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More like Mario Kart 8 million: Here are the Wii U and 3DS best-sellers

Nintendo might not want to tell us how much its new Switch console will cost, but it is starting to close the book on the Wii U and its dedicated handhelds by announcing the top-selling Wii U and 3DS games. These figures are through Septemb...   read


PlayStation discounts all the Assassin's Creed games by at least half

You don't have to rely on one of Desmond's ancestors to do the slash, slash, slashing right now; PlayStation has already done it. A new PlayStation sale discounts every Assassin's Creed title by at least 50 percent. That includes everything...   read

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Xbox One gets another temporary price cut, now $249

Long gone are the days of Microsoft's $500 console. The machine that was revealed in May of 2013 has undergone several price cuts, some temporary and some permanent. The frequent discounts feel like an implicit admission that half a thousan...   read

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Battleborn is insanely cheap in this week's Humble Bundle

Much ado has been made about Battleborn's fledgling player count, a statistic that's especially worrying given that the game launched less than three months ago. That number's bound to increase now, all thanks to a particularly fantastic Hu...   read

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Amazon Prime Day

Amazon has more than 6,000 video game items on sale for Prime Day

I don't think I've ever been so conflicted when writing about an Amazon games sale. Like, more than 6,000 things are on sale. That seems like something you'd want to know about, right? At the same time, the sheer scope of this event makes i...   read

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Ultimate Game Sales

It's time to rummage through the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale's 250+ deals

Ah, who doesn't love the time-honored tradition of finding a bargain bin flooded with cheap media and then getting elbow-deep in plastic cases? There might be a real gem down there! Dig deeper! Maybe build a levee with the duds; that way yo...   read

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Xbox Store sale
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Xbox's Ultimate Game Sale is next week

Microsoft's yearly Ultimate Game Sale isn't here just yet -- it'll run July 5 through July 11 -- but I figured a quick heads up might save some of you from buying a game this week only for it to go on sale soon. And, also, I not-so-secretl...   read

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PSN Flash Sale

Kick your weekend off with this PlayStation Flash Sale

Steam's not the only one who can throw a proper sale. PlayStation just launched one of its vaunted Flash Sales, meaning that there are a bunch of discounted games on PS4, PS3, and Vita right now. Exactly 70 items have their prices slashed. ...   read

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Overwatch sales

7 million of you are playing Overwatch

If the deluge of Overwatch porn wasn't enough indication, Blizzard's Team Fortress 2-with-waifus first-person shooter is a hit. The company announced, "more than 7 million players have fought for the future in Overwatch, logging more than 1...   read

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Holy crap, Overwatch sold out on Amazon

The last time something I wanted on Amazon was sold out, it was the behind-the-scenes book Hamilton: The Revolution, and even that was an understandable cultural flashpoint. It's Hamilton -- the musical you literally cannot e...   read


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Xbox One

Amazon really wants to get rid of these Xbox Ones

The closest thing we have to confirmation of new Xbox One hardware at E3 is the way that retailers are trying to liquidate their stock of the old models. Seriously, it's crazy. The deals have been so good that some sort of an upgraded Xbox ...   read

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Xbox One

A robust Xbox One bundle is Amazon's Lightning Deal right now

All signs point to some new model of the Xbox One being revealed at E3 as every retailer scrambles to clear their inventory of the existing models. That has led to a number of deals on Microsoft's console, a good trend for those looking to ...   read

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Capcom financials

Resident Evil 0 remaster sold 800,000

Capcom's continued plan to remaster old Resident Evil games is paying off. "Last fiscal year Resident Evil 0 HD remaster performed favorably with approximately 800 thousand units sold," Capcom president Haruhiro Tsujimoto said. "and additio...   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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Devolver sale

Steam has a whole bunch of Devolver Digital games on sale

Devolver Digital and Steam are making it easier to part with your money this weekend. The newest sole-publisher-focused Steam sale highlights Devolver games, and there are some real bangers up for grabs. Let's get weird. Downwell for a meas...   read

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Xbox sale

Microsoft has a lot of Xbox exclusives on sale this week

Every week, Microsoft discounts a handful of Xbox titles as a part of its Deals with Gold program. This week, that sale has a little extra oomph as an additional Microsoft Studios promotion is included. Until May 9, a good number of Xbox On...   read

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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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DOAX sales et al

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 sold well outside Japan

Koei Tecmo has revealed sales numbers for its recent titles including Dead or Alive Xtreme 3. The saucy stew from which the latter was borne, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, tops the KT financial reports (translated by Gematsu) at 600,000 down...   read

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Sony made more money with just PSN than Nintendo did all year

Sony’s PlayStation Network made more money last year than the entire Nintendo company put together. Following Ninty’s financial statement yesterday, people cleverer than me noticed that PSN alone generated ¥529.1bn, compar...   read

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Nintendo's profits drop 61 percent, but digital sales are on the up

According to today's financial report, Nintendo profits have dropped 61 percent. The company had hoped to hit a profit of ¥17 billion, but Nintendo’s latest financial results show a net profit for the close of fiscal yea...   read

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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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Metal Gear Solid PSN sale

PSN sale offers a week of cheap Metal Gear Solid

Oh heck yes Metal Gear Solid VR Missions (PS1) for $3. The PlayStation Network is having a Metal Gear Solid series sale through April 4. It spans PSP, PS Vita, PS3, and PS4 and, well, the series' life on PlayStation. There's even Metal Gear...   read

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Resident Evil

Capcom celebrations continue with big Resident Evil discounts

To celebrate Resident Evil’s 20th anniversary, Capcom has discounted a buttload of new and classic Resi games across a range of platforms that aren’t owned by Sony (nope, I have no idea why, either, but I'll keep you posted if t...   read

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Division keeps on truckin

The Division has best-selling week one for any new IP

The Division shares its DNA with a lot of Ubisoft games but it is technically not a sequel and it isn't exactly based on existing property (despite the "Tom Clancy's" in the title). That makes it a "new IP."  And this new IP went beyon...   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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