Entries in 'International' (159)

3DS sales rocket in the US

3DS sales rocket in the US

Nintendo has said that "excitement for the Pokemon brand" is behind an ongoing resurgence in 3DS hardware sales in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
International Factfile 2016: Switzerland

International Factfile 2016: Switzerland

The Swiss games industry had a turnover of 226m CHF (£178m) in 2015, according to the latest report by the Swiss Interactive Entertainment Association (SIEA).

on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Why publishers should pay attention to Turkey

Why publishers should pay attention to Turkey

You may be surprised to learn that Turkey is home to a burgeoning games market. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Yo-Kai Watch back on top in Japan, No Man's Sky debuts at No.6

Yo-Kai Watch back on top in Japan, No Man's Sky debuts at No.6

The latest entries in the wildly popular Yo-Kai Watch series, Sushi/Tempura, were the best-selling titles in Japan this week, according to market data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 1st 2016 at 9:54AM in News

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International Factfile 2016: Denmark

International Factfile 2016: Denmark

The Danish games market had revenues reaching $245m (£188m) as of June 2016, according to data firm Newzoo. It is the 36th biggest market worldwide and No.15 in Europe.

on Aug 31st 2016 at 1:45PM in News
Bandai Namco's Tales of Berseria tops Japanese charts

Bandai Namco's Tales of Berseria tops Japanese charts

A new entry in Bandai Namco’s popular Tales of RPG series was the best-selling game in Japan last week, according to market data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 11:13AM in News
ELeague's Counter-Strike: GO tournament pulled from German TV following Munich shooting

ELeague's Counter-Strike: GO tournament pulled from German TV following Munich shooting

In the aftermath last week's shooting in Munich German network ProSieben MAXX will not be showing an upcoming Counter-Strike Global Offensive competition in the country.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
Yo-Kai Watch 3 is No.1 in Japan, Pokémon games return to the Top Ten

Yo-Kai Watch 3 is No.1 in Japan, Pokémon games return to the Top Ten

A new entry in the blockbuster Yo-Kai Watch series was the best-selling game in Japan last week, according to market data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 28th 2016 at 12:06PM in News

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Microsoft lowers Xbox One US price for third time in two months

Microsoft lowers Xbox One US price for third time in two months

The Xbox One has had yet another price cut in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2016 at 11:25AM in News
Even without digital data, Overwatch tops US June charts

Even without digital data, Overwatch tops US June charts

Blizzard’s Overwatch fared well enough on consoles that even without its digital PC sales being taken into account, the shooter still topped NPD’s US charts for June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 1:01PM in News
Pokemon Go is already the biggest mobile game in US history, report says

Pokemon Go is already the biggest mobile game in US history, report says

After less then a week of availability, Pokemon Go has made it right to the very top of the all-time US mobile market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 3:12PM in News
Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Chinese investors have completed the acquisition of UK studio Jagex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 2:00PM in News

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Gears of War multiplayer studio Splash Damage bought by Chinese chicken company

Gears of War multiplayer studio Splash Damage bought by Chinese chicken company

Splash Damage, the developer behind the likes of Brink, Quake Wars and Gears of Wars 4’s multiplayer has been bought by Chinese poultry firm Leyou Technologies.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 12th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
International Factfile 2016: Turkey

International Factfile 2016: Turkey

Turkey is a relatively small market for video games – but it is a fast-growing one.

on Jun 30th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
International Factfile 2016: South Korea

International Factfile 2016: South Korea

The South Korean market is mainly driven by digital sales and online PC titles, the two being obviously closely linked.

on Jun 23rd 2016 at 11:08AM in News
New Bandai Namco title Taiko Drum Master takes No.1 in Japan

New Bandai Namco title Taiko Drum Master takes No.1 in Japan

A brand new entry in the Taiko Drum Master series was the best-selling game in Japan last week, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 2:00PM in News

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How to make it big in China

How to make it big in China

China should be an enticing market for any games company. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 3:10PM in News
Uncharted 4 holds Japanese top spot for second week

Uncharted 4 holds Japanese top spot for second week

The latest version of Sony’s Uncharted franchise is No.1 once again in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Uncharted 4 debuts at No.1 in Japan

Uncharted 4 debuts at No.1 in Japan

The latest entry in Sony’s Uncharted franchise has been a smash hit in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 19th 2016 at 11:19AM in News
International Factfile 2016: Germany

International Factfile 2016: Germany

Half of the German population plays games according to data firm Newzoo.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 18th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
Gameloft closes Spanish studio, report claims

Gameloft closes Spanish studio, report claims

Mobile outlet Gameloft has shut down yet another studio as part of its on-going ‘cost reduction programme’.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 25th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Three weeks on top in Japan for Yo-Kai Watch

Three weeks on top in Japan for Yo-Kai Watch

New Yo-Kai Watch title Sangokushi has claimed its third No.1 in the Japanese charts according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 20th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
International Factfile 2016: Norway

International Factfile 2016: Norway

Norway is the 28th biggest video games market worldwide, according to data firm Newzoo. In 2015, the Norwegian industry generated estimated revenues of $274m (£193m).

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 18th 2016 at 5:00PM in News
March brings another US win for PS4

March brings another US win for PS4

PS4 was once again the best-selling console in the US for the month of March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
International Factfile 2016: Russia

International Factfile 2016: Russia

Russia’s video games market had revenues nearly reaching $1.3bn (£0.90bn) last year, surpassing its 2014 total of $1.1bn (£0.76bn), according to Newzoo’s figures.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 13th 2016 at 11:11AM in News