Entries in 'boom' (10)

Why is mobile gaming such a success?

Why is mobile gaming such a success?

Over 133 new studios opened within the UK in the last 18 months. 80 per cent of these are working on games for Apple’s iOS platform, and over 70 for ...

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:18PM in News
Gree: iOS games 400% more lucrative than a year ago

Gree: iOS games 400% more lucrative than a year ago

Apple’s iOS development platform has seen revenues increase four-fold over the past 12 months, Japanese gaming content and platform provider GREE has said.

by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 12th 2013 at 12:40PM in News
Accessories boom for Dixons

Accessories boom for Dixons

Electronics group Dixons Retail plans to ramp up its support for gaming accessories.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 10th 2012 at 1:09PM in News
Retailers cash in on £120m audio craze

Retailers cash in on £120m audio craze

The High Street could make in excess of £120m this year from the booming online game headset market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 7th 2011 at 8:15AM in News

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GameStop reports like-for-like Xmas gains

GameStop reports like-for-like Xmas gains

Global games retail giant GameStop has reported a 3.4 per cent like-for-like sales boost for the nine weeks ending January 1st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 1:51PM in News
Pre-owned boom aids Total Disc Repair

Pre-owned boom aids Total Disc Repair

The huge growth in the second-hand market has seen a surge in sales for disc repair specialists.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 12:23PM in News
PS3 bug ‘baby boom’ predicted

PS3 bug ‘baby boom’ predicted

Its methodology is hugely dubious, but there are some press releases you simply have to report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2010 at 4:04PM in News
October boom on High Street

October boom on High Street

UK high street sales in the year up to October showed the most positive rate of growth in almost two years, research has shown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2009 at 11:13AM in News

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Square Enix: We’ll help Xbox 360 in Japan

Square Enix: We’ll help Xbox 360 in Japan

Shinji Hashimoto, the producer of Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts 2, believes that the Xbox 360 is far from done in the Far East – in fact, he believes the machine ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2008 at 4:03PM in News
Is casual gaming key to surviving credit crunch?

Is casual gaming key to surviving credit crunch?

With the global commerce sector preparing for what could potentially be a lacklustre Q4, UK daily broadsheet The Guardian has predicted that the boom in mass-market friendly casual gaming could ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2008 at 10:53AM in News