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Pokémon X & Y moves over 2 million units in US, contributes to 135% increase in 3DS sales

Friday, 22 November 2013 15:26 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Nintendo has announced that Pokémon X & Y has sold over 2 million units in the US and contributed to a 135% uptick in sales for the 3DS family of systems. The firm also said it was the fastest Pokémon in the region to hit 1 million units, and 1 in 5 3DS owners have purchased one of the titles. You can look over the infographic below. Nintendo announced back in October that Pokémon X & Y moved over 4 million units worldwide in two days and during October, the game landed at number 2 and 3 on the NPD charts.

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27 Comments

  1. marcus6291

    Imagine what Pokemon could do for the wii u if they released a proper Pokemon game for it

    #1 1 year ago
  2. YoungZer0

    Imagine if Nintendo released an actually new game.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Legendaryboss

    @2
    X? A dig at Ninty? Brace yourself there be a shitstorm a brewin’

    #3 1 year ago
  4. YoungZer0

    Seriously, this is something I’ll never understand about Nintendo Fanboys, they are the first to cry out for innovation, yet are the first in line to buy the same game every year.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. Ireland Michael

    @4 The only titles I can think of that Nintendo release yearly right now are rehashes of the New Super Mario formula, and the main Pokemon titles.

    If a game uses the same characters but an entirely different genre and completely different gameplay, that doesn’t really make it the same game over and over again, does it?

    #5 1 year ago
  6. OlderGamer

    Mike +1

    #6 1 year ago
  7. YoungZer0

    I wouldn’t say any of their games have completely different gameplay. Zelda games for examples are always very, very similar in progression and gameplay. I’m just tired of these old ass franchises. They are like Ubisoft that can’t let go of the AC brand and just keep stuffing the franchise with shit that does not belong into a game about assassins.

    Create a new franchise. Is that too much to ask?

    #7 1 year ago
  8. Legendaryboss

    Is X going over your head?

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Djoenz

    What grown man that played the first pokemon would still play this overrated trash till this day.

    Rehash of pokemonsters, no story basically and I dont even know if Ashe is still the main protagonist cause I swear he should have been a pokemaster by now.

    #9 1 year ago
  10. OlderGamer

    Same could be said of a lot of franchises tho couldn’t it YoungZ?

    If we only played new IPs, we wouldn’t have nearly as much to play.

    You couldn’t make a Mario Kart game w/o racing? What would a Zelda game be without a sword/shield/gadgets? Or a Halo game w/o guns? Or an Uncharted game w/o Drake? What is so different from a Mario/Sonic/LBP/Knack/countless others of the same ilk? A platformer is a platformer. A racer a racer. And a shooter is a shooter. Inovations goes way beyond just the name of the IP.

    The trick is to give fans what they crave and like while also staying fresh. Some games do a better job then others. I feel Nintendo has done a very good job at that over the years. Like Mike said, Pokémon is pretty much the same. But that happens. It also happens to be that a lot of gamers enjoy it for what it is.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. Ireland Michael

    @7 Zelda certainly has similar progression, but the shift from 2D games to 3D games is pretty drastic, and the mechanics between something like Wind Waker and Skyward Sword are also completely different from each other. I do agree that they really should try something new there, but the whole adventure thing is kinda his thing, right?

    Something like Mario Galaxy and Paper Mario are also drastically different titles. Mario may appear in a lot of titles, but they’re often completely different games. Other franchises take breaks for years too, and have had numerous different takes – Metroid for example.

    You’re focusing too much on the characters and not near enough on the games themselves. Some of Nintendo’s franchises have seen less iterations in 20 years than some current franchises have in a single generation.

    I’d love to see something completely new, I won’t lie, but the quality of what they have with the existing roster of characters is so high so often that at the same time I really don’t care.

    @9 I would.

    Ash was never the main character. He only existed in the anime.

    Pokemon now is also a drastically different game than it was back in the beginning, however it might look on the surface. There are so many other mechanics at play in those games now it a little overwhelming – competively, it’s about as hardcore an RPG as you can get.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. YoungZer0

    A good franchise knows when it should change or end. Nintendo never understood that.

    @11: “Pokemon now is also a drastically different game than it was back in the beginning, however it might look on the surface.”

