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June NPD: PS4 claims victory in slow software month

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 17, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Sony is claiming victory over Microsoft in the latest month of console wars.


"In the fall, like every year, basically. But Last of Us PS4 comes out in a few weeks, so ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 6 comments

Forty percent of freemium players buy in-game goods

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 23, 2012 3:30pm PDT

According to a new survey by the NPD Group, four out of every ten consumers of freemium games have made in-game purchases.


"I could see myself buying things in Lord of the Rings online, if I ever started playing that ..."

- Miller_TYM see all 12 comments

Kids 2 to 14 buy one fifth their entertainment media digitally

By Garnett Lee, Oct 04, 2011 5:30pm PDT

A new NPD Group study finds kids ages 2 to 14 spend $0.21 on digital content out of every dollar's worth of entertainment they buy today.


"they don't. this was a survey. An online survey was fielded August 1 - August 19, 2011, to a ..."

- electroly see all 5 comments

Analysts warn of substantial decline ahead of July NPD release

By Steve Watts, Aug 10, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Analyst firm Cowen & Company is predicting that tomorrow's NPD Group will confirm that July was the worst industry sales month since September 2005.


"Rage is going to be a super-hit? I'm more inclined to think HR will be a bigger game than Rage."

- MercFox1 see all 9 comments