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PS4 was the UK’s best-selling console in 2014

Sony has added to its global PS4 sales info by confirming the console’s UK success in 2014. The platform holder says GfK Chart-Track data shows that PS4 was the UK’s best-selling console in 2014 and also the best-selling machine on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday in November. It was …

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Destiny becomes GAME’s most pre-ordered new IP

Ahead of its official worldwide release tomorrow, Destiny has claimed a big UK sales milestone. Retailer GAME says that the Activision shooter has become its most pre-ordered new IP ever – not a bad achievement considering that it comes less than ten months into the new console cycle. We look …

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Grand Theft Auto V makes annual Japanese best seller list

Western made action romp Grand Theft Auto V has achieved the rare honour of featuring in an annual Japanese games chart. Kotaku reports that Famitsu’s Japanese Top Ten for the year between April 1st 2013 and April 3rd 2014 features the PS3 version of Rockstar’s game in seventh place. Pokemon …

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Mutant Mudds finds most success on Nintendo platforms

Developer Renegade Kid has revealed a surprising statistic about its action platformer Mutant Mudds Deluxe. The game, which is available on 3DS, Wii U, PSN and Steam has enjoyed its strongest sales on Nintendo’s machines. NintendoEverything reports that the Wii U sales better the combined sales of both PSN and …

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Kotick: Destiny will be best-selling new IP in history

Activision expects Destiny to be a record-breaking release when it arrives late this year. Speaking to investors last night, CEO Bobby Kotick said that the game has the potential to be Activision’s next billion dollar franchise”, adding that he expects Destiny will become the best selling new video game IP …

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

No, BioShock is not the best selling game to come from the 2K stable. That honour falls to Borderlands 2, which as revealed by Take-Two in its financials last night has now sold over 8.5m copies meaning it has surpassed every title in the BioShock series and also beaten the …

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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. PlayStation 4 is the UK’s biggest home games console of 2013. Sony’s new machine sold over 530,000 consoles in just five weeks generating 181.4m, making it the fastest …

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Bookies tip PS4 for next-gen dominance this Christmas

Paddy Power has installed PS4 as its firm favourite to be the best-selling console of 2013. It has shortened odds on Sony’s machine to just 1/8 while odds on Xbox One claiming the crown have, in its words, tumbled” from 11/4 to 9/2. It’s been all one way traffic in …

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Resident Evil 5 overtakes Street Fighter II to become Capcom’s best ever seller

2009 action outing Resident Evil 5 is now Capcom’s best selling game ever. It has overtaken the 6.3m sales of 1992 SNES release Street Fighter II to claim the crown and also leads the likes of Resident Evil 6 (5.2m), Resident Evil 2 (4.96m), Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (4.8m) and …

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GTA V has already beaten Black Ops II, Skyrim and FIFA 13’s lifetime sales on Amazon

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V continues to claim retail records. Amazon has, unsurprisingly, confirmed that GTA V is the fastest selling game ever at the retailer. Perhaps more surprising are the games whose lifetime sales it has already overtaken after less than a month on the market. These include Call …

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