Entries in 'North America' (27)

PS Vita Pets tabbed for June launch in North America, Europe

PS Vita Pets tabbed for June launch in North America, Europe

PS Vita Pets will launch this June in North America and Europe, Sony has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:10AM in News
Codemasters and Namco Bandai extend distribution deal

Codemasters and Namco Bandai extend distribution deal

Namco Bandai will continue distributing Codemasters games throughout 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
Sony acknowledges western interest in Vita TV greater than expected

Sony acknowledges western interest in Vita TV greater than expected

Western interest in the recently-revealed Playstation Vita TV has exceeded Sony’s expectations, according to senior vice president Masayasu Ito.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 7:02AM in News
Report: 12 GB PS3 headed to North America this month

Report: 12 GB PS3 headed to North America this month

A 12 GB flash-based model of the PS3 will reportedly hit US and Canadian retailers later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 14th 2013 at 7:55AM in News

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Rumour: Black 3DS XL model lands at US and Canada retail this week

Rumour: Black 3DS XL model lands at US and Canada retail this week

A black model of Nintendo’s 3DS XL line looks to be on its way to shelves in North America, according to an ad promoting the hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2013 at 6:35AM in News
Wii U Virtual Console hits North America, Europe launch imminent

Wii U Virtual Console hits North America, Europe launch imminent

Nintendo has announced the Wii U Virtual Console has launched in North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 27th 2013 at 11:55AM in News
Gree nabs four more North American indie devs

Gree nabs four more North American indie devs

GREE has announced the signing of four additional North America-based indie devlopers for its mobile games platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 8th 2012 at 7:09AM in News
Gree picks up North American indie devs

Gree picks up North American indie devs

Social and mobile games publisher Gree has revealed partnerships with a handful of North American-based independent developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2012 at 7:15AM in News

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Assassin's Creed III Limited Edition announced for North America

Assassin's Creed III Limited Edition announced for North America

Ubisoft has revealed a Limited Edition of Assassin’s Creed III exclusive to North America and Latin America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2012 at 3:07PM in News
Gioteck grows US presence with Solutions 2 Go deal

Gioteck grows US presence with Solutions 2 Go deal

The UK games industry may be visiting America for E3 this week, but some firms are establishing a more permanent foothold over the pond. 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 7th 2012 at 2:51PM in News
Way of the Samurai 4 gets Western release

Way of the Samurai 4 gets Western release

XSeed Games is bringing acclaimed PS3 title Way of the Samurai 4 to PSN in the US one year after its Japan release.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 5th 2012 at 10:39AM in News
Ridge Racer hits retail in March

Ridge Racer hits retail in March

Ridge Racer Unbounded will race to UK retailers on March 2nd 2012 and North America a few days later.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 4th 2011 at 10:59AM in News

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Dark Souls ships 1.5m units

Dark Souls ships 1.5m units

Namco Bandai’s rock hard RPG Dark Souls has reached 1.5m shipments worldwide in just over one month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 10:17AM in News
US market posts annual gain in February

US market posts annual gain in February

The US video games market managed to reverse a run of losses in February by posting year-on-year growth of three per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 8:42AM in News
Sony claims October software victory

Sony claims October software victory

While Microsoft has claimed a notable victory in the US hardware market last month, Sony has highlighted the strength of PS3s software sales in its response to NPDs latest report ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2010 at 3:55PM in News
Capcom appoints new US and Euro CEO

Capcom appoints new US and Euro CEO

Publisher Capcom has announced the appointment of Kazuhiko Abe as CEO and president of Capcom Europe and Capcom USA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 5:27PM in News

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NPD: April stung by 17% sales slide

NPD: April stung by 17% sales slide

The US videogame market has seen its second successive fall in sales, dropping 17 per cent year-on-year.

by Rob Crossley
on May 15th 2009 at 10:12AM in News
USA: STALKER Clear Sky suffers delay

USA: STALKER Clear Sky suffers delay

The North American release of GSC’s anticipated PC FPS prequel STAKLER: Clear Sky has been delayed for what is claimed to be ‘a few days’ following an error with the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2008 at 12:06PM in News
US: Dualshock 3 hits stores next week

US: Dualshock 3 hits stores next week

Whilst Japanese gamers have been able to rumble along with their PS3 games since November, the Western market has to date had to make do with the rumble-less Sixaxis – ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2008 at 5:03PM in News
US: Smash Bros is Nintendo’s fastest selling title

US: Smash Bros is Nintendo’s fastest selling title

Having shifted a considerable 1.4 million units since its release in the territory on March 9th, Wii title Super Smash Bros Brawl has officially become the fastest selling Nintendo game ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2008 at 9:42AM in News
US: Nintendo and Sony bullish over Feb figures

US: Nintendo and Sony bullish over Feb figures

Following NPD’s games industry report for North America in February, Nintendo and Sony have responded in bullish fashion and spoken positively about the year ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2008 at 10:00AM in News
US: Microsoft confident as spend on 360 beats rivals

US: Microsoft confident as spend on 360 beats rivals

Microsoft’s response to NPD’s February sales figures may have been comparatively muted, but its confidence ahead of the release of Rockstar’s GTAIV is still clear to see.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2008 at 9:57AM in News
US: Microsoft predicts February sales loss

US: Microsoft predicts February sales loss

Ahead of the release of the official North American NPD sales figures for February, Microsoft has conceded that its Xbox 360 was most likely outsold by Sony’s PS3 last month ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2008 at 9:28AM in News
Fils-Aime: Wii will surpass 360 by June in US

Fils-Aime: Wii will surpass 360 by June in US

Outspoken NoA boss Reggie Fils-Aime has, according to Bloomberg, stated that he expects the installed base of Nintendo’s Wii console to surpass that of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 by June ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2008 at 2:24PM in News
PES gets North American name change

PES gets North American name change

IGN is reporting that Konami’s popular footballing series is to undergo a name change in North America – dropping the Winning Eleven formula and instead adopting the until-now European-only Pro ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2008 at 11:27AM in News