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Xbox One and NBA 2K17 top the sales charts in September, according to NPD

By Asif Khan, Oct 20, 2016 7:45pm PDT

Overall spending on software, hardware and accessories declined year over year.


God of War 3 Tops U.S. Console Sales in March

By Chris Faylor, Apr 15, 2010 3:41pm PDT

SCE Santa Monica's brutal PlayStation 3-exclusive sequel God of War III took top honors as the best-selling console game in the United States...


"Or they found out the game kinda sux and there are just too many good games to play on PC and ..."

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BioShock 2 Tops U.S. Console Sales in February as NPD Reveals Hardware and Software Figures

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2010 3:42pm PST

With February 2010 now behind us, research firm NPD Group has released its regular breakdown of the past month's U.S. console hardware and software...


"the really interesting numbers will be to see how Final Fantasy VIII sells between the 360 and ..."

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NPD Reveals January's Top Selling U.S. Games, Hardware Sales

By Chris Faylor, Feb 11, 2010 4:01pm PST

Continuing today's smorgasbord of announcements and revelations, market research firm The NPD Group has pulled back the curtain on its monthly...


"BUT, nintendo will have another mario game out before that, if we are comparing franchises as ..."

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Wii and Nintendo DS Outsell NES and GameBoy

By Chris Faylor, Jan 29, 2010 11:00am PST

Having updated its lifetime hardware sales figures, Nintendo today confirmed that the Wii has outsold the Nintendo Entertainment System--making...


"I don't find this impressive. The market for games has grown tremendously since the NES/GB"

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New Mario Sells 10 Million in Under Two Months as Nintendo Unleashes 2009 Sales Figures

By Chris Faylor, Jan 28, 2010 10:20am PST

Marking the recent end of its third fiscal quarter, Nintendo today released sales figures on its hardware and notable software releases, and the...


"I'd like that. One of the greatest regrets of playing on PC for me is no Nintendo."

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NPD Lists Top Console, PC Games of 2009

By Chris Faylor, Jan 15, 2010 10:00am PST

Compiling the various sales figures of its monthly reports, marketing research firm The NPD Group has issued its take on the best-selling games at...


"NSMB Wii is the only reason my Wii is getting so much love lately."

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Modern Warfare 2 Sales Pass... One Billion Dollars

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 13, 2010 7:15am PST

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 publisher Activision today announced that Infinity Ward's shooter has racked up over $1,000,000,000 US in estimated...


"This should have been in a message since i've said I'm done with the discussion since you just ..."

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Nintendo Touts Holiday Sales Figures

By Chris Faylor, Jan 05, 2010 3:00pm PST

Kicking off new year with self-congratulatory press release, Nintendo began today by listing off some of its accomplishments in 2009, such as its...


"I wish Nintendo appealed to me as much as they appeal to the family-fun market. Funny thing is ..."

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Borderlands Surpasses 2 Million Units Sold

By Chris Faylor, Dec 17, 2009 2:05pm PST

With developer Gearbox having previously declared Borderlands "the fastest-selling original property video game launch of 2009," publisher...


"I'm happy to have no taste according to you! Borderlands is both fun and stylish and I've had a ..."

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Activision Boasts Modern Warfare 2 Sales Figures, Broken Records

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 18, 2009 11:40am PST

Publisher Activision continues to toot its own horn over the recent release of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty 2 Modern Warfare 2 with new figures for...


"Right, but such a passage is nowhere to be found in the license agreement as far as I can tell - ..."

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Gearbox Declares Borderlands Fastest Selling Original IP of 2009, PC Patch Due Later Today

By Chris Faylor, Nov 16, 2009 4:19pm PST

Borderlands had "the fastest-selling original property video game launch of 2009," developer Gearbox proclaimed today alongside word of the...


"So why is no one publishing PC numbers of DD and Retail? I am gettting a bit frustrated by this ..."

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Declared Biggest Launch in Entertainment History

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 12, 2009 5:05am PST

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 publisher Activision has declared this week's release of Infinity Ward's shooter "the biggest launch in history...


"Don't like 50% of the pet sales go to the make a wish foundation tho? Generally when you do ..."

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September Sales: PlayStation 3 Beats the Xbox 360, Wii for the First Time

By Nick Breckon, Oct 19, 2009 5:01pm PDT

Sony had a big month in September, with the PlayStation 3 claiming the top spot in console hardware sales for the first time, according to NPD's US...


"Haha, my best friend would go buy a PS3 tonight if they announced a remake of FF7. Otherwise ..."

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Halo 3: ODST Tops September Sales as The Beatles: Rock Band Beats Guitar Hero 5

By Nick Breckon, Oct 19, 2009 4:35pm PDT

Bungie's stand-alone Halo 3 expansion topped the NPD sales charts in September, beating Wii Sports and Madden NFL 10 by a significant margin with...


"Didn't Activision release a statement about how awesome GH5 was doing compared to TB:RB a couple ..."

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