Entries in 'revenue' (177)

Take-Two achieves non-GTA profit

Take-Two achieves non-GTA profit

A long-term goal was finally achieved at the offices of publisher Take-Two last night - it was able to announce a year of overall profit without releasing a Grand Theft ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2010 at 8:19AM in News
Zynga revenues could hit $400m

Zynga revenues could hit $400m

Social game giant Zynga could be on the verge of surpassing revenues of $400 million for the calendar year, independent data and user trends suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 3:48PM in News
Profits up at Future

Profits up at Future

Future Publishing has posted a slight increase in profit for the year ending September 30th 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2010 at 1:56PM in News
Pre-owned claims 50% of GameStop profit

Pre-owned claims 50% of GameStop profit

GameStop has revealed that sales of pre-owned game products accounted for 47.4 per cent of the company’s profit for the three months ending October 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2010 at 2:23PM in News

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NPD: October down 4% year-on-year

NPD: October down 4% year-on-year

American sales tracker NPD has announced that the US video games market was worth $1.07bn in October 2010 – that’s four per cent down on the same month in 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2010 at 8:15AM in News
Black Ops helps UK to £113.8m record-breaker

Black Ops helps UK to £113.8m record-breaker

Sales of 2m units in its first five days on release has seen Call of Duty: Black Ops shatter UK sales records and effortlessly claim the position of UKIE GfK ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2010 at 9:43AM in News
5m copies of New Vegas shipped

5m copies of New Vegas shipped

ZeniMax owned publisher Bethesda has confirmed that it has now shipped five million copies of recent post-apocalyptic Xbox 360, PS3 and PC hit Fallout: New Vegas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2010 at 3:14PM in News
Minecraft passes 500k purchases

Minecraft passes 500k purchases

Indie PC hit Minecraft has passed the 500,000 purchases barrier as the one-man project continues to take the gaming world by storm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2010 at 10:41AM in News

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Sega Sammy reduces games losses

Sega Sammy reduces games losses

Japanese publisher Sega Sammy has reduced its gaming losses for the first half of its financial year on the back of strong video games software sales which helped propel the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 11:16AM in News
PlayStation division returns to profit

PlayStation division returns to profit

The Networked Product and Services Division of Sony, which houses amongst many things its PlayStation operations, has reported an operating profit of ¥6.9bn ($86m) in its fiscal Q2 – a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 9:24AM in News
Google posts huge profits

Google posts huge profits

Internet tech specialist Google has reported third quarter profits of $2.2bn, which is 32 per cent up on the same period in 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2010 at 4:23PM in News
HMRC warns over game stock deals

HMRC warns over game stock deals

Retailers must be more vigilant with rogue traders if they want to avoid having their tax returns voided.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2010 at 12:32PM in News

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DeNA's ngmoco acquisition – the numbers

DeNA's ngmoco acquisition – the numbers

Japanese social games firm DeNA has published documents giving more details about its acquisition of US mobile startup ngmoco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2010 at 12:22PM in News
Taxman hunts down dodgy importers

Taxman hunts down dodgy importers

UK retailers could be left out of pocket as Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs clamps down on corrupt distributors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2010 at 10:35AM in News
Revenue doubles at LOTR Online

Revenue doubles at LOTR Online

Codemasters’ decision to drop subscription charges from Lord of the Rings Online and switch to microtransactions has been a big success for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2010 at 2:37PM in News
FIFA 11 enjoys record UK launch

FIFA 11 enjoys record UK launch

As well as claiming the top spot in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week, FIFA 11 has also set a new sales benchmark for the ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2010 at 11:36AM in News

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Minecraft creator earning $350k a day

Minecraft creator earning $350k a day

You may not have heard of it, but a ‘little’ indie game called Minecraft is causing a bit of a stir online. So much so, in fact, that right now ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2010 at 3:37PM in News
Activision talks COD Premium service

Activision talks COD Premium service

Though question marks hang over Activision’s true intentions toward a possible Premium online Call of Duty service, the publisher’s COO Thomas Tippl has admitted that the company is looking ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2010 at 10:19AM in News
Halo Reach sells 300k in UK on day one

Halo Reach sells 300k in UK on day one

MCV can reveal that 300,000 copies of Microsoft’s Halo Reach were sold in the game’s first 24 hours on sale in the UK.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2010 at 9:28AM in News
Income explodes at Konami

Income explodes at Konami

Konami’s latest quarterly financials report a massive 244.7 per cent year-on-year jump in net income to YEN 1,265m compared to the 93.5 per cent dip it suffered in the same ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 6:49PM in News
Namco reports sales lift, drop in losses

Namco reports sales lift, drop in losses

Namco Bandai his filed it financial report for the quarter ending June 30th 2010, brining with it net sales reached YEN 81,912m, an increase of 8.2 per cent over the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 2:43PM in News
Future’s Q3 revenue up 2%

Future’s Q3 revenue up 2%

Media group Future has reported what it describes as an “encouraging” two per cent year-on-year rise in revenue for its 2010 Q3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2010 at 12:58PM in News
XBLA on track to make $140m this year

XBLA on track to make $140m this year

A new report from Forecasting & Analyzing Digital Entertainment has estimated that Microsoft Xbox Live Arcade service has to date in 2010 made something in the region of $46.1m, a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2010 at 1:55PM in News
PS3 surge boosts Sony

PS3 surge boosts Sony

An impressive year-on-year boost in PS3 sales has delivered a strong financial quarter for Sony for the three months ending June 30th 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2010 at 10:49AM in News
Sony expected to report profit

Sony expected to report profit

Sony’s financial Q1 is set to bring with it a significant boost in operating profit, according to a report in Japanese paper Nikkei, as spotted by Andriasang.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2010 at 3:46PM in News