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Top Selling Games: Week of 3/21

  1. Battlefield: Hardline (XOne)
  2. Battlefield: Hardline (PS4)
  3. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (PS4)
  4. Mario Party 10 (Wii U)
  5. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (XOne)
  6. Battlefield: Hardline (X360)
  7. Battlefield: Hardline (PS3)
  8. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
  9. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (3DS)
  10. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (XOne)

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'Minecraft' Most Streamed Video Game in YouTube's History

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Minecraft" has built a big reputation on YouTube. The video streaming service announced Wednesday that content featuring the virtual brick-building video game has been watched more than any other interactive title in the 10 years since YouTube launched. "There are over 42 million 'Minecraft' videos on YouTube today," said Ryan Wyatt , YouTube's global head of gaming content. "It's crazy because 'Minecraft'... more

For Marketers, E-Sports Enticing to Reach Millennials

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — The latest ally in competitive gaming's fight for mainstream awareness just might be marketers. At an intimate, invite-only gathering this week at an exclusive seaside resort, executives from corporations like AT&T, State Farm and McDonald's were looking to electronic sports to potentially capture new consumers. While esports now regularly draws tens of millions of... more

'Destiny' Video Game Creators Seek to Atone for Missteps

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of "Destiny" are ready to unleash the wolves. When the latest expansion to the hugely ambitious but frequently maligned video game "Destiny" is released next month, it won't merely feature a new social area, multiplayer mode and maps. "House of Wolves" will also aim to right several wrongs as developer Bungie, publisher Activision and the sci-fi shooter's Guardian protagonists look t... more

'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3': 5 Ways It's Different

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — "Call of Duty: Black Ops 3" is enlisting a few new recruits. The third installment in Treyarch's popular military shooter saga is adding the option to play cooperatively with other gamers in the plot-driven campaign. The developer is also ditching traditional avatar customization in its multiplayer mode, instead opting for players to pick among nine distinct characters, each with their o... more

GAME INFORMER Top 10 List

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The editors of Game Informer rank the Top 10 indie games for April 2015: Axiom Verge (PS4, PC) Ori and the Blind Forest (XOne, PC) Titan Souls (PS34, Vita, PC) Hotline Miami 2 Wrong Number (PS4, Vita, PC) Sunless Sea (PC) Apotheon (PS4, PC) #IDARB (XOne) Affordable Space Adventures (Wii U) Crypt of the NecroDancer (PC) White Night (PC) Game Informer Top 10 is compiled weekly by the editors... more

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