Entries in 'market' (292)
With Microsoft and Sony about the throw millions and millions of pounds at launching their next-gen consoles, some observers may quite rightly ask one question – why?
Mobile devices will become the gaming industry's dominant platform in the next three years, according to analysis firm Juniper Research.
Hit releases such as BioShock Infinite and Tomb Raider were sadly unable to stop another month of annual decline in the US video games market.
The Japanese video games market grew by 1.2 per cent year-on-year for the 12 months ending March 31st.
The angry whining of teens on the internet should not be mistaken for actual, real-world opinion.
The popularity of emerging business models and free-to-play has significantly reduced the scope for full-price triple-A success in the modern games market.
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 ...
With the way so much stuff is shrinking in the UK games market – the number of big releases is falling, the amount you need to sell to get the ...
The total value of the US video games market declined nine per cent in 2012.
The 1990s. The Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive. The Game Boy and the Gamegear (or the Atari Lynx, if you like).
Fresh data this week suggests the worst: selling video games in the UK during 2012 was a storm of recession and poor momentum.
The UK games industry is hoping for a brighter 2013 after last year’s software sales fell by almost £400m.
The ERA has said that the UK video games market declined 17.4 per cent to £1.598bn in 2012.
Yes, we all know that retail is a tough environment at the moment. But video games are amongst the worst performers of 2012.
Call of Duty, Halo and Medal of Honor are now on shelves, but there is still one major shooter to watch out for.
Supermarkets have eclipsed specialists to become Britain’s No.1 games retailers.
Rationally, a decline in UK industry Christmas marketing spend makes sense at a time when there are fewer games coming out, and the ones remaining are getting most of the ...
Predictions of gloom for the console sector aren’t exactly rare – and this morning you’ve got another one to add to the pile.
The number of gaming girls is on the rise, but firms expect this audience to seek out mobile and online titles over boxed ones.
Sales of video games leapt up 125 per cent last week on the back of three blockbuster releases.
New data from Ipsos Media CT and ISFE suggests that free-to-play games accounted for half of the European games market in the last 12 months.
Just what is going wrong amongst UK games retailers?
The Japanese market for social network games is expected to soar over the course of the current year.
UK games retail was rescued by the biggest licences in movies and sport last month, as it struggles through one of the weakest summer of sales in the industry’s history.
Olympics fever was good news for publishers of Olympic-based games, but it wasn’t enough to save the UK games market from its worst performance ever last week.