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If you include digital, Black Ops II has had the biggest year for a video game ever

If you include digital, Black Ops II has had the biggest year for a video game ever

Black Ops II’s digital revenue alone for the last 12 months would place it as the year’s third biggest game behind Grand Theft Auto V and Skylanders Giants.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
GTA V "could be the biggest entertainment launch in history"

GTA V "could be the biggest entertainment launch in history"

More than 1,000 UK stores will be open from midnight for the launch of Grand Theft Auto V.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:44PM in News
UK games retail suffers worst month on record

UK games retail suffers worst month on record

The UK games retail market has suffered its worst month in history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2013 at 11:39AM in News
Apple becomes the richest company ever... while Facebook hits new low

Apple becomes the richest company ever... while Facebook hits new low

Perhaps this puts a true perspective on the global importance of the smartphone and tablet market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2012 at 1:49PM in News

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Smartphone gaming is "the biggest content revolution we've ever seen"

Smartphone gaming is "the biggest content revolution we've ever seen"

The handheld video games market is being killed off by the smartphone sector, metrics firm Flurry Analytics believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2012 at 9:24AM in News
Infinity Blade is Epic's most profitable ever game

Infinity Blade is Epic's most profitable ever game

Forget Gears of War or Unreal Tournament – iOS series Infinity Blade is the most profitable game Epic has ever made.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2012 at 11:00AM in News
Final Fantasy XI is the most profitable ever FF title

Final Fantasy XI is the most profitable ever FF title

Square Enix has confirmed that ten-year-old MMO outing Final Fantasy XI remains the profitable title in the series ever released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2012 at 11:43AM in News
"This'll be the best FIFA we've made"

"This'll be the best FIFA we've made"

‘Revolutionary’ new gameplay features will make this year’s FIFA the best in the series to-date, says EA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 17th 2012 at 9:09AM in News

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HMV: Diablo III our biggest ever product launch

HMV: Diablo III our biggest ever product launch

The Diablo III launch event at HMV Oxford Street was the retailer’s biggest to date, says games boss Ewan Pinder.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 15th 2012 at 11:37AM in News
FEATURE: UK's Top Ten single SKUs of all time

FEATURE: UK's Top Ten single SKUs of all time

Chart-Track director Dorian Bloch reveals the Top Ten games on single platforms, in terms of both unit sales and revenue, and takes a look at how controller sales have altered ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2012 at 2:28PM in News
Capcom: Resident Evil 6 is our biggest production

Capcom: Resident Evil 6 is our biggest production

Resident Evil 6 is Capcom’s largest-scale production the publisher’s ever worked on, with 600 staff working on the title.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 26th 2012 at 10:47AM in News
2011 REVIEW: Let's raise a glass to games

2011 REVIEW: Let's raise a glass to games

There’s no end to the list of adversities the games industry had to fend off in the last 12 months to ensure a prosperous 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 30th 2011 at 1:00PM in News

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inFamous: Festival of Blood claims PSN sales record

inFamous: Festival of Blood claims PSN sales record

Recent release inFamous: Festival of Blood has become the fastest selling PS3 game ever on the PlayStation Network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2011 at 2:47PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 IS the world's biggest entertainment launch ever

Modern Warfare 3 IS the world's biggest entertainment launch ever

Activision has confirmed that modern Warfare 3 has shattered the record held by Call of Duty: Black Ops to become the biggest entertainment launch of all time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 1:36PM in News
ANALYSIS: Dark Souls and the core gamer

ANALYSIS: Dark Souls and the core gamer

MCV looks at what the arrival of the toughest game, Namco Bandai's Dark Souls, ever says about the market...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 7th 2011 at 10:25AM in News
iOS and Android apps total 1m

iOS and Android apps total 1m

Should Tim Cook and Larry Page be getting together to clink glasses of champagne this week?

Stuart Dredge
by Stuart Dredge
on Sep 19th 2011 at 10:20AM in News

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Black Ops claims all-time US crown

Black Ops claims all-time US crown

Following its chart-topping performance in February, US sales tracker NPD has confirmed that Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops has become the best-selling game ever in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 9:13AM in News
Music games hit new high in 2010

Music games hit new high in 2010

Forget the fall of Guitar Hero; the music video game sector is stronger than ever, says GfK Chart-Track.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2011 at 8:06AM in News
The busiest 48 hours in UK games retail history

The busiest 48 hours in UK games retail history

Tuesday and Wednesday next week just might be the most lucrative two days in games retail history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2010 at 9:37AM in News
MS: Kinect will break records

MS: Kinect will break records

It has already claimed that Kinect will enjoy a stronger launch than Xbox 360 and that it will “blow away” the iPad. Now Microsoft has claimed that Kinect is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2010 at 4:52PM in News
MW2 claims all-time UK crown

MW2 claims all-time UK crown

It didn’t pass the finishing line quite as fast as Chart-Track had predicted, but at long last Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has cemented its position as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 2:27PM in News
MW2 closing in on UK sales record

MW2 closing in on UK sales record

Having surged back up the charts to claim second spot in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track Top 40 this week, Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 should in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2010 at 1:42PM in News
DS homing in on PS2 record

DS homing in on PS2 record

It may be suffering a little cramp as it races down the closing straight, but Nintendo’s DS handheld now seems well on track to steal gaming’s most cherished sales record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2010 at 12:07PM in News
NPD: Modern Warfare breaks new record

NPD: Modern Warfare breaks new record

Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has now officially cemented its position as the second best selling game of all time in the US, NPD has confirmed, with only Nintendo’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2010 at 12:17PM in News
Rockstar: Red Dead Redemption “our most ambitious game to date”

Rockstar: Red Dead Redemption “our most ambitious game to date”

For a developer to say that its next release is its most ambitious game to date is nothing new – but when that comes from the people who made Grand ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2010 at 6:29PM in News