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Gameloft sees positive second quarter and first half results

Gameloft sees positive second quarter and first half results

Casual games studio Gameloft has reported positive financial results for its second quarter and first half of 2015.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 4th 2015 at 8:57PM in News
Xiaomi recaptures Chinese smartphone leadership from Apple

Xiaomi recaptures Chinese smartphone leadership from Apple

Apple’s newfound dominance of the Chinese smartphone market may already be a thing of the past.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 1:39PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: July 26 - August 1

Steam top ten sellers: July 26 - August 1

Rocket League continues to dominate Steam's best sellers list heading into August.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 6:45PM in News
LEGO Jurassic Park retakes No.1 spot, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour falls to fourth place

LEGO Jurassic Park retakes No.1 spot, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour falls to fourth place

Four weeks after it first claimed the top spot, LEGO Jurassic Park is back to No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News

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PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PlayStation 4 has been the best-selling games console every month of the year to-date, Sony has told MCV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Yokai Watch Busters retains Japanese charts top spot for a third week as Batman falls

Yokai Watch Busters retains Japanese charts top spot for a third week as Batman falls

Four new releases in the Japanese software Top Ten last week wasn’t enough to dethrone continued phenomenon and chart success Yokai Watch.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 29th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Steam top nine sellers: July 19-25

Steam top nine sellers: July 19-25

Rocket League is at the peak of Steam's best sellers chart again this week, beating out Early Access hit Ark: Survival Evolved for the top spot.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 29th 2015 at 12:53AM in News
Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlroy has done the double, staying at the top of the charts for a second week  – making it the very first golf game to do so in the ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 27th 2015 at 11:28AM in News

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PlayStation 4 tops Japanese hardware charts as Batman swoops into stores

PlayStation 4 tops Japanese hardware charts as Batman swoops into stores

Japanese PlayStation 4 sales shot up this week as Batman: Arkham Knight launched in the country.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Hearthstone mobile revenue overtakes PC

Hearthstone mobile revenue overtakes PC

Blizzard’s World of Warcraft inspired card battler Hearthstone is for the first time making more on smartphones than it is on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 11:15AM in News
Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

After seven years of bogies, Rory McIlroy has helped 2015’s instalment in the PGA Tour series straight to the UK retail chart top spot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

The boxed charts might all be about Batman and Elder Scrolls, but 2014’s success stories continue to reign in the UK digital rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman isn’t just the world’s greatest detective and an all-around crime-fighting hero – he’s also a savvy marketing tool.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:19AM in News
Fallout Shelter earned $5.1m in two weeks - Superdata

Fallout Shelter earned $5.1m in two weeks - Superdata

The iOS release of Fallout Shelter pulled in more than $5m in its first two weeks, according to Superdata's latest monthly report on digital sales figures.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2015 at 7:44AM in News
Yo-Kai Watch dominates Japanese charts again as Busters sells almost 700,000

Yo-Kai Watch dominates Japanese charts again as Busters sells almost 700,000

The latest video game craze in Japan is yet to run out of steam.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
F1 2015 deposes Batman: Arkham Knight in UK charts

F1 2015 deposes Batman: Arkham Knight in UK charts

After two weeks at No.1, Warner Bros’ Batman: Arkham Knight is pushed to second place by Codemasters’ F1 2015.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2015 at 9:43AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers: July 5-11

Steam top ten sellers: July 5-11

Early Access hit Ark: Survival Evolved is once again perched on top of Steam's top ten sellers weekly chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 12th 2015 at 11:20PM in News
Warner Bros and Bethesda rule June charts

Warner Bros and Bethesda rule June charts

Batman and LEGO have helped Warner Bros rise to the top of the publisher rankings once again, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

Almost 150,000 UK console gamers downloaded The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in May, the latest numbers from SuperData revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:35AM in News
The Elder Scrolls Online tops PSN EU PS4 chart for June

The Elder Scrolls Online tops PSN EU PS4 chart for June

The console version of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online was the best-selling PS4 title on PSN this June.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

The latest Fire Emblem title for 3DS has remained at the number spot in Japan, with returning Top Ten entry Splatoon seeing resilient sales figures.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
YouTube reveals top 10 "trending" games for June

YouTube reveals top 10 "trending" games for June

YouTube has announced the top 10 “trending” games on its network for June, with Batman: Arkham Knight claiming first place.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2015 at 11:20PM in News
Steam top ten: June 28 - July 4

Steam top ten: June 28 - July 4

Ark: Survival Evolved continues its dominance of Steam's top ten sellers chart, beating out GTA V again during the past week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2015 at 2:47AM in News
Batman: Arkham Knight claims second week on top of the charts

Batman: Arkham Knight claims second week on top of the charts

The Caped Crusader is once again perched on top of the GfK Chart-Track Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Japanese Vita hardware sales double following Persona 4: Dancing All Night launch

Japanese Vita hardware sales double following Persona 4: Dancing All Night launch

Sales of Sony’s Vita handheld shot up in Japan last week as Atlus’ Persona 4: Dancing All Night hit stores.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 1st 2015 at 2:00PM in News