Entries in 'market' (293)

Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £13.3m

Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £13.3m

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. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 9:27AM in News
Capcom: New Resident Evil can defy the market

Capcom: New Resident Evil can defy the market

Resident Evil pre-order numbers are through the roof, Capcom says.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 29th 2012 at 4:00PM in News
Sega dev: The console market can only get smaller

Sega dev: The console market can only get smaller

One of the most successful Japanese console game developers has predicted that the console market will continue to shrink and in its place will rise a stronger, dominant portable games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2012 at 1:51PM in News
FEATURE: Have we lost the kids games market?

FEATURE: Have we lost the kids games market?

It was September 2003 when THQ released Finding Nemo.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 22nd 2012 at 8:01AM in News

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Apple stock exceeds $500

Apple stock exceeds $500

The stock in computing behemoth Apple has exceeded $500 per share for the very first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2012 at 9:44AM in News
Top five kids gaming sites' share of TV ad market

Top five kids gaming sites' share of TV ad market

Children's social gaming sites such as Moshi Monsters accounted for almost ten per cent of all video game TV advertising last month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 10th 2012 at 6:18PM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market generates £12.1m

Software Sales Monitor: Market generates £12.1m

The UK games retail market remained steady with £12.1m generated from video game sales – the same as the week prior.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2012 at 9:27AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

The UK games retail market had a tough start to the New Year. Overall revenue generated for week one stood at £20.9m – a dip of 34.9 per cent year-on-year ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2012 at 10:25AM in News

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HMV backing away from video games

HMV backing away from video games

The competition from supermarkets and online retailers has lead HMV to admit that it is reconsidering its interest in the video games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2012 at 9:53AM in News
UK video games market falls 13% in 2011

UK video games market falls 13% in 2011

The overall UK video game market was worth £2.52bn in 2011 according to the latest UKIE figures. That represents a year-on-year drop of 13 per cent from £2.88bn and a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2012 at 1:46PM in News
Japanese market declines 8% in 2011

Japanese market declines 8% in 2011

The Japanese video games market suffered an overall decline of eight per cent year-on-year in 2011, according to the latest Famitsu data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2012 at 10:19AM in News
Ad vans reach over 30,000 gamers

Ad vans reach over 30,000 gamers

A fleet of vans with exterior screens have promoted games to tens of thousands of consumers across UK cities.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 2nd 2012 at 9:00AM in News

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2011 REVIEW: What MW3 vs BF3 says about the market

2011 REVIEW: What MW3 vs BF3 says about the market

It was supposed to be the fight that would define the year. Call of Duty had met its match. For the first time ever, the game was to go up against ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 26th 2011 at 1:00PM in News
EA: Battlefield 3 stole market share from Modern Warfare 3

EA: Battlefield 3 stole market share from Modern Warfare 3

Peter Moore, the high-profile COO of publisher EA, has insisted that its recent release Battlefield 3 successfully captured a slice of Modern Warfare 3’s market share.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2011 at 12:14PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 topped Sainsbury's sales list

Modern Warfare 3 topped Sainsbury's sales list

In its first week of release, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the single best selling product at supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2011 at 9:15AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market makes £60.9m

Software Sales Monitor: Market makes £60.9m

The UK games market fell by 50 per cent week-on-week. But that’s not bad news – it still generated £60.9m compared to last week’s record high of £120.8m.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 25th 2011 at 9:28AM in News

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Nintendo returns to the casual market for next 3DS push

Nintendo returns to the casual market for next 3DS push

The key to rejuvenating the 3DS in the market place could be a return to the mainstream markets, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2011 at 12:34PM in News
US market grows - but not by much

US market grows - but not by much

The US video games market managed to grow year-on-year in October, but by a far smaller margin that some analysts had predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 8:27AM in News
MW3 vs BF3 - has EA won market share?

MW3 vs BF3 - has EA won market share?

Battlefield 3 sold really well. Modern Warfare 3 sold really, REALLY well. But who won the war?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 2:41PM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market dips 19%

Software Sales Monitor: Market dips 19%

The boxed games market value fell to £31.7m this week down from last week’s £39.1m – a change of 18.9 per cent.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 10th 2011 at 11:22AM in News
Digital games market to reach $50bn in five years

Digital games market to reach $50bn in five years

The global digital games market will more than double over the next five years to $53 billion, a research company has claimed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 9th 2011 at 12:26PM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps 36%

Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps 36%

It was a big week for the UK games market, with the total value up by 36 per cent to £39.1m, and unit sales up by 31 per cent to ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 3rd 2011 at 3:00PM in News
EA: Digital success helps grow boxed sales

EA: Digital success helps grow boxed sales

Publisher EA has countered the belief that digital will eventually cannibalise the packaged games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2011 at 2:12PM in News
8 reasons why the UK games market is still strong

8 reasons why the UK games market is still strong

There’s no denying that the video games industry has faced tough times in Britain but things are certainly nowhere near as bleak some would have you think. MCV highlights some of ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 20th 2011 at 2:05PM in News
Core games star in strong September

Core games star in strong September

A big month for core gaming helped UK games retailers take £125.6m during September.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2011 at 11:03AM in News