Entries in 'factfile' (23)

International Factfile 2015: Sweden

International Factfile 2015: Sweden

According to the Association for the Nordic Game Industry (ANGI), Sweden is the biggest country for games in the Nordic region, comprising 36 per cent of games retail sales, in ...

on Aug 18th 2015 at 1:26PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Greece

International Factfile 2015: Greece

It’s no secret that Greece has struggled financially in recent years but, despite the tough market, the country’s local games industry is managing to achieve growth.

on Aug 5th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Serbia

International Factfile 2015: Serbia

Despite its relative youth, Serbia’s games industry is quickly growing into an important presence on the worldwide stage.

on Jul 30th 2015 at 10:31AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Turkey

International Factfile 2015: Turkey

Turkey is a nation driven by the continuing success of digital and free-to-play games, despite controversy over one of the West’s biggest digital hits.

on Jul 14th 2015 at 9:10AM in News

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International Factfile 2015: South Africa

International Factfile 2015: South Africa

South Africa’s games industry is increasingly dominated by digital titles from other countries – but, despite this, the local market is growing.

on Jul 6th 2015 at 9:56AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Luxembourg

International Factfile 2015: Luxembourg

Despite being one of the smallest countries in Europe, Luxembourg plays a big part in the global games industry.

on Jun 19th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
International Factfile 2015: United States

International Factfile 2015: United States

More than 150 million Americans now play video games, according to national trade body the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). 

on Jun 12th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
International Factfile 2015: New Zealand

International Factfile 2015: New Zealand

The New Zealand games industry is on the rise, growing 18 per cent year-on-year in 2014. 

on Jun 10th 2015 at 9:36AM in News

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International Factfile 2015: Russia

International Factfile 2015: Russia

Russia is one of the biggest markets for video games in the world, and is even overcoming its long-held issue with piracy.

on Jun 8th 2015 at 1:12PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Austria

International Factfile 2015: Austria

Indie retail continues to flourish in Austria, as the country’s hypermarkets fail to make a significant dent in the games retail space.

on May 19th 2015 at 10:37AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Finland

International Factfile 2015: Finland

Finland is renowned for its domination of the mobile sector, with giants Rovio and Supercell both hailing from the country.

on May 7th 2015 at 12:55PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Australia

International Factfile 2015: Australia

Australia has long been notorious for the costly price of games.

on Apr 27th 2015 at 2:55PM in News

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International Factfile 2015: Ireland

International Factfile 2015: Ireland

According to research outlet McCormick AMS, Irish gamers spent €206m (£149.1m) on boxed video games in 2014.

on Apr 13th 2015 at 12:27PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Denmark

International Factfile 2015: Denmark

Market research firm Newzoo estimates that the Danish video games market generated $221.46 billion during 2014.

on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:49PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Netherlands

International Factfile 2015: Netherlands

The Netherlands continues to host a flourishing games market, experiencing massive growth propelled by the strength of serious games and social titles.

on Mar 23rd 2015 at 11:09AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Portugal

International Factfile 2015: Portugal

Portugal is a fast-growing European region for games, despite a recent withdrawal of games retail in the area.

on Mar 17th 2015 at 12:03PM in News

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International Factfile 2015: France

International Factfile 2015: France

France continues to experience a healthy games sector, bolstered by growth in physical retail and online.

on Mar 6th 2015 at 4:41PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Belgium

International Factfile 2015: Belgium

Casual and online games continue to prosper in Belgium, as sluggish smartphone uptake limits the presence of mobile gaming in the region.

on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Iceland

International Factfile 2015: Iceland

Iceland is a thriving landscape for games, backed by strong government investment in the industry.

on Feb 26th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Japan

International Factfile 2015: Japan

Japan continues to be one of the most lucrative games market in the world, despite the falling presence of console gaming in the region.

on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:55PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Mexico

International Factfile 2015: Mexico

Mexico now boasts the second-biggest games sector in the Latin American region, behind Brazil.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Poland

International Factfile 2015: Poland

Despite Polish consumers spending more on games purchases than the rest of Eastern Europe, the country’s games retail industry remains afflicted by rampant piracy.

on Jan 30th 2015 at 4:19PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Spain

International Factfile 2015: Spain

The Spanish market is one of the largest in Europe.

on Jan 28th 2015 at 10:29AM in News