Entries in 'value' (108)

Annual PC market worth $11bn

Annual PC market worth $11bn

Whilst the fragmentation of the PC market across traditional retail and online has made the entire segment hard to track, and even created the (debatable) belief that the sector is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2009 at 12:33PM in News
Casual sector to top $1bn by 2013

Casual sector to top $1bn by 2013

Research and analysis firm Parks Associates has predicted that the annual market value of the “premium casual games business” will exceed $1bn by the year 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2009 at 10:49AM in News
NPD: January market sees 13% growth

NPD: January market sees 13% growth

The latest results from stats firm NPD show that the North American video game market grew 13 per cent in January compared to the same month the year before to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2009 at 11:29AM in News
Games overtake films in global entertainment market

Games overtake films in global entertainment market

Statistics from market research company Media Control Gfk International suggest that gaming has overtaken DVD and Blu-ray in terms of worldwide market value, Edge Online reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2009 at 10:45AM in News

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AUSTRALIA: Market jumps by 47 per cent

AUSTRALIA: Market jumps by 47 per cent

Australia has become the latest nation to following the footsteps of the UK, USA and Canada (though sadly not Japan) by reporting impressive rises in the value of ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2009 at 9:56AM in News
JAPAN: Year-on-year market decline predicted

JAPAN: Year-on-year market decline predicted

Ahead of the release of its official figures next week, Famitsu publisher Enterbrain is predicting a significant decline in the value of the Japanese video games market in 2008.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2009 at 10:16AM in News
NPD: November games market defies credit crunch

NPD: November games market defies credit crunch

The games industry’s recession-proof credentials have been given another shot in the arm with the news that NPD stats show the North American games market hit $2.91 billion in November ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2008 at 9:44AM in News
GameStop: Pre-owned games are vital to new game sales

GameStop: Pre-owned games are vital to new game sales

The CEO of leading North American and global games retailer GameStop has insisted that the pre-owned sector is a vital element in the market for new games, and that moves ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2008 at 12:20PM in News