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News: UK Sales Charts: Gran Turismo 6 Falls Short of the Pace on PS3

UK Sales Charts: Gran Turismo 6 Falls Short of the Pace on PS3

Lapped by its predecessor

There was plenty of pent-up desire for Gran Turismo 5 when it eventually parked on store shelves all the way back in 2010, so it’s not especially surprising that its successor Gran Turismo 6 has debuted with sales less than its older sibling. However, we weren’t expecting such a sizeable drop. Chart-Track reports that...

Rumour: PS4 Loses Black Friday Battle Against Xbox One

PS4 Loses Black Friday Battle Against Xbox One

One console to rule them all

There’s been nothing but good news surrounding the PlayStation 4 of late, but Microsoft may have finally uncovered a chink in the Japanese giant’s armour. According to research firm Infoscout, the Xbox One beat Sony’s new super machine to the top of the Black Friday sales charts last week. The research group...

News: Grand Theft Auto V Scores the Big Haul at Japan's PlayStation Awards

Grand Theft Auto V Scores the Big Haul at Japan's PlayStation Awards

Everyone else was robbed

You may not be aware of it, but Sony holds a ceremony in Japan every year to celebrate the best selling PlayStation games of the past twelve months. The event offers industry bigwigs an opportunity to glug some champagne and take home a pretty prize – and it’s the folks at Rockstar Games that nabbed the Platinum...

News: UK Sales Charts: Knack Thumps Super Mario 3D World on the Nose

UK Sales Charts: Knack Thumps Super Mario 3D World on the Nose

Mamma mia

Japan Studio’s enjoyable (but not outstanding) PlayStation 4 launch title Knack landed a heavy blow on the critically acclaimed Super Mario 3D World this week, finishing above the Wii U exclusive in the UK sales charts. Mark Cerny’s throwback platformer punched its way into 13th in the multiformat best-sellers list, while the bruised...

News: How Much Money Did PS4 Make in 48 Hours in the UK?

How Much Money Did PS4 Make in 48 Hours in the UK?

It only prints money

Sony has smashed records in the UK, making the PlayStation 4 the country’s fastest selling console of all time – but how much money did the platform accrue within 48 hours? Industry publication MCV estimates that the system raked in a whopping £87 million ($142 million) during its first two

News: Wow, These PS4 Queues in Berlin Are Absolutely Insane

Wow, These PS4 Queues in Berlin Are Absolutely Insane

Lining up for the launch lineup

You may have heard people refer to Europe as ‘Sony Land’ in the past, but what does that actually mean? Well, this video of a PlayStation 4 midnight launch event in Berlin should give you a good idea, as it takes one amateur cameraman almost four minutes to sprint from the back of the line to the front. It’s the...

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...