Games Industry Market Data
The smartphone sector is king, consuming all other formats in its wake, right? Apparently not. Actually, the good ol' PC still rules the roost.
Kantar’s latest Entertainment Barometer report paints a picture of decline for physical games retail – although it’s faring better than the wider entertainment market.
Activision’s Call of Duty hangs on to the top spot in the UK All Formats charts for a seventh consecutive week.
The latest Game Developers Conference State of the Industry Survey has revealed a spike in interest in virtual reality within the games development community.
Research company App Annie has released its mobile market report for 2015.
Atlus’ remaster of 2008 JRPG Odin Sphere has shot to the Japanese top spot according to data from Famitsu.
US video games trade body the Entertainment Software Association has criticised the market data released by research firm NPD.
With a lack of new releases hitting shelves, Call of Duty once again retains the top spot in the UK All Formats chart.
There were more Apple iOS devices than Windows devices shipped in 2015.
The headline news from this year’s GfK report is this: There were fewer games sold last year, there were fewer consoles sold last year, but accessory sales continue to rise.
PS4 and Xbox One UK game sales shot up by over 50 per cent in 2015.
The latest entry in Capcom’s Monster Hunter series is manages to hold on to the top spot in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.
Valve’s alteration of how it conducts its Steam Winter Sale appears to have paid off.
Activision’s Call of Duty starts 2016 as it ended 2015: in the No.1 spot in the All Formats Top 40.
The best-selling game of 2015 in Japan is also its first No.1 of this year.
Things continue to look exceptionally bleak for the Japanese console games market, according to data from Famitsu.
Virtual reality is almost upon us now, and research firm SuperData reckons that the market for the new tech will reach $5.1bn (£3.5bn) by the end of the year.
Games sold over Steam generated over $3.5bn last year, according to analytics site Steam Spy.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III has spent its fifth week in 2015 at the top of the UK All Formats charts.
The long-awaited cinematic arrival of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has certainly awoken a renewed interest in Star Wars apps.
Grand Theft Auto V has taken the top spot on Steam's latest weekly best-sellers list.
The annual ranking at reviews aggregator Metacritic has named Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain as 2015’s highest reviewed game.
The latest Call of Duty doggedly refuses to abide by the established narrative of decline, with Black Ops III claiming this year’s Christmas No.1 title.
Fallout 4 is back on top of Steam's weekly top ten sellers chart, with Rainbow Six Siege hot on its heels.
One week remains until the UK's Christmas No.1 is decided and Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops III is once again the top dog in the UK All Formats chart.