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Nintendo Q1 Profits Down 60% From 2008

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2009 9:11am PDT

Nintendo's 2009 first-quarter net profits fell 60% compared to the period last year while net sales are down 40%, new financial documents released...

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""Net profits were 42.31 billion yen ($442 million)" ...not bad for three months if you ask me."

- deceiver see all 53 comments

UFC Named the Undisputed King of May Software Sales

By Nick Breckon, Jun 11, 2009 4:04pm PDT

THQ's mixed martial arts hit UFC 2009 Undisputed reigned supreme over the North American console software charts in May. The fighting...

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"I save witty responses for the deserving. Austere01 Oh sorry I mean cakeseaters (nice new tag ..."

- NuMMnUtZ see all 39 comments

April NPD Sales: Wii Fit, Nintendo DS Top Slow Month

By Nick Breckon, May 14, 2009 3:53pm PDT

Lacking the monster sales of last April's Grand Theft Auto 4, the NPD charts for April 2009 mark a fairly uneventful period in North American...

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"its worse to see the PC top 20 each week. WOW & Sims for as long as I can remember. Atleast the ..."

- Dodgy see all 7 comments

Grand Theft Auto DS Misses Sales Expectations

By Chris Faylor, Apr 17, 2009 8:25am PDT

While analysts had predicted that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars would see first month sales of anywhere from 200K to 450K units, sales-tracking...

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"I know GameStop’s pushing Chinatown Wars with a contest to win a “mob boss experience” on ..."

- LeslieLu see all 63 comments

Nintendo DSi Smashes DS Lite's First Week Sales

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2009 6:29pm PDT

Nintendo has revealed that the Nintendo DSi posted far higher sales during its first week of sale than its predecessor the DS Lite managed when it...

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"i did the same... and now i'm enjoying it more than my 360. (playing chrono trigger newgame+, ..."

- Demius see all 17 comments

March NPD Sales: Resident Evil 5 Breaks 1.5 Million, Pokemon Platinum and Halo Wars Debut Strong

By Chris Faylor, Apr 16, 2009 3:35pm PDT

Offering a glimpse into the fascinating world of game sales, research group NPD has released its take on the software and hardware sales in the US...

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"Well good for them. I just beat RE5 tonight as a matter of fact. I went to my next door ..."

- k1ld0r see all 28 comments

February Console Sales: Wii Fit, Street Fighter 4 Lead

By Nick Breckon, Mar 19, 2009 3:45pm PDT

Nintendo's lineup of Wii and DS titles continues to dominate the North American console sales charts, with Wii Fit once again being named the...

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"Is it possible to post the number of units sold for PC sales as well? The PC sales never have ..."

- Decepticon Matrix see all 16 comments

Halo Wars Declared Best Selling Console RTS

By Chris Faylor, Mar 19, 2009 9:35am PDT

In the three or so weeks since Halo Wars launched, the Xbox 360 strategy game has sold over one million copies worldwide, publisher Microsoft...

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"i haven't played it (and have no intention to), and I'm sure they haven't either... but good or ..."

- brainchild420 see all 85 comments

Nintendo DS Ships 100 Million Units

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2009 10:36am PDT

Nintendo announced today that it shipped the 100 millionth Nintendo DS unit on March 6, 2009--4 years, 3 months and 14 days after the portable...

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"I think almost everyone knew that GBAS came to the end of it's road when the DS came. I know I ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 12 comments

NPD: Nintendo Tops January Console Sales Charts; Left 4 Dead Beats Call of Duty

By Nick Breckon, Feb 12, 2009 3:40pm PST

Nintendo continued its steady reign over the industry in January, taking the top three slots on the US console software charts with Wii Fit, Wii...

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"yeah.. once someone releases a really good BluRay player for a reasonable price I'm thinking the ..."

- fatman see all 19 comments

Nintendo Claims Responsibility for 99% of Industry Growth in 2008

By Chris Faylor, Jan 16, 2009 11:18am PST

Yesterday, sales-tracking firm NPD Group announced that the United States console market grew by 19% in 2008, resulting in a new record revenue of...

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"Got the Wii at Christmas like lots of other people, played a few times, good fun but soon got ..."

- mmaall see all 35 comments

2008 NPD: Nintendo Sells Over 10 Million Wiis in US, New Lifetime Sales Figures for Each Console

By Nick Breckon, Jan 15, 2009 5:06pm PST

Shacknews' analysis of NPD Group's 2008 U.S. console sales data has revealed that Nintendo saw a banner year for total system sales, selling over...

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"What DS is a better portable gaming platform, come on ! the psp is far better, the only reason ..."

- mmaall see all 34 comments

NPD Reveals 2008's Best Selling Console Games

By Chris Faylor, Jan 15, 2009 3:54pm PST

Marking another record year for the United States video game sales, research firm NPD Group reports that 2008 saw the console market grow by 19% to...

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"Yeah. If you have a Wii you ought to have bought Wii Play with it because it comes with a ..."

- getlefty see all 43 comments

PlayStation 2 Sells 50 Million Units in North America

By Chris Faylor, Jan 13, 2009 2:27pm PST

Eight years, three months and thirteen days after the system debuted in North America, Sony today revealed that the PlayStation 2 has sold over 50...

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"This story is more about the state of modern gaming than it is about a great machine! Is it only ..."

- uk_john see all 31 comments

Nintendo Overwhelms November Hardware Sales, Sells Over 2 Million Wiis

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Dec 11, 2008 3:52pm PST

Along with November's best-selling consoles games, NPD has detailed the month's hardware sales from US retailers. Thanks to the holiday shopping...

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"Their mindshare dwindled greatly with that generation, and that certainly hurts."

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