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NPD Lists Top-Selling Console and Handheld Games Since 1995

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 19, 2010 4:30pm PST

We reported NPD Group's list of 2009's top-selling games just a few days ago, but IndustryGamers has released a list of the top-selling games...


""To mark the debut of Madden NFL 07, EA Sports released Madden NFL 07 in Madden, Mississippi, ..."

- focusdaily see all 44 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...


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

- ieGod see all 48 comments

82% of American Kids Are Gamers, Says NPD

By Chris Faylor, Dec 03, 2009 2:36pm PST

A whopping 82% of children aged 2-17 in the United States, some 55.7 million, are gamers, according to a new report from marketing research firm...


"it's mostly because games are not maturing. they don't have the excuse of being the hot new ..."

- DeBurgo see all 22 comments

Uncharted 2, NBA 2K10 Stand Atop October NPD Videogame Sales Data

By Garnett Lee, Nov 12, 2009 4:44pm PST

Sony recorded one of the biggest wins yet for the PS3 with system exclusive Uncharted 2 capturing the top spot for October sales. And it was a...


"it's the fastest selling console ever, but it also seems to be the most quickly abandoned one as ..."

- hillemania see all 9 comments

PC Sales: Aion, Left 4 Dead 2 Top the Charts

By Nick Breckon, Oct 20, 2009 2:40pm PDT

NCsoft's fantasy MMO Aion was the biggest PC seller at retail in September, according to NPD's new data for the month. EA Maxis' The Sims 3 and...


"Counter Strike Source is still up there? Are there still people who don't own it?"

- michaelleung see all 31 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...


"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...


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

- quadeh see all 4 comments

August Console Sales: Madden and Batman Team Up to Fight Recession as PS3 Surges on Price Cut

By Nick Breckon, Sep 10, 2009 4:09pm PDT

Madden NFL 10 was the best-selling console game in North America over the month of August, though sales of this year's title were down when...


"I think he's referring to the the motion sensor plus possibly? People don't really need a ..."

- silverback1138 see all 15 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...


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

- stenchy see all 12 comments

Weekly PC Sales Charts No Longer Provided by NPD, Steam and Direct2Drive Continue

By Chris Faylor, Jun 22, 2009 2:28pm PDT

Research firm The NPD Group will no longer release its weekly charts of the ten best-selling PC games at United States retailers to the media, the...


"I'm surprised to see a train simulator in the top ten. Good for them. "

- Spok see all 25 comments

Weekly PC Sales: Sims 3 Subjugates Software Sales

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 15, 2009 1:38pm PDT

Given that The Sims 3 sold over 1.4 million units at launch, it's little surprise that it topped not only the weekly PC games sales chart but...


"The second one was incredible. I had difficulty w/ the original though. "

- Sturm08 see all 7 comments

May's 20 Top-Selling PC Games Sees Return of Fallout

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 15, 2009 10:35am PDT

Research group NPD's list of the 20 best-selling PC games in May shows mostly the usual players--Blizzard and Maxis--in their usual comfy chairs,...


"I can't believe Empire : Total War is still in the top 5, massive kudos to Creative Assembly."

- drchocapic see all 18 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...


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

- NuMMnUtZ see all 39 comments

Weekly PC Sales: Now with Steam

By Chris Faylor, Jun 08, 2009 10:03am PDT

At long last, digital distribution outlet Steam has joined NPD and Direct2Drive in providing weekly sales data, providing for a wider view of the...


"I suppose if you're willing to wait for a price drop that's cool."

- Topsiderover see all 42 comments

Weekly PC Sales: Empire Reclaimed

By Nick Breckon, May 26, 2009 11:50am PDT

Creative Assembly's Empire: Total War gained ground on the sales list in an otherwise slow week for the PC retail sector. The strategy title,...


"...for the public, but I'm sure Valve has that data available from themselves too. Or has Steam ..."

- droveri see all 16 comments