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GameStop: PS4 launching worldwide in 2013

ThePlayStation 4will be introduced globally in 2013, retailer GameStop’s executive vice president of strategy business and brand development Michael Hogan has said. The statement calms fears that the console will arrive in Europe in 2014. We know that Sony will introduce the PlayStation 4 globally in 2013, but we are …

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#PlayStationMemory claims top global trending spot on Twitter ahead of PS4 reveal

The world has united in memory of nearly two decades of PlayStation ahead of the reveal of the PS4 in New York tonight. The hashtag #PlayStationMemory is currently the No.1 trending topic on Twitter worldwide – one hell of an achievement for Sony’s marketeers. And a great start to what …

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Dead Island sales reach 5m units

Publisher Deep Silver has confirmed that global sell-through numbers for 2011 release Dead Island have hit 5m units. Furthermore, the company seems very pleased to have hit the milestone without simply throwing endless cash at the game. While others focus on ever-increasing development budgets and driving brand messages via ballooning …

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Doctor Who dated on PS3 and Vita

BBC Worldwide has confirmed release dates for both the PS3 and PlayStation Vita versions of Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock. The PS3 SKU will be available on PSN from next Wednesday (May23rd) with the boxed SKU hitting retail the following Friday (May 25th). The Vita version will be released digitally …

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PlayStation Vita sales at 1.8m

1.8m. That’s how many PlayStation Vita units has been sold by Sony worldwide as of March 31st 2012. Vita was launched on Dec 17th in Japan and Feb 22nd in Europe and the US. Sony describes the numbers as a good start”. Indeed, quarterly sales of 1.8m seems relatively competitive …

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Vita unit sales hit 1.2m, tracking faster than 3DS?

Sony has announced that total worldwide sales of the PlayStation Vita have now passed 1.2m units. The device was launched in Japan on December 17th 2011 with the European and North American release following on Feb 22nd. Combined software sales across retail and the PlayStation Network have passed 2m units. …

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INTERVIEW: Robert Nashak, BBC Worldwide

Every spring since 2005 the BBC has geared up for its seasonal Easter debut of a new Doctor Who TV series. For anyone that monitors the kids’ and family media and entertainment market, this is a pretty serious moment – merchandising, magazines and book markets are primed to release their …

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3DS sales hit 15m units

Lifetime sales of Nintendo’s 3DS have now hit 15m. The handheld has reached that goal faster than either the DS or the Wii, but has still clearly lagged behind Nintendo’s own expectations, with the company lowering all of its full-year forecasts. Total 3DS software sales hit 28.04m units. As for …

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Just Dance IP grooves its way to 25m sales

Ubisoft’s powerhouse Just Dance series has now reached the 25m global unit sales barrier. The IP was propelled through this milestone by the success of Just Dance 3, which itself has now passed the 7m unit sales barrier. Ubisoft reckons that people” globally spend a collection 23m minutes playing Just …

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Kinect sells 18m, arrives on PC next month

At CES in Las Vegas, Steve Ballmer’s keynote speech finally revealed a concrete global sales number for Kinect – 18m units. After shifting an impressive 8m units in its first few weeks on the market, the device went on to sell just a further 2m in the months up until …

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