Ubisoft Makin' Money, Teasin' Assassin's Creed 2

Publisher Ubisoft brought us up to speed on its financial performance today, tallying up first-half sales of €344.5 million ($443 million USD). CEO Yves Guillemot also confirmed that the next Assassin's Creed » 11/26/08 6:40pm 11/26/08 6:40pm was in development. That shouldn't come as a surprise, considering the of the original . The game sold an…

Midway Loses $76 Million, Hopes For Great MK vs. DCU Success

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… » 11/10/08 7:40pm 11/10/08 7:40pm

Metal Gear Solid 4 Moves Over 4 Million, Konami Makes $1.5 Billion

Kojima Productions stealth action game is still buttering the bread at Konami. During the company's first half — ignore those "Q2"s, that's all April to September stuff — gamers worldwide snatched up over 4 million copies of Metal Gear Solid 4 » 11/06/08 5:40pm 11/06/08 5:40pm, with total series sales amounting to 4.33 million. That's more than a third …

THQ Delays Red Faction, Posts $114M Loss, Confirms Layoffs

Things have been tough for THQ over the past couple weeks, with delays » 11/05/08 7:40pm 11/05/08 7:40pm, and a making headlines. The company announced its quarterly results today which were, surprise, surprise, not too good. The publisher reported sales of $164.8 million, down from $229.3 million in the same quarter last year. THQ bled cash to the…

Activision Blizzard Loots $711M In Sept. Quarter, Loses $194M

In its first quarter as a combined company, Activision Blizzard raked in $711 million for the three month period ending in September, the publisher announced today. That's a big take prior to the holidays and bigger than the projected outlook, but still resulted in a loss of $194 million for the company. Acti-Blizz CEO … » 11/05/08 4:40pm 11/05/08 4:40pm

Konami Pulls In $655 Million In Q1 With A Little Help From Snake

Publisher and developer Konami announced today that it raked in about 70.8 billion yen for the quarter ending in June, which translates to some $655 million in U.S. dollars. That was up from the same quarter last year by about 17%, no doubt in part to the return of Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid 4 » 8/05/08 8:40pm 8/05/08 8:40pm. As we reported…

Monster Hunter Freedom 2G Boosts Capcom

Thanks largely to strong sales of Monster Hunter Freedom 2G » 7/30/08 1:20pm 7/30/08 1:20pm on the PSP, Capcom said it had its best fiscal first quarter since it began reporting quarterly. sales have been "skyrocketing," according to Capcom, since its March 27, 2008 release. The company also said the game broke Japanese PSP sales records, with 2…