Category Archives: Trade
Sat, Jun 01, 2013 | 22:01 BST
ESA Canada has said the games industry added $2.3 billion to the country’s gross domestic product last year, and noted that 84% of studios are working on titles for mobile devices.
Thu, May 30, 2013 | 21:00 BST
GungHo CEO Kazuki Morishita has told Bloomberg he would like to see the company’s sales top Nintendo’s by the time he retires.
Sat, Jun 01, 2013 | 14:40 BST
Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick spoke at the Cowen Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference today, discussing MMOs, GTA 5, how zombies sell, and games will need multiple protagonists. Get the quotient quotables below.
Thu, May 30, 2013 | 18:45 BST
Sony is reportedly in talks with Morgan Stanley and Citigroup regarding splitting its Entertainment and Electronics divisions.
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 06:43 BST
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 21:27 BST
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 20:44 BST
GameStop has reported its quarterly results for the period ending May 4, with total revenues down 6.8% year-over-year to $1.87 billion, noting declines in both hardware sales and new software. Profits came in at $54.6 million, down 25% year-over-year.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 22:29 BST
Sony is discussing whether to split its entertainment business, which houses PlayStation, from its electronics division – a possibility which saw stock prices rise yesterday.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 14:07 BST
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 21:31 BST
Jesse Divnich, industry analyst for EEDAR has weighed in on Xbox One’s reveal by providing his thought on the new console in an industry letter.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 09:29 BST
NetherRealm’s first non-Mortal Kombat game performed well at retail in the US during April, topping the charts as the best-selling title in an otherwise lacklustre month.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 16:32 BST
As part of its slide presentation to investors during its financial results yesterday, Ubisoft revealed its current market share among boxed game compared to competitors Activision, Take-Two and Microsoft. It seems that during FY2012, Activision had the highest share with 19.5% of the boxed market cornered.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 00:33 BST
Athough Shadow of the Etenerals developer Precursor Games insists it has no connection to Silicon Knights, it has admitted that all of its staff once worked at the Eternal darkness and Too Human studio.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 18:39 BST
Ubisoft has announced its full-year results for fiscal year 2012-13 with sales totaling €1.26 billion, which is up 18.4% compared to €1.0 billion year-over-year.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 22:58 BST
Legendary Civilization designer Sid Meier has said he personally would not enjoy the way Kickstarter projects often mean designers must commit early concepts.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 21:29 BST
Vivendi is looking to sell some of its stake in Activision-Blizzard in order to refocus on its media holdings, according to a WSJ report.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 17:22 BST
Daniel Loeb, CEO of Third Point, LLC, Sony’s largest investor which controls over $1.1 billion in shares, around 6.5%, wants the firm to split its Sony Entertainment business from Sony Electronics.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 07:26 BST
In a lengthy musing on how we should measure success, Deus Ex and Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector has cast aspersions on the ability of critics and gamers to judge whether games are any good or not.
Sun, May 12, 2013 | 23:54 BST
Social and mobile publisher Gree has confirmed a series of lay-offs, with reports suggesting as many as 30 staff were made redundant.
Sat, May 11, 2013 | 14:10 BST