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News: Microsoft Ships 6.6 Million Xbox Consoles Over the Holiday Season

Microsoft Ships 6.6 Million Xbox Consoles Over the Holiday Season

Xbox sales down from last year

Imbedded in their Q2 earnings statement today, Microsoft has revealed that it shipped 6.6 million Xbox consoles during the holiday season while making a revenue of $26.5 billion and a net income of $5.86 billion. While revenue was indeed up for the Redmond-based company, Xbox sales were, in fact, down from last years'...

News: Sunset Overdrive Gets New Achievements Today As Sale Hits the Store

Sunset Overdrive Gets New Achievements Today As Sale Hits the Store

Achievement hunters: Go Go Go!

So you've attained each and every Sunset Overdrive achievement, have you? Are you wearing that 1000g like a medal, gloating to anyone who will listen? Well, it might be time to get back on the energy drink train, because Insomniac Games have added three new achievements to the game today. Each is worth 25 gamerscore...

News: Xbox One Leads In Monthly Sales for December in US

Xbox One Leads In Monthly Sales for December in US

Business is picking up

December's numbers are in, and Microsoft has announced that for the second month in a row, the Xbox One was the top selling current-generation system in the US. In the same month, Xbox 360 became the best-selling seventh generation console of all time in the US, and it has been confirmed that in terms of physical copies at...

News: Terraria, Never Alone, WWE 2k15 Discounted In This Week's Deals With Gold

Terraria, Never Alone, WWE 2k15 Discounted In This Week's Deals With Gold

Striking up a bargain

This week's Deals With Gold offerings have been announced, and there's money to be saved on all manner of basketball and wrestling add-ons for Xbox One. There's also a nice list of Xbox 360 titles hitting the bargain list this week. On Xbox One, Never Alone and WWE 2k15 are the highlights this time around, whereas on 360, you...

News: Call of Duty Secures First UK Number One of 2015

Call of Duty Secures First UK Number One of 2015

Top shot

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has taken the top spot in the opening UK chart of 2015, despite a 51% drop in sales week-on-week. The same percentages could be bandied about for most of the top ten though, with festive sales dying off as we enter the new year. Grand Theft Auto V sold 48% less week-on-week, while FIFA 15 suffered a mighty...

News: LEGO Titles Slashed in This Week's Deals With Gold

LEGO Titles Slashed in This Week's Deals With Gold

Normal service resumes

Microsoft's Countdown to 2015 sales are still going on, but they haven't neglected to post the traditional weekly Deals With Gold offering today. The daily "Countdown" offer is for Terraria, on which you can save 40% until the end of the 30th, on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. For Deals With Gold though, the LEGO catalogue has...

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 13 Cuts Four Xbox One Titles By More Than Half

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 13 Cuts Four Xbox One Titles By More Than Half

Christmas trimmings

Microsoft are still running their Countdown to 2015 deals via Xbox Live, and the Boxing Day offer is a bit special. On top of the weekly Xbox One deals and weekly Xbox 360 deals which are still valid, you can now get the following titles at a discount during December 28th. Xbox One Deals: Valid 28th December on

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Second Batch of Weekly Xbox 360 Deals Go Live

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Second Batch of Weekly Xbox 360 Deals Go Live

Everything here from soup to nuts

Of course, a set of weekly deals wouldn't be the same without the Xbox 360's glorious back catalogue getting a look in. Earlier, Microsoft announced the second batch of Countdown to 2015 weekly Xbox One deals and there was some impressive content. On Xbox 360, the titles are more numerous, and the savings are...

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Second Batch of Weekly Xbox One Deals Go Live

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Second Batch of Weekly Xbox One Deals Go Live

Out come the big guns

Microsoft's second batch of Countdown to 2015 weekly deals has gone live, and there are some nice savings to be had on 24 items across the store. Some big names are in the mix this time around, with the likes of Forza Horizon 2 and Destiny having their prices slashed. Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition gets 50% off, as well...

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 6 Goes Indie

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 6 Goes Indie

Price cuts galore

The sixth batch of Microsoft's Countdown to 2015 game deals has gone live, with the 50 weekly deals that will be running through to December 22nd still going. Day 6 brings some nice 50% cuts on ID@Xbox titles on Xbox One, with two games trimmed on Xbox 360. Xbox One Deals: Valid 21st December only Contrast - 50% off

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 5 Brings Deep Silver Discounts

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 5 Brings Deep Silver Discounts

Shiny

The fifth batch of Microsoft's Countdown to 2015 game deals has gone live, with the 50 weekly deals that will be running through to December 22nd still going. Day 5 brings us two (or three, sort of) titles from Deep Silver. On Xbox One, Metro Redux gets cut, while on Xbox 360, Metro Last Light and Saints Row IV get their prices trimmed. Xbox...