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News: Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation Vita Sinks Back into Second

Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation Vita Sinks Back into Second

Sword Art Online steals top spot from Kingdom Hearts

Sony’s first foray into the handheld market may have been replaced over a year ago, but that’s not stopped the PlayStation Portable from proving that it’s still a force to be reckoned with in this week’s Japanese sales charts. Namco Bandai’s anime adaptation Sword Art Online: Infinity...

News: Uncharted 3's Free Multiplayer Proves That People Don't Like Paying

Uncharted 3's Free Multiplayer Proves That People Don't Like Paying

Client has been downloaded over 350,000 times

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception’s free multiplayer component has been downloaded more than 350,000 times since it launched at the end of February. The cheap and cheerful client – which gives you complimentary access to online play up to Level 15 – is funded by tiered payment options, which allow...

News: God of War: Ascension's Sales Murdered By Previous Entry

God of War: Ascension's Sales Murdered By Previous Entry

Prequel handily outsold by God of War III in the UK

God of War: Ascension failed to come within striking distance of the sales tally of its predecessor God of War III in the UK. Chart-Track reports that the first week sales of Sony Santa Monica’s recently released prequel were less than half those of its predecessor, which launched all the way...

News: PlayStation 3 Shifted 263,000 Units in North America Last Month

PlayStation 3 Shifted 263,000 Units in North America Last Month

Sales strong for Sony's system

PlayStation 4 may have stolen the headlines in February, but the PlayStation 3 proved that it’s still got the staying power to carry Sony into the next generation. GamesIndustry.biz has revealed that the manufacturer’s current flagship console sold 263,000 units in North America last month – enough to make it the...

News: Phantasy Star Online 2's Download Numbers Rocket on Vita

Phantasy Star Online 2's Download Numbers Rocket on Vita

MAGnificent news

The impressive PlayStation Vita port of Phantasy Star Online 2 has already proved a massive hit in Japan, having been purchased or downloaded over 350,000 times in the region since its release at the end of last month. While a retail version of the MMO did hit store shelves on 28th February, it’s the free download from the...

News: Is Sony Discontinuing the 3G PlayStation Vita?

Is Sony Discontinuing the 3G PlayStation Vita?

North American stores slashing the price of the connected console

A slew of Sony stores across North America have discounted the price of the 3G PlayStation Vita, with some outlets explaining that it’s because the premium console is about to be discontinued. Joystiq reports that you can currently purchase a bundle including a 3G handheld, an 8GB...

News: Budding Archaeologists Descend on Tomb Raider in Droves

Budding Archaeologists Descend on Tomb Raider in Droves

One million players step into the unknown

Things are finally looking up for Lara Croft. After months spent stranded on a desert island, the famous protagonist is finally getting her reward – by sharing her journey to Hell and back with throngs of players across the globe. Posting on Twitter, brand director Karl Stewart beamed that over one million...

News: Retailer: PlayStation 4 Will Revive the UK's Flagging Market

Retailer: PlayStation 4 Will Revive the UK's Flagging Market

Pre-orders for the next generation platform performing extremely well

UK retailer GAME believes that the impending PlayStation 4 will successfully resurrect the nation’s troubled video game market. Chatting with VideoGamer.com, category director Charlotte Knight explained that pre-orders for the platform are “performing very well” at the...

Rumour: Dead Space 4 Dismembered Following Dismal Sales

Dead Space 4 Dismembered Following Dismal Sales

Marker of the times

It sounds like the legs of Visceral Games’ likeable Dead Space series have been targeted by a well aimed Plasma Cutter shot by EA executives. According to a report on VideoGamer.com, a fourth entry in the horror series was in development, but has been cancelled following the poor sales of Dead Space 3. The

News: PlayStation Vita Sales Quadruple in Japan Post Price Cut

PlayStation Vita Sales Quadruple in Japan Post Price Cut

System primed for positive week overseas

We already know that the PlayStation Vita’s commercial performance has improved dramatically since the console’s recent price drop, but just how much has remained a bit of a mystery. Fortunately, speaking at a One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 presentation earlier today, SCEJ president Hiroshi Kawano has...