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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.

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May NPD: New game launches rule the roost

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2014 5:10pm PDT

PlayStation 4 beat Xbox One for the fifth consecutive month, but next month the $400 XBO goes into effect. In the meantime, new game launches filled several spots on the sales charts, including the top four.

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"PS4 #5 and Xbox One is #36 in the USA. That's not a good sign for microsoft."

- Turd Ferguson see all 12 comments

April NPD: Xbox One still in second as price drop looms

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2014 7:00am PDT

The NPD charts show little change over last month, but NPD says that PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are cumulatively outperforming their predecessors.

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"That's because your point is pedantic. They are ditching their no compromise stance on Kinect. ..."

- LoioshDwaggie see all 8 comments

March NPD: Titanfall takes the victory, but PS4 still winning the war

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2014 3:50pm PDT

The March NPD numbers are in and the PlayStation 4 continues to reign atop the hardware charts, while Titanfall reigns supreme in the world of software sales.

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"I remember last month's NPDs made a huge thing about PS4 selling more units, but Xbox One making ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 12 comments

February NPD: PS4 and Xbox One are neck-and-neck

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 13, 2014 5:30pm PDT

The winner of February's edition of the new console wars depends on how you look at it. According to the NPD Group, PS4 sold more hardware units, while Xbox One made more money in sales (due to its higher price), giving both Sony and Microsoft a case to claim victory. Meanwh...

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"This is basically my issue with it. I didn't like the other infamous games. Which is weird ..."

- thaperfectdrug see all 76 comments

Minecraft surpasses 100 million registered users

By Robert Workman, Feb 27, 2014 12:30pm PST

Minecraft continues to reach new milestones.

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"Only own it on Android when it was two years ago for 0,10€ during Christmas. Haven't really ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 12 comments

January NPD: PS4 punches back at Xbox One, both beat 3DS

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2014 4:30pm PST

January's NPD shows PS4 and Xbox One switching places in their great and terrible dance of hardware sales, but both managed to edge out 3DS this time.

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"maybe but i was just commenting on how there are games. not a large variety yet but there is ..."

- dantastic see all 24 comments

Dead Rising 3 ships one million in first month

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2014 8:00am PST

Capcom has announced that in its first month, Dead Rising 3 shipped one million units to stores.

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""ships" doesn't mean anything, really. How many that SOLD is the better question."

- vertdang see all 4 comments

December NPD: Xbox One beats PS4, but 3DS comes out on top

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 16, 2014 3:45pm PST

Xbox One beat PS4 in console sales in December, but as before, there are a few caveats

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"For reference, 1.4 million 360s shipped by end of 2005. I think they (both) started making ..."

- jake see all 27 comments

DayZ sells 1 million copies in 4 weeks

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 14, 2014 7:30am PST

"So much for the death of PC Gaming," DayZ creator Dean Hall has scoffed, announcing that the zombie apocalypse survival sim's standalone version--which is still only in alpha--has now sold one million copies, less than a month after launching on Steam Early Access. Yes, sal...

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"This is why I'm not touching it yet. I feel that if i start playing it now i will be burned out ..."

- G-3722 see all 14 comments

Nintendo 3DS software sales up 45% in 2013

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2014 8:30am PST

Nintendo boasted today that the 3DS had a successful 2013, with a 45% increase in software sales over 2012. Lifetime sales of the system itself passed 11.5 million last year in the United States.

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"Now, if you think the story sucked in Metroid: Other M, think about how much it would suck if ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 20 comments

DayZ has sold 875,000 copies; in alpha until end of 2014

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 07, 2014 6:45am PST

After a long wait, the alpha version of DayZ finally launched via Steam Early Access on December 16. While it's still very much in alpha, evidently that hasn't been too much of a discouragement for survival fans, as Bohemia Maruk Spanel has revealed the game's sold 875,000 c...

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"death match implies the goal of the game is to kill other players, it's a complete misnomer ..."

- derelict515 see all 19 comments

November NPD: PlayStation 4 tops hardware, with a caveat

By Steve Watts, Dec 13, 2013 8:15am PST

The November NPDs mark the first head-to-head between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and which sold more depends on how you look at the numbers.

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"YA! a bunch of people fought to buy 2 consoles with almost ZERO games worth playing.. excellent! ..."

- clok1966 see all 33 comments

Disney Infinity releases Wreck-It Ralph, Tangled, and Frozen characters

By Steve Watts, Nov 25, 2013 6:30am PST

Disney Infinity has added a few more characters to its line-up: Rapunzel from Tangled, Ralph and Vanellope from Wreck-It Ralph, and Anna and Elsa from Frozen.

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"I too, am a grown man child wanting to play this awesomeness!"

- magic eye master see all 3 comments

Disney Infinity starter set hits 1 million sold

By Steve Watts, Nov 08, 2013 7:00am PST

Disney Infinity's starter set has sold more than 1 million units, a figure that helped move the Disney Interactive division's sales into profitable territory for the quarter.

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"are they making ps4/xbone versions? I would assume so, but when?"

- magic eye master see all 18 comments