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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,...

News: PS4 Bests Xbox One's UK Opening Weekend

PS4 Bests Xbox One's UK Opening Weekend

250k sold through.

The PlayStation 4 has bested the Xbox One's UK opening weekend sales figures, Chart Track confirmed today. Sony's system, which launched this past Friday in the UK and Europe, sold through approximately 250,000 units within the first 48 hours, easily beating the Xbox One's number of 150,000 from the launch the previous week. The...

News: FIFA 14 Leads First Full UK Xbox One Chart

FIFA 14 Leads First Full UK Xbox One Chart

Forza crosses the line in second

The first full GFK Chart-Track official UK Xbox One chart has been released, and it makes for interesting reading. This isn't the first chart ever though, since Call of Duty: Ghosts was released early, meaning that it was included in a chart all on its own last week (it slips to #4 today.) This is the first full...

News: Xbox One Sells Big in First 24 Hours

Xbox One Sells Big in First 24 Hours

Most successful launch in Xbox history

Microsoft today announced that over one million Xbox One units have been shifted worldwide in the first 24 hours of hitting store shelves, making it their largest console launch yet. Along with this sales announcement from Microsoft, come some interesting little tidbits that help convey just how much Xbox One...

News: Xbox 360 Version of GTA V Tops Weekly US Sales Chart

Xbox 360 Version of GTA V Tops Weekly US Sales Chart

Guess you could call this The Big One

As if we didn't already know that Grand Theft Auto V was a monster release, these weekly US sales numbers courtesy of VGC show just how majorly it dominated the competition. Sitting in first place is the Xbox 360 version of GTA V, which moved 5,939,351 units, followed by the 3,675,906 units logged by the PS3...

News: Saints Row Holds at Top of UK Chart in Weak Sales Week

Saints Row Holds at Top of UK Chart in Weak Sales Week

Business isn't picking up just yet.

The holiday season is right around the corner, but things haven't started to pick up just yet for the UK games industry. Saints Row IV holds the top spot in the UK All Formats chart for the third consecutive week, despite selling a shade over half as many copies this week as opposed to last. The title sold 48%...

News: Saints Row IV Holds Firm in UK Chart

Saints Row IV Holds Firm in UK Chart

Second week at number one.

Saints Row IV is the bestselling game in the UK for a second week running. Deep Silver's title lost some 44% of sales week-on-week, but held firm in what was a seemingly weak sales period. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist holds on to the second spot, losing 37% in sales week-on-week. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn...

News: Saints Row IV Claims Top Spot in UK Chart

Saints Row IV Claims Top Spot in UK Chart

Blacklist has to settle for second.

It was a busy week at retail in the UK last week, with the traditional fourth quarter boom looming just around the corner. All three games at the top of the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Chart were new releases, with Saints Row IV taking the top position. The game enjoyed the fourth biggest launch week of the year,...

News: Minecraft Holds On at Top of UK Chart

Minecraft Holds On at Top of UK Chart

Just keep digging!

4J's boxed version of Minecraft; Xbox 360 Edition is sat atop the UK All Formats chart for the third week in a row, remarkably selling 13% more copies than it did last week. The game has given Microsoft their longest unbroken run in the top spot since Forza Motorsport 2 held the position for three weeks back in the middle of...

News: Xbox 360 Rules Hardware Sales in North America

Xbox 360 Rules Hardware Sales in North America

28 months and counting.

The NPD US monthly hardware and software sales charts were released earlier today, and Microsoft has reason to celebrate. For the 28th month in a row, the Xbox 360 is the best selling console in the States, having shifted 130,000 units in April, giving it a 42 percent share of current-generation console sales. In April...

News: Dead Island: Riptide Tops The Chart

Dead Island: Riptide Tops The Chart

71% of sales are on 360.

Dead Island: Riptide has hit the UK All Format Chart this week in the top position, successfully defeating Injustice: Gods Among Us, which only managed a one week stay on top of the pile. It was a quiet week at the checkouts though, and Riptide manages to get to the number one spot after selling less than half as many...

News: Injustice Takes UK Top Spot

Injustice Takes UK Top Spot

Fire Emblem at 3

Warner Bros' Injustice: Gods Among Us has ended Bioshock Infinite's reign at the top of the UK All Formats Chart this week. The brawler is WB's first chart-topper since Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (which drops to 12 this week) hit the mark back in mid-2012, and is developer Neatherrealm's first UK number 1 (their Mortal Kombat...

News: Bioshock Stands Firm at Top of UK Chart

Bioshock Stands Firm at Top of UK Chart

Defies Lara once again.

Despite a hefty decline in sales (44%) week-on-week, Bioshock Infinite remains atop the UK All Formats Chart, beating Tomb Raider into second place by a shade more than 2,500 copies. There's not much change elsewhere, with Skyrim re-entering the top 20 after a 1 week absence, and Just Dance 4 doing likewise. Last week's...

News: Bioshock and Tomb Raider Boost UK Market

Bioshock and Tomb Raider Boost UK Market

Revenue up, sales down.

As is usually the case, the UK game industry went through a bit of a boost in March, after a quiet first two months of the year. Even with two of the main players in the console market coming into their twilight years, releases such as Tomb Raider, Bioshock Infinite, and Gears of War: Judgment helped get the cash registers...

News: Bioshock Infinite Holds On At The Top

Bioshock Infinite Holds On At The Top

Defiance in at 3

Bioshock Infinite has held on to the top position in the UK All Formats chart, despite second week sales declining by a steeper-than-usual 75%. The week wasn't strong for videogame sales in general, with all of the top ten barring Defiance - which enters the chart at number 3 - selling considerably less copies than they did last...

News: Bioshock Infinite Takes Chart Gold

Bioshock Infinite Takes Chart Gold

Vending Machines Running Empty

Bioshock Infinite was the best-selling videogame in the UK last week, after selling more copies than either of the first two games in the series did in their first week. 2k's title wasn't able to match Tomb Raider's week one performance though, and that game is still putting up a good fight, sitting in this week's...

News: Gears Takes Top Spot

Gears Takes Top Spot

Lara down to second place

Gears of War: Judgment has taken the top spot in the UK All Formats Chart, marking the end of Lara Croft's two-week reign at the top, and presenting Microsoft with their first top billing of the year. After a 44% drop in sales week-on-week, Tomb Raider slips to second position, ahead of another new entry in the form of...