Know your publisher: what’s the latest on Ubisoft

Know your publisher: what’s the latest on Ubisoft
Ubisoft reported its sales for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2007. Sales for the first quarter of 2007-08 came to $183.83 million, up 90.5% compared with the $96.03 million recorded for the same period of 2006-07.The French publisher expects second-quarter 2007-08 sales to remain stable at approximately $144 million. Ubisoft has raised its […][Lees verder]

London Games Festival is coming this October
Later this year, London plays host to the second London Games Festival. Not that anyone has a choice with the event’s name, since it’s is taking place in the capital city. The 2007 London Games Festival will see a selection of over 40 events taking part in locations across London from October 22 to 26.Event […][Lees verder]

Game Addiction Not Officially a Disorder
Here is an excerpt from an article by Gamasutra on the AMA declining to classify gaming addiction as a psychological disorder:Attendees at the American Medical Association’s (AMA) annual meeting have argued against classifying video games addiction as a distinct mental disorder on a par with alcoholism, claiming that the subject requires more study by psychiatrists.A […][Lees verder]

Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Intro
Here is a clip (and a lengthy one at that) of the intro for Zelda: Phantom Hourglass on the Nintendo DS:[Lees verder]

‘Wire’ Reports
According to Gamasutra “CMT, MTV’s lesbian, gay and bi-sexual focused network Logo, and top anime distributors have been added to its Xbox Live Video Marketplace, as well as a number of recent hit films” have been added to Xbox Live recently.Gametap has launched a free, advertising supported version of their product.A film based on the […][Lees verder]

Video: Call of Duty 4 Gameplay
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Resident Evil 4 GameCube vs. Wii Comparison
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Retro Video: Every NES Game in 5 Minutes
…1252 screens in order from 1981 to 1984…[Lees verder]

Best Buy Profits Down, Low Margin Consoles Partially to Blame
Today Best Buy reported their first quarter profits were down 18%. The drop was largely to blame on high volume but low margin items including game hardware. Here’s an excerpt from a CNN article on the drop: The nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer also said profit was hurt by heavy sales of low-margin items […][Lees verder]

Know your publisher: what’s the latest on Ubisoft
Ubisoft reported its sales for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2007. Sales for the first quarter of 2007-08 came to $183.83 million, up 90.5% compared with the $96.03 million recorded for the same period of 2006-07.The French publisher expects second-quarter 2007-08 sales to remain stable at approximately $144 million. Ubisoft has raised its […][Lees verder]

London Games Festival is coming this October
Later this year, London plays host to the second London Games Festival. Not that anyone has a choice with the event’s name, since it’s is taking place in the capital city. The 2007 London Games Festival will see a selection of over 40 events taking part in locations across London from October 22 to 26.Event […][Lees verder]

Game Addiction Not Officially a Disorder
Here is an excerpt from an article by Gamasutra on the AMA declining to classify gaming addiction as a psychological disorder:Attendees at the American Medical Association’s (AMA) annual meeting have argued against classifying video games addiction as a distinct mental disorder on a par with alcoholism, claiming that the subject requires more study by psychiatrists.A […][Lees verder]

Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Intro
Here is a clip (and a lengthy one at that) of the intro for Zelda: Phantom Hourglass on the Nintendo DS:[Lees verder]

‘Wire’ Reports
According to Gamasutra “CMT, MTV’s lesbian, gay and bi-sexual focused network Logo, and top anime distributors have been added to its Xbox Live Video Marketplace, as well as a number of recent hit films” have been added to Xbox Live recently.Gametap has launched a free, advertising supported version of their product.A film based on the […][Lees verder]

Video: Call of Duty 4 Gameplay
[Lees verder]

Resident Evil 4 GameCube vs. Wii Comparison
[Lees verder]

Retro Video: Every NES Game in 5 Minutes
…1252 screens in order from 1981 to 1984…[Lees verder]

Best Buy Profits Down, Low Margin Consoles Partially to Blame
Today Best Buy reported their first quarter profits were down 18%. The drop was largely to blame on high volume but low margin items including game hardware. Here’s an excerpt from a CNN article on the drop: The nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer also said profit was hurt by heavy sales of low-margin items […][Lees verder]