Entries in 'usa' (94)

Xbox One release date confirmed

Xbox One release date confirmed

The Xbox One has, at long last, got a confirmed global release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 1:59PM in News
3DS brings Xbox 360's 28-month long run of NPD wins to a halt

3DS brings Xbox 360's 28-month long run of NPD wins to a halt

The Xbox 360’s iron grip on the North American market has finally been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 1:03PM in News
Wii U sold just 38,000 units in the US in April - rumour

Wii U sold just 38,000 units in the US in April - rumour

It looks like April may have been another terrible month for Wii U in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2013 at 1:06PM in News
US video games market slips 9% in 2012

US video games market slips 9% in 2012

The total value of the US video games market declined nine per cent in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 10:55AM in News

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Analyst believes Xbox 360 was the big Black Friday winner in the US

Analyst believes Xbox 360 was the big Black Friday winner in the US

Analyst Doug Creutz believes Xbox 360 was the star performer in the US video games market in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2012 at 9:20AM in News
Infinity Blade transforms into a political beat 'em up

Infinity Blade transforms into a political beat 'em up

Popular iOS action adventure Infinity Blade has undergone an interesting transformation – it has been turned into a political beat ‘em up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2012 at 9:55AM in News
GameStop named the 10th worst company to work for in the US

GameStop named the 10th worst company to work for in the US

An analysis of employee reviews at online jobs portal Glassdoor has labelled GameStop as the tenth worst company to work for in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2012 at 9:19AM in News
GameStop sales fall but chain 'outperforms market'

GameStop sales fall but chain 'outperforms market'

Same-store sales at US retailer GameStop dropped 12.5 per cent year-on-year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 11:42AM in News

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3DS doubles DS' year one sales

3DS doubles DS' year one sales

The Nintendo 3DS has sold nearly twice as many units in the US in its first year than the DS managed in the same time period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 3:19PM in News
Daytona USA revs to consoles

Daytona USA revs to consoles

Popular ‘90s arcade racer Daytona USA is returning later this month in the form of a downloadable Xbox Live and PSN title.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 13th 2011 at 10:39AM in News
Release date set for PlayStation Vita

Release date set for PlayStation Vita

Sony has finally confirmed a release date for the PlayStation Vita in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2011 at 8:17AM in News
THQ: Transition from boxed to digital is underway

THQ: Transition from boxed to digital is underway

Cloud gaming will prove a positive development for consumers, publishers and developers, THQ CEO Brian Farrell has told an audience at the Cloud Gaming USA conference in San Jose.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2011 at 2:34PM in News

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Pachter expects 2011 Xbox dominance in US

Pachter expects 2011 Xbox dominance in US

There's no denying that Sony's first party software line-up for PS3 in 2011 is extremely impressive, but despite this analyst Michael Pachter believes the console will struggle to close the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2011 at 9:43AM in News
US: Pokemon sells 1.08m

US: Pokemon sells 1.08m

Joint sales of Pokemon Black/White reached 1.08m copies on their first day of release in the US, Nintendo has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2011 at 12:04PM in News
Konami ships 1m Castlevania

Konami ships 1m Castlevania

The recent 3D reinvention of cult games IP Castlevania has enjoyed a solid start at retail, publisher Konami has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2010 at 9:37AM in News
Violence impact minimal

Violence impact minimal

Violent video games are almost completely harmless to young people with any negative effects likely to only impact those with pre-existing mental instability.

by Colin Campbell
on Jun 10th 2010 at 3:00AM in News

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EA stirs up World Cup tensions

EA stirs up World Cup tensions

Ahead of England’s World Cup opener against the USA this Saturday, official tournament partner EA is offering fans the chance to taunt our American opponents directly via a rather bizarre ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2010 at 1:08PM in News
NPD: US April sales plunge 22%

NPD: US April sales plunge 22%

NPD's stats for the month of April made for grim reading in the U.S late Thursday. Game sales plunged 22 percent on the same period last year. Hardware sales were ...

by Colin Campbell
on May 14th 2010 at 2:05AM in News
EA profits in Q4

EA profits in Q4

EA has posted Q4 net revenues of $979 million, up $119 million from 2009's Q4 tally of $860 million. Profits came in at $30 million, compared with a net loss ...

by Colin Campbell
on May 12th 2010 at 12:15AM in News
New boxed sales just 54% of market

New boxed sales just 54% of market

Sales of brand new boxed games on the High Street now account for just 54 per cent of the overall video games market according to a new study entitled the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2010 at 3:05PM in News
Activision beats forecasts

Activision beats forecasts

Activision has beaten analyst expectations in its first quarter, posting significant rises in sales and profits.

by Colin Campbell
on May 7th 2010 at 1:44AM in News
THQ stems losses

THQ stems losses

For the twelve months ended March 31, THQ's net sales rose 8% to $899 million, compared with sales of $830 million a year ago. The company posted a loss of ...

by Colin Campbell
on May 5th 2010 at 11:57PM in News
Starcraft II dated

Starcraft II dated

The next instalment in one of Blizzard Entertainment’s most keenly loved franchises, Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty, has finally been give a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2010 at 10:37AM in News
iPad sales pass 1m

iPad sales pass 1m

Apple says it has sold a million iPads in its first month on sale.

by Colin Campbell
on May 4th 2010 at 2:41AM in News
Microsoft cans Courier tablet

Microsoft cans Courier tablet

Microsoft has shelved plans to launch a folding, two-screen touch-screen device, known as Courier.

by Colin Campbell
on Apr 30th 2010 at 3:59AM in News