Entries in 'results' (86)

GameStop narrowly misses revenue estimates as Q4 like-for-likes climb 7.8%

GameStop narrowly misses revenue estimates as Q4 like-for-likes climb 7.8%

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a like-for-like sales increase of 7.8 per cent for the quarter ending February 1st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:55PM in News
MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a slight increase in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
Video games star in strong Argos results

Video games star in strong Argos results

Argos says sales of electricals - including video games, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief exec.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
Square Enix beats expectations as focus is shifted to Western development

Square Enix beats expectations as focus is shifted to Western development

The success of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has seen Square Enix easily beat its financial expectations for the six months ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 2:28PM in News

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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
Tough year for Konami but better things are ahead, it insists

Tough year for Konami but better things are ahead, it insists

Konami has reported annual declines to its net revenue, operating income and net income.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2013 at 2:48PM in News
Sega suffers sales and operating income dip although Sonic and Aliens pass 1m units sold

Sega suffers sales and operating income dip although Sonic and Aliens pass 1m units sold

Japanese publisher Sega Sammy has reported an 18.7 per cent drop in net sales for the year ending March 31st 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2013 at 11:59AM in News
Strong Q4 can't help GameStop escape downturn; Hardware sales fall sharply

Strong Q4 can't help GameStop escape downturn; Hardware sales fall sharply

International games retailer GameStop has reported a year-on-year increase in profits from $943.2 to $974.9 for the 14 weeks ending February 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 1:00PM in News

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Dixons celebrates a good Christmas

Dixons celebrates a good Christmas

Dixons Retail, owner of PC World and Currys, has today reported strong sales for the 12 weeks up to January 5th, including the Christmas period.

by Helen French
on Jan 17th 2013 at 9:38AM in News
Digital up, pre-owned down as GameStop reports 4.6% sales drop

Digital up, pre-owned down as GameStop reports 4.6% sales drop

Global games retailer GameStop has fared better than the overall games market by posting a sales drop of just 4.6 per cent for the nine weeks ending December 29th ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2013 at 1:45PM in News
Retail survey unearths merry mood on the High Street

Retail survey unearths merry mood on the High Street

UK games retailers are surprisingly upbeat in the face of significant market declines.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 10th 2012 at 11:35AM in News
MCV's 2012 Retail Survey - the results

MCV's 2012 Retail Survey - the results

MCV quizzes over 100 retailers from around the UK – from nationwide specialist chains to independent stores – about the highs and lows of 2012 and their hopes for the ...

on Dec 10th 2012 at 11:07AM in News

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Sleeping Dogs ships 1.5m units as Square reports income drop

Sleeping Dogs ships 1.5m units as Square reports income drop

Square Enix has reported a moderate rise in net sales for the six months ending September, climbing 6.2 per cent to ¥61,055m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2012 at 3:22PM in News
FIFA 13 sells 7.4m units, helps EA meet financial expectations

FIFA 13 sells 7.4m units, helps EA meet financial expectations

EA has reported revenue of $1.08bn for its most recent quarter, falling roughly in line with analyst expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2012 at 10:13AM in News
Income up + sales up = happy Capcom

Income up + sales up = happy Capcom

Japanese publisher Capcom has posted solid results for the quarter ending June 30th 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2012 at 9:20AM in News
Losses narrow as 3DS fights on for Nintendo

Losses narrow as 3DS fights on for Nintendo

Nintendo has reported a ¥10,331 million operating loss for the quarter ending June 30th 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2012 at 9:36AM in News

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Dixons reports 3% like-for-like sales dip

Dixons reports 3% like-for-like sales dip

Dixons Retail says its like-for-like sales fell three per cent for the 52 weeks ending April 28th, while overall sales remained flat.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 10:51AM in News
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
GAME could face lender action as UK Xmas sales plunge 17.6%

GAME could face lender action as UK Xmas sales plunge 17.6%

A UK and Ireland Christmas sales slump of 17.6 per cent for the eight weeks ending January 7th has lead GAME to admit that it might have to rely ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2012 at 8:26AM in News
Exchange rates pull Ubisoft from profit to £32m loss

Exchange rates pull Ubisoft from profit to £32m loss

Paris headquartered publisher Ubisoft has reported a £32m loss for the first half of the financial year, despite preventative measures to curb expenditure.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Nov 8th 2011 at 5:41PM in News
Losses grow but EA sales beat expectations

Losses grow but EA sales beat expectations

Publisher EA has published higher than anticipated sales numbers for its financial Q2 ending September 30th 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2011 at 8:14AM in News
GAME's like-for-like sales drop by 9.9%

GAME's like-for-like sales drop by 9.9%

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME has reported a 9.9 per cent drop in like-for-like sales for the 26 weeks ending July 31st 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2011 at 8:16AM 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
EA reports strong fiscal Q1

EA reports strong fiscal Q1

With John Riccitiello very much still in investors’ spotlights, the exec will be breathing a little easier this morning after EA reported jumps in both revenue and profit for its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2011 at 9:22AM in News
Digital drives online results at Activision

Digital drives online results at Activision

The evergreen Call of Duty IP has lead Activision to a stronger than expected quarter, with both sales and revenue up year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2011 at 9:51AM in News