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Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Call of Duty: Black Ops II has sold an estimated $500m worth of units in tis first 24 hours. That beats the $400m made by last year’s Modern Warfare 3 in the same period. What hasn’t been revealed, though, is how many units the game sold. Modern Warfare 3 managed …

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NGDC 2012: Glen Schofield on state of the games industry

At the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2012 being held in Pune, VP of Sledgehammer Games (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3) and former general manager of Visceral Games (Dead Space), Glen Schofield weighed in on the current state of the gaming industry. He advised those in the industry to brace …

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FDI in retail: What it means for the Indian gaming industry

The Indian government recently greenlit its long-delayed plans to allow 51 per cent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail in India, which analysts believe could bring in $2 billion in investments over the next two years. The move paves the way for international retailers such as Amazon.com and Carrefour to …

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Sony not dropping Vita price; targets 10 million sales in 2012

Sony has no immediate plans for a PlayStation Vita price drop, worldwide studios president Shuhei Yoshida said at E3. The handheld is currently priced at Rs 19,990 and Rs 24,990 for the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi+3G versions respectively. When Eurogamer asked Yoshida if it was too soon for a Vita price …

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ISFE unveils new European games data resource

A new survey of gamers in Europe claims to have the first clear view of the continent’s games market, including boxed and digital stats. The Interactive Software Federation of Europe this morning unveiled its new GameTrack survey, backed by Activision, Disney, EA, Microsoft, Namco Bandai Games, Sony, Take-Two and Ubisoft. …

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Huge growth predicted for Indian games industry

The Indian games industry is expected to grow by 38 per cent to Rs 18 billion ($359m) in 2012 and to a staggering Rs 46 billion ($917m) by 2016. Console gaming was the biggest revenue earner in 2011, accounting for 55 per cent of the market.But this does not include …

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TERRITORY REPORT: Australia & New Zealand

Video games retail in the Pacific region is not unlike that of Europe. The market faces many of the same hurdles, such as the digital transition and decline of boxed sales. Challenges unique to the area include the rise of grey importing, a harsh disparity on both price and release …

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Analyst: Australian videogame prices to drop 40% by 2012

According to a report at GameSpot, Rob Blythe, analyst with Macquarie Bank, predicts the inflated cost of videogames in Australia won’t last long. The report from Macquarie Bank’s Equities Research, which analyses Australia’s predisposition to spending online, asserts that the strong dollar and Australia’s failure to fall into line with …

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TERRITORY REPORT: Eastern Europe

The far side of the continent is home to a wide variety of markets. While none may be the size of the UK, France or Germany, when combined they still represent a significant portion of Europe’s gamers. As with any multi-nation territory, it becomes difficult to establish exact market data …

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TERRITORY REPORT: Benelux & Nordic

BENELUX Population: 27,970,600Countries: Belgium, The Netherlands, LuxembourgCurrency: EuroLanguages: Dutch, French, German, Luxembourgish, Key retailers: 12Game.com, Bart Smit, Bol.com, Carrefour, Collishop.be, Colruyt, Cora, DelHaize, Dixons, Dreamland, Dynabyte, FNAC, Free Record Shop, Fun, Gamemania, Intertoys, Makro, Mediamarkt/Saturn, Music Store, Smartoys, Supra Center, Traffic, V&D, WehkampDistributors: ABC Soft, BEMs, Big Ben, CLD Distribution, …

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