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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,...

News: Sony Reckons That $399 Is the 'Magic Price' for PS4

Sony Reckons That $399 Is the 'Magic Price' for PS4

It's hard to disagree, isn't it?

PlayStation 4 pre-orders are staggeringly high. Back at GamesCom in August, manufacturer Sony announced that it had already accrued one million deposits for its next generation console – and Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter now believes that the number has surpassed 1.5 million. But what’s been the...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Boots Grand Theft Auto V from the Top of the League

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Boots Grand Theft Auto V from the Top of the League

Already ousted

Grand Theft Auto V may be the fastest-selling entertainment product of all time, but it’s already been toppled in the UK sales charts. Unsurprisingly, FIFA 14 latched onto a through ball straight to the summit, and brushed aside Rockstar Games’ critically acclaimed opus with relative ease. Despite this, though, the EA Sports...