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    Humble Bundle VR sale

    Humble currently has a fantastic bundle chock-full of VR's best games...the first payment tier starts at $1 and gets you Cosmic Trip and Smashbox Arena, both of which have 'Very Positive' user reviews on Steam...the next tier gets you Gorn, Budget Cuts, and Space Pirate Trainer...lastly, there's...
  2. cageymaru

    Dead Cells Sales Exceed the One Million Mark

    According to USgamer, sales of Dead Cells has exceeded the one million mark. The studio Motion Twin also announced that 60% of those sales were on the PC platform. The game features an "outstanding mix of roguelite and metroidvania elements" and is one of the best games on the Nintendo Switch...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Anthem Was Bioware's Second Best Launch

    Following their trouble with Mass Effect: Andromeda, Bioware has a lot riding on their last big release: Anthem. Recent reports of low physical sales, as well as mixed feedback from the players in the game, suggested that the title might not be doing particularly well. However, a recent report...
  4. cageymaru

    VR Rhythm Game 'Beat Saber' Sells over 1 Million Copies

    Beat Saber may have become the first VR title to sell more than 1 million copies. Beat Games co-founder and CEO Jaroslav Beck thinks the secret to the game's success is "It is super intuitive." He also credited his team for creating a game that didn't crash and didn't lead to motion sickness...
  5. cageymaru

    Capcom Ships 4 Million Units of Resident Evil 2 Worldwide

    Capcom has announced that 4 million units of Resident Evil 2 have shipped worldwide. The platforms that Capcom released the survival horror game onto include the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Cumulative sales of the games in the series now total 90 million units since the first title debuted...
  6. cageymaru

    Smartphone Manufacturers Slow Production as Global Demand Weakens

    According to reports, the global smartphone market is cooling off as manufacturers slowed production in Q4 2018 and have modest goals for Q1 2019. Smartphone sales in Q4 2018 were lower-than-expected and this has led to the scaling back of production by smartphone manufacturers. "TrendForce...
  7. cageymaru

    HTC Sales Are down over 61% in 2018

    HTC sales are still weak as its end of year financial statement showed a 61.78% decline in consolidated sales when compared to last year. This is the seventh consecutive year of decline that the company has experienced. HTC recently launched a new phone in December, but sales were still down...
  8. cageymaru

    Apple Lowered Its Q1 Revenue Guidance Due to Slow iPhone Sales in China

    Apple has lowered its Q1 revenue guidance in a letter to investors. CEO Tim Cook also conducted an interview with CNBC in which he discusses factors such as rising trade tensions, the strong U.S. dollar and its effect on sales of iPhone products in China. He noted other factors such as users in...
  9. cageymaru

    Amazon Breaks Its Holiday Sales Records for Most Items Ordered Worldwide

    Amazon has announced that it has broken its holiday sales record for most items sold worldwide. Consumers purchased millions of Amazon products such as the Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Kindle and more. Alexa was used to set 100 million timers this holiday season and the last package delivered via...
  10. cageymaru

    Nintendo Switch Outsells All Other Current Generation Consoles

    According to data from the NPD group and released through Nintendo in a press release, the Nintendo Switch is the fastest selling console of this hardware generation through its first 21 months on the market. The Nintendo Switch has sold over 8.7 million units since its launch in March 2017...
  11. cageymaru

    Amazon Announces Record-Breaking Global Holiday Shopping Weekend

    Amazon has coined the phrase "Turkey 5" to describe the 5 shopping days starting at Thanksgiving and ending on Cyber Monday. During this time period, Amazon sold more than 180 million items. Small and medium businesses selling on Amazon saw sales increase by 20% during this time period. Cyber...
  12. cageymaru

    Sony Announces the Fifth Anniversary of PlayStation 4

    In a new blog post, Sony Senior Vice President Eric Lempel announced sales statistics to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Sony PlayStation 4. The video game juggernaut has sold 86.1 million hardware units, in addition to over 777.9 million software units worldwide. Two of the top selling...
  13. G

    2018 Holiday Deals Compilation (Black Friday Cyber Monday)

    I'm compiling my personal list of deals again this year and thought I would share the list with anyone interested! I'm just gathering lists from various sources and putting them in one place. Link to the Google Doc below. :)...
  14. cageymaru

