Entries in 'playstation 2' (19)

OPINION: Farewell to the PS2, the greatest console the world has ever known

OPINION: Farewell to the PS2, the greatest console the world has ever known

I vividly remember the first time I experienced PS2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 9:53AM in News
The end of era - Sony has produced its last ever PS2

The end of era - Sony has produced its last ever PS2

Sony has confirmed that it has ceased all production of the mighty PlayStation 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 8:55AM in News
Japanese PS2 production halted - the first step toward PS4?

Japanese PS2 production halted - the first step toward PS4?

Sony has stopped manufacturing the amazingly successful PS2 in Japan.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 10:58AM in News
Sony's games division suffers £29m Q1 loss

Sony's games division suffers £29m Q1 loss

Sony's games division has posted a $45m (£28.9m) operating loss for the quarter ending June 30th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 10:28AM in News

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PlayStation 2 hits 150m sales

PlayStation 2 hits 150m sales

Almost 11 years on from its Japanese debut in March 2000, Sony's PlayStation 2 has now passed 150m unit sales across the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 12:04PM in News
DS breaks UK games console sales record

DS breaks UK games console sales record

Nintendo DS has become the biggest-selling games hardware in UK chart history, surpassing 10 million units sold, MCV can reveal.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 10th 2009 at 8:00AM in News
'PS2 is dead'

'PS2 is dead'

Some of the UK's leading developers and publishers have discussed PS2's relevance to the domestic market with MCV – and it appears the console may be bowing out sooner than ...
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 13th 2008 at 4:50PM in News
Activision set for PS2 release blitz

Activision set for PS2 release blitz

Following the success of Kung Fu Panda and LEGO Indiana Jones on PS2, publisher Activision is set to release a plethora of big titles for Sony’s last generation console.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 29th 2008 at 4:09PM in News

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PS3 sales rocket in Sony financials

PS3 sales rocket in Sony financials

Sony has revealed huge like-for-like rises in PS3 hardware and software in its Q1 financials.

by Neil Long
on Jul 29th 2008 at 5:34PM in News
New PS2 coming to Europe

New PS2 coming to Europe

Sony is to launch a new slimmed-down version of PS2 in Europe in October – as predicted by MCV back last year.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 3rd 2008 at 2:57PM in News
Wii beats PS2 software record

Wii beats PS2 software record

Around 50 million games were sold for Nintendo’s Wii during its first 18 months on the market, according to the platform holder.

by Tim Ingham
on May 22nd 2008 at 12:49PM in News
Sony forecasts 10m PS3 sales in 2008-2009

Sony forecasts 10m PS3 sales in 2008-2009

Sony expects to sell 10 million PS3 units in the next financial year.

by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 3:21PM in News

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PS2 outsells PS3 in FY 2008

PS2 outsells PS3 in FY 2008

Global PS2 sales may have declined by over a million units in Sony's last fiscal year, but the console was still the firm's leading light in the 12 month ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 2:04PM in News
PlayStation FY losses shrink

PlayStation FY losses shrink

Sony’s PlayStation division logged an operating loss of 124.5 billion Japanese Yen ($1.18bn), shrinking from the 232.3 billion ($2.2bn) loss reported a year earlier.

by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 11:46AM in News
PS2 drives EA’s record revenue

PS2 drives EA’s record revenue

Electronic Arts has revealed that its software took more revenue from PS2 than any other home console during its FY 2007-2008 - helping the firm take more than $3 billion ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 11:24AM in News
New low-price ‘compact’ PS2 to arrive in 2008

New low-price ‘compact’ PS2 to arrive in 2008

Thought PlayStation 2 hardware sales were going to quietly disappear after the revenue frenzy of Christmas? Think again – Sony is preparing to introduce a new, cut-price model of the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2007 at 9:48AM in News

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Is the end in sight for PS2?

Is the end in sight for PS2?

Jeetil Patel, analyst for Deutsche Bank, has claimed that the most successful console the world has ever seen, the PS2, could be finally approaching the end of its days following ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2007 at 3:59PM in News
Trade calls for pre-Xmas PS2 price reduction

Trade calls for pre-Xmas PS2 price reduction

Leading industry figures have called on Sony to drop the suggested retail price of PS2 as the console nears the final stages of its hugely successful lifecycle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2007 at 2:40PM in News
PS2 to top market until 2009

PS2 to top market until 2009

US website Business Week has reported that it believes PS2 will continue to outsell every other machine on the market – including Xbox 360, Wii and PS3 – until well ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2007 at 3:15PM in News