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The UK games market fell by 50 per cent week-on-week. But that’s not bad news – it still generated £60.9m compared to last week’s record high of £120.8m.
The boxed games market value fell to £31.7m this week down from last week’s £39.1m – a change of 18.9 per cent.
Despite claims to the contrary, the developers of Call of Duty say that they do not see the use of shocking content as a marketing tool for their games.
It was a big week for the UK games market, with the total value up by 36 per cent to £39.1m, and unit sales up by 31 per cent to ...
A big month for core gaming helped UK games retailers take £125.6m during September.
It’s the post-FIFA blues this week, with unit sales falling 43 per cent to 887,494 and the market value plunging further, down 51 per cent to £26.3m week-on-week.
The market value leaped 94 per cent week-on-week to £53.8m following FIFA 12's release – the biggest week for games retail so far this year.
The UK games retail market generated £27.7m last week, a 136 per cent rise week-on-week and the second highest number this year.
Christmas came early for UK retail last week: physical game sales rose to its highest point since the first week of the year.
A lack of major product saw the UK games market drop significantly to £11.73m this week – a fall of 34 per cent.
The weekly games software market value hit £17.6m this week – up 28 per cent over the £13.7m generated last week.
Sales of online games are expected to pass physical retail from 2013, an analyst at DFC Intelligence has claimed.
As if last year’s ten-year low wasn’t bad enough, this week the market value fell even further.
Looters kicked the UK games retail market while it was down last week, as the sector posted its worst results in ten years.
The weekly entertainment UK software value rose to £11.5m, up slightly from the £11.2m generated from game sales last week.
Another month, another bleak story about the state of the UK games retail market.
Shares in publisher Take-Two have fallen by four per cent meaning that since mid May the company has lost over 15 per cent of its overall value.
Rockstar has done it again, with new IP L.A. Noire providing a major boost to UK games retail.
The ongoing patent disagreement between PS3 platform holder Sony and Korean electricals manufacturer LG has hit the courts today, revealing the true extent of the debate.
The need for a sales chart that integrates both physical and digital sales has never been greater.
The global PC games market has shown growth in through 2010 to reach a record $16.2bn in value, according to PC Gaming Alliance's third annual Horizons research report.
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.
With a hole of £500m in the High Street when it comes to games, I don’t think anyone expected fireworks from the end-of-year data.