Vicarious Visions’ remaster of Naughty Dog’s platformer, Crash Bandicoot, takes the number 1 spot in the UK Sales Chart last week and followed swiftly by Micro Machines World Series.
Wow well done! I guess UK has mad love for the crazy marsupial! Lets see how the rest of the world reacts to it. My copy is coming tomorrow morning, cant wait! PS: Time for Crush to visit Nintendo's HQ again?
It also sold more than Horizon: Zero Dawn FW. https://twitter.com/Chris_D...
I thought single player games didn't matter :3
I thought people didn't like playing old games? 🤔
@Septic This is a remake of an old game. Different from your precious BC.
@Septic LOL, dont worry you'll get to enjoy your old games on xbox, meanwhile let us enjoy our new, old, AND remake games.
@Septic No, people just don't like playing old, unnecessary overhyped games like Phantom Dust even when its free apparently (seriously, had to google the name of it yet AGAIN). There is a big difference.
@Septic Guess what ? This is remake, not a cheap remastered. Rethink your statement, buddy.
@Septic I also thought Lord Spencer said people don't like playing single player games anymore. I thought his word was gospel. Ohhhh savour of Xbox Lord Spencer how could you be so wrong.............again.
" I also thought Lord Spencer said people don't like playing single player games anymore." Offtopic but can I have a source where he said "people dont like playing single player games anymore?"
Putting petty efforts at trolling ^^^ aside, if the game's success in the UK is similar everywhere then Activision should clearly make a new Crush game!
Lol septic your biterness is over 9000!!! Old games new games, PS4 ftw.
Septic is kinda bitter today :D Septic I assume you'll be getting this after you clock Horizon? Also don't worry about last week when you got attacked by EDMIX after you won the N4G Troll World Heavyweight Championship from the monster heel Moldybread (and EDMIX stealing the belt from you), this week you've got yourself a chicken match against EDMIX to claim back your title (the stipulation - no DQ, anything goes, the area outside the ring by the stage is a pit full of chicken feathers, the first to cover their opponent full of molasses and throw them into the pit and covering them in feathers is the winner). The loser not only gets the injustice of losing the match but has to kiss the backside of the chairmod Vincent Kennedy Christopher.
A bit weird that you would try and draw this parallel, Septic. This is a from-the-ground-up remake of the old games. It's a new game, and you completely failed at referencing Jim Ryan's comment, where he was talking about the visuals of games from generations ago, particularly old Gran Turismo games. This remake's starkest improvements are in the visuals where it actually looks like a current gen game, so if anything that validates his point there. As expected, you don't even have a point.
On neogaf someone said over 166k. thats alot in the UK for a opening week. It is bigger than every mario game launch week sale in UK in past decade first weeks: [Week 47, 2009] NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. WII (NINTENDO) - 79,000 / NEW [Week 23, 2010] SUPER MARIO GALAXY 2 (NINTENDO) - 77,000 / NEW [Week 46, 2009] SUPER MARIO GALAXY (NINTENDO) - No Data less than 100k Also it beat 2017 Zelda and mario cart launch week sale by good margin All data is UK sales only. UK is crash country
I've noticed quite a few people on my facebook is playing it, like its in fashion atm...
Ireland is Crash country too ^_^
And I haven't seen a single advert for the game on TV! What an achievement! The game is fricking awesome and hopefully it gets the worldwide sales it deserves.
The power of Naughty Dogs now aday. Even though it was remade by other studio, this proves what happens when you release great games after great games.
Although I don't line in UK as someone who lives in the EU region I can confirm my love of Crash.
Amazing record again. Where are the haters?
I'm here! /s
psyco you sir certainly are here and comment of the day goes to you
Not much haters, just Xbox gamers begging for a port
Expected a good reception , but this is a phenomenal acheivement
Man I can't even find a copy near me.I checked my 3 local gamestops,3 Wal marts target and Best Buy.yet.none had.a.copy.😣
I feel you. I've been told Im going to have to wait till 14th July to wait for the next shipment to arrive where I am. Same thing happened with persona 5. As a result Ive preordered final fantasy 12 just in case this happens as well. And no I will not get Crash digital, I want to add it to my physical collection
Wow sorry to hear that, I almost didn't preorder because I didn't think the demand would be that high.
That's ridiculous fast. This will boost PS4 sales even further.
They should do a Black Friday bundle. Great gift for the holiday.
