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News: UK Sales Charts: Batman: Arkham Knight Swoops in as the Biggest Launch of 2015 So Far

UK Sales Charts: Batman: Arkham Knight Swoops in as the Biggest Launch of 2015 So Far

The Bat is back

Warner Bros must be making an absolute killing these days. The publisher seems to pump out hit after hit, with Dying Light and Mortal Kombat X both reaching the top of the UK sales charts in recent times. And, perhaps as expected, that success has continued with Batman: Arkham Knight, which has swooped into first place. The caped...

News: UK Sales Charts: The Elder Scrolls Online Explores the Summit

UK Sales Charts: The Elder Scrolls Online Explores the Summit

Back on its throne

Despite a troubled PC launch, the console version of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited has wandered to the top of the UK sales charts. Surprisingly, the game actually sold best on the Xbox One, despite recent role-playing releases like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt faring stronger on Sony's format. It's not clear at the time...

News: UK Sales Charts: Praise the Lord! A Wild PS Vita Game Appears

UK Sales Charts: Praise the Lord! A Wild PS Vita Game Appears

Steins;Gate's punctuation doesn't put punters off

Legacy platform, eh? Not on your nelly! Uber-niche PlayStation 3 and Vita release Steins;Gate has managed to make the UK sales charts Top 40 – and it's the handheld version that sold best. PQube stealthily published the visual novel last week, but that hasn't stopped it from landing the 18th spot...

News: Crikey, Fallout 4 Is Already Available for Pre-Order at a Decent Discount in the UK

Crikey, Fallout 4 Is Already Available for Pre-Order at a Decent Discount in the UK

Drop em' like they're hot

Fallout 4's announcement has sent us all a bit loopy over the past few hours – we're still spinning around on our chairs pulling party poppers and streamers. As expected, then, all of the big retailers are rubbing their hands together gleefully at the prospect of taking on truckloads of pre-orders from eager fans of the...

News: UK Sales Charts: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Is Still Top Wolf

UK Sales Charts: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Is Still Top Wolf

Competition goes splat

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt held onto its position atop the UK sales charts this week, despite competition from Wii U exclusive Splatoon, which was forced to settle for second. We had an inkling things would turn out this way. Grand Theft Auto V, FIFA 15, and Farming Simulator 15 rounded out the top five – an especially...

News: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Breaks a Leg on PS4

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Breaks a Leg on PS4

We did Nazi this coming

As with Project CARS last week, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood sold best at UK retail on the PlayStation 4 by some margin. According to Chart-Track, 67 per cent of physical copies were sold on Sony's system, compared to just 27 per cent on the Xbox One. The game debuted in second on the UK sales charts, despite it deploying...

News: UK Sales Charts: Project CARS Roars to Pole Position on PS4

UK Sales Charts: Project CARS Roars to Pole Position on PS4

Racing ahead

Crowd funded racing game Project CARS has pulled ahead of the pack, scoring the first simulation podium position since GRID 2 all the way back in 2013. The title sold best on the PlayStation 4 – which is not especially surprising considering the lack of similar games on Sony's system – and finished in front of familiar favourites...

News: PS4 Sales Pass 2 Million Units in the UK

PS4 Sales Pass 2 Million Units in the UK

Celebrate good times

Sales of the PlayStation 4 have now surpassed a staggering two million units in the UK, according to a report published by MCV. The console hit the one million units milestone in the region shortly before the holiday rush last year, which means that it's effectively doubled its tally in record time. In fact, the system's selling...

News: UK Sales Charts: Mortal Kombat X Marks the Top Spot

UK Sales Charts: Mortal Kombat X Marks the Top Spot

Fatality attraction

Despite being a Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK, there were no major software releases. This has, of course, resulted in Mortal Kombat X holding onto its position at the top of the territory's sales charts for the third successive week, which means that it only needs to fight off Project CARS in order to match Battlefield...

Rumour: ITV and Channel 4 Streaming to UK PS4s

ITV and Channel 4 Streaming to UK PS4s

'Appy now?

Does anyone even watch television "live" anymore? Fair enough, sporting events are best enjoyed as they happen, but we can't remember the last time that we sat down at 19:00PM on the dot to catch the latest episode of Emmerdale – it's all about on-demand these days. It's frustrating, then, that the PlayStation 4 has been missing the...