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Segas profits rise 200%

Sega Sammy Holdings has posted a year-on-year increase of almost 200 per cent for its fiscal year ending March 31. Profits hit 151.8m in the period, up from a loss of 171.3m in the same period last year, while total sales were down 10.4 per cent year-on-year. These figures take …

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PlayStation division posts $889m loss

Sony’s Network Product and Services Division, the home of its PlayStation operations, has reported a $889m loss for the year ending March 31st 2010, a year-on-year decrease of 10.2 per cent. PS3 sales hit a total of 13m units, up from the 10.3m seen in the same period the year …

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Nintendo leads Develop 100

The 2010 edition of the Develop 100 has named Nintendo as the most successful games developer in the world. Put together by our sister magazine Develop and published in association with Deep Silver, the Develop 100 ranks the top studios in the world based on the sales of their games …

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Best Buy posts 24.5% profit rise

Electronic retailer Best Buy has announced a 24.5 per cent increase in gross profit of $12.2bn for its fiscal year ending February 27. The retailer posted gross revenue for the year at $49.7bn – a ten per cent increase on last year’s figure. Online sales were also up 20 per …

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Ubisoft reports drop in sales

French publisher Ubisoft has reported sales of €661m for the nine months ending December 2009, a 22.5 per cent year-on-year decrease. Sales for its Q3 hit €495m, down just 2.7 per cent compared to the same period in 2008. 48 per cent of sales in the period came from the …

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Profits up 68% at Square Enix

Square Enix has reported an operating income of YEN 21.4bn for the nine months ending December 31st 2009, a jump of 67.7 per cent year-on-year. Net sales for the period were up 30.0 per cent at YEN 135bn. Its games operations in isolation saw net sales jump 97 per cent …

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Nintendo suffers sales slump

Though it was the star festive performer of 2009, platform holder Nintendo has reported a drop in both sales and profits for the nine months ending December 31st. Profits were down 9.4 per cent at YEN 192.6bn (1.3bn), down from YEN 212.5bn (1.4bn) in the same period the year before. …

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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. Income for the period hit $3.38bn, drastically up from the $2.26bn in the same period in 2008. Sales climbed from $11.9bn in 2008 to $15.7bn this time around. The numbers …

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DSGi results smash expectations

PC World and Currys owner DSG International achieved an eight per cent like-for-like sales growth over the Christmas period, thanks largely to electrical sales in the UK and Ireland. The results – which cover the 12 weeks ending January 9th – significantly exceed analyst expectations of around a two or …

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Record Xmas for HMV

HMV group has reported a 14.6 per cent year-on-year increase in its UK and Ireland stores for the five weeks ending January 2nd 2010. For the ten weeks ending on the same date the growth stands at 13.4 per cent. Like-for-like sales increased 2.2 per cent over the five weeks …

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