July 16, 2016
Despite only being initially launched in the US, Australia and New Zealand, Pokémon Go has quickly became one of the most popular mobile games in the world, reaching active user levels comparable to Twitter.
February 26, 2014
Last year we looked at what to expect from gaming in 2013 as consumers awaited the arrival of new consoles from Microsoft and Sony. Now that these next generation consoles have finally arrived, with strong launch sales, everyone is looking to see which direction video games will take this year. 2014 could shape up to be […]
January 21, 2014
Nintendo’s share value has declined significantly as they issued a profit warning on Monday, mainly due to poor sales of its Wii U static games console which has been impacted by the successful launch of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4.  The release of these two competing consoles hit Nintendo particularly hard over the […]
July 16, 2016
The video games industry has not been very strong of late, posting a retail value decline of 2% globally in 2012.  For the coming holiday season, however, new consoles from Sony and Microsoft will be released in November. Add to this signs of economic recovery in numerous developed countries and it is likely to be […]
July 20, 2011
The global toys and games market showed a quick recovery from the recession, states Utku Tansel, Head of Toys and Games Research. The toys and games market showed 2% value growth from 2009, coming back from a 4% drop. North America has taken Western Europe over as the biggest market for not only video games, […]
Utku Tansel
July 18, 2011
Download this podcast as an MP3 In this episode of Globalcast, Giedrius Daujotas, Toys and Games Research Analyst at Euromonitor, reviews the videogame market and emerging trends in the industry. Learn about: The history of the videogames market The key drivers of the industry The regional trends in videogames
June 30, 2011
Lamine Lahouasnia, Retailing Analyst at Euromonitor, explains the recent tough times for video game specialist retailers. There are a number of reasons for the slow growth of video game specialty stores. First, grocery stores such as Tesco and Wal-Mart have been expanding their video game selection, lowering unit prices. Secondly, online retailers such as Amazon […]
Lamine Lahouasnia

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