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Nintendo Switch accounted for 87% of consoles sold in Japan last year | Japan Annual Report

Famitsu/KADOKAWA data shows that Nintendo held almost 50% of boxed game sales in 2020

By Christopher Dring

GameFly introduces movies-only subscription

Original 'Netflix for games' mail order rental company expands offerings with a Netflix for movies

By Brendan Sinclair

Latest Retail articles

GameStop holiday sales down 3.1% in 2020

New consoles can't offset impact of closing more than 450 stores and COVID-19 shutdowns; retailer shakes up board of directors

By Brendan Sinclair

43 million games sold in the UK in 2020 | UK Annual Report

Nintendo Switch dominates retail, Ubisoft scores big in digital, and PS5 makes a strong start

By Christopher Dring

Amazon's 2020 gaming best-sellers again led by gift cards, Switch games

In fact, much of the top-sellers list looks near-identical to the 2019 listing

By Rebekah Valentine

Sony to launch PlayStation 5 in India in February

The PlayStation 5 is to release in India on February 2, with prices starting at Rs 39,990 ($600) for the digital edition. Pre-orders open on January 12

Animal Crossing: New Horizons ends 2020 at the top | UK Boxed Charts

It is also the second biggest game of the year behind FIFA 21

By Christopher Dring

Microsoft granting full refunds to anyone who purchased Cyberpunk 2077 digitally

Update: GameStop reportedly joins Best Buy and CD Projekt in also offering full refunds

By Rebekah Valentine

Eneba raises $8m for online gaming marketplace

Retailer to use funding for global expansion as it tries to compete with major online gaming retailers

By Rebekah Valentine

Steam breaks concurrent users record at nearly 25m

Valve's platform broke its own concurrent users record twice in the past couple of days

By Marie Dealessandri

Steam introduces new discovery tools

Steam games are now split across 48 genre categories, eight theme categories, and seven player mode categories, for a total of 63 new categories

By Marie Dealessandri

Outward has sold one million copies

Nine Dots' co-op RPG has sold one million units across all platforms since launch last year

PS5 comes out top in massive month for console sales | UK Monthly Charts

Nintendo Switch slips to second place for only the third time in two years

By Christopher Dring

Black Friday physical game sales drop 20% over 2019 l UK Boxed Charts

FIFA 21 and Nintendo Switch are the big winners during a major week of discounts

By Christopher Dring

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