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Sony hits ’70-90%’ console market share in Europe with PS4

“Well, we have market leadership in every country in Europe, and have very significant market leadership in continental Europe. Extremely significant,” says SCEE president Jim Ryan. …


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Japan’s game market hits record high as consoles decline and mobile grows

The mobile game market has swelled the size of the Japanese market to dizzying new heights — but consoles continue to trend downward. That gain is thanks to mobile. …


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Xbox chief admits Microsoft had ‘lost its way’ in the PC game market

At PC Gamer’s PC Gaming Show at E3, Microsoft’s Xbox boss Phil Spencer admitted that his company has dropped the ball lately when it comes to catering to the PC game market. …


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The shape of the global game market, through 2018

Data from Digi-Capital takes a look at the growing slice of the pie mobile games represent in the overall business — and the impact of Asia on the games market — through 2018. …


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Implications of a global market on random success

“When culture is global, and popularity is global, there is only one chart. THE chart. Everyone knows what everyone likes, and what already has coverage gets more coverage. Saturation coverage.” …


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GameStop testing out retro video game market

A new report says leading video game retailer GameStop will soon be accepting classic games and consoles as part of a new program. …


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As the market grows, more big Japanese game franchises go mobile

Following in the footsteps of Nintendo and Square Enix, Level-5 is expanding some of its popular franchises, including Professor Layton and Fantasy Life, to mobile devices in a big way. …


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The Russian mobile market: Insights, forecasts, and tips

How can you take advantage of the Russian mobile market, and what do you need to know about entering it? This comprehensive look offers the facts and figures. …


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Stumbling through the mobile market with a ‘subversive’ game

“In a way, I think we tried to be too clever. I still love the idea of a game subverting expectations. At the time, though, I don’t think I understood the mobile game marketplace well enough to pull this off properly.” …


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As the game market floods, are publishers back in style?

Some data from a recent Game Developers Conference State of the Industry survey has got me thinking about trends in self-publishing. …


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