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Weekend romp
SEGA's successful PC port Valkyria Chronicles has hit a new low since its November 2014 release. Normally a $20 purchase, GMG has launched a SEGA Games sale this weekend where it drops 75% and with a stacking discount hi... read feature

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NPD sales

March NPD: PS4 still the one true king; Battlefield tops software charts


Bloodborne takes No. 2 spot
Apr 16
It's that time of the month again. The time console warriors are able to pull out actual facts to back up their extreme fanboyism in the most heated of forum discussions. Taking the top spot again for hardware was the PlaySta... read
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Ori is doing well

Good vibes: Ori and the Blind Forest is profitable


Moon Studios is one to watch
Apr 09
Oh thank goodness: Ori and the Blind Forest "was already profitable a week after release," according to Moon Studios' Thomas Mahler, and publisher "Microsoft is super happy." Ori wasn't just a delight, it was also something o... read
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Weekend deals

Dirt cheap Inquisition and $200 refurbished Wii U deal


Spring cleaning
Apr 05
Kicking off the Spring PC game sales is the "Origin's Spring Sale", featuring the lowest price ever on Dragon Age: Inquisition - now only $29.99. Dozens of other titles at Origin are also half-off, making the lowest pric... read
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Flying mount time
Earlier this week Square Enix began taking pre-orders for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward - the upcoming first expansion to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Releasing later this summer on June 23rd, the game retails for... read feature

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Pi Day Deals
Totally, definitely, and for realz this time -- Grand Theft Auto V will finally grace PC gamers on April 14. Given the frequent delays and push back (now coming up two years after the game was released on the 360 and PS3) -- ... read feature

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Square Enix Steam sale

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


This sale are sick
Feb 07
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... read
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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
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... read
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Big sale

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


Such PS4 classics as Rocksmith 2014 Edition
Jan 13
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... read
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Final Fantasy leads PC games Winter Sale


From III to XIII-2
Dec 06
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... read
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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
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... read
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Consume!

The PlayStation Store is full of sales


Plus permanent price changes, expiring discounts
Oct 29
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... read
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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
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... read
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Monaco tops 1MM sales

Monaco: What's Yours is Mine sells 1 million


Indie stealth action game achieves major milestone
Sep 13
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, ... read
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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
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... read
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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
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... read
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GOG.com

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


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

3DS, Wii U Capcom games on sale


I don't want any of them, do you?
Aug 29
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. read
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Pre-orders

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
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.... read
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Yo-Kai Watch 2 sales

Yo-Kai Watch 2 has sold over two million copies


Well, that didn't take long
Aug 13
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... read
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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
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... read
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Diablo III sold 20 million copies worldwide


The original and Reaper of Souls across all platforms
Aug 05
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... read
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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
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) read
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QuakeCon

Dishonored is $4.99 in the yearly QuakeCon Steam sale


The Elder Scrolls Online is also making its Steam debut
Jul 17
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?... read
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Puzzle & Dragons 3DS

Puzzle & Dragons Z ships over 1.5 million on 3DS


Just another victory for the opium-laced Pokémon-Bejeweled hybrid
Jul 17
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... read
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Japanese game sales

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


3DS is king, though
Jul 09
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 ... read
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Big sale tomorrow

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


Half off Ground Zeroes
Jul 07
The following will be available tomorrow only, very helpfully without prices. Thanks. At least you can click links to check the pricing here.   read
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Canada

Celebrate Canada Day with a Steam sale


Because you've all still got money left after the summer sale, right?
Jul 01
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... read
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GOG.com

Keep your eyes on GOG.com to get some free games


Flash deals are coming at you fast!
Jun 24
GOG.com'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... read
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PS4 shortages

Sony: PS4 shortages resulting in some lost sales across Europe


'We haven’t yet caught up with the initial demand across Europe'
Jun 19
"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... read
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May NPD

Watch Dogs, PS4 top May software and hardware sales


...in the United States, at retail
Jun 17
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... read
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Bandai sales

Bandai Namco announces Nintendo summer sales


Namco Bandai Bandai Namco
Jun 06
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... read






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