Entries in 'sales' (1477)

Black Ops II debuts at No.2 in the Japanese charts

Black Ops II debuts at No.2 in the Japanese charts

Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II has debuted in second place in the weekly Japanese software chart.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 3:43PM in News
Xbox 360 almost doubles Wii U unit sales in console's first week

Xbox 360 almost doubles Wii U unit sales in console's first week

The numbers don’t lie, but sometimes they do need to be considered in a wider context.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 11:37AM in News
GTA shipments hit 125m as "special" series continues to grow

GTA shipments hit 125m as "special" series continues to grow

And that’s why the industry gets excited, sits up and pays attention when the words ‘Grand Theft Auto’ are uttered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 9:55AM in News
Dishonored sales exceed Bethesda's own expectations

Dishonored sales exceed Bethesda's own expectations

Yes, launching new IP is a gamble. But when it pays off, it pays off big.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 9:37AM in News

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Triumph or disappointment?

Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Triumph or disappointment?

Writing this year’s Call of Duty success headline was a complicated task.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 8:40AM in News
Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Call of Duty: Black Ops II has sold an estimated $500m worth of units in tis first 24 hours.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 1:29PM in News
Animal Crossing propels 3DS skywards in Japan; Outsells Vita by 47:1

Animal Crossing propels 3DS skywards in Japan; Outsells Vita by 47:1

Sales of the PlayStation Vita have fallen to an all-time low in Japan, but that’s not Sony’s biggest concern this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2012 at 3:38PM in News
GameStop reports physical decline and digital boom

GameStop reports physical decline and digital boom

International games retail giant GameStop has reported a decline in physical sales but a boost in digital for the quarter ending October 27th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2012 at 2:09PM in News

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Halo 4 and Black Ops II could yet break records

Halo 4 and Black Ops II could yet break records

The narrative for this Q4 has already been written to some extent, but the industry’s big triple-A’s are looking to prove it wrong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2012 at 9:14AM in News
UK boxed video game sales plummet in October

UK boxed video game sales plummet in October

Q4 has got off to a rough start for UK?games retail, with fewer games sold in October than September.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 12th 2012 at 3:04PM in News
IHS Screen Digest questions Wii U potential as US launch nears

IHS Screen Digest questions Wii U potential as US launch nears

The Wii U arrives in the US this weekend, but one leading analyst has claimed Nintendo will need to up its game if it wants the new console to replicate ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2012 at 2:24PM in News
Will Black Ops II outsell Modern Warfare 3? Does it matter?

Will Black Ops II outsell Modern Warfare 3? Does it matter?

All the research suggests that Call of Duty has peaked.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 9th 2012 at 12:31PM in News

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Capcom: Resident Evil 6 "has been successful to some degree"

Capcom: Resident Evil 6 "has been successful to some degree"

Critics may have largely written the title off, but Capcom insists that Resident Evil 6 has achieved a level of commercial success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2012 at 3:37PM in News
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
New iPads sell 3m over the weekend

New iPads sell 3m over the weekend

Apple has announced some impressive numbers for its two newest iPad SKUs over the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2012 at 2:09PM in News
PlayStation revenues fall as handheld console sales forecasts are downsized

PlayStation revenues fall as handheld console sales forecasts are downsized

Sony has again lowered its predicted handheld sales as revenues fall for the latest quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2012 at 10:29AM in News

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Analyst believes Darksiders II is struggling to break even

Analyst believes Darksiders II is struggling to break even

Darksiders II has fallen short of THQ’s sales estimates, analyst Michael Pachter has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2012 at 12:50PM 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
Medal of Honor dethrones FIFA 13 in UK Charts

Medal of Honor dethrones FIFA 13 in UK Charts

EA has finally been knocked off the top of the UK charts… by EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2012 at 9:37AM in News
Apple's three-monthly profits hit $8.2bn

Apple's three-monthly profits hit $8.2bn

The on-going strength of iPad and iPhone has propelled Apple to yet another quarter of astonishing profits.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2012 at 11:11AM in News
Nintendo successfully overturns digital software sales slump

Nintendo successfully overturns digital software sales slump

Having peaked in the third quarter of 2010, Nintendo’s digital sales are once again on the rise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2012 at 11:32AM in News
3DS sales comfortably outpacing Vita in Europe and Japan

3DS sales comfortably outpacing Vita in Europe and Japan

Information released as part of Nintendo’s recent investors conference suggest that the 3DS is enjoying a comfortable on-going sales advantage over PlayStation Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2012 at 11:11AM in News
Nintendo will sell Wii U at a loss; Analyst questions launch sale predictions

Nintendo will sell Wii U at a loss; Analyst questions launch sale predictions

Some may have been surprised at the Wii U’s relatively high launch price, but Nintendo will still be selling the hardware at a loss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2012 at 9:52AM in News
How games helped rejuvenate LEGO

How games helped rejuvenate LEGO

Toy manufacturer LEGO says that video games have helped the firm beat the economic downturn.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 24th 2012 at 12:48PM in News
Nintendo downsizes forecasts by 70% after weaker than expected 3DS sales

Nintendo downsizes forecasts by 70% after weaker than expected 3DS sales

The 3DS is failing to perform as expected in territories outside of Japan, Nintendo has conceded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2012 at 9:48AM in News