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Sony sells huge Square Enix share stake

Sony sells huge Square Enix share stake

PlayStation platform holder Sony has sold off the 9.5m shares it held in Square Enix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
Chris Roberts vows that Star Citizen won't be sold

Chris Roberts vows that Star Citizen won't be sold

Star Citizen will not be sold, the many backers of the space simulator have been assured.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 10:28AM 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
Microsoft sells IPTV business Mediaroom to Ericsson

Microsoft sells IPTV business Mediaroom to Ericsson

Streaming TV tech provider Mediaroom has been sold off by former owner Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2013 at 4:05PM in News

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Blockbuster sale agreed; 264 stores and 2,000 jobs saved

Blockbuster sale agreed; 264 stores and 2,000 jobs saved

Deloitte has confirmed that it has completed the sale of Blockbuster for an undisclosed sum.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2013 at 3:36PM in News
THQ sells budget division ValuSoft

THQ sells budget division ValuSoft

Budget software company Cosmi has acquired THQ’s value-centric publishing and distribution division ValuSoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2012 at 2:52PM in News
Future sells New York office for £1.9m

Future sells New York office for £1.9m

The music-centred New York Music office of Future Publishing has been acquired by NewBay Media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2012 at 3:13PM in News
Uncharted 3 sells 3.8m units on day one

Uncharted 3 sells 3.8m units on day one

Sony has announced that Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception sold 3.8m copies worldwide on its first day of release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2011 at 12:47PM in News

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Kesa sells Comet for £2

Kesa sells Comet for £2

Coming shortly after news of Best Buy’s UK retreat, another big box out-of-town chain has found itself on the rocks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2011 at 8:23AM in News
Play.com sold for £25m

Play.com sold for £25m

Online entertainment retail giant Play.com has agreed to sell itself to Japanese company Rakuten.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2011 at 11:22AM in News
Apple loses another iPhone prototype

Apple loses another iPhone prototype

Apple has reportedly once again lost an iPhone prototype in a bar, echoing the loss of an iPhone 4 prototype last year which was subsequently sold to gadget blog Gizmodo ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Sep 1st 2011 at 9:52AM in News
Cryptic acquired for $50m

Cryptic acquired for $50m

Atari’s has sold its Californian studio Cryptic for $50 million to China’s online gaming giant Perfect World, the company has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2011 at 4:19PM in News

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OpenFeint is sold

OpenFeint is sold

Mobile games network OpenFeint has been acquired for $104 million by Japanese games firm Gree.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2011 at 1:01PM in News
Blockbuster up for auction

Blockbuster up for auction

US entertainment chain Blockbuster has reportedly agreed to sell itself to consortium Cobalt Video Holdco, though its future as a business remains very much open to speculation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2011 at 8:24AM in News
Move sales ‘on par’ with Kinect

Move sales ‘on par’ with Kinect

Following the confirmation that Sony’s 4.1m ‘sales’ figure for Move released yesterday actually represents the number of units shipped to retail, analyst Michael Pachter has pegged actual sales numbers at ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 10:46AM 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

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US: 5m Wii units sold this year

US: 5m Wii units sold this year

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has said that 5m Wii units have been sold this year so far.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 5th 2010 at 12:18PM in News
GoW III sold 1m in week one

GoW III sold 1m in week one

We don’t know in what region and we don’t know the exact timeframe, but SCEA’s VP or marketing Peter Dille has stated that God of War III passed the 1m ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2010 at 5:15PM in News
US: FFXIII tops 1m sales

US: FFXIII tops 1m sales

Having been on shelves for less than a week, Square Enix’s latest RPG epic Final Fantasy XIII has already passed the 1m sales barrier in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 1:09PM in News
Panasonic’s 3D TVs sell out

Panasonic’s 3D TVs sell out

Big question marks hang over the ability of 3DTV to catch on amongst the world’s tech consumers, but initial signs from the US are promising.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2010 at 2:06PM in News
MW2 sold 12m in 2009

MW2 sold 12m in 2009

As part of its all-encompassing detailed report on the global video game market in 2009, GfK-ChartTrack has confirmed that Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 sold nearly 12m units ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2010 at 1:22PM in News
Buyout sets Pirate Bay on the road to legality

Buyout sets Pirate Bay on the road to legality

Whether or not the previous owners of Swedish file-sharing portal The Pirate Bay succeed in over-turning their prosecution in the increasingly protracted legal saga, it seems that The Pirate Bay ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2009 at 12:21PM in News
Six million sales and counting for Guild Wars

Six million sales and counting for Guild Wars

Korean publisher NCsoft has announced that its popular MMO PC series Guild Wars has passed the six million unit sales mark just days ahead of its fourth birthday on April ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2009 at 3:45PM in News
Killzone becomes 4th fastest selling Sony game

Killzone becomes 4th fastest selling Sony game

As well as claiming the top spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, Killzone 2 has become the fourth fastest selling Sony published title ever in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2009 at 5:29PM in News
Two million copies of Street Fighter IV shipped

Two million copies of Street Fighter IV shipped

Following the UK release of next-gen fighter Street Fighter IV last Friday, Japanese games publisher Capcom has announced that it has shipped two million copies of the game worldwide, Edge ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2009 at 10:30AM in News