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Nintendo 3DS sales pass 4 million in the US

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 03, 2012 8:00am PST

A new year is here, so let the video games business boasts begin! Nintendo today revealed that over 4 million 3DSs have now been sold in the US, while Super Mario 3D Land, Mario Kart 7, and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword have all sold over a million.

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"Zelda, Mario 3D Land, Mario Kart 7, StarFox Far as I'm concerned those are the only "must ..."

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July NPD: NCAA Football 12 leads; overall retail sales down 26%

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 11, 2011 6:15pm PDT

The NPD Group releases its July 2011 numbers, which indicate a 26% drop in retail sales.

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"Sega never really focused on making games. They became more of a publisher."

- Pettytheft see all 3 comments

January NPD: Black Ops, Dead Space 2 and Dancing Titles Win Big; Xbox 360 Sells 381K Units

By Xav de Matos, Feb 18, 2011 6:45am PST

Late last night, market research firm NPD Group released its numberless, retail-only data for the video game industry's business throughout the...

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"And platform specific lists. Not much of a comparable list when older games still rank high ..."

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December NPD: Black Ops On Top, Xbox 360 Hardware Achieves 'Best Month Ever'

By Xav de Matos, Jan 14, 2011 8:00am PST

Market research firm NPD Group's numberless retail-only data for the month of December has been released, showing that Activision's Call of Duty:...

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"As a matter of fact, yes. Sims was pretty bad, but it sure as hell had fun and innovative ..."

- Draco3k see all 9 comments

47 Million Nintendo DS Handhelds Sold in USA

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 04, 2011 8:00am PST

Nintendo has celebrated the start of a New Year by announcing its latest two sales boasts--or "sales milestones," as it likes to call them--for the...

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" iOS games will never have Pokemon, so they'll never be able to extinguish Nintendo handhelds."

- Dapper Swindler see all 11 comments

PlayStation Move Controller Shipments Hit 4.1 Million Units [Updated]

By Alice O'Connor and Brian Leahy, Nov 30, 2010 10:40am PST

[Update 1:00PM - BL] Sony has clarified to Joystiq that it meant these were units shipped to retailers, not sold to consumers. The original wording...

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"What I'm saying is that there are degrees of sold. Copies provisioned to Walmart may be "sold" ..."

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Nintendo: 600K Wii Units, 900K DS Systems Sold During Black Friday Week

By Xav de Matos, Nov 29, 2010 8:30am PST

It seems the Black Friday rush was kind to Nintendo, a company that often struggles with selling its consoles and handhelds. (Note the sarcasm in...

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"Good point, but they could've included both of them (which I think the Sport Resort bundles do)."

- Agrona see all 11 comments

Analysts Weigh in on Nintendo 3DS 2011 Release, Nintendo Explains

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 30, 2010 9:20am PDT

Nintendo's decision to miss the lucrative holiday season and launch the new 3DS in early 2011 has raised a few eyebrows but was apparently made to...

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"I actually like the orange a lot, and would take that over a black one. Now dark grey/silver ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 26 comments

SCEJ Boss Reveals 38 Million PS3s, 62 Million PSPs Sold Worldwide

By Xav de Matos, Sep 16, 2010 8:20am PDT

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan president Hiroshi Kawano showed off his wild side by kicking off his company's Tokyo Game Show 2010 media...

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"Lots of speculative silliness here. First of all why would people buy another console when they ..."

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August NPD: Xbox 360 and Football from EA Top Charts for Second Straight Month

By Brian Leahy, Sep 09, 2010 5:51pm PDT

Last month, the Xbox 360 sold more hardware than any other system for the first time since 2007. Microsoft managed to pull it off again posting a...

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July NPD: Xbox 360 Leads all Platforms for First Time Since Sept. '07, NCAA Football Tops Consoles

By Xav de Matos, Aug 12, 2010 4:30pm PDT

The NPD Group have released sales date for the month of July, revealing the Xbox 360 has taken over the top spot versus all video game platforms....

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"I think everyone expected a bump from the slim. It happened with the PS3 too. Keep in mind the ..."

- Mansmells see all 6 comments

June NPD: Red Dead Maintains Top Spot, Xbox 360 takes Second Place from Nintendo Wii

By Xav de Matos, Jul 15, 2010 3:50pm PDT

NPD group has revealed the sales data for June 2010 and Red Dead Redemption continues to own the top of the charts. Claiming first on the Xbox 360...

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"I bet the 360 sales would have been even higher if they were able to ship more units. I had to ..."

- Gwyndion see all 16 comments

May NPD: Red Dead Redeems Lagging Month, Mario Nabs Third

By Xav de Matos, Jul 01, 2010 5:30pm PDT

NPD group has revealed the sales data for May 2010 and, unsurprisingly, Red Dead: Redemption leads the sales posse. Selling a combined 1.5 million...

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"Y'know what'd be awesome? If somehow they ported BF 2142 to the Frostbite engine and balanced ..."

- Flakmanz see all 45 comments

April U.S. Console Sales Revealed: Splinter Cell Tops Software, Nintendo DS Leads Hardware

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2010 3:43pm PDT

With April 2010 behind us and May 2010 in full swing, market research firm The NPD Group has issued its monthly breakdown of the past month's U.S....

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"If only the NPD numbers included walmart and amazon.com then their numbers would be more accurate."

- Proven28 see all 5 comments

Worldwide Console Sales Numbers Revealed

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2010 11:50am PDT

As hardware makers Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony have all checked in with their latest financial earnings, we've combed through the reports, added...

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"I wonder how many of those 360s are repurchases because of out of warranty hardware failure..."

- curl2k1 see all 57 comments