January 2, 2017
Sales of hobby games in the U.S. and Canada crossed $1 billion with authority in 2015, reaching $1.19 billion, according to a new estimate compiled by ICv2.
Despite Increased Game, Merch Sales
January 17, 2017
Two chains trying to pivot out of the packaged media business reported holiday sales down sharply from the previous year despite increased sales in their merch categories, including tabletop games.
Stellar Performers in Solid Year
February 10, 2017
NPD Group, which tracks POS data from major retailers, revealed year-end numbers for U.S. toy sales in 2016, with strong performances for games and collectibles.
2016 Continues Long-Running Trend
March 10, 2017
The hobby games business marked an astounding eighth consecutive year of growth in 2016, with the hobby channel growing around 10%, according to retailers, distributors, and publishers interviewed by ICv2 as sources for a report in the latest issue of ICv2's Internal Correspondence , #91.
DVD Round-Up: 'SIng,' 'Assassin's Creed,' 'Live By Night,' 'Batman,' 'Newsreaders,' & 'Attack on Titan'
Week of March 21, 2017
March 19, 2017
This week’s home entertainment offerings include one of 2016’s most popular animated features, a big-budget video game movie starring Michael Fassbender, the third season of Batman: The Bold and the Brave on Blu-ray, the first collection of the Adult Swim black comedy Newsreaders , and a delightful anime parody of Attack on Titan .