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World of Tanks users spend the most

World of Tanks users spend the most

World of Tanks claimed more average revenue per user than any other online game in the last 12 months, according to a new research.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:33PM in News
As many people play Angry Birds every month as are registered on Twitter

As many people play Angry Birds every month as are registered on Twitter

Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka has outlined the scale of not only Angry Birds’ achievements, but also its ambitions for the ‘century’ ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 3:01PM in News
PS4 claims 10% of Twitch traffic

PS4 claims 10% of Twitch traffic

The Share button on PS4 has proven a big hit with users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2013 at 3:28PM in News
Steam concurrent users reach 7m over holiday weekend

Steam concurrent users reach 7m over holiday weekend

Steam saw record numbers for concurrent users this past weekend, at one point boasting more than 7m accounts online simultaneously.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 3:08AM in News

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Steam now has over 65 million registered users

Steam now has over 65 million registered users

PC digital game network Steam has released another set of impressive numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 4:15PM in News
SingStar user numbers jump following free-to-play transition

SingStar user numbers jump following free-to-play transition

Sony’s decision to make SingStar a free-to-play PS3 title has seen a dramatic increase in user numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 2:46PM in News
Origin approaches 40m users as Mac client goes live

Origin approaches 40m users as Mac client goes live

EA’s digital download service Origin is approaching 40m registered users across PC and iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2013 at 10:57AM in News
Digital Spy breaks 20m monthly users mark as games make gains

Digital Spy breaks 20m monthly users mark as games make gains

Entertainment and technology website Digital Spy has passed the 20m monthly users mark for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2013 at 9:47AM in News

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App Store vitals: 40bn downloads, 500m active accounts

App Store vitals: 40bn downloads, 500m active accounts

Apple's App Store has hit 40 billion downloads, less than a year after reaching 25bn downloads back in March. The announcement follows Flurry's study that showed 1.76bn Android and iOS ...

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Jan 7th 2013 at 3:24PM in News
Bigpoint breaks through 300m user barrier

Bigpoint breaks through 300m user barrier

Online games maker Bigpoint has surpassed 300 million registered users.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Dec 6th 2012 at 12:48PM in News
Crytek's Warface hits 5m registered users

Crytek's Warface hits 5m registered users

Free-to-play FPS Warface is seemingly doing the business for Crytek in Russia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 11:19AM in News
Day Z reaches one million unique users

Day Z reaches one million unique users

Independently developed Arma II mod Day Z has passed the one million registered users milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2012 at 5:50PM in News

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Fight My Monster reaches 1m boys

Fight My Monster reaches 1m boys

Fight My Monster has become the UK’s fastest-growing online game for boys after reaching 1m players.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 12th 2012 at 4:07PM in News
FIFA Ultimate Team patch bolsters security

FIFA Ultimate Team patch bolsters security

EA is cracking down on scammers with an update for FIFA 12 which includes new security and game features.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 14th 2012 at 10:52AM in News
EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

You could almost smell the desperation in some quarters of the game press for EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic to fail. Well guess what? It’s been a huge hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 8:44AM in News
Bigpoint hits 250m-player milestone

Bigpoint hits 250m-player milestone

More than 250m users have signed up for Bigpoint’s free-to-play PC browser games in the ten years it has been producing them. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 1st 2012 at 10:22AM in News

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Gaikai partners with Ubisoft, Best Buy

Gaikai partners with Ubisoft, Best Buy

Cloud gaming company Gaikai is now providing its demo service to Ubisoft and Best Buy following deals with YouTube, EA and more.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 5th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
Old Republic is "fastest growing MMO in history"

Old Republic is "fastest growing MMO in history"

Over a million. That’s the closest we’ve got to hearing any firm sales numbers for EA and BioWare’s new MMO title Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 11:13AM in News
Over 2m take part in Old Republic beta

Over 2m take part in Old Republic beta

EA has said that upcoming MMO release Star Wars: The Old Republic has seen over 2m gamers participate in its recent beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2011 at 10:28AM in News
PopCap: 120m people play social games

PopCap: 120m people play social games

More people are playing social games than ever before, says PopCap.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 1st 2011 at 2:53PM in News
Mafia Wars 2 sheds 900k users in under a month

Mafia Wars 2 sheds 900k users in under a month

Casual games title Mafia Wars 2 has suffered an exodus of players in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2011 at 1:45PM 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
Activision corrects Xbox Live user number error

Activision corrects Xbox Live user number error

Publisher Activision has had to correct one of the stats it released following the huge success of Modern warfare 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 11:50AM in News
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
OnLive claims UK audience of 'millions'

OnLive claims UK audience of 'millions'

THE UK launch of games streaming service OnLive reached ‘millions’ of users, says CEO Steve Perlman.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 10th 2011 at 8:29AM in News