Entries in 'revenue' (176)

Xbox 360 sales down year-on-year

Xbox 360 sales down year-on-year

Microsoft has revealed that it sold 10.3m Xbox 360 consoles in the year ending June 30th – down from the 11.2m it sold in the same period the year before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2010 at 11:04AM in News
Social games market to hit $1.5bn in 2014

Social games market to hit $1.5bn in 2014

The total value of the social network games market will reach $1.5bn by 2014, according to a new report from Screen Digest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2010 at 1:20PM in News
MS to make $1bn from Kinect in year one

MS to make $1bn from Kinect in year one

Though opinion on the likely success or otherwise of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect camera remains divided, Caris & Co analyst Sandeep Aggarwal believes the camera could make as much as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2010 at 12:07PM in News
Red Dead makes £10m in two days

Red Dead makes £10m in two days

Red Dead Redemption has enjoyed a impressive opening weekend, despite suffering from stock shortages on release day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2010 at 9:00AM in News

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Konami profits up 22%

Konami profits up 22%

The full year financial results for Konami this year have proved a mixed bag, with profits increasing but revenues falling.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2010 at 4:22PM in News
Namco Bandai posts $312m loss

Namco Bandai posts $312m loss

Publisher Namco Bandai has reported a $312m loss for the fiscal year ending March 31st 2010, a sharp dip from the $126m profit reported in the year before. Revenues hit ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2010 at 1:04PM in News
Annual falls for Nintendo

Annual falls for Nintendo

Nintendo has reported an 18 per cent decline in net income for the year ending March 31st 2010 at $2.45bn. Revenue was $1.53bn – a decline of 22 per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 10:30AM in News
Global Xbox sales hit 40m

Global Xbox sales hit 40m

The Xbox 360 has now sold over 40m units worldwide since it was first launched in late 2005.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 10:57AM in News

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WoW pet making $2.5m an hour

WoW pet making $2.5m an hour

The ‘Celestial Mount’ in-game item for Activision-Blizzard’s MMORPG-hit World of Warcraft caused such high demand on it’s first day of availability that the studio claim they had to scale down ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2010 at 1:46PM in News
Capcom ‘has to be in the West’

Capcom ‘has to be in the West’

Less than 15 per cent of Capcom’s total sales now stem from the Japanese market – a stark reminder if one was ever needed of the Western-facing shifting power in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 4:11PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 DLC makes £25m

Modern Warfare 2 DLC makes £25m

It looks like the 1200 Microsoft Point gamble paid off. Activision’s first piece of DLC for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, dubbed the Stimulus Package, has netted around ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2010 at 10:44AM in News
Wii captured 47% of market in ‘09

Wii captured 47% of market in ‘09

Nintendo’s Wii accounted for 47 per cent of the global home console market in 2009, according to a report from Ibis Capital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 6:31PM in News

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Year-on-year declines at Majesco

Year-on-year declines at Majesco

US publisher Majesco has reported net revenues of $29.2m for its first quarter ending January 31st – down from the $32.8m seen in the same period in 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2010 at 5:12PM in News
NPD: February sales slump 15%

NPD: February sales slump 15%

The value of the video games market in the US fell 15 per cent year-on-year in February to $1.28bn – a number that has surprised even NPD itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2010 at 9:34AM in News
AntiGrav celebrates revenue growth

AntiGrav celebrates revenue growth

AntiGrav Media saw its turnover increase 400 per cent for fiscal year 2009, and now the firm is intent on re-creating that success for 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2010 at 4:51PM in News
Q2 losses for SouthPeak

Q2 losses for SouthPeak

Virginia-based US publisher SouthPeak Interactive has seen the $1.2m profit it enjoyed in the quarter ending December 31st 2008 turn into a $2.6m loss for the same period in 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2010 at 1:15PM in News

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Viacom seeking Rock Band refund

Viacom seeking Rock Band refund

With falling sales of Rock Band blamed for a three per cent year-on-year decline in sales for Harmonix owner Viacom, the company has said that it wants a partial refund ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2010 at 10:04AM in News
Konami profits slip 40%

Konami profits slip 40%

Japanese publisher Konami has reported profits of $116.7m for the nine months ending December 31st – a 40 per cent year-on-year decline. Profits were down 18 per cent compared to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2010 at 4:23PM in News
Annual Xbox sales fall 13%

Annual Xbox sales fall 13%

Microsoft sold 5.2m Xbox 360 consoles in the quarter ending December 31st – 13 per cent down on the 6m units it sold in the same period in 2008.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2010 at 9:47AM in News
Apple profits soar 50%

Apple profits soar 50%

Tech lifestyle leader Apple has revealed a 50 per cent year-on-year jump in profits for the quarter ending December 26th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2010 at 9:45AM in News
Google revenues surge 17%

Google revenues surge 17%

It seems that global economic slowdown has yet to reach the sunny vistas of California’s Mountain View with news that Google’s revenues enjoyed a year-on-year increase of 17 per cent ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2010 at 2:32PM in News
PlayStation revenues down $1.3bn in ‘09

PlayStation revenues down $1.3bn in ‘09

Sony has described 2009 as “a turning point” for PS3 and ELSPA said the console was last year’s “star” performer, but new analysis from Gamasutra paints a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2010 at 3:45PM in News
DJ Hero best new IP of ‘09

DJ Hero best new IP of ‘09

Though commentators would have you believe that the music game genre is in a savage state of decline, new numbers from NPD Group claim that DJ Hero was in revenue ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2010 at 1:36PM in News
Codemasters in bogus customs scare

Codemasters in bogus customs scare

Longstanding British studio Codemasters saw in the New Year in a most unfortunate manner as HM Revenue & Customs served an erroneous petition to wind-up the business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2010 at 2:29PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 sales hit $1bn

Modern Warfare 2 sales hit $1bn

Publisher Activision has confirmed that total sales of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 have just passed $1bn worldwide, according to the firm’s own internal estimates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2010 at 1:19PM in News