DmC takes over Japan, 3DS XL still the clear hardware winner

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 16:34 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

DmC Devil May Cry debuted at number one on the Media Create charts last week, knocking Animal Crossing : New Leaf down a notch.

The Capcom actioner moved 110,429, besting Animal Crossing by 12,981 units.

3DS LL and 3DS were both down over last week, however, both handheld were still the best and second-best selling systems for the week, respectively. All but one hardware system showed a sales decline over the week prior, and that system was Wii, which sold an extra 326 units over last week.

Here’s the full software chart for the period. Life-to-date sales are in parentheses:

[PS3] DmC Devil May Cry (Capcom, 01/17/13) – 110,429 (New)
[3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo, 11/08/12) – 97,448 (2,283,756)
[PSP] Digimon Adventure (Namco Bandai, 01/17/13) – 47,807 (New)
[3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo, 07/28/12) – 17,803 (1,873,642)
[3DS] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Best Price!) (Capcom, 11/15/12) – 13,728 (184,139)
[3DS] Inazuma Eleven Go 2: Chrono Stone Reimei / Neppuu (Level-5, 12/13/12) – 12,019 (391,389)
[3DS] Run For Money: Flee From the Strongest Hunters in History (Namco Bandai, 07/05/12) – 11,684 (399,382)
[3DS] Paper Mario: Sticker Star (Nintendo, 12/06/12) – 11,055 (495,922)
[Wii U] New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo, 12/08/12) – 9,598 (441,708)
[PS3] Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 (Tecmo Koei, 12/20/12) – 9,365 (216,811)
[Wii U] Nintendo Land (Nintendo, 12/08/12) – 8,740 (270,917)
[3DS] Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon and the Mysterious Orb (Namco Bandai, 07/12/12) – 8,408 (393,485)
[PSP] One Piece: Romance Dawn (Namco Bandai, 12/20/12) – 8,068 (281,853)
[3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 12/01/11) – 7,547 (1,954,951)
[PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops II Stand-In Edition (Square Enix, 12/20/12) – 7,379 (106,853)
[PS3] Yakuza 5 (Sega, 12/06/12) – 6,045 (133,846)
[3DS] Tongari Boushi to Mahou no Machi (Konami, 12/20/12) – 6,045 (133,846)
[3DS] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (Pokemon, 11/23/12) – 5,873 (421,881)
[Wii] Taiko Drum Master Wii Super Wonderful Edition (Namco Bandai, 11/29/12) – 5,844 (360,313)
[NDS] Pokemon Black 2 / White 2 (Pokemon, 06/23/12) – 5,724 (29,948,796)

Here’s the full hardware chart for January 7-13, with last week’s sales in parentheses.

3DS LL – 51,015 (56,377)
3DS – 30,840 (36,284)
PS3 – 19,697 (22,991)
Wii U – 16,654 (20,715)
PSP – 15,343 (17,069)
PSV – 9,036 (11,088)
Wii – 2,199 (1,873)
360 – 706 (921)

Thanks, Gematsu.


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  1. Greek God

    First UK now Japan its over for DmC XD

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Wezzulus

    I certainly hope not. It’s by far the best Devil may Cry game I have played. The work that went in to the art direction and just in to the game itself is by far better than what Capcom would have given us. I hope for a sequel.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. YoungZer0

    @2: Me too, especially if you consider all the story-possibilities. Something that Capcom usually always fails to address, as proven by DMC4.

    @1: Wuff, that’s bitter, seeing how DMC2 is the second-best selling DMC game in the series.

    Funny how DMC3 sold nearly as ‘poor’ as DmC.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    DMC is the worst selling game in Devil May Cry franchise. That’s good.

    Because that POS is the worst thing ever created by humanity.


    “Wuff, that’s bitter, seeing how DMC2 is the second-best selling DMC game in the series.”

    because oh HYPE. It was utter shit, but better then Ninja Theory’s disaster with FUCK YOU!

    #4 2 years ago
  5. maxroy

    I still can’t get my head around how vile the gaming community is acting towards this game. Claiming that the game is a failure when getting good scores on metacritic and topping the charts in two regions. Ninja Theory has had a tough history and with their last big game barely selling 500K, I want DmC to succeed. These guys deserve something for this game, especially when they’ve had to deal with the venomous community since the title was announced.

