Entries in 'stats' (49)

FEATURE: The rise of social games

FEATURE: The rise of social games

There are more UK consumers playing social games online than ever before, but how are they spending their money? With the help of PopCap Games and other industry experts, MCV ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 2:39PM in News
Five-Second Facts

Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 20th 2012 at 9:00AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
1m gamers sign up for premium Call of Duty: Elite membership

1m gamers sign up for premium Call of Duty: Elite membership

Activision has announced that over 1m consumers paid up for the premium version of the Call of Duty: Elite service within its first six days of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 1:47PM in News

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Minecraft by numbers

Minecraft by numbers

As part of the inaugural Minecon event at the weekend, developer Mojang has released a handful of impressive stats about the 4m+ selling Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2011 at 2:03PM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 18th 2011 at 3:01PM in News
Brand Map: Assassin's Creed

Brand Map: Assassin's Creed

This week sees the release of Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, the fourth full game in the series which has already gone on to beat the previous games in volumes of ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 18th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
EA has banned 'hundreds' of Battlefield 3 cheaters

EA has banned 'hundreds' of Battlefield 3 cheaters

Publisher EA has revealed that “hundreds” of players have been banned from playing Battlefield 3 due to cheating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 3:40PM in News

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MW3 vs BF3 - has EA won market share?

MW3 vs BF3 - has EA won market share?

Battlefield 3 sold really well. Modern Warfare 3 sold really, REALLY well. But who won the war?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 2:41PM in News
Over 8m played Battlefield 3 beta

Over 8m played Battlefield 3 beta

EA-owned developer DICE has released a number of stats about its recent Battlefield 3 multiplayer beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2011 at 9:20AM in News
Friday's Five Second Facts

Friday's Five Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 14th 2011 at 2:31PM in News
Brand Map: Call of Duty

Brand Map: Call of Duty

This week we’re going to look at playing habits for Call of Duty using the GameVision Brand Map.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 7th 2011 at 10:18AM in News

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Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 30th 2011 at 11:00AM in News
Gamers play 285k years of Rift in March

Gamers play 285k years of Rift in March

Rift users have racked up over 285,000 years of play time since the game launched last month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 1st 2011 at 12:40PM in News
Digital passes boxed in PC games market

Digital passes boxed in PC games market

A new report from American stat analysis group NPD suggests that the value of digital PC games market is now far greater than the boxed sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2010 at 1:45PM in News
EA takes March crown – monthly charts in full

EA takes March crown – monthly charts in full

The value of the UK games software market fell in March by seven per cent year-on-year. But it was still a great month of major releases, while EA and Square ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2010 at 6:24PM in News

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CVG posts record audience growth

CVG posts record audience growth

Over 2m gamers visited Future’s CVG.co.uk last month, a year-on-year rise of 68 per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 3:26PM in News
NPD: Wii and DS back on top

NPD: Wii and DS back on top

The good times are back at Nintendo with the platform holder expressing its delight at smashing two hardware records in NPD’s December and 2009 North American video games market report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2010 at 11:25AM 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
MW2 most pirated game of ‘09

MW2 most pirated game of ‘09

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was the most pirated game of 2009 according to BitTorrent tracking statistics, Gamasutra reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2010 at 11:02AM in News
Battlefield celebrates twin success

Battlefield celebrates twin success

EA’s Battlefield brand has notched up two notable achievement overnight marking a notable victory for both free-to-play gaming and digital only releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2009 at 11:09AM in News
MCV Awards video blitzes YouTube

MCV Awards video blitzes YouTube

The official video skit for last week’s MCV Awards 2009 has proved a real hit online, with the upload currently nearing the 5,000 views mark on YouTube.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2009 at 1:00PM in News
NPD: 2008 video game revenues top $21bn

NPD: 2008 video game revenues top $21bn

Following the trend seen in the UK market and shunning the falls seen in Japan, the North American video games market grew to record levels in 2008, hitting a ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2009 at 9:39AM in News
JAPAN: PS3 sales slump further

JAPAN: PS3 sales slump further

Proving that it’s sales popularity is anything but a passing success, Xbox 360 has outsold PS3 for the sixth week in succession in Japan this week, according to figures ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2008 at 1:17PM in News