Wii (Wii)Nintendo had the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in hardware sales
Information Wk - January 18, 2008
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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.