Entries in 'global' (12)

Sony tops global console sales for first time in 8 years

Sony tops global console sales for first time in 8 years

Sony has re-taken the crown as the world’s most successful games console manufacturer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2014 at 9:13AM in News
eSports viewing almost doubled in 2013

eSports viewing almost doubled in 2013

New numbers suggest the boom in eSports is showing no sign of abating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 1:58PM in News
PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

The PC games market has now surpassed the console gaming sector in terms of revenues, an analyst has claimed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 25th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
Smartphone shipments grew 43% in 2013

Smartphone shipments grew 43% in 2013

Data from Futuresource Consulting Research has revealed tremendous growth in the smartphone market throughout 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2014 at 12:12PM in News

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PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

Global PC sales fell at their fastest rate ever in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Global PS4 sales pass 2.1m units

Global PS4 sales pass 2.1m units

Sony has revealed that PS4 has now sold 2.1m units globally since it first arrived in North America on November 15th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 9:20AM in News
Now PS3 sales reach 80m units

Now PS3 sales reach 80m units

Sony has revealed that worldwide PS3 sales have, as of November 1st, reached 80m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
Pokemon X & Y sell 4m in opening weekend

Pokemon X & Y sell 4m in opening weekend

Nintendo has revealed some impressive sales numbers for Pokemon X & Y’s opening weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 1:38PM in News

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Skylanders revenue hits $1.5bn

Skylanders revenue hits $1.5bn

A day after Disney hailed the success of Disney Infinity, rival Activision has emphasised the on going dominance of its own toy/games crossover brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 3:25PM in News
Nintendo has sold 654.12 million consoles in the last 30 years

Nintendo has sold 654.12 million consoles in the last 30 years

654.12m. That amazingly high figure is the number of consoles that Nintendo has sold in the last 30 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 2:16PM in News
Average global broadband connection speed hits 3.1Mbps; UK hits 7.9Mbps

Average global broadband connection speed hits 3.1Mbps; UK hits 7.9Mbps

The average internet user from anywhere in the world enjoys a connection speed of 3.1Mbps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 3:45PM in News
The quiet success of Ubisoft's Rocksmith

The quiet success of Ubisoft's Rocksmith

The music genre is dead, right? Erm, no, perhaps not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2013 at 1:08PM in News