Entries in 'q4' (41)

Funcom quarterly revenue suffers significant decline

Funcom quarterly revenue suffers significant decline

The Secret World developer Funcom has posted financial results for its most recent completed quarter, reporting a major dip in revenue compared to the same period in the year prior.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 6:12PM in News
Predicting the Q4 video game TV invasion

Predicting the Q4 video game TV invasion

Ad specialist Generation Media takes a look at historical TV marketing data to predict the level of screen advertising we might expect from video games during Q4...

on Oct 17th 2013 at 2:04PM in News
Q4 games advertising revenue drops 40% this Christmas

Q4 games advertising revenue drops 40% this Christmas

The age of excess is clearly over. UK games firms are spending £99m on advertising this Christmas, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 19th 2012 at 9:45AM in News
GAME takes 99p Play Now Trade Later deal online

GAME takes 99p Play Now Trade Later deal online

Retailer GAME has announced the return of its 99p Play Now Trade Later scheme – and this time it is available through its website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2012 at 3:38PM in News

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It's the six months of Christmas for UK games retail

It's the six months of Christmas for UK games retail

Retailers have praised publishers for daring to release titles outside of the traditional Q4 sales bonanza.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 30th 2012 at 11:06AM in News
NPD: UK's Q4 used games market was £90m

NPD: UK's Q4 used games market was £90m

British gamers spent nearly £100m on pre-owned software during Q4 2011.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 31st 2012 at 1:11PM in News
OPINION: It's May, and already Q4 is hurting retail

OPINION: It's May, and already Q4 is hurting retail

Sometimes the games industry can get too caught up in willy waving with other forms of entertainment.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 17th 2012 at 9:29AM in News
Q4 focus could kill off specialist retail

Q4 focus could kill off specialist retail

Where are OUR summer blockbusters? That's the question being asked by games retail bosses this week as the UK games market slumped to a new low.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 17th 2012 at 8:32AM in News

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EA reports Q4 FY12 and FY12 financial results

EA reports Q4 FY12 and FY12 financial results

EA has revealed its financial results for Q4 of fiscal 2012, as well as fiscal 2012 as a whole.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2012 at 4:45AM in News
THQ expects sales to exceed estimates

THQ expects sales to exceed estimates

With the doom-mongers continuing the circle, THQ has announced that it expects Q4 sales to exceed expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2012 at 11:12AM in News
GameStop sells 600k COD Elite memberships, laments packed Q4 schedule

GameStop sells 600k COD Elite memberships, laments packed Q4 schedule

The growth of the digital games market may typically be seen as the biggest threat to retail, but is the cramped Q4 release schedule in reality a bigger burden?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2011 at 9:23AM in News
GAME: Don't forget about Q1, Q2 and Q3

GAME: Don't forget about Q1, Q2 and Q3

The Q4 marketing blitz revealed by MCV this morning follows a slow six months for new game releases – so maybe the industry will learn its lesson for 2012.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 14th 2011 at 8:27AM in News

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Abba dancing game announced

Abba dancing game announced

Mamma Mia – here they go again. Ubisoft has just confirmed it's added an Abba dancing game to its roster of licensed music titles. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 17th 2011 at 2:29PM in News
Nintendo expects strong Q4 for 3DS

Nintendo expects strong Q4 for 3DS

The tools are in place to ensure 3DS has a very merry Christmas, says Nintendo.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 3rd 2011 at 2:10PM in News
Jurassic Park to go up against Q4 blockbusters

Jurassic Park to go up against Q4 blockbusters

Prehistoric monsters will be competing with some of the biggest names in games this Q4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2011 at 12:00PM in News
GameStop reports like-for-like Xmas gains

GameStop reports like-for-like Xmas gains

Global games retail giant GameStop has reported a 3.4 per cent like-for-like sales boost for the nine weeks ending January 1st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 1:51PM in News

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Pachter predicts Wii Xmas victory

Pachter predicts Wii Xmas victory

Despite the sharp drop in sales that Wii has endured throughout 2010, US analyst Michael Pachter still expects Nintendo’s machine to be the best selling home console over the crucial ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2010 at 11:27AM in News
£181m Xmas bonanza as industry sets out Q4 ad spend

£181m Xmas bonanza as industry sets out Q4 ad spend

This is the quarter where the UK games industry finally turns things around – and publishers and retailers are splashing the cash to make sure of it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 10:51AM in News
Busting the Q4 new IP myth

Busting the Q4 new IP myth

Christmas can be a dark time for games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 4:27PM in News
Q4 failure will spell ‘trouble’ for Wii

Q4 failure will spell ‘trouble’ for Wii

In a frank statement to investors, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has admitted that Wii really has to perform in the marketplace this Christmas if the platform holder is to emerge ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2010 at 4:29PM in News
Sega sparks into life this Q4

Sega sparks into life this Q4

Sega expects to emerge from its period of new release slumber by scoring four chart hits ahead of Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2010 at 10:17AM in News
Neverwinter confirmed for 2011

Neverwinter confirmed for 2011

A new Neverwinter game is in the works for PC and is expected to hit store shelves in Q4 2011.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 24th 2010 at 11:14AM in News
Dinosaurs Strike announced for Wii

Dinosaurs Strike announced for Wii

Combat of Giants will make its Wii debut this November with Dinosaurs Strike, Ubisoft announced at Gamescom today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2010 at 4:10PM in News
ESA spent $1.2m on lobbying in Q409

ESA spent $1.2m on lobbying in Q409

A report filed by the House of Representatives’ clerk’s office in the US shows that trade body The Entertainment Software Association spent a whopping $1,208,000 on lobbying in Q4 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2010 at 2:44PM in News
Blockbusters losses near half a billion

Blockbusters losses near half a billion

US retailer Blockbuster has posted some disturbing numbers for its most recent financial quarter, with Q4 net losses at the company hitting $434.9m – up on the already savage $359.8m ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2010 at 1:51PM in News