Entries in 'fall' (43)

Stock falls 11% as King IPO is go

Stock falls 11% as King IPO is go

King’s high-profile IPO has got off to a stumbling start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 2:46PM in News
Operating income tumbles after quiet quarter for Capcom

Operating income tumbles after quiet quarter for Capcom

A lack of new releases saw Capcom post a 72.9 per cent decrease in operating income for the quarter ending June 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 1:48PM 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
PlayStation sales down 15.1% as Sony lowers handheld sales forecasts once again

PlayStation sales down 15.1% as Sony lowers handheld sales forecasts once again

Sales in Sony’s games division fell 15.1 per cent in the quarter ending December 31st, although overall Sony has enjoyed somewhat of a reversal of fortune.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2013 at 9:39AM in News

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Apple shares fall to 11 month low

Apple shares fall to 11 month low

News of a decline in demand for iPhone has seen Apple’s share price fall to its lowest point in nearly a year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 1:35PM in News
Overall UK games market down 17.4% in 2012

Overall UK games market down 17.4% in 2012

The ERA has said that the UK video games market declined 17.4 per cent to £1.598bn in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 10:19AM in News
Nintendo shares fall following E3 presentation

Nintendo shares fall following E3 presentation

The Japanese stock market has reacted badly to Nintendo’s E3 presentation, with stock in the company falling 2.68 per cent since trading opened today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 1:22PM in News
Sony shares fall to 31-year low in Japan

Sony shares fall to 31-year low in Japan

Sony Corporation’s share price has fallen to its lowest position in a generation in both Japan and the United States.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on May 11th 2012 at 1:09PM in News

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GameStop sales fall but chain 'outperforms market'

GameStop sales fall but chain 'outperforms market'

Same-store sales at US retailer GameStop dropped 12.5 per cent year-on-year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 11:42AM in News
Legal concerns decimate DeNA and Gree share price

Legal concerns decimate DeNA and Gree share price

Japan's Consumer Affairs Agency has announced an investigation into how social games firms sell their microtransactions in Japan, causing shares in the country’s two major players to nosedive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2012 at 9:44AM in News
Xbox 360 sales fall by 50% in Q1

Xbox 360 sales fall by 50% in Q1

Such has been the fantastic and ongoing success of Xbox 360 in the last few years that the industry can’t help but be worried when the market leader posts such ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2012 at 8:36AM in News
GAME crisis drives market depression

GAME crisis drives market depression

The collapse of GAME took a heavy toll on the UK games retail market last month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 12th 2012 at 9:43AM in News

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Average software price up 5.4%

Average software price up 5.4%

The average price of video games last year was £25.63.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 11:12AM in News
GAME shares fall as time runs out on lender talks

GAME shares fall as time runs out on lender talks

With any potential deal to save GAME needing to be in place by this weekend, the retailer’s share price has taken a big hit on the markets this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2012 at 9:37AM in News
Now US reports drastic video game market falls in February

Now US reports drastic video game market falls in February

The latest numbers from sales tracker NPD show that the US video games market suffered a 20 per cent year-on-year decline to $1.06bn in February.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2012 at 8:35AM in News
GAME shares fall 15% following EA crisis

GAME shares fall 15% following EA crisis

Having this morning revealed that it will not be stocking key Q1 release Mass Effect 3, GAME’s share price has plunged 15 per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 29th 2012 at 3:00PM in News

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VIDEO: New Transformers trailer debuts

VIDEO: New Transformers trailer debuts

A brand new cinematic trailer for Activision’s Transformers: Fall of Cybertron that glimpses at the drama contained in the new action title has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2011 at 9:29AM in News
Screen Digest: MMO subscriptions on the fall

Screen Digest: MMO subscriptions on the fall

Subscriptions for MMOs have declined for the first time, according to new research.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 15th 2011 at 2:38PM in News
Nintendo shares drop 83% in under four years

Nintendo shares drop 83% in under four years

Investors have reacted negatively to Nintendo’s Tokyo 3DS showcase, with the company’s share price falling five per cent overnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2011 at 2:22PM in News
Apple shares fall 5% on Jobs resignation

Apple shares fall 5% on Jobs resignation

No company is reliant on just one man – particularly the biggest tech company in the world. But so iconic has Steve Jobs become that Apple saw around £10bn wiped ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2011 at 11:47AM in News
505: PS Vita date “is only speculative”

505: PS Vita date “is only speculative”

Some parts of the internet became very excited an hour ago when 505 Games put out a press release entitled “Supremacy MMA takes the fight to the streets with PlayStation ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2011 at 4:12PM in News
Games credited for crime drop

Games credited for crime drop

In a rare bit of positive news coverage for the sector, a piece penned by BBC News Washington DC correspondent Tom Geoghegan has named games as one of the key ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2011 at 9:27AM in News
Music genre plummets by 75% in two years

Music genre plummets by 75% in two years

The value of the console music genre has decreased by a massive 75 per cent in the last two years, according to a new study.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2010 at 1:32PM in News
MS confirms cut-price Xbox 360 S

MS confirms cut-price Xbox 360 S

With the Xbox 360 S making its way into the hands of its first US customers, Microsoft has confirmed to IGN that it will introduce a low-price $199 version this ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2010 at 11:05PM in News
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood revealed

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood revealed

A new Assassin’s Creed game – titled Brotherhood – has been announced by Ubisoft following a leaked image of the game’s retail placeholder art appearing online.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 6th 2010 at 12:41PM in News