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News: Deals With Gold and Xbox Binge Watch & Play Sale Combine for a Massive List of Savings

Deals With Gold and Xbox Binge Watch & Play Sale Combine for a Massive List of Savings

Over 30 Xbox 360 games currently on sale

Not only are this week's Deals With Gold offers now in full effect, but the Xbox Binge Watch & Play Sale has also begun, making for one heck of a lengthy list of price cuts. Unfortunately, it's not all good news, as the markdowns are predominately for Xbox 360 content, leaving Xbox One owners to choose...

News: NPD: Xbox One Closes US Sales Gap, But Not By Much

NPD: Xbox One Closes US Sales Gap, But Not By Much

Comparative sales up in quiet month

In what was a barren wasteland of a month for videogame retail in the US - barring the outstanding The Last of Us Remastered for PS4 - Xbox One sales were predictably down in July, but the gap between Microsoft's machine and Sony's was smaller than anticipated. In June, Sony shifted 269,000 units of PS4 hardware,...

News: Deals With Gold, Permanent Price Cuts, and a Big Capcom Sale Aim to Empty Your Wallet

Deals With Gold, Permanent Price Cuts, and a Big Capcom Sale Aim to Empty Your Wallet

Surely there's something here for you

On top of the usual Deals With Gold offers that grace us weekly, Major Nelson has announced a handful of permanent price drops and also unveiled a fairly beefy list of Capcom games currently on discount. Starting today, Dead Rising 3, Forza 5, Kinect Sports Rivals, and Ryse will run $49.99, both at retail and...

News: Xbox One Available for Pre-Order in China

Xbox One Available for Pre-Order in China

First console in China for 14 years

This article has been updated since first posted. Since 2000, mainland China has seen no new consoles on its markets due to the ban the government placed on video game consoles. The ban was introduced due to concerns about the negative impact video games were said to have on the younger generations and on mental...

News: Watch Dogs Sneaks Back To Top of UK Chart

Watch Dogs Sneaks Back To Top of UK Chart

Sniper Elite 3 shot down

Ubisoft's Watch Dogs has climbed to the peak of the official UK all formats chart this week, pushing last week's champion Sniper Elite 3 down to second place. It was a quiet week for the chart as we sit in the middle of the dull spot of the year, waiting for the next round of releases to begin in a few weeks. Then, of...

News: Sniper Elite 3 Holds Top Spot In UK Chart

Sniper Elite 3 Holds Top Spot In UK Chart

Hold Your Fire

This week's Official UK All Formats Chart is in, and after a week with no major new releases of note, Sniper Elite 3 holds its spot atop the pile. Watch Dogs holds on in second, whilst EA Sports UFC fell out of favour somewhat, tumbling from the third spot to #7. There are no other major moves in the chart this week, with two titles...

News: Black Flag DLC and Child of Light Discounted in This Week's Deals with Gold

Black Flag DLC and Child of Light Discounted in This Week's Deals with Gold

Won't somebody think of the savings?!

This week's Deals With Gold list has gone live, and there's plenty on the cards for fans of Assasin's Creed IV: Black Flag and for those who haven't yet picked up the astounding Child of Light on Xbox 360. The deals run until July 7th, so you should jump on in and take advantage if you haven't already. The full...

News: Wolfenstein Hits UK Top Spot

Wolfenstein Hits UK Top Spot

Holds off Minecraft PS3

Wolfenstein: The New Order has blasted its way to the top of the UK Official All Formats Chart in its debut week, holding off a strong charge from Minecraft: PS3 Edition and pushing the reinvigorated FIFA 14 down to the number three spot. Wolfenstein topped the single format Xbox One and Xbox 360 charts, too, it should be...

News: Titanfall Fights Off FIFA, Trials in UK Chart

Titanfall Fights Off FIFA, Trials in UK Chart

Titan is ready.

Titanfall has held firm at the top of the UK All Formats chart this week, despite seeing a week-on-week decrease in sales of some 28%. The game held off a couple of strong challenges, most notably from 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, which debuts at #2. The 6th licensed World Cup title from EA will undoubtedly hit the top spot during...

News: FIFA 14 Scores at Top of UK Games Chart

FIFA 14 Scores at Top of UK Games Chart

Surprise goal

In a weak week for the UK All Formats Chart, FIFA 14 has made a surprise jump to the top of the table after registering an 8% increases in sales week-on-week. The title sat in the number 4 position last week, but sales have improved on the back of a combination of retailer price cuts due to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil hitting the Xbox...

News: No Change at Top of UK Games Chart

No Change at Top of UK Games Chart

Titanfall holding steady at 3

There was no change this week at the upper echelons of the UK's official All Formats Sales Chart, with PS4-exclusive Infamous: Second Son holding court at the top. In second position, Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes sticks firm, whilst Titanfall holds on in third. Elsewhere, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls enters the...

News: Xbox One Catching Up To PS4 in US

Xbox One Catching Up To PS4 in US

February sales up, or PS4 sales down?

The NPD Group - the guys and gals that take note of things that are happening game and console sales-wise in the US - are reporting that Sony's PlayStation 4 has outsold the Xbox One in the US in February, but that the margin is closing. In January - according to Sony - the PS4 had utterly dominated Xbox One,...

News: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Barely Dents UK Xbox One Chart

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Barely Dents UK Xbox One Chart

Kap-oh.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes has landed its first punch on the Official UK Xbox One chart, although you would barely notice. Without any new console stock available in the UK, it seems that few people were tempted back to the stores to pick the game up, with the title quietly jumping into the number 8 spot. FIFA 14 holds firm in the top spot,...