Entries in 'pressure' (12)

King: We don't feel pressure to top Candy Crush

King: We don't feel pressure to top Candy Crush

Social media giant King says it does not feel the pressure to make another Candy Crush-sized hit.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2014 at 2:19PM in News
Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

The reality of the challenge confronting Wii U has finally struck Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
$100m Disney Infinity "under tremendous pressure" to succeed - report

$100m Disney Infinity "under tremendous pressure" to succeed - report

The success or otherwise of Disney Infinity could decide the ultimate fate of Disney’s video games ambitions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 3:09PM in News
$400 PS4 "puts no pressure" on Wii U, Fils-Aime believes

$400 PS4 "puts no pressure" on Wii U, Fils-Aime believes

The impending arrival of the next generation of consoles poses not threat to Nintendo. Wii U, the company’s American boss has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 8:51AM in News

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Persson confesses to feeling the pressure after Minecraft success

Persson confesses to feeling the pressure after Minecraft success

20m sales and counting – indie hit Minecraft is one of the most remarkable successes in the history of gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2013 at 3:44PM in News
ANALYSIS: Digital pressure on retail

ANALYSIS: Digital pressure on retail

Laurie Krohn, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, outlines pressures on the boxed games industry and looks at what the future might hold..

on Jul 4th 2012 at 3:42PM in News
Treyarch not under pressure

Treyarch not under pressure

Publisher Activision put no pressure on Treyarch to break the sales records shattered by Call of Duty: Black Ops' predecessor Modern Warfare 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2011 at 10:57AM in News
Pressure mounts on Riccitiello

Pressure mounts on Riccitiello

John Riccitiello’s job at the helm of global games publisher could be under threat if the latest talk from US market analysts is to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2010 at 5:46PM in News

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Wii RRP under pressure

Wii RRP under pressure

The RRP of Wii is looking shakier than ever – as retail dramatically slashes the price of Nintendo’s console and Microsoft drops its powerful 360 Elite to under £200.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2009 at 12:49PM in News
Reeves: Profit is a “specific pressure” for PlayStation business

Reeves: Profit is a “specific pressure” for PlayStation business

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president David Reeves has stated that Sony’s PlayStation division is on target to “alleviate” the “specific pressure” it has come under for failing to post a ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2009 at 11:25AM in News
Will Wright ‘concerned’ by Spore hype

Will Wright ‘concerned’ by Spore hype

Legendary games designer Will Wright has admitted that he believes his upcoming release Spore has been over-hyped, and that the building anticipation for his game is concerning him.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2008 at 11:13AM in News
Sony under pressure to slash PS3 price

Sony under pressure to slash PS3 price

Following Microsoft’s official confirmation of a price drop across its entire Xbox 360 range, Strategy Analytics has stated that the move will put pressure on Sony to follow suit with ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2008 at 10:54AM in News