ICv2 Retailers Guide Surveys Mid-Year Trends
July 31, 2003
In spite of the recession that is still affecting the overall U.S. economy, game sales remain strong with the exception of role-playing games.
Mythology-Based Game From Chile
July 27, 2003
At the recently concluded GenCon in Indianapolis, North American gamers got their first look at Myths & Legends.
More Space, More Rooms, Big Releases
July 27, 2003
Despite a few opening day registration problems, GenCon settled into its new digs at the Indiana Convention Center after 35 years in Wisconsin.
Toys & International Lead The Way
July 21, 2003
Hasbro reported increased sales and profits for the second quarter of 2003 with sales up 7% to 581.5 million.
MMORPG Debuts In 2005
May 15, 2003
Atari and Turbine Entertainment announced plans to bring Wizards of the Coast's Dungeons & Dragons to the world of massively multiplayer games with Dungeons & Dragons Online .
Three Games Go Electronic
May 14, 2003
Among the many new electronic games announced at this week's E3 show in Los Angeles are an X-Box version of Magic: The Gathering CCG,.. .
Gen Con Europe Shelved
May 7, 2003
Gen Con, the nation's leading Game Convention, is set to make its Indianapolis debut this July 24-27, taking advantage of the Indianapolis Convention Center's 620,000 square feet of space...
Behind Big Growth in Games
April 21, 2003
Hasbro released its first quarter results on Monday, announcing earnings of $1.2 million, vs. a $246 million loss in the year ago quarter.
April 1, 2003
Hasbro released its annual report last Friday, revealing some details of its operations not previously disclosed in its announcement of year-end results. The break-out of its retail segment disclosed continued large losses of around $20 million in 2002.
'Renewed Dedication' to Core Retailers
March 23, 2003
Wizards of the Coast told retailers at the recently concluded GAMA Trade Show that it plans to implement a retailer co-op program later this year, in which WotC will subsidize advertising by hobby retailers.