Persona 5 becomes Atlus’ first ever All-Formats no.1

It’s Persona 5 that tops the UK chart this week, ending Mass Effect: Andromeda’s two week run in the process. The incredibly well-received JRPG has become the fastest-selling entry in the series, unsurprisingly, as well as Atlus’ first ever All-Formats no.1. Hurrah! We have to look back to 2013 to find the last JRPG that …

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Six games we’d like to see

The recent announcement of Platinum Games’ involvement with Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance just goes to show how unpredictable the world of video games can be at times. If only it were a little more unpredictable then maybe would we end up with one or more of the games below, fabricated from our very own imaginations. …

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Chart news is poor; tall too (Portal 2)

Shenanigans! I declare SHENANIGANS! A couple of weeks ago, our new release round-up carried the headline Portal Kombat – because Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat were released. Very clever, you’ll agree. Today, Chart-Track have used the same headline for this week’s chart news. Blatant thievery! Either that, or it’s quite an obvious play on words …

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Pokemon still popular; Nintendo breathes easy

Even with the 3DS mere days away, Nintendo fans still managed to find £30 to purchase either Pokemon White or Pokemon Black. The former sold the most out of the two, taking #1 in the chart and shoving Killzone 3 off the top. Pokemon Black goes in at #2 while EA’s Fight Night Champion punches …

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Bulletstorm

This ménage à trois between EA, Epic and People Can Fly is set on a ruined planet and features more swearing than an issue of Viz and an abattoir worth of gore. So we’re going to be looking at war-torn environments coloured with grey and brown hues, right? Wrong – the planet was intended to …

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Sony makes a killing

Last week Sony said that console-exclusive titles hold back the industry; this week Killzone 3 is #1 in the chart. I’m not sure if that means they’re eating their words right now, but it’s not hard to imagine Sony being pretty chuffed that it beat Bulletstorm. EA’s slick shooter goes in at #2, with 81% …

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“Buy me Bulletstorm, or go to Hell”

Hello, *expletive deleted*. You know which *expletive deleted* game is out today, don’t you? That’s right mother *expletive deleted*-ing Bulletstorm – a game best described as Gears of War meets The Club. Unlike *expletive deleted* Gears of War though, this is available for both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Reviews have been mostly *expletive deleted* …

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