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In news that hits home the importance of the second hand video games market, Maryland based pre-owned specialist Game Trading Technologies has secured a substantial $3.9m worth of investment.
A shortage of PS3 consoles in the US could have a detrimental effect on sales of God of War III, it has been claimed.
Despite having reached what traditionally would have been regarded as retirement age in console years, Xbox 360 has just enjoyed its best ever February in the US.
The value of the video games market in the US fell 15 per cent year-on-year in February to $1.28bn – a number that has surprised even NPD itself.
Apple has announced that its iPad tablet will go on sale in the US on Saturday 3rd April. That's the Wi-Fi-only model - the Wi-Fi + 3G model will go ...
Wii platform sequel Super Mario Galaxy 2 will be released in North America on May 23rd, Nintendo has confirmed.
Nintendo has confirmed the North American launch details for the super-sized DSi XL handheld.
Video gaming now claims a higher proportion of US homes’ entertainment spend than print media, premium TV, DVD, Blu-ray, movie rentals or music.
Despite reports to the contrary this morning, the famous Sony Computer Entertainment brand is not going to die.
The amount of money invested in the video games sector by venture capitalists in North America was down 29 per cent in 2010 according to a new data from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Koch Media wants to be a global games force, with US success the vital next step for the firm.
The Nintendo Wii has now sold 67m units since it first went on sale in late 2006, the platform holder has revealed. As for the DS, its many guises have ...
With Fabio Capello’s England team targeting success at this summer’s World Cup, EA has officially announced its licensed video game tie-in – FIFA World Cup South Africa.
Almost two decades on from when Sony’s first PlayStation ushered in a bright new 3D era and many predicted the slow demise of 2D gaming, Nintendo has proved once again ...
US publisher and developer MumboJumbo is to release a boxed version of XBLA hit Braid for the PC in North America.
Global sales of MTV’s The Beatles: Rock Band now stand at 1.7m, four months after it was first released on September 9th 2009.
Questions are being asked about Microsoft’s claim that Xbox 360 console sold over 10m units in North America in 2009.
Platform holder Microsoft has hailed what it describes as a “breakthrough year” for Xbox 360 in North America through 2009.
Much like its dominance in the hardware sector, Nintendo has also emerged as the big victor in 2009’s American software charts according to the latest data from NPD – though ...
After what may well be looked upon as a troubled year by its own standards, Nintendo has emerged from 2009 buoyant thanks to news of record-breaking performances from the Wii ...
The North American video game market was worth $20.2bn in 2009 – an eight per cent decline compared to 2008’s $21.4bn.
The Western aspirations of Japanese giant Square Enix have been demonstrated once again with news that it is to bring its successful Eastern free-to-play MMO Fantasy Earth Zero to the ...