Animal Crossing: New Leaf back on top in Japan, 3DS LL maintains
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf back on top in Japan, 3DS LL maintains

Despite new releases from Nippon Ichi, Compile Heart and the release of Hitman: Absolution in Japan, Animal Crossing: New Leaf re-took the top spot on the Media Create charts after being bested by a brunette Dante last week. The Nintendo life sim sold an additional 82,370 units for the period, which brings its life-to-date-total to ... Read More»
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US PS Stpre update, January 29 – Crysis 3 beta, Hitman HD, Bayonetta, more
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US PS Stpre update, January 29 – Crysis 3 beta, Hitman HD, Bayonetta, more

The US PlayStation Store has been updated with the usual torrent of new DLC, plus a couple of tasty new full games, HD collections and a very popular PS2 Classic. It’s quite a good week for full PS3 games, starting with pre-orders for Crysis 3 as well as the free beta, but taking in Bayonetta ... Read More»
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God Eater 2 videos and screenshots show off weapons, characters, environments
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God Eater 2 videos and screenshots show off weapons, characters, environments

New screenshots for God Eater 2 have appeared over on Siliconera, each showing the various weapons, environments and characters in the game. You should head over there for a look. Below the break, there’s also three videos of the game which were released by Nacmo yesterday. God Eater 2 will release later in the year ... Read More»
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DmC Devil May Cry takes over Japan, 3DS XL still the clear hardware winner
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DmC Devil May Cry takes over Japan, 3DS XL still the clear hardware winner

DmC Devil May Cry debuted at number one on the Media Create charts last week, knocking Animal Crossing : New Leaf down a notch. The Capcom actioner moved 110,429, besting Animal Crossing by 12,981 units. 3DS LL and 3DS were both down over last week, however, both handheld were still the best and second-best selling ... Read More»
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Corpse Party: Book of Shadows hits PSN Europe today
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Corpse Party: Book of Shadows hits PSN Europe today

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows will hit PSN in your European territory today, courtesy of publisher XSEED. Both the PSP and PS Vita versions will be available at launch. In a note passed to VG247 today, XSEED confirmed that the game would sell at €14.99 on both formats, adding, “The sequel to 2011’s hit horror ... Read More»
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US PS Store Update – DUST 514 beta, The Cave, Ni No Kuni and more
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US PS Store Update – DUST 514 beta, The Cave, Ni No Kuni and more

A handful of new releases, a stack of DLC and a highly-anticipated beta lead this week’s US PlayStation Store update. We get a handful of new full PlayStation 3 games this week. The headliner is probably Level-5 and Studio Ghibli’s gorgeous RPG, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, but you’ll also find Ninja ... Read More»
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PlayStation Network maintenance extended
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PlayStation Network maintenance extended

Today’s scheduled 12 hour maintenance window for the PlayStation Network has been extended, Sony has announced via Twitter. The announcement mentions the downtime has been extended “to tomorrow morning”, and as it was supposed to end at 8:00 PM PT, that suggests we’re looking at an additional four hours at the very least. Updates are ... Read More»
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PlayStation Network downtime to last 12 hours
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PlayStation Network downtime to last 12 hours

PlayStation Australia has announced the PlayStation Network will be down for scheduled maintenance later this week. The outage is expected to last 12 hours, from 3:00AM AEST on Friday, January 18. It’s not yet clear whether the outage will affect other territories, but the European team hasn’t made an announcement. Lack of further information suggests ... Read More»
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf, 3DS still tops on Japanese charts
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf, 3DS still tops on Japanese charts

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Leaf and 3DS are still the reigning champions of the Media Create charts in Japan. Hit up the break for the full thing. Here’s the full software chart for the period. Life-to-date sales are in parentheses: [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo, 11/08/12) – 83,220 (2,186,309) [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. ... Read More»
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US PS Store update, January 15 – free GT5 DLC, cheap Vita games, DmC
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US PS Store update, January 15 – free GT5 DLC, cheap Vita games, DmC

This week’s US PlayStation Store update isn’t very hefty but includes some excellent savings, a couple of decent classics, and a useful social app. Just two full PS3 games grace the store this week, the controversial DmC: Devil May Cry and the Angry Birds Trilogy. However, on the PSP side we have the incredibly creepy ... Read More»
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EU PSN maintenance starts Thursday January 17
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EU PSN maintenance starts Thursday January 17

EU PSN maintenance is scheduled to take place from 4pm GMT on Thursday January 17 until 4am on Friday January 18. The maintenance will affect the following services, which will be offline during the 12-hour period: PlayStation Store, account managemen... Read More»
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Nintendo titles reign supreme on Japanese charts
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Nintendo titles reign supreme on Japanese charts

Titles for Nintendo systems dominated the Media Create’s latest sales chat, with Animal Crossing: New Lead stilling comfortable on top. There were no new releases for the period. 3DS LL and 3DS were still the number one and the number two best selling systems for the week as well, which helped push the handheld’s unit ... Read More»
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Corpse Party: Book of Shadows due next Tuesday
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Corpse Party: Book of Shadows due next Tuesday

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows hits in next week’s US PlayStation Store update, XSEED has confirmed, with a European release due soon. The horrific adventure game will set you back $20 and while developed for PSP is also compatible with Vita. Check out a teaser through the break. Book of Shadows is an anthology of ... Read More»
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Game consoles are third largest category of connected devices in the US – NPD
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Game consoles are third largest category of connected devices in the US – NPD

The latest NPD report cites game consoles as the third largest category of online devices connected to the Internet by residents of the United States. Figures in the report show 425 million web-connected devices in US American homes, 39 million of which are game consoles. The figures are interesting because the most recent US census ... Read More»
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Unchained Blades to release through Nintendo eShop in January
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Unchained Blades to release through Nintendo eShop in January

Unchained Blades will release on Nintendo eShop for 3DS on January 3, according to XSEED. The game will run you $29.99. Once it’s released, hopefully the XSEED will get to work on localizing Unchained Blades Exxiv for you. It’s possible. Th... Read More»
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