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News: Lara Croft Will Not Lament Lost Frames in PS4's Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

Lara Croft Will Not Lament Lost Frames in PS4's Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

Re-release will run like clockwork

If there’s one thing that intrepid archaeologist Lara Croft hates more than busted antiques and those bleeders that inhabit the spooky setting of Yamatai, it’s an inconsistent framerate. Crystal Dynamics’ enjoyable Tomb Raider reboot for the PlayStation 3 served up a likeable slice of survival action, but...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS Vita Keeps Plodding Along

Japanese Sales Charts: PS Vita Keeps Plodding Along

Handheld keeping its head above water

The holidays have come to a conclusion in Japan, but the PlayStation Vita has held on fairly well. Naturally, it couldn’t sustain its stellar performance from the week prior, but the portable platform still managed to shift just shy of 30,000 units – and that’s without any major software releases to back...

News: December NPD: Xbox One Hits Back at PS4 in Next-Gen Console War

December NPD: Xbox One Hits Back at PS4 in Next-Gen Console War

Sony says it's still winning in North America

Microsoft’s decision to redirect the majority of its Xbox One stock to North America may put the platform holder in positive spirits this evening, as the next generation system bettered the PlayStation 4 in the latest NPD sales report. According to a press release from the Redmond-based manufacturer,...

News: Blimey, PS4 Sales Are More Than Double the Xbox One in Germany

Blimey, PS4 Sales Are More Than Double the Xbox One in Germany

Wunderbar

The PlayStation 4 has sold an impressive 250,000 units in Germany since its launch on 29th November. In comparison, the Xbox One – which released a week earlier on 22nd November – has moved 100,000 units. The figures come courtesy of Media Control GFK, and track the period up to the end of December. Sony's powerhouse has now sold a...

News: Beyond: Two Souls Leads an Extraordinary Life Over One Million Times

Beyond: Two Souls Leads an Extraordinary Life Over One Million Times

Once more with feeling

The critical reception may have been more mixed than a bag of sweets, but it seems that Beyond: Two Souls has fared much better in the retail arena. Quantic Dream co-founder Guillaume de Fondaumière has revealed that the interactive drama sold over one million copies in 2013, with 70,088 units stemming from its native France...

News: Wow, Sony Has Already Sold 4.2 Million PS4 Consoles

Wow, Sony Has Already Sold 4.2 Million PS4 Consoles

All according to plan

Sony boss Kaz Hirai’s rousing CES 2014 keynote earlier today centred on the idea of ‘wow’, and the company delivered a jaw dropping announcement of its own by confirming that the PlayStation 4 has already surpassed sales of 4.2 million units. Those numbers are accurate to 28th December, meaning that the figures are likely...

News: Analyst: PS4 Has Slight Sales Advantage Over Xbox One in North America

Analyst: PS4 Has Slight Sales Advantage Over Xbox One in North America

On top of the world

Sony Computer Entertainment America president Jack Tretton may be spending his first full day back in the office hanging up the bunting, as reports suggest that the PlayStation 4 managed to close out 2013 in front of the Xbox One in North America – despite the platform holder launching in more territories than its closest...

News: Analyst: PS4 Sales to Topple 37 Million Units by the End of 2016

Analyst: PS4 Sales to Topple 37 Million Units by the End of 2016

It only prints money

Whether it’s a bad omen or not, seasoned industry analyst Michael Pachter is really chucking his chips into the PlayStation 4’s basket. As part of an exhaustive industry forecast – mercifully summarised by our friends over at Games Industry.biz – the Wedbush Securities man predicts that Sony’s next generation machine...

News: Grand Theft Auto V Puts a Big Bullet Hole in the UK's Largest Entertainment Properties

Grand Theft Auto V Puts a Big Bullet Hole in the UK's Largest Entertainment Properties

Running away with the cash

In a shock more sizeable than the kind that comes from a souped-up defibrillator, Chart-Track has revealed that Rockstar Games’ controversial open world epic Grand Theft Auto V was the UK’s best selling entertainment product of 2013. Moving an impressive 3.67 million units, the sequel beat out the Blu-ray and DVD...

News: Whoa, the PS4 Sold Over Half a Million Units in the UK Last Year

Whoa, the PS4 Sold Over Half a Million Units in the UK Last Year

Happy New Year

It's a new year, which means that it's time for unachievable resolutions, mounting guilt due to monstrous backlogs, and, assuming that you went to a good party, ear splitting headaches. It also means looking back over what was an utterly stupendous year for our beloved platform holder. And what better way to get started than with a...