    The game isn’t even out on PC yet so some may be holding out for that version.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Erthazus

    Devil May cry series were not that big seller on the PC, this POS will fail even harder on the PC.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. YoungZer0

    @4: You never played it, so shut up. Stating that DMC2 is better than any other game in the series is insanity.

    @5: As i said before, i might even get the PC version just so i can make some wallpapers from the amazing levels. Hands down one of the best art-directions in videogame history. Secret Level is hypnotizing.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Greek God

    oh Tameem Dante is not cool anymore
    but Donte is ha? why is it then that nobody is buying this game ? xD

    BTW getting in January on 1# is really nothing to be proud of.
    Tell me which other “big game” released in January? Anarchy Reigns? lol
    Cacpom must eating their hats now hahahahhaha

    7# good art direction wasnt enough to save DmC it needed more
    hint: Good combat

    #8 2 years ago
  9. YoungZer0

    @8: ” why is it then that nobody is buying this game ?”

    Because people are stupid?

    Hint, hint, i love the combat, i prefer it to other DmC titles. But you wouldn’t know that, because you never played it.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Greek God

    oh so we are stupid for having standards and a different taste?
    interesting tell me more
    oh i played DmC and i like the combat in 3 and 4 more
    its not as BROKEN and EASY as in DmC.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. YoungZer0

    @10: I bet you’d argue that Bayonetta is a great game, but how is it a great game if it didn’t sell well enough?

    That’s your logic.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. DSB

    I think it’s interesting that “nobody” is buying it, but yet everybody’s talking about it like they have.

    How does that make sense?

    Are we dealing with chipped consoles, or people who haven’t actually touched the game they’re trying to slam?

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Greek God

    Where did i say its a bad game ?
    LMAO wake up kiddo

    #13 2 years ago
  14. YoungZer0

    @10: How is it broken?

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    “You never played it, so shut up.”

    I played it and finished just today in the morning on my PS3. It’s short, retarded, with sloppy gameplay that has nothing to do with Devil May Cry or Kamiya’s action games. Game has less then 30 frames per second with retarded characters that has nothing to do with DMC at all.

    I hope it get’s a sequel so everyone could not buy it and Capcom would shut down the franchise for good until decent Reboot from the devs that know stuff.

    Thank god that it is the worst selling DMC game as I predicted. Yeah! MOAR of this POS Capcom, just like with Resident Evil:Raccoon failure.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Greek God

    @10: How is it broken?
    seriously we discussed these things to death!

    agree 100% Erthazus

    #16 2 years ago
  17. YoungZer0

    @15: Man, every single time i read your comments, i imagine someone talking like that in public. There’s just no way, you’d be able to talk like that and people wouldn’t want to avoid you.

    How is the gameplay sloppy? How does it has nothing to do with DMC? Isn’t the point of a reboot that it should be different? So maybe that’s why i doesn’t play like a Kamiya action game?

    Retarded characters that has nothing do with DMC at all? What do you mean?

    You understand that if this game sells poorly it could result in the franchise never coming back? Remember what happened to Syndicate? :)

    #17 2 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    @16: Yawn, exactly what i excepted. If challenged, you have nothing to say. It’s like arguing with children.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Greek God

    sure dude if it makes you feel better
    im just glad DmC sold so bad

    better dead than a living zombie lmao xD

    #19 2 years ago
  20. YoungZer0

    @15: Oh and another question, where did you get your PS3 version? At DUPLEX? :P

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Erthazus

    “How is the gameplay sloppy? How does it has nothing to do with DMC? Isn’t the point of a reboot that it should be different? So maybe that’s why i doesn’t play like a Kamiya action game?”

    Gameplay is nothing like Devil May Cry games before and that is the most crucial part of the game.
    Fact is, that the world champion (Brea) in DMC games says that it’s mechanics are not polished enough says a lot.
    It doesnt’ play like Kamiya game because NT has not enough talent to do the right stuff, they tried to remake it’s gameplay and do the same thing, but failed because they had no experience.

    “What do you mean?”

    i’m talking about new characters and human girl like Kat that has no story at all and we know nothing at all about her except that she is a runaway who was sent by a mysterious benefactor to guide Dante through his missions with The Order. That’s it. Horrible character.

