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Mario Kart 8 sells 1.2 million worldwide in opening weekend

By Robert Workman, Jun 02, 2014 11:15am PDT

Mario Kart 8 has gotten off to a good start when it comes to sales.

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"Every MK8 thread reminds me of this... ..."

- sm00v3d see all 18 comments

Wii U sells 400K in launch week, 'essentially sold out'

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST

As expected, Nintendo has "essentially sold out" of Wii U's initial launch supply. The company has sold 400K units of its new-generation tablet-integrated console.

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"I'm in Mobile, AL. And was just offering some anecdotal evidence of it not being as great as ..."

- banre1231 see all 29 comments

Super Mario 3D Land sells 5 million, Zelda: Skyward Sword sells 3 million

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 27, 2012 5:30am PST

It's hard to believe Nintendo isn't profitable when you look at their software sales figures, with multiple million sellers from Mario, Zelda, and Kirby.

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"Glad Skyward Sword did well, I think it was my GOTY in retrospect, beating Dark Souls oddly ..."

- Boxelder see all 15 comments

Nintendo says 3DS on pace to 'surpass' first-year DS sales

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 11, 2011 3:30pm PST

Nintendo has announced that the 3DS has reached 1.65 million units sold in the US, and is "posed to surpass first-year sales" of the original DS.

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"(Not saying the 3DS is a turd, just that it hasn't met expectations.)"

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 4 comments

NBA Jam: On Fire is top PSN download for October

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2011 9:15am PDT

EA Sports' enhanced downloadable version of NBA Jam topped PSN sales last month. Other highlights this month include the vampire-themed standalone Infamous: Festival of Blood adventure and the console port of Crysis.

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"This NBA jam is leaps and bounds over the disc they released. Well worth 15%"

- pluto69 see all 3 comments

Battlefield 3 sells five million units in first week, says internal EA estimates

By Xav de Matos, Oct 31, 2011 7:00pm PDT

Battlefield 3 has successfully deployed into five million homes worldwide, EA has announced. According to the publishing giant's "internal estimates," it is now "the fastest-selling game in EA's history."

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"They call those "story problems" instead of "word problems" now? Well shit. Also I think he ..."

- ChaosNovaXZ see all 80 comments

Angry Birds is top-selling PSN game of the year so far

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 18, 2011 2:45pm PDT

The PS3 is a powerful gaming rig, featuring tons of great downloadable exclusives, like PixelJunk Shooter 2. So no wonder the top-selling game on the PlayStation Network this year is... Angry Birds? Seriously?

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"I don't get it either. I love plenty of simple IOS games and have sunk hundreds of hours into ..."

- peanut- see all 17 comments

NHL 12 breaks franchise records; Facebook game incoming

By Xav de Matos, Sep 20, 2011 4:30pm PDT

NHL 12 breaks records for EA's hockey franchise and EA announces a new free-to-play social game based on the license for Facebook.

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"BigBubba lost a tooth in a hockey fight, click here to help him find it! That actually might ..."

- Al_Coholic see all 12 comments

Deus Ex tops weak August NPD sales report

By Garnett Lee, Sep 08, 2011 4:30pm PDT

August NPD sales figures showed a measurable decline from last year but with only five days sales Deus Ex Human Revolution took top honors on the chart.

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"They stopped releasing those months ago. It's quite strange... You'd think that they would want ..."

- jacobvandy see all 9 comments

Black Ops sells over 18 million map packs in nine months

By Xav de Matos, Sep 01, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Activision has revealed that Call of Duty fever is going strong, with Black Ops selling 18 million map packs since launching nine months ago.

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"That's it! people keep feeding the trash monster, the more you feed it the more he aggressive he ..."

- 3Digital see all 41 comments

Activision reveals sales figures for Black Ops and Modern Warfare 2

By Xav de Matos, Aug 03, 2011 6:00pm PDT

Despite it already being known as the "best-selling game of all time," Activision has shared current unit sales numbers for Black Ops as it compares to Modern Warfare 2.

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"I'm sorry... but demographically, your comparing apples to oranges here. In 1 year, the world ..."

- Hiddukel see all 36 comments

Catherine gives Atlus its 'largest launch' ever

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2011 2:45pm PDT

Atlus is known for localizing and publishing niche games for the US market. However, it may have found a big hit on its hands with the recently-released Catherine. Atlus boasted it as "the largest launch in the 20-year history of Atlus."

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"The best way to describe it is part "anime film", part "Persona-y dialogue game", part ..."

- the archvile see all 7 comments

Garry's Mod sells a million

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 26, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Creating a physics sandbox seems to be one way to get video game riches. Garry's Mod, a popular "game" available on Steam, hit the one million sales mark over the weekend.

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"Oh hey there. I am always infinitely surprised when this pops up. Glad to know other people ..."

- passingstranger see all 18 comments

Portal 2 sells three million

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 22, 2011 10:30am PDT

Portal 2 is quickly on its way towards matching the sales of the original game.

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"Globally only 50% have finished Portal 1, so you're not even close in your statement."

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Angry Birds Rio slingshots to 10M downloads

By Xav de Matos, Apr 04, 2011 11:15am PDT

On its official Twitter page, developer Rovio posted the mysterious phrase, "10 in 10 ... Angry Birds Rio breaking all records...

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"Hey, thanks. Haters gonna hate. I've been doing this job too long to pay any attention to ..."

- XAVdeMATOS see all 56 comments