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Global Q4 sales fall 3.6% at GameStop

Global Q4 sales fall 3.6% at GameStop

GameStop has reported a 3.6 per cent decline in like-for-like store sales for its fiscal fourth quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2012 at 8:47AM in News
Lumia fails to shine as Nokia posts €1.34bn loss

Lumia fails to shine as Nokia posts €1.34bn loss

Nokia’s first stab at reversing its torrid fortunes appears not to have taken off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 2:43PM in News
PS4 and Xbox 720 sales won't match current gen, analyst believes

PS4 and Xbox 720 sales won't match current gen, analyst believes

The PlayStation 4, Xbox 720 and Wii U will fail to match the sales of their immediate predecessors, analyst Piper Jaffray believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 2:05PM in News
Brink sales pass 2.5m units

Brink sales pass 2.5m units

UK developer Splash Damage has said that 2011 release Brink has sold in excess of 2.5m units worldwide, generating revenue of around $120-140m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 9:12AM in News

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Xbox 360 sales fall by 50% in Q1

Xbox 360 sales fall by 50% in Q1

Such has been the fantastic and ongoing success of Xbox 360 in the last few years that the industry can’t help but be worried when the market leader posts such ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2012 at 8:36AM in News
Microsoft reports UK growth for Xbox Live

Microsoft reports UK growth for Xbox Live

Paid-for Xbox Live games and content are enjoying “good growth” in the UK year-on-year, says Microsoft.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 18th 2012 at 11:56AM in News
THQ expects sales to exceed estimates

THQ expects sales to exceed estimates

With the doom-mongers continuing the circle, THQ has announced that it expects Q4 sales to exceed expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2012 at 11:12AM in News
Tesco posts first UK profit decline for 20 years

Tesco posts first UK profit decline for 20 years

It may be the biggest and most important retailer in the UK, but supermarket giant Tesco has posted its first fall in UK profits for 20 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2012 at 9:35AM in News

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Analyst predicts sales struggle for Prototype 2

Analyst predicts sales struggle for Prototype 2

Ahead of its release next week, analyst firm Cowen and Company has predicted that Activision’s Prototype 2 will struggle at retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2012 at 9:14AM in News
Syndicate sales "hurt" by GAME instability

Syndicate sales "hurt" by GAME instability

Developer Starbreeze has claimed that the recent instability at retailer GAME “hurt” the sales of its recent shooter Syndicate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2012 at 10:55AM in News
Call of Duty appears to have peaked

Call of Duty appears to have peaked

It remains the powerhouse IP of modern console gaming, but figures suggest that Activision’s mighty Call of Duty IP is in decline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2012 at 9:11AM in News
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

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Vita sales slip to new low in Japan

Vita sales slip to new low in Japan

Sony’s PlayStation Vita continues to struggle to establish itself in Japan, with weekly sales of the console hitting an all-time low.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2012 at 1:39PM in News
SteelBook sales up 500%

SteelBook sales up 500%

The boxed games retail market may be down year-on-year but SteelBook SKUs are booming.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 6th 2012 at 12:00PM in News
Journey breaks PSN sales records

Journey breaks PSN sales records

Developer thatgamecompany has announced that its recent PS3 release Journey has become the most successful game ever to be released on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2012 at 3:34PM in News
Japan 3DS sales jump 40%

Japan 3DS sales jump 40%

Sales of the Nintendo 3DS leapt to almost 100,000 units in Japan last week, spurred by the release of Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 29th 2012 at 10:29AM in News

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New game sales 'more than double' at HMV

New game sales 'more than double' at HMV

HMV says its market share on new games has more than doubled.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 29th 2012 at 9:30AM in News
UK games retail revenues drop to £14.1m

UK games retail revenues drop to £14.1m

UK games retail generated £14.1m last week – a dip of 21.2 per cent from the £17.9m made during the week prior.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 23rd 2012 at 12:20PM in News
Capcom targets 10m sales for Dragon's Dogma

Capcom targets 10m sales for Dragon's Dogma

The pressure is on for action RPG Dragon's Dogma as Capcom aims to make its newest IP a global smash hit.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 11:12AM in News
Analyst: Diablo 3 will sell 5 million in year one

Analyst: Diablo 3 will sell 5 million in year one

On the heels of the Diablo III release date announcement, Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has come out to predict the game will sell five million units in ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 16th 2012 at 6:49AM in News
Argos sales decline 8.5%

Argos sales decline 8.5%

Home Retail Group has revealed that its Argos chain suffered an 8.5 per cent decline in like-for-like sales for the eight weeks ending March 3rd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2012 at 3:35PM in News
900k sales for Mass Effect 3 in first 24 hours

900k sales for Mass Effect 3 in first 24 hours

EA has confirmed that it sold 900k copies of BioWare RPG Mass Effect 3 during its first 24 hours of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2012 at 10:19AM in News
Mass Effect 3 sales reinforce Riccitiello's chilling GAME warning

Mass Effect 3 sales reinforce Riccitiello's chilling GAME warning

Today’s success of Mass Effect 3 in the UK charts may be great news for the industry, but it’s a bad sign for troubled retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2012 at 9:50AM in News
UK CHARTS: Mass Effect 3 shatters series records

UK CHARTS: Mass Effect 3 shatters series records

EA’s Mass Effect 3 has made a strong debut at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2012 at 9:38AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market drops to £12.1m

Software Sales Monitor: Market drops to £12.1m

The steady drop in market value and unit sales continued last week, with UK games retail shifting nine per cent fewer games week-on-week.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 9th 2012 at 12:22PM in News