Entries in 'Publishers' (117)

Sony: Project Morpheus is an easier sell to indies than publishers

Sony: Project Morpheus is an easier sell to indies than publishers

Despite Facebook’s entry into the virtual reality market doesn’t mean the sector won’t be led by indie developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 11:09AM in News
Publishers demanding console price cuts next month - report

Publishers demanding console price cuts next month - report

Sony and Microsoft will cut the price of PS3 and Xbox 360 next month, a US analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
DayZ success should serve as a warning for publishers, Hall claims

DayZ success should serve as a warning for publishers, Hall claims

Traditional publishers should be worried by the phenomenal success of DayZ, creator Dean Hall has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
Publishers ready to engage YouTube in copyright battle

Publishers ready to engage YouTube in copyright battle

Video creators who have suddenly been hit with copyright claims on their YouTube videos are being offered a helping hand by publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 12:36PM in News

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LGC: PEGI unveils International Age Rating Coalition

LGC: PEGI unveils International Age Rating Coalition

PEGI has detailed a new rating system due to be rolled out worldwide.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 13th 2013 at 7:09PM in News
PS3 to PS4 upgrade pricing set by publishers, says Sony

PS3 to PS4 upgrade pricing set by publishers, says Sony

Sony has unveiled a program that will allow players to upgrade certain PS3 titles to their PS4 at a “significantly” discounted price.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 4:38AM in News
N-Space forced to abandon Nintendo due to lack of publisher demand

N-Space forced to abandon Nintendo due to lack of publisher demand

The CEO of Skylanders: Giants and Swap Force co-developer N-Space has said that his studio currently has no Nintendo games in development for the first time in a decade.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2013 at 3:32PM in News
Digital shift could mean game over for big publishers, Ed Fries says

Digital shift could mean game over for big publishers, Ed Fries says

Microsoft’s former games VP Ed Fries has warned big publishers that a digital gaming future could result in their demise

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 10:13AM in News

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NPD to begin tracking digital sales data this year

NPD to begin tracking digital sales data this year

The NPD Group has announced it will start officially tracking worldwide digital sales of video games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 7:20AM in News
Suda 51 blames publishers for low sales of Grasshopper titles

Suda 51 blames publishers for low sales of Grasshopper titles

Killer 7, No More Heroes and Lollipop Chainsaw may have been warmly received by critics, but commercially they were unremarkable.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2013 at 12:41PM in News
Are publishers shunning boxed product?

Are publishers shunning boxed product?

Free-to-play and downloads are the fastest-growing business models of the past five years, but how many video games publishers actually rely on them rather than more traditional methods of releasing ...

on Apr 10th 2013 at 1:09PM in News
Majority of publishers shunning boxed product

Majority of publishers shunning boxed product

Six out of ten publishers have admitted that they either rarely release or never release their games in boxed physical form.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2013 at 11:18AM in News

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Pre-owned games block on PS4 is "a publisher decision"

Pre-owned games block on PS4 is "a publisher decision"

Will the PS4 limit the functionality of pre-owned games?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 2:20PM in News
EA conquers 2012 as UK's No.1 publisher

EA conquers 2012 as UK's No.1 publisher

Electronic Arts was comfortably the UK’s top physical games publisher of 2012.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 4th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
MCV Pacific Yearly Wrap-Up: 2012

MCV Pacific Yearly Wrap-Up: 2012

With the year drawing to a close and most people already scouring for beer, MCV looks back at the biggest and saddest stories of the year.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Dec 21st 2012 at 3:33AM in News
Obsidian CEO: Publishers approached us to front Kickstarter campaigns

Obsidian CEO: Publishers approached us to front Kickstarter campaigns

Certain publishers are looking to take advantage of Kickstarter to develop new IPs and generate money without having to invest, Obsidian’s CEO Feargus Urquhart has claimed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2012 at 8:12AM in News

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TV advertising loses appeal for games firms

TV advertising loses appeal for games firms

Major games publishers are turning their backs on TV advertising.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 23rd 2012 at 3:31PM in News
Nintendo offering "insane" incentives for digital Wii U publishers

Nintendo offering "insane" incentives for digital Wii U publishers

Nintendo will offer bigger revenue cuts on digital downloads for the Wii U than other gaming platform providers, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 20th 2012 at 12:52PM in News
FEATURE: 2012's biggest TV advertisers

FEATURE: 2012's biggest TV advertisers

Jonathan Chambers, AV manager at media planning and buying specialist Generation Media, looks at how much impact publishers and platform holders have had on TV advertising so far, how this ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2012 at 2:32PM in News
Square Enix GDCI 2012 Roadshow heads to Bangalore today

Square Enix GDCI 2012 Roadshow heads to Bangalore today

Square Enix has taken the Game Development Contest India 2012 on the road.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 11th 2012 at 7:48AM in News
Starhawk release delayed in India

Starhawk release delayed in India

Starhawk, the PS3 exclusive from Lightbox Interactive, which was originally set for release in India today, will now be delayed by up to two weeks, Sony has confirmed.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 9th 2012 at 1:07PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

According to the FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2012, the Indian games business was valued at 13bn Rupees ($259m) in 2011 – up 30 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 8th 2012 at 11:23AM in News
Playcaso announces global publishing program

Playcaso announces global publishing program

Playcaso, a Mumbai-based developer and publisher focussing on casual and social games, has introduced the Playcaso Publishing Program designed to aide indie developers in reaching a global audience.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 4th 2012 at 9:40AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

The Aussie government makes several moves this week, while the NZGDA conference announces its lineup and Call of Duty hits TV.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 4th 2012 at 4:52AM in News
UTV Indiagames racks up 100 million downloads on Nokia Store

UTV Indiagames racks up 100 million downloads on Nokia Store

Indian game developer/publisher UTV Indiagames has become the first publisher to reach the 100 million downloads mark on the Nokia Store. The company had surpassed 50 million downloads three months ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 2nd 2012 at 6:14AM in News