Entries in 'june' (23)

NPD June: The Last of Us and 3DS on top

NPD June: The Last of Us and 3DS on top

The NPD Group has released its June 2013 sales report for US retail, revealing a 15 per cent year-over-year decline during the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 19th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
June NPD: Lego Batman 2, Xbox 360 on top; major decline year over year

June NPD: Lego Batman 2, Xbox 360 on top; major decline year over year

June 2012 figures are in from the NPD Group, and they’re pretty ugly.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 13th 2012 at 6:28AM in News
UK games retail down 40% in June

UK games retail down 40% in June

2.1m games were sold at retail last month – a drop of more than 40 per cent compared with June 2011.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 12th 2012 at 11:16AM in News
Koch distributing Game of Thrones RPG this summer

Koch distributing Game of Thrones RPG this summer

The Game of Thrones action RPG will hit UK shelves this June and be supplied to retailers by Koch Media.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 11th 2012 at 10:56AM in News

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Spec Ops: The Line due June 29th

Spec Ops: The Line due June 29th

Shooter Spec Ops: The Line will hit UK shelves in June with a host of pre-order bonuses, 2K Games has announced.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 22nd 2012 at 10:25AM in News
Nintendo dates summer line-up

Nintendo dates summer line-up

Nintendo has dated a raft of 3DS, Wii and DS titles, including Ocarina of Time 3DS, Steel Diver, Dead or Alive: Dimensions and a sequel to Wii Play.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 12th 2011 at 3:48PM in News
Ocarina 3DS dated in US

Ocarina 3DS dated in US

Nintendo has announced that The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time will be released in the US on June 19th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 12th 2011 at 3:14PM in News
GDC: Ocarina of Time 3DS due in June

GDC: Ocarina of Time 3DS due in June

Satoru Iwata has confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time will be released for 3DS in June.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 2nd 2011 at 5:59PM in News

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UK video games - The June Report

UK video games - The June Report

Maybe it was the World Cup, the hot weather or increased economic uncertaintly, but it was a tough month for the UK video games market – with sales down around ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2010 at 1:48PM in News
June sales bode well for Blur

June sales bode well for Blur

Speaking on his personal blog, former games journalist and current Activision man Dan Amrich has launched a passionate defence of online racer Blur following widespread reports of low sales in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2010 at 12:08PM in News
UK CHARTS: Red Dead ahead of Mario

UK CHARTS: Red Dead ahead of Mario

Red Dead Redemption has retained its Number One position in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40, despite the release of long-awaited Super Mario Galaxy 2 last Friday.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 14th 2010 at 10:38AM in News
Just Dance sequel announced

Just Dance sequel announced

The immensely popular Just Dance game on Wii is to get a sequel, Ubisoft has announced.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 7th 2010 at 7:36PM in News

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SingStar Remote offers PSP functionality

SingStar Remote offers PSP functionality

Sony has lifted the lid on another new feature coming to PS3 hit SingStar as part of its June update – SingStar Remote.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2010 at 4:49PM in News
UK CHARTS: EA takes June crown

UK CHARTS: EA takes June crown

Electronic Arts took the title of June’s biggest-selling publisher, after The Sims helped it generate almost a quarter of all UK software revenue in the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2009 at 4:06PM in News
NPD: Has digital stolen retail’s missing sales?

NPD: Has digital stolen retail’s missing sales?

The notion that games are recession proof is now well and truly forgotten – but perhaps the rise of both digital downloads and free-to-play online gaming is as big a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2009 at 11:55AM in News
NPD: Prototype keeps Nintendo from the top

NPD: Prototype keeps Nintendo from the top

Over-the-top free roaming action title Prototype topped the June software charts in the US, with the 419,900 sales enjoyed by the Xbox 360 SKU bettering both high-profile new arrivals and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2009 at 11:04AM in News

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NPD: DS dominates hardware market

NPD: DS dominates hardware market

Amidst the gloom of yet more annual falls in the US video games market, hardware sales for June were better than expected hitting $1.7m – NPD had expected that number ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2009 at 10:48AM in News
NPD: US market suffers further decline

NPD: US market suffers further decline

Gaming’s recession-proof credentials took a further knock overnight with news that the North American video games market suffered its fourth successive month of decline in June, falling 31 per cent ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2009 at 10:36AM in News
UK CHARTS: Prototype goes top

UK CHARTS: Prototype goes top

The reign of EA’s The Sims 3 at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 is over, with Activision Blizzard’s free-roaming superhero romp Prototype climbing one position ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2009 at 11:55AM in News
US: June games market jumps 53 per cent year-on-year

US: June games market jumps 53 per cent year-on-year

The North American June sales figures from NPD have shown that total spending on gaming in the territory for the period hit $1.69 billion – up an incredible 53 per ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2008 at 2:25PM in News
US: PS3 tops 360 in June hardware sales

US: PS3 tops 360 in June hardware sales

If there’s one thing that was evident from Sony’s E3 conference it was the firm’s confidence in its range of platforms, and in  particular the PS3 – and this self-belief ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2008 at 12:27PM in News
Alone in the Dark slips to June

Alone in the Dark slips to June

Gamers have already faced a lengthly wait to get their hands on Atari’s latest instalment to its Alone in the Dark series – and the wait has seemingly lengthened just ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2008 at 2:13PM in News
Fils-Aime: Wii will surpass 360 by June in US

Fils-Aime: Wii will surpass 360 by June in US

Outspoken NoA boss Reggie Fils-Aime has, according to Bloomberg, stated that he expects the installed base of Nintendo’s Wii console to surpass that of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 by June ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2008 at 2:24PM in News