Sony announced this morning that it shipped over 8 million units of the Move controller to retailers worldwide as of April 3. The company also noted that the PlayStation Move "ecosystem," which includes the PS Eye, Move navigation controller and Move-friendly software, "continues to see strong momentum at retail." (The company had shipped 4.1 million Moves by last November.) Sony also mentioned that PS3 sales have reached 50 million units worldwide. Comments (0) | Permalink
After only a month on the market the 3DS has lost it's spot in the Japan handheld market to the PSP. The 3DS fell behind the PSP by a margin of about 15,000 units.
What's more, according to a report from Japanese news site Inside Games, only around 836,000 3DS units have been sold in Japan so far -- a little over half of the initial Japanese shipment.
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BioWare today confirmed Dragon Age II has sold - not shipped - over 1 million copies worldwide in less than two weeks.
To celebrate, the BioWare is offering fans that purchased the game the option of receiving the PC version of Mass Effect 2 for free. Dragon Age II's Online Pass code must be entered to receive a voucher code of the game. Head over to BioWare's official website to learn more. Comments (0) | Permalink
The world of professional gaming is about to heat up. Later this month, IGN is launching the first season of its new eSports Pro League with an invitational tournament featuring combatants from top North American StarCraft II clans. A total of 16 players from nine different clans have been selected.Contestants will duke it out over the course of eight brutal days and compete for $5,000 in prizes and four automatic qualifier spots for the second IPL season. Comments (0) | Permalink
As a result of the recent earthquake in Japan, the NGP handheld may not make the holiday 2011 release window worldwide. "It may be the straw that says 'maybe we get to just one market by the end of the year,'" SCEA president Jack Tretton told Bloomberg, suggesting that Sony may opt to stagger production of the handheld and release it in just one territory this year. Comments (2) | Permalink
Star Wars: The Old Republic has received a release date target confirmation of Spring 2011 for their highly anticipated upcoming Massively Multiplayer Online RPG set in the Star Wars universe.
Read more: Star Wars: The Old Republic release date in Spring 2011 confirmed by LucasArts - Video Games Blogger http://www.videogamesblogger.com/2010/01/13/star-wars-the-old-republic-release-date-in-spring-2011-confirmed-by-lucasarts. Comments (3) | Permalink
The PSP’s successor, currently codenamed the Next Generation Portable (NGP), is already on its way to repeat history as the Nintendo 3DS is slated for a March 27th North American release—way ahead of the NGP’s expected 2011 holiday season debut Comments (0) | Permalink
"We've not said publicly what the next thing for us will be in the home console space, but based on what we've learned on 3-D, likely, that won't be it," Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime Comments (0) | Permalink