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News: UK PS4 Stock Shortages Allow Xbox One to Pull Ahead Over Previous Four Weeks

UK PS4 Stock Shortages Allow Xbox One to Pull Ahead Over Previous Four Weeks

System wars

While you can find a PlayStation 4 if you look here in the UK, the console is far from being readily available. The system has been sold out at most major online retailers since the start of March, and that’s been reflected in the software sales, which have taken a tumble over the past few weeks. In fact, it seems like the lack of...

News: What's the Best Price for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on PS4 in the UK?

What's the Best Price for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on PS4 in the UK?

Snake doesn't pay a premium

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is a brilliant game – but it’s also a short one. Our roving reviewer managed to play through the paltry prologue’s main mission in about 62 minutes, making its £29.99 price tag on the PlayStation 4 look particularly steep. Fortunately, a slew of UK retailers have been

News: Share Your Resident Evil Memories to S.T.A.R. in an Upcoming Capcom Game

Share Your Resident Evil Memories to S.T.A.R. in an Upcoming Capcom Game

Pick your braaains

While the franchise may have infected other platforms, the PlayStation will always represent Resident Evil's true home. New fan or old, we're sure that you have plenty of fond memories that have kept you up at night. And Capcom UK would like you to share your terrifying experiences to stand a chance of winning a cameo in an...

News: UK Sales Charts: Thief Sneaks to the Software Summit

UK Sales Charts: Thief Sneaks to the Software Summit

You've been robbed

Eidos Montreal’s long awaited Thief reboot may have been caught red handed from a critical perspective, but it's still managed to steal a place at the top of the UK sales charts. The title debuted with the second-best week one sales of the year thus far, with the PlayStation 4 iteration outselling its Xbox One counterpart...

Talking Point: Should Sony Respond to Microsoft's UK Xbox One Price Cut?

Should Sony Respond to Microsoft's UK Xbox One Price Cut?

Incredible crisis

You’ve got to hand it to Microsoft, it knows how to react quickly. The Redmond-based manufacturer has been flip-flopping between Xbox One strategies faster than Usain Bolt in sandals, starting all the way back at E3 where the company controversially defended its abhorrent digital rights management policies – only to yank them...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Reclaims League Leadership

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Reclaims League Leadership

Back of the net

Unlike the current Manchester United team, FIFA 14 has managed to make a not-so-dramatic comeback to reclaim its position at the top of the UK sales charts. The soccer simulation – alongside first-person shooter Call of Duty: Ghosts – managed to topple last week’s frontrunner Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, which dropped all...

News: Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on PS4 Heavily Outperforms Xbox One Counterpart in UK

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on PS4 Heavily Outperforms Xbox One Counterpart in UK

Almost 70 per cent of sales come from PS4

Throughout the previous generation, it was extremely rare for the PlayStation 3 versions of multiplatform games to sell best in the UK. Make no mistake, franchises such as Call of Duty and FIFA would almost always chart, but they’d struggle to outsell their infinitely more popular Xbox 360 counterparts...

News: Whoa, PS4 Software Sales Are Swiftly Outpacing the Xbox One in the UK

Whoa, PS4 Software Sales Are Swiftly Outpacing the Xbox One in the UK

Greatness sells

Intense console rivalry may not be healthy or productive, but it sure can be a lot of fun – especially when you're on the winning side. We've known for a while that the PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One in the UK, but it's been a week or two since we've had some fancy numbers to gloat about. PlayStation UK boss Fergal Gara is on...