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Activision Blizzard posts record digital revenue

By Xav de Matos, Nov 08, 2011 3:15pm PST

Activision Blizzard's digital channels continue to be a steady stream of revenue as the company has posted a record $427 million, which accounts for 57% of the company's total revenue.

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EA suffers Q2 losses; FIFA and Madden standout performers

By Xav de Matos, Oct 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT

EA's second fiscal quarter performance was hit with highs and lows. The company reported a net loss of $340 million for the period ending September 30, but net revenue for was up to $715 million.

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"Thanks for that, was just going to ask how do they stay solvent. "

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Take-Two reports loss; Duke 'projected' to be profitable

By Xav de Matos, Aug 08, 2011 5:15pm PDT

Take-Two Interactive has posted its first quarter results for fiscal 2012, reporting a loss of $8.6 million versus a $26.3 million profit during its last reported April-June period.

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"Because Duke and LA Noire were not the AAA blockbuster sellers that they expected them to be. ..."

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Activision Blizzard achieves record revenues; digital sales jump 27%

By Xav de Matos, Aug 03, 2011 3:20pm PDT

Activision Blizzard has announced record revenues, hitting $1.1 billion in sales this quarter versus $967 million in the same reported period a year ago.

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"If it were anyone other than Blizzard, I'd pick "bad." but since it is Blizzard, I'll pick "good.""

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Nintendo stocks fall 13%, prompts exec pay cut

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 29, 2011 8:45am PDT

Looking at Nintendo's stock, it appears the tremendous success of the Wii and DS have essentially evaporated overnight. Shares for Nintendo closed down 13%, and were down as high as 20%. What are some of the repercussions?

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"What the hell is wrong with these guys? Aren't they supposed to get huge bonus and pay raise for ..."

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Capcom reports decrease in sales, increase in income in first quarter

By Jeff Mattas, Jul 28, 2011 7:45pm PDT

Capcom's first quarter financial reports reveal a decrease in net sales, but an increase in income.

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"It's not hard to increase income when your rerelease the same game multiple times with new ..."

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PS3 Q1 sales down, but PSN hack cost 'smaller' than thought

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 28, 2011 11:30am PDT

Sales of the PS3 are down year over year, according to Sony's latest financial reports. However, Sony reports that the cost of the PSN outage will be "smaller than the original cost estimate."

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"Those are "shipped" figures, not sold. Regardless, I'm surprised as well by that figure. Then ..."

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Nintendo reports loss, blames slow 3DS sales

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 28, 2011 10:00am PDT

There's a clear reason why Nintendo do drastically dropped the price of the Nintendo 3DS. It, simply put, has not been performing well. According to analysts, the price drop will mean that Nintendo will incur a loss on every glasses-free 3D system sold.

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"I agree. If they'd have launched with Mario Kart I'd already have one."

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Saint's Row: The Third plan includes 'nearly a year' of DLC

By Xav de Matos, Jul 27, 2011 3:00pm PDT

During an investor relations call, THQ chief executive Brian Farrell stated that the publisher is looking to increase post-launch revenues for its core titles by 20 percent, beginning with Saint's Row: The Third.

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"So.....you can save money by buying the game all at once upfront.... Are we back where we ..."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic breaks pre-order record, EA sales reveal

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 26, 2011 2:00pm PDT

EA is the "#1 publisher in Western markets," according to its latest quarterly financials. Portal 2, Dragon Age 2, and Crysis 2 all broke two million sales, while pre-orders for upcoming titles--specifically Battlefield 3 and The Old Republic--are beating

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"I know, you would think with Valve's reach and money they can be their own publishers, or ..."

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Xbox and Kinect help drive 'record' revenue for Microsoft

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 21, 2011 2:15pm PDT

Microsoft released its annual fiscal report today, and things are looking quite rosy for the Redmond-based computer giant. Part of the company's growth came from a massive turnaround in the Entertainment & Devices Division, responsible for Xbox and Kinect

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"I bought an original, then a slim Halo edition, and now I am eyeing the Star Wars edition. "

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 'best-selling' game of all time

By Xav de Matos, May 09, 2011 3:25pm PDT

Activision Blizzard has revealed that Call of Duty: Black Ops now holds the distinction of "best-selling game of all time" in the U.S. and Europe.

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"I plead guilty :( I really liked MW1, absolutely hated WaW (never even finished), kinda went ..."

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EA closes gap on year-end losses, sees substantial growth in Q4 FY11

By Xav de Matos, May 04, 2011 4:15pm PDT

EA has released its quarterly results and 2011 fiscal year report, showing an increase in both net income and revenue for the quarter and a less significant loss than the company suffered a year ago.

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Sony's PlayStation Group Posts Operating Income Jump of 135% During Third-Quarter

By Xav de Matos, Feb 03, 2011 4:30pm PST

Now would be a good time to stand behind a Sony executive within the Networked Products and Services group with a net out, as operating income is...

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"Amazing what happens when your console is actualy profitable. "

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Nintendo's Net Income Down 74%; Wii and DS See Sharp Decline

By Xav de Matos, Jan 27, 2011 10:00am PST

It's almost customary that when one company announces something shiny and new, its competition does something to extract all of the positive...

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"Uh, you don't care about sales but say the bottom line is that no new customers will buy a Wii? ..."

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