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News: UK Publisher and Gamer Charity Weekend Includes World Exclusive Gameplay

UK Publisher and Gamer Charity Weekend Includes World Exclusive Gameplay

Gaming for all

If you hadn't noticed it already topping the trends on Twitter, this weekend marks GameBlast, a 24 hour charity gaming marathon by gamers, for gamers. Everyone is gaming hard all to help donate to Special Effect – a UK game charity devoted to helping those with physical disabilities play games. It isn't just streamers getting...

News: UK Sales Charts: Evolve Seeks Out the Summit

UK Sales Charts: Evolve Seeks Out the Summit

Level up

Finally, the UK sales charts have changed. After weeks and weeks of a samey looking top ten, Evolve and Nintendo's New 3DS have arrived to mix things up. As you'd probably expect, Turtle Rock's four-versus-one affair clawed its way to the top spot, with 48 per cent of copies sold on the PlayStation 4. This was actually one per cent less...

News: UK Sales Charts: There Ain't Nothing to See Here

UK Sales Charts: There Ain't Nothing to See Here

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare back on top

Dying Light should, by right, have given the UK sales charts a bit of shake up this week, but seeing as it only released digitally in Europe last Wednesday, brace yourselves for a familiar top ten. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare did manage to strong arm Grand Theft Auto V from the summit, following a...

News: UK Sales Charts: Saints Row Misses Out on Four More Years

UK Sales Charts: Saints Row Misses Out on Four More Years

Voted out

Saints Row IV: Re-Elected & Gat Out of Hell missed out on the presidency spot in this week's UK sales charts, clawing its way into fourth position overall. Grand Theft Auto V was instead sworn into the White House, completing a third term at the summit of the British best sellers list, while Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and FIFA 15...

News: UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Sits Pretty at Summit

UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Sits Pretty at Summit

Déjà vu

Zzzzz. Forget about the Green Day song Wake Me Up When September Ends, we're writing a new version, and it's called Wake Me Up When the UK Sales Charts Change. There are no surprises in this week's update, with Grand Theft Auto V, FIFA 15, and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare all finishing at the top. Ubisoft trio Far Cry 4, The Crew, and...

News: DriveClub Was the UK's Best Selling Exclusive of 2014

DriveClub Was the UK's Best Selling Exclusive of 2014

Pulling ahead

It may come as a shock to many, but DriveClub, the PlayStation 4 exclusive racer that was plagued by launch issues, was the UK's best selling exclusive game of 2014. The full list, which comes from MCV, takes console bundles into account, but doesn't follow digital sales, so we can probably assume that the gorgeous drive-'em-up sold by...

News: UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Holds Up Top Spot

UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Holds Up Top Spot

Zzz

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has fallen from its perch atop the UK sales charts, with Grand Theft Auto V throwing it from its throne. Rockstar Games' sublime sandbox has enjoyed a resurgence of late due to the release of its PlayStation 4 port, and is likely to maintain momentum later in the month when the PC version is unleashed. To be...

News: Score Your Own Ouija Board with Saints Row IV: Gat Out of Hell on PS4

Score Your Own Ouija Board with Saints Row IV: Gat Out of Hell on PS4

You've Gat to see this

If you thought that Ouija Boards were solely reserved for raising the dead and providing bad teen slashers with some semblance of plot, then you probably wouldn't get a job in Deep Silver's marketing division. The firm has announced that it's teamed up with uber-retailer GAME in the UK in order to giveaway Wee-Ja Boards with...

News: Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

The best of British

If you hadn't already noticed, we're slap bang in the centre of that period where companies beat their chests and boast about the previous year's sales. And hot on the heels of last night's impressive PlayStation 4 install base update, SCEUK has revealed that its next-gen system was the best-selling console in Britain last year...

News: UK Sales Charts: A Familiar Top Five Finishes 2014

UK Sales Charts: A Familiar Top Five Finishes 2014

Over and out

There are absolutely no upsets in the UK Sales Charts this week, as the top five consists of five very familiar franchises. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare held onto the number one spot, but was battled all of the way by Grand Theft Auto V. Elsewhere, FIFA 15 finished in third, ahead of Ubisoft blockbusters Assassin's Creed Unity and Far...

News: This UK PS4 Bundle Comes with Four Blockbuster Games

This UK PS4 Bundle Comes with Four Blockbuster Games

How low can you go?

It's not even Boxing Day yet, but UK retailer GAME is already breaking out the big guns. Despite being historically expensive, the specialist store has been pretty competitive in the hardware space of late – and this £349.99 uber-bundle is one of the best that we've seen so far. It looks like Santa will be arriving early for...

News: How to Buy a 20th Anniversary PS4 Console in the UK

How to Buy a 20th Anniversary PS4 Console in the UK

Without paying exorbitant eBay prices, obviously

All of those cheap and cheerful 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 consoles sold out at the PlayStation ’94 pop-up shop in minutes last week, and were subsequently posted on eBay for astronomical fees. Fortunately, there’s still time for you to get in on the scalping, as Sony has more of the limited...