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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.
Microsoft’s $99 subscription Xbox 360 trial could be coming to the UK and Europe.
In terms of employee numbers, Canada is home to the third biggest video game industry in the world. 16,000 people are employed by games firms across 348 companies, according to ...
Gamescom 2012 will offer ‘360 degree’ coverage of the established and emerging games industry, organiser Koelnmesse has said at its International Press Conference this afternoon.
Like the UK, the Irish games retail market took a hit with the fall of GAME.
Saudi Arabia is home to a video game market that continues to offer new opportunities.
According to the FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2012, the Indian games business was valued at 13bn Rupees ($259m) in 2011 – up 30 per cent.
Russia is the largest country in the world, and as a result, there’s plenty of room for a variety of retailers.
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.