Sony Corp. this week said the Playstation 4 ranked as the top-selling video game hardware at Apr. U.S. retail.
The PS4 has sold more than seven million units in global territories.
Sony this week said MLB 14 The Show is the fastest-selling entry in the history of the franchise.
The Playstation 4 SKU exceeded prior benchmarks for most pre-order sales, day-one sales and week-one sales.
In addition, week-one sales increased nearly 40 percent from the year prior.
Sony Corp. this week released the Clubs Trailer for DriveClub for the Playstation 4.
The trailer features Clubs that can be organized to earn accolades and build reputation and fame.
Sony this month said Infamous: Second Son for the Playstation 4 ranked in the top five digital sales in the Playstation Network in Apr.
For the month of Apr., Infamous: Second Son ranked as the No. 4 top-selling PS4 digital download title at the Playstation Store.
Ubisoft Inc. this week said the resolution for Watch Dogs for the Playstation 4 will be greater than that of the Xbox One.
The company this week said the Watch Dogs PS4 SKU will run at 900p while the Xbox One SKU will run at 792p. Both SKUs will hold a 30 frames-per-second fidelity.
Sony this week release The Canyon Multiplayer Map for Killzone: Shadow Fall for the Playstation 4.
The Canyon is a close-quarters map that includes new gravity wells move upwards to different areas.
It is available now at no cost.
Bandai Namco Games America Inc. this week said Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn for the Playstation 3 will be sold as a digital download at the Playstation Store July 1.
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn features mobile suits and pilots from more than 30 years of Gundam anime and manga.
The final game includes solo, and local and online co-op functionality.
It will sell at $39.99.
Sony this month said Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut for the Playstation 4 ranked in the top 10 digital sales in the Playstation Network division in Apr.
For the month of Apr., Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut ranked as the No. 8 best-selling digital download title at the Playstation Store.
Developed by Born Ready Games, Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut is a space flight combat shooter in which users pilot a ship that can transform into a mech called the Strike Suit.
Microsoft this week said the Xbox One ranked as the No. 2 video game hardware at Apr. U.S. retail.
The hardware sold 115,000 units in Apr. to rank as the No. 2 platform for the month.
Microsoft this week said it will sell the Xbox One without the Kinect sensor at $399.00 June 9 at U.S. retail.
The hardware was previously sold only with the Kinect sensor at $499.99.
Microsoft Corp. this week said it will release Halo 5: Guardians for the Xbox One in fall 2015.
Halo 5: Guardians is the next installment of the franchise to include Master Chief.
It is said to be larger than Halo 4, run at a 60 frames-per-second graphics fidelity, and feature dedicated servers.
Activision Blizzard Inc. this week said it will release Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition Aug. 19.
The title includes the Reaper of Souls expansion pack, Apprentice Mode to boost low-level players, local, online four-player co-op, new inventory system, updated boss battles and more.
The PS4 and Xbox One SKUs will sell at $59.99. The PS3 and Xbox 360 SKUs will sell at $39.99.
Bethesda Softworks this week released the ‘House of the Rising Sun’ Trailer for Wolfenstein: The New Order.
The trailertrailer features pre-release story and gameplay from the final game.
Wolfenstein: The New Order, to be sold May 20, is a new installment in the classic first-person action adventure franchise.
Respawn Entertainment and EA Inc.’s Titanfall for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One, Xbox 360 and the PC ranked as the top-selling software title in Apr. U.S. retail data.
NPD Group Inc. this week said Titanfall ranked as the No. 1 software in Apr. across all platforms.
Ubisoft Inc. this week Watch Dogs is the most pre-ordered new IP in the company’s history.
In addition, the title is the second most pre-ordered Ubisoft title, and the most pre-ordered new IP in 2014.
Capcom Co. this week said it will release Ultra Street Fighter IV in June.
The DLC will be sold June 4 via the Playstation Network and June 5 via Xbox Live at $14.99.
The PS3 and Xbox 360 full retail SKUs will be sold Aug. 5. In addition, the DLC and full retail SKU for the PC will be sold Aug. 8. The full retail SKU will carry an MSRP of $39.99.
Nintendo Co. this week said it will hold Mario Kart 8 Test Drive Days at select GameStop Corp. store locations May 17-18.
In the event, Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U will be playable at more than 2,700 GameStop locations from 12 to 4 p.m. local time.
In addition, pre-order customers will receive a Mario Kart 8 double-sided poster.
Nintendo this month apologized for the failure to include the option to have same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life for the Nintendo 3DS.
The company said in a statement it is not possible to change the design of the title in a post-ship patch.
It added it will pledge to design a gameplay experience more inclusive and better representative of all players if it creates a future installment.
In Tomodachi Life, users can create custom Mii characters to create a virtual population of friends, family and celebrities and monitor the drama of their daily lives.
It will be sold June 6 at $34.99.
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