Entries in 'International' (62)
South Park: The Stick of Truth will miss its March 7th release date in Germany and Austria.
PS4 launched in Japan, but just how big was it? Marketing and consulting chief Ricky Tanimoto of video game giant Famitsu and Enterbrain explains all to MCV.
The ability to advertise free-to-play titles as ‘free’ is under threat thanks to a new European Commission initiative.
Almost 15 months after it was released in the territory, Nintendo’s Wii U has finally overtaken Xbox 360 in Japan.
A US tax reform bill from the House Ways and Means Committee has suggested increasing the tax burden for games developers making violent games.
This year’s guide to the international games market is now available to download.
Cyprus was hit hard by the Eurocrisis, and this has hurt the region’s video games market.
Tastes in Luxembourg match those in the UK and popular games in the region currently include blockbusters like FIFA 13 and Call of Duty.
With only a handful of retailers and one major distributor, the Romanian games market is a small one.
The United Arab Emirates is one of the richest regions in the Middle East, and one that is home to a promising video games market.
The emerging market of Portugal is more developed than others in its category.
The heavily populated Middle Eastern nation of Iran has a much higher proportion of younger consumers, with around half of Iranians younger than 35.
Egypt suffers from many of the same challenges as other markets in the region.
Canada is one of the world’s biggest video games markets and it continues to grow.
Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata appears to have issued a thinly veiled warning to the company’s international management teams.
A new free digital guide to international markets is available to download now.
There are close to 100 studios based in Indonesia, making the Asian nation a great source of development talent.
Most major games arrive in the UK with a bang: often a star-studded launch party, some form of high-profile PR stunt and a slew of midnight openings.
Slovakia is a small country by European standards.
The Swiss market is one that has remained relatively stable despite the economic pressures Europe faces.
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Korea, partner country of this year’s Gamescom, is home to a market that is wildly different to that of the UK.
Brazil is one of the most promising markets in South America.
Bulgaria’s video games market dates back to some of the earliest consoles, with local retailer and distributor Transfer Group starting out in 1990.
Iran’s population is close to 80m people and in 2010 50 per cent of those were under 35, according to local distributor Doostan Co.