Just goes to prove gamers are getting sick of war torn FPS games. Video games aren't all about killing and shooting. Great to see fun colourful games like this making no1 in the charts.
Since shooters are still selling a ton I don't see the connection here. The only thing this shows is that people are also hungry for oldschool 3D platformers. Having a diverse gaming lineup is key. No need to drag one genre down to praise another.
BloodBorne and Horizon Zero Dawn are both Action RPG. They about sold a million units. Crash Bandicoot is still huge for gaming industry.
@UCForce: What does that have to do with my comment?
Tons of none fps games have hit 1 charts. Even arms did it for at least its opening week
Totally agree with you. I stopped playing shoot em up games years ago. I think call of duty 4 was my last game. Even though I was pretty good at it, especially online gaming, I got sick of seeing more shoot em up games. Just same old shoot that, shoot this. I missed PS1 era fun games. Since then I've been playing mostly driving games and few platform games. Good to see Crash Bandicoot back on our screen, remastered. That was my first game on PS1. Fantastic to hear that its number 1 in the charts.
I'm so happy to see this. This can mean 3 things. A brand new Crash Bandicoot game, more remakes could be made and platformers will make a comback. All good outcomes. Crash rules!!
I love this news, glad to hear that Crash is making a comeback!
Thats brilliant! Next stat "Crash does six hundred & fifty million spins"...... Oh wait, this isnt an Xbox game.
Not even Crash spins as much as Microsoft 😂
Lol, damn thats harsh, funny but harsh.
Comment of the day! lol
Lmfao! Comment of the Day? more like Comment of the Week!
Next Spyro the dragon :)
YES. Hopefully we will get an announcement at PSX 2017 :)
But how is this even possible? our gaming guru told us that sp games aren't requested anymore!
Say that to Phil Spencer.
Even the savour of Xbox can get things wrong.
He is a fool just like his mindless followers. No one cares how much money a company makes or loses. Remain committed to making games and take risks. That is why we buy gaming consoles: to play games
If this was Diddy they would say he's making hits off of old records.
I would take a remake of Diddy's Kong Quest too.
Sony take Crash Bandicoot back home where it belongs. They need that marsupial mascot, drake just doesn't cut it anymore.
Drake put PlayStation on his back during the PS3 dark ages. We should appreciate the Uncharted franchise. Now the torch is passed to Ellie and Joel.
Drake certainly helped but it was Snake that turned the tied.
If Crash is selling really well. I feel Activision will put an even tighter grip onto the IP more than ever now.
Madness, a sp game selling tons ! Some are so far away of the reality in gaming. Crash is another system seller on the ps4
I was just thinking why that could be. I think the reason is that the average gamer is 32 year old roughly and grew up with Crash. Also, I believe that this generation prefers sp games too. So they really catered to the majority of gamers with this remake. But now, young gamers get to enjoy it too. So I guess, know your audience right?
I'm not dragging down any genre just making a point on the sales. Don't get Shity just because I mentioned FPS. I'm not naive enough to think other wise about sales of FPS games they obviously sell. I've been playing games long enough to know what's what.
I didn't see your comment down here cause you didn't reply to me directly. I still don't get the point of your above comment. I also don't see in the slightest how I got "shity" because you mentioned FPS. All I was questioning is how you arrived at the conclusion that people are "getting sick of war torn FPS games" from the Crash trilogy being a financial success.
okay so spyro should be next remake sony if possible should have bought the IP back could we get a complete remake of all 4 jak and dexter games for ps4
Everybody loves crash, the price was right, it is the kind of remake most of us wanted. Waiting for my copy to arrive!
Microsoft thinks single player games don't sell. Here's yet more proof otherwise on the PS4. Maybe Xbox fans don't buy single player games? PS4 gamers have variety in their gaming tastes.
Seems Crash is really popular here in the uk. Hopefully more PS1 classics get remastered. Some of my all time faves are on PS1, it had a great library. Would love to see: Medievil Knightmare Creatures Spyro Rollcage Vagrant Story Exhumed Destruction Derby G Police Future Cop Time Crisi vr Syndicate Wars Bloody Roar Rival Schools Vandal Hearts MDK Klonoa Tombi G Darius Etc etc... And thats only a few lol.
The game ended up really good and for $40, its a no brainer.. My only complaint is the lack of extras.. If CTR was an unlockable or the original graphics, that wouldve been great.. but again, it was only $40 so im not complaining..
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