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Uncharted 4 beats Doom to No.1, is the series’ most successful launch

The final entry in Sony’s Uncharted franchise A Thief’s End has shot to the top spot in the UK charts, beating Week One sales records for the franchise. Uncharted 4 beat launch week sales of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception by 66 per cent. Meanwhile, the new entry in Bethesda’s Doom …

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International Factfile 2016: Russia

Russia’s video games market had revenues nearly reaching $1.3bn (0.90bn) last year, surpassing its 2014 total of $1.1bn (0.76bn), according to Newzoo’s figures. The growing importance of digital gaming has helped the industry to remain competitive these past few years. According to research firm SuperData, which recently released an in-depth …

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How TinyBuild plans to take on the pirates

TinyBuild’s new game Punch Club has garnered its fair share of headlines since it debuted in January. The title was marketed with an interesting Twitch Plays series, and went on to make $1m in sales in just ten days, shifting 100,000 copies. And last week, TinyBuild announced a new sales …

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New Naruto Shippuden title sneaks to the top spot in Japan

New Bandai Namco Naruto title Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 debuted at No.1 in Japan, according to data from Famitsu. The game sold 55,414 units in its first week on shelves, and was the only new title to launch in the region last week. Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 was also …

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Call of Duty back on top as new Naruto title debuts in third place

Activision’s Call of Duty Black Ops III returns to the No.1 spot this week with an 11 increase in sales. This is the ninth time the shooter has been the best-selling title in the UK since it debuted back in November. This sales increase is likely due to the release …

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Call of Duty franchise has sold over 250m units globally

Publisher Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops III was the top-selling title of 2015 worldwide. In a blog post by communications manager Scott Lowe, the firm also revealed that thefranchise to date has reached more than 250 million units. The post also announced that the series was …

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