Entries in 'us' (389)

Midnight Purple 3DS confirmed

Midnight Purple 3DS confirmed

A new colour version of the 3DS has been confirmed for the US market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2012 at 9:15AM in News
Pikmin 2 Wii getting NA release this year

Pikmin 2 Wii getting NA release this year

Nintendo of America has announced the re-release of Pikmin 2 on Wii.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2012 at 8:11AM in News
Namco Bandai unite US and Euro operations

Namco Bandai unite US and Euro operations

Namco Bandai has united its Western teams in a bid to replicate its Japanese success across other markets.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 10:57AM in News
US authorities to track suspects using games consoles

US authorities to track suspects using games consoles

Big Brother is watching. Specifically, he’s watching what you’re doing on your consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2012 at 10:50AM in News

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Best Buy losses lead to 50 store closures

Best Buy losses lead to 50 store closures

Continued profit declines have led US technology retailer Best Buy to close 50 of its big box stores.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 30th 2012 at 10:58AM in News
Warner signs Codies distribution deal in US

Warner signs Codies distribution deal in US

Warner Brothers International Entertainment has signed a deal for the distribution, sales, and marketing of the complete 2012 Codemasters lineup in North and South America.

by Seth Tipps
on Mar 27th 2012 at 9:12AM in News
Former Midway PR boss heads up Rising Star US

Former Midway PR boss heads up Rising Star US

Phil Robinson has joined Rising Star Games to take charge of its US arm.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 16th 2012 at 9:40AM in News
Vita sales have been "exceptional" in the US

Vita sales have been "exceptional" in the US

Sony claims that Stateside sales of PlayStation Vita and its launch games have been "exceptional".

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 9th 2012 at 11:21AM in News

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Now US reports drastic video game market falls in February

Now US reports drastic video game market falls in February

The latest numbers from sales tracker NPD show that the US video games market suffered a 20 per cent year-on-year decline to $1.06bn in February.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2012 at 8:35AM 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
Facebook Credits might be illegal

Facebook Credits might be illegal

US attorneys have warned that Facebook Credits may be in violation of America's antitrust laws.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 29th 2012 at 11:43AM in News
Oklahoma violent games tax fails approval

Oklahoma violent games tax fails approval

A proposed Oklahoma bill that aimed to add a 1% tax on violent video games has failed approval in a state House subcommittee. 

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2012 at 6:05AM in News

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MCVuk.com hires US writer

MCVuk.com hires US writer

Los Angeles based journalist Erik Johnson has been hired as MCVuk.com’s new North American correspondent.

on Feb 23rd 2012 at 11:12AM in News
Darksiders II dated, pre-order incentives revealed

Darksiders II dated, pre-order incentives revealed

THQ has confirmed a June 29th release for console and PC title Darksiders II in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2012 at 11:03AM in News
Xbox 360 and Call of Duty still king in US

Xbox 360 and Call of Duty still king in US

Microsoft and Activision had the best performing products in the US last month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 11:31AM in News
US game sales drop by $390 in January

US game sales drop by $390 in January

A lack of new releases and the comparatively strong sales in 2011 saw the US video games market drop by almost $400m last month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 11:16AM in News

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UK leads digital and physical game sales

UK leads digital and physical game sales

NDP data shows that UK consumers buy more video games – both boxed and downloadable – than those in France, Germany in the US.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 10:45AM in News
Facebook files $5bn stock market IPO

Facebook files $5bn stock market IPO

Global social network Facebook has filed for a $5bn initial public offering which could value the company at $100bn.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 10:33AM in News
Digital Vita games also cheaper in the US

Digital Vita games also cheaper in the US

US retail has, as expected, confirmed that buying a game digitally for the PlayStation Vita will be cheaper than buying a physical version of the same title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2012 at 8:27AM in News
NCsoft lawsuit seeks to block MMO in US

NCsoft lawsuit seeks to block MMO in US

Online games publisher NCsoft has filed a lawsuit against the developer of MMO game Tera in a bid to block its launch in the US.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 27th 2012 at 10:55AM in News
Capcom Digital Collection out March

Capcom Digital Collection out March

Capcom will release its eight-game Digital Collection bundle – complete with two Street Fighter titles – on March 30th in the UK.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 24th 2012 at 9:47AM in News
US politicians drop SOPA support

US politicians drop SOPA support

Several high-profile US politicians have pulled their support for the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) following yesterday's online protests.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 19th 2012 at 10:59AM in News
US: Three Silent Hill games confirmed for March

US: Three Silent Hill games confirmed for March

Konami has announced US release dates for its trio of new Silent Hill releases, including Vita exclusive Book of Memories.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2012 at 9:51AM in News
2011 US games market down 8% leaving UK as worst performer

2011 US games market down 8% leaving UK as worst performer

NPD has confirmed that the US video games market declines eight per cent year-on-year to $17.02bn in 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2012 at 8:27AM in News
Is Best Buy US in trouble too?

Is Best Buy US in trouble too?

At a time when US electronics retail giant Best Buy exits the British market, a Forbes opinion editorial claims that the firm is "going out of business" even in firm's ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Jan 6th 2012 at 2:16PM in News