Entries in 'revenue' (176)

Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

A new report says that total Google Play downloads are currently tracking ahead of the Apple App Store in terms of volume.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
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
Smartphone games account for 75% of app store spending

Smartphone games account for 75% of app store spending

Google Play and iOS games accounted for 75 per cent of app store spending last year.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 26th 2014 at 1:15PM in News
Clash of Clans is making $654k a day

Clash of Clans is making $654k a day

Supercell’s Clash of Clans is certainly showing the established games powerhouses how it’s done.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 2:19PM in News

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PlayStation revenues up 65% following PS4 launch; Sony confirms Vaio sell-off

PlayStation revenues up 65% following PS4 launch; Sony confirms Vaio sell-off

The launch of PS4 has led to a sharp increase in operating revenue for Sony’s PlayStation unit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 10:22AM in News
Smartphone switch would net Nintendo $2.7bn over next-gen lifecycle, analyst claims

Smartphone switch would net Nintendo $2.7bn over next-gen lifecycle, analyst claims

Nintendo is snubbing the chance to earn nearly $3bn in the next seven years by not bringing its IP to smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 2:12PM 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
Tencent F2P FPS Crossfire made $950m in 2013

Tencent F2P FPS Crossfire made $950m in 2013

Tencent's free-to-play shooter CrossFire brought in revenues of nearly $1 billion in 2013.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 20th 2014 at 11:12AM in News

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Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

The reality of the challenge confronting Wii U has finally struck Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
$1m worth of pizza ordered through Pizza Hut's Xbox 360 app

$1m worth of pizza ordered through Pizza Hut's Xbox 360 app

Customers have ordered over $1m worth of pizza through the Xbox 360’s Pizza Hut app in just four months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 12:45PM 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
EA reports another quarter of loss although digital growth continues

EA reports another quarter of loss although digital growth continues

Publisher EA has reported a $273m loss for the quarter ending September 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 12:37PM in News

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Ubi expecting 50% digital revenue by 2017

Ubi expecting 50% digital revenue by 2017

Ubisoft wants its digital business to reach a 50 per cent share of its turnover within three to four years.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 17th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
Licensing success boosts Mind Candy revenues

Licensing success boosts Mind Candy revenues

Moshi Monsters creator Mind Candy saw revenues climb by 62 per cent in 2012 to £47m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Wargaming: Games industry should aim for $200bn annual revenue by 2016

Wargaming: Games industry should aim for $200bn annual revenue by 2016

Victor Kislyi of strategy developer Wargaming.net has spoken out on the game industry’s need for expansion, stating that the $75bn brought in annually isn’t nearly where it could be.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 26th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
Skylanders revenue hits $1.5bn

Skylanders revenue hits $1.5bn

A day after Disney hailed the success of Disney Infinity, rival Activision has emphasised the on going dominance of its own toy/games crossover brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 3:25PM in News

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Grand Theft Auto is the UK's fourth biggest video games brand

Grand Theft Auto is the UK's fourth biggest video games brand

There's reason to be excited ahead of next week's Grand Theft Auto V launch.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:53PM in News
PlayStation Plus multiplayer paywall will earn Sony $1.2bn a year

PlayStation Plus multiplayer paywall will earn Sony $1.2bn a year

Analyst firm IHS Electronics and Media has praised Sony’s decision to lock multiplayer behind a PlayStation Plus paywall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2013 at 11:06AM in News
Android app downloads overtake iOS

Android app downloads overtake iOS

Sales of Android hardware have been ahead of Apple for some time now, but for the first time Android downloads have now overtaken iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 12:57PM 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
Intergi Europe triples revenue in first year

Intergi Europe triples revenue in first year

Games-centric advertising agency Intergi has announced that revenues at its new European arm have tripled in its first year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 2:12PM in News
Microsoft: Console still accounts for 42% of the total video games market

Microsoft: Console still accounts for 42% of the total video games market

With Microsoft and Sony about the throw millions and millions of pounds at launching their next-gen consoles, some observers may quite rightly ask one question – why?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
Take-Two reduces losses; Max Payne ships 4m; BioShock ships 3.7m

Take-Two reduces losses; Max Payne ships 4m; BioShock ships 3.7m

Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two has reported a drop in losses for the year ending March 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2013 at 9:20AM 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