Posts Tagged ‘record’


PS4 becomes fastest-selling console in UK history

PS4 becomes fastest-selling console in UK history
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Dec 2, 2013 / 3 comment(s)

Market research company Chart-Track has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 beat the eight-year record held by Sony’s own PlayStation Portable to…


Assassin’s Creed III sets franchise record for opening week sales, AC III: Liberation off to a solid start

Assassin’s Creed III sets franchise record for opening week sales, AC III: Liberation off to a solid start
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Nov 6, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

The Assassin’s Creed series continues to grow in stature and popularity with each new instalment, with last week seeing the…


Assassin’s Creed III breaks Ubisoft’s pre-order record, series’ lifetime sales surpass 40 million

Assassin’s Creed III breaks Ubisoft’s pre-order record, series’ lifetime sales surpass 40 million
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Oct 26, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Assassin’s Creed fans have had to wait three years for the next numbered entry in the series but thankfully that…


NHL 13 sets new franchise sales record

NHL 13 sets new franchise sales record
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Sep 25, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

EA Sports’ annual franchises continue to set new sales and player usage records as FIFA 13 and Madden NFL 13…


Lollipop Chainsaw is Grasshopper Manufacture’s most successful game yet

Lollipop Chainsaw is Grasshopper Manufacture’s most successful game yet
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Aug 27, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Grasshopper Manufacture is a Japanese videogame developer that has built up a reputation for creative, bold projects that aren’t afraid…


Journey becomes PSN’s fastest-selling title, soundtrack coming soon

Journey becomes PSN’s fastest-selling title, soundtrack coming soon
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Mar 30, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Few games are as screenshot friendly as Journey – practically every frame highlights the expert artistic design, colour composition and…


3DS sets new record for fastest-selling console in Japan

3DS sets new record for fastest-selling console in Japan
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Feb 21, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

When the 3DS was launched early last year there were plenty of naysayers who said the age of dedicated handheld…


Modern Warfare 2′s Stimulus Package DLC breaks PSN records

Modern Warfare 2′s  Stimulus Package DLC breaks PSN records
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 18, 2010 / 0 comment(s)

Infinity Wards’ Creative Strategist Robert Bowling has revealed that, following the release of the Stimulus Package downloadable content (DLC) for…


27-year-old Asteroids high score record broken

27-year-old Asteroids high score record broken
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Apr 7, 2010 / 0 comment(s)

On November 14th, 1982, a 15-year-old gamer by the name of Scott Safran stayed awake for three days in order…