    Sure. Like Call of Duty games are also drastically different games.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. Djoenz

    @11
    Hold on, as hardcore as an rpg? How?

    #13 1 year ago
  14. Ireland Michael

    @12 Except they’re not.

    IV’s, EV’s, breeding, happiness, genders, day and night cycles, different battle types, natures, berries, new type match ups, special attacks vs physical attacks, etc. etc.

    They have been so many changes and addition to the core mechanics of Pokemon since it’s inception that the gameplay is almost completely indistinguishable from the originals on anything more than a cursory glance.

    @13 See above.

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Djoenz

    @14
    Well you want to know what a rpg is in my book. A roleplaying game where you play a role with the protagonist and really get involved in his/her development throughout the game.

    Emphasis on collecting numerous pokemon. Its never really about the protagonist. . the only thing he wants is to be the greatest of them all. Antagonists put it cause you know there have to be evil guys.
    They always release two opposite games just to force you to buy two or exchange pokemon with a buddy.

    The endings from what Ive heard has no meaning at all. You just beaten all gyms well woopty doo now lets collect all pokemon and then what.

    Its a completely waste of time imo. They keep adding 150 pokemon etc. . . boring. It has rpg elements but imo its not a true rpg by any means. .

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Ireland Michael

    @15 The definition of an RPG is pretty diverse, and encompasses many different elements.

    If you’re looking for an engaging story with deep character development and elaborate plots, then this obviously isn’t the franchise for you, but for other people, tonnes of number based gameplay mechanics are what define an RPG, and Pokemon certainly satisfies that inch for a lot of people.

    #16 1 year ago
  17. yeoung

    @2:

    Nintendo make “legacy” games. I grew up playing Mario and Zelda games, and there’s a good chance my kids will grow up playing Mario games too. And Zelda. And Donkey Kong.

    If it is too hard to maintain some child like wonder when it comes to games, maybe Mario just isn’t for you. Besides, the Mario (bros.) series has had radical design changes between iterations and across platforms as well q.e.d Sunshine, Galaxy, SMW, SMBII, M64, MRPG, Party, Kart, Tennis, Football, etc. etc.

    Nintendo’s continually prosperous and well reviewed franchises are nothing short of a sign that these games stand the test of time. Truly ubiquitous with gaming itself.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. Djoenz

    @16
    Well turned based elements with just 4 attacks you mean? I admit you have to switch pokemons for different types and it has strategy elements, but to me its just facade. Its just a polished collecting game.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. Francis O

    @2
    Seriously, Nintendo should make new games like Knack and Ryse Son of Rome. Because New IPs are always great games…..

    #19 1 year ago
  20. Djoenz

    @19
    You are missing the point completely these are the oldest freaking franchises in the industry.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. Legendaryboss

    Well you can’t say i didn’t warn ya @3.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. OlderGamer

    DJ man, all you did was say that Pokémon isn’t for you. NP, I don’t play it either. But I know a lot of adults that do. It is a game that crosses generations. Lots of RPGs have the collect em all mechanic.

    When I sit down to an RPG I enjoy Diablo III, Titan Quest, Grim Dawn, Path of Exile, Rift, Wow, EQ and so on. But fav all time RPG franchise is Phantasy Star. I have my eyes on Ragnorok ACE coming out for PS3. Lots of different stuff. But I think everyone prolly has their own take on what defines an RPG experience.

    All you have done is defined that Pokémon isn’t the type of rpg you enjoy.

    #22 1 year ago
  23. Djoenz

    @22
    So you qualify it as a rpg as well?
    Maybe Im too stubborn then sigh.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. Ireland Michael

    @23 It fits every definition of an RPG.

    You might not consider it a *good* RPG, but it is still an RPG.

    Stubborn is definitely a word I would use to describe you. =P

    #24 1 year ago
  25. OlderGamer

    Yea, I would say Pokémon is an rpg.

    Just a semi basic one compared to some of the other offerings that have come and gone in the market. But I think that basic approach has allowed it to maintain the type of pick up and playabilty that makes a great handheld game. It has charm. Not my cup of tea, but to each their own.

    #25 1 year ago
  26. Djoenz

    @24
    Sorry Michael I have to agree with OlderGamer on this one :P

    #26 1 year ago
  27. TheWulf

    It’s definitely the same game, but it’s one of the few only genuinely interesting iterations of it. Emerald I stuck with thanks to codes which allowed me to do specific EV training with little effort, and boosted the levelling speed. It was a nice game, but it had plenty of flaws. It pandered way, way too much to the grinding crowd.

