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10:00 AM on 06.04.2014

Not even Mario Kart 8 can get people to buy the Wii U

Mario Kart 8 sold more than 325,000 boxed copies during its opening week in Japan, according to sales tracking group Media Create. The figure was more than enough to top the nation's weekly software charts, with the runner-up...

Kyle MacGregor





9:30 AM on 06.04.2014

New Vita Super Value Packs coming to Japan

The original Vita models are all so boring and plain. Why not spruce them up with a little color? Japan gets the cool stuff again (as usual) with the launch of Red & Black and Blue & Black models being sold as part...

Brittany Vincent

3:52 PM on 06.03.2014

Practically steal Ni No Kuni for $5 in Sony Flash Sale

Here's a deal that's almost impossible to pass up for any fans of role-playing games. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is only $5 right now during a Sony Flash Sale. That's so stupidly cheap! There are a few other decent ...

Brett Makedonski

3:00 PM on 05.27.2014

Xbox One Kinect and Forza 5 bundle $120 off at Walmart

If there are still any Xbox One holdouts among you that would like a Kinect included, Walmart is running a pretty nice promotion. For the standard SKU price of $499, you will get an Xbox One with Kinect, a down...

Abel Girmay

1:00 PM on 05.15.2014

Ubisoft shares the top 20 game franchises of the last 9 years

Tons of Ubisoft-related news today. The Division has been delayed, we're getting a new Far Cry, and in general Ubisoft titles have been performing well across the board. In particular, Assassin's Creed IV moved 11 million uni...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

5:15 PM on 05.14.2014

There are like 100 games on sale on the European PlayStation Store

"It’s May and that means… well, I don’t know what it usually means but here’s May Madness." Hah! Agreed. Just don't go the opposite route and do a No Sale November or something. Anyways, just look at ...

Steven Hansen

5:00 PM on 05.14.2014

3DS titles sweeping Japanese weekly sales chart ending May 11

The Japanese weekly sales charts ending on May 11 reveal 14 of the top 20 spots have been overtaken by various 3DS games, including Mario Golf: World Tour, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, and Kirby: Triple Deluxe. Yo...

Brittany Vincent

4:30 PM on 05.14.2014

Pick up a 2DS now through May 17 for just $99

Looking for a reason to pull the trigger on a 2DS but can't bring yourself to because of the price? Nintendo has tweeted a special deal via Target just for you. Starting right now through May 17, pick up the curiously-shaped...

Brittany Vincent

2:15 PM on 05.13.2014

Sony executives reportedly taking a 50% cut in annual pay

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sony CEO Kaz Hirai, along with other executives at Sony, will be forgoing their bonuses, taking up to a 50% cut in annual pay. This news comes ahead of Sony's fiscal year taking place...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:45 PM on 05.02.2014

Ubisale: Bunch of Ubisoft games on sale on GOG this weekend

GOG has GOT a Ubisoft sale this weekend. 60% off a whole host of games. A lot of Might and Magic, along with some Rayman games (you've played Origins, right?), Tom Clancy games, and Prince of Persia games. Most are the price ...

Steven Hansen

6:00 PM on 05.01.2014

3DS XL on top in Japan, hardware in general doing poorly

Media Create Sales released their latest figures in Japan, and the 3DS XL is on top as far as hardware goes, moving 28,000 units. The PS Vita is in second with 22,000 sales. Hardware sales in general are poor all already, as ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:15 PM on 04.28.2014

PSN celebrates Golden Week with amazing sale on Japanese games

Over in Japan, this week is Golden Week. It's a celebration encompassing four national holidays and also makes for the country's biggest travel and shopping season of the year. In honor of the festivities, Sony is hosting a m...

Kyle MacGregor





3:00 PM on 04.26.2014

Thomas Was Alone leaps past one million sales

Thomas Was Alone sales have eclipsed the one million mark, creator Mike Bithell revealed yesterday via Twitter. The minimalist platformer wasn't an overnight success, though. Thomas Was Alone first arrived on Windows and...

Kyle MacGregor

12:30 PM on 04.18.2014

PlayStation 4 outsold Xbox One in March 2014

PS4 sales topped 7 million as of Sony's last count, while Microsoft says upwards of 5 million Xbox One consoles have been shipped to retailers since launch. The former system was the best-seller for March (that's three months...

Jordan Devore

5:30 PM on 04.16.2014

PS4 sales cross 7 million, software sales cross 20.5 million

The PlayStation 4 keeps on selling. On February 8, 2014, global PS4 sales were at 5.3 million. On March 6 it surpassed 6 million sales. As of April 6 it has surpassed 7 million sales. I guess Second Son was enough to keep it ...

Steven Hansen

1:30 PM on 04.09.2014

Pick up Castle Crashers and Battleblock Theater on the cheap this week

Have you heard that The Behemoth makes some pretty good games? It's true! Castle Crashers and Battleblock Theater are two such examples, and you can pick them each up for under $5 on Xbox Live this week. Now, there...

Brett Makedonski