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December NPD American sales numbers: Meaningless graphs only

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American video game sales numbers for December are more or less out, which means it's time face the harsh reality that is the games industry today. Sadly, we don't have any handheld numbers yet, so the chart above ...

Should Sony bring Nathan Drake to iPhone?

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Now it’s Sony and Vita’s turns to be doomed

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Just a few months ago, every analyst and click-seeking journalist in the games industry was convinced the 3DS and the company that made it were doomed. Unsurprisingly, the well supported 3DS and stable Nintendo hav...

November NPD American sales numbers: 360 taking over

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The holiday shopping season is upon us, and that means dramatic sales numbers are everywhere. NPD reports that the 360 was the big winner in November's US video game sales race, moving a whopping 1.7 million units....

Radio Splode Episode 8: Review Drama and Ranking Extrema

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[powerpress] Listen via iTunes Weskimo, sulci, and Newbs are back once again with the ill behaviour. This week, we chat about all the most dramatic and sensationalist "news" we can find in the world of gaming, inc...

Mario drives 3DS sales in Japan while PlayStation division bleeds

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Remember the last two months, when the world was enamoured with 3DS's "doom" and Nintendo's quarter two losses signaled the end of the company? What a difference reality makes. Of course, you wouldn't know that jud...

October NPD American sales numbers: Battlefield 3 vs. Arkham City

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Sweet happy day, NPD numbers are here again. That's right, we now have October's American video game sales results. We're mostly stuck with rough estimations on the hardware side, but the numbers should give you a ...

Alert the trolls, Nintendo loses money

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As expected, Nintendo has posted alarmingly high quarter two losses. The company dropped 70.2 billion yen (or $924 million, if you will) between July and September of 2011. As with every time Nintendo struggles fin...

September NPD American sales numbers: Madden, 360 dominate

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September's video game sales results are in, and they're kinda boring. The 360 was once again the best selling home console and system overall, moving 438K units. That was followed by 374K for the PS3 and 240K for ...

August NPD American sales numbers: 3DS sees 260% boost

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August's American sales results are in from NPD, and they shed some reasonably positive light on the 3DS. Nintendo's 3D-enabled handheld moved 235K units in August, good for a 260% increase over July's number. The ...

A positive 3DS story: massive Japanese sales continue

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The internet is awash with negative 3DS stories, many of them inspired by baseless rumours and a weird anti-Nintendo industry bitterness. Time to turn things around. As we already reported, the 3DS had a massive sa...

3DS sales explode in Japan following price drop

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Media Create reports that sales of Nintendo's 3DS exploded in Japan following its price cut on August 11. The sales tracking service pegs 3DS sales at 196,077 for the week August 8 - August 14. That's an impressiv...

July NPD American sales numbers: terrible

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We still haven't gotten enough of July's hardware numbers to bother with a chart (I was waiting), but I will persevere. The 360 was again the best selling console of the month, moving 277K units. This was trailed by ...

June NPD American sales numbers: 360 brings the thunder

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The 360 blasted past its competitors in June, earning it a first place sales victory well beyond other consoles. The green machine moved 507K units in June, compared with 276K for the PS3 and 273K for the Wii. Hand...

May NPD American sales numbers released: 3DS comatose

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NPD's American sales numbers have finally trickled in for May. The 360, Wii, and PS3 continue their boring march of selling decently, with 270K, 236K, and 177K respectively. It's the 3DS that's the big (small?) st...

April NPD American sales numbers released: Mortal Kombat’s back

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The 360 is still on top when it comes to hardware sales in the US, with 297K XBoxen sold in April. That's significantly higher than the 204K PS3 sold and 172K Wii sold. It will be interesting to see how much that Wi...

2010′s 1000 best selling games in Japan: Monster Hunter and Pokémon all the way down

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Sales tracker Media Create has released their list of the 1000 best selling games in Japan for 2010. Monster Hunter Freedom 3 for the PSP took first with nearly 4 million sold. That was followed by Pokémon Black and...

March NPD American sales numbers released: 3DS launches big, but Pokémon is bigger

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March 2011's American video game sales results are in, or at least some of them. In its first five days of life, the 3DS managed to sell about 400,000 units. That number was actually trumped by the old family of DS...