    The DS versions were awful by comparison, mostly due to the limitations of the machine. They just looked so much worse than Emerald, so I never really got into them. That the sprite resolutions of the 2D characters in the DS versions were lower res than the GBA? That was just insult to injury. Plus, it felt like the DS had a more limited colour palette, so it lacked the prior vibrance.

    At that point, I figured I was done with Pokemon.

    Then X/Y happened. I was intrigued, pleased even, that they’d returned to the prior vibrance of Pokemon games. There was colour everywhere, and I appreciate that. That was enough to catch my interest, but not hold it. Why? There’s no Action Replay for the 3DS, so whilst I thought the aesthetics were rad, I wasn’t 100 per cent sure it was for me. I was excited, but I had my doubts. Was this going to be another Pokemon I’d be buying and then returning to the shop the next day? (Like Black/White?)

    Then the important information started leaking out, like Special Training for the handling of EVs. That was enough to tempt me into a preorder, since if I wouldn’t have to deal with EVs, then maybe the grind wouldn’t be so bad.

    And when I got the game? Well… look at that! The levelling went twice as fast, and three times so once I’d maxed out affection in Amie. What was going on, here? This didn’t feel like the soul-sucking efforts that Nintendo usually puts out! I mean, before, I couldn’t play Pokemon without the use of a cheat device to make it enjoyable, but now?

    So I’d say that X/Y is the first Pokemon game I’ve enjoyed without tinkering with it. It has the vibrance of Emerald, and the levelling speed and ease of EV gain of an Action Replay.

    For me, that makes it the first successful Pokemon.

    This is the first instance where I’d say ‘this is a good Pokemon game,’ without caveats like ‘if you have an Action Replay.’

    So I’m actually glad Nintendo has been iterating. With Emerald, I saw what all the fuss was about, but I lost that connection with the DS games (which, in my opinion, were failures). With X/Y, it’s like Emerald again but it doesn’t need the crutch of an Action Replay.

    If not for the iteration, it would never have gotten here. I think that the end result of X/Y was worth it — in my opinion.

    #27 1 year ago

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    Magicka 2 publisher Paradox Interactive has invited fans to earn in-game rewards by playing other games. The Magicka website will host various mini-games in the build up to Magicka 2′s launch later this year on PC and PS4. Playing these games controbutes to a community score total which will eventually unlock in-game content as well […]

  • Deactivated Far Cry 4 keys were purchased through Origin

    Far Cry 4 owners who found their games deactivated without warning may be surprised to learn where they came from. Many copies of Far Cry 4 purchased through third-party re-sellers have been deactivated without notice. Although resellers affected by the deactivations argued that they had made authorised purchases, Ubisoft has denied this. The publisher told […]

  • Will Assassin’s Creed visit Japan in 2016?

    The next Assassin’s Creed game after Victory may finally bring ninja and assassins together. An Assassin’s Creed fan has spotted what certainly looks like a heavy hint that the next game after Victory will be set in Japan. Ubisoft forums member Cornik22 was looking through the Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag official art book when […]

  • Resident Evil HD modder aims to restore original, terrible voice acting

    Resident Evil and its early sequels are justifiably famous for their simply dire voice acting. Some Resident Evil fans feel they just can’t enjoy the experience of exploring Umbrella facilities if someone isn’t talking at them with absolutely no regard for pacing, content or tone. As a result, modder Bunny has stepped up to the […]

  • Record iPhone sales drive Apple to revenue spike

    The iPhone is still going strong – in fact, it’s selling better than ever. Apple has announced its financial results for the quarter ending December 27 2014, exceeding expectations with a 29.5% increase in revenues to $74.6 billion. This was a new record for the company. One of the key factors in this spike is […]

  • HoloLens has “mind-blowing” potential for games, says Microsoft CEO

    Microsoft’s VR wearable HoloLens is going to be great for games, according to CEO Satya Nadella. Speaking to investors, Nadella made Microsoft’s entertainment plans for the device explicit. “It’s also getting clearer how the games people love today will evolve to mind-blowing experiences in the future when designed for the mixed reality that Windows 10 […]

