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Battleborn

A graphics card overclocking program has more Steam users than Battleborn

When Battleborn launched a few weeks ago, the response was uh… muted, to say the least. At best it’s an okay FPS-MOBA hybrid, at worst it’s not much more than a wet fart in a lift. It’s also leaking players like the...   read

 
 
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Steam Summer Sale 2016

Steam Summer Sale 2016 date leaks

If you've been filling up your swear jar all year (Damn! Piss! Shit!), ready to empty it on Steam's regular Summer Sale, put in for your day off ahead of time. Reddit's MrFreemanBBQ has leaked some alleged confidential information from Valv...   read

 
 
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Pokken Tournament
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Pokken Tournament has outsold Street Fighter V in the US

Pokkén Tournament on Wii U has outsold Street Fighter V on PS4 in the US.  The news -- which originates from the NPD Group US Games Industry report for April 2016 -- was shared on Twitter by industry analyst ZhugeEX.   The ...   read

 
 
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Capcom

Capcom will give games 'more time' following Street Fighter V's lacking launch

Street Fighter V came in under expectations with 1.4 million sales. The general consensus seems to be that what was there at launch just wasn't enough -- it needed more time. That's certainly how I felt as a dormant fan of the series who ne...   read

 
 
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Stellaris

Stellaris is a record-breaker for Paradox Interactive

Paradox is off to a fantastic start with Stellaris. The grand strategy sci-fi game drew in 68,000 simultaneous players on its first day, surpassing Cities: Skylines, the company's previous record-holder for most concurrent players at launch...   read

 
 
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SFV sales

Street Fighter V sales fall short of Capcom's expectation

Capcom predicted Street Fighter V would move 2 million units by the end of March. It failed to meet that number. Instead, Capcom reports it had sold 1.4 million copies of its new fighter between the PC and PS4 release (including physical an...   read

 
 
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Kirby

Kirby: Planet Robobot was the best selling game in Japan last week

While the rest of the world has to wait until mid-June to try Nintendo's new Kirby: Planet Robobot, Japan gets a significant head start. The pink fluffball's latest 3DS romp released in Japan on April 28, and it was the best selling ga...   read

 
 
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Slippy, not Grippy
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Star Fox Zero sales off to a series-worst in Japan

I am legitimately unsure why Nintendo feels like Star Fox should get a nod over a lot of its existing, untouched properties COUGH METROID COUGH COUGH and it seems like I'm not alone. Last week we saw the Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard dou...   read

 
 
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Deals

1TB Xbox One falls under $300 again plus Battleborn discounts

The Xbox One inventory exodus continues. This weekend, we have a 1TB Holiday Bundle back at its historic low price of $289. From a big retailer, no less (Newegg)! Couple this with the other Xbox One bundle deals we've been seeing in the pas...   read

 
 
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Deals

Ten bucks for Rocket League and Shadow of Mordor on PC make a return

Move over Jackson/Tubman/whoever's on the bill these days, because you only need a Hamilton now for Rocket League. This weekend, Green Man Gaming is running two sales, with hot discounts on a few notable titles. Rocket League drops to $9.60...   read

 
 
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Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank on PS4 is the series' fastest-seller

I've seen a lot of love for the new Ratchet & Clank game, but I couldn't tell if that was the social media echo-chamber effect or if there really were a bunch of people getting way into Insomniac's refresh of the PlayStation 2 original ...   read

 
 
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Nostalgia

The Pokemon re-releases were downloaded 1.5 million times

We touched on Nintendo's financial results for the fiscal year ended March 2016, noting that profits fell 60.6 percent in part because of a "lack of major titles," but there was another breakout tidbit that caught my eye: the Pokémon...   read

 
 
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Stardew Valley

Indie darling Stardew Valley passes one million sales

Last we heard, the feel-good farming sim Stardew Valley had sold some 425,000 copies on Steam. It's been about a month since then, and in that time, the figure has ballooned past a million. "It's actually at 1,007,000 [copies sold] as of no...   read

 
 
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Amazon

European Amazon's got a huge PC gaming sale going on this week

Were you looking at upgrading your gaming setup? If you were, this week might be the perfect week to do it, because Amazon Europe is running a huge sale on various bits of gaming tech, starting today (April 4) and ending on April 10. Comput...   read

 
 
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Division did well too

Pokken, Digimon dethrone The Division in this week's Japanese sales

The PlayStation 3 (three) is outselling the Xbox One (uh, 1?) by 16 times in Japan last week (March 14 through 20). The PS3 sold 18 times as much as the Xbone the prior week. Still funny! Also, the Vita remains steady as heck in Japan. ...   read

 
 
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Firewatch sales

Firewatch has sold half a million copies in a month and change

The walking and boombox pitching simulator, Firewatch, has sold over half a millions copies since launching in early February. We already knew the game was selling well (even beating out SFV and Far Cry Primal on the PlayStation store), but...   read

 
 
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The Division

The Division is now the UK's biggest Q1 launch of all-time

The Division has become the UK’s biggest Q1 game launch of all time.  The online shooter shot to number one on its debut last week, smashing the previous record set by Gran Turismo 4 waaaaay back in 2005. 54% of sales were for th...   read

 
 
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PSN

Firewatch beats Far Cry Primal, Street Fighter V on PSN chart

Last week, Firewatch studio Campo Santo revealed its first game had outsold the team's, "wildest expectations." It turns out Firewatch also outsold a couple of last month's most high-profile games -- Far Cry Primal and Street Figh...   read

 
 
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Mad Catz

Mad Catz to lay off over a third of staff

Over a third of Mad Catz staff will be let go by the end of April 2017. Following missed financial targets, the hardware company is expected to save $5 million by cutting 37% of staff. Despite having its second-highest quarter to date (a 11...   read

 
 
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The Witness

The Witness has already brought in $5 million

Expanding on his initial hints about how The Witness is selling, designer Jonathan Blow has shared more detailed numbers. On PC and PS4, the mind-melting puzzle game "has totalled over $5 million USD gross revenue in the first week, an...   read

 
 
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2015 hardware/software

PS4 sells most consoles in 2015 but all 3 had strong holidays

Aside from revealing the continued dominance of Call of Duty, the 2015-in-review NPD data also tracked hardware performance throughout the year. Despite the lack of a killer exclusive, PS4 outsold the Xbox One in December, and throughout 20...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty sales

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is 2015's best-seller, series tops 250 million sold

Call of Duty: Black Ops III launched November 6. That means that is was for sale for less than two months in 2015. Despite this, Black Ops III was the best-selling video game of 2015 according to NPD data. While NPD data only accounts for p...   read

 
 
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PSN sale

PlayStation Store 'Essentials' sale makes some bold claims

Lest you miss out on "essential" pieces of gaming history like Call of Duty: Ghosts or Watch Dogs, the PlayStation Store has some major deals on "must owns" through Monday (January 18). Most things are at least half off and there are also o...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter X

2015 was the Japanese games industry's worst year on record

According to Famitsu’s annual report (via VG24/7), the Japanese games industry was worth ¥321 billion - that’s a 13 percent drop from the previous year. Although these figures do not take into account digital sales (which, l...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront

Recent Star Wars games generate over $1 billion in sales

Star Wars Battlefront is thought to have sold six million units since its launch in November 2015. In an interview to Fortune, analysts estimated how recent Star Wars releases are performing, including Battlefront and Disney Infinity. ...   read

 
 
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