Games Industry Market Data
The world is excited by PS4, but there’s still plenty of PS3s to sell, says Sony.
Sony Japan’s president Hiroshi Kawano has revealed that sales for Playstation Vita are up 400 per cent in Japan.
The traditional games industry needs PS4 and Xbox 720 to be a big hit, so these new stats from NPD make for grim reading.
Brian Provinciano’s indie hit Retro City Rampage has enjoyed more success on PSN than any other digital platform.
Nintendo has revealed how well its Wii Mini has sold in the Canadian market.
The Wii U version of Sniper Elite V2 could prove to be an on-going seller like its 360 and PS3 forebears, says publisher 505 Games.
Forget next-gen console excitement: one of the year’s best-sellers will be a current-gen release and it’s just under two weeks away, says Square Enix.
Sony may have kept shtum about PS4’s multimedia capabilities at its big reveal event, but don’t for one minute think that’s because the machine hasn’t got any.
A UK market research firm says the PS4 is 'exactly what is needed' to inject excitement back into games retail.
Japanese mobile firm GungHo Online Entertainment is pulling in an estimated $2m a day on a single free-to-play title.
Australian video game sales totaled $1.161bn in 2012, resulting in a 23 per cent contraction compared to 2011.
The world’s eyes may be on PlayStation this month, but it is Xbox that is on the cusp of becoming the UK’s No.1 games console.
EA on the fence about pre-owned; Next-gen not backwards compatible; Market will never be 100% digital
Publisher EA has admitted that it would in some ways like to see an end to pre-owned games, but has also admitted that the market could suffer were they to ...
Crysis developer Crytek foresees a future for the company where none of its titles make it to retail.
Activision Blizzard has released its full year financial report for 2012, recording revenue of $4.8bn thanks to Call of Duty, Diablo, and Skylanders.
Assassin's Creed publisher Ubisoft saw its sales rise to over €800m last quarter, beating the previous Christmas season.
Sales in Sony’s games division fell 15.1 per cent in the quarter ending December 31st, although overall Sony has enjoyed somewhat of a reversal of fortune.
With The Witcher 3 reveal behind it, CD Projekt has announced lifetime sales numbers for the franchise.
The total value of the US video games market declined nine per cent in 2012.
Take-Two has reported a near doubling of revenue of $415.8m for the quarter ending December 31st 2012.
Publisher Deep Silver has confirmed that global sell-through numbers for 2011 release Dead Island have hit 5m units.
Digital sales across Nintendo platforms currently stand at ¥11.1bn for the current financial year.
DmC: Devil May Cry is going to fall well short of Capcom’s initial expectations for the game.
Square Enix has reported a net loss for the nine months ending December 31st.
It’s been a good for the first three quarters of Capcom’s financial year despite what the company itself describes as the “failure” of Resident Evil 6.