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News: Impressive Dragon Ball XenoVerse Sales Point to an Almost Definite Sequel

Impressive Dragon Ball XenoVerse Sales Point to an Almost Definite Sequel

Goku and the gang did big business in the West

Believe it or not, Dragon Ball XenoVerse was one of Push Square's most popular games last year. We saw first-hand that there's still a supremely loyal Dragon Ball fanbase here in the West, but official data on the title's worldwide sales has managed to take us by surprise all the same. Seriously,...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Builders Demolishes the Competition on PS4, Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Builders Demolishes the Competition on PS4, Vita

Dragon Quest does it again

We've always known that Dragon Quest Builders would be a huge deal in its native Japan. Anything to do with Square Enix's now legendary role-playing series tends to sell ridiculously well in the Land of the Rising Sun, and this latest spin-off is no different. The Vita version of the title topped the software charts,...

News: PS4 Puzzler The Witness Selling Very, Very Well

PS4 Puzzler The Witness Selling Very, Very Well

Breaking records and Blow-ing minds

We're currently seeing lines in our sleep, and it sounds like we're not the only ones. The Witness – which launched on the PlayStation 4 last week – is selling almost as fast as graph paper right now, with creator Jonathan Blow revealing that the title has already raked in $5 million of revenue after selling...

News: Metal Gear Solid V Ships Over 6 Million Copies as Konami Profits

Metal Gear Solid V Ships Over 6 Million Copies as Konami Profits

Mission successful, Snake

Konami's enjoyed a decent amount of success with it's surprisingly divisive Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. According to the Japanese publisher's latest earnings report, the open world stealth-'em-up has shipped over six million copies worldwide. The title's popularity contributed to a 37.5 per cent increase in...

News: Finally, We Can Compare PS4 and Xbox One Sales

Finally, We Can Compare PS4 and Xbox One Sales

Sony's way out in the lead

Microsoft stopped reporting Xbox One hardware sales recently, suggesting that its Monthly Active Users metric is more important than its flagship format's install base. Fortunately, an EA investor report and a bit of math has enabled us to, for the first time in a long while, see how the Redmond firm's box is performing in...

News: UK Sales Charts: Resident Evil, Life Is Strange Mix Things Up

UK Sales Charts: Resident Evil, Life Is Strange Mix Things Up

Rising S.T.A.R.S.

Praise the gaming gods: there's change in this week's UK sales charts. Don't get too excited, mind – there's not that much for us to write about. But while Call of Duty: Black Ops III clings onto its crown, Resident Evil Origins Collection and Life Is Strange have infiltrated the UK top ten. The former compiles Resident Evil...

News: PS4, Vita Prices Plunge in NA PlayStation Store Flash Sale

PS4, Vita Prices Plunge in NA PlayStation Store Flash Sale

How low can you go?

How's that wallet of yours holding up? Hopefully you've got a few cents sitting somewhere in its change pocket, because Sony has dropped a surprise Flash Sale on the North American PlayStation Store. This weekend's festivities span the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita, and appear to encompass smaller games. The...

News: Yep, PS4 Is Wrecking the Competition in France, Too

Yep, PS4 Is Wrecking the Competition in France, Too

On top of the Old World

Surprise, surprise: the PlayStation 4 is sweeping aside the Xbox One and Wii U in France according to newly released sales data from French publication LeFigaro. As we reported earlier, Sony's latest console is also dominating the market in Germany, so it's safe to say that the Japanese company appears to still ha

News: PS4 Is Walking All Over the Competition in Germany

PS4 Is Walking All Over the Competition in Germany

Sony controls almost 70 per cent of the market

There's a perception perhaps more among American gamers that the PlayStation 4 is only really seeing such wild success right now because Microsoft dropped the ball with its Xbox One at launch. While there's some truth to that, we've always tried to explain that the main reason Sony's so far ahead is...

News: Sony Reveals the PlayStation Store's Best Sellers For 2015

Sony Reveals the PlayStation Store's Best Sellers For 2015

Go big or go home

There aren't too many surprises to be found in the PlayStation Store's list of best sellers for 2015, but hey, everyone likes a look at what's been hot over the last 12 months. In Europe, Destiny: The Taken King took the crown as the most downloaded PlayStation 4 title, beating out the likes of Call of Duty: Black Ops III - which...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Odin Sphere Claims the Top Spots on PS4 and Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: Odin Sphere Claims the Top Spots on PS4 and Vita

Sphere of influence

Atlus should be reasonably happy with Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir's initial performance in Japan, as the gorgeous action role-playing game took first and second place on the software charts. The Vita version climbed highest, selling through 43,394 copies, while the PlayStation 4 release barely missed out on the top spot, selling...

News: UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Keeps Truckin'

UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Keeps Truckin'

Rockstar's release up to second as Call of Duty tops

Grand Theft Auto V is an unstoppable juggernaut. The game, which first launched over two years ago, has climbed to second in this week's UK sales charts, proving that there ain't any stopping Rockstar's train. Call of Duty: Black Ops III continued its dominance in first position, while FIFA 16,...

News: PS4 Essentials Go Cheap in NA PlayStation Store Sale

PS4 Essentials Go Cheap in NA PlayStation Store Sale

How low can you go?

Sony don't care that it's January and you're broke like a yo-yo without a piece of string – it's sale time in North America, and you're going to hand the organisation your one remaining thruppence. The platform holder's launched a new 'Essentials' sale which has seen the prices plunge on a slew of PlayStation 4 titles...

News: UK Sales Charts: Best Sellers, Best Sellers Never Change

UK Sales Charts: Best Sellers, Best Sellers Never Change

Zzz

Nothing to see here, folks. The UK sales charts have barely changed for nearing a month now, and that remains true this week, with Call of Duty: Black Ops III on top yet again. FIFA 16 managed to bump Star Wars Battlefront down into third, while Grand Theft Auto V overtook Fallout 4 in fourth. The only real surprise this time is that Battlefield...

News: Many More PS4 Games Go Cheap in European Sale

Many More PS4 Games Go Cheap in European Sale

'Tis the season for savings

Is your wallet still recovering from the Christmas period? Well, dust it off one more time and get ready for yet another round of January discounts, as Sony has plunged the prices on a several more PlayStation Store titles for the PlayStation 4. The list, kindly compiled by Videogamer, includes titles like Alien...

News: PS4 Sells Over 1 Million Units in Japan in 2015

PS4 Sells Over 1 Million Units in Japan in 2015

Could be worse

Okay, okay, we get that the Japanese console market is in decline - we just posted a story about it, in fact - but Sony will at least feel that something positive has been achieved with the PlayStation 4 in 2015. The company's newest system sold 1.2 million units in Japan last year according to Famitsu's annual hardware and software...