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Xbox One triumphs over PS4 in April in America

Xbox One triumphs over PS4 in April in America

The Xbox One outsold Sony’s PlayStation 4 in the US last month, according to data firm NPD’s monthly games and console report.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 15th 2015 at 10:55AM in News
Nintendo hardware up year-on-year in the US

Nintendo hardware up year-on-year in the US

Both the 3DS and the Wii U have sold more so far in the US throughout 2015 than they had at this stage in 2014, the platform holder has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:43PM in News
Bloodborne has sold 155k digital units worldwide, SuperData claims

Bloodborne has sold 155k digital units worldwide, SuperData claims

PS4 exclusive Bloodborne is on track to become the most successful game in the Souls series to date, with digital sales accounting for over a tenth of its total.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
155m people play games in US, according to ESA

155m people play games in US, according to ESA

More than 155m people play games in the United States, a new report from the Entertainment Software Association claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2015 at 5:41AM in News

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Over-the-air TV tuner support goes live for Xbox One preview members

Over-the-air TV tuner support goes live for Xbox One preview members

Microsoft has announced Xbox One preview members in US and Canada can now use an over-the-air tuner to access television programs.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2015 at 2:23AM in News
Nintendo tops US hardware and software charts

Nintendo tops US hardware and software charts

PS4 may have again beaten Xbox One in the monthly US hardware charts in February, but it was Nintendo that emerged as the month’s surprise winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 8:38AM in News
US union strikes impacting New 3DS and Amiibo supplies

US union strikes impacting New 3DS and Amiibo supplies

Nintendo says it could have sold more New 3DS XL units in the US were it not for an ongoing labour dispute that is disrupting West Coast shipping.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 3:16PM in News
US PS4 and Xbox One install base up 60% on last-gen

US PS4 and Xbox One install base up 60% on last-gen

Hardware sales may be down year-on-year in the US in January, but PS4 and Xbox One are already tracking far ahead of their predecessors in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 9:54AM in News

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Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Watch out Microsoft and Sony, one of China’s biggest games companies will launch its first console in Europe in early 2016.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Destiny and Minecraft were the best-selling games on PlayStation Store in 2014

Destiny and Minecraft were the best-selling games on PlayStation Store in 2014

Sony has revealed which games and DLC on the PlayStation Store were big hits last year, with Destiny and Minecraft topping the rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 16th 2015 at 4:33PM in News
Microsoft reinstates Xbox One's US Christmas price drop

Microsoft reinstates Xbox One's US Christmas price drop

Xbox One will as of today once again cost $349 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 9:21AM in News
Xbox One wins US December race, but PS4 wins 2014 and Wii U has best month

Xbox One wins US December race, but PS4 wins 2014 and Wii U has best month

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US throughout December 2014, the platform holder has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 9:04AM in News

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Riot talking to ISPs about a dedicated North American League of Legends network

Riot talking to ISPs about a dedicated North American League of Legends network

Playing League of Legends in the US and Canada could soon be a smoother experience with the roll out of a dedicated network for the game in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2015 at 1:05PM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for 10th consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for 10th consecutive month in US

Sony has confirmed that PS4 was the best selling console in the US in October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 9:26AM 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
US PS Store October promo offers $15 credit for those who purchase $100

US PS Store October promo offers $15 credit for those who purchase $100

Sony has launched a special promotion for PlayStation Store customers in North America, crediting $15 to individuals who spend $100 or more during the month of October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:14PM in News

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Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft will receive a retail release in Europe and North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:58AM in News
PlayStation Now open beta launches on PS3

PlayStation Now open beta launches on PS3

PS3 owners in parts of US and Canada can now stream games through an open beta of Sony's PlayStation Now service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2014 at 11:59PM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

There’s no sign of Xbox One closing the gap on PS4 in the US next-gen console sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
YouTubers more popular than movie and music stars amongst US teens

YouTubers more popular than movie and music stars amongst US teens

The world's most popular YouTubers are now more influential amongst American teenagers than both movie stars and singers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

Sony's streaming games service PlayStation Now will enter a period of open beta in the US and Canada later today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 10:36AM in News
LittleBigPlanet 3 gets release date in America

LittleBigPlanet 3 gets release date in America

Sony has announced that its latest LittleBigPlanet game is to hit stores on November 18th in America.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:28AM in News
US Vita supplies are running low

US Vita supplies are running low

It’s apparently quite hard to get hold of a PlayStation Vita in the US at the moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:04AM in News
PlayStation Now beta hitting Sony TVs next week

PlayStation Now beta hitting Sony TVs next week

Some Sony TVs will next week begin offering direct access to the PlayStation Now beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Both Nintendo’s Wii U and Sony’s PlayStation Vita boasted impressive sales gains in the US last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 11:41AM in News