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Analyst Predicts Holiday Price Cuts for PS3, 360

By Chris Faylor, May 20, 2008 1:38pm PDT

Speaking at today's Electronic Gaming Summit, oft-cited Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter expressed his belief that the PlayStation...

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"Also, my point is that they plan for both and can take advantage of the HDD if it's there or are ..."

- Fred Garvin see all 16 comments

Nintendo DS Sells 19.6M Units in the United States

By Chris Faylor, May 16, 2008 10:20am PDT

Following this week's revelation of numerous hardware figures, Nintendo has added yet another to the list, detailing that the Nintendo DS has...

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"What is all this sales shit sucking up front page? I wanna talk about games! I know the systems ..."

- psycho100 see all 11 comments

Console Makers Respond to April Sales Data

By Chris Faylor, May 15, 2008 8:00pm PDT

Following NPD's unveiling of April's U.S. console game and hardware sales, Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony have all checked in with their take on the...

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"I have to admit my shock when I saw its high standing on Amazon's top sellers in video games. I ..."

- FLESHPOUNDER see all 52 comments

GTA 4 360 Tops U.S. Console Sales in April

By Chris Faylor, May 15, 2008 3:30pm PDT

Sales-tracking firm NPD Group has released its U.S. sales figures for April, showing Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto IV as the month's top-selling...

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"Except the Gamecube at its height maybe sold half of the systems the Wii has already sold? "

- Sturm08 see all 51 comments

MS: Not Counting Wii, X360 Dominates Worldwide

By Chris Faylor, May 14, 2008 3:02pm PDT

Update: Microsoft has confirmed to Shacknews that it did not take the Wii into account when it claimed the Xbox 360 as worldwide console leader....

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"I think that it is not really fair to compare the 360 and the Wii; they are really apples and ..."

- generaleskimo see all 223 comments

Sony: PS3 Will Reclaim Lead within Life Cycle

By Aaron Linde, May 07, 2008 1:35pm PDT

Sony Computer Entertainment president Kazuo "Kaz" Hirai claims that the PlayStation 3 will surpass the Wii and Xbox 360 within the system's 10-year...

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"If you fart on it first and have the breakfast AI modchip installed."

- NuMMnUtZ see all 149 comments

Sony: PlayStation 3 Outsells Xbox 360 In Europe

By Aaron Linde, May 06, 2008 4:10pm PDT

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president David Reeves said that Sony's PlayStation 3 has outsold Microsoft's Xbox 360 in Europe, having moved...

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"Wrong again! The PS3 online is far from useless and only lacks in-game friend listing and ..."

- AndyGoin see all 61 comments

Blockbuster Focusing More on Games via Prominent Placement, Special Hardware Bundles

By Chris Faylor, Apr 28, 2008 10:45am PDT

Rental agency Blockbuster has announced several efforts to expand its presence in the video game sector, beginning with the placement of...

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"I've had the same experiences. Never having the games in stock to rent means I don't rent 'em. ..."

- genom see all 15 comments

Report: Broad Wii Audience Leads to Low Attach Rate

By Aaron Linde, Apr 21, 2008 11:16am PDT

The New York Times reports that owners of Nintendo's Wii console purchase roughly 20% less games than PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 owners, owing to...

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"I tried to play zelda twilight princess. I was tired so I wanted to play it laying down on my ..."

- mobab see all 66 comments

Console Makers Respond to NPD March Sales Data

By Aaron Linde, Apr 18, 2008 8:35am PDT

Console manufacturers Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have all chimed in on NPD's sales figures for March, which saw Nintendo's Wii once again outsell...

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"Except it's true and has been widely reported. Just because a few areas here and there have ..."

- navelskrutt see all 38 comments

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tops March Console Games Sales; Wii Outsells Xbox 360, PS3

By Aaron Linde, Apr 17, 2008 3:52pm PDT

Sales-tracking firm The NPD Group today revealed that Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Brawl has topped the North American software sales charts for...

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"Super Mario Galaxy Metroid Prime 3 Legend Of Zelda TP Excite Truck Wii Sports Zack And Wiki ..."

- jabuck see all 64 comments

Console Makers Respond to February Sales Data; Sony Claims 2008 Is 'The Year for PS3'

By Chris Faylor, Mar 13, 2008 8:46pm PDT

Console manufacturers Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have all chimed in on NPD's sales figures for February, which saw Nintendo's Wii once again...

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"seems like they all rr at some point. could be months or years but they will. "

- xxiv see all 60 comments

Call of Duty 4 Tops February Console Games Sales; Wii Outsells Xbox 360, PS3

By Chris Faylor, Mar 13, 2008 3:39pm PDT

Sales-tracking firm The NPD Group today revealed that the Xbox 360 edition of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has topped the North...

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"the funny thing is Sony is still losing money on every PS3 sold, and if their attach rate ..."

- edgewise see all 66 comments

PSP Trumps DS, Wii in Japanese Hardware Sales

By Aaron Linde, Mar 07, 2008 1:01pm PST

The latest weekly hardware sales out of Japan show that Sony's PSP outsold the Wii and Nintendo DS platforms, Gamasutra reports. According to...

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"I don't know about Japan, but DS sales in the us had to have been hampered by the lack of ..."

- capt tripps see all 10 comments