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Ubisoft Versus Take-Two Interactive
Ubisoft Versus Take-Two Interactive: When Less is More
In the recent DFC Intelligence report The Business of Video Games, we classified Take-Two Interactive and Ubisoft as medium-sized traditional publishers.  In fact, they are two of the few remaining notable mid-size publishers focused on AAA-console games.  The companies have
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Sony and Nintendo market value
Who is Worth More?  Sony and Nintendo Market Value
In June 2017, Nintendo Co stock made news when its company market value passed Sony.  This was not the first time that had happened.  However, it did have a great deal of investors asking us about the relative market value
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Electronic Arts Revenue
Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard Focus on Games As A Service
The new DFC report, The Business of Video Games, looks at the gap between games as a service and traditional pay-to-play games.  As we discussed last week, these are two very different segments of the industry.  This week we are
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Games as a Service
Video Game Industry Segments: Games as a Service versus Traditional Games
The recent DFC report The Business of Video Games breaks the game industry into multiple segments. At a high level the biggest distinction is between traditional pay-to-play games and games as a service. These are almost two entirely separate businesses
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NCSoft Mobile Game Success Shows Potential For EA, Nintendo and Others
Last week we discussed the success casual PC game companies had going to mobile games.  Meanwhile, AAA game companies have struggled finding success with mobile games.  However, when they do it they can hit big.  The most recent example is
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Mobile Game Market Lures PC Game Companies
The newly released DFC Intelligence report The Business of Video Games, looks at the diversity of the ever expanding video game market.  On a top level, one of the biggest issues is the bifurcation of the industry into two separate
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