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Xbox 360 Outsells Original Xbox

By Chris Faylor, Nov 24, 2008 8:26am PST

Microsoft has confirmed that the the Xbox 360 has now outsold the original Xbox, meaning that it has sold over 25 million units worldwide since...

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"I can agree the Wii is probebly the only console with something somewhat original on it. As for ..."

- clok1966 see all 28 comments

Nintendo Developing Wii Community Features, Updates Holiday Hardware Outlook

By Blake Ellison, Nov 18, 2008 2:29pm PST

Nintendo, whose online presence is subdued compared to those of rivals Sony and Microsoft, will unveil community software for the Wii in the...

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"seriously, not that they shouldn't follow the money, good for them for finding new markets, but ..."

- theLephty see all 4 comments

Sony Claims 14 Million PSN Users

By Blake Ellison, Nov 18, 2008 10:30am PST

Today is the PlayStation 3's second birthday, and in typical Sony fashion the company is celebrating by way of its PR department, as the company...

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"I have multiple accounts on Live for the same reason. These kind of numbers are so stupid. Both ..."

- Mansmells see all 71 comments

Xbox 360 Opens Wide Lead on PS3 in October

By Nick Breckon, Nov 13, 2008 4:05pm PST

Sales of Microsoft's Xbox 360 dominated those of rival Sony's PlayStation 3 by a nearly two-to-one margin in October, according to new figures...

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"This and a strong yen doesn't bode well for Sony. They better hope the international markets ..."

- TheMongbat see all 43 comments

Wii Nears 35M Units Sold Worldwide, DS at 84M

By Chris Faylor, Oct 30, 2008 8:47am PDT

Nintendo has weighed in with its latest financial results, revealing that the Wii hardware has sold 34.55 million units since it launched in 2006,...

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"I can't stand people still bitching about other people having fun playing a game and being ..."

- AroundTheFur1380 see all 19 comments

PlayStation 3 Nears 17 Million Units Sold Worldwide; Sony Profits Dip 90%, Gaming Up Over Last Year

By Chris Faylor, Oct 29, 2008 8:40am PDT

Since its 2006 debut, the PlayStation 3 has sold 16.84 million units worldwide, according to new financial documents released by Sony. During...

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"That might be the case but PS2 component cables are 5$ on ebay or a 5$ HDMI on monoprice. PS2 ..."

- abrasion see all 45 comments

Nintendo: 33% More Wiis Now, 50% More for Holidays

By Blake Ellison, Oct 27, 2008 2:17pm PDT

Nintendo is delivering on its promise to deliver more Wii consoles to retailers, with more units in production in fall 2008 than were being made in...

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"1.6 divided by 2.4 = 2/3 -> therefore, 1/3 increase And I doubt he does the math anyway."

- ebok007 see all 15 comments

NPD: Force Unleashed, Wii Fit Lead September Sales, 360 Sales Spike After Price Cut

By Blake Ellison, Oct 16, 2008 3:47pm PDT

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed took top honors for sales in the month of September 2008, according to new numbers released by market research firm...

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"pff even though the wii consistently leads the npd reports it's not really winning the console ..."

- Mr.SEX see all 16 comments

Increased Wii, DS Shipments May Not Fill Demand

By Blake Ellison, Oct 02, 2008 9:33am PDT

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said there will be more DS and Wii units available at retail than last year, but he is unsure...

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"I still can't believe I found one when they were first released. Too bad I don't play it much..."

- chiisu81 see all 7 comments

NPD: Madden, Wii Games Lead August

By Blake Ellison, Sep 11, 2008 3:35pm PDT

A trio of versions of Madden NFL 09 filled the top three at US retailers across August, sales-tracking firm NPD Group revealed today. Also coming...

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"I agree there -- the game really needs more players in co-op to take advantage of the classes."

- Sturm08 see all 18 comments

MS: Xbox 360 Sales Jump 600% After Price Cut

By Chris Faylor, Sep 10, 2008 3:35pm PDT

Xbox 360 hardware sales in North America have doubled, and in some instances sextupled, since last week's price cut, according to a statement from...

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"The 360 has a larger install base because it launched 1.5 years earlier. The PS3 is breathing ..."

- theflux see all 76 comments

GameStop: No End in Sight to Wii Shortages

By Blake Ellison, Sep 09, 2008 11:16am PDT

Video game mega-retailer GameStop predicts a third consecutive sold-out holiday season for Nintendo's Wii, despite recent bumps in production....

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"I think we're all sorry Nintendo is no longer a brand you can relate to. *sobs*"

- pjargon see all 33 comments

Microsoft Concedes Console War, Declares 2nd Place

By Blake Ellison, Sep 05, 2008 2:34pm PDT

Microsoft has finally fessed up--Nintendo's Wii has won this generational battle in the console wars. In a reversal of its "we're winning if...

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"I bet ColoradoCNC is a Nintendo and XBox fan boy. coughPatrickcough"

- jjjapan see all 187 comments

Nintendo Raises Forecasts 26% on Wii, DS Sales

By Blake Ellison, Aug 29, 2008 12:15pm PDT

Nintendo raised its profit predictions for the year by a not-insignificant 26 percent, prompting the console maker's stock to surge on the Osaka...

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"LOL!!! Interesting and albeit possible! *panics* O_o' And Bioshock set in a sunken version ..."

- monchipeters see all 14 comments

Xbox 360 Completely Sold Out in Japan

By Chris Faylor, Aug 19, 2008 8:55pm PDT

In a surprising turn of events, Japan is completely sold out of Xbox 360 hardware. Microsoft's Japanese branch revealed the news today, issuing an...

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"THey probably sold out of their original launch shipment, they had just forgotten they were ..."

- james t kirk see all 19 comments