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Tough year for Konami but better things are ahead, it insists

Konami has reported annual declines to its net revenue, operating income and net income. For the year ending March 31st 2013 net revenue fell 15 per cent to 225,995m, operating income fell 46.6 per cent to 21,875m and net income fell 42.8 per cent to 1,174m. Konami’s digital entertainment business …

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Sega suffers sales and operating income dip although Sonic and Aliens pass 1m units sold

Japanese publisher Sega Sammy has reported an 18.7 per cent drop in net sales for the year ending March 31st 2013. In total the numbers fell from 395,502m to 321,407m. Operating income dropped 67.3 per cent to 19,073m. However, a number of factors including sales of investment securities, employee pension …

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Strong Q4 can’t help GameStop escape downturn; Hardware sales fall sharply

International games retailer GameStop has reported a year-on-year increase in profits from $943.2 to $974.9 for the 14 weeks ending February 2nd. That’s despite a fall in net sales from $3.579bn in the same period last year to $3.562bn. Operating profit jumped from $302.5m to $412.3m. Net income jumped from …

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Dixons celebrates a good Christmas

Dixons Retail, owner of PC World and Currys, has today reported strong sales for the 12 weeks up to January 5th, including the Christmas period. Like-for-like sales were up seven per cent, with UK and Ireland doing one better on eight per cent (based on stores open for the full …

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Digital up, pre-owned down as GameStop reports 4.6% sales drop

Global games retailer GameStop has fared better than the overall games market by posting a sales drop of just 4.6 per cent for the nine weeks ending December 29th. Global sales for the period were $2.88bn. Like-for-like sales fell 4.4 per cent, with the US declining 3.5 per cent and …

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Retail survey unearths merry mood on the High Street

UK games retailers are surprisingly upbeat in the face of significant market declines. MCV’s annual retail survey shows that a whopping 75 per cent of store managers and retail buyers are confident about the next year, with those on the frontline pointing to the arrival of new consoles and Grand …

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MCV’s 2012 Retail Survey – the results

MCV quizzes over 100 retailers from around the UK – from nationwide specialist chains to independent stores – about the highs and lows of 2012 and their hopes for the games market in 2013. >>>>>>>>> WHAT IS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF 2012? There may be be debate as to whether the …

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Sleeping Dogs ships 1.5m units as Square reports income drop

Square Enix has reported a moderate rise in net sales for the six months ending September, climbing 6.2 per cent to 61,055m. Other numbers were less positive, however. Operating income fell from 7,391m last year to an operating loss of 6,266m. Last year’s net income for the period of 3,704m …

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FIFA 13 sells 7.4m units, helps EA meet financial expectations

EA has reported revenue of $1.08bn for its most recent quarter, falling roughly in line with analyst expectations. The numbers are slightly above the $1.03bn reported in the same period in 2011. FIFA 13 was the star performer with total sales in the four weeks since launch of 7.4m units …

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Income up + sales up = happy Capcom

Japanese publisher Capcom has posted solid results for the quarter ending June 30th 2012. It reported a 244.4 per cent year-on-year increase in operating income to 2,669m and a 55.8 per cent jump in net sales. Net income for the three months ending June 30th climbed 290.2 per cent to …

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