Entries in 'International' (85)

Nintendo's smaller New 3DS in line for US release this month

Nintendo's smaller New 3DS in line for US release this month

The New 3DS XL’s little brother is finally getting a release in the states.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2015 at 3:53PM in News
Super Robots overthrow animals as Animal Crossing slips to second place in the Japanese charts

Super Robots overthrow animals as Animal Crossing slips to second place in the Japanese charts

A menagerie of robots, animals, ghosts and squid battled it out at the top of the Japanese games charts last week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 26th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Romania

International Factfile 2015: Romania

Romania is a small but mighty market for games, playing host to big players in the global industry.

on Aug 25th 2015 at 8:31AM in News
Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Zoological lifestyle simulator Animal Crossing has held strong at the top of the Japanese charts in a week dominated by Nintendo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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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
Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Square Enix is no longer the publisher of Call of Duty in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:19AM in News
Square Enix to shut down its game streaming service after less than a year

Square Enix to shut down its game streaming service after less than a year

Square Enix’s Dive In game streaming service is to come to an end before its first birthday.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 14th 2015 at 10:44AM 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

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Xiaomi recaptures Chinese smartphone leadership from Apple

Xiaomi recaptures Chinese smartphone leadership from Apple

Apple’s newfound dominance of the Chinese smartphone market may already be a thing of the past.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 1:39PM in News
Around the world with Ubisoft

Around the world with Ubisoft

Darren Bowen, UK sales director at Ubisoft, takes MCV on a globetrotting trip through its MCV Award-winning export team’s operations

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 9:09AM in News
International Insight: Germany

International Insight: Germany

As the games industry heads to Cologne for Gamescom, Timm Walter, senior manager at local industry body GAME, examines the struggle of Germany’s local market

on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:02AM in News
22Cans is bringing Godus to China

22Cans is bringing Godus to China

Godus may have sparked controversy in its home territory, but that hasn’t stopped 22cans taking the title to new markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2015 at 2:38PM in News

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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
Yokai Watch Busters retains Japanese charts top spot for a third week as Batman falls

Yokai Watch Busters retains Japanese charts top spot for a third week as Batman falls

Four new releases in the Japanese software Top Ten last week wasn’t enough to dethrone continued phenomenon and chart success Yokai Watch.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 29th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Chinese console ban to be lifted for good

Chinese console ban to be lifted for good

The temporary lifting of the ban on video games console sales in China is to be made permanent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman isn’t just the world’s greatest detective and an all-around crime-fighting hero – he’s also a savvy marketing tool.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:19AM in News

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Yo-Kai Watch dominates Japanese charts again as Busters sells almost 700,000

Yo-Kai Watch dominates Japanese charts again as Busters sells almost 700,000

The latest video game craze in Japan is yet to run out of steam.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Football Manager Online kicking off in China

Football Manager Online kicking off in China

A free-to-play Chinese version of Sega’s Football Manager Online is in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
International Insight: America

International Insight: America

It might be the land of the free, but is it the land of free-to-play? As the industry recovers from another huge E3 showing, SuperData CEO Joost van Dreunen examines ...

on Jul 15th 2015 at 9:27AM 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
Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

The latest Fire Emblem title for 3DS has remained at the number spot in Japan, with returning Top Ten entry Splatoon seeing resilient sales figures.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:00PM 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
Chinese PS4 and Xbox One sales are 'disappointing', report says

Chinese PS4 and Xbox One sales are 'disappointing', report says

Next-gen console fever has yet to infect Chinese gamers, it seems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 10:28AM in News
Euro devs increasingly opting for PC over mobile, report claims

Euro devs increasingly opting for PC over mobile, report claims

European developers are increasingly developing games for PC rather than mobile, according to a new survey.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Australia has banned 220 games in the last four months

Australia has banned 220 games in the last four months

Over four times as many games have been banned in Australia in the last four months as were banned in the entirety of the period between 1994-2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 11:51AM in News