Entries in 'consumer' (23)

Xbox can do for Microsoft what iPhone did for Apple, Spencer believes

Xbox can do for Microsoft what iPhone did for Apple, Spencer believes

Microsoft’s new Xbox boss thinks Xbox is the key to Microsoft’s reversal of its recent struggles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 4:09PM in News
Oculus Rift dev kit 2 unveiled at GDC

Oculus Rift dev kit 2 unveiled at GDC

Virtual reality headset specialist Oculus has revealed the second version of its Rift VR unit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Lionhead: Microsoft did a 'great thing' in responding to consumer feedback

Lionhead: Microsoft did a 'great thing' in responding to consumer feedback

Microsoft has disproved any accusations of aloofness by reversing the controversial policy decisions that dogged its Xbox One announcement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2013 at 10:59AM in News
Consumers spend on booze and holidays, not video games and books

Consumers spend on booze and holidays, not video games and books

Consumers are spending money – just not on video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 18th 2013 at 10:58AM in News

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Ubisoft: 'Players trust High Street more than online'

Ubisoft: 'Players trust High Street more than online'

Some gaming enthusiasts find buying games on the High Street safer than via online, says Ubisoft.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Dec 12th 2012 at 1:20PM in News
Sony: Consumers have decided 3D is not "hugely important"

Sony: Consumers have decided 3D is not "hugely important"

Platform holder Sony has admitted that consumers have effectively killed off the 3D gaming revolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2012 at 9:00AM in News
Diablo III faces two consumer rights battles

Diablo III faces two consumer rights battles

Blizzard is facing pressure from both sides of the globe as consumer rights groups get up in arms about Diablo III.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2012 at 2:45PM in News
Segerstrale: Retail relationships are becoming less important

Segerstrale: Retail relationships are becoming less important

The senior vice president of EA’s digital division has claimed that the importance of the relationship between publishers and retail is eroding.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2012 at 10:45AM in News

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Sony DADC ups B2C offering

Sony DADC ups B2C offering

Distributor Sony DADC will increase its business-to-consumer services when it opens its new warehouse.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 17th 2012 at 3:32PM in News
Sony Consumer Products report $1.099bn Q3 loss

Sony Consumer Products report $1.099bn Q3 loss

The Consumer Products & Services division of Sony, which houses amongst other things its PlayStation business, has reported a loss of $1.009bn for the quarter ending December 31st 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 9:06AM in News
Show clash: ‘Publishers face impossible choice’

Show clash: ‘Publishers face impossible choice’

GAME’s new consumer show has done more than ruffle feathers at Eurogamer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2011 at 9:50AM in News
ANALYSIS: GAME's consumer show

ANALYSIS: GAME's consumer show

When GAME’s UK MD Martyn Gibbs spoke at BAFTA last week, half the people in the room was aware of what he was unveiling, the other half were not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2011 at 10:15AM in News

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Showdown – GAME and Eurogamer

Showdown – GAME and Eurogamer

GAME wants to trump Eurogamer’s popular Expo by encouraging publishers to debut new games at its own Birmingham show first.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 8:20AM in News
Sony DADC champions direct-to-consumer service

Sony DADC champions direct-to-consumer service

One difference Sony DADC says it can offer is a direct-to-consumer postal service for small retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 3:20PM in News
GAME announces consumer show

GAME announces consumer show

Leading UK games retailer GAME has tonight at London's video game BAFTAs announced that it is to stage its first UK consumer games show later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2011 at 7:45PM in News
Sony DADC plans direct-to-consumer deliveries

Sony DADC plans direct-to-consumer deliveries

Distribution giant Sony DADC is preparing to introduce a direct-to-consumer postal service for games retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2011 at 12:55PM in News

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Why Molyneux always buys his own games

Why Molyneux always buys his own games

The staff at GAME in Guildford will serve a rather surprising customer on Friday, October 29th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 5:00PM in News
GAME’s Spanish consumer show attracts 40k

GAME’s Spanish consumer show attracts 40k

It might be the sixth-biggest software market in Europe, but Spain claims one of the biggest consumer shows for video games – and it’s run by GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 11:57AM in News
Sega Sammy back in the black

Sega Sammy back in the black

Japanese publisher Sega Sammy has reported a net income of $189.5m for the nine months ending December 31st. The news is all the sweeter for the firm as in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2010 at 1:46PM in News
SCEE signs Target Entertainment

SCEE signs Target Entertainment

Sony Europe’s intention to further the recognition and muscle of the PlayStation brand throughout 2010 has been bolstered with news that SCEE ahs signed Target Entertainment as a consumer product ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2009 at 4:22PM in News
Weak Pound forces Sony price rises

Weak Pound forces Sony price rises

Leading global electronics manufacturer Sony has confirmed that the lessening value of the Pound has forced it to raise the trade price of many of its products – though it ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2008 at 3:03PM in News
PSP is Reevoo’s top gaming pick

PSP is Reevoo’s top gaming pick

Consumer advice portal Reevoo has turned its attentions to the games market – and it has chosen the PSP Slim & Lite as the best choice for gamers this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2008 at 1:55PM in News
UK consumer confidence hits all-time low

UK consumer confidence hits all-time low

A new survey from Gfk NOP Consumer Confidence shows that continuing drops in consumer confidence throughout July have seen the public’s economic outlook reach the most pessimistic level ever recorded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2008 at 1:15PM in News