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Nintendo had the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in hardware sales

Information Wk - January 18, 2008


Submitted by tbiscuit (4029) at 5:48PM PST on January 18, 2008


The U.S. videogame industry soared 43% last year to achieve a record $17.94 billion in sales, a research firm said Friday. Nintendo was the biggest winner last year, according to NPD. The company had the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in hardware sales in terms of shipments with the portable DS, 8.5 million units, and the Wii console, 6.29 million units.Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) shipped 4.62 million units of the Xbox 360 to come in third.



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