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  • Blog Post: July 2015 NPD: Lego Jurassic World Overtakes Batman, Minecraft Won't Go Away

    July's NPD numbers are in and the world's greatest detective has fallen to the might of plastic dinosaurs – with some caveats. Batman, which took the lead last month, fell to number two as Lego Jurassic World took its place. If, however, you include console bundles that came with Batman... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Sony's Exclusive DriveClub Surpasses 2 Million Units Sold

    Update: We've corrected a previous mistake stating that DriveClub had surpassed $2 million in sales. It has sold two million units. Original Story: The PlayStation 4-exclusive racing game, DriveClub, has hit a sales milestone, says game directory Paul Rustchynsky on Twitter . The two million units... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Birds 2 Was Downloaded One Million Times In Half A Day

    Angry Birds 2 released on Thursday, and within 12 hours, the game had already been downloaded one million times. It's completely free-to-play this time around, adopting the standard model of forcing players to wait to play more if they use up their continues. It also has a ridiculous number of levels... More
  • Blog Post: Splatoon Is Nintendo’s Latest 1 Million-Seller

    The internet is awash in ink, as Nintendo has announced that its colorful shooter, Splatoon, has hit a sales milestone. Over 1 million copies of the title have been sold worldwide. In the United states, 476,000 copies of the game have enabled Wii U players to be a kid now and then a squid now. Japan... More
  • Blog Post: Bloodborne Sales Hit 1 Million, Load Time Patch On Track For This Month

    They say things come in threes. Bloodborne is the third game to celebrate a 1 million copy milestone today. Sony has announced the titles sales have crossed that threshold. From Software is also delivering more news about the next patch (1.03). While this isn’t intended to be in celebration of... More
  • Blog Post: Paradox Builds Up 1 Million Cities: Skylines Sales

    Publisher Paradox is celebrating a sales milestone for Colossal Order’s city building simulation, Cities: Skylines. The title, which was released just over one month ago has sold 1 million copies worldwide. In addition to developing a healthy fanbase in its opening month, Cities: Skylines has attracted... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Twitch Announces When Ticket Sales Will Go Live For The First Annual TwitchCon

    Tickets for Twitch's first TwitchCon will go on sale in just a few days. The convention takes place between September 25 and 26, and will be held in Moscone West convention center in San Francisco. If you're interested in attending, tickets go on sale this Friday, April 10 at 2:00 p.m. PT. You... More
  • Blog Post: Dragon Ball Xenoverse Has Shipped 1.5 Million Units

    Dragon Ball Xenoverse launched on February 24 (here's our review ). Since then, the popularity of the game in North America and beyond has resulted in 1.5 million units shipping worldwide. Bandai Namco announced the milestone today, and producer Masayuki Hirano thanked fans for their support. For... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Not So Fast Sony - Nintendo Says 3DS Was Top Dog In February

    Update : A Sony representative confirmed via email that their previous statement only meant to say that PlayStation 4 was the best selling home console hardware, beating Xbox One and Wii U. Nintendo's statement that 3DS was the best selling game hardware in February is accuarate. Sony declined to... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Announces 20.2 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles Sold

    Sony announced today that it has sold over 20.2 million PlayStation consoles worldwide as of March 1. This number updates the most recent sell-through figure of 18.5 million provided in early January. Sony and Microsoft have been in slugfest over console sales, with current-generation hardware outpacing... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Brings Big Savings This Week

    Microsoft has announced a big game sale featuring recent and older games on Xbox One and Xbox 360. The deals kick off today and run through February 23. Xbox Live Gold members get added savings on top of the base discounts. Microsoft also says that it will be adding some weekend discounts to the mix... More
  • Blog Post: Civilization Franchise Has Shipped Over 29 Million Worldwide

    2K had an impressive 2014 , and though much of that can be attributed to Grand Theft Auto V, Civilization: Beyond Earth also served an important title for 2K. Though specific sales numbers for Beyond Earth were not revealed, 2K says that it has shipped more than 29 million copies of games in the Civilization... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Ships 6.6 Million Xbox Consoles During Last Quarter

    During today's earnings call, Microsoft announced its Xbox sales for the quarter ending December 31, 2014. During this span, the company shipped 6.6 million units across both Xbox One and Xbox 360. When compared with the 2.4 million Xbox units shipped in the quarter prior to that, Microsoft showed... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Finished 2014 With Strongest Wii U Sales To Date

    In a press release, Nintendo said that December 2014 represented the best single month of sales for its Wii U console, no doubt driven by Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. While it didn't release specific sales figures, Wii U sales were up 29 percent over the same period in 2013. Wii U software sales... More
  • Blog Post: Bastion Sales Exceed 3 Million, Transistor Sales Pass 600,000

    Supergiant Games has announced some impressive sales numbers for its pair of games. Bastion released in 2011 ( you can read our review here ) starting on Xbox 360, but has moved onto a number of other platforms ( including a release on Vita, soon ) and has sold more than 3 million copies. Transistor... More
  • Blog Post: Retailers Begin Dropping Price Of PlayStation TV

    Most major game and electronics retailers have significantly cut the price of Sony's streaming media/home console the PlayStation TV. GameSpot noticed the price drops. Right now, Amazon , Wal-Mart , Best Buy , and GameStop ( Disclosure: GameStop is Game Informer's parent company.) are all selling... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Announces 18.5 Million PlayStation 4 Units Sold Through To Date

    Sony has shared its holiday sales data, indicating that 4.1 million consoles were sold to customers during the holiday season. This brings total unit sell-through (to end-users) to 18.5 million worldwide. Additionally, PlayStation Plus now serves over 10.9 million customers as of January 2. Holiday 2014... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Holiday Digital Gaming Sales Coming To An End

    Microsoft, Sony, and Valve are wrapping up their holiday sales, making this your last chance to save on popular titles. Here’s what you can find from each of them and when the offers expire. Steam The final two days of the Steam Holiday Sale bring back discounts on popular games. Included in the... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Week Three Of The PlayStation Holiday Sale Is Live Now

    Sony’s latest wave of holiday deals is up now. This week, you can save on some great definitive editions, Hotline Miami, and the latest Call of Duty title, Advanced Warfare. Highlights also include Child of Light, Don’t Starve, and Terraria. If you are interested in upgraded versions from... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Microsoft Kicks Off Countdown To 2015 Xbox Game Discounts

    We’re just two weeks away from the end of 2014, and Microsoft is eager to celebrate. The company has announced weekly and daily deals leading up to the new year. The kick off week includes discounts on a number of 2014 titles for Xbox One, including Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, Wolfenstein... More
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