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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...

News: So, the PSP Almost Matched the Vita's Sales in USA Last Month

So, the PSP Almost Matched the Vita's Sales in USA Last Month

The end is nigh

Step out of a New York subway station and you’ll no longer be greeted by a religious zealot with a sandwich board, but instead a dedicated handheld decrier. “Portable consoles are dead,” they’ll scream, pointing to pictures of the PlayStation Vita with a big red line drawn through it. And they may be right, as NPD data has...

News: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Moved 278k Units Last Month in US

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Moved 278k Units Last Month in US

Snake oil

The core campaign in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes may match the length of the average episode of Game of Thrones, but that’s not stopped publisher Konami from selling 278,000 copies of the jumped-up demo in the United States last month. The title finished sixth in last night’s March NPD report, but still sold reasonably well –...