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By Asif Khan   //   November 22, 2017 2:15 PM

Steam Autumn Sale 2017 - Best Deals

There are over 6700 games currently for sale on Steam, and Shacknews has round up some of the best deals.

By Steve Watts   //   June 16, 2014 5:10 PM

May NPD: New game launches rule the roost

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.
By Ozzie Mejia   //   March 13, 2014 5:30 PM

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

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. Meanwhile, Square Enix crashes onto the Top 10 software sales with Thief, Lightning Returns, and Bravely Default, but can't topple Call of Duty.
By Alice O'Connor   //   January 14, 2014 7:30 AM

DayZ sells 1 million copies in 4 weeks

"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, sales were at 875,000 copies last week so this isn't a huge surprise, but one million is a big round number, and that is a fun jibe from Hall.
By Steve Watts   //   January 10, 2014 8:30 AM

Nintendo 3DS software sales up 45% in 2013

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   January 7, 2014 6:45 AM

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

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 copies over the past three weeks. Players better be prepared for a bumpy ride, though, as Spanel says DayZ's not expected to hit beta status "sooner than the end of 2014."