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CEO Naoto Hiraoka speaks exclusively to MCV about bringing Japanese sensibility to the West, pairing with Sega, sticking with Vita and remaining unpredictable
Calling any area of the games industry ‘dead’ is something that invariably comes back to haunt the person that said it.
A US analyst has predicted that Sony could eventually grow to control virtually the entire console market.
Two Western releases have broken into the Japanese software charts this week, according to data from Famitsu.
Consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel Jules Williams reviews the growth of digital gaming, who’s buying into it and the direction of the digital pound...
PC gaming hardware is now worth over $21.5 billion (£12.6bn) globally – over double the value of the console gaming market.
An increase in hardware sales and a decrease in software has left the Japanese games market flat for the first half of 2014, according to Famitsu data.
The growth of gaming into new markets and new business models has left some of its core fans feeling uncomfortable.
PlayStation hopes to become the next big gaming brand in China after Sony's confirmation of its move into the market.
Pre-owned game sales grew faster than new titles over Christmas, says data specialist Kantar Worldpanel.
Publishers and platform holders no longer have to ignore one of the world’s biggest video games markets. China is open for business.
While there is some money to be made from virtual reality, Sony is wasting its time on the technology.
PlayStation 4 is still the best-selling games console in Japan.
Google Play and iOS games accounted for 75 per cent of app store spending last year.
Data from Futuresource Consulting Research has revealed tremendous growth in the smartphone market throughout 2013.
Christofer Sundberg, the creator of the Just Cause series, has said that triple-A game development has failed to evolve alongside technology.
Any declines suffered by Nintendo will come at a cost for the wider market unless platform holders act.
A new report says that games spending on both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store overtook portable gaming last year.
Retailer GAME increased its share of the UK entertainment market by 2.3 per cent year-on-year for the 12 weeks ending December 22nd.
The sale of games consoles may have green lit in China, but the market will still be heavily regulated.
Jagex is one of the oldest names in free-to-play games, having launched RuneScape in 2001.
5.17m boxed games were sold in the UK last month, as the games industry returned to growth for the first time in years.
Jules Williams, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, discusses whether the next generation of consoles has what it takes to restore the games industry...
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