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Destiny 2 claims third UK No.1

Destiny 2 has claimed its third UK No.1 in the weekly charts, beating new entries Project CARS 2 and Pokken Tournament DX to the punch. Sales were down 47 per cent week-on-week for Activision’s online shooter, but it was still enough for the publisher to claim itseleventh No.1 this year, …

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Grand Theft Auto V reclaims UK No.1, Nioh debuts at No.2

Grand Theft Auto V has shot back to the top of the UK games charts, ending the reign of Capcom’s Resident Evil VII to claim its twelfth UK No.1. Sales of Take-Two’s mega hit rose 1 per cent week-on-week, and it’s now one of just five titles to claim at …

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Resident Evil 7 holds top spot, Hitman debuts at No.4

Capcom’s Resident Evil 7 is once again No.1 in the UK charts. The title saw a respectable 68 per cent dip in sales in its second week on shelves. GfK says that one more week at the top of the charts will see the title match the series’ longest run …

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Resident Evil 7 tops January UK boxed charts

Capcom’s new Resident Evil title was January’s best-selling boxed release. The survival horror release shot to No.1 despite only being on shelves for four days including in this sales data (chart ran from January 1st to 28th). The PS4 SKU was the single best-selling release of the month, too.  Resident …

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Resident Evil 7 tops the UK charts

Capcom’s Resident Evil 7 is the first new game to take the top spot in 2017. Resident Evil 7 has the third best Week One for the series to date; the record holder is 2009’s Resident Evil 5, assisted by it being the franchise’s debut on the Xbox 360. In …

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Grand Theft Auto V claims 11th UK No.1

Rockstar’s UK-made crime blockbuster is once again at the head of the Top 40. This is Grand Theft Auto V’s 11th time at the No.1 spot since its September 2013 release. The game returned to the head of the charts last week, with sales dipping just five per cent week-on-week. …

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Grand Theft Auto V is No.1 in the UK AGAIN

Well over three years since its release and Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V is once again top of the UK charts. This is the tenth time that the UK-made crime blockbuster has been No.1 in the UK. The last time the smash hit was was the top dog was 23 …

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How was 2016 for the UK games market?

The headline news from games retail in 2016 is much the same as the year before – less money was made from video games software and hardware sales, but peripherals and accessories remain an area of growth. According to GfK Entertainment, 1.78bn was made from boxed games, hardware sales (not …

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare starts 2017 at No.1

Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has claimed its eighth week at the top of the UK charts. The shooter holds this position despite a 64 per cent dip in sales. If it manages another week at No.1, it will equal Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for the second …

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EA triumphant in massive month for UK games retail

October 2016 was a blockbuster sales period, with revenue from physical games rising 50 per cent year-on-year according to GfK Entertainment. 90.5m was made from boxed software sales for the month, while 2.4m games were sold – an increase of 41 per cent over October 2015. EA once again came …

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