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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...

News: UK Sales Charts: Crysis 3 Remains Cloaked at Summit

UK Sales Charts: Crysis 3 Remains Cloaked at Summit

Lara Croft may have something to say about that next week

None could pass Crysis 3 in this week’s UK sales charts. Despite dwindling sales, the PlayStation 3 first-person shooter held onto its place at the top of the best sellers list for a second week, sitting pretty in its Nanosuit getup. We suppose that developer Crytek should take a bow, etc...

News: Price Cut Prompts PlayStation Vita Sell Outs in Japan

Price Cut Prompts PlayStation Vita Sell Outs in Japan

Celebrate good times

See that red text at the bottom of those PlayStation Vita promotional posters? That's the sign of victory. After having its price slashed to just ¥19,980 yesterday, Sony’s struggling handheld has finally started flying off the shelves, with the above Akihabara retailer only having two models left in stock. The image...

News: Retro City Rampage Extracted More Loot from PSN than Xbox and Steam

Retro City Rampage Extracted More Loot from PSN than Xbox and Steam

Smash and grab success

Brian Provinciano’s open world love letter to the 8-bit era Retro City Rampage has popped up on almost every platform under the sun over the past six months, but it’s the PlayStation Network version that’s selling the best according to the developer – and, even more specifically, the PlayStation Vita release. "Indies...

News: Digital Sales on PlayStation Vita Eclipse PlayStation 3

Digital Sales on PlayStation Vita Eclipse PlayStation 3

Business is booming

For all of the doom and gloom surrounding the PlayStation Vita, Sony has revealed that more digital content is purchased for the handheld than the PlayStation 3. Chatting with Destructoid following this week’s PlayStation 4 unveiling, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida explained that the difference is down to all of the...

News: Sony: PlayStation Vita's Going on the Offensive in 2013

Sony: PlayStation Vita's Going on the Offensive in 2013

Platform holder has big plans for the handheld

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan president Hiroshi Kawano has admitted that the PlayStation Vita has failed to meet expectations in its home territory – but has promised that the platform holder will be on the offensive in 2013. The comments come days after Sony announced a significant price-drop...

News: UK Sales Charts: Dead Space 3 Unsettles Ni No Kuni

UK Sales Charts: Dead Space 3 Unsettles Ni No Kuni

Wrath of the Necromorphs

Despite its controversial inclusion of microtransactions, Dead Space 3 has snuck to the summit of this week’s UK sales charts, giving previous frontrunner Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch an awful scare along the way. The spooked Level-5 and Studio Ghibli collaboration dropped all the way down into sixth, though...

News: Sony: "We Have to Do a Better Job of Promoting the PS Vita"

Sony: "We Have to Do a Better Job of Promoting the PS Vita"

Well, duh

Sony slashed the PlayStation Vita’s sales forecast for the fourth time earlier today, announcing that it expects the recently released handheld and its predecessor to sell a combined 7 million units by the end of the current fiscal year. It had originally predicted that the console would surpass 16 million units during the same period,...

News: Assassin's Creed III: Liberation's Sales Near 600,000 Units

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation's Sales Near 600,000 Units

Not too shabby

Ubisoft’s likeable PlayStation Vita spin-off Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation has snuck up on a brand new milestone, selling “close to 600,000 units”. The publisher announced the statistic as part of a post-earnings financial call earlier today, though its terminology was mixed throughout. As such, it’s not entirely clear...