  • EA Q3: Battlefield 5 still on for holiday 2016, PGA Tour 15 spring release confirmed

    EA announced its financial results for its Q3 fiscal year 2015 quarter, ended December 31, 2014, noting total net revenue $1.13 billion in total net revenue compared to $808 million year-over-year. For the nine months ending December 31, total net revenue came in at $3.3 billion. Net revenues were up 39% and net income came […]

  • Players logged 113M single-player hours in Dragon Age: Inquisition, other EA games stats

    Ahead of its Q3 2015 earnings release, Electronic Arts has released a game infographic showing some interesting stats compiled through gameplay from October – December 2014. For FIFA 15, over 3.3 billion goals were made; 73 million knockouts occurred in EA SPORTS UFC; over 10 million families were created in The Sims 4; 113 million […]

  • Hyrule Warriors has shipped 1 million units worldwide

    Koei Tecmo has announced shipments of its Wii U hack and slash action title, Hyrule Warriors, has shipped one million units worldwide. The Omega Force-developed title was released in Japan on August 14 and in the west on September 26. Two packs of DLC for the game are slated for February alongside the version 1.5.0 […]

  • Xbox Games Store discounts Never Alone, Dragon Age: Inquisition, more

    This week’s deals available through the Xbox Games Store will be valid until February 2 with titles such as Battlefield 4, Dragon Age Inquisition, Never Alone, and Titanfall discounted. Discounted titles with an asterisk are for Xbox Live Gold members only. Xbox One Just Dance 2015* – 40% Another World* – 50% Never Alone* – […]

  • Say hello to Mortal Kombat X’s latest character: Reptile

    As promised, one of two character reveals this week for Mortal Kombat X has occurred: it’s the acid-spitting Reptile. Nice! Watch the video above. Mortal Kombat X is slated for release on April 14 and will be available on PC, PS3, PS4,Bxo 360 and Xbox One. Thanks, MrTGJelly (Trent).

  • Twisted fairy tale Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries hits Steam Early Access

    Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, the successful Kickstarter from GRIN Studios, has launched on Steam Early Access. The PC title is described as a “cinematic fable featuring a vengeful Red Riding Hood,” who armed with an axe sets out on a quest to avenge the murder of her parents. Gameplay features action-platforming, combo-based hack ‘n […]

  • Dead or Alive 5: Last Round delayed to late March on Steam

    Koei Tecmo has announced it is delaying the PC release of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round to March. According to an updated listing on Steam (thanks, AGB), the fighter was delayed “in order to provide you with the best experience possible.” To apologize for the delay, Team Ninja will offer the Halloween 2013 Set, […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online will be F2P “no plans” for western release

    Dragon’s Dogma Online will be a free-to-play title for PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Set for release this year, Dragon’s Dogma Online has a lobby which will support up to 100 players, is open-world, and the executive producer is Hiroyuki Kobayashi. Players can form groups with up to four players or pawns while raids […]

  • Watch this release video for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel DLC Lady Hammerlock

    The Lady Hammerlock DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel releases today on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and coinciding with the release is the launch trailer. In the Lady Hammerlock DLC, players are introduced and will be able to step into the shoes of Sir Hammerlock’s sister, Lady Aurelia the Baroness. The DLC will run […]

  • Free DLC for Tales of Zestiria takes place after main storyline

    Free DLC will be released in Japan for Tales of Zestiria, and while Bandai Namco has yet to state whether it will be released westward with the core game this summer, it’s an interesting slice of content. According to information from Jump posted by Siliconera, the DLC Alisha After Episode: What Is Reflected In The […]

  • This video of a Paris flat looks the real deal, but it’s all Unreal Engine 4

    I’m not entirely sure when, or how, this fella managed to sneak into my secret flat in Paris and film it, but since it’s out there I may as well share it with you. All joking aside, this video is rather amazing. It provides a virtual tour of a flat located in Paris; however, it’s […]

  • The Witness passes key development milestone, still no release date

    The Witness has seemingly come back from the dead. Creator Jonathan Blow has posted an update on the game’s development. Surely you still remember The Witness? Jonathan Blow’s follow-up to Braid, which was shown during the PlayStation 4 reveal event all the way back in February 2013? Well, today we got our first development update […]

