Entries in 'european' (72)

European console installed base revealed

European console installed base revealed

A clear picture of the total number of consoles sold in Europe has emerged today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2011 at 3:10PM in News
Shift 2 gets UK release date

Shift 2 gets UK release date

EA has confirmed that racer Shift 2: Unleashed will be released in the UK on March 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2011 at 2:37PM in News
WiiMote Plus gets UK date

WiiMote Plus gets UK date

Nintendo has confirmed that the WiiMote Plus will be launched in Europe and the UK on November 5th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2010 at 4:53PM in News
Sega raised expectations too high

Sega raised expectations too high

Publisher Sega has admitted that it has in the past been over-enthusiastic with its forecasting, resulting the perception that its titles have failed to deliver as expected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2010 at 5:06PM in News

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Wii sales top 22m in Europe

Wii sales top 22m in Europe

Momentum may be slowing, but Nintendo’s Wii continues to break European sales records.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2010 at 1:23PM in News
MTV ‘expected more’ from Rock Band in Europe

MTV ‘expected more’ from Rock Band in Europe

In an exclusive interview with MCV, MTV’s general manager and executive VP Scott Guthrie has admitted that the publisher is not satisfied with the performance of the Rock Band franchise ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2010 at 1:31PM in News
DRM could become legally enforceable

DRM could become legally enforceable

The European Commission has revealed details of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which is designed to help combat piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2010 at 10:46AM in News
Square Enix grows market share

Square Enix grows market share

Square Enix has laid out ambitious plans to become a Top Five European publisher over the next few years.
The company also reckons it can turn up the heat on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2010 at 3:56PM in News

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Blockbuster UK up for sale?

Blockbuster UK up for sale?

The European arm of rental specialist Blockbuster is up for sale, according to newspaper reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2010 at 2:18PM in News
Nintendo dates key UK titles

Nintendo dates key UK titles

Further to its announcement of a June 11th release for Super Mario Galaxy 2 in the UK and Europe, Nintendo has dated a number of its key upcoming Wii titles ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2010 at 11:02AM in News
Mario Galaxy 2 UK date revealed

Mario Galaxy 2 UK date revealed

Further to its confirmation of a North American release date yesterday, Nintendo has just this moment confirmed a UK release date of June 11th for Super Mario Galaxy 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2010 at 10:50AM in News
Yakuza 3 gets UK date

Yakuza 3 gets UK date

Having previously confirmed a March release for its Shenmue-like Yakuza 3 in Europe and the UK, Sega has now nailed down a specific release date for the adventure brawler – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2010 at 1:47PM in News

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Euro ModNation Racers beta announced

Euro ModNation Racers beta announced

SCEE has confirmed via the PlayStation blog that it will release a beta version of anticipated PS3 title ModNation Racers on January 22nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2010 at 4:51PM in News
EA: FIFA owns 75% of footy market

EA: FIFA owns 75% of footy market

In an exclusive interview with MCV, EA Europe’s senior VP Jens Uwe Intat has revealed the true extent of FIFA's current dominance in the European football game sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2010 at 9:00AM in News
DS and Wii shatter Euro records

DS and Wii shatter Euro records

Nintendo has ushered in the new decade by clinching two hardware sales records – the best ever selling machine in Europe and the fastest console to 20m sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 2:30PM in News
THQ promotes Donnelly

THQ promotes Donnelly

THQ’s Rory Donnelly has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of European publishing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2009 at 10:19AM in News

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Management reshuffle at Namco Bandai

Management reshuffle at Namco Bandai

In a move designed to strengthen the Japanese firm’s European standing, Namco Bandai has announced a number of top-end management appointments within the business development, international marketing and sales team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2009 at 2:32PM in News
Zavvi loses its '.co.uk'

Zavvi loses its '.co.uk'

As Zavvi’s online rebirth continues to gather pace at the hands of new owners The Hut, the portal has revealed that it is to ditch its UK specific top-level domain ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2009 at 5:49PM in News
Sony spending £82m on Euro marketing

Sony spending £82m on Euro marketing

In its biggest statement of intention to date, platform holder Sony is to spend a massive £82m on its European marketing push for its RRP reduced and redesigned PS3 Slim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2009 at 10:47AM in News
FFXIII gets simultaneous 360 and PS3 release

FFXIII gets simultaneous 360 and PS3 release

Yoshinori Kitase, the producer of Square Enix’s upcoming RPG sensation Final Fantasy XIII, has stated that the game will be released simultaneously on both PS3 and Xbox 360 in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2009 at 1:44PM in News
360 passes 9m sales in Europe

360 passes 9m sales in Europe

The Xbox 360 has now sold over nine million consoles across Europe, Microsoft has revealed to MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2009 at 12:20PM in News
Now Bayonetta delayed until ‘10

Now Bayonetta delayed until ‘10

Publisher Sega has confirmed that Platinum Games’ Bayonetta will the Q4 2009 release window and is now due for release some time in early 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2009 at 12:12PM in News
US: New publisher for Way of the Samurai 3

US: New publisher for Way of the Samurai 3

Concerns that Way of the Samurai 3 could end up an Xbox 360 exclusive have been alleviated with the news that Agetec is to handle publishing duties on the PS3 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2009 at 5:48PM in News
Aion release date confirmed

Aion release date confirmed

Leading MMO publisher NCsoft has finally confirmed the release date of the impressive looking Aion: Tower of Eternity. European retail will welcome the PC title on September 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2009 at 5:32PM in News
Assassin’s Creed 2 dated in UK

Assassin’s Creed 2 dated in UK

As soon as the US release date of November 17th was announced at E3 earlier this month a November 20th arrival in the UK and Europe was as good as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2009 at 2:12PM in News