Entries in 'International' (115)

Breath of the Wild

Zelda: Breath of the Wild beats Horizon Zero Dawn to No.1 in Japan, sells almost double

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has gone straight in at No.1 in the Japanese charts, selling 193,060 units in its first weekend, according to the latest data ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 9th 2017 at 11:24AM in News
Levelling up: China as a destination for UK games

Levelling up: China as a destination for UK games

Neil Semple, head of creative content at the Department for International Trade, talks up China as a huge potential market for UK-made games.

on Mar 9th 2017 at 10:07AM in News
NieR Automata

PS4 sales rise 64% in Japan as NieR: Automata debuts at No.1

PS4 sales in Japan shot up 64 per cent last week, according to the latest data from Famitsu, thanks to a number of new PS4 titles in the Japanese Top ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 2nd 2017 at 10:43AM in News
Money

Global digital games market rises to $7.47bn, growing 9.8% YOY

The global digital games market soared to $7.47bn in January 2017, showing a healthy growth of 9.8 per cent year-on-year, according to a new report from SuperData Research

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 27th 2017 at 4:10PM in News

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For Honor

For Honor debuts at No.1 in Japan

Ubisoft's For Honor marched straight to No.1 in Japan last week, shifting 41,987 units during its first five days on sale, according to the latest data from Famitsu.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 24th 2017 at 3:56PM in News
Dragon Quest Monsters

3DS sales rise in Japan following latest Dragon Quest Monsters launch

Nintendo 3DS sales are up in Japan after the successful launch of the latest title in Square Enix's Dragon Quest Monsters series, according to the latest market data from Famitsu.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 17th 2017 at 4:17PM in News
Resident Evil 7

Resident Evil 7 was January's best-selling game in the US, says NPD

The US games industry spend shrunk in January 2017, according to the latest report from NPD, showing a decline of 4 per cent year on year. Total industry spend reached ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 17th 2017 at 11:22AM in News
Resident Evil 7 claims second No.1 in Japan

Resident Evil 7 claims second No.1 in Japan

Capcom’s new Resident Evil title is once again No.1 in Japan according to market data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 9th 2017 at 10:58AM in News

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PS4 sales up 24% as Resident Evil 7 debuts at No.1 in Japan

PS4 sales up 24% as Resident Evil 7 debuts at No.1 in Japan

Capcom’s new survival horror game has infected the Japanese Top Ten and gone straight to the top. That’s according to market data supplied by Famitsu, which indicates that the PS4 ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 2nd 2017 at 10:44AM in News
Capcom

Capcom's digital sales increased 21.1% in 2016 to 6.1m units

Capcom has released its latest financial report for the nine months ending December 2016, but while net sales and operating income have both fallen for the company year-on-year, accelerated digital ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 1st 2017 at 10:44AM in News
Pokemon Sun and Moon

Pokémon Sun and Moon have sold 14.69m, now third-best selling 3DS game to date

Pokémon Sun and Moon have collectively sold 14.69m units, Nintendo confirmed this morning, making it the company's third best-selling 3DS game to date.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 31st 2017 at 10:22AM in News
ESA responds to Trump's travel ban

ESA responds to Trump's travel ban

American video games trade body The ESA has released a statement urging Donald Trump’s White House to “exercise caution” with regards to its immigration policies.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 30th 2017 at 3:10PM in News

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SuperData

US digital market grew 16% year-on-year in December 2016

The US digital console market grew 16 per cent year-on-year in December 2016, compared with a 16 per cent drop year-on-year at US retail during the same period. That's according ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 26th 2017 at 4:47PM in News
Gravity Rush 2

Gravity Rush 2 and Valkyria Revolution dominate Japan weekly charts

Gravity Rush 2 has gone straight in at No.1 in the Japanese games charts this week, according to the latest sales data from Famitsu. The PS4 exclusive RPG only managed ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 26th 2017 at 10:29AM in News
US games revenue slumped 15 per cent in December

US games revenue slumped 15 per cent in December

The American games market saw year-on-year decline in December.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 20th 2017 at 10:47AM in News

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Pokémon Go launch looking unlikely in China

Pokémon Go launch looking unlikely in China

Niantic’s hit mobile game Pokémon Go may not launch in China due to government concerns.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 11th 2017 at 9:52AM in News
Japanese boxed games revenue dropped seven per cent in 2016

Japanese boxed games revenue dropped seven per cent in 2016

The Japanese boxed games market continues to fall in value, with revenue generated from boxed sales dipping seven per cent year-on-year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2017 at 12:34PM in News
China gets three new PS4 bundles

China gets three new PS4 bundles

Sony is hoping for a foot-up in the Chinese Christmas market with the launch of three new PS4 hardware bundles this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 10:20AM in News
NES Classic sold 196k in US in November but US market falls sharply

NES Classic sold 196k in US in November but US market falls sharply

The hard to find NES Classic Mini shifted just shy of 200k units in its first month in the US, NPD data has shown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:33AM in News
Yakuza 6

Yakuza 6 debuts at No.1 in Japan, Final Fantasy XV drops 90%

Yakuza 6 has gone straight in at No.1 in Japan this week, according to data from Famitsu.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Dec 15th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Pokemon Go arrives in India

Pokemon Go arrives in India

Niantic’s world conquering Pokemon Go has now arrived in the world’s second most populated country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 10:41AM in News
Xbox One also getting $50 US discount

Xbox One also getting $50 US discount

Microsoft has mirrored by Sony by introducing its own $50 post Black Friday discount to Xbox One in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
China forces developers to reveal loot box odds

China forces developers to reveal loot box odds

Starting May 2017 developers whose games contain random loot box drops will be required to reveal the underlying odds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2016 at 11:14AM in News
Sony's Black Friday PS4 discount deal is returning to the US

Sony's Black Friday PS4 discount deal is returning to the US

$50 will once again be shaved off the price of PS4 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2016 at 10:46AM in News