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News: Sony: We Are Expecting Record Sales for the PS4 in Europe

Sony: We Are Expecting Record Sales for the PS4 in Europe

Player power

While those of you in North America merrily fill your faces with Thanksgiving turkey, the majority of Europe is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the PlayStation 4. The next generation console may be old news by now in the Land of the Free, but the platform is poised to deploy in the Old World imminently. And writing on the PlayStation...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Sprints to the Summit

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Sprints to the Summit

Back of the net

Unsurprisingly, this week’s UK sales chart is dominated by a certain non-Sony next generation console. With the Xbox One launching in Britain last Friday, a large chunk of this week’s top titles were sold on the Microsoft manufactured machine. That includes FIFA 14, which shot straight to the top of the league after seeing a...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: God Eater 2 Bursts onto the Scene with PS Vita TV

Japanese Sales Charts: God Eater 2 Bursts onto the Scene with PS Vita TV

Tuned in

You may be forgiven for thinking that the PlayStation 4 was the only new gaming hardware launch last week – but you’d be wrong. While our friends in Japan are forced to wait until February to get their hands on the next generation console, they at least have a new toy to fill the time in the form of the PS Vita TV. The diminutive...

News: Whoa, One Third of PS4 Games Sold Are Developed by EA

Whoa, One Third of PS4 Games Sold Are Developed by EA

Slam dunk

We all know that the PlayStation 4 is selling like hotcakes, but a recent report from Electronic Arts' chief financial officer Blake J. Jorgensen reveals that the AAA publisher hasn't done too badly itself. "We had a great weekend of sales relative to the console that looks like the average consumer tie ratio is about three pieces of...

News: Blimey, One Million PS4s Were Sold in Just 24 Hours

Blimey, One Million PS4s Were Sold in Just 24 Hours

Mission accomplished

A recent tweet from Sony Worldwide Studios president – and official brand mascot – Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 has sold over one million units in its first day on sale in North America. The next-gen – or should we say, current-gen – system now ranks as the fastest selling PlayStation console,...

News: Tretton: We're Very Confident We're in Great Shape with PS4

Tretton: We're Very Confident We're in Great Shape with PS4

That's the spirit

Sony has been bullish about a platform launch before – but with the PlayStation 3, that buoyancy felt phoned in. With its impending next generation console, however, there’s a swagger from its executives that seems believable – and Jack Tretton has furthered that in an interview on the eve of the PlayStation 4’s launch,...

News: UK Sales Charts: PS4 Games Are Already Selling Strongly

UK Sales Charts: PS4 Games Are Already Selling Strongly

Call of Duty: Ghosts gets off to a decent start on the system

Sony’s next generation console may be right around the corner in North America, but there are still a few weeks before it settles its blue and black chassis on UK stores shelves. That’s not stopping the console’s initial roster of software from performing fairly well, though, as...

News: PlayStation 4 May Well Be Make or Break for Struggling Sony

PlayStation 4 May Well Be Make or Break for Struggling Sony

Not playing around

We recently reported on Sony's less than successful second quarter financial results – a respectable ¥3.5 billion ($35 million) profit in the first quarter was followed by a dismal net loss of ¥19.3 billion ($197 million) in the second. The poor performance was attributed to a sluggish turn by the organisation's movie...

News: Current Sales of Assassin's Creed IV and Battlefield 4 Are Dead in the Water

Current Sales of Assassin's Creed IV and Battlefield 4 Are Dead in the Water

Next-gen may not be to blame

It should come as no surprise that the current-gen versions of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and Battlefield 4 are not selling as well as previous entries. After all, who wants to buy a game on an ageing console when they can wait a few weeks for the superior next-gen version? But a recent report from MCV reveals that...

News: PlayStation 3 Smashes 80 Million Worldwide Sales

PlayStation 3 Smashes 80 Million Worldwide Sales

Like hotcakes

Sony has announced in a press release today that, as of November 2nd, the PlayStation 3 has reached a total of over 80 million combined worldwide sales. That's right, our beloved black box has finally caught up to its competitor; the Xbox 360 reached this momentous milestone last month. Not content to rest on its 80 million laurels,...

News: UK Sales Charts: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Gets the Wind in Its Sails

UK Sales Charts: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Gets the Wind in Its Sails

Battlefield 4 anchored in second

The excellent Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag outpaced Battlefield 4 to take this week’s UK sales charts crown, despite both titles being bitten by the next generation bug. Neither release managed to sell as many copies as their predecessors, with many consumers no doubt waiting for the PlayStation 4 versions of...

News: Sony: PS4 Pre-Orders Are Much Higher Than Any Prior Platform

Sony: PS4 Pre-Orders Are Much Higher Than Any Prior Platform

Cross your fingers

Sony may have lowered its annual profits forecast, but its confidence in its latest console remains sky high. The company reiterated in its second quarter report earlier today that it expects to shift 15 million PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 systems by the end of the fiscal year in March 2014, a statement which reinforces...

News: Sony Slips Out of Profitability, Adjusts Annual Profits Forecast

Sony Slips Out of Profitability, Adjusts Annual Profits Forecast

Holding out for a Hirai

Sony’s brief period of profitability came to a cruel conclusion with its second quarter financial report earlier today, as it posted a net loss of ¥19.3 billion ($197 million) for the period spanning July to September. The company had previously recorded profits of ¥3.5 billion ($35 million) in the first quarter of 2013,...