    Alibaba Sets E-Commerce Record with Singles Day Shopping Festival

    Alibaba has set a new e-commerce sales record on China's 11.11 or Singles Day as over $30.8 billion was spent during the event. It took the online retail portal 85 seconds to hit $1 billion in sales. Sales increased 27% over last year and more than 1 billion delivery orders were processed. In...
  15. cageymaru

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Has Sold More Copies Than the Original Game

    Take-Two Interactive Software has raised the bar for its 2019 financial outlook after record breaking sales for Red Dead Redemption 2 have raked in the cash. Red Dead Redemption 2 has sold more copies in 8 days than the original game did in 8 years. The sales from Red Dead Redemption 2 aren't...
  16. cageymaru

    AMD Q3 2018 Earnings Release

    AMD has announced the Q3 2018 earnings release. In the Computing and Graphics segment, Ryzen processor sales increased to 70% of total client revenue in the quarter. Overall revenue increased by 12% in the segment, as OEM GPU sales continued to be robust, but this growth was offset by a...
  17. cageymaru

    SEGA Sheds Light on Industry Approach to Localization and Worldwide Sales

    The SEGA Sammy Group has released the corporation's financial statements which contain insights into how Japanese games have fared in the West. Persona 5 which recently launched in 2017 has sold 2.2 million copies worldwide due to the effort put into translating the IP into English, traditional...
  18. cageymaru

    AMD September Motherboard Shipments Up 15% in China as Demand Increases

    According to Weng Wei of China Times, AMD motherboard sales were up 15% during the month of September in China as the growth trend more than doubled. This has led to the price of AMD processors increasing from 30% to 50% within the region. The price of high-end AMD motherboards has increased...
  19. cageymaru

    VR Shipments Decreased 33% Due to a Lack of Bundling and Discounts in 2018

    The International Data Corporation (IDC) conducted a study into 2018's decline in the number of VR headsets sold. First they found that many of the screenless viewers that were bundled with phones have been discontinued and they accounted for a large portion of the market. Tethered headsets...
  20. DooKey

    World of Warcraft Far From Dead, Battle for Azeroth Breaks Launch Day Record

    I know a lot of people have tired of WoW over the years and I'm on of them, however, the latest expansion has sold more copies on launch day than any prior expansion of the venerable MMO. Blizzard is claiming 3.4 million copies sold on launch day and this is good news for the company since it's...
  21. cageymaru

    Monster Hunter: World Global Sales Boosted by Steam Release

    Capcom has announced that their global smash hit Monster Hunter: World has shipped over 10 million copies. Reaching this important milestone has been accelerated by the release of the PC version on the Steam platform as the overall sales numbers include digital download and home console sales...
  22. cageymaru

    Vive Team at HTC Refutes Claims That VR Is Dying

    The HTC Vive team has taken offense with an article by Digital Trends that showed VR is dying by linking third party Amazon sales numbers. The Vive team explains their lower Amazon sales numbers are due to the headset being currently sold out on Amazon's website for weeks at a time. This is...
  23. DooKey

    Graphics Card Sales to Face Difficulties in 2H18

    Digitimes sources believe sales of NVIDIA cards are going to be slow in 2H18 for three primary reasons. First, cryptomining is demand is dropping. Second, vendors have a large stock of current gen cards and don't want to lower prices. Lastly, due to overstock of current gen the next gen will be...
  24. noclevername

    [Warm to hot deals] Newegg Fantastech Sale Deals Mega Thread

    Below is a list of several deals that seemed to be decent amount off or just a good price. Not everything is going to be a screaming deal or a massive savings, but most should be alright. Especially for those in the market for some of these items. All prices were just looked at the dollar value...
  25. DooKey

    NPD Predicts Switch Will Be 2018's Best-Selling Console

    The PS4 has been the best selling console of this generation, but the folks over at the NPD group are predicting the Switch is going to take that crown this year. Yes, God of War and other Sony exclusives are moving consoles, however, Nintendo has a nice stable of games for the Switch that are...
  26. DooKey

    New 2018 iPhone Models to Come in Gold, Grey, White, Blue, Red and Orange Colors

    9To5Mac says Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the 2018 iPhones are going to come in three flavors and will also have a larger variety of colors. Besides the additional colors that will be offered we'll see the entry-level iPhone come with an LCD screen and lots of X features, an upgraded...
  27. DooKey

