Top 5 games: 1 Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS) 191,656 2 The Order 1886 (PS4) 182,567 3 Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4) 164,736 4 Halo 5: Guardians (XOne) 160,307 5 Dying Light (PS4) 159,165
It's kind of funny when #3 and #4 don't even have a release date. Edit @Applejack, ok, then it's kind of funny that #4 doesn't even have a release date. #2 doesn't surprise me, it was suppose to release in September 2014.
It was already announced that Arkham Knight is releasing June 2.
You think we don't know what you're getting at with that comment? What's funnier, is that 6/10 of this top 10 are PS4...
Holy deja vu batman
Don't really understand why that is funny. When a game people want goes up for pre-order, they pre-order it. Since you don't get charged until it actually ships, it makes no sense NOT to pre-order it as soon as its available for pre-order, especially if your going for a limited edition. Why would the release date make any difference? It would be a different story if people actually got charged at the time of order, but they don't. So again, why wouldn't you get your order in asap? Personally, I pre ordered Halo 5 during Best Buys B2G1 sale last month. Picked up Rise of the Tomb Raider, Quantum Break, and Halo 5, all for $96 bucks. I never pre order games, but that B2G1 sale by Best Buy was just too damn good to pass up. You basically got the 20% GCU discount coupled with a B2G1 and on pre orders no less. You don't see sales like that very often at all. I also pre-ordered Crackdown, Evolve and Dying Light for $96 as well.
Wait, wait, wait...... b2g1 sales work on unreleased games? WTF! I COULD GET MKX, HALO 5 AND QUANTUM BREAK FOR THE PRICE OF 2!!!!!
The Last Guardian is even funnier. I have to hand it to the people, though. Their optimism and persistence is admirable.
Good to see The Order is at no.2. I believe it will sell well.
The fud campaign has been strong but each trailer looks better. A man can't wait!
Not to sound creepy, but every time I read one of your comments.. I just love how you never break character. OT: BRING ON THE GAMES! I can't wait to play some of these NEW GAMES! (Unfortunately, I will be renting from gamefly.. I can't afford to buy all these games this gen and it's cheaper too.. 3 games at $66.51 a pop = 200 vs 1 year of gamefly's unlimited rentals = $105)..
A man is always on point with his comments.
This man thinks that the last trailer for The Order launch was impeccable. Although you can go back through my comment history and see that my confidence in the game never once wavered in the slightest.
I hope so, but i think it will suffer from the single player only. Like wolfenstein, great game but people usually trade it in when they end the story. But im looking for the platinium throphy in this one
Did Dead Space suffer from being SP only? Did The Evil Within suffer from being SP only? Did anyone buy Tomb Raider for its crappy mp, actually the mp made the game suffer more lol. Did Bioshock suffer from being SP only? Did anyone buy The Last of Us for MP? Not every game needs mp, lets just see how the game will play, because we know nothing, it could have upgradable elements like RE4 or Dead Space, it could have excellent replay value with tons of unlockables. So lets just wait.
@darkocelet I get your point but you should check out TLOU online. Imo it is the best game there is online and offline.
@DarkOcelet- Nein. A few of those are among my last gen favorites. Heck Bioshock 1 is my all time favorite with TLOU being top 5. I'm a single player narrative driven guy through and through.
I wonder if those same people complaining about The Order not having MP will show up and complain about Quantum Break and maybe even Tomb Raider not having MP as well. Also don't forget the complaints about QTE's yet no complaints about QTE's in both Quantum Break and Tomb Raider.
I wasn't aware Monster Hunter was that popular in the US.
Me either. I love Monster Hunter games, but I thought it was more of a niche game. I can't wait for it to come out though. I bought the New 3DS with the MH skin.
I tried the demo today and I just don't see the big deal after trying it out.
It's like any other deep and challenging game- 10 minutes on a demo doesn't cut it. Nobody "gets it" after just one quick demo hunt or else the entire world would be converts by now. You have to really dig into the game to understand what it's true appeal is. The appeal of a real hunt, where you don't know where the monster is, or where it's hiding ready to jump out from the treetops, or if an even bigger monster is going to crash the party and eat both you and your prey for dinner, where every dodge must be timed to the millisecond or you could get one shotted, where you eat, breathe, live combat and learning the animation frames, ever pushing boundaries of what you can get away with- the thrill of having 10 minutes left and you haven't even got the monster limping yet, and you think there's no chance in heck you're going to be able to kill him before the time limit runs out but you're gonna try, the thrill of finally taking down a monster, carving them up and wearing them as a fashion statement, then using that armor to take on an even more powerful beast... The addiction of progress. Unlike traditional RPGs and leveling, you progress through crafting real, tangible armor and weapon upgrades. You earn it. Every last bit of it. And you stand tall with your fellow hunters as you play your role and do it well, and they know they can count on you when it matters most. It's a heck of a game... no, it's the best game, but you'll never know it unless you dig in. I bought MH3U and sunk 3 hours into it and lost interest. It wasn't until my coworker finally bought a Wii U after incessantly harping on about Monster Hunter for months on end, that I decided to give it another go, online where he could show me the ropes. And that's all it took, was a little more play time and BAM!!! It sinks it's claws into you and doesn't let go. 600 hours and several missed workdays later...
To be honest, I don't, either. It's just too slow for me. I'm fine with turn-based combat and real-time combat, but Monster Hunter is real-time in slow motion. I don't get it.
yea it usually dont ,but its MH4U , and its said to be bigger and better .
Halo 5? Lol it's still a long ways away. The beta was really good so I can see why people are preordering it.
Feel bad for the people that may be let down by a new ip. Ppl love some batman I just don't understand it lol Halo is super popular 10 months away and 4th in preorder...damn. I love halo but no way in hell am I preordering a game a year away. Plus im waiting to see about the LE
Nice pathetic trolling attempt there. Well done, your parents must be proud.
I feel bad for the people who are pre ordering Halo 5. A game from scrappy 343 who've ruined Halo.
Im surprised halo is so high after the mcc honestly and damn monster is popular over here too cool
halo is a very popular series, so it's not that surprising.
I don't know if I should believe VGC US numbers. Last time they said Bayonetta 2 had more than 120K pre-orders, yet the game has barely sold 135K units as of today.
They pull the numbers out of a hat, more correctly they are auto generated using a formula and calling game stop to find out how many reservations they have on a title. They will never be right, however there are those that feel they are close enough. I feel it's useful for trolling and flamewars.
They are, forthe most part, quite accurate, especially outside of the United States, though like I said, not much there.
You sure? I remember them peaking at 80k
You would be correct. It got to a little over 80k: http://www.vgchartz.com/pre...
My bad, I confused the first week numbers, which put Bayonetta 2 at 120K. http://www.vgchartz.com/wee... Anyway, VGC always tracks off in the United States, which is an issue for that site.
Not that i dont believe you, but where does the NPD say 135k
platinum games buddy great games,fail sales..expect the same to happen with scalebound
Monster Hunter has always been great, but they usually don't move too many units here in the states. Surprising to see The Order:1886 below it. I doubt one week is a tell-all indication, but at least it's good to see that Monster Hunter has some fair demand here and The Order: 1886 has some demand.
Better than most think though. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate sold about 1 million copies in the west across Wii U and 3DS. Not much compared to Japan but still, that's not too bad for such an intimidating franchise with such a high learning curve. I think MH4U will do even better though. Hopefully.
I sure hope so, mate. I'm planning to get the MH4U N3DSXL bundle.
the order beating halo 5...LOVE IT
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