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News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Sprints Out of the Blocks, Knack Thumps the Summit

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Sprints Out of the Blocks, Knack Thumps the Summit

Yakuza Ishin performs better on PS3

With popular publication Famitsu already releasing its own PlayStation 4 sales figures for Japan, this week’s Media Create chart isn’t as interesting as it perhaps could be. Nevertheless, the research firm reports that the next-gen system sold 309,154 units during its first two days on the market – a figure...

News: Wow, the PlayStation 4 Has Sold Over 5 Million Units

Wow, the PlayStation 4 Has Sold Over 5 Million Units

Smashing those sales projections

We probably don't need to tell you that the PlayStation 4 is doing an absolutely roaring trade all over the world. The Japanese giant initially expected to sell five million mega machines by the end of March, but this projection will need to be revised, as SCE executive Andrew House has recently confirmed that...

News: Not Every PlayStation Port Sells Better Than Its Wii U Equivalent

Not Every PlayStation Port Sells Better Than Its Wii U Equivalent

Stuck in the Mudd

There may be a much larger install base on the PlayStation 3 and Vita, but Renegade Kid’s awesome 8-bit throwback Mutant Mudds Deluxe has managed to sell more units on the Wii U than on the PlayStation Network and Steam combined. Company co-founder Jools Watsham confirmed the snippet on Twitter, adding that the Nintendo 3DS has...

News: January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

Return of the king

Stock shortages may have caused a setback in Sony’s assault on North America in December, but the PlayStation 4 has climbed right back to the top of the console tree in January. According to the Japanese giant, its freshest format was the best selling next-gen system in North America last month, with the burly black box almost...

News: PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

Add to basket

At a recent press event, Sony revealed that almost half of all purchases on the PlayStation Vita are digital. SCEA executive John Koller released the snippet, stating that 48 per cent of the handheld's games are purchased through the PlayStation Store. Although he didn't reveal the same figures for the PlayStation 4, the suit did say...

News: Whoa, There Are 100 Games Coming to PlayStation 4 in 2014

Whoa, There Are 100 Games Coming to PlayStation 4 in 2014

Time to take out a second mortgage

If you were thinking that, after a particularly taxing 2013, your wallet would be getting a break this year, then think again. At a recent press event in Santa Monica, Sony's vice president of marketing John Koller revealed that 2014 is going to be an action packed 12 months for the PlayStation 4. The big wig...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Reclaims League Leadership

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Reclaims League Leadership

Back of the net

Unlike the current Manchester United team, FIFA 14 has managed to make a not-so-dramatic comeback to reclaim its position at the top of the UK sales charts. The soccer simulation – alongside first-person shooter Call of Duty: Ghosts – managed to topple last week’s frontrunner Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, which dropped all...

News: Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on PS4 Heavily Outperforms Xbox One Counterpart in UK

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on PS4 Heavily Outperforms Xbox One Counterpart in UK

Almost 70 per cent of sales come from PS4

Throughout the previous generation, it was extremely rare for the PlayStation 3 versions of multiplatform games to sell best in the UK. Make no mistake, franchises such as Call of Duty and FIFA would almost always chart, but they’d struggle to outsell their infinitely more popular Xbox 360 counterparts...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS Vita Sales Increase by 150 Per Cent Year-on-Year

Japanese Sales Charts: PS Vita Sales Increase by 150 Per Cent Year-on-Year

Rising from the ashes

It’s the console that everyone loves to kick, but the PlayStation Vita is actually on the rise in Japan right now. Media Create statistics show that Sony’s flagship handheld format is the only device to build upon its early 2013 sales, with the diminutive device seeing an impressive 150 per cent upswing in popularity...

News: Whoa, PS4 Software Sales Are Swiftly Outpacing the Xbox One in the UK

Whoa, PS4 Software Sales Are Swiftly Outpacing the Xbox One in the UK

Greatness sells

Intense console rivalry may not be healthy or productive, but it sure can be a lot of fun – especially when you're on the winning side. We've known for a while that the PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One in the UK, but it's been a week or two since we've had some fancy numbers to gloat about. PlayStation UK boss Fergal Gara is on...

News: This Is Why Sony Hasn't Shot the Killzone Franchise in the Orange Eyes

This Is Why Sony Hasn't Shot the Killzone Franchise in the Orange Eyes

Shadow Fall's sales soar higher than an ISA Cruiser

It’s arguably the most divisive franchise in Sony’s first-party stable, but the Killzone brand has proved itself to be a best-seller time and time again. That’s especially true of PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall, which has already exceeded sales in the region of 2.1 million...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Continues Cup Run with Convincing Win

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Continues Cup Run with Convincing Win

Draws Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition next

We’re running out of ways to make these UK sales charts posts interesting. Perhaps we should start talking about the weather, rather than the fact that FIFA 14 has enjoyed its ninth week at the summit of the best sellers list. Anything would be more interesting than a top three that hasn’t changed in...