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News: DriveClub Was the UK's Best Selling Exclusive of 2014

DriveClub Was the UK's Best Selling Exclusive of 2014

Pulling ahead

It may come as a shock to many, but DriveClub, the PlayStation 4 exclusive racer that was plagued by launch issues, was the UK's best selling exclusive game of 2014. The full list, which comes from MCV, takes console bundles into account, but doesn't follow digital sales, so we can probably assume that the gorgeous drive-'em-up sold by...

News: There Are Some Pretty Impressive Savings to Be Had in This 20th Anniversary PlayStation Store Sale

There Are Some Pretty Impressive Savings to Be Had in This 20th Anniversary PlayStation Store Sale

Back for more

If the January PlayStation Store sale hasn't been enough to satiate your lust for savings, then these current 20th Anniversary deals might just claw away the last few coins from your wallet. Covering PS4, PS3, Vita, and even PSP games, the North American sale offers discounts on a large number of titles, and if you're a PlayStation...

News: UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Holds Up Top Spot

UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Holds Up Top Spot

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has fallen from its perch atop the UK sales charts, with Grand Theft Auto V throwing it from its throne. Rockstar Games' sublime sandbox has enjoyed a resurgence of late due to the release of its PlayStation 4 port, and is likely to maintain momentum later in the month when the PC version is unleashed. To be...

News: PS4 Indie Transistor Certainly Hasn't Left Supergiant Games in the Red

PS4 Indie Transistor Certainly Hasn't Left Supergiant Games in the Red

Sales surpass 600,000 units

Transistor was one of the best games on the PlayStation 4 last year, with our scribe Kell Andersen praising it as a mini-masterpiece in our review. It's great to hear, then, that the title has proved a commercial success for developer Supergiant Games, selling over 600,000 copies on Steam and the PlayStation Store so...

News: Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Not dead yet

Hot on the heels of yesterday's Japanese doom and gloom, there's some good news for the PlayStation 4 in Japan – as it's passed one million units in the all-important region. The latest Media Create data shows that the system sold a reasonable 42,216 consoles during the week ending 4th January, which was enough to tip its install...

Feature: Why the PS4 Is Selling So Extraordinarily Well

Why the PS4 Is Selling So Extraordinarily Well

Secret sauce

There were a few miffed reactions around the web earlier in the week when Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 has now sold a staggering 18.5 million units globally. A slip-up in the November NPD reports, coupled with a lack of truly meaningful exclusives over the holiday period, prompted some to ponder whether the platform holder...

News: Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

The best of British

If you hadn't already noticed, we're slap bang in the centre of that period where companies beat their chests and boast about the previous year's sales. And hot on the heels of last night's impressive PlayStation 4 install base update, SCEUK has revealed that its next-gen system was the best-selling console in Britain last year...

News: People Are Buying Plenty of PS4 Games, Too

People Are Buying Plenty of PS4 Games, Too

Surprise, surprise

The meme regarding the PlayStation 4's shortage of software is one of this author's favourites. We can understand why people were disgruntled with Sony's exclusives during the Christmas just gone, but a quick look at our internal review document will tell you all that you need to know about 2014's release schedule – there were...

News: Analysts: Xbox One Will Catch Up to PS4 in 2015

Analysts: Xbox One Will Catch Up to PS4 in 2015

The battle goes on

Michael Pachter put his neck on the line recently, and stated that the PlayStation 4 will maintain control of the console space through 2015 – but this was before Microsoft's big NPD win in November. To his credit, the likeable forecaster is sticking with his reading of the situation, but a predictions post from

News: UK Sales Charts: A Familiar Top Five Finishes 2014

UK Sales Charts: A Familiar Top Five Finishes 2014

Over and out

There are absolutely no upsets in the UK Sales Charts this week, as the top five consists of five very familiar franchises. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare held onto the number one spot, but was battled all of the way by Grand Theft Auto V. Elsewhere, FIFA 15 finished in third, ahead of Ubisoft blockbusters Assassin's Creed Unity and Far...

Feature: Boxing Day 2014 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

Boxing Day 2014 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

Lightning discounts for the freshly flush

If the chaos on Black Friday wasn't enough to put you off discount days for life, then you may be pondering what promotions await this Boxing Day. Typically reserved for retailers in the UK and Canada, this holiday has lessened in importance in recent years, with more people preferring to watch sport on...

News: PS4 Surpasses One Million Unit Milestone in France

PS4 Surpasses One Million Unit Milestone in France

Pour les joueurs

There’s no doubt that the French appreciate the finer things; snails, frogs’ legs, and now the PlayStation 4 are all an important part of the nation’s daily life. Writing on Twitter earlier today, PlayStation France confirmed that the next-gen console has now exceeded one million units in the region, making it the third...

News: Wait, the PS4's Not Dead in Japan After All?

Wait, the PS4's Not Dead in Japan After All?

Signs of life

With smartphones and dedicated handhelds ruling the roost in Japan, it’s been a difficult first year for the PlayStation 4 in its home nation. While the device definitely hasn’t flopped in Sony’s domestic territory, it’s struggled to make its mark, with multiformat titles selling better on the PlayStation 3 – and the next-gen...