Entries in 'sales' (1477)

Activision: Prototype 2 'owns' April

Activision: Prototype 2 'owns' April

Superhero action game Prototype 2 will prosper thanks to a quiet April, says Activision subsidiary Radical Entertainment.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 8th 2012 at 1:09PM in News
Final Fantasy XIII-2 on top in dreary February

Final Fantasy XIII-2 on top in dreary February

The UK games retail market suffered yet another poor month in February, with unit sales down 29 per cent compared with the same period last year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 8th 2012 at 12:45PM in News
Vita continues to lack traction in Japan

Vita continues to lack traction in Japan

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation Vita in Japan barely scraped above 10,000 units last week as both Nintendo’s 3DS and its predecessor the PSP outsold it once again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2012 at 11:46AM in News
3DS doubles DS' year one sales

3DS doubles DS' year one sales

The Nintendo 3DS has sold nearly twice as many units in the US in its first year than the DS managed in the same time period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 3:19PM in News

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GAME claims nearly 50% of Vita launch sales

GAME claims nearly 50% of Vita launch sales

Industry sources have told MCV that very nearly 50 per cent of all Vita hardware sold in the UK on launch week was purchased in a GAME or Gamestation store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 2:26PM in News
Fruit Ninja Kinect reaches 1m downloads

Fruit Ninja Kinect reaches 1m downloads

The Kinect version of Halfbrick's popular game Fruit Ninja has been downloaded 1 million times via Xbox Live Arcade.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Mar 6th 2012 at 8:22AM in News
INFOGRAPHIC: How do Vita sales compare with handheld rivals?

INFOGRAPHIC: How do Vita sales compare with handheld rivals?

With the PS Vita now competing with Nintendo’s 3DS on the world stage, how are these systems faring against each other and the rest of the portable consoles on the ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 5th 2012 at 11:50AM in News
Capcom: New Resident Evil can defy the market

Capcom: New Resident Evil can defy the market

Resident Evil pre-order numbers are through the roof, Capcom says.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 29th 2012 at 4:00PM in News

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Wi-Fi Vita claims 79% of sales

Wi-Fi Vita claims 79% of sales

The Wi-Fi version of the PlayStation Vita accounted for 79 per cent of the machine’s launch week sales, Chart-Track has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2012 at 9:41AM in News
OPINION: The day one conundrum

OPINION: The day one conundrum

We've had lots of praise lately for the way MCV has supported the industry during a tough start to the year.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 24th 2012 at 10:55AM in News
Analyst predicts Vita sales of 12.4m in 2012

Analyst predicts Vita sales of 12.4m in 2012

Strategy Analytics has predicted that PlayStation Vita will sell 12.4m units around the world this year – as long as Sony cuts the price of the hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2012 at 9:19AM in News
Sony: Early Vita sales data is "very positive"

Sony: Early Vita sales data is "very positive"

Speaking a few days before this morning’s official launch of the PlayStation Vita, Sony’s American boss Jack Tretton has said that early Sony sales data is “very, very positive”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2012 at 9:52AM in News

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3DS hits 5m Japanese sales in record time

3DS hits 5m Japanese sales in record time

Forget any preconceptions you have about 3DS not selling as expected – Nintendo’s machine has just smashed an all-important sales record in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2012 at 2:58PM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market generates £12.7m

Software Sales Monitor: Market generates £12.7m

The arrival of several big new releases wasn’t enough to help grow the market week-on-week, with the UK games retail market value falling 14 per cent to £12.7m.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 16th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
Sales up 70% at The Hut Group

Sales up 70% at The Hut Group

The Hut Group, which includes the e-tail specialist Zavvi, has reported sales growth of 70 per cent for 2011.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Feb 13th 2012 at 11:49AM in News
HMV: 'We'd still be No.1 if not for games'

HMV: 'We'd still be No.1 if not for games'

HMV says a report claiming Amazon is now the UK’s No.1 entertainment retailer is “misleading”, as it takes game sales into account. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 9th 2012 at 10:01AM in News

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UK CHARTS: Final Fantasy XIII-2 debuts at No.1

UK CHARTS: Final Fantasy XIII-2 debuts at No.1

Square Enix is celebrating some early 2012 success with new RPG release Final Fantasy XIII-2 debuting at No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2012 at 10:14AM in News
Take-Two profits drop to $14.2m

Take-Two profits drop to $14.2m

Take-Two has reported a 65 per cent drop in profit to $14.2m for its fiscal Q3 ending December 31st 2011.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2012 at 10:11AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market generates £12.1m

Software Sales Monitor: Market generates £12.1m

The UK games retail market remained steady with £12.1m generated from video game sales – the same as the week prior.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2012 at 9:27AM 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
Vita climbs above PSP in Japan

Vita climbs above PSP in Japan

Sony’s PlayStation Vita has overtaken its predecessor the PSp for the first time since its launch week in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 1:19PM in News
Sony Consumer Products report $1.099bn Q3 loss

Sony Consumer Products report $1.099bn Q3 loss

The Consumer Products & Services division of Sony, which houses amongst other things its PlayStation business, has reported a loss of $1.009bn for the quarter ending December 31st 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 9:06AM in News
EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

You could almost smell the desperation in some quarters of the game press for EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic to fail. Well guess what? It’s been a huge hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 8:44AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 13.6%

Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 13.6%

The UK games retail market generated £12.1m for the week ending January 21st – a 13.6 per cent decrease over the £14m made the week prior.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 27th 2012 at 11:28AM in News
Wii was best selling European home console in December

Wii was best selling European home console in December

Think the Wii is dead in the market? Think again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2012 at 11:01AM in News