Entries in 'market' (293)

iPad claims 97% of US tablet market

iPad claims 97% of US tablet market

New research from comScore – 'Digital Omnivores: How Tablets, Smartphones and Connected Devices are Changing U.S. Digital Media Consumption Habits' – merely consolidates what we all knew: in the US, ...

Tim Green
by Tim Green
on Oct 11th 2011 at 10:50AM in News
ANALYSIS: Dark Souls and the core gamer

ANALYSIS: Dark Souls and the core gamer

MCV looks at what the arrival of the toughest game, Namco Bandai's Dark Souls, ever says about the market...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 7th 2011 at 10:25AM in News
UK Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps to £27.7m

UK Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps to £27.7m

The UK games retail market generated £27.7m last week, a 136 per cent rise week-on-week and the second highest number this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 30th 2011 at 11:54AM in News
Nottingham Market to be "transformed" into Hyrule

Nottingham Market to be "transformed" into Hyrule

In celebration of its 25th birthday, Nintendo’s iconic Zelda franchise is to take the limelight at October’s GameCity6 event in Nottingham next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2011 at 12:53PM in News

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UK Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £11.7m

UK Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £11.7m

A lack of major product saw the UK games market drop significantly to £11.73m this week – a fall of 34 per cent.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 22nd 2011 at 6:12PM in News
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 Sep 16th 2011 at 2:45PM in News
UK Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps to £17.6m

UK Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps to £17.6m

The weekly games software market value hit £17.6m this week – up 28 per cent over the £13.7m generated last week.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 15th 2011 at 6:00PM in News
505 shines in bleak August for UK retail

505 shines in bleak August for UK retail

Retail will hope the worst is behind it as August game sales plunged to new lows.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2011 at 2:23PM in News

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NPD reports 23% decline in US August video games market

NPD reports 23% decline in US August video games market

The latest data from stats body NPD has shown that the US video games market suffered a 23 per cent year-on-year decline in August.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2011 at 9:39AM in News
Brand Map: Gears of War

Brand Map: Gears of War

It’s only a few weeks now until Gears of War 3 is released. Over the three years since the previous game in the series, the term 'Added Value' is the tag ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 8th 2011 at 2:20PM in News
UK Software Sales Monitor: Market makes £13.7m

UK Software Sales Monitor: Market makes £13.7m

The UK games market slipped slightly this week, down six per cent in value to £13.7m and five per cent in units to 619,538.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 8th 2011 at 2:10PM in News
Deus Ex gets UK games retail back on its feet

Deus Ex gets UK games retail back on its feet

The UK boxed games market has recovered from its ten-year low on the back of Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 8:21AM in News

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Brand Map: Mario Kart

Brand Map: Mario Kart

This week we’re going to look at Mario Kart using the GameVision Brand Map you can buy direct from MCV online.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 25th 2011 at 3:54PM in News
UK Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £9.03m

UK Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £9.03m

As if last year’s ten-year low wasn’t bad enough, this week the market value fell even further.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 25th 2011 at 3:23PM in News
Apple shares fall 5% on Jobs resignation

Apple shares fall 5% on Jobs resignation

No company is reliant on just one man – particularly the biggest tech company in the world. But so iconic has Steve Jobs become that Apple saw around £10bn wiped ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2011 at 11:47AM in News
Microsoft remains committed to Xbox in Japan

Microsoft remains committed to Xbox in Japan

Things may be tough for Xbox 360 in Japan, but after over five years of trying to crack the territory Microsoft has said that it has absolutely no intention ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2011 at 9:45AM in News

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Disc-based games sales fall in US

Disc-based games sales fall in US

A new report from The Entertainment Merchants Association has revealed that sales of physical games on disc declined significantly in 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2011 at 1:50PM in News
US games market tumbles to five year low

US games market tumbles to five year low

After showing some impressive resilience over the last few months, the US games market has been brought crashing back to earth.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2011 at 9:49AM in News
UK software sales monitor: Market makes £11.5m

UK software sales monitor: Market makes £11.5m

The weekly entertainment UK software value rose to £11.5m, up slightly from the £11.2m generated from game sales last week.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 4th 2011 at 6:11PM in News
EA: Boxed games just 55% of the market

EA: Boxed games just 55% of the market

The global games market is getting pretty close to a 50/50 split between digital and physical revenue, according to a senior EA Sports exec.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 19th 2011 at 11:26AM in News
UK games market tumbles to new low

UK games market tumbles to new low

Another month, another bleak story about the state of the UK games retail market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 14th 2011 at 11:00PM in News
Introducing MCV Gametime

Introducing MCV Gametime

In a new weekly feature, we look at the overall advertising activity for video games on TV.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 8th 2011 at 10:55AM in News
Pachter: Vita will rob Nintendo market share

Pachter: Vita will rob Nintendo market share

US analyst Michael Pachter believes that the PS Vita will achieve what the PSP did not and eat into Nintendo's handheld market share.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2011 at 3:49PM in News
Core leadership under threat

Core leadership under threat

The rising market in what stat trackers NPD 'digital gamers' is threatening to overthrow hardcore gamers as the most active segment in the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2011 at 2:46PM in News
Xbox COO questions Vita strategy

Xbox COO questions Vita strategy

One of Microsoft's leading Xbox execs has spoken of his scepticism surrounding the upcoming launch of PlayStation Vita and its chances of success in the market place.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2011 at 11:34AM in News