The publisher of Call of Duty and World of Warcraft released a sunny financial report today, and revealed that Guitar Hero is big in Europe.
With business failing and stores closing all over the country, GameStop reports record sales and earnings for 2008, and expects the trend to continue this year with plans to open 400 more stores.
While nearly every other company bled cash, fired employees and cancelled projects, Activision Blizzard posted record results, announcing over $5 billion in revenue for 2008, seeing $429 million worth of profit over the holidays.
Sales were up at Take-Two Interactive, thanks to sales of games like Grand Theft Auto IV and Midnight Club: Los Angeles, but the publisher saw losses also increase to the tune of $15 million.
The GameStop corporation happily announced today that its earnings had shot up 5.2% for the quarter ending November 1, with over $1.69 billion in sales. During that quarter GameStop opened 191 new stores, 94 in the United States and 97 internationally. It also snatched up French games retailer Micromania, expanding…
Chicago-based developer Midway announced its third quarter earnings today, pulling in $51.4 million in revenue. That's better than the $36.7 million it did the year prior and thankfully in line with expectations. The bad news — oh, there's bad news, naturally — is that Midway took a loss of $75.9 million, with losses…