Entries in 'Hardware' (98)

White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

An alternative colour for the PS4 is due to hit European retailers later this year, SCE Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

Sony will be bundling its upcoming racer DriveClub with PS4 hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

An increase in hardware sales and a decrease in software has left the Japanese games market flat for the first half of 2014, according to Famitsu data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Retailer lists The Last of Us: Remastered PS4 bundle

Retailer lists The Last of Us: Remastered PS4 bundle

Sony is readying a The Last of Us: Remastered PS4 hardware bundle, according to one online retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News

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Reggie: Amiibo can have 'significant impact' on Wii U sales

Reggie: Amiibo can have 'significant impact' on Wii U sales

Upcoming toys-to-life range Amiibo can give Wii U hardware the sales boost it so definitely needs, Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-AIme has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2014 at 8:59AM in News
Wii U sales fall in Japan as Vita sales creep back up

Wii U sales fall in Japan as Vita sales creep back up

The PlayStation Vita has crept ahead of Wii U in Japan as the momentum gained from the release of Mario Kart 8 has started to wear off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
GameStop: Kinect-less Xbox One 'flying off the shelves'

GameStop: Kinect-less Xbox One 'flying off the shelves'

Retailer GameStop has suggested that the latest cut-price Xbox One bundle is selling well.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 9:04AM in News
Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Mario Kart has repeated what it accomplished in both the UK and Japan by giving Wii U hardware sales a boost in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 8:30AM in News

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New Super Mario Bros 2DS bundle arriving next month

New Super Mario Bros 2DS bundle arriving next month

Nintendo will release a new 2DS hardware SKU in Europe next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 9:05AM in News
Sony details Vita Action Mega Pack bundle

Sony details Vita Action Mega Pack bundle

A new Vita bundle has been confirmed for PAL territories including the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 2:43PM in News
Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has become the best-selling new IP ever in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 9:38AM in News
PS4 hardware already profitable; Half of owners subscribed to PS+

PS4 hardware already profitable; Half of owners subscribed to PS+

Sony’s has bucked traditional hardware sales modelling by achieving a profit on each PS4 sold just six months after launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 3:22PM in News

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Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Global games retailer GameStop has seen sales and earnings have shot up after an expectation-hitting Q1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 10:16AM in News
Microsoft pondered building Kinect into the Xbox One's case

Microsoft pondered building Kinect into the Xbox One's case

Microsoft even toyed with the idea of building the Kinect into the Xbox One itself, Xbox One hardware designer Carl Ledbetter has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 21st 2014 at 3:01PM in News
'Atari is a hardware brand' new CEO asserts

'Atari is a hardware brand' new CEO asserts

The Atari brand means many things to many people, but above all else it remains a hardware brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 1:50PM in News
Nintendo confirms it has 'clear ideas' for Wii U successor

Nintendo confirms it has 'clear ideas' for Wii U successor

Satoru Iwata has confirmed to investor that the company already knows what it has planned for its follow-up to the struggling Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 3:31PM in News

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New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

Nintendo is to develop a completely new console designed specifically to target China and other emerging economies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 11:17AM in News
New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

(UPDATE: Nintendo has denied the reports to both CVG and Videogamer, with a rep telling the latter: "I can confirm Nintendo is not revealing any hardware at this year's ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Both 3DS and Vita saw decent upturns in unit sales last week thanks to two big new Top Ten releases, the latest Japanese sales data from Famitsu reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Xbox hardware supplies have overtaken demand, Microsoft says

Xbox hardware supplies have overtaken demand, Microsoft says

Microsoft CFO Amy Hood has told investors that there will be a "channel inventory drawdown for Xbox consoles".

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Two additional Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles have been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Sony’s PlayStation Vita was the best selling console in Japan last week according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Borderlands 2 Vita bundle launches in May

Borderlands 2 Vita bundle launches in May

Sony has dated the Borderlands 2 Limited Edition PlayStation Vita Bundle for next month, with the standalone release of the game coming one week after.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2014 at 5:59AM in News
Vita Football Manager Classic 2014 bundle incoming

Vita Football Manager Classic 2014 bundle incoming

Sega’s Football Manager Classic 2014 for Vita will also be available in a hardware bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2014 at 1:15PM in News
3DS regains lead as PS4 sales slip in Japan

3DS regains lead as PS4 sales slip in Japan

Nintendo’s 3DS is back in front in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 2:37PM in News