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News: UK Sales Charts: Watch Dogs Takes the World Cup for a Walk

UK Sales Charts: Watch Dogs Takes the World Cup for a Walk

Blahzil

Now that E3 2014 is little more than a fading memory, it’s time to get back to business with the weekly UK sales charts report. With new releases taking a bit of a hiatus during the big show, there’s not a lot to get excited about here; Ubisoft’s hack happy escapade Watch Dogs is still on top, while 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil has...

News: PS4 Propels Sony Back to Global Hardware Sales Summit for First Time in Eight Years

PS4 Propels Sony Back to Global Hardware Sales Summit for First Time in Eight Years

Return of the king

In the most dramatic of comeback stories, Sony has reportedly reclaimed its place at the top of the video game industry for the first time since 2006. Japanese newspaper Nikkei claims that the giant sold a total of 18.7 million consoles (across the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Vita, and PSP) during the fiscal year that’s just...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Tops, Minecraft PS3 Digs Deep

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Tops, Minecraft PS3 Digs Deep

Brickin' it

The release of Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition at retail outlets last week means that Mojang’s mega creation is likely to occupy two slots in the top ten moving forwards, as Sony’s version tussles with Microsoft’s for sales superiority. The blockbusters finished third and fourth respectively this time around, with PlayStation 4...

News: The PS4 Version of MLB 14 The Show Is the Fastest Selling Game in the Franchise

The PS4 Version of MLB 14 The Show Is the Fastest Selling Game in the Franchise

The bases are loaded

It seems that everyone wants to be taken to a ball game, as sales of annual baseball sim MLB 14 The Show on the PlayStation 4 have seen a massive boost. Impressively, the game's week one numbers are up a staggering 40 per cent compared with previous entries in the franchise. What's more, the bat-'em-up's multiplayer mode has...

News: Sony: The Economics Don't Work for Blockbuster Vita Games

Sony: The Economics Don't Work for Blockbuster Vita Games

Gulp

Despite seeing a strong year-over-year improvement in Japan, the PlayStation Vita continues to find itself in a weak position overseas. The system is incredibly popular among the few that own it – culminating in an outrageous software attach rate – but it’s failed to break into the mainstream, prompting major publishers to back away and...

News: TowerFall Ascension Proves That Indies Perform Best on PS4

TowerFall Ascension Proves That Indies Perform Best on PS4

The best place to play

You may roll your eyes like the Churchill Dog each time that you see a new indie game announced for the PlayStation 4, but with the mid-tier market all but dead at this point in time, smaller digital downloads are going to become increasingly important to the next-gen platform. It’s reassuring, then, that Sony has made some...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA World Cup Falls to Respawn's FPS

UK Sales Charts: FIFA World Cup Falls to Respawn's FPS

Runners up

Enforcing stereotypes about the British and the beautiful game, there are two soccer simulations in the top five of this week’s UK sales charts. 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil sprinted out of the blocks into second, though it couldn’t topple long-running frontrunner Titanfall. Meanwhile, FIFA 14 landed a Champion’s League spot in...