Games Industry Market Data
Last week’s MCV and UKIE figures valuing the market for games in the UK showed a growth once more in consumer hunger for games.
It might be easy to dismiss the success of Warner Bros’ video games division.
New data collected by research firm Superdata claims PlayStation hardware is generating significantly more digital revenue than Xbox in the US.
A survey of US console owners has found that the main reason PS4 buyers opted for Sony’s console is “better resolution”.
The release of the next entry in Bandai Namco’s God Eater franchise has shaken up the Japanese retail charts.
Sony’s PS4-exclusive cinematic shooter The Order: 1886 has debuted at the top of the UK retail charts, according to the latest Ukie Games Charts, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
The launch of Total War: Attila has propelled the title to number one on this week's Steam top ten sellers chart.
Nintendo has now shipped 5.7m of its Amiibo toys worldwide since their release last year.
Nintendo has revealed that 335k units of the new 3DS and New 3DS XL were sold in the West in the week of release.
Evolve is on top of the latest top ten selling products on Steam, finishing ahead of indie Early Access title Darkest Dungeon.
An analysis of articles published online in 2014 has shown that PlayStation enjoyed around 35 per cent more coverage than Xbox.
Hardware sales may be down year-on-year in the US in January, but PS4 and Xbox One are already tracking far ahead of their predecessors in the US.
MCV can today reveal that the UK video games market generated £3.944bn in consumer spending during 2014.
Henry Degnin, digital account manager at Generation Media, examines how mobile and online properties kept the TV advertising market afloat last year
Don’t forget, this Thursday you can be one of the first to get the result of MCV’s yearly market valuation project.
Capcom’s Resident Evil HD finished ahead of Warner Bros’ Dying Light in last month’s PSN charts, Sony has revealed.
Ubisoft has once again placed three titles in the UK retail Top Ten, as an Assassin’s Creed Unity promotion saw the game rise four spaces.
January is generally a quiet month for games, and this year it was no different.
Our widely-read annual market valuation returns next week, and will be launched at a special breakfast briefing in central London.
Six brand new releases resulted in a brand-new chart-topping title in Japan last week.
Metacritic data has shown that Nintendo titles had the highest average review score in 2014.
Grand Theft Auto V took the top spot for the second straight week, and Dying Light earned two top ten finishes on this week’s Steam best sellers chart.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s return to the No.1 UK retail charts position means it is now drawing with Grand Theft Auto V’s top spot tally.
Streaming video service Twitch continues to boom, with monthly viewer numbers reaching 100m in 2014.
Three new entries in the Japanese software charts push down previous top dogs Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi, and Pocket Monster Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.