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AntiGrav celebrates revenue growth

AntiGrav Media saw its turnover increase 400 per cent for fiscal year 2009, and now the firm is intent on re-creating that success for 2010. The peripherals specialist attributes the sales triumph to its huge range of products and growing selection of licensed accessories. AntiGrav Media grew significantly in 2009,” …

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Q2 losses for SouthPeak

Virginia-based US publisher SouthPeak Interactive has seen the $1.2m profit it enjoyed in the quarter ending December 31st 2008 turn into a $2.6m loss for the same period in 2009. Also down were revenues – they fell from $17.3m to $10.1m, a decline of 42 per cent. Operating costs, however, …

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Viacom seeking Rock Band refund

With falling sales of Rock Band blamed for a three per cent year-on-year decline in sales for Harmonix owner Viacom, the company has said that it wants a partial refund of bonuses paid to the developer in 2008. Viacom enjoyed strong profits of $694m for the quarter ending December 31st, …

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Konami profits slip 40%

Japanese publisher Konami has reported profits of $116.7m for the nine months ending December 31st – a 40 per cent year-on-year decline. Profits were down 18 per cent compared to the same period in 2008 at $2.1bn. The steepest decline stemmed from Konami’s gaming operations, where revenue fell 33 per …

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Annual Xbox sales fall 13%

Microsoft sold 5.2m Xbox 360 consoles in the quarter ending December 31st – 13 per cent down on the 6m units it sold in the same period in 2008. The number brings the console’s worldwide sales total to 39m units. 7.3m consoles were shipped in the period, down on the …

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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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Google revenues surge 17%

It seems that global economic slowdown has yet to reach the sunny vistas of California’s Mountain View with news that Google’s revenues enjoyed a year-on-year increase of 17 per cent for the quarter ending December 31st 2009. Total revenues hit $6.67bn for the period, up from the $5.7bn in the …

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PlayStation revenues down $1.3bn in 09

Sony has described 2009 as a turning point” for PS3 and ELSPA said the console was last year’s star” performer, but new analysis from Gamasutra paints a far less rosy picture for the PlayStation platform holder. More specifically, the site claims that Sony suffered a $1.3bn year-on-year drop in revenue …

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DJ Hero best new IP of 09

Though commentators would have you believe that the music game genre is in a savage state of decline, new numbers from NPD Group claim that DJ Hero was in revenue terms the most successful new IP of 2009 across America and Europe. Not a bad achievement, considering it was up …

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Codemasters in bogus customs scare

Longstanding British studio Codemasters saw in the New Year in a most unfortunate manner as HM Revenue & Customs served an erroneous petition to wind-up the business. On face value that meant the studio would face going into administration, receivership or liquidation, with Codemasters’ banks under threat of being frozen. …

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