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Square Enix Steam sale photo
Square Enix Steam sale

Raid Square Enix's tomb with this weekend's Steam sale

This sale are sick
Feb 07
// Jason Faulkner
This weekend's Square Enix Publisher Weekend sale has some ridiculous deals. Some of my childhood favorites that I didn't even know made it to PC are on there, including the whole Legacy of Kain series. Here's some of the hig...
Monument Valley sales photo
Monument Valley sales

Games aren't cheap: It cost $1.4 million to make Monument Valley and its DLC

And other refreshingly transparent stats
Jan 15
// Jordan Devore
With so much crap out there, it's pleasant to see the mobile-games marketplace value quality. Ustwo Games has released a bunch of data for its delectable iOS and Android puzzler Monument Valley, including sales and revenue fi...
Big sale photo
Big sale

Over 60 games discounted for PlayStation's 20th anniversary sale

Such PS4 classics as Rocksmith 2014 Edition
Jan 13
// Steven Hansen
Until January 19, a bunch of things are on sale in the PlayStation Store, from PS4 games (most of which you can probably ignore) to PS1 classics. The latter account for much of the PlayStation Vita section (plus PSP games--Ta...

Final Fantasy leads PC games Winter Sale

From III to XIII-2
Dec 06
// Dealzon
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Winter is coming as Ned Stark would say, and so are the PC games holiday sales. This week several digital gaming...
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Black Friday PC Sales

What PC games did you pick up on Black Friday?

Gabe's seen your Steam library, and he thinks you have great taste in games
Nov 29
// Rob Morrow
Here we are again, Destructoid. Another Black Friday has come and gone, leaving in its wake sad, emptied wallets and hard drives filled to capacity. Seriously, I just upgraded to a 2TB SSHD and I've already had to move f...
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The PlayStation Store is full of sales

Plus permanent price changes, expiring discounts
Oct 29
// Steven Hansen
Feeling consumeristic today? There are a bunch of dripping hot slimy dealz on the PlayStation Store right now. You can see them on the Internet version of the store here. You can also peep the PlayStation Blog for the we...
Smash 3DS sales photo
Smash 3DS sales

Super Smash Bros. 3DS has sold over 2.8 million copies worldwide

It's very clear why Nintendo didn't just want a Wii U version
Oct 07
// Chris Carter
Nintendo has just sent word to Destructoid that Super Smash Bros. 3DS has sold over 2.8 million copies worldwide. This number includes every region, as well as both the physical and digital versions of the game (Nintendo...
Monaco tops 1MM sales photo
Monaco tops 1MM sales

Monaco: What's Yours is Mine sells 1 million

Indie stealth action game achieves major milestone
Sep 13
// Kyle MacGregor
Sales of stealth action game Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine have surpassed the one million mark, developer Pocketwatch games announced this week. Monaco was the big winner at GDC's Independent Games Festival in 2010, ...
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PC games

Half of PC gamers will wait for a sale before buying games

A recent survey casts some interesting light on digital sales
Sep 10
// Alasdair Duncan
If there's one phrase you get used to hearing when talking about PC games, it's "I'll wait for a bundle or sale." It's common knowledge if you wait a while, you can get a better price through places like Steam, Green Man Gami...
P4U tops Japan charts photo
P4U tops Japan charts

Persona 4 Ultimax tops Japanese sales charts

Yo-Kai Watch 2 dethroned after nearly two months as Japan's best-seller
Sep 03
// Kyle MacGregor
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax made its debut atop the Japanese software charts with 89,000 units sold, according to the latest figures from sales tracking authority Media Create. In doing so, the fighting game from Atlus and Arc Sy... photo

You've got 4 days to buy 35 games from before they're gone

Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Red Faction will be removed from sale
Aug 30
// Alasdair Duncan
One of the assumptions of buying games digitally is that you assume they'll always be available. That's sadly not the case, but is offering discounts on 35 games that it will be removing from its catalog on Septe...
Capcom sale photo
Capcom sale

3DS, Wii U Capcom games on sale

I don't want any of them, do you?
Aug 29
// Steven Hansen
A bunch of Capcom eShop 3DS and Wii U games are on sale until the morning of September 4.  Writing about Capcom just makes me want to replay every Clover game and Resident Evil 4. At least Mega Fans are getting good Mega Man alternates.
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gamescom gave Wii U game pre-orders a nice bump on Amazon

Well, yeah, there's a lot of good stuff on the way
Aug 21
// Jordan Devore
Recapping data provided by Amazon, MCV reports that Wii U games saw an 8.67 percent increase in pre-orders following gamescom, while pre-orders for PS4 titles were up 5.16 percent and Xbox One software reservations rose by 2....
Yo-Kai Watch 2 sales photo
Yo-Kai Watch 2 sales

Yo-Kai Watch 2 has sold over two million copies

Well, that didn't take long
Aug 13
// Kyle MacGregor
Yo-Kai Watch 2 only just launched in Japan last month, but the Nintendo 3DS role-playing game has already managed to sell 2,093,992 units, according to the number crunchers at Media Create. Congrats, Level-5! ӎ...
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MGS V: Ground Zeros

MGS V: Ground Zeros on PS4 outsells Xbox One version 3 to 1

Because of course it does
Aug 06
// Kyle MacGregor
Konami has announced results for its fiscal quarter ending June 30, revealing Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes sales on PlayStation 4 trebled those of the Xbox One release. It isn't all that surprising, though. The...

