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3:30 PM on 02.11.2014

Rust breaks 1M sales, bans several thousand cheaters

Facepunch Studios' multiplayer survival game Rust has achieved one million sales, designer Garry Newman announced on Twitter. With the game getting to the top of the Steam charts and consistently remaining in the number-two s...

Jordan Devore

5:00 PM on 02.07.2014

More than 250,000 people have Gone Home

The Fullbright Company has announced that its award-winning "story exploration" game Gone Home has sold more than 250,000 copies. Speaking to Joystiq, co-founder Steve Gaynor mentioned approximately 80 percent of those sales ...

Jordan Devore

1:00 AM on 02.06.2014

3DS passes 15M sold in Japan; Wii U has outsold Xbox 360

According to the latest Media Create sales data, picked up by NeoGAF, the 3DS has crossed the 15 million units sold mark in Japan. It's catching up to the PSP's 20 million quickly, making 15 million sales in three years, thou...

Steven Hansen

4:30 PM on 02.03.2014

Grand Theft Auto V ships 32.5 million units

How large of a city could someone construct out of all of the copies of Grand Theft Auto V in existence? These are the things I think about while looking at earnings reports. Take-Two reported its fiscal third quarter 20...

Jordan Devore

12:30 PM on 02.01.2014

WayForward celebrates Wii U sales with Spin the Bottle

Nintendo recently announced plans to reward consumers who buy games on their consoles by making future purchases less expensive for them. Like a lot of the stuff they announced at that big press conference, it's actually som...

Jonathan Holmes

10:00 PM on 01.30.2014

Killzone: Shadow Fall has sold over 2.1M copies

Killzone: Shadow Fall was the one big old "next gen" carnival Sony had to stick to its PlayStation 4 and it seems that time in the uncontested limelight proved positive for the underdog series. The PlayStation 4 sold 4.2 mill...

Steven Hansen





8:00 PM on 01.20.2014

Rust has sold over 500,000 copies

Putting the financial success of Steam Early Access title Rust into perspective, designer Garry Newman told GamesIndustry International that in the span of a month the multiplayer survival game "made about 40 percent of what ...

Jordan Devore

5:15 PM on 01.17.2014

Grand Theft Auto V outsells Call of Duty in 2013

For the first time since Wii Play (2008), a Call of Duty game was not the number one selling game of the year. In 2013, that honor goes to Grand Theft Auto V, according to the NPD Group. Given that it brought in $800M day one...

Steven Hansen

10:00 PM on 01.15.2014

Suck on this: Kirby sells huge in 3DS debut

Kirby: Triple Deluxe is looking great. There is still no word on a release date outside of Japan, but in its first week of Japanese availability it has already sold 214,208 copies. That's more four times as much as the number...

Steven Hansen

7:30 PM on 01.14.2014

GameStop reports figures for 2013 holiday period

GameStop still seems to be doing pretty damn well as a business. The major videogames retailer has announced sales figures from the nine-week holiday period, totaling $3.15 billion dollars globally, an increase of 9.3% from 2...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:30 PM on 01.14.2014

Surprising no one, DayZ reaches one million sales

Last we heard, the standalone alpha release of DayZ had passed 800,000 copies sold. It's only been about a week since and the game has reached an important milestone: one million sales. If you were wondering what kind of numb...

Jordan Devore

12:30 PM on 01.14.2014

Facepunch talks about what's next for Rust

In a Rust development update, Facepunch Studios' Garry Newman wrote that "Sales have been strong. Stronger than strong. We really have been knocked on our arses by sales. Our plan was to release the alpha on to Steam in a l...

Jordan Devore

5:15 PM on 01.10.2014

Beyond two sales: Beyond sold over a million copies

Beyond: Two Souls developer Quantic Dream put up this a sort of "thank you" (Ellen) webpage to commemorate selling over one million units before Christmas of last year. Which was also Christmas of like two weeks ago, but also...

Steven Hansen

2:30 PM on 01.10.2014

3DS game sales were up 45 percent last year

It's clear the 3DS is in its prime, but here's some data to back up that sentiment. According to Nintendo, upwards of 16 million packaged and digital games were sold for 3DS last year, representing a more than 45 percent incr...

Jordan Devore

3:00 PM on 12.29.2013

Steam Sale: Spelunky, Risk of Rain, The Swapper

Rounding out the weekend is another handful of great deals over at the Steam store that looked like they were priced by someone from Walmart. Seriously who makes up these prices? If you haven't picked up indie favorites like ...

Wesley Ruscher

7:00 PM on 12.22.2013

Square Enix and Sega serving up some festive mobile deals

Hopping on the old St. Nick bandwagon, both Square Enix and Sega are sharing the holiday spirit with sales on some of their mobile games for iOS and Android platforms.  Highlights from the house that Final Fantasy built ...

Wesley Ruscher