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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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God of War 3 Tops U.S. Console Sales in March

By Chris Faylor, Apr 15, 2010 3:41pm PDT

SCE Santa Monica's brutal PlayStation 3-exclusive sequel God of War III took top honors as the best-selling console game in the United States...

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"Or they found out the game kinda sux and there are just too many good games to play on PC and ..."

- NuMMnUtZ see all 24 comments

Demon's Souls Outperforms Expectations in USA; European Release Rumored

By Brian Leahy, Apr 14, 2010 4:30pm PDT

From Software's ultra-hard PlayStation 3 RPG Demon's Souls was published by Sony, which owns the IP, in Japan. Sony wasn't so sure about the game's...

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"i still play this game and sequel would no doubt by my most wanted as well. Id say above SC2 ..."

- technotica see all 18 comments

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Sells Over 2.3 Million

By Chris Faylor, Mar 18, 2010 8:10am PDT

Boasting that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is "on pace to be the top selling title for March 2010," publisher Electronic Arts today revealed that the...

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"Looks like it disables mouse smoothing I cant see anything there that would disable negative ..."

- abjectblitz see all 146 comments

BioShock 2 Tops U.S. Console Sales in February as NPD Reveals Hardware and Software Figures

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2010 3:42pm PST

With February 2010 now behind us, research firm NPD Group has released its regular breakdown of the past month's U.S. console hardware and software...

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"the really interesting numbers will be to see how Final Fantasy VIII sells between the 360 and ..."

- johnhead see all 15 comments

Weekly PC Sales Bring No Clear Winner (Updated: Winner Revealed)

By Chris Faylor, Mar 04, 2010 1:30pm PST

Once again speaking to the strength of exclusive offerings, digital distributors Steam, Direct2Drive and Impulse have unveiled sales charts from...

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"Well let's see... I approve of Ubisoft's DRM and developers deserve sixty dollars (really more ..."

- Professer12 see all 30 comments

NPD Reveals January's Top Selling U.S. Games, Hardware Sales

By Chris Faylor, Feb 11, 2010 4:01pm PST

Continuing today's smorgasbord of announcements and revelations, market research firm The NPD Group has pulled back the curtain on its monthly...

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"BUT, nintendo will have another mario game out before that, if we are comparing franchises as ..."

- haysoos see all 16 comments

Weekly PC Sales Illustrate Strength of Bonuses, Discounts and Exclusivity

By Chris Faylor, Feb 11, 2010 12:20pm PST

The latest charts from PC outlets Steam, Direct2Drive and Impulse are in, once again speaking to the strength of exclusive offerings, pre-order...

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"'Bought Trine due to the good word on the Shack too. Mistake. Frustrating controls, boring ..."

- oO SilentK Oo see all 18 comments