Pokemon: Let's Go UK sales - combined for No. 1 position overall, boost to Switch hardware/software sales

We have some early details about how Pokemon: Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee have sold in the UK, and it's great news. Check out the first info below.

- the most successful video games at UK physical retail last week
- Let's Go Pikachu debuted at No.4
- Let's Go Eevee came in at No.6
- combining the two brings them to spot No. 1
- the games launching had a positive impact on Switch hardware sales
- the two games also boosted sales of other Switch games
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (No.9) sales increased 94 per cent
- Super Mario Party (No.18) sales were up 25 per cent
- Super Mario Odyssey (no.19) rose 30 per cent
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (No.28) saw a 52 per cent sales spike
- Just Dance 2019 enjoyed a 465% sales leap, rising from No.39 to No.14
- Pokémon Let's Go's launch sales are down compared with previous major Pokémon titles
- Let's Go sales are down more than 60 per cent compared with 2016's Sun and Moon
- Let's Go sales are down five per cent compared with 2013's Pokémon X and Y
- stock issues persisted in the UK with fewer than expected units coming in from Nintendo's European warehouse
- some preorders were not fulfilled, and many locations were sold out
- both X and Y and Sun and Moon launched when 3DS had a slightly larger install base

R-Type Dobkeratops figma on the way

One of R-Type's most iconic bosses is being turned into a figma. The R-Type Dobkeratops figma has been revealed at Wonder Toy Festival, and it looks every bit the part of its in-game counterpart. This is the perfect time for Dobkeratops' figma to debut, considering R-Type Dimensions EX hits the Switch on Nov. 28th, 2018! No specific date for this figma just yet, but it'll definitely see launch in 2019.

GameSpot Video - Let's Play Resident Evil: Revelations - Part 2

In the newest episode of our Resident Evil longplay series, Mary Kish (@merrykish) and Mike Mahardy (@mmahardy) fight their way through a zom-infested tanker. Again.

Did You Know Gaming - Obscure Pokemon facts

With the release of Pokemon Lets Go Pikachu and Eevee, Did You Know Gaming looks at some some obscure secrets, history and Easter eggs from Pokemon games!

First-Ever Network Televised Gamers’ Choice Awards Announces Nominees, Set to Air on CBS

Los Angeles, CA - Celebrities and sports stars will join forces with the biggest names in gaming for the inaugural Gamers’ Choice Awards (GCA), from the creators of the Teen Choice Awards.

The GCA show is the first and only network televised awards show celebrating the booming worlds of gaming and e-sports. An unprecedented 12 network hours, across CBS and CBS Sports Network, focus on the GCA’s.

Today, a number of the nominees were announced and profiledon CBS on the first of two GCA Nomination Preview Shows, hosted by VH1 personality Carrie Keagan and gaming expert Marcus ‘djWHEAT’ Graham, executive director and the face of Twitch.tv, the largest live streaming video game service in the U.S. They will also host the Gamers’ Choice December 9 telecast. Part two of the GCA Preview Show airs tomorrow, Sunday, November 18th following the NFL game on CBS.

Fans can vote for their favorites at www.gamerschoice.tv now through November 27, where there is the complete list of nominees. The GCA’s are the only 100% fan-voted Awards Show in the world of gaming.

The Awards winners will be honored on the 2018 Gamers’ Choice Awardsbroadcast exclusively on CBS On Sunday, December 9thfrom 5:00pm – 6:00pm EST, immediately following the NFL game.

Categories and nominations include:

Fan Favorite Male Gamer/ Streamer



Dr. Disrespect




Dr. Lupo



Fan Favorite Female Gamer/ Streamer

Imane “Pokimane” Anys

Rumay “Hafu” Wang (itsHafu)

Kristen “KittyPlays” Michaela


Kat “Mystik” Gunn

Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon

Amira “Xmiramira”

Julia “Juliano” Kiran

Zainab “zAAz” Turkie

Fan Favorite Game


God of War

Marvel’s Spider-Man


Dragon Ball FighterZ


League of Legends

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Monster Hunter: World

Fan Favorite Esports Game

League of Legends

Dota 2


Counter Strike: Global Offensive

Dragon Ball FighterZ

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Rocket League


PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Most Anticipated Game

The Last of Us 2

Kingdom Hearts 3

The Elder Scrolls 6

Death Stranding

Cyberpunk 2077

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Rage 2

Days Gone


Tom Clancy’s The Division 2

Fan Favorite Esports Team


Team Liquid

Team Solo Mid

100 Thieves

FaZe Clan



Gaming Moment of the Year

Ninja Plays with Drake

The_Happy_Hob beats the Dark Souls Trilogy without taking a single hit

Red Dead Redemption 2 has the biggest opening weekend of any entertainment property ($725 million)

Dr. DisRespect hits a $100 headshot

Tyler1 returns to League of Legends

16 year old Joseph Saelee becomes Tetris World Champion

Soviet Womble attempts a tactical strategy

Fan Favorite Retro Character

Mario (Super Mario Bros.)

