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Now PS3 sales reach 80m units

Sony has revealed that worldwide PS3 sales have, as of November 1st, reached 80m units. Microsoft announced that the Xbox 360 had hit the 80m sales milestone just over two weeks ago. We’ll call that a draw for second place in the current-gen race, shall we? Sony has also revealed …

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag beats Battlefield 4 to No.1

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has won this week’s heated race to claim the UKIE GfK Chart-Track UK No.1 spot. EA’s Battlefield 4 has to settle for second place in its first week, although both titles fail to match the numbers recorded by their respective previous instalments – presumably …

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Capcom forecasts 1.2m Dead Rising 3 sales

Dead Rising 3 will sell over 1.2 million copies on Xbox One, says Capcom. The publisher revealed the figures in its latest financial document, which also detailed the Japanese firm’s report for the first half of the financial year ending 31st March 2014. The expectations fall short of previous entries …

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf surpasses 6m copies sold

Nintendo has released new lifetime numbers for a batch of its best-selling first-party 3DS titles. Animal Crossing: New Leaf is the clear leader of the pack with 6.35m units sold. It took the game less than a year from its original Japan launch to reach the figure. Behind it, Luigi’s …

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GungHo struck by sales decline

Quarterly sales and profits at Puzzle & Dragons developer and publisher GungHo have fallen 12 per cent to $238m during the last quarter, according to the company’s latest financials. As reported bySerkan ToTo, sales only fell slightly by five per cent to $424m compared to the previous quarter. It was …

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Resident Evil 5 overtakes Street Fighter II to become Capcom’s best ever seller

2009 action outing Resident Evil 5 is now Capcom’s best selling game ever. It has overtaken the 6.3m sales of 1992 SNES release Street Fighter II to claim the crown and also leads the likes of Resident Evil 6 (5.2m), Resident Evil 2 (4.96m), Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (4.8m) and …

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PC now the UK’s fastest growing games platform

Next-gen consoles finally have a competitor to be fearful of – the PC. UK trade body UKIE has revealed to MCV the latest data from its digital charts project, which shows that the market share for PC games (boxed and digital) has risen five per cent for the first half …

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Next-gen won’t recapture last-gen’s highs, analyst predicts

Strategy Analytics thinks the upcoming console generation will fall well short of the financial success enjoyed by our current machines. As well as predicting a 15 per cent decline year-on-year for console hardware sales in 2013, the firm also reckons that the expected peak in 2016 will still represent a …

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Wii U sold just 460k units in the last six months

Nintendo’s latest financial report has revealed more disappointing sales for Nintendo’s Wii U. Over the company’s last six months Wii U has sold just 460k units worldwide, with 300k of those selling in the quarter ending September 30th. It admitted that the release of Pikmin 3 and Wind Waker HD …

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