Entries in 'sell' (37)

Prospective new Microsoft boss Elop tipped to sell off Xbox business

Prospective new Microsoft boss Elop tipped to sell off Xbox business

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is being tipped to replace outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:31AM in News
Xbox: 'Indie games can sell systems'

Xbox: 'Indie games can sell systems'

Minecraft proves that indie games can sell consoles, says Xbox indie developer boss Chris Charla.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 30th 2013 at 11:20AM in News
Sony hopes to recoup PS4 unit losses via game and subscription sales

Sony hopes to recoup PS4 unit losses via game and subscription sales

The PlayStation 4 console will be sold at a loss, Sony has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 11:51AM in News
Microsoft selling Xbox One hardware at a profit

Microsoft selling Xbox One hardware at a profit

Xbox chief marketing officer Yusuf Mehdi has claimed that Microsoft will not make a loss on each Xbox One it sells.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 9:58AM in News

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Vivendi preparing fresh effort to sell Activision shares?

Vivendi preparing fresh effort to sell Activision shares?

French media giant Vivendi could once again be preparing to try and sell its interest in Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2013 at 3:27PM in News
Sony sells US headquarters for $1.1bn

Sony sells US headquarters for $1.1bn

Investors led by the Cherit Group have agreed to buy Sony’s 37-story US headquarters for $1.1bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2013 at 10:33AM in News
Nintendo will sell Wii U at a loss; Analyst questions launch sale predictions

Nintendo will sell Wii U at a loss; Analyst questions launch sale predictions

Some may have been surprised at the Wii U’s relatively high launch price, but Nintendo will still be selling the hardware at a loss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2012 at 9:52AM in News
Facebook and Amazon "potential buyers" of RIM's handset business

Facebook and Amazon "potential buyers" of RIM's handset business

Blackberry manufacturer RIM is said to be considering selling off its handset business and becoming a messaging service specialist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2012 at 1:39PM in News

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GAME stock the centre of huge Monday activity

GAME stock the centre of huge Monday activity

Retailer The GAME Group is at the centre of some feverous stock market activity today as its day or reckoning rapidly approaches.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2012 at 1:36PM in News
GAME hints at possible international sell-off

GAME hints at possible international sell-off

UK retailer GAME has hinted at the possible sale of some of its international operations as it continues to fight for its life in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 9:44AM in News
The Hut launches games trade-in service

The Hut launches games trade-in service

Online retail firm The Hut Group has set up a new website that allows customers to buy and sell pre-owned video games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 6th 2011 at 5:23PM in News
Tesco to sell Japanese business

Tesco to sell Japanese business

It may have conquered the UK High Street, but Tesco has said enough is enough and called time on its Japanese ambitions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2011 at 8:30AM in News

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OPINION: Diablo III auctions a smart move against gold farmers

OPINION: Diablo III auctions a smart move against gold farmers

By introducing real money auctions for virtual items in Diablo III Blizzard has upped its game in the fight against illegal 'gold farmers'.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 2nd 2011 at 10:50AM in News
Sony: CC details are not for sale

Sony: CC details are not for sale

PlayStation Network operator Sony has dismissed claims that hackers who obtained user information from its servers have been trying to sell the data on the black market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2011 at 9:38AM in News
iPad 2 is a UK sell-out

iPad 2 is a UK sell-out

Apple has yet to officially confirm it, but newspaper The Daily Mail is reporting that the iPad 2 has officially sold out in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2011 at 5:01PM in News

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Ballmer sells $1.3bn of MS shares

Ballmer sells $1.3bn of MS shares

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has sold $1.3 billion of shares in the firm, a move he says should not be construed as a lack of faith in the software ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2010 at 3:16PM in News
Kotick wants to sell you cut-scenes

Kotick wants to sell you cut-scenes

Are you on the lookout for a man that says what he thinks and doesn’t mind risking upsetting people? Well here he is – Bobby Kotick is at it again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2010 at 2:28PM in News
Retailers ignore R4DS ban

Retailers ignore R4DS ban

Despite this week’s ruling that saw the illegalisation of nearly all devices aimed at allowing the running of homebrew and pirated games on the Nintendo DS, MCV has confirmed that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2010 at 6:11PM in News
EA sells stake in Ubisoft

EA sells stake in Ubisoft

Bloomberg is reporting that American publishing giant EA has sold its 15 per cent stake in rival company Ubisoft, ending a sometimes uncomfortable business partnership that has lasted almost five ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2010 at 12:32PM in News
Bejeweled for $60k? No thanks

Bejeweled for $60k? No thanks

Bejeweled has in the space of ten years become one of the most popular games of all time, but pessimistic publishers previously turned down offers to buy the title even ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2010 at 6:21PM in News
Now GAME slashes first Modern Warfare

Now GAME slashes first Modern Warfare

UK games retailer GAME has once again targeted the popular Modern Warfare franchise for some heavy discounting with both new and pre-owned prices for the original Call of Duty: Modern ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2010 at 10:48AM in News
$99 PSPgo ‘would be a sell out’

$99 PSPgo ‘would be a sell out’

Precise sales figures for the PSPgo in the UK have never been released by Sony. That in itself should tell you something, and now analyst Michael Pachter is claiming that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2010 at 9:30AM in News
Sales boom puts EA back on top

Sales boom puts EA back on top

It’s been a bumper 2010 so far for EA, thanks to a 3.6 per cent year-on-year rise in sell through for the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 1:42PM in News
Let us sell your DLC, pleads GameStop

Let us sell your DLC, pleads GameStop

Having claimed that the increasing focus on DLC won’t deter gamers from buying pre-owned, GameStop has gone on to state that publishers could radically enhance the value of their ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2010 at 10:53AM in News