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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...

News: Grand Theft Auto V Has Already Extracted $1 Billion from Consumers' Wallets

Grand Theft Auto V Has Already Extracted $1 Billion from Consumers' Wallets

Counting the cash

We’ve heard a rumour that the team at Rockstar North has refilled the paper towel dispensers in all of its Edinburgh-based office’s toilets with £50 notes, and now we know why: Grand Theft Auto V has raked in a whopping $1 billion (£625 million) in retail sales after just three days on the market. That’s absolutely,...

TGS 2013: Sony Aims to Shift 5 Million PS4 Consoles by March 2014

Sony Aims to Shift 5 Million PS4 Consoles by March 2014

Count the cash

Sony's big Tokyo Game Show 2013 keynote may have been blander than a microwave meal, but it did offer one worthwhile snippet regarding the firm's sales targets for its next generation machine. Taking to the stage - and chatting in fluent Japanese - group president Andrew House confirmed that the platform holder intends to shift five...

News: Good Grief, Grand Theft Auto V Coined Over $800 Million in a Day

Good Grief, Grand Theft Auto V Coined Over $800 Million in a Day

Officially the fastest-selling game ever in the UK

Grand Theft Auto V raked in an absolutely staggering $800 million during its first day on the market, securing the largest volume of launch day sales in the sandbox series’ history. "We are incredibly proud of Rockstar Games' creative achievement and could not be more pleased with the success of...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: This Is Why Vita Needs Monster Hunter

Japanese Sales Charts: This Is Why Vita Needs Monster Hunter

In the shadows of giants

A former PlayStation Portable breadwinner, Monster Hunter’s curious absence has been felt ever since the PlayStation Vita’s release. But the great dinosaur-sized hole is more pronounced than ever at the moment, as the hotly anticipated Monster Hunter 4 has just deployed on the Nintendo 3DS in Japan. Unsurprisingly,...

News: Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Helps Series Conjure 1.4 Million Sales Worldwide

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Helps Series Conjure 1.4 Million Sales Worldwide

Magic numbers

Together with its Japan-only DS counterpart, the delightfully designed and visually stunning PlayStation 3 JRPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has helped Level 5's series accumulate approximately 1.4 million sales worldwide. “The franchise has been very well received in EMEA, and as a result of its quality, has reached an...