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The overall UK video game market was worth £2.52bn in 2011 according to the latest UKIE figures. That represents a year-on-year drop of 13 per cent from £2.88bn and a ...
The Japanese video games market suffered an overall decline of eight per cent year-on-year in 2011, according to the latest Famitsu data.
Hacking has been one of the hottest stories of the year. From Wikileaks uncovering Government documents, to News of the World journalists breaking into the phones of celebrities, the story of ...
It was supposed to be the fight that would define the year. Call of Duty had met its match. For the first time ever, the game was to go up against ...
There’s no hiding from the fact that 2011 has been a year to forget for retailers.
We don’t really need to say how difficult 2011 has been for UK games retail.
Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.
Some of the biggest brands in games are not selling fast enough, forcing retail to slash 50 per cent off new releases.
Admittedly, we can’t afford to drive our cars or heat our homes, but at least gaming remains affordable in the UK.
For a while I’ve been hopeful that more people will see the depth that 3DS has to offer. I don’t mean the 3D display – because, in many ways, that’s ...
Keith Vaz, Labour MP for Leicester East, has once gain used his position of power to launch an unwarranted attack on the games industry.
Much like the big Hollywood movies, triple-A games have become all about the opening weekend.
We reveal what TV viewers liked most about some of this season’s biggest games advertisements, including those for Skyrim, FIFA 12 and Modern Warfare 3.
The market value dipped ten per cent to £54.6m, down from last week’s £60.9m. That’s still a huge amount and should increase as Christmas approaches.
In its first week of release, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the single best selling product at supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.
Valve boss Gabe Newell has challenged the notion that software pricing is the driving force behind games piracy.
Earnest and reputable mainstream newspaper The Daily Telegraph has today run a headline warning parents about the dangers of videogames.
Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats No.1 for the third week in a row.
The boss of successful independent developer 5th Cell has in no uncertain terms said that the full-price boxed retail model is no longer fit for purpose in the modern ...
The new President of Ireland Michael D Higgins has used his first official public engagement to attack video games.
Retail giant Sainsbury’s has been the first supermarket to go aggressive on pricing this year. But it’s not new software the grocer is discounting – the firm has instead slashed ...
Activision Blizzard parent Vivendi has squashed industry chatter that it is opening a new games business.
MCV quizzes UKIE board member and Sega UK MD John Clark on the importance of including digital sales into the weekly charts...
The UK digital sales charts have been a long time coming, but Sega’s John Clark is confident the industry will be satisfied.