Entries in 'research' (48)

Vast majority of free-to-play users have never purchased in-app - report

Vast majority of free-to-play users have never purchased in-app - report

Only 2.2 per cent of free-to-play users spend any money on in-app purchases, a new study has found.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 7:04AM in News
Report: Gamers suffered 11.7m malware attacks in 2013

Report: Gamers suffered 11.7m malware attacks in 2013

A new report from Russian internet security company Kaspersky Lab claims that gamers faced 11.7m malware attacks worldwide in 2013.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 4:45AM in News
Games without demos sell twice as many copies

Games without demos sell twice as many copies

New research suggests that releasing a demo before a game is released with actually damage potential sales, potentially halving the number of copies it will shift.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 28th 2013 at 1:29PM in News
President Obama orders research into links between video games and violence

President Obama orders research into links between video games and violence

Video games have again become central to America’s heated debate on gun ownership that erupted in the aftermath of December’s Newtown school shootings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 11:03AM in News

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EA research said Dead Space 1&2 were too scary

EA research said Dead Space 1&2 were too scary

The realisation that horror games Dead Space and Dead Space 2 are scary led to the decision to shift the focus away from scares in Dead Space 3, EA has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2012 at 10:10AM in News
Institute of Play's GLASS Lab aims to engage students with games

Institute of Play's GLASS Lab aims to engage students with games

Non-profit video game organization Institute of Play has unveiled the Games, Learning and Assessment Lab, a new design center that will research and develop compelling games in an effort to engage students.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 28th 2012 at 6:04PM in News
Xbox 360 and Call of Duty still king in US

Xbox 360 and Call of Duty still king in US

Microsoft and Activision had the best performing products in the US last month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 11:31AM in News
US game sales drop by $390 in January

US game sales drop by $390 in January

A lack of new releases and the comparatively strong sales in 2011 saw the US video games market drop by almost $400m last month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 11:16AM in News

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UK leads digital and physical game sales

UK leads digital and physical game sales

NDP data shows that UK consumers buy more video games – both boxed and downloadable – than those in France, Germany in the US.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 10:45AM 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 Feb 3rd 2012 at 9:18AM in News
Five-Second Facts

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 Jan 20th 2012 at 9:00AM in News
Brand Map: Assassin's Creed

Brand Map: Assassin's Creed

This week sees the release of Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, the fourth full game in the series which has already gone on to beat the previous games in volumes of ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 18th 2011 at 10:00AM in News

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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
Brand Map: Super Mario Bros

Brand Map: Super Mario Bros

This week we look at playing habits for one of the biggest game franchises of all time. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 3rd 2011 at 3:00PM 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 Oct 14th 2011 at 2:31PM in News
Brand Map: Just Dance

Brand Map: Just Dance

Ubisoft's Just Dance for Wii was the surprise big hit of 2009. Now the series expands to the Xbox 360 and PS3 platforms with Just Dance 3.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 13th 2011 at 11:34AM in News

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Brand Map: Call of Duty

Brand Map: Call of Duty

This week we’re going to look at playing habits for Call of Duty using the GameVision Brand Map.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 7th 2011 at 10:18AM 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 30th 2011 at 11:00AM in News
Brand Map: LittleBigPlanet

Brand Map: LittleBigPlanet

With the Move patch for LittleBigPlanet going live recently, GameVision looks at the ongoing success of this relatively recent IP. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 15th 2011 at 5:44PM in News
In-game ads to top $7.2bn by 2016

In-game ads to top $7.2bn by 2016

Revenue from in-game advertising is expected to increase in the next few years, but are advertisers making the most of our medium?

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 15th 2011 at 10:52AM in News
MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending September 2nd)

MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending September 2nd)

We look at recent TV advertising activity for games and video games’ total share of all TV campaigns.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 4:48PM in News
Brand Map: Fable on Kinect

Brand Map: Fable on Kinect

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

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 1st 2011 at 7:43PM in News
MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending August 26th)

MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending August 26th)

We look at the latest TV advertising activity for games targeting men and look at the channels that draw the most TVRs.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 26th 2011 at 5:24PM in News
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
MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending August 19th)

MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending August 19th)

We look at the latest TV advertising activity for games targeting men and how it affects web search traffic.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 19th 2011 at 12:34PM in News