Total video game software sales were down 11% in February to $328 million (down from $370 million a year ago), but overall gaming spending rose 9% to $887 million, thanks to new video game hardware spending (up 42% to $347 million), according to data from The NPD Group.
To mark the 20th anniversary of Fox Searchlight Pictures, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is embarking on a themed “We Have Your Story” campaign, offering titles from the studio for the first time on Blu-ray Disc, as well as anniversary editions and themed collections.
While movie and television content owners have been grappling with Netflix and other subscription services eating into their lucrative sellthrough business for at least a decade, Apple’s iTunes is starting to smart from the same phenomenon in the music business.
Loosely inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s 'The Snow Queen,' the 53rd entry in the Disney Animation Studio line-up strays a bit from the usual fairy tale formula while remaining firmly planted in the genre. (Street Date 3/18/14)