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News: Tales of Zestiria Has Sold Over 400,000 Copies in Japan, and It's Getting Free Post-Game DLC To Celebrate

Tales of Zestiria Has Sold Over 400,000 Copies in Japan, and It's Getting Free Post-Game DLC To Celebrate

Mmm, zesty

Although they've got a sizeable and loyal fan base here in the West, the Tales games have never been as popular as they are in their native Japan. That trend doesn't seem to be stopping any time soon, either, as the latest instalment in the franchise, Tales of Zestiria, has sold over 400,000 copies in its homeland since it launched. It's...

News: UK Sales Charts: Saints Row Misses Out on Four More Years

UK Sales Charts: Saints Row Misses Out on Four More Years

Voted out

Saints Row IV: Re-Elected & Gat Out of Hell missed out on the presidency spot in this week's UK sales charts, clawing its way into fourth position overall. Grand Theft Auto V was instead sworn into the White House, completing a third term at the summit of the British best sellers list, while Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and FIFA 15...

News: PS4, PS3, and Vita Indies Discounted in North American PlayStation Store Flash Sale

PS4, PS3, and Vita Indies Discounted in North American PlayStation Store Flash Sale

Stop press

Don't use your 10 per cent off voucher just yet, as Sony has launched a PlayStation Store Flash Sale in North America to coincide with the promotion. This is live now, and will run until 09:00AM PST on 26th January, so if you pair it with the aforementioned apology offer, you could get some serious bang for your buck this weekend. Who...

News: UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Sits Pretty at Summit

UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Sits Pretty at Summit

Déjà vu

Zzzzz. Forget about the Green Day song Wake Me Up When September Ends, we're writing a new version, and it's called Wake Me Up When the UK Sales Charts Change. There are no surprises in this week's update, with Grand Theft Auto V, FIFA 15, and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare all finishing at the top. Ubisoft trio Far Cry 4, The Crew, and...

News: Destiny and Minecraft Topped 2014's PSN Sales Charts

Destiny and Minecraft Topped 2014's PSN Sales Charts

Act surprised

Another day, another chance to find out 2014 sales data. This time it's quite interesting, though, as Sony has shared lists of the best selling titles on the PlayStation Network. In North America, Destiny blasted the competition and landed in first place on PS4, while in Europe, Minecraft dug its way to victory on every single console...

News: DriveClub Was the UK's Best Selling Exclusive of 2014

DriveClub Was the UK's Best Selling Exclusive of 2014

Pulling ahead

It may come as a shock to many, but DriveClub, the PlayStation 4 exclusive racer that was plagued by launch issues, was the UK's best selling exclusive game of 2014. The full list, which comes from MCV, takes console bundles into account, but doesn't follow digital sales, so we can probably assume that the gorgeous drive-'em-up sold by...

News: There Are Some Pretty Impressive Savings to Be Had in This 20th Anniversary PlayStation Store Sale

There Are Some Pretty Impressive Savings to Be Had in This 20th Anniversary PlayStation Store Sale

Back for more

If the January PlayStation Store sale hasn't been enough to satiate your lust for savings, then these current 20th Anniversary deals might just claw away the last few coins from your wallet. Covering PS4, PS3, Vita, and even PSP games, the North American sale offers discounts on a large number of titles, and if you're a PlayStation...

News: UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Holds Up Top Spot

UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Holds Up Top Spot

Zzz

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has fallen from its perch atop the UK sales charts, with Grand Theft Auto V throwing it from its throne. Rockstar Games' sublime sandbox has enjoyed a resurgence of late due to the release of its PlayStation 4 port, and is likely to maintain momentum later in the month when the PC version is unleashed. To be...

News: PS4 Indie Transistor Certainly Hasn't Left Supergiant Games in the Red

PS4 Indie Transistor Certainly Hasn't Left Supergiant Games in the Red

Sales surpass 600,000 units

Transistor was one of the best games on the PlayStation 4 last year, with our scribe Kell Andersen praising it as a mini-masterpiece in our review. It's great to hear, then, that the title has proved a commercial success for developer Supergiant Games, selling over 600,000 copies on Steam and the PlayStation Store so...

News: Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Not dead yet

Hot on the heels of yesterday's Japanese doom and gloom, there's some good news for the PlayStation 4 in Japan – as it's passed one million units in the all-important region. The latest Media Create data shows that the system sold a reasonable 42,216 consoles during the week ending 4th January, which was enough to tip its install...

Feature: Why the PS4 Is Selling So Extraordinarily Well

Why the PS4 Is Selling So Extraordinarily Well

Secret sauce

There were a few miffed reactions around the web earlier in the week when Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 has now sold a staggering 18.5 million units globally. A slip-up in the November NPD reports, coupled with a lack of truly meaningful exclusives over the holiday period, prompted some to ponder whether the platform holder...

News: Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

The best of British

If you hadn't already noticed, we're slap bang in the centre of that period where companies beat their chests and boast about the previous year's sales. And hot on the heels of last night's impressive PlayStation 4 install base update, SCEUK has revealed that its next-gen system was the best-selling console in Britain last year...

News: People Are Buying Plenty of PS4 Games, Too

People Are Buying Plenty of PS4 Games, Too

Surprise, surprise

The meme regarding the PlayStation 4's shortage of software is one of this author's favourites. We can understand why people were disgruntled with Sony's exclusives during the Christmas just gone, but a quick look at our internal review document will tell you all that you need to know about 2014's release schedule – there were...