Entries in 'stats' (49)

Twitch off to a great start on Xbox One

Twitch off to a great start on Xbox One

There were 108,000 unique Twitch broadcasts from Xbox One in the first week since the streaming tech was patched onto the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Moore reveals FIFA Ultimate Team stats as service reaches fifth birthday

Moore reveals FIFA Ultimate Team stats as service reaches fifth birthday

FIFA Ultimate Team is five years old and to celebrate EA COO and former EA Sports boss Peter Moore has unleashed some impressive stats.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 12:34PM in News
Kickstarter pledges pass $1 billion

Kickstarter pledges pass $1 billion

The total amount of money pledged on Kickstarter since its inception on April 28th 2009 has now passed $1bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 2:55PM in News
As many people play Angry Birds every month as are registered on Twitter

As many people play Angry Birds every month as are registered on Twitter

Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka has outlined the scale of not only Angry Birds’ achievements, but also its ambitions for the ‘century’ ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 3:01PM in News

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Activision claims Call of Duty next-gen dominance

Activision claims Call of Duty next-gen dominance

Call of Duty: Ghosts has emerged as the big winner in the next-gen games race, Activision has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 1:13PM in News
Gamescom 2013 celebrates 23% attendance spike

Gamescom 2013 celebrates 23% attendance spike

Attendance numbers of last week’s Gamescom 2013 were up an impressive 23 per cent on the 2012 event, the event’s organisers have revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 9:11AM in News
Battlefield 4 could also allow for cross-gen stats transfer

Battlefield 4 could also allow for cross-gen stats transfer

Players of Battlefield 4 may be offered the chance to carry over their stats and progress from the current-gen to the next.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2013 at 11:07AM in News
Happy 5th Birthday, Apple App Store

Happy 5th Birthday, Apple App Store

One of the most influential forces in the modern games market will turn five tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 10:52AM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Stats say Aussie game dev industry is worth AUD$90 million, EB Games changes PR agencies, and we interview the GDAA.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 21st 2013 at 6:19AM in News
$10,000 App Store gift card up for grabs as Apple approaches 50bn app downloads

$10,000 App Store gift card up for grabs as Apple approaches 50bn app downloads

Apple’s App Store is on the verge of delivering its fifty billionth download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2013 at 9:55AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Developers at KMM get laid off, 20% of Christmas sales were made online and several marketing jobs open up.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Apr 19th 2013 at 9:20AM in News
Retail narrowly avoids Christmas drop, grows 0.3% YOY

Retail narrowly avoids Christmas drop, grows 0.3% YOY

UK retail sales values were up ever so slightly by 0.3 per cent year-on-year fro December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2013 at 11:49AM in News

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App Store vitals: 40bn downloads, 500m active accounts

App Store vitals: 40bn downloads, 500m active accounts

Apple's App Store has hit 40 billion downloads, less than a year after reaching 25bn downloads back in March. The announcement follows Flurry's study that showed 1.76bn Android and iOS ...

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Jan 7th 2013 at 3:24PM in News
Borderlands 2 is the year's most played new game, according to Raptr

Borderlands 2 is the year's most played new game, according to Raptr

Online games community Raptr has revealed that Borderlands 2 was the Most Played New Game of the year on Xbox 360 and PC amongst its 15m members.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2012 at 10:44AM in News
League of Legends is "the most played video game in the world"

League of Legends is "the most played video game in the world"

Riot Games has released an infographic claiming that its free-to-play online RPG is “the most played video game in the world”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2012 at 11:54AM in News
VIDEO: Gamesaid's epic Cologne-Brighton bike ride

VIDEO: Gamesaid's epic Cologne-Brighton bike ride

GamesAid has released an official video of its epic Cologne to Brighton bike ride.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2012 at 11:15AM in News

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Ouya Kickstarter closes on $8,596,475, attracts 12 $10k pledges

Ouya Kickstarter closes on $8,596,475, attracts 12 $10k pledges

Having embarked on its Kickstarter journey with a lofty target of $950k, Ouya Kickstarter dream has reached a spectacular conclusion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2012 at 11:33AM in News
UK games retail down 40% in June

UK games retail down 40% in June

2.1m games were sold at retail last month – a drop of more than 40 per cent compared with June 2011.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 12th 2012 at 11:16AM in News
EA says NPD stats "totally irrelevant"; NPD defends itself

EA says NPD stats "totally irrelevant"; NPD defends itself

“It's an irrelevant measure on the industry. It's totally irrelevant. We don't even really look at it internally anymore.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2012 at 8:32AM in News
Io: Only 20% of players will finish Hitman: Absolution

Io: Only 20% of players will finish Hitman: Absolution

Developer Io Interactive predicts that just one in five players will finish the upcoming Hitman: Absolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2012 at 2:06PM in News
699 games kick started by Kickstarter

699 games kick started by Kickstarter

A total of 699 games projects have been successfully bankrolled by creative funding project Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2012 at 12:51PM in News
NPD: UK's Q4 used games market was £90m

NPD: UK's Q4 used games market was £90m

British gamers spent nearly £100m on pre-owned software during Q4 2011.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 31st 2012 at 1:11PM in News
Brand Map: 51% of Professor Layton players are female

Brand Map: 51% of Professor Layton players are female

Over half of Professor Layton gamers are female – a much higher profile than seen for the average game.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 29th 2012 at 11:48AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 13th 2012 at 9:00AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 9th 2012 at 9:30AM in News