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The six-year-old Apple App Store in numbers

Apple’s App Store has reached the ripe old age of six, and as of right now contains some 1,252,777 apps. A further 578,000 will be added in the next 12 months, too. That’s according to Adjust’s Birth, Life and Death of an App report, which reckons that there were 453,902 …

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‘Titanfall was a pretty big miss for EA and Respawn’ claims Forbes

EA’s decision not share concrete sales numbers for Titanfall in its recent financial report suggests the game missed expectations, Forbes has speculated. All EA said of the game in its fiscal report was that it sold 950k physical copies in the US in its first three weeks. It did not …

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Twitch off to a great start on Xbox One

There were 108,000 unique Twitch broadcasts from Xbox One in the first week since the streaming tech was patched onto the machine. On March 11th specifically, which was the first day Twitch was available on Xbox One, 30 per cent of the service’s broadcasts were made from Microsoft’s machine. The …

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More than half of PS4 owners have subscribed to PlayStation Plus

PlayStation Plus is proving hugely popular with PS4 owners. CVG reports that Sony CEO Kaz Hirai told investors that "of all the 4.2m PS4s that have moved into the hands of consumers, more than half of those people have signed up for the PS Plus service". There are now also …

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$1bn worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts sold into retail on day one

Call of Duty: Ghosts has apparently ‘sold more than $1 billion of Call of Duty: Ghosts into retail stores worldwide as of day one’. Many are reporting this number as day one sales. It is not. If it were, it would be an incredible achievement. Unbelievable, even. It would not …

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Gamescom 2013 celebrates 23% attendance spike

Attendance numbers of last week’s Gamescom 2013 were up an impressive 23 per cent on the 2012 event, the event’s organisers have revealed. The world’s largest video games trade expo welcomed over 340,000 people, including 635 exhibitors and 6,000 journalists from 88 countries, to its 14k square metres of exhibition …

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INFOGRAPHIC: Some very large Call of Duty numbers

Activision has just sent out an infographic detailing a history of the Call of Duty series’ multiplayer mode. It says that a total of 100m people have played Call of Duty – which, as it handily points out is more than the populations of EU nations such as the UK, …

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More Ouya sales numbers revealed to mixed response from devs

A number of new devs have revealed the sales numbers for their Ouya games and the reaction can best be described as mixed. Organ Trail by studio The Men Who Wear Many Hats has according to creator Ryan Wiemeyer sold about half of what my low-end predictions were” Gamasutra reports. …

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SingStar user numbers jump following free-to-play transition

Sony’s decision to make SingStar a free-to-play PS3 title has seen a dramatic increase in user numbers. Gamasutra reports that SingStar London studio director Dave Ranyard today told an audience at the Develop Conference that the game has added 1.5m new users since becoming free-to-play in October of last year. …

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EA will return to Wii U if Nintendo "can sell more boxes"

Nintendo has been told that it must sell more Wii U’s if it wishes to win back the affections of third party publisher EA. That’s the verdict of EA Labels president Frank Gibeau, who told Joystiq that money is of course the ultimate deciding facts. And Wii U’s numbers don’t …

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