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MS: Kinect-less debut sees Xbox One monthly sales double in US

It looks like the Kinect-less line of Xbox One helped give the console a boost in June, when sales of the system in the US were "more than double" those of May. Microsoft announced the stat, revealing its internal data is based on its "retail calendar and sold through numbers," meaning they...

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Watch Dogs ships 8 million copies

Ubisoft has shipped 8 million copies of Watch Dogs since the game's launch in May, the company announced in its Q1 2014 – 2015 financial report. Sales for the quarter were above expectations, hitting €360 million of an expected €310 million, and that's thanks in large part to...

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Nintendo AGM: Mario Kart 8 sells 2 million, Iwata re-elected

Mario Kart 8 sold approximately 2 million copies worldwide in less than a month, as it continued to race along the Wii U sales charts. IGN reports Nintendo announced the sell-through figure at its annual general meeting of shareholders, which took place yesterday. Nintendo must be chipper about...

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Minecraft reaching 54 million sold, console editions pass PC

Popular blocky sandbox game Minecraft is closing in on 54 million copies sold across all platforms, says Mojang's Patrick Geuder, who also added via Twitter that the console (Xbox 360 and PS3) versions of the game have now surpassed sales of the PC and Mac versions. The game will arrive on Xbox...

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Crowdfund Bookie: One year, $35 million

The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the month and produces pretty charts for you to look at. A total of 341 video game projects were funded on Kickstarter and Indiegogo in the past year. Those games earned $35,945,510...

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Mario Kart 8 quadrupled Wii U weekly sales, says Fils-Aime

Looks like Mario Kart 8 was just what the doctor mechanic ordered for Nintendo's struggling Wii U; Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime told Polygon that, compared to the week prior, Wii U sales quadrupled the week after the game's release. Fils-Aime also noted that 18 percent...

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Temple Run keeps on running, franchise tops 1 billion downloads

Mobile auto-runner Temple Run joins Angry Birds at the billion downloads table, developer Imangi Studios announced this week. That figure, by the way, refers exclusively to Temple Run and Temple Run 2, so imagine how huge it is when you include Disney spinoffs Oz and Brave. Either way, it's a...

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Watch Dogs sells 4 million copies

Ubisoft sold four million copies of Watch Dogs in the game's first week at retail, the publisher announced today. The game is now Ubisoft's "best-selling game ever in week one," according to its internal sales estimates. Watch Dogs launched last Tuesday for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC....

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Watch Dogs breaks day-one sales record for Ubisoft

Watch Dogs is already setting new sales records in its first week on store shelves, as Ubisoft announced that its open-world hackathon has sold more copies in a 24-hour period than any other game in the publisher's history. "The buzz around Watch Dogs was driven by the incredible passion of our...

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Far Cry 3 sales top nine million units to date

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot revealed today that the publisher's open-world first-person shooter Far Cry 3 has sold more than 9 million copies since its multiplatform launch in 2012. "Far Cry 3 has now sold 9 million units since its release in December 2012, which bodes very well for the launch of...

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