Entries in 'International' (74)
The (re)(re)release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 on PS4 wasn’t enough to stop the Japanese games industry slowing last week.
Indie retail continues to flourish in Austria, as the country’s hypermarkets fail to make a significant dent in the games retail space.
The cross-over between casual phenomenon Puzzle and Dragons and Nintendo’s Mario IP is, unsurprisingly, a chart-topping combination in Japan.
Finland is renowned for its domination of the mobile sector, with giants Rovio and Supercell both hailing from the country.
Australia has long been notorious for the costly price of games.
If there were ever a week to highlight the disparity between the UK and Japanese games software markets, it would be this one.
Digital is thriving in Israel, with few specialist retail outlets present.
Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin was the best-selling game of last week in Japan, but its success couldn’t keep PS4 hardware sales buoyant.
According to research outlet McCormick AMS, Irish gamers spent €206m (£149.1m) on boxed video games in 2014.
Rovio has appointed Alex Lambeek as its new chief commercial officer.
Sony’s latest PS4 exclusive has been unseated during its second week in Japan as another new Bandai Namco release shot to the top.
Market research firm Newzoo estimates that the Danish video games market generated $221.46 billion during 2014.
Last week’s Japanese retail charts resembled a bygone era, as the latest Final Fantasy and Resident Evil instalments topped the rankings.
The Netherlands continues to host a flourishing games market, experiencing massive growth propelled by the strength of serious games and social titles.
Portugal is a fast-growing European region for games, despite a recent withdrawal of games retail in the area.
Sony’s consoles have topped the Japanese hardware rankings once again, despite a week full of new titles for Nintendo’s 3DS platform.
The nod has again been given for PS4 and PlayStation Vita to go on sale in China.
France continues to experience a healthy games sector, bolstered by growth in physical retail and online.
Dragon Quest Heroes helps keep PS4 and Vita on top of the Japanese hardware charts for a second week
Square Enix’s new Dragon Quest spin-off has helped Sony’s PS4 and Vita place top of Japan’s hardware rankings once again.
The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association has revealed that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was the best selling game in Australia last year.
The price of new video games appears to have been hiked in Canada.
Casual and online games continue to prosper in Belgium, as sluggish smartphone uptake limits the presence of mobile gaming in the region.
Iceland is a thriving landscape for games, backed by strong government investment in the industry.
The release of the next entry in Bandai Namco’s God Eater franchise has shaken up the Japanese retail charts.
Japan continues to be one of the most lucrative games market in the world, despite the falling presence of console gaming in the region.