Entries in 'growth' (92)

Will Black Ops II outsell Modern Warfare 3? Does it matter?

Will Black Ops II outsell Modern Warfare 3? Does it matter?

All the research suggests that Call of Duty has peaked.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 9th 2012 at 12:31PM in News
The Hut Group reports 54 % sales growth

The Hut Group reports 54 % sales growth

Etail specialist The Hut Group has bucked the struggling retail trends by posting strong results for H1 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2012 at 10:43AM in News
F2P expected to drive Japanese social games market up 30.7% in 2012

F2P expected to drive Japanese social games market up 30.7% in 2012

The Japanese market for social network games is expected to soar over the course of the current year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2012 at 1:51PM in News
EA is well positioned for next-gen success, analysts believe

EA is well positioned for next-gen success, analysts believe

The management team at EA has convinced analysts that the publisher is well positioned to thrive in the next-gen games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2012 at 9:01AM in News

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Apple misses analyst forecasts but reports annual growth

Apple misses analyst forecasts but reports annual growth

A jump in both iPad and iPhone sales has lead to a strong quarter for Apple, although its numbers fell short of analyst’s expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2012 at 10:43AM in News
Digital growth keeps Future on track

Digital growth keeps Future on track

Future PLC has revealed strong digital revenue growth in its interim results for the half-year ended March 31st 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 9:13AM in News
Apple reports yet more staggering growth

Apple reports yet more staggering growth

The Eurozone crisis, global debt levels and international recession. None of which are terms respected by Apple.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2012 at 8:33AM in News
Microsoft reports UK growth for Xbox Live

Microsoft reports UK growth for Xbox Live

Paid-for Xbox Live games and content are enjoying “good growth” in the UK year-on-year, says Microsoft.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 18th 2012 at 11:56AM in News

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Huge growth predicted for Indian games industry

Huge growth predicted for Indian games industry

The Indian games industry is expected to grow by 38 per cent to Rs 18 billion ($359m) in 2012 and to a staggering Rs 46 billion ($917m) by 2016.

on Apr 13th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
GameStop "expects to open stores opportunistically"

GameStop "expects to open stores opportunistically"

Retail giant GameStop has said it “expects to open international stores opportunistically while keeping square footage flat”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 12:51PM in News
MS: Xbox can defy economy and grow for 7th consecutive year

MS: Xbox can defy economy and grow for 7th consecutive year

The world may be waiting for news of a new console, but Microsoft is focused on making 2012 the biggest year in Xbox 360 history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 9th 2012 at 2:05PM in News
Sony keen on free-to-play PSN growth

Sony keen on free-to-play PSN growth

PlayStation’s digital publishing arm wants developers to pitch free-to-play games for PSN, an executive at the company has said.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 8th 2012 at 11:12AM in News

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Facebook gaming on the decline

Facebook gaming on the decline

Just one year ago it seemed that Facebook WAS gaming, but 12 months down the line and it looks as if playing games on the world’s leading social network is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2012 at 3:31PM in News
Sega dev: The console market can only get smaller

Sega dev: The console market can only get smaller

One of the most successful Japanese console game developers has predicted that the console market will continue to shrink and in its place will rise a stronger, dominant portable games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2012 at 1:51PM in News
Retail enjoys "dazzling" December

Retail enjoys "dazzling" December

It might not feel like it on the High Street right now, but the British Retail Consortium has said UK retail enjoyed a “dazzling” December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2012 at 10:16AM in News
Steam posts 100%+ growth for 7th consecutive year

Steam posts 100%+ growth for 7th consecutive year

Steam has reported yet another year of over 100 per cent growth in 2011. It’s the seventh year in a row that the digital retail platform has recorded an annual doubling ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2012 at 3:59PM in News

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International gamers finally have CEX

International gamers finally have CEX

Second-hand specialist CEX is on the rise, opening new shops in the UK and across the world.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 8:26AM in News
October sales surge for iPhone 4S

October sales surge for iPhone 4S

A surge of punters picking up a brand new iPhone 4S in October saw Apple sell more smartphones than all Android smartphone makers combined, according to new Kantar Worldpanel research.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Nov 29th 2011 at 10:45AM in News
US market grows - but not by much

US market grows - but not by much

The US video games market managed to grow year-on-year in October, but by a far smaller margin that some analysts had predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 8:27AM in News
Digital games market to reach $50bn in five years

Digital games market to reach $50bn in five years

The global digital games market will more than double over the next five years to $53 billion, a research company has claimed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 9th 2011 at 12:26PM in News
FEATURE: Exponential growth

FEATURE: Exponential growth

The fourth Eurogamer Expo drew record crowds and nabbed big game exclusives. We speak to MD Rupert Loman and publishers about the show’s rapid growth.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 14th 2011 at 4:55PM in News
Digital sales rocket at GAME

Digital sales rocket at GAME

We’ve all raised our eyebrows at some of GAME’s digital initiatives, but the retailer has been proved very much correct with sales of digital products up over 40 per cent ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2011 at 8:35AM in News
Zynga gets its first taste of economic slowdown

Zynga gets its first taste of economic slowdown

Casual games giant and CityVille publisher Zynga has reported a slight slow down in growth for the first time in its history during its June quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2011 at 10:05AM in News
FIFA the star as digital grows at EA

FIFA the star as digital grows at EA

The traditional gaming sector’s current digital crusader, EA, has reported a stellar digital performance for its fiscal Q1 ending June 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2011 at 11:14AM in News
Majority of Brits are now gamers

Majority of Brits are now gamers

A new report from games market research firm Newzoo has revealed that the majority of UK nationals are now active gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2011 at 12:57PM in News