Entries in 'worldwide' (77)

UK back in charge as BBC Worldwide kills LA video games division

UK back in charge as BBC Worldwide kills LA video games division

BBC Worldwide has regenerated its video game plan… again.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Sony takes over London skyline with PS4

Sony takes over London skyline with PS4

No, you’re not seeing things. Those are the PlayStation symbols on a skyscraper.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 14th 2013 at 6:07PM in News
Pokemon X & Y sell 4m in opening weekend

Pokemon X & Y sell 4m in opening weekend

Nintendo has revealed some impressive sales numbers for Pokemon X & Y’s opening weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 1:38PM in News
Microsoft: Console still accounts for 42% of the total video games market

Microsoft: Console still accounts for 42% of the total video games market

With Microsoft and Sony about the throw millions and millions of pounds at launching their next-gen consoles, some observers may quite rightly ask one question – why?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2013 at 7:30AM in News

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GameStop: PS4 launching worldwide in 2013

GameStop: PS4 launching worldwide in 2013

The PlayStation 4 will be introduced globally in 2013, retailer GameStop’s executive vice president of strategy business and brand development Michael Hogan has said.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 31st 2013 at 1:59PM in News
#PlayStationMemory claims top global trending spot on Twitter ahead of PS4 reveal

#PlayStationMemory claims top global trending spot on Twitter ahead of PS4 reveal

The world has united in memory of nearly two decades of PlayStation ahead of the reveal of the PS4 in New York tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2013 at 11:20AM in News
Dead Island sales reach 5m units

Dead Island sales reach 5m units

Publisher Deep Silver has confirmed that global sell-through numbers for 2011 release Dead Island have hit 5m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 2:35PM in News
Doctor Who dated on PS3 and Vita

Doctor Who dated on PS3 and Vita

BBC Worldwide has confirmed release dates for both the PS3 and PlayStation Vita versions of Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2012 at 3:22PM in News

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PlayStation Vita sales at 1.8m

PlayStation Vita sales at 1.8m

1.8m. That’s how many PlayStation Vita units has been sold by Sony worldwide as of March 31st 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2012 at 12:31PM in News
Vita unit sales hit 1.2m, tracking faster than 3DS?

Vita unit sales hit 1.2m, tracking faster than 3DS?

Sony has announced that total worldwide sales of the PlayStation Vita have now passed 1.2m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2012 at 1:00PM in News
INTERVIEW: Robert Nashak, BBC Worldwide

INTERVIEW: Robert Nashak, BBC Worldwide

Every spring since 2005 the BBC has geared up for its seasonal Easter debut of a new Doctor Who TV series.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 23rd 2012 at 11:23AM in News
3DS sales hit 15m units

3DS sales hit 15m units

Lifetime sales of Nintendo’s 3DS have now hit 15m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2012 at 8:48AM in News

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Just Dance IP grooves its way to 25m sales

Just Dance IP grooves its way to 25m sales

Ubisoft’s powerhouse Just Dance series has now reached the 25m global unit sales barrier.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2012 at 10:24AM in News
Kinect sells 18m, arrives on PC next month

Kinect sells 18m, arrives on PC next month

At CES in Las Vegas, Steve Ballmer's keynote speech finally revealed a concrete global sales number for Kinect - 18m units.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jan 10th 2012 at 8:38AM in News
Nintendo: '3DS is approaching 3m sales in Japan'

Nintendo: '3DS is approaching 3m sales in Japan'

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata believes the 3DS is about to cross the 3m sales mark in Japan and will reach a 4m milestone by April.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 7th 2011 at 10:21AM in News
Exclusive Metal Gear Collection SKU vanishes from Zavvi

Exclusive Metal Gear Collection SKU vanishes from Zavvi

The Metal Gear Solid Ultimate Collection, which was revealed as a Zavvi worldwide exclusive in August, has mysteriously vanished from the retailer’s website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2011 at 3:07PM in News

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Modern Warfare 3 sets 5-day entertainment record

Modern Warfare 3 sets 5-day entertainment record

Activision has named a number of entertainment and retail stats demonstrating the monstrous success that is record breaker Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2011 at 1:28PM in News
Cooking Mama series hits 2m UK unit sales

Cooking Mama series hits 2m UK unit sales

505 Games has confirmed that total UK sales of the Cooking Mama series have now hit 2m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
Dark Souls ships 1.5m units

Dark Souls ships 1.5m units

Namco Bandai’s rock hard RPG Dark Souls has reached 1.5m shipments worldwide in just over one month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 10:17AM in News
Sony fully adopts Online Pass system

Sony fully adopts Online Pass system

Publisher Sony has confirmed that all future SCE Worldwide Studios game will require the buyer to use the in-the-box Online Pass code to access online functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2011 at 9:28AM in News
Doctor, we've landed on Android

Doctor, we've landed on Android

BBC Worldwide has released its first Android app: a port of iOS game Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time.

Stuart Dredge
by Stuart Dredge
on Aug 17th 2011 at 12:29PM in News
Kinect and Wii U tempt BBC into retail games

Kinect and Wii U tempt BBC into retail games

The BBC wants some of its biggest brands to lead a new wave of boxed retail games, an executive at the company has said.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Jul 29th 2011 at 3:20PM in News
Analysts predict tight sales race between PS3 and Xbox 360

Analysts predict tight sales race between PS3 and Xbox 360

The PS3 could catch or even overtake the global install base of the Xbox 360 in 2011, analysts have predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 26th 2011 at 9:32AM in News
Apple App Store downloads pass 15bn

Apple App Store downloads pass 15bn

Significant gaming force Apple has announced that it's sector-bossing App Store has now passed the 15bn download milestone worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2011 at 2:49PM in News
APPLE: iCloud revealed

APPLE: iCloud revealed

We’ve listened to music on the iPod, made calls on the iPhone and surfed the web on the iPad. Now Apple is introducing iCloud.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 7th 2011 at 11:10AM in News