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No Man’s Sky conquers August

PlayStation’s No Man’s Sky rescued August and was by far the best-selling game of the month in the UK. The GfK data, which only counts physical boxed sales, shows that No Man’s Sky beat its nearest rival by more than 100,000 units. The No.2 game of the month was F1 …

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International Factfile 2016: South Korea

The South Korean market is mainly driven by digital sales and online PC titles, the two being obviously closely linked. Data firm Euromonitor reports that, in 2014, online PC games accounted for 65 per cent of the overall $2.2bn (1.5bn) digital sales. Revenues generated by PC games increased by 16.9 …

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How could the Brexit impact the UK games industry?

Next week, the UK will vote in the EU Referendum. Whether we remain within the European Union or leave, the decision will have far-reaching consequences for our country’s future. But how will the games industry be voting? According to a survey of its members carried out by UK games trade …

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SuperData: $6.2bn generated from digital game sales in April

Digital game sales around the world rose by five per cents, reaching $6.2bn according to research firm SuperData. The company says that digital console saw the fastest growth, with a 23 per cent spike in revenue year-on-year. Meanwhile, audience rose 15 per cent. Mobile, MMO and PC games also saw …

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Uncharted 4 debuts at No.1 in Japan

The latest entry in Sony’s Uncharted franchise has been a smash hit in Japan, according to data from Famitsu. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End sold 124,028 units in its first week, clearly in the lead ahead of Nintendo’s Kirby: Planet Robobot, which sold 241,134 copies. Third place was also a …

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