  • You can now take selfies in World of Warcraft

    The latest patch to World of Warcraft has added a S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera to the game. And it does exactly what it sounds like it does. Patch 6.1 is currently being deployed to World of Warcraft’s Public Test Realms (PTR). There’s a massive list of patch notes, but the most pressing one, other than Twitter integration, […]

  • Hellblade: early gameplay and prototype footage revealed

    The latest developer diary for Hellblade is here with a look at some early gameplay prototypes and a peek at some polished areas. Hellblade developer Ninja Theory has revealed even more details of how game development works behind the scenes. The eighth part of this ongoing diary shows early gameplay footage along with some intriguing […]

  • Resident Evil Revelations 2: Raid mode offline-only on launch, more details

    Capcom has revealed a tonne of new details about Raid mode in Resident Evil: Revelations 2. Capcom has confirmed that Raid mode will launch with the first episode of Revelations 2 in February. You will be playing it offline only though, either solo or in split-screen co-op. As for the online portion, Capcom promised it […]

  • Watch the first 20 minutes of Life is Strange

    The first 20 minutes of Life is Strange have been posted online for anyone to watch. The opening 20 minutes of Life is Strange set the stage for what kind of game it is. The kind that you’ll probably like if you’re a fan of Telltale games. The video is courtesy of consolewarsofficial and you […]

  • Don’t blame Ubisoft for cancelling keys – blame the culture of overpriced games

    Publishers need to drop PC games prices in order to stem the flourishing grey market, says Matt Martin. “How are you going to sell me Far Cry 4 for £45 when I can pick up Far Cry, Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3, Far Cry: Blood Dragon and extra DLC for just £30?” Some players […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online is real, full reveal in this week’s Famitsu

    What’s been heavily-rumoured to be the next instalment in the Dragon’s Dogma franchise, Dragon’s Dogma Online, will be fully revealed this week. According to a recent post by Famitsu, the magazine’s upcoming weekly issue, which releases January 29, will contain a massive feature on Dragon’s Dogma Online. The magazine will dedicate 18 pages to all […]

  • Valve responds to recent Counter-Strike match-fixing scandal, bans offenders

    Valve has investigated the recent case of match-fixing involving two teams in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive professional scene and decided to ban those involved from future tournaments. Recent allegations involving match-fixing between iBUYPOWER and NetcodeGuides.com – two of the professional teams that played in Cevo Season 5 – came to light. Valve has took notice […]

  • Having issues playing Grim Fandango Remastered on PS4? Sony is offering help

    Sony has offered a few steps to help those who are having issues with their pre-loaded PS4 installs of Grim Fandango Remastered. A few reports have started to appear online from users who’ve pre-ordered and pre-loaded Grim Fandango Remastered on their PS4 consoles. Sony has since posted a support thread on the official forums, to […]

  • Get Dragon Age: Inquisition for $36 and more in EA’s Xbox One sale

    Many EA digital games are being offered at considerable discounts on Xbox One right now. The latest EA sale is pretty good, offering sales on many AAA titles. It’s only available on Xbox One, with extra savings for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. The list below covers prices for Gold Subscribers. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered reviews round-up, all the scores

    Grim Fandango Remastered is a classic game brought into the new generation, so it’s time for everyone to know how great it is. The reviews for Grim Fandango Remastered have started popping up and as per usual, we’ve collected a few of them below. Grim Fandango Remastered is, as the name suggests, a remastered version […]

  • The Witcher 3: latest build is 1080p on PS4, 900p on Xbox One

    The recent preview build of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was running at full-HD resolution on PlayStation 4 and 900p on Xbox One. German website Gamestar attended the recent preview event for The Witcher 3 and examined the three versions that were on offer, PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Here’s the quote, courtesy of Google […]

  • Joystiq is likely to close – rumour

    AOL is rumoured to be closing its video game site, Joystiq. Re/code is reporting that AOL is likely to close its video game site Joystiq soon, according to “various sources.” The move is part of a company-wide restructuring that will affect Joystiq and other “under-performing content properties.” Joystiq is one of the most renowned sites […]

  • The Last of Us movie will be “pretty faithful” to the game

    The Last of Us will bring many of the same elements to the big screen as the small one, according to writer Neil Druckmann. Although The Last of Us will have to be adapted in various ways to make the transition from lengthy interactive adventure to cinema-friendly story arc, Druckmann is hoping to keep the […]

