All Posts Tagged With: "ERTS"

(ATVI) Video Games Out of Summer Slump

Buoyed by the pre-holiday season rush and strong sales performance of the newly released games, the video games industry recorded growth in the month of November 2011. According to the NPD Group, the video games industry logged revenues of $2.93 billion in November, significantly higher than the $1.05...

15Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ATVI) Activision Blizzard Unveils Two New Games

As competition heats up in the pre-holiday season sales, video game publisher, Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) recently came out with two new adventure games back-to-back, namely Survival: Shadows of Katmai in partnership...

6Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts Releases NHL12

Video game developer and publisher, Electronic Arts Inc. (ERTS), popularly known as EA, recently launched its latest game NHL 12 in retail stores across North America. NHL 12 is available exclusively...

20Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ATVI) Activision Blizzard to Unravel Bond 007

From November 1, 2011, ‘espionage’ is set to be redefined when Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) releases its latest James Bond game GoldenEye 007: Reloaded and GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Double ‘O’ Edition....

20Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts Set to Revive Syndicate

Video game developer and publisher, Electronic Arts Inc (ERTS), popularly known as EA, recently unveiled the first-person shooter franchisee Syndicate. This is a remake of the original game by Bullfrog productions,...

20Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Video Game Sales Slips in August

The video game industry continued its dismal sales performance, reporting disappointing numbers in the month of August. According to market research firm, The NPD Group, U.S. video game retail sales declined for the fourth consecutive month to $669.9 billion in August 2011, down 23.0% year over year. Although...

11Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(GDP) Stock Market News for August 29, 2011 – Market News

Wall Street registered its first weekly gains in more than a month as the Fed Chairman’s speech sparked hopes of economic stimulus and assured investors that the US is well on course for long-term economic growth. The tech sector helped push the markets higher on Friday, enabling the markets to...

29Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts Announces Star-Studded Cover for FIFA12

Video game developer and publisher, Electronic Arts Inc. (ERTS), better known as EA, announced that EA Sports’ latest soccer game FIFA Soccer 12 will hit retail stores on September 27, 2011. EA also...

15Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Gaming Industry Outlook is Murkier

Amid the economic turmoil that has shrouded the U.S. for the last couple of weeks, the gaming industry seems to be the latest victim as figures released by The NPD Group, a market research firm,  reported that the gaming industry has shrunk 26.0% in July from the comparable-previous year. It was...

14Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts Unveils Battlefield 3 Editions

Video game developer and publisher, Electronic Arts (ERTS) better known as EA, announced the launch of two editions of its highly anticipated Battlefield 3 and some unique pre-order items at participating retailers in North...

7Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ATVI) Activision Blizzard Beats The Street – Raises Outlook

Activision Blizzard Inc.’s (ATVI) robust fiscal second quarter 2011 results surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both the top and bottom lines. Activision earned 9 cents per share (including stock based compensation but excluding...

4Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts Offers Harry Potter Magic

The new Harry Potter film may be the last from the series that you will catch on screen, but Electronic Arts Inc. (ERTS) and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have ensured that the magic may still be experienced on your gaming...

14Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BA) Company News for July 14, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Analysts at JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM) highlighted the prospects of the internet sector in a bullish note. Reacting to the development, shares prices of LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE:LNKD) rose 8.41% to...

14Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts to Ship New Adventure Pack

Video game developer and publisher, Electronic Arts Inc. (ERTS), better known as EA, announced that its new adventure game The Sims Medieval: Pirates and Nobles will be available in stores from August 2011. Developed...

11Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AAPL) Hackers to Target Apple Devices?

German authorities have identified potential security flaws in Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) devices such as iPhone, iPad and iPod that are feared to be vulnerable to cyber attacks. According to reports from the Associated Press, German security...

10Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts to Launch Burnout CRASH

Electronic Arts Inc.(ERTS), popularly known as EA, in association with Criterion Games, has come up with Burnout CRASH, the latest offering from the Burnout series. The game is expected to hit the markets in the...

8Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SNE) Video Game Spending Outlook 2011

Market research firm Gartner recently reported that the video game industry is poised for strong growth in 2011. The market research firm expects the video game industry to grow 10.4% to $74.4 billion from the 2010 level of $67.0 billion. Gartner estimates that software spending in 2011 will...

8Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PG) Procter & Gamble and Electronic Arts Team Up

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) is partnering with Electronic Arts Inc. (ERTS) to feature its Bounty products in the social game called Playfish Restaurant City. Financial...

1Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(TTWO) Court Ruling Boosts Gaming Industry

The gaming industry heaved a sigh of relief after the U.S Supreme Court turned down a California law that prevented minors (below 18 years of age) from buying violent videogames, referring to the ban as an unconstitutional infringement on speech rights. Publishers were relieved as this favorable...

30Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(EMC) Cyber Security – Top Priority in 2011

Cyber security has emerged as the most discussed topic in the technology market over the last few months. As corporations, government agencies, banks and video game companies have been plagued by cyber attacks, online security has become a major concern for all. However, the last few months...

28Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts Latest Prey of Cyber Attack

The growing menace of cyber hacking has found its new victim in Electronic Arts Inc. (ERTS) this time, as the company’s website reported that hackers have stolen user information. The video game maker reported the breach in its...

28Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ATVI) Activision Blizzard Entices Hunters

Activision Blizzard Inc.(ATVI) and Cabela, the world’s largest direct marketer of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise, joined forces for Big Game Hunter 2012, a modern and state-of-the-art hunting...

28Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CAG) Company News for June 24, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG) posted adjusted Q4 EPS of $0.47, lower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.48 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 5.3% year-over-year to $3.21 billion •    Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL)...

24Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ATVI) Activision Blizzard to Release Annihilation

Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI), a leading developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products, announced a new content pack of Call of Duty: Black Ops that will release on June 28, 2011. The...

17Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ATVI) Activision Blizzard Launches War of Transformers

Even before the release of the film, Transformers’ fans can play Activision Blizzard Inc.’s (ATVI) Transformers: Dark of the Moon and experience the thrilling battle between the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS. The game...

16Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(TTWO) Video Gaming Industry Shrinks in May

Just a month after posting robust sales in April 2011, the video games industry fell off the cliff to a new low since October 2006, in May. According to market research company, The NPD Group, US retail sales of the video game industry shrank 14% in May 2011 from the comparable previous year to $743.1...

15Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ATVI) Activision Blizzard Beats Expectations – Raises 2011 Outlook

Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) reported robust fiscal first quarter 2011 results that beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both the top and bottom lines. Activision earned 12 cents per share (including stock-based compensation...

11May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts Earnings Beats The Street Marginally

Video game developer and publisher, Electronic Arts (ERTS) reported fourth quarter 2011 results, which inched past the Zacks Consensus. The better-than-expected results were driven by strong top-line growth in the quarter. Operating...

8May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ATVI) Activision Blizzard Announces New Content Pack

A leading developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products, Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) announced that the second content pack of Call of Duty: Black Ops will release on May 3, 2011. The...

13Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ERTS) Electronic Arts Game Tiger Woods PGA Posts Record Sales

Electronic Arts Inc.(ERTS) recorded the highest first week retail sales figures from its recently launched Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Master of the Tiger Woods PGA TOUR franchise, in its 14-year history. Management...

13Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued