Games Industry Market Data
More than 850 games industry professionals – from retail to development – took part in this year's annual salary survey. We study the results
Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi and Pocket Monster Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire continue to be the best-sellers in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.
Our widely-read annual market valuation returns next month, and will be launched at a special breakfast briefing in central London.
H1Z1 has finished on top of Steam's weekly best sellers chart, outpacing pre-orders for Grand Theft Auto V.
Rockstar’s best-selling crime title has held onto the top spot in spite of a sales decline.
12 per cent of developers who participated in GDC 2014’s State of the Industry Survey say they are working on a game they would classify as an eSports title. 79 ...
The overall games market (software, hardware and accessories) declined six per cent in units and climbed 12 per cent in revenue during 2014.
The UK boxed video games market generated £2.294bn in 2014, MCV can reveal.
Microsoft’s Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US throughout December 2014, the platform holder has revealed.
Writing MCV opinion pieces can, at times, feel like smashing my head against the proverbial brick wall.
2012 3DS release Animal Crossing: New Leaf broke back into the Japanese Top Ten last week, according to the latest data from Famitsu.
Rockstar’s latest has once again become the UK’s biggest-selling game, despite sales more than halving last week.
UPDATE: It has emerged that the Japanese console games market in 2014 had its worst performance for 24 years.
Level 5's insanely popular Yokai Watch series continues to rule the Japanese charts, according to market data provided by Famitsu.
Three of 2014’s biggest games have held their UK retail podium positions as we kick off the New Year.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is on top of Steam's best sellers chart for the second week running, finishing ahead of Arma 3 during the concluding week of the store's end of ...
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has emerged the victor in Steam's best sellers chart for the last full week of 2014, beating out Far Cry 4 for the top spot during the ...
Sales of video game software in the UK increased by 7.5 per cent to £2.5bn last year, says the Entertainment Retailer’s Association.
Discounted titles abound in Steam's latest weekly top ten results, with Dark Souls II emerging as the victor ahead of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.
Now that the new consoles have become more mainstream, Andy Saxton, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, examines how it will make this Christmas different, and how retailers can boost ...
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is back on top of Steam's weekly top ten sellers list, beating out Valve's own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for first on the chart.
Xbox One has outsold PlayStation 4 for the first time in the US, according to NPD's latest monthly report.
The Wii U release of Super Smash Bros has sent Nintendo’s console back up the Japanese hardware charts, according to the latest data from Famitsu.
Telltale's Game of Thrones has claimed the top spot on Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart.
If all goes to plan this month will see EA celebrate its two billionth mobile games download.