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News: UK PS4 Bundles In Stock at ShopTo Now, Christmas Delivery Guaranteed

UK PS4 Bundles In Stock at ShopTo Now, Christmas Delivery Guaranteed

Variety is the spice of life

There’s been new PlayStation 4 stock flooding into British stores for the past couple of days, and popular specialist retailer ShopTo.net is the latest outlet to join the party. The firm has a whole slew of bundles available with guaranteed Christmas delivery – some of which are certain to stretch your bank balan

News: UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Stopping FIFA 12

UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Stopping FIFA 12

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EA Sports’ excellent soccer sim, FIFA 12, has enjoyed its eighth week at the top of the UK sales charts — beating out competition from Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to maintain its place at the top of the league. A lack of new releases meant it was..

News: UK Sales Charts: Rayman Origins Stages Miraculous Comeback

UK Sales Charts: Rayman Origins Stages Miraculous Comeback

Just call it the comeback king; despite looking down and out when it launched on PlayStation 3 last year, Ubisoft Montpellier's cracking Rayman Origins has broken into the UK multiformat top-ten for the first time since its release

No doubt propelled by a slew of retailer discounts, the pretty platformer managed to climb ahead of Bethesda's RAGE to finish up in ninth on this week's best-selling..

News: GAME Announces First PlayStation Vita Bundles

GAME Announces First PlayStation Vita Bundles

The PlayStation Vita is an expensive system, there's no denying that

Having already got an extensive hands-on with the device, we think it's worth the price of entry — but we can understand some readers being hesitant to splash out the cash, especially with the system's proprietary memory upping the cost quite significantly. Thankfully, British retailer GAME appears to have come up with a..

News: You're Not Trendy Enough To Purchase A PlayStation Vita

You're Not Trendy Enough To Purchase A PlayStation Vita

Sony's released a batch of lifestyle shots showing off the PlayStation Vita in the trendiest ways imaginable

The shots show a bunch of impossibly attractive twenty-something males playing about with their new console in public. The images prove that the PlayStation Vita's way too hip for the likes of us. Look, we don't shop at River Island. Nor do we study Media Studies. Pssht. Hardcore gamer's..

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 12 Tops For The Fourth Week In A Row

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 12 Tops For The Fourth Week In A Row

FIFA 12's still top of the league, after shutting out fierce competition from Just Dance 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to hold onto the top-spot for a fourth consecutive week

Shooty favourites Battlefield 3 and Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 rounded out the top five — while Zumba Fitness reclaimed its grip on the UK, posting two titles in the top ten. We may have to dig up the old image if..

News: Sony: PlayStation Move 'Should Have Done Better' In The UK

Sony: PlayStation Move 'Should Have Done Better' In The UK

In a surprisingly candid interview, SCE UK's Fergal Gara has admitted that the PlayStation Move should have performed better in Britain

The executive noted that while the device has gained a "solid foothold" in the region, there is room for improvement on the software side. "I'd say we have a solid foothold with ," Gara revealed. "Could it, should it, have done more? I..

News: Sony's Planning Its Biggest Marketing Campaign Ever For PlayStation Vita's UK Launch

Sony's Planning Its Biggest Marketing Campaign Ever For PlayStation Vita's UK Launch

It's still a little bit too early to start wondering where the PlayStation Vita billboards and TV commercials are; it's only January after all

The good news is that the marketing campaign is coming, and, in the UK at least, Sony's aiming big. Speaking with MCV, SCE UK's marketing manager, Mark Bowles, revealed that the platform holder is planning the "biggest campaign" in the brand's..

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 12 Maintains Its Reign At The Top Of The Charts

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 12 Maintains Its Reign At The Top Of The Charts

Buoyed no doubt by a strong week of football, FIFA 12 has held onto its position atop the UK sales charts for a third week running

With January ushering a mini-drought for new software releases, the chart is filled with familiar faces; with Battlefield 3, Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Just Dance 3 and Skyrim all rounding out the top five. There was still space for id's RAGE though, which rocketed..

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 12 Dribbles Its Way To The Top, Modern Warfare 3 Shoots Into Second

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 12 Dribbles Its Way To The Top, Modern Warfare 3 Shoots Into Second

FIFA 12 headed into the festive season at the top of the UK sales charts, according to Chart Track's list of the top selling software for the week leading up to Christmas Eve

EA Sports' footie sim increased its sales by up to 34 percent in order to drive its way to the top of the charts, while Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 also saw a big enough boost to shoot its way into second. Just Dance 3..

