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2014: A New Beginning for Gaming

Matt Hudak

Matt Hudak

26 Feb 14

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…

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GAME IPO Does Not Spell Resurgence Of Media Product Stores

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

22 Feb 14

In March, 2012, GAME entered administrations and was subsequently purchased by the Private Equity firm, OpCapita, the following week.  Nearly two years on and GAME might be up for an IPO, so what has changed to make this the nearly bankrupt retailer…

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Holiday Season 2013 Video Game Outlook

Matt Hudak

Matt Hudak

30 Sep 13

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…

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Toys and Games for the Holiday Season

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

14 Dec 11

Download this episode as an MP3 In this episode of Globalcast, Giedrius Doujotas, Toys and Games research analyst at Euromonitor, discusses what's hot in toys and games for this holiday season. Hear about: What children and young adults are wishing…

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Toys and Games Crossovers

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

27 Jul 11

The lines between traditional toys and games and video games are becoming blurred, states Utku Tansel, Head of Toys and Games Research at Euromonitor. Examples of crossovers include: Kinectimals, a video game for the Microsoft X-box and Kinect…

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Global Industry Overview: Toys and Games

Utku Tansel

Utku Tansel

20 Jul 11

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…

Podcast

Videogames Market Overview

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

18 Jul 11

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…

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Tough Times for Video Game Specialty Stores

Lamine Lahouasnia

Lamine Lahouasnia

30 Jun 11

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…

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3D Televisions: Here to Stay

Wee Teck Loo

Wee Teck Loo

27 Dec 10

Euromonitor International’s Head of Consumer Electronics Research, Wee Teck Loo, explains the recent  push in 3DTV technology by television manufacturers. LCD Televisions have been rapidly dropping in price over the past years. Faced with declining…