Entries in 'profit' (119)

Square Enix: DRM boosts profit, will be essential for the foreseeable future

Square Enix: DRM boosts profit, will be essential for the foreseeable future

An American Square Enix exec has insisted that the consumer backlash against DRM will not prevent its ongoing implementation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 4:16PM in News
Rogue Legacy was profitable after just one hour

Rogue Legacy was profitable after just one hour

Indie platformer Rogue Legacy reclaimed its development costs after one hour on sale, selling 100,000 copies in its first week.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Mar 18th 2014 at 12:03PM in News
Payday 2 getting two more years of content as Brothers finally hits profit

Payday 2 getting two more years of content as Brothers finally hits profit

Starbreeze has revealed the extent of its remarkable turnaround.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2014 at 11:15AM in News
$308m loss for EA in Q3

$308m loss for EA in Q3

EA has reported a $308m GAAP net loss for the quarter ending December 31st – a big decline on the $45m loss reported in the same quarter last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 9:57AM in News

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Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata is to take a 50 per cent cut in wages following the company’s predicted net loss in its latest set of financials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 9:23AM in News
Tomb Raider has finally broken even

Tomb Raider has finally broken even

Square Enix’s Tomb Raider reboot has finally recouped its development costs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 12:12PM in News
Resident Evil 5 overtakes Street Fighter II to become Capcom's best ever seller

Resident Evil 5 overtakes Street Fighter II to become Capcom's best ever seller

2009 action outing Resident Evil 5 is now Capcom’s best selling game ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 2:39PM in News
PS3 sales up but Sony reports quarterly losses

PS3 sales up but Sony reports quarterly losses

Sony’s PlayStation division has reported an ¥800m operating loss (£5m) for the quarter ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 2:25PM in News

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Sony hopes to recoup PS4 unit losses via game and subscription sales

Sony hopes to recoup PS4 unit losses via game and subscription sales

The PlayStation 4 console will be sold at a loss, Sony has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 11:51AM in News
Microsoft selling Xbox One hardware at a profit

Microsoft selling Xbox One hardware at a profit

Xbox chief marketing officer Yusuf Mehdi has claimed that Microsoft will not make a loss on each Xbox One it sells.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Payday 2 achieves profitability a week ahead of launch

Payday 2 achieves profitability a week ahead of launch

Developer Starbreeze Studios has announced that Payday 2, which isn’t even released until next week, has already hit profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 11:13AM in News
Nintendo sold 160,000 Wii U's in three months ending June, is outsold by Wii

Nintendo sold 160,000 Wii U's in three months ending June, is outsold by Wii

Only 160,000 Wii U consoles were sold worldwide in the quarter ending June 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2013 at 9:36AM in News

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Operating profit up 4331% at Puzzle & Dragons maker GungHo

Operating profit up 4331% at Puzzle & Dragons maker GungHo

Puzzle & Dragons creator GungHo saw operating profit climb 4,331.2 per cent per cent year-on-year for the six months ending June 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Revenue up and profit down as Apple posts growing iPhone sales and declining iPad numbers

Revenue up and profit down as Apple posts growing iPhone sales and declining iPad numbers

Apple has posted higher than expected profit amidst growing sales of its iPhone 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 12:07PM in News
Microsoft: Console still accounts for 42% of the total video games market

Microsoft: Console still accounts for 42% of the total video games market

With Microsoft and Sony about the throw millions and millions of pounds at launching their next-gen consoles, some observers may quite rightly ask one question – why?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
GungHo's Puzzle & Dragons makes $3.76m per day

GungHo's Puzzle & Dragons makes $3.76m per day

Japanese smartphone game Puzzle & Dragons is making some serious cash for owner GungHo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2013 at 3:12PM in News

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Square Enix promises reforms as profit flips to loss

Square Enix promises reforms as profit flips to loss

“Various strategic reforms” are on the way for Square Enix after the company confirmed a year of losses for the 12 months ending March 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2013 at 10:51AM in News
Nintendo misses income target by half, posts second successive annual loss; Wii U sells 3.45m units

Nintendo misses income target by half, posts second successive annual loss; Wii U sells 3.45m units

As predicted by analysts, Nintendo has failed to return to profitability and posted its second successive annual loss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2013 at 9:03AM in News
There's still money to be made on PC, insists Capcom

There's still money to be made on PC, insists Capcom

PC versions of triple-A releases still tend to get less love than the console SKUs, but profit still awaits those who properly plan a PC release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2013 at 3:33PM in News
Wii U hardware is profitable for Nintendo after one game purchase

Wii U hardware is profitable for Nintendo after one game purchase

Nintendo might be selling Wii U hardware at a loss, but each sale should still result in a profit for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2012 at 11:48AM in News
Crysis struggles to break even as dev ponders free-to-play switch

Crysis struggles to break even as dev ponders free-to-play switch

It’s one of the biggest triple-A franchises in gaming – so it might surprise you to learn that Crysis is struggling to break even.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2012 at 12:29PM in News
DeNA's influence grows as revenues and profits jump

DeNA's influence grows as revenues and profits jump

Japanese social games giant DeNA has reported a 45 per cent jump in quarterly revenue to $627m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2012 at 11:25AM in News
Apple's three-monthly profits hit $8.2bn

Apple's three-monthly profits hit $8.2bn

The on-going strength of iPad and iPhone has propelled Apple to yet another quarter of astonishing profits.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2012 at 11:11AM in News
Square Enix on track for FY2013 sales and income boost

Square Enix on track for FY2013 sales and income boost

Japanese publisher Square Enix believes it is on track to see an increase in both net sales and net income for the current financial year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2012 at 9:35AM in News
Digital growth keeps Future on track

Digital growth keeps Future on track

Future PLC has revealed strong digital revenue growth in its interim results for the half-year ended March 31st 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 9:13AM in News