The Order: 1886 News

Majora's Mask 3D bests Evolve in February US retail sales

Majora's Mask 3D bests Evolve in February US retail sales

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate fastest-selling Monster Hunter title in US history.

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D was the top-selling game in US retail, analyst company NPD Group has revealed.

Majora's Mask 3D is the fastest-selling Legend of Zelda hand-held game in US history, Nintendo said, with more than 515,000 combined physical and digital units sold. Not bad for an updated version of a 15-year-old game.

Second and third places were Evolve and Dying Light respectively. The latter was expected as Dying Light launched in January, but Evolve's place as number two might be somewhat surprising as it's both a brand new game (as opposed to a remake) and available on multiple platforms. Then again, Majora's Mask has a huge cult following and it launched alongside the fancy New Nintendo 3DS.

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Physical Dying Light sales overtake The Order and Evolve in UK

Physical Dying Light sales overtake The Order and Evolve in UK

Despite the download version launching a month ago.

In the world of physical game sales, Dying Light is a roaring success despite the download version launching a month ago.

There had been some concern that the delay of the release of the boxed retail version of Techland's zombie kill-'em-up would affect its sales. But it's already outdone two other high-profile games after just two weeks on sale.

UK sales company Chart-Track revealed today that Dying Light has already outsold PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 (launched 20th February) and 2K Games 4v1 shooter Evolve (launched 10th February) after just two weeks on sale in shops - and with the download version going live weeks beforehand.

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Dying Light tops UK chart as physical version finally launches

Dying Light tops UK chart as physical version finally launches

Dragon Ball Xenoverse in third, Dynasty Warriors in 21st.

Undead survival shooter Dying Light has scored the top spot in the new UK all-formats chart.

That's despite the game having been available as a digital download since 28th January. UK numbers company Chart-Track only counts physical copies sold, so this is Dying Light's first chart placing.

It arrives ahead of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in second place and new entry Dragon Ball Xenoverse in third.

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PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 number one in UK chart

PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 number one in UK chart

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round in at 27.

Sony's PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order entered the UK all-formats chart in first place.

Sony's previous UK number one was Naughty Dog's The Last of Us: Remastered, which came out for PS4 in August 2014.

The release of Ready at Dawn's The Order beats out Activision's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which is second. Last week's number one, Turtle Rock's Evolve, falls to third.

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The Order: 1886 release date confirmed

The Order: 1886 release date confirmed

Moustaches and monsters arrive in February next year.

PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 will launch on 20th February 2015, Sony has revealed in a new trailer.

A single-player cover-based third-person shooter set in an alternate Victorian London, The Order: 1886 was originally due to be launched this Christmas, but was delayed last month into next year.

"We have an open discussion with Sony all the time," Ru Weerasuriya, boss of The Order developer Ready at Dawn told Eurogamer. "We said, 'Look, we can achieve the quality you expect everywhere, but delivering on this is going to take a few more months.'

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No multiplayer in PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886

No multiplayer in PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886

"Better to do one thing well than a whole bunch half-assed."

Upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 does not feature multiplayer, its developer has confirmed.

Responding to a question on Twitter, Ready At Dawn chief technical officer and co-founder Andrea Pessino described The Order as a "single-player, third-person action adventure game".

"No multiplayer," he said.

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Screenshots of PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 remind us of Gears of War

Sony's released a handful of screenshots of PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 - and they remind us of Xbox 360 series Gears of War.

The screenshots, below, show off the Steampunk game's character-hugging third-person camera perspective. There's a dash of weapons fire, too.

The Order was announced during Sony's E3 2013 press conference with a cinematic that told us little about the game, save it was set in a Steampunk London alternate history 40 years after the Industrial Revolution.

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PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 is a linear third-person action adventure with shooting mechanics

PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 is a linear third-person action adventure with shooting mechanics

"We're trying to tell a story. It's what we call a 'filmic experience'."

PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 is a linear third-person action adventure with shooting mechanics, developer Ready at Dawn has revealed.

The Order was announced during Sony's E3 press conference with a cinematic that told us little about the game, save it was set in a Steampunk London alternate history 40 years after the Industrial Revolution and would see you interacting with several real-world historical figures ala the Assassin's Creed series.

In an interview with the PlayStation Blog, Ready at Dawn co-founder Ru Weerasuriya described The Order as a linear story-based game. "We're trying to tell a story. It's what we call a 'filmic experience'."

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Sony announces steampunk horror game The Order

Sony announces steampunk horror game The Order

From the studio that brought you God of War: Chains of Olymous & Ghost of Sparta.

Ready at Dawn - the studio that made such PSP titles as Daxter, God of War: Chains of Olympus, and God of War: Ghost of Sparta - has announced its Victorian Era PS4 game, The Order 1886.

Set in a steampunk alternate history 40 years after the industrial revolution, The Order will see you interacting with several real-world historical figures ala the Assassin's Creed series.

Ready At Dawn CEO and creative director, Ru Weerasuriya noted on the PlayStation Blog that he aims to make the game particularly filmic. "The idea was to make sure that you never saw any visual discrepancies or breaks in continuity between gameplay and cinematic," he said. "What you saw is running in-engine, in-game with no gimmicks. These visuals are what you can expect of the final game when you play it."

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