Entries in 'sector' (29)
The decline in PCs is not having any detrimental effect on Steam, which according to owner Valve continues to post impressive growth.
A designer working on a new racing game controller says the UK peripherals market is inaccessible to outsiders.
The UK games trade is concerned over the latest round of redundanciesat beleaguered retail giant HMV.
Predictions of gloom for the console sector aren’t exactly rare – and this morning you’ve got another one to add to the pile.
Sales of video games leapt up 125 per cent last week on the back of three blockbuster releases.
This week we review the current state of the games and consoles TV advertising market in 2012 so far, in comparison to the previous five years.
The UK games market could be as much as £158m worse off due to the closure of 277 GAME stores.
Video games has become the second fastest growing TV advertising market in the UK, behind office equipment.
There are several moments that can rightly be called ‘pivotal’ throughout the history of gaming. The Magnavox Odyssey. Space Invaders. The NES. Game Boy. Sony’s PlayStation. Xbox Live.
MCV sits down with U-Trax president Richard van der Giessen about the state of the localisation and quality assurance sector.
Babel Media’s VP of sales and marketing Keith Russell tells MCV about the state of the QA sector and a potential move to Montreal.
MCV chats to Enzyme Labs president and CEO Yan Cyr about the challenges of testing 3D games, motion titles and more.
The shockwaves created by the shock 3DS price drop continue to ripple outwards, and now EA has warned Sony that the PlayStation Vita faces some very serious challenges.
Two factors are dovetailing to create growth in the pre-teen gaming market.Firstly, there is the traditional migration down the demographic that comes about as a generation of hardware enters its ...
Christmas approaches, and video games once again find themselves competing with toys, gadgets, books and other items as they try to grab gifters’ attention.
Despite the likes of EA, Capcom and Ubisoft continue to enjoy growing success in sectors such as the App Store and Facebook, publishing giant Activision has said it has no ...
A new report from American stat analysis group NPD suggests that the value of digital PC games market is now far greater than the boxed sector.
The budget games sector has seen its sales soar at key UK supermarkets.
There are significant doubts about whether the success 3D has seen at cinemas can translate to the home.
The total value of the social network games market will reach $1.5bn by 2014, according to a new report from Screen Digest.
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has again talked up the British game industry, claiming that the nation’s developers are "by far the biggest producer of computer games in Europe."
It’s common knowledge that casual and social games markets continue to increase with importance – but that doesn’t mean the core games sector is under threat, one analyst has claimed.
MMO specialists have told MCV that predicting the fall of World of Warcraft is ‘futile’.
The creators of market rivals Guitar Hero and Rock Band have insisted that the future is bright for the music games genre, with the rising prominence of user-created content driving ...
Sony believes it can grow its presence in the FPS market, with the arrival of online multiplayer blaster MAG.