E3 2018 Roundup Part One

Another E3 has come and gone and it is time to assess where the video game industry is headed.  In a few weeks, DFC Intelligence will be releasing its latest industry forecasts as well as providing analysis of over 400 upcoming games for console and PC.  In the mean time we thought we would provide a two-part E3 2018 Roundup. In our E3 2018 Roundup we are going to focus on several issues. In part one, our major trends include: The strength of AAA games in a world .....

PC Game Market Presentation

Earlier this month DFC Intelligence founder and CEO David Cole presented findings from the research firm’s latest report titled, PC Game Market: Asia, North America, Europe. Available here are the slides Cole used during the prese.....

Nvidia GRID Rolling Out 1080p

MAY 13, 2015 • Although Nvidia Corp.’s Shield devices have no problem supporting higher HD resolutions, the company’s Nvidia GRID streaming game service has been limited to 720p since it became more widely available last December. This week Nvidia is rolling out 1080p support at .....

Microsoft Windows 10 Courts PC Gamers

JAN. 23, 2015 • Microsoft Corp. unveiled a slew of features this week geared specifically for PC gamers at its Windows 10 press conference. First off, the company chose for the first time to offer the operating system as a free upgrade to all existing Windows 7.....

Nvidia IVI Processor Rides in 6 Million Cars

AUG. 21, 2014 • Nvidia IVI (In-Vehicle Infotainment) processors are now running in more than 6 million automobiles worldwide. The technology is used by carmakers such as Audi, BMW and Tesla to provide drivers with navigation systems, vehicle information, media management, personal contacts and phone services. Nvidia has leveraged its GPU experience with video game systems plus its more recent foray into smartphone processors to create the Visual Computing Module.....

$100 Billion Video Game Market by 2018

JUNE 25, 2014 • DFC Intelligence has announced that for the second time this year they are significantly raising their five-year video game forecast.  Overall game software revenue is expected to go from $64 billion in 2014 to $100 billion in 2018.  This includes revenue from PC games, console games and mobile games, but does not include hardware spending on game devices. By 2018 the game market is likely to be split fairly evenly between console, PC and mobil.....

Aeria Sells PC Games Distribution Business

MARCH. 4, 2014 • Aeria Games & Entertainment, Inc. is selling its PC games distribution business to ProSiebenSat.1 Games GmbH (PSG) for an undisclosed amount. Included in the deal is the former’s European subsidiary Aeria Games Europe GmbH, as well as licenses t.....

Guild Wars 2 Business Model Goes to China

MARCH 3, 2014 • KongZhong Corp. is bringing ArenaNet’s Guild Wars 2 to China with the same buy-once-play-forever model as employed by NCsoft in North America and Europe. The game client will be a digital download tha.....