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News: Gran Turismo Franchise Accelerates Past 70 Million Sales

Gran Turismo Franchise Accelerates Past 70 Million Sales

Pedal to the metal

It’s often billed as the most popular PlayStation property, but just how big is the Gran Turismo franchise? Speaking during the series’ 15th anniversary event at Silverstone earlier today, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s head honcho Jim Ryan revealed that the brand has raced past an extraordinary 70 million units to...

News: God of War: Ascension 'Significantly Underperformed' in March

God of War: Ascension 'Significantly Underperformed' in March

Analysts stick the knife in Kratos' origin story

God of War: Ascension was a very good game, but there’s no denying that it suffered from a spot of franchise fatigue. Despite implementing multiplayer and refining some gameplay mechanics, it still offered a somewhat safe experience, and it looks like the brunt of that is set to be reflected in the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Vita Steady, Muramasa Starts Strong

Japanese Sales Charts: Vita Steady, Muramasa Starts Strong

Sales remain relatively rosy for Sony's various systems

It’s been over a month since the PlayStation Vita’s price was slashed in Japan, but the system’s still hanging on pretty well. While this week’s Media Create update shows a 10k decline for the console, it still managed to shift a respectable 31,795 units. Let hope that it can continue...

News: Why Is PlayStation More Popular Than Xbox in Japan?

Why Is PlayStation More Popular Than Xbox in Japan?

Keiji Inafune puts it down to brand loyalty

While the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 are more or less equals in most parts of the world, Microsoft’s machine struggles in Japan. It’s not uncommon to see the green-tinged device sell less than 1,000 units a week in the land of the rising sun, while Sony’s counterpart tends to teeter around the 15,000...

News: UK Sales Charts: BioShock Infinite Swoops to the Summit

UK Sales Charts: BioShock Infinite Swoops to the Summit

Looks like you kindly bought it

Irrational Games’ stunning first-person adventure BioShock Infinite has ascended straight to the summit of the UK sales charts, trouncing its predecessor’s tally by a substantial 9,000 units in the process. While the release shot straight to the top, it couldn’t unsettle Tomb Raider’s record, with Lara Croft...