Entries in 'decline' (116)

Facebook share price continues to fall

Facebook share price continues to fall

Having seen $10bn wiped off its value yesterday, Facebook has again got off to a troubled start on the markets today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 2:43PM in News
Share price tumbles as Future issues profit warning

Share price tumbles as Future issues profit warning

Media group Future has seen its share price tumble following its recent profits warning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2014 at 8:53AM in News
Nintendo's decline 'could be detrimental to the market', Sony says

Nintendo's decline 'could be detrimental to the market', Sony says

Any declines suffered by Nintendo will come at a cost for the wider market unless platform holders act.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 2:59PM in News
Nintendo's share price tumbles; Down 83% compared to 2007 peak

Nintendo's share price tumbles; Down 83% compared to 2007 peak

18 per cent was wiped off the value of Nintendo o the Tokyo Stock Exchange following last week’s turbulence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 10:03AM in News

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PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

Global PC sales fell at their fastest rate ever in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Activision: We listen to Call of Duty fans, not critics

Activision: We listen to Call of Duty fans, not critics

The importance of Call of Duty’s critical response pales compared to the thoughts of the series’ fans, Activision Publishing boss Eric Hirshberg has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 12:07PM in News
Japanese sales point to serious declines for Final Fantasy and 3D Mario

Japanese sales point to serious declines for Final Fantasy and 3D Mario

It’s not often that a pair of games topping the charts brings bad news for their respective publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 2:55PM in News
GungHo struck by sales decline

GungHo struck by sales decline

Quarterly sales and profits at Puzzle & Dragons developer and publisher GungHo have fallen 12 per cent to $238m during the last quarter, according to the company's latest financials.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 31st 2013 at 4:02PM in News

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Apple posts first earnings decline in 11 years

Apple posts first earnings decline in 11 years

For the first time in 11 years Apple has posted an annual decline in earnings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 10:59AM in News
HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

Apple has asked HMV to remove its new music downloading app from the iOS App Store – and the retailer has said no.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 3:20PM in News
PC sales decline continues

PC sales decline continues

PC sales worldwide have seen a further decline, falling almost 10 per cent compared to the same period in 2012, as consumers continue to choose tablets, a new report claims.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Oct 11th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
PES shows greater price decline than FIFA in weeks following release

PES shows greater price decline than FIFA in weeks following release

It appears that the PES series takes the battle to FIFA on more fronts than simply on the pitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:01AM in News

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Steam growth continues despite PC decline

Steam growth continues despite PC decline

The decline in PCs is not having any detrimental effect on Steam, which according to owner Valve continues to post impressive growth.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 12:30PM in News
Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Futuresource Consulting has predicted that PS4 will enjoy a decent sales advantage over Xbox One over the next five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 10:02AM in News
GameStop sales down 10.7% as retailer awaits next-gen rollout

GameStop sales down 10.7% as retailer awaits next-gen rollout

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a 10.7 per cent decline in both global and like-for-like sales for Q2 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 2:11PM in News
Tablet sales soar 400% in India in 2012 as PC sales flatline

Tablet sales soar 400% in India in 2012 as PC sales flatline

Tablet sales in India grew to 1.9 million units in 2012-13 from 360,000 the previous year, registering a growth of over 400 percent, the Manufacturers' Association for Information Technology (MAIT) ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 25th 2013 at 9:38AM in News

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Triple-A development in significant decline, EA claims

Triple-A development in significant decline, EA claims

The number of studios working on triple-A games is at its lowest point for over a decade, EA’s chief creative director Richard Hilleman has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
Q1 2013 halts decline of US games market as digital grows 15% to claim majority share

Q1 2013 halts decline of US games market as digital grows 15% to claim majority share

The US video games market has ceased its decline, according to the latest numbers from NPD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 12:48PM in News
Decline in boxed software sales is hitting Japanese market hardest

Decline in boxed software sales is hitting Japanese market hardest

A failure to keep pace with changes to the international games market has hit the Japanese games industry hardest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2013 at 2:04PM in News
Q1 sales down 6.7% at GameStop

Q1 sales down 6.7% at GameStop

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a like-for-like annual sales decrease of 6.7 per cent for the quarter ending May 4th 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2013 at 2:16PM in News
Activision: Call of Duty is not in decline

Activision: Call of Duty is not in decline

Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg has hit back at critics that claim the Call of Duty series is past its peak.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 21st 2013 at 7:01PM in News
Microsoft: Console still accounts for 42% of the total video games market

Microsoft: Console still accounts for 42% of the total video games market

With Microsoft and Sony about the throw millions and millions of pounds at launching their next-gen consoles, some observers may quite rightly ask one question – why?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
Reduced demand for console Q&A

Reduced demand for console Q&A

Game quality assurance firms have felt a sizable decrease in their console projects, which has put pressure on some companies to seek new business from other parts of the entertainment ...

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on May 8th 2013 at 12:41PM in News
US games market falls 10% in March

US games market falls 10% in March

Hit releases such as BioShock Infinite and Tomb Raider were sadly unable to stop another month of annual decline in the US video games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2013 at 11:15AM in News
Strong Q4 can't help GameStop escape downturn; Hardware sales fall sharply

Strong Q4 can't help GameStop escape downturn; Hardware sales fall sharply

International games retailer GameStop has reported a year-on-year increase in profits from $943.2 to $974.9 for the 14 weeks ending February 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 1:00PM in News