Entries in 'january' (21)

Happy New Year: January in numbers

Happy New Year: January in numbers

January is always a quiet time of the year – this year more so than normal with only a handful of new releases.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

Sony has taken an impressive lead over the Xbox One across the pond.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Wii U tracking 38% behind Wii in US as Xbox 360 continues dominance

Wii U tracking 38% behind Wii in US as Xbox 360 continues dominance

The Xbox 360 has started 2013 in much the same way as it ended 2012 in the US. And sadly, so did the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2013 at 9:13AM in News
UK boxed games market plunges 30% in January

UK boxed games market plunges 30% in January

January was a grim month for UK games retail, with sales down 30 per cent year-on-year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 10th 2012 at 1:45PM in News

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PopCap axes 730,000-user Facebook game

PopCap axes 730,000-user Facebook game

EA PopCap has dropped ZipZapPlay’s Facebook game Baking Life, despite the title having almost three quarters of a million players.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 20th 2012 at 10:39AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

The UK games retail market had a tough start to the New Year. Overall revenue generated for week one stood at £20.9m – a dip of 34.9 per cent year-on-year ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2012 at 10:25AM in News
Five-Second Facts

Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2012 at 9:25AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £48.6m

Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £48.6m

The UK games retail market generated £48.6m in the post-Christmas week – a drop of 45 per cent over the week before.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:40AM in News

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Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
Sony outlines UK Vita tour

Sony outlines UK Vita tour

UK consumers will be able to go hands-on with PlayStation Vita games such as Uncharted: Golden Abyss before the handheld launches.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 13th 2011 at 1:44PM in News
Resident Evil Revelations out January 27th

Resident Evil Revelations out January 27th

Capcom’s 3DS survival horror shooter Resident Evil Revelations will hit UK shelves in January next year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 5th 2011 at 10:41AM in News
NPD: Xbox claims January win

NPD: Xbox claims January win

Microsoft has claimed both another month of strong sales in the US and another month of console market leadership.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2011 at 9:24AM in News

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NPD: US January games market down 5%

NPD: US January games market down 5%

US sales tracker NPD has released its numbers for the US video games market in January 2011, and they show another period of year-on-year decline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2011 at 8:22AM in News
UK games market suffers January dip

UK games market suffers January dip

Over half a million fewer games were sold in the UK last month compared with January 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 3:04PM in News
January High Street sales decline

January High Street sales decline

New statistics from the CBI’s Distributive Trades Survey show that sales on the High Street in early January declined eight per cent year-on-year, ending hopes that retailers were on track ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2010 at 4:49PM in News
UK CHARTS: MW2 claims ninth no.1

UK CHARTS: MW2 claims ninth no.1

For a full rundown of the charts on all formats, check out MCV's vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz – available to view online or download now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2010 at 10:11AM in News

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UK games market falls to £60.1m

UK games market falls to £60.1m

UK software sales fell 30 per cent last week, as post-Christmas consumer spending slows down. Value for the week dropped to £60.1m, while unit sales fell 23 per cent.

This ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2010 at 11:00AM in News
UK CHARTS: MW2 stays top

UK CHARTS: MW2 stays top

2009 may be already be fading into the distance but the arrival of a brand new decade has not bought with it a change of fortunes for all those hoping ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2010 at 10:26AM in News
London retail buoyant in January

London retail buoyant in January

Not long after promising news about the not as bad as expected January on the UK High Street, it has now emerged that London retailers saw a sharp increase in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2009 at 10:07AM in News
NPD: Nintendo “continues to expand the market”

NPD: Nintendo “continues to expand the market”

Nintendo remained seemingly untouchable in January according to the latest NPD stats, and has claimed that the growth seen in both the Wii and DS market is helping the overall ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2009 at 12:07PM in News
NPD: January market sees 13% growth

NPD: January market sees 13% growth

The latest results from stats firm NPD show that the North American video game market grew 13 per cent in January compared to the same month the year before to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2009 at 11:29AM in News