Entries in 'september' (34)

NPD: Grand Theft Auto V leads industry to positive month in September

NPD: Grand Theft Auto V leads industry to positive month in September

NPD's monthly retail report reveals that Grand Theft Auto V sales have carried the industry to a 27 per cent year-over-year increase in total revenue.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 18th 2013 at 4:09AM in News
NPD September: Sports titles and Borderlands 2 on top, sales down YOY

NPD September: Sports titles and Borderlands 2 on top, sales down YOY

NPD has released its US retail video games report for September, revealing yet another month with sales down year-over-year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 12th 2012 at 5:59AM in News
Retail points to September release for Hitman

Retail points to September release for Hitman

Online retailers have listed a September release window for upcoming Square Enix game Hitman: Absolution.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 9th 2012 at 6:34PM in News
Games boost UK retail sales

Games boost UK retail sales

The latest stats from the Office of National Statistics have surprised everyone by showing that UK retail sales were up slightly in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2011 at 11:31AM in News

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Core games star in strong September

Core games star in strong September

A big month for core gaming helped UK games retailers take £125.6m during September.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2011 at 11:03AM in News
Apple drops September hint for iPhone 5

Apple drops September hint for iPhone 5

You could run an entire website based on nothing more than Apple launch rumours, but here’s an interesting one that comes directly from Apple itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2011 at 3:52PM in News
Next F1 ready for September

Next F1 ready for September

F1 2011 will drive into retailers on Friday, September 23rd, Codemasters has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 11:38AM in News
New date for Gears of War 3

New date for Gears of War 3

Platform holder Microsoft has announced a new – and hopefully definitive – release date for Gears of War 3 on Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2011 at 2:15PM in News

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Old Republic rumoured for September

Old Republic rumoured for September

Long-awaited MMO Star Wars: Old Republic will be released worldwide this September, development sources have told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2011 at 1:20PM in News
September Charts analysis

September Charts analysis

FIFA 11 was on sale for jsut 48 hours of September yet still managed to be the biggest selling video game of the month in the UK.

738,839 copies of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2010 at 4:09PM in News
Xbox 360 rules successful September

Xbox 360 rules successful September

Xbox 360 was triumphant as video game sales surged in the UK last month, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 12:04PM in News
US: Halo Reach sells 3.3m

US: Halo Reach sells 3.3m

In addition to the huge success it enjoyed with its Xbox 360 hardware in the US in September, Microsoft also dominated the software charts thanks to the release of sci-fi ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2010 at 12:06PM in News

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US: Xbox 360 shines in September

US: Xbox 360 shines in September

The Xbox 360 remained the star hardware performer in North America last month, making good on Microsoft’s recent claims that there’s been a “mid-generation leadership change” in the console market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2010 at 11:04AM in News
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep dated

Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep dated

The sixth in Square Enix’s popular Kingdom Hearts franchise – Birth by Sleep – will hit retail as a PSP exclusive on September 10th.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 18th 2010 at 6:41PM in News
NPD: Halo ODST flattens the competition

NPD: Halo ODST flattens the competition

Even Nintendo’s perennially popular offerings were not enough to challenge Halo 3: ODST’s dominance in the North American September software battle, with Microsoft’s shooter drastically out performing all of its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2009 at 11:49AM in News
NPD: Gaming finally on the up

NPD: Gaming finally on the up

After what seems like a prolonged period of decline in the North American video games market, the latest numbers from sales tracker NPD show that the sector enjoyed year-on-year growth ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2009 at 10:39AM in News

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Gameswipe airing next week

Gameswipe airing next week

The long-awaited Gameswipe from Charlie Brooker will be aired on UK TV on September 29th, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2009 at 3:24PM in News
Wii price cut nearing

Wii price cut nearing

Nintendo is remaining tight-lipped, but it’s appearing almost certain now that the platform holder is to cut the price of its Wii console at the end of the month – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2009 at 11:15AM in News
UK CHARTS: Guitar Hero wins Band battle

UK CHARTS: Guitar Hero wins Band battle

Adding to the Beatles’s loss in the music charts at the hands of the record-breaking Dame Vera Lynn, EA’s licensed games outing The Beatles: Rock Band also missed out ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2009 at 11:39AM in News
Beatles game to feed off album re-release hype

Beatles game to feed off album re-release hype

With the entirety of The Beatles’ global fanbase already opening up before MTV’s eyes ahead of the release of the official video game in September, news of the joint ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2009 at 6:36PM in News
WHAT’S NEW – November 7th ‘08

WHAT’S NEW – November 7th ‘08

In what is definitely the strongest week of new releases since MCV started doing this regular column, gamers and retail alike have an embarrassment of riches to look forward to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2008 at 4:49PM in News
WHAT’S NEW – October 24th ‘08

WHAT’S NEW – October 24th ‘08

It was set to be the one of the most epic release days in history until LittleBigPlanet managed to get itself delayed (ruining a bet in the MCV office in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2008 at 12:48PM in News
WHAT’S NEW – October 17th ‘08

WHAT’S NEW – October 17th ‘08

EA’s FIFA 09 may continue to dominate the UK charts, and win over the world’s games critics, but this Friday brings its sternest test yet in the shape ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2008 at 12:49PM in News
Retail footfall drops in September

Retail footfall drops in September

The latest figures from the SPSL’s Retail Traffic Index have shown that retail footfall fell 0.9 per cent in September compared to the previous month, with annual drops proving even ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2008 at 11:27AM in News
WHAT’S NEW – October 10th ‘08

WHAT’S NEW – October 10th ‘08

With FIFA 09 likely to top the charts for quite some time (well, at least until October 24th) it’s not surprising to see that most publishers have shied away from ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2008 at 12:27PM in News