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Record digital sales for Activision as Call of Duty: Ghosts numbers are withheld

Activision has reported a slight decline in year-on-year net revenue for the quarter ending March 31st. Total net revenue for the period reaches $1,111m, down from $1,324m the year before. Of this, product sales fell from $990m to $769m although subscription, licensing and other revenues climbed from $334m to $342m. …

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New publisher Chorus Worldwide wants to take Western games to the East

Western mobile game devs are being offered a new route into the lucrative Asian digital games market. Chorus Worldwide, founded by Shintaro Kanaoya, helps devs to fully localise their games for markets such as Japan and Korea. Its first two games are Alex Trowers’ Glyph Quest and Beartrap Games’ Sky …

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Argos opening 25 new digital concept stores

Argos will extend its digital store concept trial to open a further 25 stores by March 2015, in which the traditional shopping catalogues are replaced by tablets. The retailer openedsix digital concept storesduring the Christmas period featuring new developments and technology, including online prepayment, fast track product collection and a …

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Zenimax urges Elder Scrolls Online players to break the rules, name and shame gold spammers

Naming and shaming is normally prohibited on The Elder Scrolls Online’s boards. But rules are made to be broken. Bethesda owner Zenimax has taken the unusual step of urging users to actively name and shame anyone who they suspect of trying to proliferate the growing black market for the game’s …

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Exclusive Destiny freebie for GAME customers

GAME is currently going big on promoting an exclusive Destiny item available only to those who pre-order the Bungie title from the retailer. Speed through the world of Destiny with your Guardian’s very own upgraded and powerful Sparrow, available only at GAME,” the blurb says. Perfect for fast-travel across long …

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US digital spending up in March

Digital games spending in the US saw a significant year-on-year increase last month, analyst firm Superdata has announced. Superdata’s March 2014 report reveals the US digital games market brought in $936m in sales during the period, up 9 per cent from March 2013. The report points not to social and …

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GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

It’s cheaper to buy a boxed game with a digital code inside than to just buy the code, says online retailer GamePointsNow. The firm’s MD Simon Ward says publishers are charging retailers more for digital games than physical ones as it eliminates the cost of stock holding and removes the …

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Trials Frontier downloaded over six million times in first week

Ubisoft’s Trials Frontier has broken mobile records for the publisher. It has revealed that the game, despite aggravating some critics, was downloaded over 6m times in its first week of release, making it the fastest selling mobile game the publisher has ever released. The game is currently the number one …

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SHAREfactory and digital pre-loads hitting PS4 in next update

Sony has revealed more details of its next firmware update for PS4. The 1.70 update will introduce something called SHAREfactory, a video editor app that allows for the combining of clips and the addition of effects, text, stickers, custom music and audio, as well as video commentary. Gameplay increments will …

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36.9% of Steam purchases are never played

A new insight into the digital lives of Steam users has revealed a host of fascinating data, not least of which is the number of games left untouched by owners. Ars Technica‘s detailed insight into Valve’s service, the technicals of which are outlined in detail in its report, show that …

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