    Amazon Increases Sales by 43% and They Should Thank AWS

    Amazon released their earnings report yesterday and it showed that net sales increased by 43% over the first quarter of last year. This just shows that Amazon isn't resting on their laurels and it's actively growing all parts of their business. One thing of note is the fact that 73% of operating...
  28. R

    GTA: V Now the Highest Grossing Media Title Ever

    MarketWatch is reporting that Grand Theft Auto 5 has beaten out every other game and movie ever made, and is now the most financially successful media title of all time. Since its 2013 launch, GTA: V has sold 90 million units, putting it's total haul in the neighborhood of $6 billion. I'm...
  29. DooKey

    Gartner Reports First Ever Global Decline in Smartphone Sales

    Gartner has been following the smartphone market since 2004 and in Q4 of 2017 their figures showed a decline of 5.6 percent from Q4 of 2016. This is the first decline in sales they have recorded since they began tracking sales. I'm sure this isn't the beginning of the end for smartphones...
  30. R

    Research Shows Piracy Can Help Music Sales

    A new academic paper published in the Information Economics and Policy journal shows that piracy can help many artists to sell more music. In a paper titled 'Purchase, pirate, publicize: Private-network music sharing and market album sales' he examined the effect of BitTorrent-based piracy on...
  31. R

    Nintendo Switch Is The Fastest-Selling Video Game Console Ever In The US

    Business Wire has announced that the Nintendo Switch has become the fastest-selling console in US history. In the 1 months since the Switch launched it has sold 4.8 million units in the US, surpassing the original Wii system which sold more than 4 million in the same timeframe. This continues...
  32. G

    Holiday Deals Compilation List 2017

    I'm in the midst of putting together my annual Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and everything in between and all around Holiday Deals list. I do this each year to keep organized all the deals for myself but share it in a Google Doc for other to use too. Just don't buy out the things I'm trying to...
  33. DooKey

    Chevy Beats Tesla for October's Highest-Selling Electric Car

    The Bolt dominated electric vehicle sales in October, selling over twice as many cars as the Tesla Model S, according to Inside EVs. It makes sense that the Bolt might outpace the Tesla Model S in sales. The Model S starts at $94,000, whereas the Bolt starts at around $30,000 after tax...
  34. DooKey

    Nintendo Says Switch Will Beat Wii U Total Sales Within its First Year

    It looks like the Switch is a real winner for Nintendo. They have forecast that Switch will sell over 14 million units in its first year and that's better than the Wii U sold in its entire product lifecycle. Of course it helps that the Wii U wasn't a very good gaming device. Anyway, the...
  35. FrgMstr

    HTC says that Vive Sales are on Track in First Year

    GamesIndustry.biz to some time to pose some questions to HTC's General Manager of Vive, Dan O'Brien, and Vice President of Global VR Content, Joel Brenton. It looks as if HTC is happy with its meeting its first year targets with early VR adopters and are happy where things are going outside of...
  36. FrgMstr

    Qualcomm Pushes Forward on iPhone and iPad Sales Ban

    So the squabble between Qualcomm and Apple has not exactly been a secret, but Qualcomm upped the stakes a bit yesterday by filing lawsuits for patent infringement in order to get sales injunctions against many of Apple's products in the U.S. as reported by The Register. We will keep our eyes...
  37. FrgMstr

    ASMedia Expects Sales Rally

    DigiTimes is reporting today that ASMedia is expecting to see sales rally by 80% in 2H17. So why is this interesting? Well, ASMedia is one of the companies that makes a lot of controller parts for USB, SATA, and PCIe interfaces. And guess what? Yes, new motherboard platforms rely on these...
  38. Zarathustra[H]

    Amazon Now Accounts for More Than Half of All Internet Sales Growth

    Slice intelligence has a report up today showing that Amazon now accounts for 53% of all internet sales growth in the U.S, capturing 43% of all U.S. online sales in 2016. They attribute this in large part to the very successful Echo line of products, and their willingness to pursue other risky...
  39. G

    Cyber Monday Holiday Online Deals 2016 Compilation List

    If anyone is interested in this list I tend to put one together each year for deals around the Holidays. I usually share it with friends and family but also post it on here if it's helpful for anyone. I do try to keep it as updated as possible but I am merely human and am just as busy as anyone...
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