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Pre-owned claims 50% of GameStop profit

Pre-owned claims 50% of GameStop profit

GameStop has revealed that sales of pre-owned game products accounted for 47.4 per cent of the company’s profit for the three months ending October 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2010 at 2:23PM in News
LGC 2010: Old Republic ‘will never be profitable’

LGC 2010: Old Republic ‘will never be profitable’

Speaking to the audience at last night London Games Conference, Bigpoint CEO Heiko Hubertz has warned that upcoming high-profile MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic will never produce a profit ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2010 at 10:54AM in News
FFXIV woes dog Square Enix

FFXIV woes dog Square Enix

Square Enix has reported disappointing numbers of its second quarter ending September 30th 2010, with operating income plummeting from ¥13.091bn last year to ¥5.712bn this time out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2010 at 8:29AM in News
Profit creeps up at Activision Blizzard

Profit creeps up at Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard has reported a net profit of $51 for the quarter ending September 30th 2010, up on the $15m it recorded in the same period the year before,

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2010 at 8:11AM in News

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Sega Sammy reduces games losses

Sega Sammy reduces games losses

Japanese publisher Sega Sammy has reduced its gaming losses for the first half of its financial year on the back of strong video games software sales which helped propel the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 11:16AM in News
PlayStation division returns to profit

PlayStation division returns to profit

The Networked Product and Services Division of Sony, which houses amongst many things its PlayStation operations, has reported an operating profit of ¥6.9bn ($86m) in its fiscal Q2 – a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 9:24AM in News
Kinect priced for profit

Kinect priced for profit

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has claimed that it will be selling each £130 Kinect motion camera for a profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 9:18AM in News
Square Enix reports strong Q2

Square Enix reports strong Q2

Japanese publisher and developer Square Enix has reported an impressive 814 per cent year-on-year increase in operating profit to YEN 5,434m for the quarter ending June 30th 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2010 at 12:50PM in News

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Income explodes at Konami

Income explodes at Konami

Konami’s latest quarterly financials report a massive 244.7 per cent year-on-year jump in net income to YEN 1,265m compared to the 93.5 per cent dip it suffered in the same ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 6:49PM in News
Sony expected to report profit

Sony expected to report profit

Sony’s financial Q1 is set to bring with it a significant boost in operating profit, according to a report in Japanese paper Nikkei, as spotted by Andriasang.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2010 at 3:46PM in News
Xbox 360 sales down year-on-year

Xbox 360 sales down year-on-year

Microsoft has revealed that it sold 10.3m Xbox 360 consoles in the year ending June 30th – down from the 11.2m it sold in the same period the year before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2010 at 11:04AM in News
Move priced for profit

Move priced for profit

UPDATE: Sony has contacted MCV to say that the Move controller will retail for £24.99, the same price as the PlayStation Eye.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2010 at 2:23PM in News

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Losses reduced at Disney Interactive

Losses reduced at Disney Interactive

Disney Interactive Media has reported losses for both the fiscal quarter and half ending April 3rd this year.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on May 12th 2010 at 12:10PM in News
Namco Bandai posts $312m loss

Namco Bandai posts $312m loss

Publisher Namco Bandai has reported a $312m loss for the fiscal year ending March 31st 2010, a sharp dip from the $126m profit reported in the year before. Revenues hit ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2010 at 1:04PM in News
Year-on-year declines at Majesco

Year-on-year declines at Majesco

US publisher Majesco has reported net revenues of $29.2m for its first quarter ending January 31st – down from the $32.8m seen in the same period in 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2010 at 5:12PM in News
Profits up 68% at Square Enix

Profits up 68% at Square Enix

Square Enix has reported an operating income of YEN 21.4bn for the nine months ending December 31st 2009, a jump of 67.7 per cent year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2010 at 10:14AM in News

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Sega Sammy back in the black

Sega Sammy back in the black

Japanese publisher Sega Sammy has reported a net income of $189.5m for the nine months ending December 31st. The news is all the sweeter for the firm as in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2010 at 1:46PM in News
Home is a “sticky experience”

Home is a “sticky experience”

Despite widespread scepticism concerning Sony’s virtual world Home, the service continues to track record user levels and is making a profit for the platform holder, PSN boss Peter Dille has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2010 at 9:25AM in News
Namco: ’09 was “an uphill battle”

Namco: ’09 was “an uphill battle”

Japanese publisher Namco Bandai has reported a loss of £81.3m for the nine months ending December 31st 2009 – a sharp drop from the £62.3m profit it saw in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2010 at 12:06PM in News
Apple profits soar 50%

Apple profits soar 50%

Tech lifestyle leader Apple has revealed a 50 per cent year-on-year jump in profits for the quarter ending December 26th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2010 at 9:45AM in News
Google revenues surge 17%

Google revenues surge 17%

It seems that global economic slowdown has yet to reach the sunny vistas of California’s Mountain View with news that Google’s revenues enjoyed a year-on-year increase of 17 per cent ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2010 at 2:32PM in News
Annual Take Two losses hit $137.9m

Annual Take Two losses hit $137.9m

North American publisher Take Two has reported losses of $137.9m for its fiscal year ending October 31st. This compares to a net income of $97.1m last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2009 at 9:49AM in News
Tesco sales rise year-on-year

Tesco sales rise year-on-year

Leading UK supermarket chain Tesco has seen its annual Q3 sales increase 2.8 per cent year-on-year with ‘heavy discounting’ named as one of the chief reasons for its success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2009 at 12:18PM in News
Take Two not expecting profit this year

Take Two not expecting profit this year

Though the title means little to consumers on this side of the Atlantic, the disappointing performance of 2K Sports’ Major League Baseball has lead to parent company Take Two cutting ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2009 at 9:41AM in News
Losses increase at Playlogic

Losses increase at Playlogic

Amsterdam-based publisher Playlogic suffered a net loss of $6.7m for the nine months ending September 30th – a significant increase on the $2m loss suffered in the same period a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2009 at 11:56AM in News