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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... ..."

- sm00v3d see all 18 comments

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 ..."

- Boxelder see all 15 comments

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.)"

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 4 comments

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%"

- pluto69 see all 3 comments

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 ..."

- peanut- see all 17 comments

NHL 12 breaks franchise records; Facebook game incoming

By Xav de Matos, Sep 20, 2011 4:30pm PDT

NHL 12 breaks records for EA's hockey franchise and EA announces a new free-to-play social game based on the license for Facebook.


"BigBubba lost a tooth in a hockey fight, click here to help him find it! That actually might ..."

- Al_Coholic see all 12 comments

Deus Ex tops weak August NPD sales report

By Garnett Lee, Sep 08, 2011 4:30pm PDT

August NPD sales figures showed a measurable decline from last year but with only five days sales Deus Ex Human Revolution took top honors on the chart.


"They stopped releasing those months ago. It's quite strange... You'd think that they would want ..."

- jacobvandy see all 9 comments

Black Ops sells over 18 million map packs in nine months

By Xav de Matos, Sep 01, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Activision has revealed that Call of Duty fever is going strong, with Black Ops selling 18 million map packs since launching nine months ago.


"That's it! people keep feeding the trash monster, the more you feed it the more he aggressive he ..."

- 3Digital see all 41 comments

Activision reveals sales figures for Black Ops and Modern Warfare 2

By Xav de Matos, Aug 03, 2011 6:00pm PDT

Despite it already being known as the "best-selling game of all time," Activision has shared current unit sales numbers for Black Ops as it compares to Modern Warfare 2.


"I'm sorry... but demographically, your comparing apples to oranges here. In 1 year, the world ..."

- Hiddukel see all 36 comments

Catherine gives Atlus its 'largest launch' ever

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2011 2:45pm PDT

Atlus is known for localizing and publishing niche games for the US market. However, it may have found a big hit on its hands with the recently-released Catherine. Atlus boasted it as "the largest launch in the 20-year history of Atlus."


"The best way to describe it is part "anime film", part "Persona-y dialogue game", part ..."

- the archvile see all 7 comments

Garry's Mod sells a million

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 26, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Creating a physics sandbox seems to be one way to get video game riches. Garry's Mod, a popular "game" available on Steam, hit the one million sales mark over the weekend.


"Oh hey there. I am always infinitely surprised when this pops up. Glad to know other people ..."

- passingstranger see all 18 comments

Portal 2 sells three million

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 22, 2011 10:30am PDT

Portal 2 is quickly on its way towards matching the sales of the original game.


"Globally only 50% have finished Portal 1, so you're not even close in your statement."

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