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World of Tanks users spend the most

World of Tanks claimed more average revenue per user than any other online game in the last 12 months, according to a new research. Thereport by SuperDataranks Wargaming’s popular free-to-play warfare game at the top of a chart that includes major hitters such as League of Legends, DOTA 2 and …

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App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

A new report says that games spending on both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store overtook portable gaming last year. App Annie’s 2013 Retrospective report says that global App Store games spend overtook dedicated games portable software spend at the end of 2012 and Google Play overtook …

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$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

Apple has revealed that over $10bn was spent on its App Store throughout 2013. December was a record breaking month for the service, in which spend passed $1bn and nearly three billion apps were downloaded. We’d like to thank our customers for making 2013 the best year ever for the …

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AMD spent up to $8m on Battlefield 4 deal – report

Graphics card manufacturer AMD spent between $5m and $8m to secure its Battlefield 4 partnership, a new report has claimed. Fudzilla claims to have word from multiple sources” that the company spent the huge sum to not only secure the game’s bundling with its new range of graphics cards but …

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NPD: US digital games spending up, but not enough to offset physical decline

Digital full game downloads and DLC spending grew 27 per cent in the US games market during Q2 2013. That didn’t stop the sector experiencing a three per cent overall decline in the video games content sector, with the total falling to $2.88bn. When hardware is added the decline increased …

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Amazon introduces £10 minimum spend for free delivery

Online retailer Amazon has redefined the conditions under which it now offers Free Super Saver Delivery. Effective today the site will impose a minimum spend of 10 to qualify for free postage across a number of categories. There are some exemptions however, most notable of which are video games. Also …

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Global ad spend grew in 2012

After the disastrous collapse of 2009, global advertising revenue is again on the rise. That’s according to Worldwatch Institute’s Vital Signs Online service, which found that the 9.6 per cent drop suffer in 2009 in the aftermath of the global banking meltdown has been partially reversed thanks to a 3.3 …

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Consumers spend on booze and holidays, not video games and books

Consumers are spending money – just not on video games. According to the Leisure Industries Research Centre in Sheffield, people spent 227.5bn on leisure activities in 2012. A rise of 3.7 per cent over 2011. The biggest risers were for holidays and tourism, which rose 4.1 per cent year-on-year. Meanwhile, …

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ReVITAlised: Sony spending more on Xmas marketing than at launch

Sony used its Gamescom press conference to effectively relaunch its Vita handheld for Christmas. And as part of the revamp, it will spend more money on marketing Vita this Q4 than it did over the platform’s launch earlier this year.To improve the console’s slow sales the platform holder will launch …

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Average UK gamer spent £334 in 2012

ShopTo.net has released the results of a survey claiming the average UK gamer spent 334 last year on their hobby. The survey was conducted via e-mail between the 15th and 17th of June 2012, recieved just over 9,000 responses, with a sampling error of plus or minus seven percent. ShopTo.net …

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