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Battlefield 3 Premium reached 3.5 million subscribers, generated $120 million

Battlefield 3's Premium service has garnered over 3.5 million subscriptions to date, according to EA's fiscal fourth quarter 2013 financial results. Additionally, the service has earned over $120 million for EA. This compares to the financial results reported by EA for the last quarter, in which...

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Microsoft video game division turns a profit in Q3

Microsoft has announced earnings for its fiscal third quarter (ended March 31), drawing attention to the Entertainment & Devices Division (EDD), which handles products like the Xbox, Windows Phone and Surface. The EDD reported revenue of $2.53 billion, a 56 percent increase over the $1.61...

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Zynga closing three games including CityVille 2

In a conference call yesterday, Zynga revealed plans to close three titles: The Friend Game, Party Place, and CityVille 2. The closure of CityVille 2 especially stands out since the game launched a few short months ago and lead designer Brian Reynolds announced he was leaving the social game giant...

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Microsoft fiscal 2013, Q2: Xbox still on top, Entertainment revenue down

Microsoft's financial statement for the three month period ending December 31, 2012 (aka Q2 fiscal 2013) has been released, and amid the breakdowns of the Windows Division's revenue increase and the Server & Tool division's year-over-year whatever is some information our readers actually care...

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Namco Bandai profits grow, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 sales strong

Namco Bandai showed almost universal growth in the first half of its fiscal 2013 (ending in September), with operating income for the full company at ¥27.75 billion ($345.88 million), up 176 percent from last year. Specifically for the Content Business, which includes game software, operating...

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Sony posts net loss of $198 million for Q2, PlayStation profits decline

Sony had a net loss of ¥15.5 billion ($198 million) in its second fiscal quarter, while its gaming division saw year-on-year declines in profit. The Q2 figure represents year-on-year reduction in loss of 42.6 percent, and improvement from the $312 million loss made in Q1. Games-wise, the...

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EA posts $381 million loss in Q2, offset by 38.5% digital upswing

Electronic Arts posted a net loss of $381 million for the second fiscal quarter ending September 30, a year-on-year increase of 12.1 percent. Net revenue also suffered a slight decline, down to $711 million from $715 million for the same period last year. The company did enjoy an upswing in digital...

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Resident Evil 6, Dragon's Dogma propel Capcom to record first half of fiscal 2013

Capcom reported operating income of 6.5 billion yen ($81.6 million) for the first half of its fiscal 2013 (April 1 through September 30), up 134.2 percent from last year. Overall, Capcom claimed that "sales and income for this 6 months period broke the record at all levels for the first half." The...

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Xbox division earnings down 1% compared to last year

In today's most incremental news, Microsoft reported that its Entertainment and Devices Division, responsible for the Xbox 360 and Windows Phone, earned $1.95 billion in revenue in the first quarter of its fiscal 2013, down 1% from the same period last year. 1.7 million Xbox 360 consoles were sold...

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THQ lives to fight another day following Q1 results

THQ walked away from its first quarter, ending June 30, with $133.7 million in sales and income of $15.4 million. Of course, a lot of blood had to be shed to get there. Beyond that, the company's financial release reiterated a lot of the key points the company has been trying to make regarding its...

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