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Capcom games must sell 2m units to get a sequel, Ono claims

Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono says that Capcom won’t greenlight sequels to games that sell under 2m copies. In an interview with Famitsu (via Eventhubs) Ono was asked about the possibility of a sequel to Street Fighter X Tekken. Having downplayed the possibility, the mag pointed out that the Capcom …

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State of Decay sells 2m copies

Undead Labs has announced its zombie survival game State of Decay has sold 2m copies across Xbox 360 and Windows PC platforms. In a post on the Undead Lab’s site, the company’s community manager Sanya Weathers waxed on how the milestone was achieved with no marketing and no advertising. "Two …

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Microsoft ‘not satisfied’ with current Xbox One sales in Japan

Xbox One has got off to a slow start in Japan, but Microsoft has vowed to continue with its ongoing struggle to achieve success in the region. It’s not as though we’re satisfied with the current sales state,” Xbox Japan boss Takashi Sensui told Famitsu, as translated by Kotaku. We …

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Xbox One arrives in China with reportedly very strong numbers

Microsoft has finally released the Xbox One in China, and early reports are very positive. Having delayed the launch at the last minute earlier this month, the machine has finally hit the potentially lucrative Chinese region – and a Microsoft statement on A9VG (spotted by NeoGaf) appears to claim that …

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Analyst doesn’t expect Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to match Ghosts sales

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could sell up to 15 per cent fewer copies than its predecessor Call of Duty: Ghosts, one analyst has predicted. That would equate to around 17m sales in calendar Q4. Cinemablend reports that Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia believes that gamers might be sceptical of …

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Xbox One sales push past PS4 in UK after FIFA 15 and price cut sales spike

Sales of Microsoft’s Xbox One edged past PS4 this week as the machine enjoyed a massive sales spike on the back of FIFA 15. An anonymous retail source has told MCV that Xbox One hardware sales jumped 155 per cent week-on-week, presumably thanks to a combination of Microsoft’s recent price …

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FIFA 15 sold more on PS4 and Xbox 360 than Xbox One in UK, report claims

Both the PS4 and Xbox 360 versions of FIFA 15 outsold the Xbox One SKU in the UK, according to numbers reported online. Metro claims that the PS4 release outsold the Xbox One version by 100,000 in the UK across Friday and Saturday, winning a 32 per cent share of …

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Bayonetta 2 suffers low Japanese sales despite glowing reviews

Early signs suggest that while Bayonetta 2 will fare very well with critics, its commercial performance may be less impressive. The game was awarded a very decent 38/40 by Japanese gaming weekly Famitsu and won a surprise 10/10 from Edge magazine – the 17th ever awarded by the mag (with …

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Wasteland 2 reaches $1.5m in sales in four days

Wasteland 2 has generated $1.5m in sales just four days out from release, developer inXile Entertainment has announced. "We are ecstatic that the style of game we love so much has been embraced so well," company founder Brain Fargo said. The studio originally ran a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised …

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Goat Simulator mobile edition moves 100,000 units in five days

Coffee Stain Studios popular PC title Goat Simulator has sold more than 100,000 copies across iOS and Android platforms. Designer Armin Ibrisagic announced the news earlier today on Coffee Stain’s blog – the milestone was reached just five days after the mobile edition of the game released. "It feels really …

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