Sales Plateau at Lower Level Than '04
August 29, 2005
The decline in sales of games appears to have leveled off, though the level at which sales have plateaued is lower than it was a year ago.
August 15, 2005
Four long-time members of the game industry, James Ernest, Mike Selinker, Lisa Stevens, and Bob Watts, have announced that they will launch Titanic Games in 2006 to produce board and card games.
Games Down 12%
July 18, 2005
Hasbro, Inc., the nation's second largest toymaker, reported strong second quarter results with net revenue up 11% over the same period in 2004.
The More Players the Better
July 17, 2005
WizKids has announced its first CCG, High Stakes Drifter , which is slated to debut in November.
In 'Beckett Anime For Girls'
July 12, 2005
Beckett Anime For Girls includes a sneak peak at the second volume in Courtney Love's Princess Ai manga.
Another Down Year?
June 16, 2005
The first months of 2005 have continued to be very tough for game sales, after a weak 2004, according to the just-released ICv2 Retailers Guide to Games #8.
And Licenses D&D Games
June 9, 2005
Hasbro has bought back the electronic game rights to its properties from Infogrames for $65 million; Infogrames acquired them in late 2000.
Ninth Language Added
May 11, 2005
Wizards of the Coast has announced that the ninth edition of Magic: The Gathering , a new 350-card core set, will street on July 27th.
Plus CCG, Miniature, Board Game, and RPG Top Tens
March 30, 2005
ICv2 has released its 2004 market reports in the ICv2 Retailers Guide to Games #7, and the over-all market for CCGs, miniature games, board and family games, and roleplaying games was weak in 2004.
March 6, 2005
Daniel McAbee of The Tangled Web in Spartanburg, South Carolina is concerned about the size of his Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG allocations for 2005.