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News: UK Sales Charts: The Division, Far Cry Primal Put Ubi on Top

UK Sales Charts: The Division, Far Cry Primal Put Ubi on Top

Ubiquitous software

Ubisoft is on fire, isn't it? The French publisher tends to quietly go about its business these days, smashing records and releasing games that refuse to be removed from the UK sales charts. Take this week's top ten: The Division is in first for a fourth consecutive week, but Far Cry Primal has quietly climbed into second as...

News: PS4, Xbox One Sales Outpacing Predecessors in the UK

PS4, Xbox One Sales Outpacing Predecessors in the UK

Consoles still relevant, it seems

Bad news for all those people who predicted consoles were dying out: the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are doing extremely well in the UK. New data released by GAME reveals that the combined total of new-gen consoles sold tallies 5.1 million units – while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 could only muster 3.5 million...

News: Prepare to Diarrhea! Can You Beat the Dark Souls III PS4 Hot Wings Challenge?

Prepare to Diarrhea! Can You Beat the Dark Souls III PS4 Hot Wings Challenge?

Or are you chicken?

It's often said that fans of the Dark Souls series are masochists, but going 18 rounds with Ornstein is one thing – and eating 20 of Meat Liquor's hot wings is another. Sony and Bandai Namco have teamed up with the Brit gourmet food establishment to giveaway exclusive Dark Souls III 'I Survived' shirts to all those who can...

News: UK Sales Charts: The Division Causes UFC 2 to Submit

UK Sales Charts: The Division Causes UFC 2 to Submit

Twisted its arm

The Division is very much the flavour of the month, so it's no surprise to see it fend off EA Sports UFC 2 in the latest UK sales chart, which finished in second. The sequel bettered sales of its predecessor by 53 per cent, but that wasn't anywhere near enough to overcome Ubisoft's looter shooter. Further down, Call of Duty: Black...

News: Sony: We're in Position to Make 2016 the Most Successful Year in PlayStation History

Sony: We're in Position to Make 2016 the Most Successful Year in PlayStation History

PS4 sales surpass three million units in the UK

Another day, another milestone. This time, the PlayStation 4 has apparently surpassed three million units in the UK. The news comes courtesy of British trade magazine MCV, who cite UK retailers quoting GfK figures. Apparently, the platform surpassed the noteworthy install base sum all the way back in...

News: UK Sales Charts: Killzone Re-Enters as Call of Duty Holds

UK Sales Charts: Killzone Re-Enters as Call of Duty Holds

Shadow fall

There's very little to see in the UK sales charts this week, as Call of Duty: Black Ops III earned its tenth top spot since launch. The title is on sale on the PlayStation 4 right now, so is enjoying something of a second wind. It'll be interesting to see whether Street Fighter V can overcome it, but we're expecting the Capcom brawler...

News: UK Sales Charts: Resident Evil, Life Is Strange Mix Things Up

UK Sales Charts: Resident Evil, Life Is Strange Mix Things Up

Rising S.T.A.R.S.

Praise the gaming gods: there's change in this week's UK sales charts. Don't get too excited, mind – there's not that much for us to write about. But while Call of Duty: Black Ops III clings onto its crown, Resident Evil Origins Collection and Life Is Strange have infiltrated the UK top ten. The former compiles Resident Evil...

News: UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Keeps Truckin'

UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Keeps Truckin'

Rockstar's release up to second as Call of Duty tops

Grand Theft Auto V is an unstoppable juggernaut. The game, which first launched over two years ago, has climbed to second in this week's UK sales charts, proving that there ain't any stopping Rockstar's train. Call of Duty: Black Ops III continued its dominance in first position, while FIFA 16,...

News: UK Sales Charts: Best Sellers, Best Sellers Never Change

UK Sales Charts: Best Sellers, Best Sellers Never Change

Zzz

Nothing to see here, folks. The UK sales charts have barely changed for nearing a month now, and that remains true this week, with Call of Duty: Black Ops III on top yet again. FIFA 16 managed to bump Star Wars Battlefront down into third, while Grand Theft Auto V overtook Fallout 4 in fourth. The only real surprise this time is that Battlefield...

News: UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Beating Call of Duty: Black Ops III

UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Beating Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Back in black

Call of Duty has become such a strange series. Much like FIFA, it feels like – review time aside – the franchise barely gets any coverage on mainstream websites, and yet year after year it dominates the sales charts. Perhaps it spotlights the contrast between so-called "hardcore gamers" and more casual players – but whatever...

News: UK Sales Charts: Call of Duty Clings on to Christmas Crown

UK Sales Charts: Call of Duty Clings on to Christmas Crown

BlOps-ing Day

While it's true that Call of Duty doesn't sell quite as well as it used to, it's still a much stronger brand than virtually all of its peers. Having secured the Christmas crown last week, Black Ops III has once again topped the UK sales charts, having increased its numbers by a whopping 40 per cent. As expected, the PS4 version sold...

News: GAME's Share Prices Plunge as UK Retailer Is Struck by Pre-Christmas Slump

GAME's Share Prices Plunge as UK Retailer Is Struck by Pre-Christmas Slump

Bah humbug

Upper-management at UK retailer GAME will be enjoying Christmas about as much as Louis Van Gaal, as the company's share prices have plummeted by a disastrous 34 per cent today. The decline comes after the chain announced that its UK revenue was down 11.4 per cent compared to the same 21 week period leading up to 19th December in 2014...

News: Recreate Gogglebox with the All 4 App on PS4

Recreate Gogglebox with the All 4 App on PS4

Hollyoaks, here we come

Just in time for Christmas: the All 4 app is launching today on the PlayStation 4. This means that you'll be able to spend your holidays watching old episodes of Peep Show, while simultaneously declaring Homeland's Claire Danes "the one". The app will, of course, include access to Channel 4 catch-up content, as well as...