News: UK Retailer Reveals Tiered Pricing Structure For PlayStation Vita Software

UK Retailer Reveals Tiered Pricing Structure For PlayStation Vita Software

Ignore the over-dramatic headlines

PlayStation Vita software will not retail for £44.99 like some overzealous publications indicated earlier this afternoon. That's the game's recommended retail price (and not a confirmed one at that). If you're unsure of how retail works in the UK, we'll give you the overview: manufacturer sets extortionately high RRP, retailer sells it for less. Call Of Duty:..

News: UK Sales Charts: Skyrim Scoops Christmas Number One

UK Sales Charts: Skyrim Scoops Christmas Number One

It's practically unprecedented for a game not published by EA or Activision to scoop the UK Christmas number one, but after a slew of heavy discounts and promising offers, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has broken tradition

The Bethesda published RPG toppled Just Dance 3, to finish up in first. That pushed Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 into third. The excellent FIFA 12 finished up in fourth, while..

News: PlayStation Access To Roll Out PS Vita Across The UK

PlayStation Access To Roll Out PS Vita Across The UK

Unsurprisingly, Sony UK's community event label, PlayStation Access, has announced plans to tour the PlayStation Vita nationwide

It'll be taking the so-called Vita Rooms to Manchester first, and later Birmingham, Glasgow and London. Playable titles will include: Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Wipeout 2048, FIFA 12, Reality Fighters, ModNation Racers: Road Trip, Little Deviants, Escape Plan, Super..

News: UK Sales Charts: Skyrim Topples Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

UK Sales Charts: Skyrim Topples Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Our expectations are getting shattered at every opportunity at the moment

Firstly, we never expected Naughty Dog to be behind Sony's new PlayStation 3 exclusive, The Last Of Us. But it is. And now this: Skyrim has toppled Modern Warfare 3 at the top of the UK sales charts. We thought Call Of Duty was a lock at the top for the rest of the year. The Bethesda RPG got heavily discounted around the..

News: UK Sales Charts: Modern Warfare 3 Lands Fourth Week At The Top

UK Sales Charts: Modern Warfare 3 Lands Fourth Week At The Top

We told you Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 wasn't going anywhere

The Activision published shooter has held its place at the top of the UK sales charts for four weeks now — and we doubt it's planning on relinquishing that spot anytime soon. With few new releases, FIFA 12 climbed into second, while Assassin's Creed: Revelations moved into third. Saints Row: The Third maintained its position in..

News: Sony Believes PlayStation Vita Will Break UK Launch Records

Sony Believes PlayStation Vita Will Break UK Launch Records

Some gamers may have a negative opinion of the PlayStation Portable, but believe it or not the system still holds the UK's biggest hardware launch records

The portable, which released in September 2005 in the UK, sold over 185,000 units at launch — a number yet to be beaten. But SCEE boss Jim Ryan believes that the PlayStation Vita will easily outpace its predecessor. "We're planning for a..

News: Future's PlayStation Access TV Becomes Most Downloaded Free Content On The European PlayStation Store

Future's PlayStation Access TV Becomes Most Downloaded Free Content On The European PlayStation Store

After a failed attempt with FirstPlay, Future Publishing's officially endorsed PlayStation Access TV show has soared straight to the top of the PlayStation Network's free content chart

The show — which shares a name with SCEE's community event initiative — has also amassed 14,500 Facebook fans since launching earlier in the year. SCE UK's Ian Vinten told MCV: “PlayStation Access is an..

News: UK Sales Charts: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Clings On To Top-Spot

UK Sales Charts: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Clings On To Top-Spot

  Unsurprisingly, Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has maintained its position aloft the UK sales charts

Despite seeing a sales dip of 41%, the Activision published shooter maintained its position at the top of the charts. Assassin's Creed: Revelations finished up in second, while the excellent Saints Row: The Third climbed up into third. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim dropped down into..

News: UK Sales Charts: Modern Warfare 3 Fights Off Assassin's Creed

UK Sales Charts: Modern Warfare 3 Fights Off Assassin's Creed

You shouldn't be surprised to see Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 at the top of the UK charts for a second week

The record breaking Activision shooter beat off strong new competition from Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed: Revelations and THQ's Saints Row: The Third — both of which debuted in second and fourth respectively. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim dropped to third, while FIFA 12 finished up in fifth..