Entries in 'players' (29)

Moore reveals FIFA Ultimate Team stats as service reaches fifth birthday

Moore reveals FIFA Ultimate Team stats as service reaches fifth birthday

FIFA Ultimate Team is five years old and to celebrate EA COO and former EA Sports boss Peter Moore has unleashed some impressive stats.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 12:34PM in News
Over 4,500 players banned from Rust

Over 4,500 players banned from Rust

UK developer Facepunch Studios has banned 4,621 players from its open-world survival game Rust using its own anti-cheat software, CheatPunch.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 12th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
75m registered and 1m concurrent players for World of Tanks

75m registered and 1m concurrent players for World of Tanks

Wargaming's World of Tanks has surpassed 75m registered players.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 16th 2013 at 3:32PM in News
300k new players sign up to Runescape 3

300k new players sign up to Runescape 3

RuneScape 3 has racked up over 300,000 new players since launching only one month ago.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Sep 6th 2013 at 11:35AM in News

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INFOGRAPHIC: Some very large Call of Duty numbers

INFOGRAPHIC: Some very large Call of Duty numbers

Activision has just sent out an infographic detailing a history of the Call of Duty series’ multiplayer mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2013 at 3:41PM in News
Defiance breaks SyFy records, reaches 1m registered players

Defiance breaks SyFy records, reaches 1m registered players

Trion Worlds’ multiplayer online shooter Defiance is off to a strong start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2013 at 1:07PM in News
League of Legends sees another massive player spike

League of Legends sees another massive player spike

League of Legends developer Riot Games has announced its MOBA sensation is now peaking in excess of 5m concurrent players.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 18th 2013 at 5:25AM in News
12m have played SimCity this year

12m have played SimCity this year

80 per cent of people in the US and Europe are familiar with the SimCity brand, says EA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 12th 2012 at 1:26PM in News

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F2P game Hawken wants 10m players

F2P game Hawken wants 10m players

The firm behind upcoming free game Hawken has scored an extra $18m in VC funding.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 5th 2012 at 11:20AM in News
Zynga posts third quarter of losses

Zynga posts third quarter of losses

A loss of nearly $53m for the last quarter means that Zynga has now posted total losses of nearly $161m over the last nine months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2012 at 9:29AM in News
League of Legends is "the most played video game in the world"

League of Legends is "the most played video game in the world"

Riot Games has released an infographic claiming that its free-to-play online RPG is “the most played video game in the world”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2012 at 11:54AM in News
Brand Map: 39% of Pokémon players are female

Brand Map: 39% of Pokémon players are female

Over a third of Pokémon players are female, according to a new GameVision Brand Map report.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 4th 2012 at 11:41AM in News

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Bigpoint hits 250m-player milestone

Bigpoint hits 250m-player milestone

More than 250m users have signed up for Bigpoint’s free-to-play PC browser games in the ten years it has been producing them. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 1st 2012 at 10:22AM in News
FPS Man vs Machine sets 999 player record

FPS Man vs Machine sets 999 player record

A new Guinness World record has been set for the number of simultaneous players competing in a single FPS battlefield.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2012 at 9:49AM in News
New EverQuest II players rise by 300%

New EverQuest II players rise by 300%

The number of new signups to EverQuest II has tripled since the Sony MMO game went free-to-play one month ago.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 11th 2012 at 10:44AM in News
Old Republic has 'up to 1.5m' players

Old Republic has 'up to 1.5m' players

It’s been live less than a week but Star Wars: The Old Republic could have as many as 1.5m users signed up already.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 20th 2011 at 12:18PM in News

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PopCap: 120m people play social games

PopCap: 120m people play social games

More people are playing social games than ever before, says PopCap.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 1st 2011 at 2:53PM in News
Old Republic could steal 1m WoW players

Old Republic could steal 1m WoW players

The global launch the Star Wars MMO could trigger a mass-exodus of World of Warcraft subscribers, according to new analyst data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 3:55PM in News
FEATURE: Older gamers' playing habits

FEATURE: Older gamers' playing habits

Pensioners may be overlooked within the industry, but that doesn’t mean they’re not interested in games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 11th 2011 at 4:20PM in News
Brand Map: Civilization

Brand Map: Civilization

We look at a snapshot of players just prior to the launch of Civilization World to see what they are enjoying about the game series. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 10th 2011 at 11:41AM in News
2m leave World of Warcraft in one year

2m leave World of Warcraft in one year

The number of World of Warcraft subscribers has fallen from over 12m to 10.3m in one year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 9th 2011 at 10:08AM in News
Over 8m played Battlefield 3 beta

Over 8m played Battlefield 3 beta

EA-owned developer DICE has released a number of stats about its recent Battlefield 3 multiplayer beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2011 at 9:20AM in News
Microsoft ditches Zune hardware

Microsoft ditches Zune hardware

It won’t be a shock to hear that Microsoft has admitted that it has ceased production of Zune hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2011 at 2:39PM in News
Brand Map: Gran Turismo

Brand Map: Gran Turismo

This week we’re going to look at Gran Turismo using the GameVision Brand Map you can buy direct from MCV Reports. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2011 at 12:21PM in News
COD makes you quick

COD makes you quick

Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester have discovered that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Sep 14th 2010 at 5:51PM in News