Category Archives: America
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 10:39 BST
The NPD Group has released its monthly report on retail sales in the US, showing very little movement in the software chart but strong performances from Nintendo and up-and-coming publisher Deep Silver.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 16:57 BST
During its E3 investors meeting yesterday, Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata said Animal Crossing: New Leaf set a record for launch day sales through the eShop in the US.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 09:27 BST
The Centers for Disease Control has been charged by US President Barack Obama to investigate the role of videogames in acts of gun violence. Findings from the study will be presented in 3-5 years.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 14:11 BST
Sony has released the May 2013 PSN Top Sellers charts for both the US and UK, and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon topped the US combined charts and the PSN chart in Europe.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 04:53 BST
The NPD Group believes total spend among US game consumers has not declined since 2012 despite depressing result at retail, thanks to growing digital spend.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 20:42 BST
Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have announced the formation of Cryptic North, a new division of Cryptic Studios led by director Russell Williams.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 02:36 BST
There are more consumers in the “free and mobile gamer” category than any other gaming segment in the US, according to the NPD Group.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 21:57 BST
Sony has updated the North American end of the PS Store and PS Plus. Full update below.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 21:31 BST
Jesse Divnich, industry analyst for EEDAR has weighed in on Xbox One’s reveal by providing his thought on the new console in an industry letter.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 12:49 BST
Nintendo’s Wii U sale woes could be continuing, according to a batch of allegedly leaked NPD sales figures currently doing the rounds. Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has suggested that the numbers are mostly accurate. If true, then only 38,000 Wii U consoles were sold across North America in April.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 09:29 BST
NetherRealm’s first non-Mortal Kombat game performed well at retail in the US during April, topping the charts as the best-selling title in an otherwise lacklustre month.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 08:38 BST
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 map Nuketown 2025 has been re-created in its entirety at the Paintball Explosion park in Illinois. The company has posted video footage of players running around the map and splattering each other silly.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 06:58 BST
US vice president Joe Biden has said there’s no legal objection to imposing a tax on violent media.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 01:12 BST
Sony has unveiled a new PlayStation 3 retail bundle with some pretty impressive pack-ins.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 16:39 BST
Despite launching later in the month, BioShock Infinite was the best-selling game in the US in March.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 23:20 BST
This month’s NPD Report drops today, with Microsoft the first to spill details. The platform holder shifted 261,000 Xbox 360 consoles over the course of the month.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 09:57 BST
The United States Federal District Court for the Northern District of California has extended a law suit levied at EA Sports surrounding its NFL, NCAA, and AFL licenses, amid claims that the company breached antitrust laws, along with California consumer protection laws.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 00:55 BST
New Jersey assemblywoman Linda Stender has proposed a state bill prohibiting public spaces like cinemas and bowling alleys from hosting arcade games rated Mature or Adult’s Only. But put down your pitchforks; according to Kotaku, the ESRB doesn’t actually rate coin-operated arcade machines, so assuming this bill was passed, it would have absolutely no effect on anything, anywhere. Hopefully someone will highlight this issue for Stender before she puts her bill before other lawmakers.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 23:04 GMT
Atlus has dropped us a line to let us know that Persona 4 Golden is $10 off across Canada and the US for two weeks only. The PS2 Classic remake is one of the Vita’s best-selling titles, and certainly its highest-rated.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 22:29 GMT