Entries in 'revenue' (177)

Modern Warfare 2 sales hit $1bn

Modern Warfare 2 sales hit $1bn

Publisher Activision has confirmed that total sales of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 have just passed $1bn worldwide, according to the firm’s own internal estimates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2010 at 1:19PM in News
Xbox 360 and PS3 buck ’09 dip

Xbox 360 and PS3 buck ’09 dip

In a year that saw most sectors of the UK video games market suffer year-on-year declines, both the Xbox 360 and PS3 have emerged as the real winners of the ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2010 at 12:00PM in News
JAPAN: Further year-on-year decline

JAPAN: Further year-on-year decline

Famitsu publisher Enterbrain has claimed that 2009 was yet again a year of decline for the video games industry in Japan with both hardware and software sales suffering year-on-year decreases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 10:30AM in News
Annual Take Two losses hit $137.9m

Annual Take Two losses hit $137.9m

North American publisher Take Two has reported losses of $137.9m for its fiscal year ending October 31st. This compares to a net income of $97.1m last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2009 at 9:49AM in News

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Take Two not expecting profit this year

Take Two not expecting profit this year

Though the title means little to consumers on this side of the Atlantic, the disappointing performance of 2K Sports’ Major League Baseball has lead to parent company Take Two cutting ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2009 at 9:41AM in News
MW2 DLC could make $140m

MW2 DLC could make $140m

As well as rapidly easing past the half-billion dollar revenue milestone just days after its global release earlier this month, Broadpoint AmTech analyst Ben Schachter has predicted that Activision could ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2009 at 1:31PM in News
Losses increase at Playlogic

Losses increase at Playlogic

Amsterdam-based publisher Playlogic suffered a net loss of $6.7m for the nine months ending September 30th – a significant increase on the $2m loss suffered in the same period a ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2009 at 11:56AM in News
Funcom revenues slump

Funcom revenues slump

Age of Conan publisher Funcom has reported a bad set of financials for its fiscal Q3, with revenues falling 68.5 per cent year-on-year to reach $5.7m.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2009 at 12:32PM in News

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DLC delivers $45m boost for World at War

DLC delivers $45m boost for World at War

After what must have been a prolonged period of number crunching, Gamasutra has concluded that 15 per cent of the total revenue generated by Call of Duty: World at War ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2009 at 1:00PM in News
Konami sales down 45%

Konami sales down 45%

The huge global success that was Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots was always going to be tough act to follow – and so it has proved for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2009 at 11:32AM in News
Revenues climb 14% at EA Mobile

Revenues climb 14% at EA Mobile

Alongside its success on the Wii and PC, EA also enjoyed a strong quarter in the mobile sector in the three months ending June 30th with news that revenues ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2009 at 3:33PM in News
EA losses more than double

EA losses more than double

Electronic Arts has seen both its losses increase and its revenue fall for its fiscal Q1 ending June 30th 2009, with boss John Riccitiello admitting that the video games market ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2009 at 10:32AM in News

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Unit sales down at Disney Interactive

Unit sales down at Disney Interactive

The financial quarter ending June 27th 2009 bought mixed fortunes for the games arm of global giant Disney, with sales down but operating loss reduced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2009 at 11:25AM in News
Sales and losses down at Sega

Sales and losses down at Sega

Japanese developer and publisher Sega has announced mixed results for the quarter ending June 30th 2009, with the period bringing a decrease in the firm’s operating losses – but also ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2009 at 11:24AM in News
PlayStation revenues down 18%

PlayStation revenues down 18%

Sony has joined fellow platform holder Nintendo is posting year-on-year sales declines for its financial quarter ending June 30th, with revenues in its PlayStation business down 18 per cent year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2009 at 11:35AM in News
Nintendo Q1 profits tumble 61%

Nintendo Q1 profits tumble 61%

Nintendo has become the latest video games company to suffer significant year-on-year declines, with net profits down 60.6 per cent in Q1 2009-2010 to YEN 42 billion, compared to YEN ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2009 at 11:09AM in News

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Xbox sales up year-on-year

Xbox sales up year-on-year

Whilst the overall picture for Microsoft is yet again one of declining revenues and income, its Entertainment & Devices Division – which houses its Xbox operations – has reported its ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2009 at 10:46AM in News
5.2m iPhone sold in Q2

5.2m iPhone sold in Q2

Apple has reported impressive revenue and profit growth in its financial results for Q2 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2009 at 11:50AM in News
Nokia and Sony Ericsson report grim results

Nokia and Sony Ericsson report grim results

Two of the biggest mobile phone firms foolish enough not to have invented the iPhone have delivered very bad news this morning, with both Nokia and Sony Ericsson suffering declines ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2009 at 2:39PM in News
NCsoft profits fall in 2008

NCsoft profits fall in 2008

Korean MMO specialist NCsoft has recorded a fall in both operating profit and net profit for its 2008 fiscal year, though its results for the final quarter of the year ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2009 at 1:46PM in News
Nvidia reports large losses

Nvidia reports large losses

Graphics chips vendor Nvidia’s results for fiscal Q4 revealed a $147.7 million net loss, while for the year as a whole the firm made a loss of £30 million.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2009 at 2:53PM in News
Konami enjoys strong 2008

Konami enjoys strong 2008

Net income for the nine months ending December 31st 2008 reached YEN 17,826, a 17 per cent increase on the same period the year before. Operating income for the period ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2009 at 1:35PM in News
Disney Interactive sees losses despite revenue hike

Disney Interactive sees losses despite revenue hike

Disney Interactive Media has reported a 13 per cent increase in revenue for the quarter ending December 31st 2008, but has nonetheless suffered a loss for period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2009 at 2:45PM in News
Playlogic’s Q3 revenue drops 70%

Playlogic’s Q3 revenue drops 70%

Dutch publisher Playlogic has reported disappointing figures for its fiscal third quarter which show revenues of £740,000 – a number that’s 70 per cent down on the revenues reported in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2008 at 5:26PM in News
Infogrames net revenue up 45%

Infogrames net revenue up 45%

Atari’s parent company Infrogrames has announced an increase of net revenue of 44.5 per cent for its fiscal first half 2009-2009 ending September 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2008 at 2:35PM in News