Entries in 'sales' (262)

Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

GameStop has reported like-for-like sales growth of 10.2 per cent for the nine weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Gran Turismo 6 fails to keep pace

Gran Turismo 6 fails to keep pace

The early success of next-gen consoles appears to have claimed a very high profile victim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:19PM in News
DayZ success should serve as a warning for publishers, Hall claims

DayZ success should serve as a warning for publishers, Hall claims

Traditional publishers should be worried by the phenomenal success of DayZ, creator Dean Hall has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
Standalone DayZ hits 1m downloads within a month

Standalone DayZ hits 1m downloads within a month

It’s finally done it – the standalone version of DayZ has now passed the 1m sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:14AM in News

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PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

Global PC sales fell at their fastest rate ever in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

UK online retailer ShopTo says it is enjoying its most successful year on record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
PS4 was the biggest UK home console in 2013 in revenue

PS4 was the biggest UK home console in 2013 in revenue

UPDATED: PS4 was the No.1 console in revenue terms. In unit terms, 3DS was the No.1 games console followed by Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:43AM in News
It's not finished and had no marketing - yet DayZ wins Xmas sales race

It's not finished and had no marketing - yet DayZ wins Xmas sales race

The biggest game of Christmas was released on just one platform, had no marketing and it isn’t even finished yet.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:25AM in News

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Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Xbox One has already sold 3m machines. But Valve founder Gabe Newell isn’t worried.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
China temporarily lifts console sales ban

China temporarily lifts console sales ban

Quick – sell 1.35bn consoles before the government changes its mind!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
Xbox One sells 3m units worldwide

Xbox One sells 3m units worldwide

Microsoft's Xbox One has surpassed 3m units sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2014 at 6:18AM in News
Standalone DayZ sells 800,000 copies in 18 days

Standalone DayZ sells 800,000 copies in 18 days

The phenomenal success of the standalone alpha release of DayZ is showing no sign of letting up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 4:05PM in News

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Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

It was certainly a Merry Christmas for Nintendo in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 1:33PM in News
PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

Sony appears to have emerged as the narrow front-runner in the early days of the next-gen console war in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

The Xbox One could see a reduction in RRP earlier than previously anticipated, according to one US analyst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 2:52PM in News
DayZ alpha racks up 400,000 week one sales

DayZ alpha racks up 400,000 week one sales

The makers of the hugely successful standalone version of DayZ on Steam have revealed some impressive sales numbers for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 2:24PM in News

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Triple-A giants bounce back

Triple-A giants bounce back

The games industry's biggest blockbusters are recovering after disappointing opening week sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 20th 2013 at 9:40AM in News
Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

GungHo’s console debut for its popular smartphone IP Puzzle & Dragons has enjoyed a tremendous first week in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 9:42AM in News
PS4 sees fantastic French debut

PS4 sees fantastic French debut

The PlayStation 4 is off to roaring start in France.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 18th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts may be the best-performing next-gen launch game, but it is still falling far behind predecessor Black Ops II’s commercial success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 1:01PM in News
PS2 to narrowly miss becoming India's first million-selling console

PS2 to narrowly miss becoming India's first million-selling console

The PlayStation 2 is India’s highest selling console by far, but with Sony having discontinued production earlier this year, it appears the console will narrowly miss hitting the landmark one ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 17th 2013 at 6:27AM in News
60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

The public’s increasing propensity to leave their festive shopping late has sent retail into a pre-Christmas sale panic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Three No.1's on the trot for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Three No.1's on the trot for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts has continued its recent dominance of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 10:11AM in News
PS4 'wins' November NPD and takes US sales lead; No Wii U numbers released

PS4 'wins' November NPD and takes US sales lead; No Wii U numbers released

Although certain press releases issued last night may make you think the opposite, it is PS4 that has emerged as the early leader in the next-gen US sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2013 at 9:19AM in News
DFC predicts PS4 dominance this generation

DFC predicts PS4 dominance this generation

PS4 won’t break all-time console sales records but will emerge as the next-gen console winner, analyst DFC Intelligence has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:12AM in News