Entries in 'International' (164)

International Factfile 2015: Uruguay

International Factfile 2015: Uruguay

Uruguay is quietly blossoming into a ripe games market, despite its small size.

on Nov 17th 2015 at 10:13AM in News
Nintendo wins major piracy protection court ruling

Nintendo wins major piracy protection court ruling

Nintendo has successfully taken an Italian seller of devices designed to allow pirated games to run to court – and won.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 16th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
Halo 5 does what it was designed to do - gets Xbox One back on top

Halo 5 does what it was designed to do - gets Xbox One back on top

The long-awaited arrival of the Master Chief on Xbox One has helped the console achieve a rare monthly win in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2015 at 9:39AM in News
Black Ops 3 tops Japanese charts in debut week

Black Ops 3 tops Japanese charts in debut week

Blockbuster shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops III has shot to number one in the Japanese retail charts, fighting off a number of home-grown titles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 11th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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International Factfile 2015: Ukraine

International Factfile 2015: Ukraine

The Ukrainian games market is one of the smallest in Eastern Europe, despite being home to a number of games firms that have struck it big on the global stage.

on Nov 9th 2015 at 10:13AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Poland

International Factfile 2015: Poland

Poland is fast becoming the keystone of Eastern European games development.

on Nov 2nd 2015 at 12:47PM in News
International Factfile 2015: South Korea

International Factfile 2015: South Korea

Long the home of online games, South Korea’s industry saw a shake-up in 2014.

on Oct 28th 2015 at 8:36AM in News
Digital console game sales surge 29% in September

Digital console game sales surge 29% in September

Superdata’s worldwide digital games report for September has shown an annual 11 per cent increase in sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 2:09PM in News

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'PlayStation has put Paris Games Week on the international radar'

'PlayStation has put Paris Games Week on the international radar'

Next week’s PlayStation conference has made Paris Games Week part of the global calendar, but don’t expect it to become a Gamescom rival, organiser SELL has told MCV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 10:42AM in News
VideoGamer plots global expansion

VideoGamer plots global expansion

Media firm Candy Banana wants to grow its VideoGamer brand across the world.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Mario Maker down to second in Japanese charts as FIFA vanishes from Top Ten

Mario Maker down to second in Japanese charts as FIFA vanishes from Top Ten

RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD has shot to the top of the Japanese software charts in its first week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 21st 2015 at 2:34PM in News
Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Australian Halo fans will get to see the first 15 minutes of the next entry in the sci-fi series the day before the game’s launch. But there’s a catch...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:41AM in News

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PS4 wins the US monthly sales race again in the US

PS4 wins the US monthly sales race again in the US

Sony’s PS4 was the best-selling console in the US in September, marking the fifth successive month it has outsold Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2015 at 11:16AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Russia

International Factfile 2015: Russia

When the West thinks of the Russian games market, PC and piracy may come to mind. That couldn’t be further from the truth.

on Oct 16th 2015 at 3:58PM in News
FIFA 16 debuts in third in Japanese retail charts as Mario Maker returns to top

FIFA 16 debuts in third in Japanese retail charts as Mario Maker returns to top

Wii U exclusive Super Mario Maker is riding high once again in Japan, as it fought off competition from Uncharted and FIFA to take the chart top spot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 14th 2015 at 2:09PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Singapore

International Factfile 2015: Singapore

Despite having a population less than that of London, Singapore provides a thriving landscape for games businesses and serves as the Asian home for major Western publishers.

on Oct 14th 2015 at 9:25AM in News

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Ubisoft refunds Might and Magic Heroes VII buyers after misleading marketing

Ubisoft refunds Might and Magic Heroes VII buyers after misleading marketing

Might and Magic Heroes VII fans are being compensated after Ubisoft admitted its ‘confusing’ marketing might have left some players disappointed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 13th 2015 at 9:13AM in News
PS3 version of PES 2016 outsells PS4 in Japan during debut week

PS3 version of PES 2016 outsells PS4 in Japan during debut week

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016’s Japanese launch has highlighted the huge number of gamers still playing on older consoles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Malaysia

International Factfile 2015: Malaysia

Although Malaysia boasts one of the healthiest economies in Asia, its games market was initially slow to gain momentum.

on Oct 6th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Jordan

International Factfile 2015: Jordan

Like many of its Middle Eastern neighbours, Jordan has a thriving mobile games business. But it’s also seeing success on more traditional games platforms.

on Sep 29th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Istanbul games convention wants 100,000 visitors

Istanbul games convention wants 100,000 visitors

Another major European gaming expo will take place next year - this time based in Turkey.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Indonesia

International Factfile 2015: Indonesia

Although it has a thriving development community, Indonesia continues to struggle with the high cost of games.

on Sep 22nd 2015 at 1:14PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Jamaica

International Factfile 2015: Jamaica

Jamaica’s games industry is a passionate but small one, struggling to keep up with the wider global market.

on Sep 21st 2015 at 8:58AM in News
Sony blames censorship blamed for soft Chinese PS4 sales

Sony blames censorship blamed for soft Chinese PS4 sales

We don’t know how many games consoles have been sold in China – but the noises coming from Sony suggest it isn’t as many as had been hoped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Super Mario Maker dethrones Metal Gear Solid 5 in Japanese retail charts

Super Mario Maker dethrones Metal Gear Solid 5 in Japanese retail charts

Super Mario Maker has made quite the impression during its first week on sale in Japan.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 16th 2015 at 2:00PM in News