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Square Enix lowers financial forecast in wake of slow sales

Square Enix has revised its financial forecast (PDF) for both the six month period ending September 30 and its fiscal year ending March 31, 2013. Expected sales for the six month period have been reduced from ¥76 billion ($952 million) to ¥61 billion ($763 million). Projected net income for...

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Square Enix sees 6 billion yen profit in fiscal 2012 thanks to Deus Ex, FFXIII-2

Square Enix's financial results for fiscal 2012 have been posted, and thanks to the releases of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Final Fantasy XIII-2, the developer has ended the year in the black, to the tune of a ¥6.06 billion (or $75.9 million) profit. Total income from sales for the fiscal...

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Sony's fiscal 2012 results: $820 million loss due to floods, earthquakes and exchange rates

Sony's financial results for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2012 are in, with the Japanese giant reporting year-over-year losses in revenue and operating losses that it attributes to "the unfavorable impact of foreign exchange rates, the impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake and the floods...

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EA 2012 financials: Q4 revenue and income up year-over-year, 2012 revenue up, income down

Publishing giant Electronic Arts has issued its financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2012 and fiscal 2012 as a whole and, wouldn't you know it, a year with a new Mass Effect game results in revenue totals that are much higher than years without Mass Effect games. Looking at just the...

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Namco Bandai profits up in Q3 2012, as are year-end projections

Namco Bandai's financial statement for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 has been released, and while the report contains a lot of tables and numbers and figures, it actually has very few pictures, which was a problem for our exceedingly limited attention spans. We did our best, though, and after...

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Konami net income up 77 percent year-over-year

We're still a couple of months away from the end of fiscal 2012, but the first 9 months of the confusingly offset financial season have treated Konami extremely well: The company reports a 77.3 percent year-over-year increase in net income over fiscal 2011, earning profits of ¥17.05 billion...

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THQ lays off 30 Play THQ employees

The business world, like the rest of the world, is a cruel and unforgiving mistress. Following the "weaker than expected" sales figures achieved by THQ's uDraw tablet during the third quarter of the 2012 fiscal year, THQ has let go 30 members of its Play THQ team; the Agoura Hills unit...

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Konami's social games made the first half of 2012 profitable, consumer sales down

Konami doubled its year-on-year profits in the first half of the 2012 fiscal period, with social games generating $216 million -- just $2 million less than its consumer games produced in the same time. Konami's consumer-game market, which generated $218 million, fell 26 percent, while social...

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Darksiders, Saint's Row sequels from THQ in fiscal 2012

THQ's Brian Farrell has revealed on today's investor conference call that the company is planning to revisit some of its most successful franchises as far away as the fiscal year of 2012 (which would be sometime after March 2011), including this year's bestseller Darksiders, and the popular...

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