Entries in 'revenues' (52)

World of Warcraft revenues "drop 54% in seven months"

World of Warcraft revenues "drop 54% in seven months"

One analyst has speculated that the time may be nearing for Activision Blizzard’s World of Warcraft to make the jump to free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 10:24AM in News
Disney's games division drags down financials

Disney's games division drags down financials

The Interactive business was notable in Disney’s recent financials for being the company’s only unit to fail to post a profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2012 at 3:39PM 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
Zynga posts third quarter of losses

Zynga posts third quarter of losses

A loss of nearly $53m for the last quarter means that Zynga has now posted total losses of nearly $161m over the last nine months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2012 at 9:29AM in News

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UK games retail makes £14.6m

UK games retail makes £14.6m

Kinect Star Wars helped the UK games retail market get back on track last week, which generated over £2m more than it did the prior week.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 13th 2012 at 9:25AM in News
Mass Effect 3 loss could cost GAME £2m

Mass Effect 3 loss could cost GAME £2m

The consequence of GAME not stocking Mass Effect 3 could be £2m of lost profit and a £6-7m drop in revenue, one analyst has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 8:26AM in News
GTA III helps Take-Two make $26m in digital

GTA III helps Take-Two make $26m in digital

Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition on iOS and Android generated the bulk of $26m in digital revenues for Take-Two in its fiscal Q3.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2012 at 11:17AM in News
Capcom's net income falls 53.6%

Capcom's net income falls 53.6%

The “strategic postponement” of major titles and a “drastic overhaul of the business” were blamed as the key reasons behind its poor financials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 2:31PM in News

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Zynga generated $445m for Facebook in 2011

Zynga generated $445m for Facebook in 2011

FarmVille, CityVille and the rest of Zynga's portfolio are well-established as Facebook's money-makers and now we know how much they are truly worth.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 10:01AM in News
Retail: Stop online codes and we will share pre-owned revenue

Retail: Stop online codes and we will share pre-owned revenue

Publishers can get a bigger slice of pre-owned game sales at retail – if they’re willing to reach a compromise with stores.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 11th 2012 at 11:22AM in News
Christmas sales climb 10% at GameStop

Christmas sales climb 10% at GameStop

GameStop has defied the odds by posting an impressive increase in sales of new games for the Christmas period – showing up retailers in the UK who failed to do ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2012 at 2:05PM in News
Digital sales lead strong quarter for GameStop

Digital sales lead strong quarter for GameStop

Global games retailer GameStop has posted a solid set of Q3 numbers amidst a background of widespread financial unease.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2011 at 2:29PM in News

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GAME downgrades full year revenue target

GAME downgrades full year revenue target

The GAME Group has admitted that the 2011 video games market has performed “below its expectations”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2011 at 8:30AM in News
UK CHARTS: MW3 is No.1; Biggest UK week ever; Falls short of Black Ops

UK CHARTS: MW3 is No.1; Biggest UK week ever; Falls short of Black Ops

Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has assumed its pre-determined position at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
Flat profits reported by Gameloft

Flat profits reported by Gameloft

Mobile games publisher Gameloft has reported a net profit of €5.3 million (around $7.6m) for the first half of 2011, the same as it reported for the first half of ...

Stuart Dredge
by Stuart Dredge
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 8:10AM in News
Losses narrow at Disney Interactive

Losses narrow at Disney Interactive

The Disney Interactive Media Group has seen losses decrease year-on-year, though the division still remains the only one at Disney to be operating at a loss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2011 at 12:04PM in News

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Growth reported at Microsoft’s Xbox division

Growth reported at Microsoft’s Xbox division

Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division has recorded jumps in revenue for both the last quarter and the full year as a whole.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2011 at 10:15AM in News
GameStop sales to hit $1.5bn in 2014

GameStop sales to hit $1.5bn in 2014

US games retail giant GameStop is expected to reach revenues of $1.5bn in 2014 due to an increased digital push.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 15th 2011 at 4:35PM in News
Free to play titles take charge of Apple’s App Store

Free to play titles take charge of Apple’s App Store

The growing momentum of free to play games is not just taking over the MMO market – it’s also taken control of Apple’s App Store marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2011 at 2:05PM in News
Big digital expectations for EA

Big digital expectations for EA

Underlining the growing digital aspirations of the major third party publishers, EA has set itself a lofty goal for the years ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2011 at 3:38PM in News
Atari online revenues soar 494%

Atari online revenues soar 494%

Atari’s revenues dropped from €92.5m (£77.7m) to €41m (£34.4m) year-on-year during the nine months ending December 31st.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 17th 2011 at 11:16AM in News
Software plunge troubles Best Buy

Software plunge troubles Best Buy

Retailer Best Buy has reported revenues of $8.4bn for December 2010 - a 1.6 per cent decline year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 9:47AM in News
Namco Bandai reduces losses

Namco Bandai reduces losses

Publisher Namco Bandai has posted a net loss of ¥1.93bn (around $24m) for the first half of its financial year. The number is a big improvement on the loss of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2010 at 10:45AM in News
Profit creeps up at Activision Blizzard

Profit creeps up at Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard has reported a net profit of $51 for the quarter ending September 30th 2010, up on the $15m it recorded in the same period the year before,

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2010 at 8:11AM in News
$47m Q2 loss for THQ

$47m Q2 loss for THQ

Publisher THQ has reported increased losses of $47m for its second quarter ending September 30th. That’s up on the $5.6m loss it registered in the same quarter a year before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2010 at 8:28AM in News