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News You Can Use: The Biggest Stories of the Week (3/11-3/16)
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Regular readers of the site might have noticed that we’ve cut down on news over the last week, and that was on purpose. The way we see it, you can get your news from many, larger outlets, and they’d probably … Continue reading

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January NPD: Industry sees 34% drop year-on-year, Modern Warfare 3 tops charts

January 2012 was a bumpy month for the gaming industry, with overall sales down to $750.6 million; this is a 34 percent decrease from the $1.14 billion that the industry enjoyed in January of 2011. Software accounted for $355 million, … Continue reading

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NPD: Battlefield 3, Batman dominate October sales

Several major releases kicked off the holiday game rush in October, and they all met with a good amount of success. However, it was two titles that towered above them all — according to the NPD, Battlefield 3 sold “just … Continue reading

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The Most Overlooked Games of 2011 (so far)
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It used to be that the first half of the year was a wasteland for exciting video game releases, with game publishers instead opting to save their heavy hitters for the holiday season. While a whirlwind of high-profile releases still … Continue reading

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NPD to cease hardware sales reports

Today, the NPD Group has officially announced that it has discontinued any plans to release hardware sales figures on a monthly basis for the gaming industry. Surprisingly, this comes as a shock as it something not many people saw coming … Continue reading

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NPD June: PS3 hardware sales up 85%

The Xbox 360 is this month’s big winner in the US, with NPD results showing an impressive 88% year-on-year increase for the console. Naturally, it was all due to Microsoft’s new slim/short model, spurring sales on its home turf. But … Continue reading

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PS3 and Xbox 360 gap soon to be just 4 million

“Sales, sales, console sales.” It’s a hit song in Latvia. The chorus goes “Wii, Wii, Wii all the way home.” Anyway, in the battle for second place, the situation is hotting up. With Microsoft announcing 40 million worldwide Xbox 360 … Continue reading

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March NPD shows big results for PS3 software

Software sales for the PlayStation 3 dominated its competitors, bringing in 40 per cent of the top ten’s dosh and topping the charts with God of War III. It was actually PS3 software that helped the US video games market … Continue reading

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NPD: GOW3 sells 25% more than GOW2 despite PS3 installed base

God of War III sold over one-million copies worldwide just a few days after release, but with the game’s US March sales now out, we can finally see how well it has done in comparison to its predecessors. Following God … Continue reading

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Year-to-Date Hardware Sales Compared

So as the year approaches its close, and before the Decemeber rush comes in, we thought it best to give this year’s hardware sales a comparison. With many calling 2009 the year of the PS3, Sony’s console has enjoyed a … Continue reading

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