Entries in 'data' (125)

Overall UK games market down 17.4% in 2012

Overall UK games market down 17.4% in 2012

The ERA has said that the UK video games market declined 17.4 per cent to £1.598bn in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 10:19AM in News
UK digital games sales pass £500m in 2012

UK digital games sales pass £500m in 2012

A report being published by the Entertainment Retailers Association will this morning say that digital sales in the UK passed £1bn in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 8:45AM in News
iPad tops US kids' Christmas wishlists

iPad tops US kids' Christmas wishlists

Apple’s range of iDevices dominate the Christmas lists of kids aged 6-12 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2012 at 10:11AM in News
EE admits that 500MB 4G data plan has little use for customers

EE admits that 500MB 4G data plan has little use for customers

The cheapest 4G tariff offered by Everything Everywhere is little use for anything beyond checking email and surfing the net.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2012 at 11:47AM in News

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iOS 6 users complain of data usage spike

iOS 6 users complain of data usage spike

Another day, another alleged problem with iPhone 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2012 at 2:59PM in News
Samsung smartphones threatened by data-wiping vulnerability

Samsung smartphones threatened by data-wiping vulnerability

A new vulnerability has emerged that can instantly wipe the data stored on some Samsung smartphones that use the TouchWiz UI.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2012 at 2:51PM in News
ISFE: GameTrack offers 'unprecedented' data on games

ISFE: GameTrack offers 'unprecedented' data on games

With the backing of Activision, Disney, EA, Microsoft, Namco Bandai, Sony, Take-Two and Ubisoft, ISFE says its new pan-Euro data is the industry’s best.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 31st 2012 at 1:40PM in News
NPD says total US games market was over $1bn in April

NPD says total US games market was over $1bn in April

The money generated from overall game sales in the US during April has been estimated at a whopping $1bn.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 10:15AM in News

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Kingston Uni urges Metro to run "Xbox paedophile predators" correction

Kingston Uni urges Metro to run "Xbox paedophile predators" correction

The Professor behind the study that led to Metro’s sensational “Xbox paedophile predators” last week has stated that the paper misinterpreted its findings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 8:35AM in News
US authorities to track suspects using games consoles

US authorities to track suspects using games consoles

Big Brother is watching. Specifically, he’s watching what you’re doing on your consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2012 at 10:50AM in News
UK games retail generated £17.9m last week

UK games retail generated £17.9m last week

The UK games retail market rallied last week thanks to the release of EA’s Mass Effect 3 and Capcom’s Street Fighter X Tekken.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 16th 2012 at 1:25PM in News
Bungie passes Halo duties to 343 next month

Bungie passes Halo duties to 343 next month

All Bungie-developed Halo games will have their online data handed over to Microsoft’s 343 studio on March 31st.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 1st 2012 at 10:06AM in News

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Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £48.6m

Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £48.6m

The UK games retail market generated £48.6m in the post-Christmas week – a drop of 45 per cent over the week before.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:40AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
UK CHARTS: November 2011

UK CHARTS: November 2011

At last, UK games retail has reason to cheer following a strong month of sales. But November wasn’t all about Call of Duty:?Modern Warfare 3 and Assassin’s Creed:?Revelations.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 14th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
US retail game sales reach $3bn in November

US retail game sales reach $3bn in November

The US games retail market generated $3bn overall in November representing a year-on-year rise of 0.4 per cent.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 12th 2011 at 9:52AM in News

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Government had "no data" when formulating Digital Economy Act

Government had "no data" when formulating Digital Economy Act

The UK Government has amazingly admitted that it made no attempt to gather its own evidence when formulating its anti-piracy plans that were included in the controversial Digital Economy Bill.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 10:10AM in News
Valve confirms Steam hacker attack

Valve confirms Steam hacker attack

Valve has confirmed rumours circulating earlier this week that hackers have compromised the Steam network and, most worryingly, a database of information and personal data was compromised.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 8:12AM in News
MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending October 16th)

MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending October 16th)

We look at recent TV advertising activity for games and the leading campaigns for the week ending October 16th year-on-year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 4th 2011 at 1:12PM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 4th 2011 at 11:57AM in News
US games market down again

US games market down again

The US video games market suffered yet another month of decline in September, according to the latest data from NPD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2011 at 3:25PM in News
Using OnLive downloads around 3GB of data per hour

Using OnLive downloads around 3GB of data per hour

Estimates from a number of online sources claim that playing games via new streaming service OnLive consumes between 2GB and 3GB every hour.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2011 at 11:34AM in News
EA Legends makes gamers the commodity

EA Legends makes gamers the commodity

Hardware, IP, technologies, delivery platforms – there are several aspects of the games business that are profitable for publishers. But lest we forget the newest: the consumer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 9:22AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 16th 2011 at 2:45PM in News
Brand Map: Gran Turismo

Brand Map: Gran Turismo

This week we’re going to look at Gran Turismo using the GameVision Brand Map you can buy direct from MCV Reports. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2011 at 12:21PM in News