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Apple makes $11bn profit in Q3, but stays quiet on Apple Watch sales

Consumers might be buying fewer iPads, but Apple’s unlikely to run out of money anytime soon. The tech titan has released its financials for its Q3 period, revealing that it generated nearly $11 billion in profit over the last three months. This is a good third higher than the same …

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Activision Blizzard quarterly revenue exceeds expectations

Activision Blizzard has announced financial results for Q3 2013, reporting revenue of $691m for the period. The figure is down from the $841m earned during the same period last year, but still exceeded the publisher’s expectations of $635m. Revenue from digital channels pulled much of the weight, bringing in $409m …

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Take-Two profits drop to $14.2m

Take-Two has reported a 65 per cent drop in profit to $14.2m for its fiscal Q3 ending December 31st 2011. The Rockstar and 2K parent generated $236.3m in sales during October, November and December. This represents a 25 per cent year-on-year dip compared to the $334.3m made in the same …

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Ubisoft posts record Christmas sales

Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft has raised its sales projections for its fiscal Q3 by €50m after achieving record Christmas sales. It expects to generate €650m in revenues in its third financial quarter of 2011-2012. This is around eight per cent more than its initial estimate of between €580m and €620m, …

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US game sales dip 11% in Q3

US consumers spent an estimated $4.2bn on video games in Q3 overall – a year-on-year drop of 11 per cent. That figure represents money spent on hardware, content and accessories, according to the Q3 2011 US Games Market Dynamics report from The NPD Group. Buyers spent $1.3bn on new physical …

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Casual boss departs THQ

THQ’s EVP ofkids, family and casual gamesMartin Good has left the publisher along with 30 developers due to weak sales of uDraw. The jobs were cut at THQ’s Play development team in Agoura Hills, California. Last week the publisher revised its Q3 financial estimates after its uDraw accessory performed poorly …

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Digital sales lead strong quarter for GameStop

Global games retailer GameStop has posted a solid set of Q3 numbers amidst a background of widespread financial unease. Total sales for the quarter ending October 29th hit $1.95bn, a year-on-year increase of 2.5 per cent. Like-for-like sales slipped by 0.6 per cent. Net earnings fell from $54.7m to $53.9m. …

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Apple powers on to strong Q3

Apple has announced its latest quarterly financial results, outperforming analyst forecasts thanks to strong sales of iPhone and iPad. The company’s fiscal Q3 revenues were $28.6 billion, up from $15.7 billion in the same quarter a year ago. Apple’s net profit for its latest quarter was $7.3 billion, up from …

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SWTOR to miss Q2 release

Publisher EA has said close to 1.5m people have signed up to become potential beta testers for BioWare’s upcoming MMO title Star Wars: The Old Republic. "It’s a great indicator in the interest level in the franchise," CFO Eric Brown said at the Lazard Capital Markets Technology & Media Day …

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