PlayStation Vita Receives a Birthday Sale on the PlayStation Store

PlayStation Vita Receives a Birthday Sale on the PlayStation Store

Sony has announced a sale on select PlayStation Vita games just in time for the handheld’s third birthday. The sale was announced on a PlayStation Blog entry and includes many different PlayStation Vita and PSP titles at up to 70% off and 80% off for PS Plus members. The following are a few of the titles available on sale: Angry Birds Star Wars for $9.60 (PS Plus) and $14.80 (Regular […]

Weekly Steam Sales (Week of 02/17/2015)

Another week, another couple of sales. Are this week’s Steam Sales worth your attention and/or money? Read on to find out! Lost Planet 3 66% discount. This game is $8.49 in stead of $24.99 until February 20.  “The extreme and unpredictable conditions that characterized the Lost Planet series return, harsher than ever before. Lost Planet 3 reveals new truths about the foreboding planet and the colonial history of E.D.N. III.” Lost Planet 3 isn’t the […]

PlayStation 4 Sales Performed Beyond Expectations for 2014

PlayStation 4 Sales Performed Beyond Expectations for 2014

Sony has recently shared news related to PlayStation 4 having exceeded sales expectations in the European territories. Andrew House, the president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI), confirmed that PlayStation 4 performed within company expectations in North American and Japanese territories, however the European territories performed well beyond expectations to the point that House was surprised by the final numbers. House also went on to say that he […]

Sony Reveals Details on January’s PlayStation Store Sale

Sony Reveals Details on January’s PlayStation Store Sale

Sony has announced that a new January sale is now live on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. Running from January 7th to January 21st, big-name AAA titles have been reduced on the PlayStation Store, including Assassin’s Creed Unity, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, EA Sports UFC and Assassin’s Creed Rogue. In addition to the sale being confirmed, Sony’s Fred Dutton posted a reminder on the PlayStation […]

Sony Extends PlayStation Sales in Light of PSN Outage

Sony Extends PlayStation Sales in Light of PSN Outage

Following the recent PlayStation Network outage, Sony has decided to extend their final week of sales on the PlayStation Store. The two sales being extended are the final week in the Holiday Sale and the final Flash Sale of the year — the latter having been announced shortly before the PSN outage. The Flash Sale will now be extended until Wednesday, December 31st at 12:00PM PST, and the final week […]

The Video Game Industry Is Losing Money

The Video Game Industry Is Losing Money

The  yearly financial reports for the video game industry are in and the results are, mixed.  Since the release of the new consoles in November of 2013 the numbers have said that people are buying consoles, but have not been buying very many new games. A report from the industry research group NDP found that U.S. hardware retail sales have dropped last month 23 percent to 1.01 billion from this […]

Head of Xbox Japan Resigns Over Poor Xbox One Sales

Head of Xbox Japan Resigns Over Poor Xbox One Sales

The head of Xbox of Japan Takashi Sensui has resigned his position after a poor turnout of sales for the Xbox One in Japan. Having launched in Japan back in September, the Xbox One has only sold 38,461 units so far, which is considered a terrible performance of sales even this early in its lifetime. Sensui, however, will remain with Microsoft’s Xbox division, but will be relocated to the US […]

Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Sell 3m Copies In 3 Days

Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Sell 3m Copies In 3 Days

The good news keeps rolling in for Nintendo. In addition the recent news that Super Smash Bros. For Wii U has managed to sell nearly 500,00 copies in three days, Nintendo’s other major fall titles Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby for the 3DS has managed to shift a whopping 3 million copies in 3 days. To be exact the two re-masters sold 3,040,000 million copies. This is an impressive feat considering that Pokémon […]

Super Smash Bros 3DS has sold 1 million copies in its first week

Super Smash Bros 3DS has sold 1 million copies in its first week

Super Smash Bros 3DS ships 1 million copies in its first week and Nintendo apologies to banned Peach players Despite only being released a week ago in Japan, Nintendo of Japan is proud to announce that Super Smash Bros 3DS has sold 1 million since launch. Reported by CVG, the only other three games to sale more than 1 million games in Japan are Monster Hunter 4, Pokemon X/Y and Yo-Kai Watch […]

Amazon’s Fire Phone is Suffering from Poor Sales

Amazon’s Fire Phone is Suffering from Poor Sales

Amazon apparently has a phone. Who knew? ‘ll admit that until this morning, I was blissfully unaware that Amazon, the makers of the Kindle and Kindle Fire, have recently added a Smartphone to their arsenal of hardware. The Fire Phone, as Amazon calls it, is essentially an answer to the Android Phones and iPhones, in that it has an app store, a touch screen, and a terrible battery life. This […]