Entries in 'revenue' (35)

EA profits soar 50%

EA profits soar 50%

EA in its last quarter generated 51 per cent more profit year-on-year on the back of impressive sales across its console and mobile operations.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:58PM in News
Yogscast confirms revenue sharing agreement with Space Engineers dev

Yogscast confirms revenue sharing agreement with Space Engineers dev

Video game YouTube network Yogscast has become one of the first to confirm it has entered into a revenue sharing agreement to promote Steam Early Access title Space Engineers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2014 at 11:15AM in News
PC gaming hardware worth $21.5bn - twice that of console market

PC gaming hardware worth $21.5bn - twice that of console market

PC gaming hardware is now worth over $21.5 billion (£12.6bn) globally – over double the value of the console gaming market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:38PM in News
Digital costs more than you think

Digital costs more than you think

Leading games industry analyst and SuperData CEO Joost van Dreunen on how the move to digital isn’t generating revenue quite as easily as some companies might have hoped...

on Jul 1st 2014 at 3:52PM in News

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Game software market to reach $100bn by 2018 - report

Game software market to reach $100bn by 2018 - report

The games industry is expected to hit $100bn in software revenue alone by 2018, new research from DFC Intelligence suggests.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 6:45AM in News
PewDiePie makes over $4m per year

PewDiePie makes over $4m per year

YouTube superstar Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg is reportedly making in the region of $4m per year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 10:08AM in News
Nintendo begins Mario Kart 8 YouTube video claims

Nintendo begins Mario Kart 8 YouTube video claims

YouTubers who have uploaded footage of Mario Kart 8 are are seeing their videos flagged up by Google.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
YouTubers wary of further changes to Nintendo's video policy

YouTubers wary of further changes to Nintendo's video policy

Nintendo has announced a new affiliate program for YouTube streamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 10:31AM in News

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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
Digital games success drives numbers up at Sega

Digital games success drives numbers up at Sega

Sega has reported a 102 per cent increase in operating income to ¥38.53bn for the year ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 2:09PM in News
'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
Record digital sales for Activision as Call of Duty: Ghosts numbers are withheld

Record digital sales for Activision as Call of Duty: Ghosts numbers are withheld

Activision has reported a slight decline in year-on-year net revenue for the quarter ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 10:35AM in News

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PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

The PC games market has now surpassed the console gaming sector in terms of revenues, an analyst has claimed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 25th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
Four GungHo games are making $1m per month

Four GungHo games are making $1m per month

GungHo Entertainment has four games each generating around $1m per month in revenue.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 17th 2014 at 1:19PM in News
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

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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
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
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