The highly anticipated Evolve, from Left 4 Dead developers Turtle Rock Studios, hits the top hard. With as little as 400 copies between the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, both consoles are way out in front of the PC as it takes 3%.
The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D comes in at second as the best selling single platform title this week.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (+14%) improves with promotions to seal third.
With an improvement of 95% over its predecessor, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate takes fourth ahead of Grand Theft Auto V (-7%) and FIFA 15 (-1%) at fifth and sixth respectively.
Far Cry 4 (+128%) is pushed up two places to seventh with heavy promotions.
Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-13%) is down three places at eighth, staying in the top ten unlike the PlayStation Edition (-9%) at eleventh.
Assassin’s Creed: Unity (-16%) is down five places to ninth and Destiny (+3%) falls three to tenth despite positive sales.
Feeling loved up? Then get ready to snuggle with episode 27 of Britain’s soon-to-be-favourite gaming podcast, The Gamebrit Podcast!
In this Valentine’s Day Special, the two single members of the podcast team, Mike and Colin, go on an audio date and quickly get through the video game discussion to get to the important topics of the moment, including but not limited to: gambling habits, the heyday of arcades, essential alarm clock discussion, dream jobs, thrill seeking and biggest regrets.
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The top three remain in place to give Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-21%) eight top weeks, equalling FIFA 15 (15%) which sits at third.
Grand Theft Auto V (-23%) remains at second with relatively poor performance.
Assassin’s Creed: Unity (+25%), which takes four places with promotions on the PlayStation 4 seeing the average selling price fall by £5 to £27.
Minecraft: Xbox Edition (+6%) stays in front of the Playstation Edition (-6%) as the latter takes three places to sixth despite a loss in sales.
Destiny (+15%) also takes three places in the chart, to seventh place with positive sales, displacing Call of Duty: Ghosts (-16%) to eighth and Far Cry 4 (-21%) to ninth.
Managing a small improvement, The Club (+5%) reenters the top ten.
The Gamebrit Podcast episode 26 is ready for your ears!
This week Britain’s soon-to-be-favourite gaming podcast talks about Spotify coming to the PS3 and PS4, the recent Windows 10 / Xbox event, and the new Lego games announced.
Games discussed include Grim Fandango Remastered, Framed, Alien Isolation,#IDARB, and backtrackathon Metroid Prime Trilogy.
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (+27%) takes an uplift in sales to best Grand Theft Auto V (-2%), leaving the latter unable to best a three week consecutive run set by the Activision title.
FIFA 15 (-5%) and Saints Row IV Re-Elected / Gat Out of Hell (-38%) hold third and fourth respectively.
Minecraft: Xbox Edition leaps over Far Cry 4 to fifth. The PlayStation Edition sticks at ninth.
Having received promotions last week, Call of Duty: Ghosts (-37%) only drops two places at seventh.
Assassin’s Creed: Unity rises four places to land at eighth.
Completing the top ten, Destiny is up one place from eleventh.
Terraria (+77%) launches on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 to take thirteenth.
Watch live video from ControlJoe on www.twitch.tv
Joe Lovett is taking to the streets as a virtual ‘Sim’ for a day (no Plumbob in sight) in an effort to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and all the action is to be streamed via Twitch.
Lovett will be walking around the streets of Lincoln, Lincolnshire from midday until 10pm on Monday, February 2nd with a GoPro strapped to his head. Viewers can control Joe’s “Twitch Does Reality” stream and give him instructions via the Twitch chat and tipping a minimum donation of £1 — the action can also be followed via the #ControlJoe hashtag on Twitter.
Britain’s soon-to-be-favourite gaming podcast, The Gamebrit Podcast is here with its 25th episode!
This week we talk about the Boomerang Rentals ‘hack’ allegations, the latest from Nintendo, directly to you and the hope that we may see a new Rock Band game pretty soon.
Games discussed include Ryse: Son of Rome, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris and WWE Immortals to name but a few.
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Grand Theft Auto V (-5%) continues for a third week at the top of the chart, with seven weeks in total, overachieving any previous title in the series.
Swapping again, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-3%) does better at third and FIFA 15 (-10%) drops to fifth.
At fourth, Saints Row IV Re-Elected / Gat Out of Hell launches on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with a bundled expansion.
Call of Duty: Ghosts (+401%) takes a massive boost to fifth with heavy retail promotions.
Far Cry 4 (-21%), Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-4%) and Minecraft: Playstation Edition (-3%) are all down two places to sixth, seventh and ninth respectively.
Rugby 15 scores on its debut at eighth.
The Crew (-22%) falls four places to tenth.
BAFTA are offering independent British game developers the opportunity to exhibit their game at the BAFTA Inside Games Arcade booth at EGX Rezzed in London. The event, which had 75,000 visitors in 2014. runs 12-14th March at Tobacco Dock.
Developers have until February 2nd to submit their game to BAFTA, those picked will have the opportunity to show off their work for free over the course of the three day event. Even if the game has been released, it can provide developers with some much needed exposure in the capital.
Full terms and conditions can be found with including registrations details at the BAFTA site.
GTA V remains at the top for a second consecutive week in 2015.
At second, FIFA 15 (-28%) has a better week to swap places with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-34%) which is now at third.
Far Cry 4 (-44%) sits at fourth, ahead of Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-11%) which rises to fifth to build distance between the PlayStation Edition (-24%) at seventh.
The Crew (-47%) drops 7940 copies and one place to sixth.
Assassin’s Creed: Unity (-47%) and Destiny (-35%) are at eighth and ninth respectively.
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (-27%) completes the top ten by climbing three places.
Elsewhere, Disney Infinity (+250%) comes back to the chart at thirty-third by the way of strong retailer promotions.
Nintendo announced Tuesday, January 20th plans to kill off their loyalty program, Club Nintendo.
The service, which launched in 2007 and prior to that was known as VIP 24:7, will close later in 2015 on September 30th.