Guerrrilla Games’ PlayStation 4 exclusive, Horizon: Zero Dawn, the Nintendo Switch console, and the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild; all became available for purchase last week. Continue reading Horizon: Zero Dawn beats The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in 1st week launch sales
Welcome to the first Geekend Update of February! Check out what some of the Middle of Nowhere Gaming crew is up to this weekend:
The 2016 United States presidential election has come to a close, and what a doozy it has been. Private email servers, sweaty primary debaters, small hands and a great wall are but a few of the highlights from the bizarre cycle. Frankly, I’m exhausted, and I’m sure many of you share the same sentiment. Luckily, we are passionate about a medium that is centered around the concept of virtual escapism. After such an emotionally draining few days, I believe that what many of us need is a good game to take our minds off of doomsday prophesying.
The numbers are in folks, and the month of July belongs to the Xbox One and Madden 17. Continue reading NPD: Xbox One and Madden 17 lead in sales for the month of August
Just because summer is beginning to dwindle down, doesn’t mean the adventures have to! Here is where you can find out all of our crazy plans for the upcoming weekend! Continue reading Geekend Update 08/26/16
It’s that time of month again, folks. Continue reading PS4 and Overwatch top June NPD charts
It’s time folks — time to see which game conquered the sales charts for the month of May. Was it Uncharted 4? Was it Overwatch? Was it Cory in the House on DS? Let’s take a look. Continue reading Top Ten best selling physical games in the US for May 2016
Today was the first day of my spring break so I planned on writing for the majority of the day; however I spent the majority of my time playing a game called Catlateral Damage. It started out as an hour with a comedic but very engaging game, but this turned into a good three hours or so. I realized while I was on PSNProfiles that I was well on my way to already earning the platinum. This got me thinking, what drives people to beat and complete games? Continue reading Why do we Beat Games?
NPD has released data for the 10 best selling games of 2015. Before viewing the list it is important to note that NPD only tracks physical retail copies, digital sales are not counted in the totals. Also, any unit sold as part of a console bundle like the PlayStation 4 Star Wars Battlefront bundle or Xbox One Fallout 4 bundle is not factored into sales on the list. With these factors in mind, the platform which sold the most copies for each game is listed in parentheses by descending order. Check out the list below and read my thoughts on the sales as a whole. Continue reading 5 Thoughts on the Best Selling Games of 2015
In the early hours of September 30th, Sony has released a new System Software Update 3.00 for the PlayStation 4. 3.00, Codename: Kenshin, will have a host of new features.
Continue reading PlayStation 4 Has A Major Update Now Available