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PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

There’s no sign of Xbox One closing the gap on PS4 in the US next-gen console sales race. Sony’s machine once again outsold its rival in August – that’s the eighth month in a row. "PlayStation 4 was number one in hardware sales for the eighth consecutive month and remains …

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Digital games are more environmentally damaging than physical games

Downloading games actually has a larger environmental impact than buying them physically, a new report has claimed. A study called The Carbon Footprint of Games Distribution in the Journal of Industrial Ecology says that more energy is used in the playing of games than the production or distribution of them. …

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PS4 is outselling Xbox One by over 3:1

Sony’s PS4 is estimated to have outsold Microsoft’s Xbox One by a ratio of more than three-to-one in the quarter ending June 30th. As part of Sony’s financial report today, it also revealed that it sold a combined total of 3.5m PS4 and PS3 units in the period. And having …

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VIDEO: Grand Theft Auto V compared on PS4 and PS3

The extent of the visual upgrade between Grand Theft Auto V on PS4 and PS3 has been detailed in a new video. As compiled by Eurogamer, the demo video released at E3 suggests a significant upgrade has been applied to the game, with better texture resolution, a sharp increase in …

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PS4 outsells Xbox One for fourth successive month in US

Sony’s early dominance of the next-gen hardware race in the US shows no sign of abating. NPD has revealed that PS4 outsold Xbox One in April – that’s the fourth month in a row that Microsoft’s had to settle for second place. PS4’s actual monthly sales weren’t revealed, although Microsoft …

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Xbox One sold 1.2m in last quarter as Xbox revenue rises

Microsoft has said that it sold 1.2m Xbox One consoles in the quarter ending March 31st. The platform holder hasn’t said how many consoles it has sold in total. In January when it said it had shipped 3.9m Xbox Ones and then last week it said that number had climbed …

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Titanfall vs InFamous – two next-gen exclusives compared

This month has seen both next-gen consoles finally get their hands on a big exclusive, but what do the arrivals of Titanfall and InFamous: Second Son reveal? Well, we know that InFamous helped PS4 hardware sales jump by 106 per cent week-on-week. Titanfall, meanwhile, helped Xbox One to a 96 …

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PS4 games outselling Xbox One by 3-to-1 on Play.com

Sales of PS4 software are beating sales of games for rival Xbox One by a ratio of 3-to-1 ok Rakuten’s Play.com. Call of Duty: Ghosts is the best selling game on both machines ahead of second placed FIFA 14. The best selling game overall, however, wasn’t even a console game …

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Gran Turismo 6 fails to keep pace

The early success of next-gen consoles appears to have claimed a very high profile victim. OPM reports that estimates from analysis firm Cowen & Co peg Gran Turismo 6’s sales to date in America at 300,000 units. In the same period, predecessor Gran Turismo 5 sold 1,169,074 copies. For what …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts may be the best-performing next-gen launch game, but it is still falling far behind predecessor Black Ops II’s commercial success. That’s according to Cowen & Company’s Doug Creutz, as reported by VentureBeat. Upon further reflection, we think the [Call of Duty] numbers are a bit …

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