‘Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds’ sales surpass $100 million in revenue

In 2000, a bizarre and controversial film called “Battle Royale” was released. In the film, dozens of Japanese high-school students are placed on an island, given weapons, and forced to kill one another until one person remains. That person is crowned the winner. Perhaps you recognize Chiaki Kuriyama? She was a key character in “Kill…

Colorado Ballot Initiative Would Ban Smartphone Sales To Kids – Forbes

Forbes Colorado Ballot Initiative Would Ban Smartphone Sales To KidsForbesAn Oregon dad wants to ensure that the developmental dangers of smartphones won’t be so easy for children to access in future. After witnessing tech-based reclusiveness among his own kids, Denver-based anesthesiologist Tim Farnum is taking a stand …Why banning the sale of smartphones to kids is…

Sony’s PlayStation VR headset sales top one million units

A hostess helps a woman to wear Sony’s PlayStation VR headset at Tokyo Game Show 2016 in Chiba Thomson Reuters TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp has sold more than one million units of its virtual reality (VR) headset globally, the Asia chief of the Japanese firm’s gaming unit said on Wednesday, as a relatively low…

The Nintendo Switch Continues Its Most Bizarre Sales Streak – Forbes

Forbes The Nintendo Switch Continues Its Most Bizarre Sales StreakForbesThe Nintendo Switch is off to a good start, this much is clear. It’s flying off the shelves, buoyed by both the strange magic of the easy to use, simple hardware platform and the effects of launching with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,…

Nintendo stock soars from Switch sales, GameStop gets profit boost

After years of disappointing sales, uninspired product launches, and even some doomsday predictions, Nintendo has reversed course — evidenced no more forcefully than the 8-year high that its stock price reached by the end of this week. The company closed at 33,510 yen ($300.72) per share on Japan’s Nikkei exchange. The last time Nintendo was…

April 2017 NPD: Nintendo and Persona dominate gaming with big sales | GamesBeat | Games

Nintendo Switch and Mario Kart powered the gaming industry in the United States to another upswing in spending last month. U.S. consumers spent $636 million on video games and related hardware and products in April, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. That’s up 10 percent year-over-year from $577 million. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and…

Top 10 UK Sales Chart: Prey Beaten In Debut Week By Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Bethesda’s Prey failed to knock Mario Kart 8 Deluxe off the top of the UK physical sales chart this week. The sci-fi action game finished at No.2, below Nintendo’s racer, for the week ending May 6. The rest of the top five is made up of the evergreen Grand Theft Auto V, which maintains its…

‘iPhone 8’ Production on Schedule for September Launch, October Sales

Apple will begin selling its new range of iPhones in October this year following a September unveiling, according to a report out on Monday. Previous rumors have claimed that Apple will struggle to meet its usual fall launch timeframe for its upcoming OLED iPhone, which is set to debut alongside two more typical LCD models,…