Entries in 'data' (125)

Nintendo cuts Wii U sales forecasts despite profits increase

Nintendo cuts Wii U sales forecasts despite profits increase

Nintendo now expects to sell 4m Wii U units by the end of the current financial year. That’s down from its previous 5.5m unit sales forecast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2013 at 9:13AM in News
UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a decline in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 29th 2013 at 11:33AM in News
Record iPhone and iPad sales challenge Apple detractors

Record iPhone and iPad sales challenge Apple detractors

Apple is on the ropes as customers flock from iOS to Android, right? Perhaps not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2013 at 2:50PM in News
US Xbox 360 sales fall in December quarter

US Xbox 360 sales fall in December quarter

Xbox 360 still rules the roost in the US, but sales for the December quarter were sharply down year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2013 at 9:15AM in News

Advertisement

Minecraft hits 20m sales across all platforms

Minecraft hits 20m sales across all platforms

The seemingly unending sales onslaught of Minecraft has brought the title to another major milestone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 10:05PM in News
Who says the boxed PC games market is dead? It overtook DS in the UK last year to be the fourth biggest games platform

Who says the boxed PC games market is dead? It overtook DS in the UK last year to be the fourth biggest games platform

PC has overtaken DS and 3DS to become the fourth biggest games platform in terms of boxed sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 10:33AM in News
Skylanders toys make up 25% of UK accessories market

Skylanders toys make up 25% of UK accessories market

25 per cent of all accessories sold in the UK last year were Skylanders toys.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 9:38AM in News
Europe to get pre-owned digital music market; Games on the agenda

Europe to get pre-owned digital music market; Games on the agenda

US second-hand digital music marketplace ReDigi is preparing to launch in Europe and expand into areas including ebooks and video games.

on Jan 18th 2013 at 11:52AM in News

Advertisement

Electronics sales boost Argos Q4 takings

Electronics sales boost Argos Q4 takings

Home Retail Group has announced that total sales grew 1.6 per cent to £1.744m between September 2nd and January 5th.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jan 17th 2013 at 10:16AM in News
Epic Mickey: The Power of Two US sales dreadful

Epic Mickey: The Power of Two US sales dreadful

Warren Spector's original vision of a four-game Epic Mickey saga may be relegated to a pipe dream.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 17th 2013 at 12:55AM in News
HMV demise could kill 4% of games market; High Street entertainment share would plummet

HMV demise could kill 4% of games market; High Street entertainment share would plummet

The cost to the UK video games market should HMV fail to find a buyer could be as little as four per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Deloitte warns of tough market as it is officially appointed HMV administrator

Deloitte warns of tough market as it is officially appointed HMV administrator

HMV boss Trevor Moore may have delivered an upbeat message to journalists yesterday, but administrator Deloitte has warned that it’s a tough market for entertainment retailers at the moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2013 at 9:53AM in News

Advertisement

Guild Wars 2 hits 3m sales

Guild Wars 2 hits 3m sales

ArenaNet has announced its sub-free MMO Guild Wars 2 has sold over 3m copies, with detailed plans for expanding the game in 2013 revealed by the developer as well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 16th 2013 at 1:13AM in News
100m sales and counting for Samsung's Galaxy S series

100m sales and counting for Samsung's Galaxy S series

Samsung has announced that its flagship Galaxy S series has sold more than 100 million units in just over two years.

by Laura Barnes
on Jan 14th 2013 at 1:23PM in News
Animal Crossing helps push 3DS sales past 10m in Japan

Animal Crossing helps push 3DS sales past 10m in Japan

The popularity of Nintendo’s 3DS in Japan shows no signs of abating with the device having now sold over 10m units in the territory.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2013 at 12:33PM in News
IDC predicts game disc revenue will "rise substantively" in 2014

IDC predicts game disc revenue will "rise substantively" in 2014

The next-generation of consoles will be a huge commercial success according to a new report from the International Data Corporation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2013 at 9:12AM in News

Advertisement

60m sales and counting for Windows 8

60m sales and counting for Windows 8

Microsoft has sold in excess of 60m Windows 8 licenses in the ten weeks wince the operating system was launched.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 3:10PM in News
3DS surpasses 10m sales in Japan

3DS surpasses 10m sales in Japan

The 3DS has hit a major milestone, selling over 10m systems in Japan.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 9th 2013 at 5:55AM in News
Hirai: Vita sales "on the low end of what was expected"

Hirai: Vita sales "on the low end of what was expected"

Sony chief executive Kaz Hirai has admitted that the Vita is struggling.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2013 at 4:13PM in News
Digital up, pre-owned down as GameStop reports 4.6% sales drop

Digital up, pre-owned down as GameStop reports 4.6% sales drop

Global games retailer GameStop has fared better than the overall games market by posting a sales drop of just 4.6 per cent for the nine weeks ending December 29th ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2013 at 1:45PM in News
$8bn - the total losses made by Xbox 360 and PS3

$8bn - the total losses made by Xbox 360 and PS3

The console sector is at a crossroads, and a look at the numbers behind Xbox 360 and PS3 make for uncomfortable reading.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 2:56PM in News
Iwata: Wii U sales are "steady"

Iwata: Wii U sales are "steady"

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata has described sales of the Wii U as “steady”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 10:42AM in News
Console sales down by a third in 2012

Console sales down by a third in 2012

Sales of video games consoles in 2012 fell 33.1 per cent year-on-year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 4th 2013 at 9:49AM in News
Analyst: GameStop's Wii U sales were "below expectations"

Analyst: GameStop's Wii U sales were "below expectations"

Sales of Wii U hardware and software failed to meet expectations at leading US games retailer GameStop, an analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2013 at 8:45AM in News
Torchlight 2 reaches 1m digital sales

Torchlight 2 reaches 1m digital sales

Runic’s digital isometric RPG Torchlight 2 has sold over 1m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 2:45PM in News