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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
Digital revenues rocket as Take-Two downplays next-gen GTA V talk

Digital revenues rocket as Take-Two downplays next-gen GTA V talk

Take-Two has reported a near doubling of revenue of $415.8m for the quarter ending December 31st 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 9:24AM in News
Nintendo's digital sales stand at £75.6m for current financial year

Nintendo's digital sales stand at £75.6m for current financial year

Digital sales across Nintendo platforms currently stand at ¥11.1bn for the current financial year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 11:53AM in News
Facebook refocusing on core games market

Facebook refocusing on core games market

Facebook is set to redefine gaming on its social network with a string of new ‘core player-focused' titles, the head of game partnerships at the company has claimed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 5th 2013 at 9:54AM in News

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PS3 finally gets Elder Scrolls: Skyrim DLC release date in Europe

PS3 finally gets Elder Scrolls: Skyrim DLC release date in Europe

Bethesda has at last confirmed a European release date for its three pieces of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC on PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 8:50AM in News
j2 Global's Ziff Davis seals IGN acquisition

j2 Global's Ziff Davis seals IGN acquisition

As reported by MCV this morning, j2 Global subsidiary Ziff Davis has acquired IGN Entertainment from owner News Corp.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 1:19PM in News
Further digital growth at Future as UK leads the way

Further digital growth at Future as UK leads the way

Future PLC has announced digital revenue growth of 24 per cent for its most recent financial quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 12:52PM in News
Packaged sales down and digital up as EA claims iOS crown; FIFA smashes records

Packaged sales down and digital up as EA claims iOS crown; FIFA smashes records

EA has reported a decline in revenues for FY13 Q3 with a surge in digital sales unable to offset a decline in physical games sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 9:28AM in News

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Xbox 360 claiming lion's share of GameStop DLC sales

Xbox 360 claiming lion's share of GameStop DLC sales

65 per cent of DLC sales in GameStop stores are for Microsoft’s Xbox 360, the retailer has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Wii U Virtual Console not compatible with older saves

Wii U Virtual Console not compatible with older saves

Save game data for games downloaded from the Wii’s Virtual Console will not be compatible with the upcoming Wii U versions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Rubin: THQ would have survived in the games industry of the future

Rubin: THQ would have survived in the games industry of the future

THQ stood a great chance of survival if it could have rode out the turbulence of the transitioning games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2013 at 3:22PM in News
Kim Dotcom launches Megaupload replacement Mega

Kim Dotcom launches Megaupload replacement Mega

Mega, the new file-sharing site from controversial figure Kim Dotcom is now live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2013 at 10:46AM in News

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GameStop pulls Metro: Last Light from download store, offers refunds

GameStop pulls Metro: Last Light from download store, offers refunds

Upcoming THQ release Metro: Last Light has been pulled from GameStop’s Impulse digital download store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2013 at 3:06PM 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
Codemasters restructures digital business

Codemasters restructures digital business

British publisher and developer Codemasters has confirmed spreading reports that it is restructuring its digital operations.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 18th 2013 at 11:07AM 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

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Dice+ brings traditional dice rolling to digital games

Dice+ brings traditional dice rolling to digital games

A new type of die hopes to change the way people play virtual board games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 12:37PM in News
HMV had soft-launched digital game downloads prior to administration

HMV had soft-launched digital game downloads prior to administration

A digital games store had been launched on HMV.com just weeks before the chain fell into administration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 11:31AM in News
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 goes digital-only on Wii U in Europe

Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 goes digital-only on Wii U in Europe

Tecmo Koei has announced a change of plan for the release of Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2013 at 1:45PM in News
Sony speeds up PlayStation Store with patch

Sony speeds up PlayStation Store with patch

The new-look PSN store is a mighty fine beast, but it can chug a little.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2013 at 1:10PM in News
GameStop: DLC is easier to sell than strategy guides or accessories

GameStop: DLC is easier to sell than strategy guides or accessories

Digital revolution comes at the cost of retail devolution, right? Perhaps not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2013 at 2:53PM 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
Wii U Virtual Console is coming, promises GamePad play

Wii U Virtual Console is coming, promises GamePad play

Nintendo has said that development of the Wii U version of the Virtual Console is ongoing – and furthermore, it promises GamePad compatibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
EVE and Dust 514 to merge servers tomorrow

EVE and Dust 514 to merge servers tomorrow

CCP will tomorrow merge its established PC MMO EVE and experimental PS3 shooter Dust 514 tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 12:13PM 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