    “You understand that if this game sells poorly it could result in the franchise never coming back?”

    That’s awesome. No more POS from NT and we have Bayonetta. Bayonetta 2 soon will be on WiiU and maybe next gen consoles/current gen.
    We have Platinum Games in general that know how to make good hack and slash games.

    Devil May Cry is already dead for me so I don’t worry about it.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Clupula

    So, worldwide…Capcom were predicting 2,000,000 copies sold. What do we all think the final tally’s going to be? I had predicted somewhere between 500,000 and 750,000. I think I’m right on the money.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Greek God

    didnt they say 5 Million in the beginning?
    HAHHAHA crazy
    i say lifetime sales are around 800.000-1Million

    #23 2 years ago
  24. YoungZer0

    @21: “Gameplay is nothing like Devil May Cry games before and that is the most crucial part of the game.”

    It’s different, to say that it’s nothing like before is either based on ignorance or stupidity. It’s different, but it’s still the same, it’s still Dante shooting people up with his sword, jumping towards them to give them further beating in the air.

    I don’t know who Brea is and i don’t care. I don’t understand why that persons opinion should be used as fact. That’s not how reality works.

    “It doesnt’ play like Kamiya game because” … Kamiya is not involved.

    “i’m talking about new characters and human girl like Kat that has no story at all and we know nothing at all about her except that she is a runaway who was sent by a mysterious benefactor to guide Dante through his missions with The Order. That’s it. Horrible character.”

    Whoops, someone got caught in his web of lies. You never finished DmC at all or you’re mentally challenged, because Kat says at the end of the very first level that she was send by VERGIL who is THE LEADER OF THE ORDER. Jesus, you haven’t even watched the trailers, have you?

    Multiple times during the course of the game was it mentioned that it was Vergil who helped her out and recruited her. We know that Kat was pumped full of drugs, because she could see things. We know that she was abused by her foster father who was a demon. We know that she could go out of her body and walk through Limbo, which is triggered by high stress. She met Vergil in Limbo and he told her that she was not crazy and taught her to fight back. Which she did by killing her foster father.

    There is one cutscene in particular that goes into her background story and it’s not longer than 5 minutes.

    If you don’t care about DMC at all, why are you here?

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Faceless

    @24 “I don’t know who Brea is and i don’t care. I don’t understand why that persons opinion should be used as fact.”

    Yet you’re pretty determined to sell your opinion as fact to others.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Lounds

    The first game was the best fact.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. YoungZer0

    @25: No.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Clupula

    @26 – See, I’d go with the third.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. monkeygourmet


    Man, just enjoy your game dude.

    Looks like your’e getting a sequel so don’t fret.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Clupula

    @23 – I could have sworn it was 2 million, after they revised their RE6 predictions, but please, if you have an article that says 5 million, please give me a link, because I could use the laugh. I would so love to be proved wrong and that they were even more arrogant about this than I thought.

    I seriously doubt this’ll even reach one million.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Greek God

    Clupula found it XD

    #31 2 years ago
  32. mobiugearskin

    Another day, another DmC story, another set of posts that appear to have been written by spastics.

    I dont mean to come down on the mentally challenged but…

    Believe work on the sequel is already underway. Cry me a river.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Clupula

    @32 – And work had begun on Megaman Legends 3. We know how that turned out. I’m sure they were ready to make this a whole new franchise on the grave of the old, but with these sales? I think it’s safe to say we’ve seen the last of DINO.

    @31 – Hahahahahahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahahaahaha!!!


    *takes a deep breath*


    #33 2 years ago
  34. manamana

    Erthazus makes his mind up with youtube playthroughs – thats how I see it.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. YoungZer0

    @34: If the playthrough skipped all the cutscenes then yes.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. monkeygourmet

    One thing we can agree on is this game is no way good enough to have generated all this attention! :)

    #36 2 years ago
  37. YoungZer0


    #37 2 years ago
  38. monkeygourmet


    NT employee detected…

    #38 2 years ago
  39. YoungZer0

    I wish.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Wezzulus

    I’m with you on that one. NT is one of the bettr developers out there that actually dares to put some colour in their games instead of the grey and brown shit stains that gt released usually.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. Clupula

    40 – Would you like to buy some e’s?

    #41 2 years ago

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  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration #SWCA — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]