Entries in 'sales' (245)

Skylanders revenue hits $1.5bn

Skylanders revenue hits $1.5bn

A day after Disney hailed the success of Disney Infinity, rival Activision has emphasised the on going dominance of its own toy/games crossover brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 3:25PM in News
UPDATE: Monster Hunter 4 ships 2m copies

UPDATE: Monster Hunter 4 ships 2m copies

Capcom has shipped 2m Monster Hunter 4 units out to retailers just days after its arrival on Japanese shelves.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2013 at 7:38AM in News
Analyst predicts $1bn Grand Theft Auto V sales in first month

Analyst predicts $1bn Grand Theft Auto V sales in first month

Grand Theft Auto V will generate $1bn in revenue within a month of its launch, analyst firm Baird Equity Research has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 4:20PM in News
Disney "extremely happy" with early Disney Infinity performance

Disney "extremely happy" with early Disney Infinity performance

Chief financial officer Jay Rasulo has said Disney is “extremely happy” with the early commercial performance of Disney Infinity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 2:09PM in News

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Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Futuresource Consulting has predicted that PS4 will enjoy a decent sales advantage over Xbox One over the next five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 10:02AM in News
80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

The increasing importance of tracking digital sales has been highlighted once again by multiplayer heist shooter Payday 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
The digital effect - Total War: Rome II was last week's real No.1

The digital effect - Total War: Rome II was last week's real No.1

Total War: Rome II would have been the UK’s real No.1 last week, if we counted digital sales, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
PS Vita TV sold out on Amazon Japan

PS Vita TV sold out on Amazon Japan

The early indications for Sony’s PS Vita TV are very promising.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 11:40AM in News

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Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance has now sold over 5m units in the UK, says Ubisoft.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 9th 2013 at 2:52PM in News
Madden 25 surpasses 1m units sold during launch week

Madden 25 surpasses 1m units sold during launch week

The latest in the Madden NFL series moved over a million copies in North America during its first week, EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 6th 2013 at 7:35AM in News
505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

Publisher 505 Games is releasing digital hit Terraria in a box because it’s missing out on sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 3:37PM in News
Square Enix suspends digital sales of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Square Enix suspends digital sales of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

It seems that the reincarnation of Final Fantasy XIV has proved a big success – although it has come at a cost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 9:36AM in News

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GameStop sales down 10.7% as retailer awaits next-gen rollout

GameStop sales down 10.7% as retailer awaits next-gen rollout

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a 10.7 per cent decline in both global and like-for-like sales for Q2 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 2:11PM in News
NCsoft claims Guild Wars 2 MMORPG sales record

NCsoft claims Guild Wars 2 MMORPG sales record

Guild Wars 2 has claimed an impressive sales record, if publisher NCsoft is to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 2:24PM in News
Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV selling more on next-gen

Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV selling more on next-gen

Pre-orders for Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag are higher on Xbox One and PS4 than on current generation platforms, says Ubisoft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:23PM in News
PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PlayStation 3 was the No.1 console of the summer in the UK with some help from 2013’s second best selling game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:03PM in News

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Grasshopper's Killer is Dead struggles in Japan

Grasshopper's Killer is Dead struggles in Japan

The latest release from cult developer Suda 51 has failed to make an impact on the Japanese market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 3:23PM in News
Nintendo has sold 654.12 million consoles in the last 30 years

Nintendo has sold 654.12 million consoles in the last 30 years

654.12m. That amazingly high figure is the number of consoles that Nintendo has sold in the last 30 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 2:16PM in News
Operating income tumbles after quiet quarter for Capcom

Operating income tumbles after quiet quarter for Capcom

A lack of new releases saw Capcom post a 72.9 per cent decrease in operating income for the quarter ending June 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Nintendo sold 160,000 Wii U's in three months ending June, is outsold by Wii

Nintendo sold 160,000 Wii U's in three months ending June, is outsold by Wii

Only 160,000 Wii U consoles were sold worldwide in the quarter ending June 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2013 at 9:36AM in News
BioShock Infinite surpasses 4m units sold

BioShock Infinite surpasses 4m units sold

BioShock Infinite has crossed 4m sales since launching in March, according to Take-Two.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2013 at 7:25AM in News
EA: Next-gen FIFA hasn't hurt PS3, 360 SKUs

EA: Next-gen FIFA hasn't hurt PS3, 360 SKUs

FIFA 14 for Xbox One and PS4 may be looking impressive, but that hasn’t impacted the current-gen games, says EA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 30th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
Operating profit up 4331% at Puzzle & Dragons maker GungHo

Operating profit up 4331% at Puzzle & Dragons maker GungHo

Puzzle & Dragons creator GungHo saw operating profit climb 4,331.2 per cent per cent year-on-year for the six months ending June 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
3DS - The Console of the Year

3DS - The Console of the Year

Nintendo has revealed its plan to make 3DS this year’s biggest games console.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 29th 2013 at 12:47PM in News
Tablet sales soar 400% in India in 2012 as PC sales flatline

Tablet sales soar 400% in India in 2012 as PC sales flatline

Tablet sales in India grew to 1.9 million units in 2012-13 from 360,000 the previous year, registering a growth of over 400 percent, the Manufacturers' Association for Information Technology (MAIT) ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 25th 2013 at 9:38AM in News