Link (The Legend of Zelda)

Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong)

Pacman (Pacman)

Bomberman (Bomberman)

Bonk (Bonk’s Adventure)

Mega Man (Mega Man)

Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)

Samus Aran (Metroid)

Favorite Celebrity Gamer (Musician)


Post Malone

Snoop Dogg


Lupe Fiasco

Justin Bieber

Favorite Celebrity Gamer (Athlete)

Austin Creed (AKA Xavier Woods)

Gordon Hayward

Kenny Omega

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson

Ronda Rousey

Jeremy Lin

Neymar Jr.

JuJu Smith-Schuster

David Price

Favorite Celebrity Gamer (Actor)

Vin Diesel

Mila Kunis

Terry Crews

Olivia Munn

Zac Efron

Henry Cavill

Fan Favorite Esports Moment

Cloud 9’s League of Legends Worlds Run

OG wins The International 8

Mew2King wins Smash Summit 6

Cloud 9 wins Boston Major

NRG’s 0 second goal in Grand Finals of RLCS

Evil Geniuses wins Call of Duty: World League Grand Finals

Most Desired Franchise Resurrection





Chrono Trigger

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Jet Set Radio

Fan Favorite Video Game Character

Kratos (God of War)

Connor (Detroit: Become Human)

Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel’s Spider-Man)

Lara Croft (Shadow of the Tomb Raider)

Leo Caruso (A Way Out)

Alexios and Kassandra (Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey)

Fan Favorite Mobile Game

PUBG Mobile

Pokemon Go


Arena of Valor

Alto’s Odyssey


Fan Favorite Multiplayer Game


Call of Duty: Black Ops 4


A Way Out

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds

Destiny 2: Forsaken

Monster Hunter: World

Fan Favorite Esport Event of the Year

League of Legends Worlds

Dota 2 The International

Overwatch League Grand Finals

Evolution 2018

ELEAGUE Boston Major

Call of Duty: World League Grand Finals

Fan Favorite Collegiate Esport Team

Belleview University

University of Utah

Maryville University

University of Washington

Ohio State

UC Irvine

Robert Morris University

UC Berkeley

Additional nominees at www.gamerschoice.tv.

Japan - Day 1 sales details (Luigi's Mansion, RPG Maker MV Trinity, and more)

Time to take another look at the day-one sell through rates for multiple titles in Japan. Have a look at a recent slew of games below.

RPG Maker MV Trinity

- 20%
- rather low debut
- Switch version sold better than PS4

Gesshizu: Gajigaji Nakama wo Sodateyou

- Extremely poor debut

Sports Party (Ubisoft)

- extremely poor debut

Legendary Fishing

- extremely poor debut

Luigi's Mansion

- 20%
- Low sell-through

Pikachin-Kit: Game de Pirameki Daisakusen! (FuRyu)

- less than 10%
- terrible performance
- lower than your average FuRyu licenced game

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth - live-stream recording

The Persona users are trapped in a world of movies. And a girl is the one who holds the key…? In Mementos, the Morgana Car suddenly goes out of control!? Sucked into a mysterious space, the Phantom Thieves arrived at a mysterious town where unknown enemies wander about. Barely managing to escape, the Phantom Thieves ended up lost in a movie theater without an exit.

First 4 Figures releasing Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney − Dual Destinies statue

PHOENIX WRIGHT: ACE ATTORNEY - DUAL DESTINIES - PHOENIX WRIGHT STATUE Reservation starts 23rd November 2018! See you then!

If I had a lot more spending money, I would snatch up so many of these First 4 Figures releases. This Phoenix Wright statue is looking slick!

Check out all of the available offers from Nintendo of Canada


Save $30 off each of these great Nintendo Switch games: Splatoon 2, Hyrule Warriors, and Pokkén Tournament DX for Nintendo Switch! Visit Walmart.ca for complete details. Offer available in store and online Nov. 15 -21.

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* See retailer for complete details. Exclusions may apply and vary by offer. Retailer will determine the time of day the offer will go live online. Quantities may be limited and subject to availability. MSRP: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary.