Entries in 'lifecycle' (5)

Extended console cycles are bad for the industry, Ubisoft argues

Extended console cycles are bad for the industry, Ubisoft argues

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has claimed that the length of the current console generation has damaged the games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2012 at 2:59PM in News
Ubisoft: Lack of new consoles has "penalised" us

Ubisoft: Lack of new consoles has "penalised" us

A second high-profile publisher figure has bemoaned the extended lifecycles of the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2012 at 10:10AM in News
Long PS3/360 lifecycle "biggest mistake ever", has expedited decline

Long PS3/360 lifecycle "biggest mistake ever", has expedited decline

The end of the traditional console cycle has expedited the decline of the overall console market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2012 at 1:15PM in News
Retailers ready for longer cycle

Retailers ready for longer cycle

The High Street has called for increased games hardware marketing from the industry if they are to really make the lengthier console generation work.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2010 at 4:12PM in News

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FEATURE: The longer console lifecycle

FEATURE: The longer console lifecycle

Last year, Microsoft’s game software boss Phil Spencer offered a telling quote about the direction of the games industry to MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2010 at 2:13PM in News