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Believe it or not, Portugal is classed as an emerging market – but that certainly doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take the region seriously.
Germany is a crucial European market for publishers. Sales in the region generated a cool €2bn in 2011, according to research from German games trade body BIU.
Australia and New Zealand have fared well in the global recession, due in part to our proximity to Asia and relative economic isolation from the US.
Video games retail in the Pacific region is not unlike that of Europe.
France is one of the biggest gaming markets in Europe, and one still dominated by boxed sales.
Retail giant GameStop has said it “expects to open international stores opportunistically while keeping square footage flat”.
The Italian video games market was worth $1.09bn in 2011, and more than half of this was generated by software sales.
Poland’s games market enjoyed impressive growth last year.
Iceland is only 40,000 square miles in size, and its population – and therefore its retail landscape – is even more consolidated.
The southernmost Nordic nation is home to a strong retail market, where games are sold in everything from specialists and hypermarts to bookstores and indie music chains.
Like its fellow Scandinavian nations, Finland is a big country. It has a population of 5.4m spread around a large geographical area.
Sweden has the largest games market in the Nordic region, and as a result a strong presence from the world’s biggest games companies.
Potential suitors have until Friday to register their interest for the possible acquisition of GAME’s overseas business.
A Californian court has blocked Ubisoft’s request for a temporary restraining order on Get Up and Dance.
Second-hand specialist CEX is on the rise, opening new shops in the UK and across the world.
Though a big part in the resurgence of PS3 has been the launch of the Slim and the drop in price, SCE president and CEO Kaz Hirai has told MCV ...
Apple has confirmed that the iPhone 4 will be launched in 17 new countries this Friday, July 30th.
Having already achieved great popularity in the UK, the BBC’s Doctor Who Adventure Games series is to get an international release.
As part of its newly announced international expansion, Japanese developer and publisher Level 5 has stated that its long-term aim is to self-publish the critically and commercially popular DS series ...
Fallout 3 publisher Bethesda has opened two new offices in France and Germany.
International Cricket 2010 takes to the field on Friday, June 18th, MCV can reveal.
Stuart Broad has been signed up as the face of Codemasters’ International Cricket 2010, which is due out on Xbox 360 and PS3 this summer.
Codemasters wants to recreate its Ashes success this summer when it releases a brand new cricket title.
Motomu Toriyama, the director of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII, has confirmed that work has now finished on the non-Japanese version of the hyped RPG.
PC World and Currys owner DSG International achieved an eight per cent like-for-like sales growth over the Christmas period, thanks largely to electrical sales in the UK and Ireland.