Entries in 'international distribution' (32)

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Cyprus

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Cyprus

Cyprus was hit hard by the Eurocrisis, and this has hurt the region’s video games market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 15th 2013 at 5:00PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Luxembourg

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Luxembourg

Tastes in Luxembourg match those in the UK and popular games in the region currently include blockbusters like FIFA 13 and Call of Duty.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on May 7th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
International Factfile: Romania

International Factfile: Romania

With only a handful of retailers and one major distributor, the Romanian games market is a small one.

on Mar 27th 2013 at 3:00PM in News
International Factfile: UAE

International Factfile: UAE

The United Arab Emirates is one of the richest regions in the Middle East, and one that is home to a promising video games market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 2:45PM in News

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International Factfile: Portugal

International Factfile: Portugal

The emerging market of Portugal is more developed than others in its category.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 20th 2013 at 11:30AM in News
International Factfile: Iran

International Factfile: Iran

The heavily populated Middle Eastern nation of Iran has a much higher proportion of younger consumers, with around half of Iranians younger than 35.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 13th 2013 at 11:44AM in News
International Factfile: Egypt

International Factfile: Egypt

Egypt suffers from many of the same challenges as other markets in the region.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 27th 2013 at 2:15PM in News
International Factfile: Canada

International Factfile: Canada

Canada is one of the world’s biggest video games markets and it continues to grow.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 20th 2013 at 2:15PM in News

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Around the World with MCV: download your free international games guide

Around the World with MCV: download your free international games guide

A new free digital guide to international markets is available to download now.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 14th 2012 at 10:23AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Indonesia

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Indonesia

There are close to 100 studios based in Indonesia, making the Asian nation a great source of development talent.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 13th 2012 at 4:55PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Slovakia

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Slovakia

Slovakia is a small country by European standards.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 9th 2012 at 2:30PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Switzerland

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Switzerland

The Swiss market is one that has remained relatively stable despite the economic pressures Europe faces.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 12th 2012 at 3:00PM in News

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The South Korean market in focus

The South Korean market in focus

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Korea, partner country of this year’s Gamescom, is home to a market that is wildly different to that of the UK.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 15th 2012 at 2:30PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Brazil

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Brazil

Brazil is one of the most promising markets in South America.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 8th 2012 at 11:43AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Bulgaria

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s video games market dates back to some of the earliest consoles, with local retailer and distributor Transfer Group starting out in 1990.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 1st 2012 at 10:38AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Iran

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Iran

Iran’s population is close to 80m people and in 2010 50 per cent of those were under 35, according to local distributor Doostan Co.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 25th 2012 at 12:49PM in News

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INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Canada

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Canada

In terms of employee numbers, Canada is home to the third biggest video game industry in the world. 16,000 people are employed by games firms across 348 companies, according to ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 11th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Ireland

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Ireland

Like the UK, the Irish games retail market took a hit with the fall of GAME.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 31st 2012 at 11:30AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Saudi Arabia

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is home to a video game market that continues to offer new opportunities. 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 16th 2012 at 2:15PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

According to the FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2012, the Indian games business was valued at 13bn Rupees ($259m) in 2011 – up 30 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 8th 2012 at 11:23AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Russia

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Russia

Russia is the largest country in the world, and as a result, there’s plenty of room for a variety of retailers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 2nd 2012 at 10:16AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Portugal

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Portugal

Believe it or not, Portugal is classed as an emerging market – but that certainly doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take the region seriously.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 17th 2012 at 11:51AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Germany

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Germany

Germany is a crucial European market for publishers. Sales in the region generated a cool €2bn in 2011, according to research from German games trade body BIU.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 3rd 2012 at 11:30AM in News
Australia & New Zealand: At A Glance

Australia & New Zealand: At A Glance

Australia and New Zealand have fared well in the global recession, due in part to our proximity to Asia and relative economic isolation from the US. 

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 27th 2012 at 2:15PM in News
TERRITORY REPORT: Australia & New Zealand

TERRITORY REPORT: Australia & New Zealand

Video games retail in the Pacific region is not unlike that of Europe. 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 27th 2012 at 2:15PM in News