Entries in 'Hardware' (335)

Japanese market declines 9% in 2010

Japanese market declines 9% in 2010

Andriasang has got hold of Enterbrain's annual Japanese video games market report, and it reveals another year of decline in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 10:19AM in News
OPINION: Getting over the winter blues

OPINION: Getting over the winter blues

A third of the execs we surveyed for our look ahead at 2011 named 3DS as their highlight of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 8:28AM in News
DS ends 2010 on a high note

DS ends 2010 on a high note

Nintendo DS was the UK’s biggest selling games device of 2010, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 8:14AM in News
3DS: Our New Year’s revolution

3DS: Our New Year’s revolution

Nintendo’s 3DS could save the struggling UK games market, claim industry bosses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 8:07AM in News

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Sega launches urinal console

Sega launches urinal console

It's new hardware, but possibly not as you expected it. Former platform holder Sega has launched a new range of machines in Japan… that attach to male urinals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 3:27PM in News
Euro 3DS announcement next month

Euro 3DS announcement next month

Platform holder Nintendo will reveal its launch plans for new handheld the 3DS at a media event in Amsterdam on January 19th, MCV believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2010 at 10:10AM in News
Another five years for Xbox 360?

Another five years for Xbox 360?

“Who knows,” Xbox's UK and Ireland general manager Neil Thompson replied to MCV when we asked if the Xbox 360 can survive another five years on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2010 at 11:16AM in News
Amazon outage 'not a result of hack'

Amazon outage 'not a result of hack'

Amazon has stated that the outage that it suffered on Satudrady was a result of hardware failure and not online ‘hacktivism’ as has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2010 at 11:43AM in News

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JAPAN: PSP sales quadruple

JAPAN: PSP sales quadruple

PSP sales rose by more than 400 per cent in Japan this week after Capcom’s Monster Hunter Portable 3rd hit shelves.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 8th 2010 at 6:15PM in News
UK console installed base exceeds 32m

UK console installed base exceeds 32m

32.4m current generation game consoles are now in circulation in the UK, according to Gfk Chart-Track.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 8th 2010 at 9:53AM in News
Wii sales see Xmas surge

Wii sales see Xmas surge

Despite competition from Kinect and Move, Nintendo hardware sales have increased as spending ramps up for Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 12:04PM in News
Nintendo hardware gets Black Friday boost

Nintendo hardware gets Black Friday boost

The lucrative Black Friday shopping week has seemingly proved a very successful period for Nintendo.

CVG
reports that internal company estimates point to US sales of 900k units for DS ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2010 at 3:11PM in News

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GAME boosts hardware trade-in deals

GAME boosts hardware trade-in deals

Both GAME and Gamestation are offering customers and extra 20 per cent on their normal trade-in price for anyone who hands over their old hardware between today (November 26th) and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2010 at 11:15AM in News
Hardware RRP ‘dragging down’ market

Hardware RRP ‘dragging down’ market

With year-on-year comparison continuing to paint a picture of gradual decline in the home console games sector, analyst Cowen & Company has named the high RRP of console hardware as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2010 at 8:32AM in News
UK says no to 3D TV this Christmas

UK says no to 3D TV this Christmas

Any hopes of 3D TV being high on consumer’s Christmas wish lists this year appear to have vanished as a new survey suggests that the appetite for the technology in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2010 at 10:54AM in News
JAPAN: Wii sales rise 300%

JAPAN: Wii sales rise 300%

Nintendo’s 25th Anniversary Mario Wii has gone down a storm in Japan during its first week on sale.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 19th 2010 at 9:41AM in News

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Reeves predicts Xbox/PlayStation hybrid

Reeves predicts Xbox/PlayStation hybrid

Never one to be afraid of making bold comments, former Sony Computer Entertainment president David Reeves has made his most startling prediction yet – that platform holders such as Sony ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2010 at 3:56PM in News
NPD: October down 4% year-on-year

NPD: October down 4% year-on-year

American sales tracker NPD has announced that the US video games market was worth $1.07bn in October 2010 – that’s four per cent down on the same month in 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2010 at 8:15AM in News
Move has ‘exceeded’ Sony’s expectations

Move has ‘exceeded’ Sony’s expectations

The boss of SCEA’s Latin America division has said that PlayStation Move has exceeded the company’s expectations and that it’s struggling to keep up with demand in some key regions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2010 at 8:22AM in News
Nintendo reveals US install bases

Nintendo reveals US install bases

Speaking to investors at a BMO Capitals Market presentation in New York, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed NPD’s total sales numbers for the current home consoles in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2010 at 3:04PM in News
Holographic TVs in homes by 2017

Holographic TVs in homes by 2017

Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a new technology that can provide the fastest moving hologram image ever produced – and they predict the tech will be refined ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2010 at 1:12PM in News
PSP2 ‘has 2x processing power of 360’

PSP2 ‘has 2x processing power of 360’

At this stage it’s impossible to know what’s true and what’s not about Sony’s new PSP machines, but Kotaku has gone live with what it claims are further specs about ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 9:54AM in News
THQ: New consoles ‘last thing we need’

THQ: New consoles ‘last thing we need’

The cost and turbulence caused by the transition to a new generation of hardware is not what the games industry currently needs, according to THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 11:02AM in News
Kinect as ‘core’ as Xbox Live

Kinect as ‘core’ as Xbox Live

Microsoft hopes that the Kinect motion camera will one day be as integral part of the average Xbox 360 owner’s user experience as Xbox Live has become today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 10:15AM in News
MS bundles digital Alan Wake

MS bundles digital Alan Wake

Microsoft has launched a new console bundle that for the first time features one of its triple-A retail releases in digital form.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2010 at 5:44PM in News