Raider reboot has at last exceeded Square Enix’s sales estimates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Japanese hardware market up 179.1% as PS4 arrives

Japanese hardware market up 179.1% as PS4 arrives

The games console hardware market enjoyed a sharp year-on-year increase in Japan thanks to the launch of PS4, Famitsu has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 12:08PM in News

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Raspberry Pi sales hit 2.5m units

Raspberry Pi sales hit 2.5m units

Credit-card sized computer Raspberry Pi has sold 2.5 million units around the world.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 12:19PM in News
Wii U finally overtakes Xbox 360 in Japan

Wii U finally overtakes Xbox 360 in Japan

Almost 15 months after it was released in the territory, Nintendo’s Wii U has finally overtaken Xbox 360 in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 2:55PM in News
Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Steam developers can now set sales periods and discounts on their own, Valve has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 11:14PM in News
PS4 sells 322k in opening weekend in Japan

PS4 sells 322k in opening weekend in Japan

The PS4 arrived in Japan on Saturday and has already sold in excess of a quarter of a million units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 9:59AM in News

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Football Manager 2014 breaks PC chart record despite crack

Football Manager 2014 breaks PC chart record despite crack

Football Manager 2014 has broken the record for the most consecutive No.1s in the PC charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 21st 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Can Titanfall turn around Xbox One sales in the UK?

Can Titanfall turn around Xbox One sales in the UK?

Microsoft is banking on EA’s Titanfall to help Xbox One fight back against PS4.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 21st 2014 at 10:16AM in News
Forza Motorsport 5 surpasses 1m sales

Forza Motorsport 5 surpasses 1m sales

Xbox One exclusive Forza Motorsport 5 has sold more than 1m copies, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2014 at 4:27AM in News
Global PS4 sales hit 5.3m

Global PS4 sales hit 5.3m

The PS4 has, as of February 8th, sold 5.3m units worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 9:31AM in News

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Mutant Mudds finds most success on Nintendo platforms

Mutant Mudds finds most success on Nintendo platforms

Developer Renegade Kid has revealed a surprising statistic about its action platformer Mutant Mudds Deluxe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

Sony has taken an impressive lead over the Xbox One across the pond.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
India world's fastest growing smartphone market - Gartner

India world's fastest growing smartphone market - Gartner

Smartphone sales in India grew at 166.8% in 2013, making it the fastest growing market in the world, research firm Gartner has reported.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Feb 13th 2014 at 2:35PM in News
Assassin's Creed IV hits 10m, is failing to match AC3's pace

Assassin's Creed IV hits 10m, is failing to match AC3's pace

Ubisoft shipped 10m copies of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag by the end of 2013, the company has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 2:40PM in News

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48% of Vita software sales are digital

48% of Vita software sales are digital

Sony has revealed that digital has very nearly overtaken physical in the Vita software market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
Diablo III sells 15m units across all platforms

Diablo III sells 15m units across all platforms

Diablo III has sold a lifetime total of 15m units, Activision Blizzard has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 7th 2014 at 4:50AM in News
Konami says Phantom Pain may not arrive until 2016, it cannot bridge PES quality divide

Konami says Phantom Pain may not arrive until 2016, it cannot bridge PES quality divide

Konami’s gaming arm has reported a 62 per cent decline in operating income to ¥70.6bn (£427m) for the nine months ending December 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Borderlands 2 is 2K's best-ever selling game

Borderlands 2 is 2K's best-ever selling game

No, BioShock is not the best selling game to come from the 2K stable.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2014 at 11:49AM in News
Minecraft PC surpasses 14m units sold

Minecraft PC surpasses 14m units sold

Minecraft has reached new sales heights again this week, thanks to another milestone for the original version on Windows and Mac.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 4th 2014 at 7:10AM in News
PS4 outselling Xbox One 1.5-to-1 in the UK

PS4 outselling Xbox One 1.5-to-1 in the UK

Sony has claimed that PS4 is experiencing a significant sales advantage over its rival Xbox One in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 3:35PM in News
PS4 games outselling Xbox One by 3-to-1 on Play.com

PS4 games outselling Xbox One by 3-to-1 on Play.com

Sales of PS4 software are beating sales of games for rival Xbox One by a ratio of 3-to-1 ok Rakuten’s Play.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

Catalogue retailer Argos posted its best Christmas results in a decade with the help of video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata is to take a 50 per cent cut in wages following the company’s predicted net loss in its latest set of financials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 9:23AM in News