‘Titanfall’ Tops March Game Sales; PS4 Outsells Xbox One

March video game sales estimates for the U.S. have been released by market research firm NPD and it appears that Microsoft’s investment in the highly-marketed Titanfall has paid off – for publisher EA, that is. The March sales estimates show…

Steam Autumn/Spring Sale Has Begun

Fresh off the new console launches, Valve today launched its annual Autumn Sale. The sale should come as a relief to gamers who spent tons of money on a new console only to find the launch titles lacking. Actually, the…

Video Game Sales to Hit $111 Billion in 2015

For years now, sales of video game consoles and games have been declining due to a stagnating console generation filled with sequels. Though some market watchers have predicted that the coming console generation will not rise to the levels of…

Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year

With the coming next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, both companies are looking toward a future where much of the industry’s sales come via online stores. Though Microsoft’s scheme to lock down the Xbox One with DRM and…

Steam Sale 2013 Has Begun, BioShock Half Off

The summer event PC gamers have been waiting for and speculating about for weeks has finally arrived. The Steam summer sale has begun. The sale, titled the “Steam Summer Getaway Sale,” will last from today until July 22. The first…

The Last of Us Has Sold 3.4 Million Copies

The Last of Us debuted in June to near-universal positive reviews. The game’s stealth-action gameplay and dark, mature story resonated with game reviewers in a way few games have in the recent past. Now, it seems that these same qualities…

Xbox Sale Day 2: Kinect, Board Games, and LEGO

Yesterday, Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” got off to a big start with hit AAA sequels such as Assassin’s Creed 3, Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, and Max Payne 3 on sale for 63% to 75% off. Today the sale…

Xbox Live Summer Sale Starts With Assassin’s Creed 3, Far Cry 3 on Sale

Last week, Microsoft announced that its “Ultimate Game Sale” on Xbox Live would be starting this week, complete with an impressive list of games console fans can expect to be on sale. Today, the sale has begun, and Microsoft has…

Green Man Gaming Starts its Summer Sale

While the PC gaming world has been holding its breath for the imminent arrival of the yearly Steam summer sale and console owners are gearing up for both PlayStation Network and Xbox Live sales this week, Green Man Gaming (GMG)…

Xbox Live Game Sale Coming Next Week

While PC gamers everywhere are waiting with baited breath for the Steam summer sale to begin, it seems that a big summer sale for console gamers will begin soon too. Xbox Live Director of Programming Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb today…

Xbox LIVE Game Sale Begins Next Week

Microsoft today revealed that a huge sale on Xbox LIVE Games on Demand titles will take place next week. Over on his blog, Director of Programming for Xbox LIVE Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb revealed that the “Xobx Ultimate Game Sale”…

Angry Birds Trilogy Sells Over one Million Copies, is Coming to Wii U

Angry Birds is popular. How popular? Well, what if I told you that Rovio has managed to take its first three mobile games, package them for consoles, price them at $20, and sell over one million copies? That’s precisely what…

Dead Island Has Sold Over Five Million Copies

Deep Silver, the publisher of Dead Island, announced today that its zombie island adventure has sold over five million copies worldwide. Though the game received only lukewarm reviews when it was released in 2011, the teaser trailer for the game…

THQ Sold: Studios, Games Go to Sega, Ubisoft, and Others

The feeding frenzy over THQ took place yesterday, but no news of the event had leaked out until now. Kotaku has published an internal THQ memo from THQ CEO Brian Farrell and President Jason Rubin that details the sale of…

Call of Duty Games Dominated Xbox Gaming in 2012

It’s no secret that the Call of Duty franchise is one of the most successful gaming ventures in history. What many gamers might not know, however, is just how many people continue to play the older games in the series.…

8 Million Angry Birds Games Were Downloaded on Christmas

The popularity of the Angry Birds Franchise was understandable when the original game debuted just over two years ago. It’s a simple game that offers a perfect, bite-sized progression for bus rides or toilet trips. Now that the game has…

Steam Holiday Sale Starts Tomorrow, Capcom Reveals Game Discounts

Steam sales are highly anticipated, with PC gamers longingly staring at their Steam wish list for days as they wait for a sale to start, hoping that the game they want will finally fall to a price within their budget.…

Assassin’s Creed 3 Sells 7 Million Copies, Breaks Ubisoft Record

Ubisoft today announced that Assassin’s Creed 3 has broken Ubisoft records to become the publisher’s fastest-selling title ever. The game sold 7 million copies in the month after its October 30 release date. “The reception for Assassin’s Creed 3 has…

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Rakes in $1 Billion

Activision announced today that, according to Chart-Track retail customer sell-through data ant internal company estimates, Call of Duty: Black Ops II now has over $1 billion in retail sales worldwide. This number was reached just 15 days after the game’s…

Retail Video Game Sales Continue to Plummet

In another sign of both the dying retail video game merchants and the slow death of the current console cycle, new numbers show that retail sales of video games, video game hardware, and video game accessories in October were down…