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E3 2014 claims Twitch records with 5.9m unique daily viewers

And you thought E3 was no longer relevant? Twitch has revealed that E3 2014 set a new sitewide viewership record for the service with 5.9m unique daily viewers logging on to watch the event. At its peak 405,029 people were watching Twitch’s E3 livestream on day one. Over the course …

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Grand Theft Auto V Games On Demand XBL release breaks records

The digital version of Grand Theft Auto V available on Xbox Live’s Games on Demand has broken records. Take-Two says that the game became both the highest grossing day one and week one release ever on Xbox Live following its release on the platform October 18th. The game had already …

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Grand Theft Auto V breaks PSN sales records

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V has not just been breaking records on the High Street. The PlayStation Blog has confirmed that the digital version of the game available for 49.99 on the PlayStation Network has broken the previous sales record enjoyed by The Last of Us to become the biggest …

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Total War: Rome II breaks franchise pre-order records

Rome II has become the most pre-ordered title in the Total War series to date, says publisher Sega. Pre-sales of the title have already grown to six times of that achieved by the series’ 2011 predecessor Total War: Shogun 2. As a result of this pre-launch success, Sega says its …

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EA Origin Humble Bundle breaks records

The latest Humble Bundle has become the fastest selling in the charity’s history. The Humble Origin Bundle allows players to pick up six EA titles – Dead Space, Dead Space 3, Crysis 2 Maximum Edition, Mirror’s Edge, Medal of Honor and Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box – for whatever price …

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Latest Major League Gaming event breaks attendance records

Major League Gaming’s latest Pro Circuit event hit new heights in terms of attendance, the organization has revealed. Fans and competitors combined to make up 21,000 attendees at the three-day Spring Championship in Anaheim, California – which the league states sets a new record for the largest crowd in the …

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Xbox One and PS4 break records at Amazon.com

The excitement surrounding the next generation of consoles has led to a record-breaking performance on Amazon.com. The US retailer has announced a record week for its Video Games store that saw a 4,000 per cent year-on-year increase in console orders throughout E3. Not a shock, maybe, as the hardware market …

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Xbox One breaks pre-order records at Blockbuster

The internet may have spent the majority of last week shouting loudly at Microsoft, but it seems that the view of the average consumer is far more positive. Blockbuster has revealed that since its announcement last week the Xbox One has broken all previous pre-order launches in Blockbuster’s 24-year history. …

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Defiance breaks SyFy records, reaches 1m registered players

Trion Worlds’ multiplayer online shooter Defiance is off to a strong start. The Defiance TV show, which will integrate with the game as the pair develop, has broken new records on its host station SyFy attracting 2.7m viewers for its debut episode. GameSpot reports that the show also became SyFy’s …

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Real Racing 3 smashes series’ download records

One of the great things about the internet is that it gives everyone a voice. But one of the bad things about the internet is that it gives everyone a voice. Remember the furore that erupted over EA and Firemonkey’s decision to make Real Racing 3 a F2P title? Remember …

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