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DEC. 22, 2012 • DFC Intelligence was founded in 1994 with a stated goal to provide strategic data research that would better enable companies to understand the growing video game industry and the emergence of what people back then were calling by such quaintly antiquated terms as Multimedia and Information Super Highway. The philosophy driving ...Continue Reading

THQ Enters Chapter 11

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DEC. 19, 2012 • With $248.1 million in debt and $204.8 million in assets, THQ Inc. filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the district of Wilmington, Del.  Only THQ's U.S. units are covered in the voluntary filing, which seeks to facilitate sale of its four remaining studios, titles in development, ...Continue Reading

Funcom Goes Guild Wars Model

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DEC 13, 2012 • The Secret World becomes the latest MMO to shed the subscription model. But instead of embracing the dominant free-to-play option, Oslo, Norway-based Funcom has instead emulated NCsoft's Guild Wars where gamers pay the full retail price and then can play for free. The prior monthly subscription now becomes a Membership Option ...Continue Reading

Black Ops II Breaches $1B

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DEC. 5, 2012 • Call of Duty: Black Ops II is keeping up with past installments in the franchise. Activision Blizzard reports that the action title took in $1 billion in worldwide revenue within 15 days. It took Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 a total of 16 days to accomplish the same milestone last ...Continue Reading