Diablo III sold 20 million copies worldwide

The original and Reaper of Souls across all platforms
Aug 05
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Diablo III has been performing rather well for Activision Blizzard. Since it released in 2010, Diablo III has sold over 20 million copies worldwide on all platforms. That's combined with Reaper of Souls too. Activision a...
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Atlus 3DS sale

PSA: Four Atlus games on sale on 3DS eShop

Buy 'em if you want, or don't; I'm not a cop
Jul 23
// Steven Hansen
If you need a dang long game to hold you over until Persona Q's release, perhaps something else from Atlus is your vice. Provided you didn't pay for them all the other times they seem to have gone on sale (in North America; sorry, Europe). Devil Survivor Overclocked ($14.99)Shin Megami Tensei: Soul Hackers ($14.99) Shin Megami Tensei IV ($24.99)Code of Princess ($14.99)
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Dishonored is $4.99 in the yearly QuakeCon Steam sale

The Elder Scrolls Online is also making its Steam debut
Jul 17
// Alasdair Duncan
The horribly cynical part of me is wondering what's going to actually happen at this year's QuakeCon; now that John Carmack is gone from the company and Doom 4 still just exists as a trailer, is there much to look forward to?...
Puzzle & Dragons 3DS photo
Puzzle & Dragons 3DS

Puzzle & Dragons Z ships over 1.5 million on 3DS

Just another victory for the opium-laced Pokťmon-Bejeweled hybrid
Jul 17
// Kyle MacGregor
Puzzle & Dragons Z shipments have exceeded the 1.5 million mark, GungHo Online announced today. The Nintendo 3DS iteration of GungHo Online's trendy role-playing puzzle game launched last December, topping charts in its o...
Japanese game sales photo
Japanese game sales

Japan: The PS3 is beating the Wii U in sales in 2014

3DS is king, though
Jul 09
// Steven Hansen
Following news of the PS4 not quite picking it up in Japan, we know have a fuller picture of the first half of 2014 in Japan. Hardware sales are up, software sales are down, and it's not new hardware that's shifting any more ...
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Big sale tomorrow

Xbox sale: Zoo Tycoon, Titanfall & a bunch of 360 games

Half off Ground Zeroes
Jul 07
// Steven Hansen
The following will be available tomorrow only, very helpfully without prices. Thanks. At least you can click links to check the pricing here.  
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Celebrate Canada Day with a Steam sale

Because you've all still got money left after the summer sale, right?
Jul 01
// Alasdair Duncan
I'll be honest, being from Scotland means I don't know about a lot about Canadian culture; I know there's some great Canadian bands (Fucked Up, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Buck 65) and I know there's also some pish ones (you... photo

Keep your eyes on to get some free games

Flash deals are coming at you fast!
Jun 24
// Alasdair Duncan's summer sale format is something that almost single handily justifies tabbed web browsers. Whilst its range of flash deals have been worth keeping an eye on, this 24-hour Adrenaline Rush promotion will be offering fr...
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PS4 shortages

Sony: PS4 shortages resulting in some lost sales across Europe

'We havenít yet caught up with the initial demand across Europe'
Jun 19
// Steven Hansen
"We haven't yet caught up with the initial demand across Europe," Fergal Gara, Managing Director of Sony Computer Entertainment UK told TrustedReviews. "We are still dealing with the day one market."  I don't make i...
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Watch Dogs, PS4 top May software and hardware sales the United States, at retail
Jun 17
// Steven Hansen
The PlayStation 4 was once again the top selling console in May of 2014, though we haven't had a specific sales numbers update from anyone in a while. As for software, Ubisoft's day-one sales record holder Watch Dogs, re...
Bandai sales photo
Bandai sales

Bandai Namco announces Nintendo summer sales

Namco Bandai Bandai Namco
Jun 06
// Chris Carter
Starting today on the 3DS and Wii U eShop, Bandai Namco is rolling out a number of sales that will last until June 29. The discounts range all the way up to 72% off, and affect a few big-ticket games as well as a few duds. On...
Tropico 5 sales photo
Tropico 5 sales

Tropico 5 off to the best start in the series

Island girl
Jun 04
// Steven Hansen
Tropico 5 is out on PC (unless you're waiting for the US retail release of June 17) and it's been the best launch in the series, "with worldwide sales reaching over six figures." It was big in Germany and the UK. Xbox 360 and Mac versions are due out this summer with a PS4 version to follow in fall.
Watch Dogs photo
Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs sold four million copies in its first week

Prepare for sequels
Jun 03
// Jordan Devore
Ubisoft had high hopes for Watch Dogs and it turns out they were warranted. The game had a record-breaking first 24 hours for the company, but that was just the beginning. At four million copies sold during its first week of ...

Mario Kart 8 sells more 1.2 million units worldwide this past weekend

Luigi throwin' shade
Jun 02
// Dale North
Fastest-selling Wii U game ever? That's Mario Kart 8, which sold more than 1.2 million units worldwide over its first weekend, starting May 29 and 30. This counts Japan, Europe, and the Americas.  That's a pretty go...
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Mario Kart 8 drives Wii U hardware sales up 666% in the UK

The blue shell was thrown by Nintendo
Jun 02
// Alessandro Fillari
After nearly two years of being on the ropes, Nintendo's troubled console has finally gotten a pick-me-up. And a major one at that. With the release of Mario Kart 8, which secured the #2 spot in the UK for most sales during t...

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