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News: UK Sales Charts: PS4 Testicle Remover Sniper Elite III Tops

UK Sales Charts: PS4 Testicle Remover Sniper Elite III Tops

Nuts

505 Games’ morbidly graphic long-range shooter Sniper Elite III has enjoyed a second week at the top of the UK sales charts, putting a bullet in fellow next-gen rival Watch Dogs. Despite being available on last-gen systems as well, both games sold best on Sony’s latest machine, evidencing the commanding position that the Japanese giant...

News: PS4 Stock Situation Has Prompted Lost Sales, Sony Laments

PS4 Stock Situation Has Prompted Lost Sales, Sony Laments

Console's still selling very well, though

No one could accuse the PlayStation 4 of getting off to a slow start. At last count, Sony had sold seven million next-gen super machines, and that number is almost certain to be nearer to the 10 million unit milestone at the time of typing. However, while the company is incredibly satisfied with the...

News: Sony: PS4 Is the Best Place to Play for Innovative Intellectual Property and Sports

Sony: PS4 Is the Best Place to Play for Innovative Intellectual Property and Sports

Platform holder reacts to strong NPD performance

Ever since the dark days of the PlayStation 3, platform holder Sony has refrained from commenting too much on the monthly NPD sales reports for the United States. Indeed, May saw the PlayStation 4 secure a fifth consecutive spell at the top of the hardware sales charts, but the Japanese giant pointed...

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...