  • Microsoft is fixing Xbox One’s slow controllers

    Xbox One control pads have many charms, but quick start up is not one of them. The Xbox One controller currently takes up to five seconds to connect to your console after switching on, which is an eternity for someone with an attention span as short as mine. Luckily, Microsoft is working to fix this […]

  • Lucius 2 releases on Friday the 13th (of course)

    Lucius 2 has a really fitting release date. Lucius developer Shiver Games has produced a follow-up to the dark tale of an evil child, and it’s coming your way on February 13 – which just so happens to be a Friday. Lucius 2: The Prophecy will set you back $20, and release through Steam. As […]

  • Saints Row 4: Re-Elected PS4 recalled in Australia, incorrect content to blame

    Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has been recalled in Australia due to a mysterious manufacturing issue. An Australian PR representative said that the retail PS4 version of Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has “a serious manufacturing issue” and has been recalled nation-wide. Here’s what we were told (emphasis mine): “A manufacturing issue has caused an incorrectly classified […]

  • The Whispered World follow up now coming to PS4, too

    Deadalic’s gorgeous-looking adventure Silence has been confirmed for a fourth platform. Originally announced for Mac and PC with an Xbox One port one revealed at a later date, Silence is now on its way to PS4 as well. All versions are due later this year. Silence is Deadalic’s first multi-platform release and in my mind […]

  • Mythbusters to tackle DOOM this weekend

    DOOM is the subject of the next episode of Mythbusters. Having been airing for over ten years now, Mythbusters has pretty much run out of myths to bust, which is why we find ourselves in 2015 with an episode dedicating to answering the question “could DOOM be real?” Bethesda has rveealed that the January 31 […]

  • Destiny hosting a Bungie Bounty – go go go

    Destiny players have a chance to take down Bungie employees in return for one of the most exclusive vanity items in the game. Destiny’s Bungie Bounties usually feature guests from the community, and today’s event is no exception. Joining Bungie community manager David “Deej” Dague are several members of Bungie.org, the developer’s most staunch fan […]

  • Elite: Dangerous developer issues lay-offs

    Elite: Dangerous team Frontier Developments has had to let staff go. At least 15 staff have been laid off from the developer’s Halifax studio. According to an investor update, this decision will allow Frontier to focus its efforts at its primary studio in Cambridge, England. “With its business emphasis now on two major self-published franchises, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition tavern songs free for a limited time

    Dragon Age: Inquisition tunes can be yours for the bargain price of zero cashmoney. The tavern songs from Dragon Age: Inquisition will be made available for purchase from various digital distributors sometime after February 9. Until then, though, you can have them for free – including their sheet music. To take advantage of this generous […]

  • Even the Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 teaser is frightening

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is probably going to be just as tense and uncomfortable as its two prequels. This teaser for Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is the first we’ve heard of the project since creator Scott Cawthon confirmed it is in the works. The third entry in the series is now up on […]

  • 6.6 million Xbox consoles shipped last quarter

    Xbox One and Xbox 360 console sales were strong last quarter, although Microsoft isn’t talking hard numbers yet. Microsoft shipped 6.6 million Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles to retailers in the quarter ending December 31, the company revealed in its latest financial briefing. This figure wasn’t broken down by platform, and Microsoft didn’t supply […]

  • Homeworld Remastered Collection: five minutes of b-roll footage

    We may not have proper, uncut gameplay footage of the Homeworld Remastered Collection, but we have the next best thing. Homeworld Remastered Collection was confirmed to release on February 25. Gearbox has only showed a trailer, but no extended gameplay demos. There was however a b-roll video showing at PAX South, and we’ve embedded it […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered looks sharp in these new screens

    Grim Fandango will come back from the dead with the Remastered edition, and it’s looking great. Grim Fandango Remastered has a few new screens available to prove that even old games can look stunning with the right remaster, especially ones with an already well-defined art style. Have a look at them below and get excited. […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: beta weapons, maps, modes, progression system and more

    The Battlefield Hardline beta will include a third new map and a new game mode, on top of what’s already announced. You may remember last week DICE started a community mission for all Battlefield 4 players. The goal was to reach 2 billion points playing Rush mode. That goal has been achieved and as a […]