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US market posts annual gain in February

US market posts annual gain in February

The US video games market managed to reverse a run of losses in February by posting year-on-year growth of three per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 8:42AM in News
There's no stopping Xbox in US

There's no stopping Xbox in US

The remarkable strength of Xbox 360 in the US video games market shows no sings abating with news of a record performance for the console in February.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 8:24AM in News
US: Pokemon sells 1.08m

US: Pokemon sells 1.08m

Joint sales of Pokemon Black/White reached 1.08m copies on their first day of release in the US, Nintendo has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2011 at 12:04PM in News
THQ’s Watts departs for US office

THQ’s Watts departs for US office

Simon Watts will be joining THQ’s US team next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2011 at 2:14PM in News

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GameStop accused of recording personal data

GameStop accused of recording personal data

A class action complaint has been filed against GameStop after the US retail giant was accused of recording the personal information of its customers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 2nd 2011 at 11:00AM in News
Could Catherine get a Western release?

Could Catherine get a Western release?

There's fresh hope that eye-catching console title Catherine could receive a release in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2011 at 8:55AM in News
GDC11: Gaikai arrives

GDC11: Gaikai arrives

US-cloud based gaming service Gaikai has gone live with a number of EA-published titles available for online play in time for GDC 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2011 at 3:40PM in News
PSP gets fresh price cut

PSP gets fresh price cut

Sony has dropped the price of the PSP once again in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2011 at 2:21PM in News

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Deathsmiles nears 100,000 sales

Deathsmiles nears 100,000 sales

The Xbox 360 version of cult arcade shooter Deathsmiles is approaching 100,000 sales in Japan and the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2011 at 10:36AM in News
NPD: US January games market down 5%

NPD: US January games market down 5%

US sales tracker NPD has released its numbers for the US video games market in January 2011, and they show another period of year-on-year decline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2011 at 8:22AM in News
Tecmo targets West with new Warriors

Tecmo targets West with new Warriors

The latest in the hit Dynasty Warriors franchise has been designed to appeal to Western gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2011 at 12:14PM in News
Ubisoft seizes 21% market share on Kinect

Ubisoft seizes 21% market share on Kinect

Ubisoft has conquered 21 per cent of the Kinect market in Europe.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 14th 2011 at 5:18PM in News

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LG calls for US PS3 ban

LG calls for US PS3 ban

LG Electronics has called for the International Trade Commission to block sales of the PS3 and other Sony products in the US.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 8th 2011 at 10:29AM in News
Nintendo sees hardware sales spike

Nintendo sees hardware sales spike

The Red Wii helped Nintendo hardware sales boom during the Christmas period, despite a year-on-year drop in profit.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 31st 2011 at 11:04AM in News
Gears Triple Pack is US-only

Gears Triple Pack is US-only

UK Gears of War fans won’t be able to get their hands on the new Triple Pack announced yesterday.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 19th 2011 at 11:38AM in News
Killzone 3 arrives on Feb 25th

Killzone 3 arrives on Feb 25th

As has been clear to see on MCVuk.com's release schedule for several weeks now, Sony PS3 shooter Killzone 3 will be released in the UK on February 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 3:24PM in News

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March release for MotorStorm Apocalypse

March release for MotorStorm Apocalypse

Sony has announced on the PlayStation blog that PS3 racer MotorStorm: Apocalypse will be released in the UK on March 16th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 10:56AM in News
Nintendo's 5 years of US success

Nintendo's 5 years of US success

Gaming stalwart Nintendo is this morning rightly singing loudly about its transformation in this generation of machines, heralding its unprecedented success in the US market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 9:26AM in News
US: Xbox enjoys best ever month

US: Xbox enjoys best ever month

Sales of Xbox 360 hardware were up an amazing 42 per cent year-on-year in the US in December, paving the way the console's most successful ever month in the territory.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 8:36AM in News
NPD: US market down 5.7% in 2010

NPD: US market down 5.7% in 2010

The latest numbers from US games tracker NPD have shown that the US video games market declined 5.7 per cent year-on-year in 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 8:32AM in News
US: Analyst predicts Wii December victory

US: Analyst predicts Wii December victory

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has predicted that Wii emerged as the best selling home console of December in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 3:03PM in News
US: Free 360 game with Windows 7

US: Free 360 game with Windows 7

US consumers who purchase any new Windows Phone 7 will receive a free Xbox 360 game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 20th 2010 at 11:40AM in News
Sony unifies US and Euro SingStar stores

Sony unifies US and Euro SingStar stores

The somewhat threadbare US SingStore is to be significantly beefed up with the addition of content that until now has only been available to European gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
NPD: DS and 360 dominate

NPD: DS and 360 dominate

Nintendo DS was the best selling console of November in the US, according to NPD.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2010 at 10:46AM in News
NPD: Dance games spark music recovery

NPD: Dance games spark music recovery

US sales tracker NPD has finally revealed some good news for the struggling music genre.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2010 at 10:12AM in News