Sony Corp. this week said the Playstation 4 ranked as the No. 1 video game hardware at Aug. 2015 U.S. retail.

In addition, the PS4 ranked No. 1 in software sales for the month.

Sony this month said it will sell the PS4 Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Bundle Oct. 9.

The bundle will include the PS4 500GB SKU and Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Game Voucher at $399.99.

Sony this week released Tearaway Unfolded to the Playstation 4.

Tearaway Unfolded is an expanded remaster of the third-person action that utilizes Dualshock 4 controller functionality, including the option to throw back objects hurled out of the TV, shine the controller lightbar to guide atoi, and pilot a plane with the swipe of the touch pad.

EA Inc. this week released the FIFA 16 demo for the Playstation 4 and Playstation 3.

FIFA 16 will include the Women’s National Team component to include 12 teams in Kick Off, Offline Tournament, and Online Friendly Matches.

Available teams will include Germany, USA, France, Sweden, England, Brazil, Canada, Australia, Spain, China, Italy, Mexico.

Idea Factory International Inc. this month said it will release Megadimension Neptunia VII to the Playstation 4 in early 2016.

Megadimension Neptunia VII is the next entry in the Hyperdimension Neptunia franchise.

Konami Corp. this week said Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has shipped three million units to global territories.

Developed by Kojima Productions, the latest entry in the Metal Gear Solid franchise is a prequel that focuses on Big Boss.

The title utilizes a new proprietary Fox Engine and features an open-world environment.

Bandai Namco Games America Inc. this week released One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Digital SKU for the PS Vita to the Playstation Store.

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 combines trademark Dynasty Warriors action with characters from the One Piece franchise.

Microsoft Corp. this week said the new Xbox One Experience OS update will be powered by Windows 10.

The company the new Xbox One OS will integrate the speed of Windows 10 to boot game features up to 50 percent faster.

November updates include Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility to play more than 100 Xbox 360 games on Xbox One, new Guide to access essentials, redesigned Home interface, new Community section, revamped OneGuide, and an optimized Store.

Microsoft this week released Forza Motorsport 6 Ultimate Edition for the Xbox One to the Xbox Live division.

Forza Motorsport 6 Ultimate Edition features early access to the title plus the Forza Motorsport 6 Car Pass, VIP Membership, Ten Year Anniversary Car Pack, and Fast & Furious Car Pack at $99.99.

Gears of War Ultimate Edition for the Xbox One ranked in the top three software sales at U.S. retail in Aug. in new retail data.

NPD Group Inc. this week said Gears of War Ultimate Edition ranked as the No. 3 best-selling software across all platforms in Aug.

Microsoft this week announced the NFL app is now available for the Xbox One and Windows 10.

The NFL app includes new stats, enhanced highlights, new view angles, interactive player maps, fantasy football real-time score updates, fantasy highlights, personalized notifications and highlight reel.

It is available to download at no cost.

Microsoft will release the Xbox One 1TB FIFA 16 Bundle to U.S. retail Sept. 15.

The bundle will include the Xbox One 1TB hardware, FIFA 16 download code, and EA Access 1-Year Subscription at $399.99.

FIFA 16 will include the Women’s National Team component to include 12 teams in Kick Off, Offline Tournament, and Online Friendly Matches.

Bungie Inc this week released Update 2.0 to Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Destiny.

Update 2.0 includes the Character Level Cap at 34, Level Cap for The Taken King at 40, New Quest Screen, Bounty slots increased to 16, and Exotic Armor and Weapon Blueprint added to the Tower.

Microsoft this week said the Microsoft Movies & TV division for the Xbox One now supports Disney Movies Anywhere.

Xbox One owners can connect their Microsoft Movies & TV and Disney Movies Anywhere account to access all movies in their digital collection for view on Xbox devices, the Movies & TV app for Windows and Windows Phone.

CD Projekt RED this week said The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hearts of Stone DLC for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One, and the PC will be sold Oct. 13.

The Hearts of Stone DLC will include 10 hours of gameplay with new adventures, characters, monsters and a brand new storyline.

In addition, the new Runewards system will affect a different aspect of in-game mechanics.

Hearts of Stone will be sold in a physical retail SKU and digital SKU. The retail SKU will include the digital download expansion code, two physical decks of Gwent, and detailed manual at $19.99.

Nintendo Co. this week released Super Mario Maker for the Wii to U.S. retail.

Super Mario Maker allows users to create custom Mario levels, including classic 8-bit Super Mario Bros. levels and New Super Mario Bros. U levels.

Users can utilize the Wii U GamePad and stylus to select classic Mario items like blocks, coins, Koopas, Goombas, and pipes and place them in a set level length.

Nintendo this week said Splatoon for the Wii U has sold 600,000 units in the U.S.

The figure includes retail and digital units combined.

Splatoon is a multiplayer competitive action game in which users take a squad of squids to spray ink to cover territory.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. this week began sale of the Super Mario Maker Wii U Bundle exclusively at retail and online divisions.

The bundle includes the Wii U console, Super Mario Maker, Idea Book, 30th Anniversary Super Mario Maker amiibo at $299.96.

Nintendo this week released the Wii U 32GB Deluxe Set Bundle that includes Mario Kart 8 download card for two Mario Kart 8 DLC Packs.

The new bundle sells at $299.99.

Koei Tecmo Games Co. Ltd this week released Tecmo Bowl to the Wii U Virtual Console division.

Tecmo Bowl, released to the NES in 1987, includes 12 teams and two-player simultaneous functionality.

The final game includes a power-meter system for field goals, extra points and punts.

The title sells at $4.99.

Nintendo this week released the Super Mario Bros. 30th Anniversary series amiibo figures to U.S. retail.

The figures include the 30th Anniversary Mario Classic Color and the 30th Anniversary Mario Modern Color.

The amiibo adds a Big Mushroom power-up to the level to allow users to play as giant Mario.

Each figure sells at $12.99.

Nintendo Co. this week released the Gameplay Trailer for Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash for the Nintendo 3DS.

The trailer features gameplay and amiibo functionality from the final game.

Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash is a side-scrolling action title in which Chibi-Robo must swing his plug to whip enemies.

Apple inc. this week said it will release the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus Sept. 25.

The iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus will include a 64-bit A9 CPU with M9, 7000 series aluminum body, 2nd-generation Touch ID, 12MP iSight camera, 4K video functionality, 5MP Facetime HD with Retina Flash and Live Photos functionality.

The iPhone 6S 16GB SKU will sell at $199, 64GB at $299 and 128GB at $399 with two-year service contract.

The iPhone 6S Plus 16GB SKU will sell at $299, 64GB at $399 and 128GB at $499 with two-year service contract.

Apple Inc. this week said it will release the iPad Pro this Nov.

The iPad Pro will feature a 12.9-inch Retina display, 3rd-generation 64-bit A9X CPU, 10-hour battery, 8MP iSight Camera, 802.11ac with MIMO, 150 Mbps LTE, and Touch ID.

The 32GB SKU will sell at $799, 128GB at $949, and 128GB with Wi-Fi and Cellular at $1079.

The Smart Keyboard cover accessory will sell at $169 and the Apple Pencil stylus wil sell at $99.

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