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Amazon Blocking Non-Prime Members From Buying Certain Games

Amazon Prime started off as giving you quick one-day delivery options, expanding into the market for Video and music streaming, and with its latest offer of a monthly subscription system, its popularity keeps growing. That may…

Quantum Break

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Quantum Break is Microsoft’s Fastest Selling Game This Generation

Quantum Break is a third-person action adventure game which incorporates episodes from a live-action television programme. These episodes contain segments which showcase the impact of any decisions you make. This is a revolutionary concept which greatly…

eSports

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eSports Events Dramatically Increase Game Purchases

The rise of eSports has been nothing short of revolutionary and transformed talented gamers into household celebrities. Not only that, players in popular games like League of Legends compete in events with huge prize pools watched…

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Amazon Payments Global Partner Program to Take on Paypal

Amazon is a popular platform for many things, with their websites offering everything from the kindle to mass ordering your pets favourite type of food. With recent steps in the video game market, courtesy of Lumberyard and…

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Tom Clancy’s The Division Was More Popular Than Black Ops for a Moment

Tom Clancy’s The Division has attracted a lot of attention, with it making a staggering $330 million during release week alone. With such high levels of sales is it really any surprise that the game became…

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New Bill Prevents Federal Agencies Purchasing Apple Products

Apple is currently in congress talking to and explaining the impact that removing or bypassing protection on their iPhones would have if they followed a court order to do so for the FBI. In what may…

Tesla

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Tesla Can Sell Direct-To-Consumers With Indiana Bill Amendment

Tesla is probably the world’s most known electric cars, with everything from everyday vehicles to supercars, all powered by electricity without a drop of petrol in their engines. Tesla is unique though in that they sell…

Brigador

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Brigador Developer Defends $20 Price Tag

Brigador is an isometric real-time strategy game created by independent studio, Stellar Jockeys released on October 16th 2015 under Valve’s Early Access programme. The overall reception thus far has been extremely positive and the gameplay is…

Activision

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Activision Reduces Workforce Due to Poor Guitar Hero And Skylanders Sales

Activision is one of the most profitable video game publishers in the industry and produces a wide range of successful franchises including Call of Duty and Guitar Hero. As a result, the studio can invest large…

XCOM 2

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XCOM 2 Sales Exceed 500,000 During First Week

XCOM is one of the most iconic strategy series ever devised and provides a huge challenge on the IronMan mode. Initially, I was really concerned about the franchise being rebooted and felt XCOM Enemy Unknown by Fireaxis…

Pirate

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Piracy Group Suspends New Cracks to Gauge Sales Impact

There’s always a heated discussion regarding the reason why people illegally download content. Some argue it’s simply down to wanting the latest film/games/album without paying, while other figures like Gabe Newell have suggested piracy is a…

The Witness

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The Witness is on Track to Sell More in a Week Than Braid Sold in Its First Year

Jonathan Blow is one of the most well-known figures in the independent development scene and created the hit puzzle game, Braid. Arguably, Braid showcased the kind of creativity and visual flair many indie studios had the…

ASUS Monitor

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ASUS Controlled 40% of The Gaming Monitor Market in 2015

The gaming monitor market incorporates a huge array of display technologies, screen sizes, and a host of other unique selling points. This allows the end-user to select a product which suits their specific requirements and most…

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

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Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Sales Surpass 180K During First Week on Steam

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen is an enthralling action packed RPG set in a thrilling open world environment. Furthermore, the game was directed by Hideaki Itsuno, and spearheaded by other leading staff members who worked on classic…

Xbox

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Only 99 Xbox One Units Were Sold in Japan Last Week

Microsoft has been trying to infiltrate the Japanese gaming market for some time and made an ambitious push with the Xbox One to attract a new audience. However, since the start of this endeavour, console sales…

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2015 Saw Biggest Ever Decline in PC Sales

PC sales in 2015 were the lowest since 2008 – shipping below 300 million units – and the on-year decline of 10.6% is the largest decline ever experienced, beating a previous drop of 9.8% in 2013,…

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Amazon Accounts For 39.3 Percent of E-commerce Spending in The USA During November

Online retail giant, Amazon is a popular choice for consumers wanting to purchase goods at reasonable prices while relying on a proven track record in customer service. When compared to other stores, Amazon’s buying power is…

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Apple TV Game Sales Are Woeful

Apple described the Apple TV 2015 edition during a press conference as “the future of television” and reports suggested the company was going to have a renewed focus on the gaming sector. Unfortunately, this never came…

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Star Wars Battlefront Sold an Estimated 4.66M Retail Copies During First Week

Star Wars: Battlefront’s combination of unbelievable graphical fidelity and dramatic trailers made it one of the most anticipated titles in recent memory. While the experience is fun for brief periods, it’s difficult to look past the…

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315,000 Game Consoles Were Sold in The UK During Black Friday

The UK’s Black Friday shopping spree resulted in a number of fairly decent promotions with the current generation consoles being a popular choice for Christmas presents. According to veteran games industry website MCV, retailers revealed a total…

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Black Friday is in Full Swing with MSI Notebooks

There’s so many technology deals worth mentioning today that some can get washed out. MSI Notebooks are some of the best on the planet and very rarely go on offer. This year, however, multiple retailers have…

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SCAN Launches Black Friday Extravaganza!

Black Friday is finally upon us and retailers have started to slash prices on a number of items just before the holiday period. SCAN is the latest company to offer heavy discounts on computer hardware, and it’s…

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The PlayStation 4 Has Now Sold More Than 30.2 Million Units Worldwide

Microsoft’s original pitch regarding the Xbox One was incredibly flawed and created a great deal of animosity among console players. The TV focus, always-online DRM, lack of second hand games, and mandatory Kinect made a huge…

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Has Already Grossed $50 Million in Pre-Sales

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is predicted to smash box office records and has already amassed $50 million in advance ticket sales. Furthermore, Fandango told Variety that The Force Awakens is the biggest pre-seller in the company’s history. According to…

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Only Sold 63,000 Copies on Launch

Microsoft’s timed exclusivity deal with Rise of the Tomb Raider was shrouded in controversy and caused a great deal of anger from fans. Historically, Tomb Raider is perceived as a Sony property, despite being a multi-platform…

NVIDIA

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NVIDIA Dominating Market but AMD Making Gains According to Q3 2015 Figures

Market share figures for the third-quarter of 2015 show that NVDIA, as always, is dominating GPU sales, but AMD has started to gain back some ground, though nowhere near its ratio from last year. According to…

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Mobile Gaming Revenue Will Exceed $25 Billion by The End of 2015

The rise of mobile gaming has been pretty dramatic in the last few years and attracted a casual audience to the industry. As a result, free-to-play mobile games like Candy Crush Saga and Angry Birds have…