Games Industry Market Data

How would you describe the average British gamer?

How would you describe the average British gamer?

Gamers? Ha! A bunch of overweight, spotty boys cooped up in their rooms because they’re too socially awkward to step outside, right? Wrong. So very, very wrong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 12:52PM in News
NPD to begin tracking digital sales data this year

NPD to begin tracking digital sales data this year

The NPD Group has announced it will start officially tracking worldwide digital sales of video games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 7:20AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: June 23-29

Steam top ten sellers chart: June 23-29

Company of Heroes 2 is on top of Steam’s top ten selling products chart in consecutive weeks, finishing ahead of a slew of new releases and discounted titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2013 at 10:15AM in News
400,000 retail jobs could be lost in next 5 years - analyst

400,000 retail jobs could be lost in next 5 years - analyst

The Centre for Retail Research has issued a grave warning for those working in UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 12:54PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: June 16-22

Steam top ten sellers chart: June 16-22

Relic's strategy sequel Company of Heroes 2 jumps to the top of Steam's top ten sellers list ahead of its launch on the platform this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2013 at 12:25AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One are a "distraction" from gaming's biggest growth areas

PS4 and Xbox One are a "distraction" from gaming's biggest growth areas

All the noise surrounding the next-generation of consoles is a fantastic opportunity for investors to make big money from gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 3:42PM in News
Valve - provider of games to high-income households

Valve - provider of games to high-income households

Take an average internet user. Then take an internet user whose household income is £50,000 or more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 3:19PM in News
Q1 2013 halts decline of US games market as digital grows 15% to claim majority share

Q1 2013 halts decline of US games market as digital grows 15% to claim majority share

The US video games market has ceased its decline, according to the latest numbers from NPD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 12:48PM in News