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  • Blog Post: Borderlands Series Tops 18 Million Units Shipped

    Take-Two may have posted a loss for the first quarter of its current fiscal year, but it exceeded expectations on the strength of its catalog titles. Grand Theft Auto V, NBA 2K15, and Borderlands 2 continue to be strong performers. 2K Games tells Joystiq that the Borderlands series has crossed 18 million... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Nintendo Divests Itself Of Inventory Management Subsidiary

    Update (Aug. 5 at 5:56 p.m. Eastern): Nintendo has responded to our request for comment on the SIRAS sell-off. The company says that SIRAS will continue to operate during the transition without interruptions. “Nintendo of America Inc. has agreed to sell its wholly owned subsidiary, SIRAS Inc.,... More
  • Blog Post: Curse Of Naxxramas Week Two Was The Biggest Yet For Hearthstone

    Blizzard revealed that last week was a milestone for free-to-play collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. According to company president Mike Morhaime, the Curse of Naxxramas has been important for the title. Last week, the second of five weekly content expansions was released to players... More
  • Blog Post: [Correction] World Of Warcraft Subscriptions Slide by 800,000

    Blizzard’s still-powerful MMO, World of Warcraft, is going through another ebb phase. Blizzard reports that subscriptions have dropped quarter to quarter by 800,000 subscribers. Subscriptions now number 6.8 million, down from 7.6 million reported at the end of first quarter . The publisher says... More
  • Blog Post: Over 20 Million Copies Of Diablo III Sold Since Release

    Acitivision has announced that Diablo III continues to perform well. 20 million copies have been sold since the title’s release in 2012, including the Reaper of Souls expansion. This includes all copies sold on PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. The number is likely to rise significantly on August... More
  • Blog Post: Activision Raises Outlook For Current Fiscal Year On Strong Second Quarter

    Activision has announced its second quarter earnings, with revenues that greatly exceed projections. The company has exceeded its target of $910 million, reaching $970 million for the quarter. Digital revenue represented 49 percent of the company’s total revenue. The publisher also paid out its... More
  • Blog Post: Take-Two Exceeds Earnings Expectations For First Quarter FY2015 Despite Empty Release Schedule

    Take-Two has released its first quarter earnings for fiscal year 2015. Despite a largely empty schedule, the company exceeded expectations amidst a revenue slide from last year at the same time. Net revenue dropped from $142.7 million to $125.4 million. The big news is that Evolve has been delayed until... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Turns Quarterly Profit With Help From PlayStation Division

    Sony has announced its quarterly results for the first quarter of the current fiscal year. The company has reported profits of ¥26.8 billion ($261.8 million) up from ¥3.1 billion ($30.3 million) at this time last year, though still projects a loss of ¥50 billion ($488.4 million) for the current... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Deep Silver Buys Homefront, UK Staff To Transfer To New Dambuster Studio, Crytek USA Scaled Back

    Update #3: Reports are surfacing that Crytek USA employees started walking off the job as early as June, after weeks of not being paid. Kotaku reports that leadership was among those that have departed already. We were able to confirm a number of employee departures in June and July, with placements... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Kart 8 Sells 2.82 Million Units, But Nintendo Loses $97 Million During First Quarter FY15

    Let’s start with the good news. Mario Kart 8 is an overwhelming success, as Nintendo has announced that 2.82 million copies have been sold worldwide. Given the install base of 6.68 million, that works out to 42 percent of Wii U owners racing around the Mushroom Kingdom. Despite the monstrous attach... More
  • Blog Post: Crytek Addresses Financial Problems, No Comment On Hunt Or Homefront

    Crytek has addressed some of the concerns regarding its current financial position and its relationship with employees, who have reportedly walked off the job after not receiving pay. The Crysis and Homefront studio has issued its first statement since news of its troubles broke last month. Immediately... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Shipped 1.1 Million Xbox Consoles In Q4 FY 2014

    Microsoft announced its fourth quarter fiscal year 2014 earnings yesterday, revealing some new details about the performance of its Xbox business. The segment’s revenue is up 14 percent, and sold 10 percent more units than this quarter last year. The company reports that it shipped 1.1 million... More
  • Blog Post: Facebook Completes Oculus Acquisition

    The $2 billion deal that rocketed virtual reality into the mainstream conversation closed today. Facebook now officially owns Oculus VR. Facebook and Oculus issued a joint statement today following the completion of the deal. “We’re looking forward to an exciting future together, building... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Investor ‘Flabbergasted’ That Iwata Has Not Resigned

    Nintendo’s recent annual shareholder meeting was held without company president Satoru Iwata present, but that didn’t stop investors from asking a variety of questions. Some inquiries were hard hitting, while others seemed to be more focused on offering ideas for products and perks. One investor... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Quebec City Studio Will Lead Development On A Future Assassin’s Creed Title

    Ubisoft Montreal will be moving out of the lead development role for at least one future Assassin’s Creed title. Ubisoft has announced that its Quebec City studio will be sitting first chair for an upcoming series entry. Ubisoft Montreal is leading work on Assassin's Creed Unity. In January... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Kart 8 Boosts Past 2 Million Copies Sold, Shareholders Re-Elect Iwata

    Nintendo has announced that over 2 million copies of Mario Kart 8 have been sold to consumers worldwide. This puts sales of the title at approximately 800,000 for the month of June after an opening weekend that saw movement of 1.2 million units . The news came by way of Nintendo’s annual general... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s Iwata To Miss Shareholder Meeting Following Surgery

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has undergone surgery for a growth found in a bile duct. Because of his health concerns, Iwata will miss the annual shareholder meeting on June 27. We first learned that Iwata was suffering from an ailment when Nintendo announced he would miss E3 . Last week, he underwent... More
  • Blog Post: Despite $1.3 Billion Loss, Sony Shareholders Back Executive Leadership

    While the PlayStation 4 has been a success for Sony , a broader view of the company reveals a less positive outlook. The international media and electronics company posted a nearly $1.3 billion dollar loss , is spinning off its PC business, and is refocusing its priorities. At a shareholder meeting yesterday... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Shareholders Signal Potential Buyout Interest

    Capcom’s shareholders have struck down the company’s existing takeover-defense plan, signaling that the company is open to being acquired. This does not mean that the publisher will be purchased, nor does it suggest how an acquisition might happen. The defense plan would trigger a series... More
  • Blog Post: May 2014 NPD: PlayStation 4 And Watch Dogs Come Out On Top

    It’s no surprise that Watch Dogs came out on top of the May 2014 NPD report given its stellar performance out of the gate . This month did hold some surprises, and something for Nintendo to crow about. While we don’t know the sales gap between the five-SKU Watch Dogs and second place, the... More
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