Entries in 'profit' (22)

PS4 hardware already profitable; Half of owners subscribed to PS+

PS4 hardware already profitable; Half of owners subscribed to PS+

Sony’s has bucked traditional hardware sales modelling by achieving a profit on each PS4 sold just six months after launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 3:22PM in News
Steam Machine business 'will be challenging' says Alienware

Steam Machine business 'will be challenging' says Alienware

Valve’s Steam Machines will be the least profitable hardware Alienware has sold in its history, the gaming PC manufacturer has said.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on May 20th 2014 at 1:35PM in News
Tencent profits exceed $1bn in Q1

Tencent profits exceed $1bn in Q1

Tencent raked in nearly $3 billion in revenue during the first three months of 2014.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 16th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Strong PS4 sales unable to stop Sony posting another loss

Strong PS4 sales unable to stop Sony posting another loss

Sony’s gaming division has, as expected, posted its fourth annual loss in five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 9:47AM in News

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'Solid sales' for MGS5: Ground Zeroes can't stop Konami sales drop

'Solid sales' for MGS5: Ground Zeroes can't stop Konami sales drop

Konami has reported a 37 per cent decrease in video game sales for the year ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 1:31PM in News
Strong Q4 leads to annual profit for EA; US Titanfall sales revealed and Respawn deal extended

Strong Q4 leads to annual profit for EA; US Titanfall sales revealed and Respawn deal extended

A decline in physical sales was not enough to stop a strong Q4 help EA to an annual profit for the year ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Wii U fell just short of Nintendo’s already reduced sales forecasts in Nintendo’s last financial year, leading to a third straight annual loss for the firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
iPad sales slump, although iPhone growth continues

iPad sales slump, although iPhone growth continues

While Apple’s iPhone continues to grow its sales, its iPad tablets are failing to do the same.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 24th 2014 at 12:25PM in News

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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
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