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Capcom profits soar despite Resident Evil 6 "failure"

Capcom profits soar despite Resident Evil 6 "failure"

It’s been a good for the first three quarters of Capcom’s financial year despite what the company itself describes as the “failure” of Resident Evil 6.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 11:56AM in News
Vivendi denies break-up reports

Vivendi denies break-up reports

Activision Blizzard will not be split from Universal Music, owner Vivendi has strongly asserted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2012 at 11:25AM 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
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

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New Argos CEO plots radical reinvention

New Argos CEO plots radical reinvention

The new boss of Argos says he has been given a clean sheet from Home Retail Chairman Oliver Stocken to embark upon a brand new strategy for the catalogue retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2012 at 2:42PM in News
Black Ops beats Modern Warfare 3 by 0.5m copies in UK

Black Ops beats Modern Warfare 3 by 0.5m copies in UK

Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 may have shattered records left, right and centre, but it fell far short of its predecessor in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2012 at 2:05PM in News
3DS Launch: All the news

3DS Launch: All the news

A few days short of four years – that's how long it has been since the industry last saw a fully-fledged, stand alone hardware launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2011 at 3:00PM in News
PlayStation Move ‘a step up from Wii’

PlayStation Move ‘a step up from Wii’

Dundee developer Cohort Studios is busy building one of the first PlayStation Move titles to be released – and the group has already heaped praise on Sony’s motion control device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2010 at 5:12PM in News

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MPs criticised for DEB turnout

MPs criticised for DEB turnout

Britain’s MPs have been criticised for the poor turnout for yesterday’s discussion about the controversial Digital Economy Bill.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2010 at 2:30PM in News
Sony defends early Move software line-up

Sony defends early Move software line-up

Though the tech behind Sony’s PlayStation Move is certainly impressive, the reaction to its initial software line-up has been less enthusiastic. However, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has called ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2010 at 12:06PM in News
Natal lineup to be shown at E3

Natal lineup to be shown at E3

We’re still waiting to discover what games will accompany the launch of Microsoft’s motion sensing Natal camera this Q4 – but the plat form holder has now pledged to reveal ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2010 at 10:26AM in News
Grow Up Australia wins widespread support

Grow Up Australia wins widespread support

The deadline for submissions in the ongoing debate around mature and violent video games in Australia is this Sunday – and campaign group Grow Up Australia says it already has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 11:36AM in News

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US: PS3 shifts 440k during Thanksgiving

US: PS3 shifts 440k during Thanksgiving

While Nintendo had to contend with year-on-year decreases in Wii sales for the crucial Thanksgiving week at North American retail, Sony claims that the PS3 enjoyed its strongest ever sales ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2009 at 9:55AM in News
Nintendo hails strongest Xmas Wii line-up

Nintendo hails strongest Xmas Wii line-up

Nintendo is convinced that Wii Fit Plus and New Super Mario Bros. Wii make up its best Christmas Wii line-up yet, and expects both titles to dominate the Top 40 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2009 at 12:36PM in News
Nvidia seals DS 2 deal

Nvidia seals DS 2 deal

Graphics chip giant Nvidia has won a highly lucrative contract that will see it provide technology for the next Nintendo handheld, inside sources claim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2009 at 1:02PM in News
13 games for PSP Minis launch

13 games for PSP Minis launch

Sony’s PSPgo has arrived at UK retail, and with it so too arrives the platform holder’s answer to the Apple App Store – PSP Minis. Those who buy the console ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2009 at 12:10PM in News

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NPD: Music genre down 46%

NPD: Music genre down 46%

Though the signs are that the world is slowly pulling out of recession, punters are seemingly still proving reluctant to shell out the high cost demanded of modern rhythm action ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2009 at 12:11PM in News
360 Games On Demand launch line-up revealed

360 Games On Demand launch line-up revealed

Console gaming makes a big step toward the digital distribution age with the arrival of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Games On Demand service next week – though the launch line-up confirms ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2009 at 6:18PM in News
TMNT Smash Up dated

TMNT Smash Up dated

Publisher Ubisoft has announced that light-hearted brawler Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle: Smash Up will be released for the Nintendo Wii on September 25th in the UK and Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2009 at 1:01PM in News
ROUNDUP: Sony E3 press conference

ROUNDUP: Sony E3 press conference

With Microsoft having thrown such a great show yesterday, the pressure was on Sony to do the same tonight – a challenge it certainly rose to.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2009 at 10:30PM in News
DS Lite trade price safe for now

DS Lite trade price safe for now

Following the news that Nintendo is to up the trade price retailers pay for the Wii – leading to fears that the machine’s price on the High Street could increase ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2009 at 2:07PM in News
Wii price set to rise in the UK

Wii price set to rise in the UK

Nintendo has confirmed to MCV that it is to increase the trade price of its Wii console for UK retailers, a move that could lead to the console’s price rising ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2009 at 1:47PM in News
Sony outlines widespread Home support

Sony outlines widespread Home support

The Japanese arm of Sony has revealed a number of the high-profile games companies that have currently signed up for licenses to develop content for the firm’s growing virtual world ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2009 at 2:59PM in News
Konami enjoys strong 2008

Konami enjoys strong 2008

Net income for the nine months ending December 31st 2008 reached YEN 17,826, a 17 per cent increase on the same period the year before. Operating income for the period ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2009 at 1:35PM in News
Early December High Street stats positive

Early December High Street stats positive

The latest UK High Street statistics from Synovate Retail Performance show that the number of non-food shopping trips made between November 30th and December 6th climbed by 10.1 per cent ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2008 at 4:17PM in News