Entries in 'market' (292)
Consumers' ability to trade-in games at GameStop contributes $1.8bn to the US games industry every year, the retailer has claimed.
Nintendo could be on the way to withdrawing from the console hardware market, according to one of gaming’s most senior executives.
For the first time ever, Android has accounted for over half of the overall smartphone sales in key global markets over a 12 week period.
EXCLUSIVE: During the first half of 2012, Japan’s overall video game market was valued at ¥193.40 billion, up 0.7 percent over the same period last year, based on a 9.4 ...
We still don’t know if Grand Theft Auto V will make it to retail in time for Christmas, but even Rockstar’s mammoth IP is unlikely to prevent a year of ...
Laurie Krohn, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, outlines pressures on the boxed games industry and looks at what the future might hold..
A new report from DFC Intelligence predicts that digitally distributed games will account for 66 per cent of total overall games revenue by 2017.
While ISFE boasts an impressive survey of European gamers, NPD is for the first time sharing its data on non-new, non-boxed video game sales in the UK via MCV.
British gamers spent nearly £100m on pre-owned software during Q4 2011.
Before March this year, GAME and Gamestation were by far the UK’s biggest pre-owned game retailers.
Same-store sales at US retailer GameStop dropped 12.5 per cent year-on-year.
The money generated from overall game sales in the US during April has been estimated at a whopping $1bn.
System 3 boss and industry veteran Mark Cale explains why PS Vita has the potential to be an iPad-beater and what Sony could do to help the handheld prosper in ...
The launch of Prototype 2 helped the boxed market rise slightly over the prior week, with overall unit sales up five per cent to 441,401 games sold.
Nintendo’s early success in appealing to the mass market and new gamers has eventually lead to the company’s current struggles, president Satoru Iwata has admitted.
As part of its investor presentation last night, Nintendo revealed that Sony’s PS3 has taken control of the European hardware market since the turn of the year.
The collapse of GAME took a heavy toll on the UK games retail market last month.
The UK games market could be as much as £158m worse off due to the closure of 277 GAME stores.
UK games retail generated £14.1m last week – a dip of 21.2 per cent from the £17.9m made during the week prior.
Growth in digital has seen video games overtake movies as the most lucrative entertainment medium in the UK.
Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have stalled in their bids to become the next major players in video games, ERA reports.
The UK games retail market rallied last week thanks to the release of EA’s Mass Effect 3 and Capcom’s Street Fighter X Tekken.
The latest numbers from sales tracker NPD show that the US video games market suffered a 20 per cent year-on-year decline to $1.06bn in February.
You'd think distribution would be a less exciting part of the games industry, but you’d be wrong.
The launch of PlayStation Vita wasn’t enough to prevent a drop in sales last week, though a handful of exclusive games made it into the All Formats Top 40.