Entries in 'birthday' (21)

UK studio Kuju turns 15 this month

UK studio Kuju turns 15 this month

One of Britain’s most successful games developers is celebrating an important milestone this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 3:31PM in News
Happy 5th Birthday, Apple App Store

Happy 5th Birthday, Apple App Store

One of the most influential forces in the modern games market will turn five tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 10:52AM in News
Moshi Monsters celebrates 5th birthday with a snazzy infographic

Moshi Monsters celebrates 5th birthday with a snazzy infographic

The global phenomenon that is Moshi Monsters celebrates its fifth year with 80m registered users and $250m total gross retail sales.

by Laura Barnes
on May 1st 2013 at 12:49PM in News
Sony celebrating PlayStation Vita birthday with digital software sale

Sony celebrating PlayStation Vita birthday with digital software sale

The PlayStation Vita is one year old in the UK. Hoorah!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 3:04PM in News

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Happy Birthday Xbox Live!

Happy Birthday Xbox Live!

Ten years ago Microsoft embarked on an ambitious venture to marry the worlds of the internet and console gaming.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Nov 15th 2012 at 12:30PM in News
CentreSoft turns 30

CentreSoft turns 30

CentreSoft is this week celebrating 30 years of trading in the games industry.

on Sep 19th 2012 at 1:38PM in News
Happy Birthday! 25 years of Final Fantasy

Happy Birthday! 25 years of Final Fantasy

It’s one of Japan’s biggest gaming exports and has sold over 100 million units worldwide. In January 2007, it was listed as the third best-selling video game franchise in the ...

Lauren Wainwright
by Lauren Wainwright
on Sep 7th 2012 at 2:25PM in News
Microsoft hails Xbox's 10-year achievement

Microsoft hails Xbox's 10-year achievement

Xbox execs around the world were celebrating this week as Microsoft’s console reached its tenth birthday.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 18th 2011 at 8:29AM in News

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Kinect sales reach 10m

Kinect sales reach 10m

Microsoft has celebrated Kinect’s first birthday this week by announcing lifetime sales of 10m units for the device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2011 at 10:38AM in News
Sonic celebrates 20th anniversary with licensing blitz

Sonic celebrates 20th anniversary with licensing blitz

Twenty years of Sonic will be marked by a global merchandising plan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2011 at 2:05PM in News
Gameseek celebrates 10th birthday

Gameseek celebrates 10th birthday

To mark its tenth successive year in business Gameseek has given its website a major overhaul.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2010 at 1:36PM in News
OPINION: Happy 60th Mr Cousens

OPINION: Happy 60th Mr Cousens

The first flash car I scored a ride in was my Uncle Joe’s
bright yellow Ferrari Dino. It was about 1976 and I was ten. He owned a chain of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2010 at 10:25AM in News

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Big year ahead as 2K turns five

Big year ahead as 2K turns five

2010 marks the fifth year of Take-Two’s label 2K Games.
The division was set up in 2005 and has produced smash hits such as BioShock, Carnival Games, Borderlands and the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2010 at 9:30AM in News
Happy Birthday, PSP

Happy Birthday, PSP

The PlayStation Portable is celebrating its fifth birthday (in the US at least). Throughout its lifetime it has sold 17m units in the country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2010 at 1:45PM in News
Happy Birthday, The Sims

Happy Birthday, The Sims

One of the games industry’s most celebrated global success is enjoys its tenth birthday today, and while success very much depends on how you measure it, by any account The ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2010 at 3:04PM in News
Head First celebrates 10th birthday

Head First celebrates 10th birthday

Advertising and design agency Head First is looking ahead after celebrating its tenth birthday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2009 at 12:07PM in News

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Dreamcast celebrates 10th birthday

Dreamcast celebrates 10th birthday

Whilst fans of Liverpudlian pop may well celebrate September 9th 2009 for other reasons, EA Sports boss – and self-processed murderer of the Dreamcast – Peter Moore has reminded us ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2009 at 10:54AM in News
2K Play reveals It’s My Birthday for Wii

2K Play reveals It’s My Birthday for Wii

There’s a whole new market out there ready and waiting for those able to think outside of the box – and seemingly that’s exactly what 2K Play has done with ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2009 at 5:28PM in News
Six million sales and counting for Guild Wars

Six million sales and counting for Guild Wars

Korean publisher NCsoft has announced that its popular MMO PC series Guild Wars has passed the six million unit sales mark just days ahead of its fourth birthday on April ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2009 at 3:45PM in News
Konami celebrates its 40th birthday

Konami celebrates its 40th birthday

Konami achieves 40 years in business this month, and the Japanese company is already looking ahead to its next four decades – with European growth and new IP a priority.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2009 at 11:04AM in News
Dancing Stage celebrates 10th birthday

Dancing Stage celebrates 10th birthday

One of the most important titles in the history of casual gaming can stand up proud this week, with Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution dance mat series reaching the ripe old ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2008 at 1:57PM in News