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Yokai Watch Busters retains Japanese charts top spot for a third week as Batman falls

Four new releases in the Japanese software Top Ten last week wasn’t enough to dethrone continued phenomenon and chart success Yokai Watch. The Busters spin-off of the massively popular franchise was number one for a third consecutive week, shifting over 118,500 units. That was despite new competition from Capcom’s Sengoku …

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Last year’s big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

The boxed charts might all be about Batman and Elder Scrolls, but 2014’s success stories continue to reign in the UK digital rankings. SuperData Research has published its latest Top Ten for digital sales on console in June, finding that retail chart-toppers Batman Arkham Knight and The Elder Scrolls Online’s …

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Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman isn’t just the world’s greatest detective and an all-around crime-fighting hero – he’s also a savvy marketing tool. The Dark Knight’s latest outing, Batman Arkham Knight, helped propel the US games market in June. Warner Bros’ title topped the software rankings for the month, according to market tracker The …

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Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Holy sales, Batman! Arkham Knight has beaten The Witcher 3 to become this year’s biggest launch to date. Bandai Namco’s RPG previously saw the biggest first week of 2015 when it launched back in May, holding onto the chart top spot for three weeks until it was deposed by The …

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Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition cancelled due to ‘quality compromise’

An ultra-premium version of the next Batman title has been pulled days before the game’s release. The Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition was the highest-tier offering available for Warner Bros’ upcoming superhero adventure, with a price tag of 169.99. What does that cost amount to? Well, those willing to stump …

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Batman Arkham Knight cape and cowl exhibition coming to London later this month

The Dark Knight is to become the centrepoint of a new art show headed to London. In the lead-up to the release of Batman Arkham Knight on June 22nd, Warner Bros has partnered with 20 contemporary artists and media celebrities to reimagine the superhero’s iconic cape and cowl. Celebrities including …

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Holy delay, Batman! Arkham Knight release postponed until the end of June

Bat-fans will have to wait a few more weeks to experience the conclusion to Rocksteady’s Arkham trilogy of Batman titles. Batman: Arkham Knight, which is to be published by Warner Bros, has been moved from release on PS4, Xbox One and PC on June 2nd to June 23rd. The move …

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Stores back Batman – Arkham Knight is UK retail’s most anticipated game for 2015

Warner’s Batman: Arkham Knight is UK retail’s most anticipated game of 2015. The upcoming title was highlighted by 14 per cent of the stores MCV spoke to for our retail survey. Halo 5 was nominated by 10 per cent of retailers. Meanwhile, Evolve, The Order 1886 and Uncharted 4: A …

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Margin Makers: Merchandise preview for 2015’s biggest games

As this year draws to a close, MCV takes a look at the merchandise already hitting store shelves ahead of 2015’s biggest game releases What a year 2014 has been for video games. We’ve had two biggest-ever new IP launches – Watch Dogs in May, which was then topped in …

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Batman: Arkham Knight slated for June 2015 release

The latest Batman title is coming to stores worldwide next June, Warner Bros has announced. Batman: Arkham Knight is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on June 2nd 2015. It was originally meant to be coming out at the end of 2014, but was delayed until 2015so that …

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