Sales News


Amazon underwhelms and over-promises with Prime Day deals

By Daniel Perez, Jul 15, 2015 1:20pm PDT

If you felt extremely underwhelmed by today's Amazon Prime Day sale, you weren't alone.


"Meh, I got $60 in assorted electronics accessories for $14. Sure they might have been on sale ..."

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Xbox One and 360 games will receive deep discounts starting next week

By Daniel Perez, Jul 02, 2015 9:51am PDT

Microsoft has announced the return of its Xbox Ultimate Game sale which will take place starting next week.


Report: Steam Summer Sale 2015 taking place on June 11

By Daniel Perez, May 29, 2015 6:35am PDT

We feel a great disturbance in the Force. As if millions of wallets suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced.


"The summer sales are the ones that are always pretty meh right?"

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Humble Jumbo Bundle 3 offers Saints Row 4, GRID 2, and more

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2014 10:30am PST

Humble Bundle has announced their Jumbo Bundle 3, which includes a copy of Saints Row 4, GRID 2, and more.


GOG.com launches fall sale by discounting 700+ DRM-free games

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2014 9:30am PST

GOG.com has launched its Big Fall Sale which discounts over 700 games until November 25.


"Ah ok. The stamp thing didn't make sense at first, but I just didn't scroll down far enough to ..."

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Humble Bundle celebrates Halloween with 'Halloweekly' sale

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 5:30am PDT

Humble Bundle has a Halloween-themed sale going on that discounts a number games, including Among the Sleep, Five Nights at Freddy's and Home.


Steam Halloween Sale discounts 'scariest' games up to 90% until Nov. 3rd

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2014 4:48pm PDT

Valve has announced its Steam Halloween Sale has started today and will last all weekend long.


PlayStation Store celebrates Halloween with 'Sale of the Dead'

By Daniel Perez, Oct 22, 2014 9:00am PDT

Need to buy some downright spooky games? Well, Sony has you covered with its "Sale of the Dead" promotion.


Mario Kart 8 sells 1.2 million worldwide in opening weekend

By Robert Workman, Jun 02, 2014 11:15am PDT

Mario Kart 8 has gotten off to a good start when it comes to sales.


"Every MK8 thread reminds me of this... ..."

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Wii U sells 400K in launch week, 'essentially sold out'

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST

As expected, Nintendo has "essentially sold out" of Wii U's initial launch supply. The company has sold 400K units of its new-generation tablet-integrated console.


"I'm in Mobile, AL. And was just offering some anecdotal evidence of it not being as great as ..."

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Super Mario 3D Land sells 5 million, Zelda: Skyward Sword sells 3 million

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 27, 2012 5:30am PST

It's hard to believe Nintendo isn't profitable when you look at their software sales figures, with multiple million sellers from Mario, Zelda, and Kirby.


"Glad Skyward Sword did well, I think it was my GOTY in retrospect, beating Dark Souls oddly ..."

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Nintendo says 3DS on pace to 'surpass' first-year DS sales

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 11, 2011 3:30pm PST

Nintendo has announced that the 3DS has reached 1.65 million units sold in the US, and is "posed to surpass first-year sales" of the original DS.


"(Not saying the 3DS is a turd, just that it hasn't met expectations.)"

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NBA Jam: On Fire is top PSN download for October

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2011 9:15am PDT

EA Sports' enhanced downloadable version of NBA Jam topped PSN sales last month. Other highlights this month include the vampire-themed standalone Infamous: Festival of Blood adventure and the console port of Crysis.


"This NBA jam is leaps and bounds over the disc they released. Well worth 15%"

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Battlefield 3 sells five million units in first week, says internal EA estimates

By Xav de Matos, Oct 31, 2011 7:00pm PDT

Battlefield 3 has successfully deployed into five million homes worldwide, EA has announced. According to the publishing giant's "internal estimates," it is now "the fastest-selling game in EA's history."


"They call those "story problems" instead of "word problems" now? Well shit. Also I think he ..."

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Angry Birds is top-selling PSN game of the year so far

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 18, 2011 2:45pm PDT

The PS3 is a powerful gaming rig, featuring tons of great downloadable exclusives, like PixelJunk Shooter 2. So no wonder the top-selling game on the PlayStation Network this year is... Angry Birds? Seriously?


"I don't get it either. I love plenty of simple IOS games and have sunk hundreds of hours into ..."

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