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Capcom investing around $80m into two new R&D buildings

Capcom announced it's spending approximately 8 billion yen, which converts to just under $79 million, on two new research and development buildings located near its head office in Osaka. The investment is part of Capcom's ongoing focus to make more of its development internal and centralized with...

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Ubisoft sees 35% drop in sales

Ubisoft reported 520 million euros ($709.5 million) in sales for the third quarter of the 2013 - 2014 fiscal year, which ended December 31, 2013. The sales represent a 35.2 percent drop year-over-year. Ubisoft reported total sales of 813 million euros ($1.1 billion) for the first nine months of the...

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Assassin's Creed 4 ships 10 million, Rocksmith 2014 hits a low note

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag has shipped 10 million units to the high seas, Ubisoft announced in its third quarter 2013 - 2014 report. The Just Dance franchise shipped 6 million units during the third quarter, "positioning it once again as the leading casual game brand for consoles," while...

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Capcom net income slides 10%, Monster Hunter 4 sells 4 million

Capcom reported a net income of 5,957 million yen ($58.3 million) for the first nine months of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014. This marks a 10.3 percent decrease year-over-year when compared with the net income of 6,645 million yen ($65 million) reported for the first nine months of the last...

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Sonic: Lost World shipped 640,000 copies last year

Sega Sammy revealed Sonic: Lost World shipped 640,000 units across Wii U and 3DS in 2013, as the company looks ahead to the mascot's new guise in the also Nintendo-exclusive Sonic Boom. The figure comes via newly published financial reports for the nine months ending December 31, 2013, in which...

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Destiny to be 'best-selling new IP in history' according to Activision [update]

Activision is dreaming big for Bungie's Destiny, dubbing it the "next billion dollar franchise." Activision CEO Bobby Kotick echoed the projection, telling investors during today's earnings call that the publisher expects "Destiny will become the best-selling new video game IP in history." Destiny,...

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Skylanders series sells $2 billion worldwide

Activision announced today as part of its quarterly financial report that the Skylanders series has grossed more than $2 billion worldwide across all available platforms, as of December 31 last year. To date, Activision has sold approximately 175 million Skylanders toys, which players can...

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Report: MGS5: The Phantom Pain could launch as late as 2015

Translating a conference call from Japan this week, analyst David Gibson reports that Konami's Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain could launch as late as December 2015 or as early as October 2014, depending on how development progresses over the coming months. Konami is currently focused on...

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Disney Infinity drives Interactive group to $403 million in revenue

Disney reported $403 million in revenue for its Interactive group in its fiscal first quarter 2014 financial results, a three-month period that ended on December 28, 2013. It is a 38 percent increase over the revenue earned by the Interactive group in Q1 of 2013, $291 million. The leap in...

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Square Enix posts nine-month net profit, A Realm Reborn progressing 'favorably'

Square Enix recorded a net profit of 5.18 billion yen for the nine-month period ending December 31, which converts to around $51 million. It's a positive return after the major upheavals in recent months, and given the company posted a similar nine-month figure in the last fiscal year, but as a net...

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