March 13th, 2014 by Music Ally

Candy Crush Saga firm King prices its IPO at $7.6bn

Continue reading »

July 25th, 2013 by Music Ally


Electronic Arts is one of the kingpin publishers in the games industry.

Continue reading »

May 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally

Nielsen has published its latest research into the US entertainment market, including music.

Continue reading »

April 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

Finnish firm Rovio has published its financial results for 2012, revealing that its Angry Birds games helped it double revenues to £129m for the year, with net profits up 57% to £47m.

Continue reading »

February 19th, 2013 by Music Ally


It's had a long run, but Harmonix's Rock Band game won't be getting any more new downloadable content (DLC) after 2 April this year.

Continue reading »

February 6th, 2013 by Music Ally

Zynga posted $311m of revenues and a net loss of $48.6m for the final quarter of 2012, with analysts broadly pleased at the results.

Continue reading »

January 28th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


Nicholas Lovell is the founder of Gamesbrief, a blog dedicated to the business of games, as well as the author of a growing list of books about making money in the games industry and other digital media....

Continue reading »

January 14th, 2013 by Music Ally

The games' developer Rovio has announced that across all its titles it had 263m monthly active users in December, up from 200m at the end of 2011.

Continue reading »

January 3rd, 2013 by Music Ally

Digital sales across the music, video and games grew by 11.4% to just over £1bn in 2012. The bad news: physical sales of CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs and boxed games fell by 17.6%. ERA claims that digital...

Continue reading »