Entries in 'sales' (276)

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
Apple posts record iPhone and iPad sales, but is still outpaced by Samsung

Apple posts record iPhone and iPad sales, but is still outpaced by Samsung

51m iPhones and 26m iPads were sold by Apple in Q4 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 2:15PM in News

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Minecraft sells 1m copies on PS3

Minecraft sells 1m copies on PS3

Minecraft has already sold 1m copies on PS3, following its launch on PlayStation Network in December.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 26th 2014 at 11:15PM in News
Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Worried about Wii U? Excited by Alien: Isolation? Want to find out how much you're worth? Then the latest edition of MCV is for you.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:11AM in News
Dead Rising 3 ships 1m copies

Dead Rising 3 ships 1m copies

Capcom's Xbox One exclusive Dead Rising 3 shipped 1m units prior to the end of last year, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 3:26AM in News
Rust overtakes DayZ to become best-selling Steam title, makes $8.8m

Rust overtakes DayZ to become best-selling Steam title, makes $8.8m

DayZ has for the first time since its release in December been knocked off the top of Steam’s best selling list.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 12:40PM in News

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Tomb Raider has finally broken even

Tomb Raider has finally broken even

Square Enix’s Tomb Raider reboot has finally recouped its development costs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 12:12PM in News
Xbox One outsold PS4 in the US in December

Xbox One outsold PS4 in the US in December

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One outsold the PS4 in the US in December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

The reality of the challenge confronting Wii U has finally struck Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

With very exceptions, gamers are used to new titles launching at their highest price point and then gradually decreasing over time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 1:16PM in News

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Video games star in strong Argos results

Video games star in strong Argos results

Argos says sales of electricals - including video games, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief exec.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

Like-for-like sales at the UK’s leading video games retailer GAME grew 90 per cent year-on-year for the six weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

GameStop has reported like-for-like sales growth of 10.2 per cent for the nine weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Gran Turismo 6 fails to keep pace

Gran Turismo 6 fails to keep pace

The early success of next-gen consoles appears to have claimed a very high profile victim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:19PM in News

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DayZ success should serve as a warning for publishers, Hall claims

DayZ success should serve as a warning for publishers, Hall claims

Traditional publishers should be worried by the phenomenal success of DayZ, creator Dean Hall has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
Standalone DayZ hits 1m downloads within a month

Standalone DayZ hits 1m downloads within a month

It’s finally done it – the standalone version of DayZ has now passed the 1m sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

Global PC sales fell at their fastest rate ever in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

UK online retailer ShopTo says it is enjoying its most successful year on record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
PS4 was the biggest UK home console in 2013 in revenue

PS4 was the biggest UK home console in 2013 in revenue

UPDATED: PS4 was the No.1 console in revenue terms. In unit terms, 3DS was the No.1 games console followed by Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:43AM in News
It's not finished and had no marketing - yet DayZ wins Xmas sales race

It's not finished and had no marketing - yet DayZ wins Xmas sales race

The biggest game of Christmas was released on just one platform, had no marketing and it isn’t even finished yet.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:25AM in News
Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Xbox One has already sold 3m machines. But Valve founder Gabe Newell isn’t worried.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
China temporarily lifts console sales ban

China temporarily lifts console sales ban

Quick – sell 1.35bn consoles before the government changes its mind!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
Xbox One sells 3m units worldwide

Xbox One sells 3m units worldwide

Microsoft's Xbox One has surpassed 3m units sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2014 at 6:18AM in News