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1:15 PM on 06.02.2014

Mario Kart 8 drives Wii U hardware sales up 666% in the UK

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...

Alessandro Fillari


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




11:00 AM on 06.08.2013

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon tops PSN charts in US, UK

Like Sergeant Rex Power Colt in a helicopter, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon soared above the rest of the competition on PlayStation Network last month, raining down neon-tinted death upon its enemies from both sides of the Atlantic...

Kyle MacGregor

10:00 PM on 06.03.2013

Fuse debuts in the UK charts at number 37

Whilst many didn't expect it to set the charts alight, it can't be of any comfort to Insomniac Games to know that Fuse entered the UK videogame charts at number 37. Our own Jim Sterling said in his review the game was "lazy" ...

Alasdair Duncan

10:15 AM on 02.04.2013

Ni no Kuni is #1 in the UK, sold out in many shops

I guess a lot of grown-up "mature" gamers, who complained that Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was too "kiddy," were blowing smoke out their asses and bought the Level-5 RPG anyway. According to GfK Chart-Track's UK Top ...

Tony Ponce

1:00 PM on 02.27.2012

UK: Vita games Uncharted, FIFA top software sales charts

The two top-selling software titles in the UK last week were Vita games. Uncharted: Golden Abyss took the #1 spot, and FIFA Football followed directly, beating out console titles UFC Undisputed 3 and FIFA 12. The only other V...

Dale North

8:40 AM on 05.16.2011

UK Charts: Brink smashes into number one

Brink has made it to number one in the UK Charts. You'd have hoped so, since it was developed in Bromley. I used to live in Bromley, opposite a kebab shop, in an apartment frequently visited by a guy who'd drink a pint of his...

Jim Sterling

9:20 AM on 05.03.2011

UK Charts: Portal Kombat reigns supreme

Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat are still sitting pretty atop the UK Charts, and if you ask most gamers, they deserve it! Not much change from last week. Operation Flashpoint: Red River still climbs the charts, Homefront is enjoyi...

Jim Sterling

10:40 AM on 04.26.2011

UK Charts: Portal 2 wins, SOCOM 4 ... not so much?

Last week was one of the biggest release weeks of the year so far, with Portal 2, Mortal Kombat and SOCOM 4 all hitting the streets. Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat have both managed to succeed, capturing the first and second char...

Jim Sterling

12:20 PM on 04.11.2011

UK Charts: Dynasty Warriors 7 makes top ten!

In news that has shocked even this hardcore Dynasty Warriors fan, Dynasty Warriors 7 made it to number ten in the UK Charts this week! This would be the first major sales success for Omega Force outside of Japan since ... wel...

Jim Sterling

9:00 AM on 03.01.2011

UK Charts: Killzone 3 kicks Bulletstorm in the dick

Despite its single-platform nature and arguably less favorable press, Killzone 3 has managed to defeat People Can Fly's Bulletstorm in the United Kingdom. The latest PS3 exclusive comfortably sits at number one, relegati...

Jim Sterling

9:00 AM on 02.07.2011

UK Charts: Dead Space 2 keeps on ticking

Dead Space 2 is enjoying its second consecutive week at the top of the UK Chart, as the sequel sells considerably better than its original, which is awesome. It seems the market has been yet to reward Visceral Games with a sm...

Jim Sterling





10:20 AM on 01.31.2011

UK Charts: Dead Space 2 plasma cuts LBP2 down to size

Visceral's highly excellent Dead Space 2 has made a splash in the United Kingdom, debuting at number one. It shunts LittleBigPlanet 2 down to the second place, which is no bad place to be. In fact, PS3 exclusives don't typica...

Jim Sterling

9:20 AM on 01.24.2011

UK Charts: LittleBigPlanet 2 is bigger than little

It appears that LittleBigPlanet 2 is enjoying a very nice launch, debuting this week at number one. The original LittleBigPlanet did not manage to achieve this, if memory serves, so that's a nice little victory for a nice lit...

Jim Sterling

10:40 AM on 01.04.2011

UK Charts: Black Ops and FIFA trade places

Call of Duty: Black Ops has been knocked into second place ... by FIFA 11. Real original there, UK gamers! With the holiday period being a dry one for game releases, the UK Charts have nothing really interesting going on. You...

Jim Sterling

9:20 AM on 12.20.2010

UK Charts: Black Ops is Christmas Number One

It's the final chart before the Yayzoos' birthday, and that means whichever game sits atop the chart becomes the Christmas Numbah Wan. Of course, if you've got even a sliver of a brain in your pretty little head, you will hav...

Jim Sterling

1:20 PM on 12.13.2010

UK Charts: Black Ops, duuuuh!

Were you expecting anything else? Call of Duty: Black Ops sits comfortable atop the UK Charts yet again, followed by its eternal shadow-sweeper, FIFA 2011. With those two stalwarts in their respective places, third place is a...

Jim Sterling