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News: Many More PS4 Games Go Cheap in European Sale

Many More PS4 Games Go Cheap in European Sale

'Tis the season for savings

Is your wallet still recovering from the Christmas period? Well, dust it off one more time and get ready for yet another round of January discounts, as Sony has plunged the prices on a several more PlayStation Store titles for the PlayStation 4. The list, kindly compiled by Videogamer, includes titles like Alien...

News: PS4 Sells Over 1 Million Units in Japan in 2015

PS4 Sells Over 1 Million Units in Japan in 2015

Could be worse

Okay, okay, we get that the Japanese console market is in decline - we just posted a story about it, in fact - but Sony will at least feel that something positive has been achieved with the PlayStation 4 in 2015. The company's newest system sold 1.2 million units in Japan last year according to Famitsu's annual hardware and software...

News: Japan's Console Market Wasn't Too Hot in 2015

Japan's Console Market Wasn't Too Hot in 2015

Lowest figures in 26 years

We all know at this point that Japan's console market has shrunk. We could go on and on about the factors that have lead to such a decline, but let's just cut straight to the chase: 2015 saw the market hit a 26 year low. What this means is that the overall value of the market continued to fall, with it being worth ¥321...

News: Crikey! PS4's Install Base Reaches 35.9 Million Units

Crikey! PS4's Install Base Reaches 35.9 Million Units

Ain't no stopping this train

Holy best seller, Batman – the PlayStation 4 has now sold 35.9 million units worldwide. The number, as reported in a Sony press release, represents the amount of consoles sold through to consumers as of 3rd January – and so it doesn't include those devices sitting in a Wal-Mart warehouse or in transit. The figure's...

News: UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Beating Call of Duty: Black Ops III

UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Beating Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Back in black

Call of Duty has become such a strange series. Much like FIFA, it feels like – review time aside – the franchise barely gets any coverage on mainstream websites, and yet year after year it dominates the sales charts. Perhaps it spotlights the contrast between so-called "hardcore gamers" and more casual players – but whatever...

News: UK Sales Charts: Call of Duty Clings on to Christmas Crown

UK Sales Charts: Call of Duty Clings on to Christmas Crown

BlOps-ing Day

While it's true that Call of Duty doesn't sell quite as well as it used to, it's still a much stronger brand than virtually all of its peers. Having secured the Christmas crown last week, Black Ops III has once again topped the UK sales charts, having increased its numbers by a whopping 40 per cent. As expected, the PS4 version sold...

Guide: USA Boxing Day 2015 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

USA Boxing Day 2015 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

Cut-price consoles and games

Pre-holiday shopping is over, which means that post-holiday shopping starts now. Think we're crazy? Well, we're not. Boxing Day brings another wave of bargains, and we've compiled some of the best American PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita offers for you to browse. If you see anything that takes your fancy, click...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Gravity Rush Features as PS4 and Vita Enjoy Holiday Bump

Japanese Sales Charts: Gravity Rush Features as PS4 and Vita Enjoy Holiday Bump

Mixed up world

Nintendo enjoyed its usual seasonal boost in the latest Media Create report, with both the Wii U and 3DS dominating the Japanese hardware and software charts. Despite this, it was a good week for the PlayStation 4 and Vita, with both systems selling over 35,000 units apiece. Gravity Rush Remastered was the headline new release,...

News: EU PlayStation Store Launches Buy One PS4 Game, Get One Free Offer

EU PlayStation Store Launches Buy One PS4 Game, Get One Free Offer

The Order: 1886! The Last of Us Remastered! Until Dawn!

Sony's offered some pretty decent deals in Europe this year, and its 'Buy One PlayStation 4 Game, Get One Free' promotion sounds like its best yet. Available with the voucher code J7P8G8P3DH, you'll be able to purchase two selected titles for the price of one from the PlayStation Store...

News: UK Sales Charts: Just Cause 3 Blows a Hole in the Top Five

UK Sales Charts: Just Cause 3 Blows a Hole in the Top Five

Marvellous Medici

Just Cause 3 tethered a landmine to fourth position in this week's UK sales charts – and pulled them both together. Avalanche Studios' open world adventure appears to have got off to a flying start, but it couldn't topple FIFA 16, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, or Star Wars Battlefront – all three of which remained glued to the...

News: PS4 Edges Out Xbox One in UK Black Friday Battle

PS4 Edges Out Xbox One in UK Black Friday Battle

But it was close

Sony won the battle of Black Friday in the UK – but only just. According to MCV, the PlayStation 4 moved 139,000 consoles between 22nd November and 28th November, a fraction more than the Xbox One which mustered 134,000 units. It's good news for both consoles, as new-gen hardware really starts to cement itself in British homes...