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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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Fallout 4

Fallout 4 has the third biggest UK launch of the year

You might not have noticed, but Fallout 4 released last week. I know, I know, it was kind of snuck out and didn’t get much fanfare, so I totally won’t blame you if you somehow managed to miss it. However, you might be interested...   read

 
 
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Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed Syndicate had the worst UK launch in series history

In case you somehow didn’t notice, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate launched last week. Setting the series predominantly in the UK for the first time (we had a little bit in the opening to AC3), plus being set in the much-loved Victor...   read

 
 
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The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online tops the UK retail charts

Well, this is a surprise. The Elder Scrolls Online is currently at the top of UK retail charts, managing to sell over 100,000 copies in its first week. I really like TESO, but it is a game that released over a year ago to middling reviews o...   read

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto V

GTA 5 physical sales top 5 million in UK alone

Grand Theft Auto V has sold over 5 million copies in the UK. The figures are confirmed by chart company GfK Chart-Track and don't even include download sales (meaning the squillions of recent Steam purchases haven't been...   read

 
 
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UK PS4 Sales

PS4 sales hit two million in the UK

So, we all know how the PS2 is the fastest-selling Sony console of all time in the UK? Well, not anymore. The PS4 has managed to hit two million sales in the UK this past weekend according to MCV, making it the fastest-selling Sony console ...   read

 
 
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Pokmon ORAS

Pokmon ORAS launch captures series record in UK

An abundance of water didn't stop Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire from scoring franchise record launch sales in the United Kingdom last week, according to GfK Chart-Track. The 3DS role-playing games were the nation's ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo

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 the week, Wii U ...   read

 
 
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Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon

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. Yep. The numb...   read

 
 
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Charts

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" and "victim of ...   read

 
 


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Ni no Kuni

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 40, Ni no Kuni ...   read

 
 
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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 Vita title in th...   read

 
 
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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 own piss and d...   read

 
 
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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 enjoying yet more tim...   read

 
 
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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 chart sports respec...   read

 
 
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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 ... well ... forever.&...   read

 
 
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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, relegating Bulletstorm ...   read

 
 
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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 smash hit, despit...   read

 
 
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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 typically stay near t...   read

 
 
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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 little game! Sackb...   read

 
 
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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've got your us...   read

 
 
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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 have guessed the w...   read

 
 
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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 all that's left ...   read

 
 
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UK Charts: Black Ops retakes the gold

Unsurprisingly, Gran Turismo 5's time at the top was a brief respite from Call of Duty: Black Ops, as Activision's latest shooter installment reclaims the number one chart position. Sony's racing simulator has now dropped to fourth place, b...   read

 
 
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UK Charts: Gran Turismo 5 crashes into first

PS3 exclusives often find it very difficult to take the top slot, so there's reason to celebrate in the Sony camp today. Long-awaited racer Gran Turismo 5 has easily seized first place in the UK Chart. Looks like that century of development...   read

 
 
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