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Resident Evil 5 sells more than UK top ten combined

Resident Evil 5 sells more than UK top ten combined

By 17 March 2009

It seems Resident Evil 5 certainly wanted to make its debut into the UK All Formats chart this week a memorable one, as it stormed straight in at number one, selling more copies than the rest of the titles in the top ten combined. Chart-Track also confirmed... >>

Mario Kart Wii tops global games chart for 2008

Mario Kart Wii tops global games chart for 2008

By 4 February 2009

Global sales data has shown that Nintendo's Mario Kart Wii was the biggest selling game across the world in 2008, selling nearly 9 million games across the UK, US and Japanese markets. This data has been compiled from a collaboration between GfK Chart-Track,... >>

Brain Training "does not improve mental sharpness"

By 26 January 2009

All those hours spent on your DS crunching numbers and memorising words on a brain training game, may well have amounted to nothing if a recent report is to be believed. Researchers at the University of Rennes in Brittany have concluded that there is... >>

New Play Control! Wii titles dated

New Play Control! Wii titles dated

By 20 January 2009

Nintendo has announced release dates for two GameCube remakes that have been reworked in widescreen and revamped specifically with Wii controls in mind. Pikmin and Mario Power Tennis fans will be delighted to see the return of their favourites on 6 February... >>

WiiWare update gets gamers thinking with Lonpos

WiiWare update gets gamers thinking with Lonpos

By 19 January 2009

The new release for WiiWare this week will challenge your powers of logic and concentration, and really give your grey matter a bit of a work out. Based on a real-life puzzle of the same name, Lonpos challenges gamers to arrange differently shaped pieces... >>

Wii Fit tops All Format charts for fifth time

Wii Fit tops All Format charts for fifth time

By 19 January 2009

Nintendo's Wii Fit is proving ever popular with gamers, as it claims its place at the top of the ELSPA Gfk-ChartTrack All Formats chart for the fifth time. However, it was closely challenged by Activision Blizzard's Call of Duty: World at War, which sold... >>

Microsoft to increase Xbox Live Friends limit

Microsoft to increase Xbox Live Friends limit

By 13 January 2009

Microsoft executive Aaron Greenberg has said that plans are in the pipeline to up the number of Friends you can have on Xbox Live. "I can't commit to when that will happen, but that is something we want to do", he said in a recent interview. "It's definitely... >>

Fifa '09 named best selling All Format game 2008

Fifa '09 named best selling All Format game 2008

By 13 January 2009

End-of-year data from ELSPA and Gfk-ChartTrack has shown that Fifa '09 was the best-selling All Format game of the year, thanks to two million copies being snapped up since October. Mario Kart came in a close second, but did make the best-selling single-SKU... >>

Wii Sports becomes best-selling game of all time

By 5 January 2009

Wii Sports has pipped retro favourite Super Mario Bros. as the best-selling game of all time. In a list of worldwide sales put together by VGChartz, Wii Sports has apparently sold 40.52 million units (including bundle sales), while Super Mario Bros. sits... >>

Sony downplays poor LittleBigPlanet sales

Sony downplays poor LittleBigPlanet sales

By 19 November 2008

Despite being one of the most anticipated games of the year, and receiving the thumbs up from gamers and critics alike, LittleBigPlanet hasn't exactly stormed the charts like one might have expected. It entered the all-format charts at a debut position... >>


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