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Call of Duty: Black Ops Sets New Five-Day Sales Record, Trumping Modern Warfare 2

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 18, 2010 6:35am PST

Having declared last week that Call of Duty: Black Ops was "the biggest entertainment launch ever" after raking in an estimated $360 million on...

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"The multiplayer is a solid improvement over MW2. People need to stop talking shit about ..."

- Dr_Cube see all 36 comments

October NPD: DS Jumps Ahead, Xbox 360 Sells 325K, Fallout: New Vegas and Fable 3 Debut Strong

By Xav de Matos, Nov 16, 2010 5:30pm PST

While we can't have fun with the numbers the same way we used to, the NPD Group has released the October NPD listing in its new, 'slimmer' form....

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"Yes, cause for alarm: its userbase is roughly that of the PS3 and 360 *combined* and at a pace ..."

- ECMIM see all 10 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops Sells $360 Million on Launch Day, Is New 'Biggest Entertainment Launch Ever'

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 11, 2010 7:30am PST

Call of Duty: Black Ops sold-through an estimated $360 million in the first 24 hours in North America and the UK alone, Activision has announced,...

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"I too have a 5000 series card and I'm not noticing any fps problems in single player. ..."

- ManiacalMoose see all 73 comments

NPD: $2.6-$2.9 Billion Spent on Used and Digital Games, Content in First Half of 2010

By Brian Leahy, Oct 15, 2010 4:00pm PDT

The NPD Group will be releasing its Games Industry: Total Consumer Spend report shortly, which details the $3.7 billion spent on retail games in...

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"In other news, over 2 billion dollars was spent on apple pie, exotic prostitutes, and gaming ..."

- Pixelbeast see all 2 comments

September NPD: Halo Reach Reigns; PlayStation Move, Metroid: Other M and Dead Rising 2 Debut Strong

By Xav de Matos, Oct 14, 2010 4:15pm PDT

Although they will no longer provide any of those pesky "numbers" we all like so much, the NPD Group has released its report for the month of...

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"Yeah, most fun I've had in ages. I really wish they'd port DR1 to PC, modding DR2 is just so ..."

- PlayfulPuppy see all 12 comments

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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StarCraft 2 Sells 3 Million Copies in First Month

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 01, 2010 5:43am PDT

After selling one million copies on launch day, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty went on to sell over three million copies worldwide in the first...

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"I hate those changes. Fuck them. Good for Blizzard ignoring them"

- MamiyaOtaru see all 98 comments

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

Microsoft Touts Halo 3 Sales Dominance Over Combined PS3 Exclusive Sales, Sony Shrugs

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 10, 2010 1:40pm PDT

Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg officially threw a gauntlet at Sony's feet with a tweet asserting that Halo 3 has officially outsold six PlayStation 3...

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""Publishers are not fiscally stupid (generally) and go where the money is." So why would ..."

- jryi see all 122 comments

Red Dead Redemption Sells Over 5 Million

By Chris Faylor, Jun 08, 2010 1:22pm PDT

Rockstar's open-world western Red Dead Redemption has "sold in" over five million copies worldwide since its PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 release on...

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"This game has permanently raised the bar for what I expect in an open-world/sandbox game. The ..."

- LemonJoose see all 33 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

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Sells 5 Million Copies, Electronic Arts Details Software Sales

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2010 1:49pm PDT

EA DICE's first-person shooter Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has sold five million copies since it hit PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March 2010,...

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"EA - we are proud of you, you are finally doing right. (knocks on virtual wood) Keep doing ..."

- pepelouis see all 66 comments

Yearly Nintendo Earnings, Hardware Sales Down; Nintendo DS and Wii Lifetime Sales Revealed

By Chris Faylor, May 06, 2010 6:00pm PDT

"A price reduction on Wii hardware, fewer strong Wii software titles in the first half and appreciation of the yen" lead to a negative impact...

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