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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
Square Enix says goodbye to losses, posts profit

Square Enix says goodbye to losses, posts profit

It might be a tough market out there, but Japanese publisher Square Enix has enjoyed a strong year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2012 at 10:14AM in News
Minecraft on 360 breaks XBLA sales records

Minecraft on 360 breaks XBLA sales records

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has smashed all previous Xbox Live Arcade sales records after selling the most units in just 24 hours.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 1:46PM in News
Sony reports £3.5bn annual loss

Sony reports £3.5bn annual loss

Japanese electronics giant Sony has reported a ¥456.7bn (£3.5bn) loss for the year ended March 31st 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2012 at 9:14AM in News

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Namco Bandai profits rise 20%

Namco Bandai profits rise 20%

Namco Bandai has generated gross profit of £1.3bn (¥167.5bn) for its financial year ending March 2012, but expects fewer games to arrive over the next 12 months.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 8th 2012 at 6:37PM in News
Capcom profits down after "sluggish" year

Capcom profits down after "sluggish" year

It may not have impressed critics, but Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City has delivered the goods for Capcom at retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2012 at 11:18AM in News
HMV poised to return to profitability

HMV poised to return to profitability

Sales at entertainment retailer HMV fell 19.4 per cent year-on-year for the 52 week ending April 28th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2012 at 8:38AM in News
Draw Something dev making $100k a day

Draw Something dev making $100k a day

Draw Something, the newest App Store sensation that brings Pictionary-like gaming to mobiles and tablets, is reportedly making more than $100,000 each day for its creators.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 19th 2012 at 2:56PM in News

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Take-Two profits drop to $14.2m

Take-Two profits drop to $14.2m

Take-Two has reported a 65 per cent drop in profit to $14.2m for its fiscal Q3 ending December 31st 2011.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2012 at 10:11AM in News
Iwata: 3DS has proved handheld market is alive

Iwata: 3DS has proved handheld market is alive

The rejuvenation of 3DS has proved wrong those who though the smartphone boom had destroyed the handheld market, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2012 at 9:18AM in News
Nintendo reverses profit forecasts

Nintendo reverses profit forecasts

Having previously predicted that it would post a small profit for the year ending March 31st, Nintendo has now said it expects to make a loss following a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2012 at 8:40AM in News
Xbox drives Microsoft EDD to record sales

Xbox drives Microsoft EDD to record sales

A successful Christmas for Xbox 360 hardware and software saw Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices division post record sales of $4.24bn for the Christmas quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2012 at 9:02AM in News

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New web retailer shares pre-owned revenue with publishers

New web retailer shares pre-owned revenue with publishers

An internet rental specialist has promised to share its used game profits with publishers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 13th 2011 at 4:59PM in News
Take-Two reports increased losses

Take-Two reports increased losses

Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two has reported a drop in revenues and increased losses for the quarter ending September 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2011 at 9:09AM in News
Activision profits triple as digital surpasses boxed

Activision profits triple as digital surpasses boxed

Call of Duty and World of Warcraft publisher Activision has reported a near tripling of profits for the quarter ending September 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2011 at 8:35AM in News
Revenues jump, profits fall at Zynga

Revenues jump, profits fall at Zynga

Zynga’s revenue for the third calendar quarter nearly doubled to reach a new record, but the firm’s exorbitant investments continue to squeeze profits.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2011 at 12:16PM in News

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Sega Sammy reports revenue and profit falls

Sega Sammy reports revenue and profit falls

Japanese gaming giant Sega Sammy Holdings has reported a fall in both revenue and profit for the six months ending September 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2011 at 9:32AM in News
Xbox division posts another quarter of growth

Xbox division posts another quarter of growth

Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division has reported another annual revenue increase, though falling Xbox 360 sales hint that perhaps thoughts in some quarters have turned to the next generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2011 at 8:25AM in News
Zynga gets its first taste of economic slowdown

Zynga gets its first taste of economic slowdown

Casual games giant and CityVille publisher Zynga has reported a slight slow down in growth for the first time in its history during its June quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2011 at 10:05AM in News
GameStop profit dips 23% in Q2

GameStop profit dips 23% in Q2

Retail giant GameStop saw year-on-year profit fall from $40.3m to $30.9m during its fiscal quarter ending July 30th.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2011 at 7:16PM in News
Nintendo losing money on every 3DS sold

Nintendo losing money on every 3DS sold

A report from Bloomberg Japan translated by Andriasang claims that Nintendo will lose money on every 3DS it sells once yesterday’s price cut is introduced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2011 at 10:25AM in News
Smurfs make up for Capcom’s console dip

Smurfs make up for Capcom’s console dip

Japanese publisher Capcom has reported a drop in sales for the quarter ending June 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2011 at 1:39PM in News
EA “relaxed” about Star wars Old Republic prospects

EA “relaxed” about Star wars Old Republic prospects

We’re no closer to nailing down a firm release date for the game, but a calm and considered EA spoke confidently about its hopes and expectation for BioWare MMO Star ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2011 at 11:33AM in News
Skies darken above Nokia

Skies darken above Nokia

Finnish firm Nokia, once the giant of the mobile phone scene, has sent a chilling warning to investors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2011 at 9:29AM in News
PlayStation division on the up

PlayStation division on the up

Sony's Networked Products and Services division, the home of its PlayStation business, has recorded an operating profit of YEN 35.6bn (£267m) for the fiscal year ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2011 at 9:24AM in News