Entries in 'forecasts' (10)

Global gaming revenue to reach $91.5bn in 2015, according to Newzoo

Global gaming revenue to reach $91.5bn in 2015, according to Newzoo

Newzoo has released info from its upcoming Global Games Market Report, with the research firm projecting worldwide revenue to jump 9.4 per cent to $91.5bn this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:15AM in News
PS4 sales to outpace Xbox One by 40 per cent through 2018, analyst predicts

PS4 sales to outpace Xbox One by 40 per cent through 2018, analyst predicts

PlayStation 4 will beat out Xbox One over the first five years of the current console era, market research company Strategy Analytics has predicted.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 6:51PM in News
Tecmo Koei says Wii U's Hyrule Warriors will sell a million copies

Tecmo Koei says Wii U's Hyrule Warriors will sell a million copies

One million sales and beyond – that’s the expectation Tecmo Koei has for its in-development Wii U exclusive Hyrule Warriors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider send Square Enix forecasts upwards

Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider send Square Enix forecasts upwards

Square Enix has revised its full year fiscal forecasts upwards on the back of a better-than-expected performance from a number or recent releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 2:22PM in News

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Mobile now account for half of Japanese games market as sector nearly doubles

Mobile now account for half of Japanese games market as sector nearly doubles

A new report claims that smartphone gaming now account for around 50 per cent of Japan’s total video games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 11:53AM in News
Tomb Raider has finally "exceeded profit expectations"

Tomb Raider has finally "exceeded profit expectations"

A year after it was released the Tomb Raider reboot has at last exceeded Square Enix’s sales estimates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

The reality of the challenge confronting Wii U has finally struck Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
"Nintendo steadfastly refuses to consider that Wii U is not interesting to consumers"

"Nintendo steadfastly refuses to consider that Wii U is not interesting to consumers"

Wii U will fail to sell the 9m units Nintendo has predicted for the current financial year, analysts have said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 9:50AM in News

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Xbox One shipment forecasts lowered due to poor yields - report

Xbox One shipment forecasts lowered due to poor yields - report

Microsoft has allegedly lowered its Xbox One shipment forecasts, according to a Chinese news website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 1:08PM in News