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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...

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

- NuMMnUtZ see all 24 comments

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...

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

- johnhead see all 15 comments

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...

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

- haysoos see all 16 comments

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...

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

- Jafnahar see all 12 comments

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...

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

- Xulu see all 14 comments

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...

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

- ieGod see all 48 comments

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...

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

- haysoos see all 225 comments

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...

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

- Defacil see all 7 comments

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...

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

- gnoleb see all 63 comments

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...

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"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...

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

- Docace911 see all 85 comments

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...

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

- syn0r see all 365 comments

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...

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

- DinK see all 71 comments

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...

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

- quadeh see all 4 comments

July NPD: Electronic Arts, Nintendo Pick at the Bones

By Nick Breckon, Aug 13, 2009 4:25pm PDT

The videogame industry continued to struggle in July, posting $848 million in total US sales, a 29% decrease in overall sales compared to the same...

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"They also started running commercials for the damn game on TV again."

- stenchy see all 12 comments