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News: UK Sales Charts: Destiny Rocket Jumps into Podium Position

UK Sales Charts: Destiny Rocket Jumps into Podium Position

Strong showing from Activision's new super series

It would have been a bigger surprise this week if Destiny had failed to land in the top spot, but, as expected, it’s rocketed straight to the summit. The next big game from Bungie sold best on the PlayStation 4, and also smashed new intellectual property records in the process. As a result,...

News: Unsurprisingly, Destiny Sold Best on PS4 in the UK

Unsurprisingly, Destiny Sold Best on PS4 in the UK

And it's the biggest thing since sliced bread

The critical reception may be a boiling pot of piping hot and lukewarm, but that hasn’t stopped Destiny from achieving the biggest new intellectual property launch in the UK, brushing aside Watch Dogs, which was the previous record holder. Unsurprisingly, the PlayStation 4 version sold best on British...

News: What's the Best Price for Destiny PS4 in the UK?

What's the Best Price for Destiny PS4 in the UK?

Moon dust

Bloomin’ heck, we always suspected that Destiny was going to be a bloody big deal, but even we weren’t expecting the fanfare that has manifested around the first-person shooter over the past few days. Earlier today, Sony revealed that it’s treating the release like one of its own, while there are plenty of reports of ridiculous...

News: Wow, the PlayStation 4 Is Utterly on Fire in the UK

Wow, the PlayStation 4 Is Utterly on Fire in the UK

Already surpassed one million units sold

In console war terms, the PlayStation 3 lost in the UK. Not only did it sell significantly less than its closest competitor the Xbox 360, but it also fell behind in mindshare. Stores would stick Sony’s latest releases right to the back of their video game sections, and newspaper promotions would always...

News: UK Sales Charts: Diablo III PS4 Sucks Out The Last of Us' Soul

UK Sales Charts: Diablo III PS4 Sucks Out The Last of Us' Soul

Grim reaper

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition has looted The Last of Us Remastered’s fungal infected corpse, breaking the Naughty Dog developed exclusive’s four week winning streak by topping the UK sales charts. The first-party release finished up in second, one spot ahead of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, which grew up...

News: What's the Best PS4 Bundle in the UK? This Destiny Pack Is Priced Astronomically Low

What's the Best PS4 Bundle in the UK? This Destiny Pack Is Priced Astronomically Low

Cheap as chips

Sony has sold 10 million PlayStation 4 consoles since its launch last year, making it one of the fastest selling systems of all time. However, we’re sure that it’s looking at the fast-approaching holiday season with wide eyes, as it’s typically in the second Christmas that consoles truly take off. And with the likes of Destiny,...

News: UK Sales Charts: PS4 Exclusive The Last of Us Remastered Endures Another Week

UK Sales Charts: PS4 Exclusive The Last of Us Remastered Endures Another Week

"We are survivors, Tess"

There’s so little change in this week’s UK sales chart that we considered skipping it entirely and digging straight into the good stuff. That wouldn’t be especially professional, though, would it? As such, here’s your weekly British best sellers report: The Last of Us Remastered is still on top. The exclusive title...

News: UK Sales Charts: The Last of Us Remastered Stumbles Upon Fifth Biggest Launch of the Year

UK Sales Charts: The Last of Us Remastered Stumbles Upon Fifth Biggest Launch of the Year

All of that foraging paid off

Naughty Dog’s hard work porting re-release The Last of Us Remastered to the PlayStation 4 wasn’t for nothing, as the next-gen escapade has attained the fifth biggest launch of the year in the UK – an impressive feat considering that 90 per cent of the nation’s living it up in Alicante right now. It also secured...

News: What's the Best Price for The Last of Us Remastered PS4 in the UK?

What's the Best Price for The Last of Us Remastered PS4 in the UK?

Cheap and cheerful

There’s a good chance if you’re reading this that you’re at least thinking about picking up The Last of Us Remastered for your PlayStation 4. Naughty Dog’s next-gen re-release has been garnering some pretty impressive review scores around the web, and regardless of whether you’ve played the game before, we suspect that...

News: UK Sales Charts: Watch Dogs Reconnects with the Top Spot

UK Sales Charts: Watch Dogs Reconnects with the Top Spot

Hanging on the telephone

After a few weeks with shoddy signal, Ubisoft’s sandbox smash Watch Dogs has re-established a connection with the summit of the UK sales charts. The title had been obstructed by Sniper Elite III, which has slipped into second position this week. FIFA 14 mirrored the Netherlands in third, while Wolfenstein: The New Order...

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: 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...