Entries in 'profits' (50)

Konami profits slip 40%

Konami profits slip 40%

Japanese publisher Konami has reported profits of $116.7m for the nine months ending December 31st – a 40 per cent year-on-year decline. Profits were down 18 per cent compared to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2010 at 4:23PM in News
Strong profits at Sony

Strong profits at Sony

Japanese electronics giant Sony has posted operating profits of $1.6bn for its third fiscal quarter – its first profit in five quarters. It’s a big improvement on the $197m loss ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2010 at 9:47AM in News
Profits up 866% at Capcom

Profits up 866% at Capcom

Capcom has reported net profits of YEN 1.73bn ($19.1m) for the nine months ending December 31st 2009 – a whopping 866 per cent increase on the same period a year ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2010 at 4:59PM in News
Nintendo suffers sales slump

Nintendo suffers sales slump

Though it was the star festive performer of 2009, platform holder Nintendo has reported a drop in both sales and profits for the nine months ending December 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2010 at 9:43AM in News

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Economics of Rock Band are “improving”

Economics of Rock Band are “improving”

The owner of MTV and developer Harmonix has stated that the financial outlook for its Rock Band series is rosier than it once was – though Viacom does admit that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2009 at 10:25AM in News
Konami predicts profit slump

Konami predicts profit slump

Ahead of the publication of firm numbers for its current financial year, publisher Konami has issued a stark word of caution to investors, warning them that the numbers are likely ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2009 at 9:54AM in News
Profits and revenues fall at Microsoft

Profits and revenues fall at Microsoft

Windows and Xbox platform holder Microsoft has reported its results for the first quarter of its 2010-2011 financial year, revealing falls in revenue and income for the three months ending ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2009 at 10:16AM in News
Record profits for Apple

Record profits for Apple

Apple has reported revenues of $9.87bn and net profits of $1.67bn for its fiscal fourth quarter - its most profitable ever. The company sold 7.4m iPhones during the quarter, up ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2009 at 11:23AM in News

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PlayStation revenues down 18%

PlayStation revenues down 18%

Sony has joined fellow platform holder Nintendo is posting year-on-year sales declines for its financial quarter ending June 30th, with revenues in its PlayStation business down 18 per cent year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2009 at 11:35AM in News
Games blamed as Amazon’s profits fall

Games blamed as Amazon’s profits fall

Despite a 14 per cent year-on-year increase in Amazon’s Q2 revenue at online retail colossus Amazon, the website has reported lower than expected profits for the last 12 months – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2009 at 10:34AM in News
HMV profits up 18.4%

HMV profits up 18.4%

Entertainment giant HMV Group has seen its annual revenues rise 4.4 per cent to £1.96 billion for the financial year ending April 25th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 30th 2009 at 10:52AM in News
NCsoft income rockets 315%

NCsoft income rockets 315%

MMO publisher NCsoft has banished the memories of a financially challenging 2008 with an impressive start to 2009 – net income for the quarter ending March 31st was up 315 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2009 at 10:50AM in News

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Home Retail Group profits fall by 24%

Home Retail Group profits fall by 24%

Home Retail Group has seen its profits slashed by a quarter, as the recession hits its Argos and Homebase brands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2009 at 3:46PM in News
HMV like-for-like sales climb 1.9%

HMV like-for-like sales climb 1.9%

Entertainment chain HMV is projecting fiscal year profits will meet high-end  market expectations, as annual and quarterly sales saw encouraging gains.

by Rob Crossley
on Apr 29th 2009 at 10:20AM in News
Microsoft suffers first ever quarterly drop

Microsoft suffers first ever quarterly drop

Global software and hardware company Microsoft has suffered its first quarterly drop in revenues and sales in its 23 years as a public company, though its Xbox operations remained one ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2009 at 11:21AM in News
Tesco profits pass £3bn

Tesco profits pass £3bn

The UK’s leading retailer Tesco has reported record pre-tax profits of £3.13bn for the year ending February 28th 2009 – a ten per cent increase over the same period a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2009 at 10:21AM in News

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Nokia profits plunge 90%

Nokia profits plunge 90%

2009 has proved to be a testing time for Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia, with the telecoms specialist reporting a 90 per cent fall in profits for Q1 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2009 at 4:13PM in News
Microsoft to cut 5,000 jobs

Microsoft to cut 5,000 jobs

Leading software developer and Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has confirmed the speculation that it is to slash 5,000 members of its global workforce following an 11 per cent year-on-year ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2009 at 4:50PM in News
Only 4% of games make a profit

Only 4% of games make a profit

California based research company Electronic Entertainment Design and Research has claimed that only four per cent of titles that make it to market go on to make a profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2008 at 10:28AM in News
Garriott quits as NCsoft profits tumble 50%

Garriott quits as NCsoft profits tumble 50%

Leading MMO developer and publisher NCsoft has reported a 50 per cent drop in profits for the financial quarter ending September 30th – and has also been dealt a blow ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2008 at 10:05AM in News
Activision reveals record $1.48bn revenues

Activision reveals record $1.48bn revenues

Activision has announced record financial results for the third fiscal quarter, with net revenues of $1.48 billion. An 80 per cent increase over the previous year, with net income at ...
Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 8th 2008 at 10:23AM in News
Funcom financially strong despite loss

Funcom financially strong despite loss

Funcom has suffered declining operating losses, as well as a decline in revenues during the fourth quarter of 2007.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 7th 2008 at 11:28AM in News
Konami sees double-digit growth

Konami sees double-digit growth

Konami has announced that group operating income for the nine months leading to December has leapt 20.4 per cent over the previous year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2008 at 10:10AM in News
DSGi suffers ‘disappointing’ Christmas

DSGi suffers ‘disappointing’ Christmas

DSGi has lowered its profit expectations by £40 – £50 million for the year, following disappointing sales over the Christmas period. For the 11 weeks ended December 29th 2007, like ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Jan 3rd 2008 at 3:21PM in News
Nintendo half-year profits double

Nintendo half-year profits double

Nintendo’s year-on-year first-half profit and sales figures have doubled after the continued success of Wii and DS.

The company has now raised its profit outlook to a record for the ...
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 25th 2007 at 11:03AM in News