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November Video Game Sales Little Changed From Yr Ago

Yahoo - December 9, 2011


Submitted by afsplat (25) at 7:07PM PST on December 9, 2011


Overall sales were up 0.4% from a year ago to $3 billion. Video game hardware sales were down 9%, and accessories were off 34%, but software sales were up 15%, or 16% including PC games.
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NPD: October video game sales rise 1 percent

Yahoo - November 11, 2011


Submitted by afsplat (25) at 10:03AM PST on November 12, 2011


U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories rose 1 percent to $1.08 billion in October, helped by sales of "Battlefield 3," market researcher NPD Group said Friday.
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Nintendo reports 1H net loss, slashes forecast

Yahoo - October 27, 2011


Submitted by afsplat (25) at 7:43AM PST on October 27, 2011


Japanese game maker Nintendo Co. said Thursday its net loss grew to 70.3 billion yen ($925 million) for the six months through September, battered by the strong yen and weak software sales.
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57.6 million Xbox 360 units have been sold worldwide

Yahoo - October 21, 2011


Submitted by afsplat (25) at 7:44AM PST on October 21, 2011


Posted over at Microsoft’s website, the report indicates that 57.6 million Xbox 360 consoles have been shipped worldwide as of September 30, though the number of units shipped this quarter (2.3 million) is down when compared to the same period last year (2.8 million).
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NPD: US retail video game sales fell in September

Yahoo - October 14, 2011


Submitted by afsplat (25) at 1:22PM PST on October 14, 2011


U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories dipped 4 percent to $1.13 billion in September, according to market researcher NPD Group. Sales of the games themselves grew somewhat, but this was overshadowed by lower sales of game consoles and accessories.
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August NPD: Annual sales drop again, Deus Ex top spot

Joystiq - September 8, 2011


Submitted by afsplat (25) at 7:28PM PST on September 8, 2011


Gaming hardware saw an increase in sales over July, largely fueled by the price cuts endured by the 3DS and PlayStation 3. According to a memo sent out by Nintendo following the NPD report, the 3DS discount moved 185,000 consoles from August 12 through the end of the month. This wave managed to increase dollar and unit sales of handheld hardware to a year-over-year increase over August 2010, which bucks the downward trend followed by the rest of the industry
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PS Store in Brazil

Sony - July 21, 2011


Submitted by fabiano_div (454) at 11:39PM PST on July 21, 2011


Now Sony PS have a PS Store in Brazil, cool to Brazilian peoples and cool to Sony to expansive your market in Americas. Go Sony...
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April NPDs: Mortal Kombat and Xbox 360 the Top Sellers

1UP - May 12, 2011


Submitted by afsplat (25) at 7:27AM PST on May 13, 2011


Mortal Kombat was the best selling game in the month of April, according to the latest figures released by the NPD Group. It sold nearly 900,000 units between the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions. Portal 2 was the next best-selling game, although no specific numbers for Valve's latest game were cited. That's just as well, as the game undoubtedly sold a great deal through Steam, the numbers from which would not be included in the NPDs.
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Sony granted IP access in PS3 jailbreak cas

Tom Magrino - March 7, 2011


Submitted by apprentice (204) at 1:21AM PST on March 11, 2011


Northern California court orders Bluehost, Google, Twitter, YouTube to hand over identifying information of all individuals who accessed George Hotz's websites, videos, hack.
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Final Super Mario All-Stars shipment due March 13

Thorsen - February 16, 2011


Submitted by apprentice (204) at 10:30AM PST on February 16, 2011


Last batch of 25th Anniversary Super Mario Bros. Wii compilation will hit stores next month. Nintendo fans who have been putting off picking up Super Mario All-Stars will get one last chance to grab the commemorative pack. Nintendo announced today that it is readying a final shipment of the currently almost-sold-out compilation, which was released last December to mark the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. The last batch will arrive in stores on March 13.
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