F1 2015 overtakes Batman

Codemasters’ F1 2015 is the UK’s new number one, dislodging Batman: Arkham Knight from the top spot. The only thing more desirable to drive than the Batmobile is a Formula One car, it would seem. Launch sales were up 367% over the last-gen only F1 2014. It’s also the first in the series to become …

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UK chart – top three unchanged

Last week’s UK chart was rife with activity – there were five new entries in the top 20 alone. This week? Not a single new arrival and the top three remains unchanged. This means Batman: Arkham Knight takes the top spot for a second week running, and is followed by LEGO Jurassic World and The …

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If everybody is Batman, then nobody is Batman

An unprecedented amount of games have entered the UK top twenty this week. Unprecedented for this time of year, anyway. Say hello to five fresh faces. Batman: Arkham Knight is, predictably, the UK’s new number one. It’s Warner’s 4th numero uno of 2015 following Dying Light, Mortal Kombat X and last week’s chart topper LEGO …

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Yoshi’s Woolly World review round-up

Yoshi’s Woolly World arrives in Europe this Friday, bringing along a trio of woolly Yoshi amiibo with it. Considering we’re still yet to see a single Splatoon amiibo in the wild it’s sad to say that unless you’ve pre-ordered chances of finding one are slim. Best dig out your great gran’s knitting needles, then. Or …

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A new yarn for Yoshi

Last week was a quiet one for the UK eShop, save for surprise VC arrival EarthBound Beginnings and 3DS adventure Xenodrifter. This week, on the other hand, is the busiest in recent memory. Yoshi’s Woolly World is the biggest release, arriving in Europe almost four months before America. It’s set to cost £34.99 on the …

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2015: The year Nintendo comes out fighting

The third year in a console’s life is usually a jubilant one. By now the console will be well established, with a user base large enough to attract studios large and small, not to mention having a sizeable enough market share for publishers to take a gamble by releasing niche titles. This isn’t quite the …

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E3: Nintendo’s fantastic plastic

It would appear that Nintendo called in the Robot Chicken chaps to create a handful of clips for their E3 digital event. We got to see a stop-motion Reggie fire laser-beams out of his eyes, Bowser and Peach argue over the last doughnut, and Little Mac expose the pitfalls of drinking coffee while wearing boxing …

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