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NPD: PS4 Slim and Xbox One S fail to prevent US sales decline

Spending on hardware, software and accessories down 23% year-on-year

By James Batchelor

Xbox One won US market share in Q1, says MS

The Xbox One S and new games fueled Xbox momentum but gaming revenue declined 5% overall

By James Brightman

$850m raised towards Tencent's Supercell acquisition

Chinese investors will hold 76.9% stake in Clash Royale studio

By James Batchelor

NPD: Price is biggest barrier to higher DLC sales

Microtransactions also impacted, with earned virtual currency the preferred purchase method

By James Batchelor

Razer bolsters audio IP with THX acquisition

THX CEO points to "leadership role" in VR audio as motivating factor behind the deal

By Matthew Handrahan

MTG acquires 35% of InnoGames for €90 million

Swedish entertainment firm expands interest in games beyond eSports, could raise its stake in InnoGames to 51% next year

By Matthew Handrahan

Pre-tax profits down 81% at Game Group

Retailer still in black despite "challenging UK console market"

By Dan Pearson

Ubisoft: "We won't relax until they sell their shares"

UPDATE: Ubi succeeds in adding two new independent directors to the board, and reelects Yves and Gerard Guillemot

By Matthew Handrahan

Ubisoft buys back €122.5 million in stock

Publisher regains 3.2% in share capital ahead of Vivendi's request for greater board representation

By Matthew Handrahan

Perwyn LLC buys NorthEdge Capital's share of Sumo Digital

Firm which facilitated 2014 management buyout sells up

By Dan Pearson

Guillemot family to buy another 3.5% of Ubisoft

Purchase of a further 4 million shares will add protection against a possible Vivendi takeover

By Matthew Handrahan

Team17 secures Ł16.5m investment, buys Mouldy Toof

Lloyds Development Capital will help fund British company's portfolio growth and international expansion

By Matthew Handrahan

Year of solid growth for UK industry sees employment and revenues rise

Update: "Micro studios" on the rise with 65% of UK developers now employing less than 5 people

By Dan Pearson

GREE Inc. is back in the black after transitional year

Japanese firm readies for "new release blitz" in the next fiscal year after 12 months of declining revenue

By Matthew Handrahan

Activision enjoys record Q2 sales of $1.57 billion

Update: Overwatch's life-to-date franchise revenue hits $500m

By James Brightman

Metal Gear series has sold 49m copies

Konami celebrates news in latest financial report

By Rachel Weber

Nintendo's Roller-Coaster Week

The success of Pokemon Go contrasts with tough financials and NX uncertainty, highlighting the rough road ahead for the company

By Rob Fahey

Nintendo posts biggest Q1 loss in five years

Last year's profit turns to $232 million loss in the face of collapsing Wii U sales and the absence of new revenue streams

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo issues reminder it didn't make Pokémon Go, stock slumps 18%

$6.7 billion wiped from Nintendo's market cap in its biggest one-day drop since 1990

By Matthew Handrahan

Gaming revenues down 9% at Microsoft as hardware sales slow

Update: Xbox One price cut to $249 in the US for a "limited time" as new consoles loom

By Dan Pearson

Pokemon GO drives Nintendo market cap past Sony

Nintendo's value has doubled, approaching $40 billion, thanks to Niantic's Pokemon mobile game

By James Brightman

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