Entries in 'boxed' (109)

A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

IHS head of games Piers Harding-Rolls has predicted a dramatic swing to digital during the imminent console generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:19PM in News
Nintendo to prioritise digital for new IP

Nintendo to prioritise digital for new IP

Nintendo says it will focus on digital releases for its new IP given the platform’s flexibility.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:57AM in News
End of boxed Command & Conquer games

End of boxed Command & Conquer games

Iconic PC franchise could abandon boxed releases to focus on free-to-play.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 10:41AM in News
Lords of Football gets digital update ahead of boxed release

Lords of Football gets digital update ahead of boxed release

Soccer life simulator Lords of Football will come to retail, says the game's developer Geniaware.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 1st 2013 at 3:00PM in News

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Retail to make a killing with The Walking Dead

Retail to make a killing with The Walking Dead

The High Street will find new life in the undead next month as The Walking Dead arrives on shelves.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 12th 2013 at 10:17AM in News
Are publishers shunning boxed product?

Are publishers shunning boxed product?

Free-to-play and downloads are the fastest-growing business models of the past five years, but how many video games publishers actually rely on them rather than more traditional methods of releasing ...

on Apr 10th 2013 at 1:09PM in News
Majority of publishers shunning boxed product

Majority of publishers shunning boxed product

Six out of ten publishers have admitted that they either rarely release or never release their games in boxed physical form.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2013 at 11:18AM in News

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Boxed title Angry Birds Trilogy sells 1m at retail; Wii and Wii U release planned

Boxed title Angry Birds Trilogy sells 1m at retail; Wii and Wii U release planned

The Activision-published Angry Birds Trilogy has passed 1m unit sales at retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2013 at 1:36PM in News
US video games market slips 9% in 2012

US video games market slips 9% in 2012

The total value of the US video games market declined nine per cent in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 10:55AM in News
Jurgen Post: Digital comes first for new Sega

Jurgen Post: Digital comes first for new Sega

2013 will be the first full year for the new Sega: a big publisher that focuses on digital first, complemented by select boxed brands.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 17th 2013 at 12:57PM in News
Nintendo reveals Wii U H1 2013 release schedule

Nintendo reveals Wii U H1 2013 release schedule

Just 13 games boxed Wii U games are currently scheduled for release in the first half of 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2013 at 11:20AM in News

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UK boxed video game sales plummet in October

UK boxed video game sales plummet in October

Q4 has got off to a rough start for UK?games retail, with fewer games sold in October than September.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 12th 2012 at 3:04PM in News
The Settlers Online finds a new home on the High Street

The Settlers Online finds a new home on the High Street

Ubisoft has confirmed that it is to release another of its digital titles on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2012 at 3:05PM in News
DayZ creator has no desire to bring game to retail

DayZ creator has no desire to bring game to retail

The standalone version of popular zombie mod DayZ will not be coming to retail, it seems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2012 at 11:28AM in News
Sony lists freshly discounted PS3 Essentials titles

Sony lists freshly discounted PS3 Essentials titles

The new super-slim PS3 is to be joined at retail by an invigorated PS3 Essentials range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2012 at 1:04PM in News

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UK games market reaches lowest ebb

UK games market reaches lowest ebb

Olympics fever was good news for publishers of Olympic-based games, but it wasn’t enough to save the UK games market from its worst performance ever last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2012 at 1:48PM in News
Green Man Gaming announces boxed game expansion

Green Man Gaming announces boxed game expansion

Hang on – this isn’t how it’s supposed to work, is it?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2012 at 1:53PM in News
Telltale's Walking Dead heading to retail; Second season confirmed

Telltale's Walking Dead heading to retail; Second season confirmed

The five episodes that comprise the first season of The Walking Dead will be released on disc at retail, developer Telltale has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2012 at 2:44PM in News
ANALYSIS: Digital pressure on retail

ANALYSIS: Digital pressure on retail

Laurie Krohn, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, outlines pressures on the boxed games industry and looks at what the future might hold..

on Jul 4th 2012 at 3:42PM in News
Sony: Consumers more likely to buy if a game is both digital AND boxed

Sony: Consumers more likely to buy if a game is both digital AND boxed

Platform holder Sony claims the growing appetite for digital content is helping grow the sales of ‘full console’ games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 31st 2012 at 1:34PM in News
Activision thinks Bungie deal may outlive boxed games

Activision thinks Bungie deal may outlive boxed games

Boxed retail may not survive beyond 2019 and perhaps end as early as 2013, Activision believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 2:37PM in News