Entries in 'factfile' (36)

International Factfile 2016: France

International Factfile 2016: France

The French video games market generated more than $2.4bn (£1.6bn) in revenues in 2015, which is a slight increase of 1.4 per cent compared to the previous year.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 10th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
International Factfile 2016: Brazil

International Factfile 2016: Brazil

In 2015, the Brazilian video games market’s revenue reached $1.5bn (£1.02bn), with a 23 per cent growth compared to the previous year.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 20th 2016 at 3:57PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Egypt

International Factfile 2015: Egypt

Egypt’s games market is still in its infancy, but is struggling to grow in the face of stifling tax rates and widespread piracy.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 27th 2015 at 3:38PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Peru

International Factfile 2015: Peru

Peru’s games industry has struggled with the steep cost of hardware and software in Latin America, leading to a thriving black market. 

on Nov 23rd 2015 at 9:24AM in News

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International Factfile 2015: Uruguay

International Factfile 2015: Uruguay

Uruguay is quietly blossoming into a ripe games market, despite its small size.

on Nov 17th 2015 at 10:13AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Poland

International Factfile 2015: Poland

Poland is fast becoming the keystone of Eastern European games development.

on Nov 2nd 2015 at 12:47PM in News
International Factfile 2015: South Korea

International Factfile 2015: South Korea

Long the home of online games, South Korea’s industry saw a shake-up in 2014.

on Oct 28th 2015 at 8:36AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Russia

International Factfile 2015: Russia

When the West thinks of the Russian games market, PC and piracy may come to mind. That couldn’t be further from the truth.

on Oct 16th 2015 at 3:58PM in News

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International Factfile 2015: Singapore

International Factfile 2015: Singapore

Despite having a population less than that of London, Singapore provides a thriving landscape for games businesses and serves as the Asian home for major Western publishers.

on Oct 14th 2015 at 9:25AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Malaysia

International Factfile 2015: Malaysia

Although Malaysia boasts one of the healthiest economies in Asia, its games market was initially slow to gain momentum.

on Oct 6th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Jordan

International Factfile 2015: Jordan

Like many of its Middle Eastern neighbours, Jordan has a thriving mobile games business. But it’s also seeing success on more traditional games platforms.

on Sep 29th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Indonesia

International Factfile 2015: Indonesia

Although it has a thriving development community, Indonesia continues to struggle with the high cost of games.

on Sep 22nd 2015 at 1:14PM in News

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International Factfile 2015: Jamaica

International Factfile 2015: Jamaica

Jamaica’s games industry is a passionate but small one, struggling to keep up with the wider global market.

on Sep 21st 2015 at 8:58AM in News
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

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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
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
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