Entries in 'International' (213)

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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

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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

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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
PS4 sales up 227% in Japan as Final Fantasy XV launches

PS4 sales up 227% in Japan as Final Fantasy XV launches

To no-one’s surprise, this week’s No.1 in Japan is Final Fantasy XV, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 8th 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Pokémon Sun and Moon hit 2.3m units in Japan

Pokémon Sun and Moon hit 2.3m units in Japan

The latest entries in the Pokémon franchise, Sun and Moon are once again the best-selling games in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:55AM in News
Germany's Red Faction ban to be lifted after 13 years

Germany's Red Faction ban to be lifted after 13 years

THQ shooter Red Faction will this year be available in Germany for the first time since its release in 2001.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:56AM in News

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Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 1.9m copies in Japan

Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 1.9m copies in Japan

New 3DS titles Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon have failed to match the sales of the series’ 2013 releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 10:46AM in News
International Factfile 2016: Peru

International Factfile 2016: Peru

Peru is the 52th biggest games market in the world, data firm Newzoo reports, and generating an estimated $103m (£83m) in revenue for 2016.

on Nov 16th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
NES Classic Mini sold 263k units in first four days in Japan

NES Classic Mini sold 263k units in first four days in Japan

Nintendo’s new NES Classic Mini has hit shelves in Japan and has had a rather good start to its life.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 16th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
Xbox One wins monthly US sales race for fourth consecutive month

Xbox One wins monthly US sales race for fourth consecutive month

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US, UK and Australia last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Japanese Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Week One sales down 42% compared with Black Ops III

Japanese Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Week One sales down 42% compared with Black Ops III

Week One sales of Call of Duty have also taken a dive in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 9th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
International Factfile 2016: Latvia

International Factfile 2016: Latvia

Eastern Europe is a growing games market.

on Nov 9th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
The Mega Drive is being re-released in Brazil

The Mega Drive is being re-released in Brazil

Did you know that the Sega Mega Drive still, to this day, sells around 150,000 units every year in Brazil?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2016 at 10:47AM in News
International Factfile 2016: Argentina

International Factfile 2016: Argentina

Argentina is the third biggest market in Latin America with $409m (£333m) in revenues, behind Brazil ($1.3bn) and Mexico ($1.1bn), Newzoo reports.

on Oct 26th 2016 at 3:30PM in News
International Factfile 2016: Romania

International Factfile 2016: Romania

Romania might not be known for its gaming scene, yet it’s actually behind one of the biggest franchises of all time.

on Oct 13th 2016 at 11:28AM in News