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Capcom plans to sell 3.9 million more copies of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Alongside Capcom's financial report for the 2013 fiscal year yesterday, in which it revealed an increase in net income by 15.9 percent year-over-year, it also offered some projections for the upcoming financial year (ending March 31, 2015). Given the continued success of its Monster Hunter brand,...

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Capcom sales up 8.6% thanks to Dead Rising, Monster Hunter

Capcom reported net sales of 102,200 million yen ($1 billion) for the fiscal year that ended March 31, an 8.6 percent increase over the previous year's sales. The publisher also announced a net income of 3,444 million yen ($33.8 million), which amounts to a 15.9 percent increase year-over-year. ...

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Dark Souls 2 ships 1.2 million to West in first three weeks

Death factory Dark Souls 2 shipped out 1.2 million copies to North America and Europe in its three weeks at retail. From Software's action-RPG launched in early March, just ahead of Bandai Namco's fiscal year-end, so the shipping figures published today are as of March 31, 2014. That means they...

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Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes ships 1 million across all platforms

Konami announced that its Metal Gear Solid 5 prologue, Ground Zeroes, has shipped over one million units worldwide since its launch last month. The milestone accounts for all copies shipped on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3 in all regions. Developer Kojima Productions...

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Minecraft finds vein of money, reaches 15 million sold on PC

The original, PC version of Minecraft recently reached 15 million in sales, according to a tweet from the game's creator, Markus "Notch" Persson. The game passed 14 million sold on PC in early February, and hit two other sales milestones on other platforms this month: 12 million copies on Xbox 360...

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Thomas Was Alone moves one million copies

Developer Mike Bithell revealed today that his narrative-driven puzzle-platformer Thomas Was Alone has sold over one million copies to date across all available platforms. Debuting for Windows and Mac in 2012, Thomas Was Alone was later ported to the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, serving a stint in...

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Report picks apart relationship between Metacritic and Steam sales

Ars Technica has released a new installment of their Steam Gauge project, where the website analyzes Valve's digital distribution service and its impact on the games industry. This time, they've explored the connection (or possible lack thereof) between Metacritic scores and number of sales on...

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Assassin's Creed series tops 73 million in sales

Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series reached a total of 73 million in sales according to the publisher's corporate website, which lists its "worldwide best-selling franchises." Assassin's Creed, which has featured six releases in the main series since its 2007 debut and eight additional games on...

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Sony to sell all its Square Enix shares

Sony announced it's selling its entire stake of 9.52 million shares in Square Enix, with the PlayStation company booking a gain of 4.8 billion yen (around $47 million) in the current fiscal quarter. At the time of writing, Sony is the third-largest shareholder in Square Enix with an sizable equity...

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Oculus Rift total sales around 85,000, dev kit 2.0 at 25,000

Oculus Rift told TechCrunch that sales of its second-iteration dev kit are at about 25,000, taking the VR unit's total sales to around 85,000. For the dev kit 2.0, that figure accounts for around a month's worth of sales since pre-orders went live on March 19. The $350 second-generation unit...

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