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Sleeping Dogs returns to the top of the UK sales chart this week. This would be the third time the Square Enix sandbox crime game has held first in the month since its debut. It took last week off for Guild Wars 2, which now sits in sixth following an 84 percent sales drop.The only new entry to the...

September 10th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 leaped over the 1 million mark in Japan, topping the country's sales charts for the third consecutive week. Nintendo's platformer sold 71,092 copies this week, which despite being less than half of last week's sales was enough to see it through to seven figures.That fall in...

August 30th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Sleeping Dogs rests comfortably in first place for a second week on the UK charts. Darksiders 2's debut didn't knock off the crime simulator, but the apocalyptic sequel did see 80 percent more units sold in its first week than its predecessor, according to Chart-Track.The only other new entry to th...

August 28th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the 3DS has sold almost 1 million copies in Japan since its launch on July 28, holding the top spot in the sales charts with 152,026 turned over last week. Over its lifespan, New Super Mario Bros. 2 has sold 942,758 copies in Japan.Japan is slow to catch the digital down...

August 22nd 2012 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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Crime drama Sleeping Dogs awoke to meaty sales in the UK last week, sinking its teeth into first place. Chart-Track notes the game, developed by United Front Games and published by Square Enix, has become "the sixth best selling game on first week sales in 2012."The other major debut last week was...

August 20th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Esteemed actress Penélope Cruz appeared in a recent commercial promoting the launch of Nintendo's 3DS XL and New Super Mario Bros. 2 in Europe.With a rather convincing performance as herself, Cruz giggled her way through stages of the latest Mario game while cradling the 3DS XL in her dainty...

August 19th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's latest handheld system, the 3DS XL, released in North America today for $199.99. While western buyers can't get a special Pikachu version, Engadget's review indicates that the system is a pretty big improvement on the original 3DS regardless of its color scheme.New Super Mario Bros. 2 al...

August 19th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 is a good platformer. Nobody doubted it would be. However, it's impossible to avoid holding a Mario game up to a higher standard than other platformers, and in that context it's a lot less successful.Three games in, the New Super Mario Bros. series is already set in its ways...

August 1st 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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You might think it's neat that North American Club Nintendo members will net extra coins for downloading the digital version of New Super Mario Bros. 2, but Japanese fans get an even sweeter bonus: An entire game. Specifically, Japanese downloaders will get Donkey Kong: Original Edition, which feat...

July 23rd 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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When New Super Mario Bros. 2 arrives in August, Nintendo will give everyone who buys the downloadable version some extra Club Nintendo coins. Registering a store-bought copy of New Super Mario Bros. 2 will get you 50 coins, but if you download it you'll get 100 coins instead. Those looking to downl...

July 20th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments