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News: UK Sales Charts: F1 2016 Overtakes No Man's Sky to Take Pole

UK Sales Charts: F1 2016 Overtakes No Man's Sky to Take Pole

Va va vroom

Whoops, we forgot about the UK sales charts! That's probably an indication of just how uninteresting they've been for some time now, but we should probably cover them anyway. F1 2016 has raced into an early lead, overtaking No Man's Sky to take pole position this week. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens squeezed a place on the podium...

News: Narrow Margins Force PS4 from Top of US Hardware Charts for First Time in 2016

Narrow Margins Force PS4 from Top of US Hardware Charts for First Time in 2016

You win some, you lose some

Outrageously attractive Xbox One fire sales pushed the PlayStation 4 from the top of the US hardware charts for the first time in eight months last month – although speculation suggests that Sony's system was just 10,000 units off the pace. Microsoft's console was widely available for considerably less than the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Numbers Drop as New Dynasty Warriors Game Bombs

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Numbers Drop as New Dynasty Warriors Game Bombs

Please save us, Persona 5

Dear oh dear, the latest Japanese sales charts don't make for particularly pleasant reading for PlayStation enthusiasts. For the first time in months, PS4 numbers dropped below the 20,000 mark, with Sony's current-gen console selling through just 16,469 units. Simply put, the likes of Persona 5 and Final Fantasy XV can't...

News: UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Assumes the Throne

UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Assumes the Throne

Franklin amazing

A sign of how slow the UK games industry is this summer: Grand Theft Auto V has reassumed its position at the top of the charts for the first time since March 2015. The game's been in the list for 150 weeks now, and this is its ninth number one. It was, however, a close-run contest between Rockstar's open world adventure and...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Toukiden 2 Slays Its Way Into Top 5 on PS4, Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: Toukiden 2 Slays Its Way Into Top 5 on PS4, Vita

Demon hunting sequel has a decent start

Would you believe it - we've actually got something worth writing about when it comes to the latest Japanese sales charts. Toukiden 2 entered the software charts in fourth and fifth place on Vita and PlayStation 4 respectively, but neither version sold especially well, racking up around 100,000 units between...

News: UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Sales Increase 94 Per Cent

UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Sales Increase 94 Per Cent

Up and at 'em

With the school holidays underway, Sony's pumped a ton more cash into Uncharted 4: A Thief's End here in the UK, widely advertising a special price promotion. The game dropped to £34.99 temporarily – though you could get it even cheaper at some stores – and that prompted a 94 per cent surge in sales. It still wasn't enough to...

News: UK Sales Charts: There's Very Little to See Here

UK Sales Charts: There's Very Little to See Here

As you were

There's very little to talk about in this week's UK sales charts, we're afraid; LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens topped the best sellers list for a fourth consecutive week – the fourth is clearly with it. Elsewhere, the top ten is packed with typical titles, like FIFA 16, Overwatch, and Grand Theft Auto V. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: If We Were Nintendo Life, We'd Have Something to Write About

Japanese Sales Charts: If We Were Nintendo Life, We'd Have Something to Write About

We're going home

The PlayStation 4 is still selling around the 20k mark. The PlayStation 4 still doesn't have any new games. See you next Wednesday. Hardware sales New 3DS LL – 23,382 (16,505) PlayStation 4 – 20,395 (22,717) PlayStation Vita – 10,991 (11,042) Wii U – 7,601 (15,470) New 3DS – 3,665 (3,284) PlayStation 3 – 1,045...

News: UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Climbs Back Up the Top Ten

UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Climbs Back Up the Top Ten

Sales up 152 per cent

Amazon Prime Day 2016 was kind to Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, pushing the popular PlayStation 4 exclusive back to the top of the individual units chart – and into second on the all formats list. The game's sales increased by a whopping 152 per cent this time, which was enough to help it overcome Monster Hunter Generations...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Ain't Got New Games, But it Keeps Selling Anyway

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Ain't Got New Games, But it Keeps Selling Anyway

The never-ending story

Well this is all a bit familiar, isn't it? Once again, the PlayStation 4 has topped the Japanese hardware charts with 22,717 units sold despite the fact that there's been bugger all releasing on the system. The PS4 "Welcome Price" version of last year's Tales of Zestiria was the only current-gen title to make it into the...

News: UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Forcing LEGO Star Wars from Summit

UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Forcing LEGO Star Wars from Summit

Rey to go

These UK sales charts reports are going to get really boring for a good few weeks now, so strap yourself in and prepare to grit your teeth. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens has held on to the top spot for a second successive week, force choking the competition out of the race. Overwatch finished in second, while DOOM, FIFA 16, and...

News: UK Sales Charts: LEGO Star Wars Forces Its Way to the Top

UK Sales Charts: LEGO Star Wars Forces Its Way to the Top

Sith sense

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens has enjoyed the fourth biggest launch in UK LEGO game history and the fourth biggest launch in UK Star Wars game history – the fourth was clearly on its side. It pushed last week's front runner DOOM down into, er, fourth, while FIFA 16 and Overwatch hung around in second and third respectively...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Refuses to Fall Despite Nintendo Software Dominance

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Refuses to Fall Despite Nintendo Software Dominance

PS4 sales actually increase

The PlayStation 4 is suffering from a real software drought in Japan right now, but Sony's latest console just refuses to budge from the top of the hardware charts. PS4 sales actually increased by around 2000 units despite the fact that the dismal Umbrella Corps was the only current-gen entry in the top ten - and even...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Returns to Top Spot Despite Distinct Lack of New Games

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Returns to Top Spot Despite Distinct Lack of New Games

Here we are again

It's been another incredibly quiet week for PlayStation in Japan as only one new title, Root Letter, released on Sony's latest system - and those sales figures aren't even worth mentioning. As you'd expect, Dragon Quest Heroes II remains the PS4's most popular release for the third week running, while Overwatch also stuck around...