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PlayStation business back in profit as PS4 production costs fall

Sony has credited the strong” performance of PS4 for a good performance in its quarter ending June 30th. Sony’s overall numbers saw sales and operating revenue climb 5.8 per cent to 1,809.9bn, with operating income nearly doubling at 69.8bn. The Game and Network Services division, home of its PlayStation business, …

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Nintendo losses jump despite 2.82m Mario Kart 8 sales and Wii U boost sales

Q1 has delivered mixed fortunes for the struggling Nintendo. On the positive side Mario Kart 8 has sold 2.82m copies in just over a month, representing an attach rate of over 40 per cent among Wii U oners. And in the quarter ending June 30th Nintendo sold 510k Wii U …

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iPhone and iPad sales miss expectations

Apple ‘s Q3 report has seen it beat earnings expectations but fall short of predicted iPhone and iPad sales. While the firm beat its earnings expectations, with its profit rising to $7.7bn its iPhone sales came in below the 37m expectation at 35.2m. This is, however, 13 per cent higher …

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Xbox One and Xbox 360 shipped 1.1m in quarter ending June 30th

Microsoft has confirmed that it shipped 1.1m combined units of the Xbox One and Xbox 360 in the three months ending June 30th. Crucially, what isn’t known are the precise numbers for Xbox One, nor how many of those units were actually sold. In the corresponding quarter last year prior …

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Monument Valley sells 1m

Ustwo’s optical illusion puzzlerMonument Valley has passed the one million downloads mark. The game was originally released for iPad last year, but later came to iPhone and Android platforms. A third of all Android downloads for the game are via the Amazon app store, according toTechCrunch. Players guide a silent …

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Watch Dogs has shipped 8m units

Ubisoft has confirmed some highly impressive numbers for new IP Watch Dogs. The game has since its release in May seen 8m copies shipped to retailers worldwide. The free-roaming hacking fest became the fastest selling new IP ever in the UK back in June, having also become Ubisoft’s biggest ever …

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UK mobile device sales will fall by 5m units in 2014 – report

27 million mobile phones and 12 million tablets will be sold in the UK this year – some five million devices fewer than 2013, predicts CCS Insight. The analyst also estimates mobile phone sales will drop 11 per cent this year, while tablet sales will fall 14 per cent. Sales …

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Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

UPDATE: Microsoft has clarified that Harrison was referring to the previous 5m shipped figure and was not citing new numbers. ORIGINAL STORY: A new report has seemingly confirmed some updated sales data for both PS4 and Xbox One. International Business Times reckons that in an interview with Edge, Microsoft’s corporate …

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Are we really giving up on Xbox 360 and PS3?

E3 2014 was rammed with games for PS4 and Xbox One. It was an exciting show for those millions of gamers that have invested in Microsoft’s and Sony’s latest hardware. Yet for that even larger audience yet to upgrade, and are still happily playing with their 360 or PS3, it …

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