Games Industry Market Data
January is generally a quiet month for games, and this year it was no different.
Our widely-read annual market valuation returns next week, and will be launched at a special breakfast briefing in central London.
Six brand new releases resulted in a brand-new chart-topping title in Japan last week.
Metacritic data has shown that Nintendo titles had the highest average review score in 2014.
Grand Theft Auto V took the top spot for the second straight week, and Dying Light earned two top ten finishes on this week’s Steam best sellers chart.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s return to the No.1 UK retail charts position means it is now drawing with Grand Theft Auto V’s top spot tally.
Streaming video service Twitch continues to boom, with monthly viewer numbers reaching 100m in 2014.
Three new entries in the Japanese software charts push down previous top dogs Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi, and Pocket Monster Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.
2014 was the first full year for the New Generation, and you could tell.
Microsoft says it shifted 6.6m Xbox consoles during the last quarter of 2014.
Grand Theft Auto V has taken the top spot on the latest Steam weekly top sellers chart, following the game's first full week of pre-order availability.
Kantar Worldpanel data has revealed the extent of Amazon’s dominance of the UK Christmas entertainment market.
Grand Theft Auto V is once again No.1 in the GfK Chart-Track Top 40.
More than 850 games industry professionals – from retail to development – took part in this year's annual salary survey. We study the results
Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi and Pocket Monster Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire continue to be the best-sellers in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.
Our widely-read annual market valuation returns next month, and will be launched at a special breakfast briefing in central London.
H1Z1 has finished on top of Steam's weekly best sellers chart, outpacing pre-orders for Grand Theft Auto V.
Rockstar’s best-selling crime title has held onto the top spot in spite of a sales decline.
12 per cent of developers who participated in GDC 2014’s State of the Industry Survey say they are working on a game they would classify as an eSports title. 79 ...
The overall games market (software, hardware and accessories) declined six per cent in units and climbed 12 per cent in revenue during 2014.
The UK boxed video games market generated £2.294bn in 2014, MCV can reveal.
Microsoft’s Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US throughout December 2014, the platform holder has revealed.
Writing MCV opinion pieces can, at times, feel like smashing my head against the proverbial brick wall.
2012 3DS release Animal Crossing: New Leaf broke back into the Japanese Top Ten last week, according to the latest data from Famitsu.
Rockstar’s latest has once again become the UK’s biggest-selling game, despite sales more than halving last week.