Yesterday evening Facebook was was down for a little over 30 minutes. In that time, the company lost somewhere in the ballpark of $854,700 in revenue. That figure's based on a revenue report for last quarter. The company's total takings from July to September? $3.2 billion.
After hemorrhaging cash for almost four years, Nintendo's luck might be turning around. Wii U sales have doubled since last year, Smash Bros. has shipped 3.2 million copies and Tomodachi Life moved another 1.3 million copies.
Top-flight titles like Rock Band and Left 4 Dead are distributed by Electronic Arts but the association doesn't mean as much to the company's bottom line. The publisher will be moving away from distributing third-party titles in the coming year.
Ubisoft reported sales for the third fiscal quarter of 2009-10 today, indicating a 2.7% drop in year-over-year sales, a marked improvement over the first half drop of 52%.
Activision Blizzard are holding a lot of cards and I want to see all of them. It probably won't show em all during next month's conference call, but it still promises to be very interesting.
Reporting its full first-half 2009-10 financial results today, Ubisoft stresses its confidence in franchise titles like Assassin's Creed II, while some of its Wii titles continue to under-perform.
Ubisoft announced its sales figures for the first half of the 2009-2010 fiscal year today, indicating a sales decline of more than 50% over the same period last year.
Square Enix amended its consolidated results forecast today, lowering its income projections for the fiscal year, which is now half over. Severance payments to get rid of some Taito employees and the company's takeover of Eidos were blamed.
Viacom's second quarter 2009 financials dropped this morning, singling out lower than expected Rock Band sales as one of the primary causes of the company's 14% drop in revenue over the previous year.
Video game retailer GameStop reports record sales and earnings for first quarter 2009, with a slight drop in new game sales bolstered by a significant rise in used products.