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NPD June: The Last of Us, Animal crossing top charts

The 3DS was the clear winner at US retail this month, taking the top hardware spot and three slots on the software charts, including second place.

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June NPD headlines

  • NPD June - Lego Batman 2 tops, hardware plummets

    As predicted, the NPD is reporting US sales figures took a nosedive for the seventh consecutive month.

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  • 3DS has sold 5 million units in the US

    Nintendo has announced ahead of the NPDs Nintendo 3DS has now sold 5 million units in the United States.

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  • Pachter predicts 34% YOY decline in NPD's June sales report

    When the NPD Group releases its June sales report later this week, Michael Pachter isn’t banking on good news.

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  • NPD: LA Noire tops again, slumps in all sectors

    The NPD has revealed significant year-on-year decreases across the board during June 2011, with Microsoft and Take Two the winners of a lacklustre contest.

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  • NPD: Nintendo dominates the top 20 software chart

    NPD has released the top 20 software sales chart for June 2010, and games for Nintendo systems destroyed the competition, with the largest percent of titles on the list.

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  • NPD June 2010: Xbox 360 second only to DS, RDR moves 963K units

    NPD has released June sales figures for the US, showing big Xbox 360 hardware increases and more blistering numbers for Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption. However, the industry as a whole was down 6 percent for the month year-on-year.

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  • Analysts predict 8-15% industry decline in June for US

    Industry analysts are predicting an 8-15 percent decline in US hardware and software sales ahead of June’s NPD figures.

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  • Sims 3 tops June NPD PC chart

    The NPD Group has revealed that EA’s The Sims 3 was the best selling game for the PC last month. Unfortunately, the NPD Group no longer distributes PC sales data publicly, but it has revealed the above. EA said that The Sims 3 sold 1.4 million in June. Thanks, Edge.

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  • Pachter: Industry is suffering from price fatigue

    Wedbush Morgan analyst, Michael Pachter, has weighed in on the June NPDs and feels that the industry is suffering from price fatigue. “It appears to us that the weak results in March through June signify a weak trend that will continue at least one more month. It is easy to defend the poor results by […]

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  • Nintendo's take on June NPD: WiiMotion Plus sold 169K units without being bundled

    In June, combined DS and DSi sales showed movement of 766,000 units, more than all current-generation consoles combined with Wii marking its 21st consecutive month of being the best-selling console. Broken down: DSi sold 424,000 units and DS 342,000, and Wii 362,000. Wii Motion Plus moved 374,000 total – 205,000 were bundled with Tiger Woods […]

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  • June NPD: Fourth consecutive month of year-over-year declines

    The June NPDs are out and while the figures may show things brightening a bit, there is some bad news too. This is the fourth month of decline for the industry – down 31 percent to $1.17 billion – and the worst since September 2000 when the decline was at 41 percent. Even with the […]

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  • June NPD: Hardware show DS moving over 766K units

    The June NPD numbers have been released and US hardware sales for the month came in at $1,697,000 instead of the projected $1,547,800. Nintendo DS was the clear winner, moving 766,500 units, with Wii coming in second with 350,000 units. DS: 766,500 Wii: 361,700 360: 240,600 PS3: 164,700 PSP: 163,500 PS2: 152,700

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  • June NPD: Prototype clear winner with over 419K units moved

    The June NPD numbers have been released and Prototype was the clear winner last month, moving 419,00 units for the Xbox 360 version. UFC 2009: Undisputed came in a close second for Xbox 360, moving 338,300 units. Total software sales came in at $625.8 million, which was 1.56 percent more that the projected $616.2 million. […]

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  • June NPD gets analysed to death

    Edge, nee Next-Gen, has published its monthly NPD analysis feature, graphs and all. This one takes in the fact that six months is now up for the year, so is well worth your time. You need to be able to argue indefinitely in comments threads about American Xbox 360 sales curves, right?

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  • June NPD: Everything in one place

    E3′s, like, so last week. It’s not, obviously, but a day’s a long time in videogames. It’s a day long. NPD released June data last night, showing monster sales for PS3 and a major milestone broken by Nintendo with Wii. Everything you need’s below. June NPD: PS3 achieves almost 2:1 sales over 360 June NPD: […]

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  • June NPD: Nintendo focuses on Wii victory over 360 in post-figures statement

    Nintendo focused squarely on the fact Wii had overtaken 360 in US sales in its post-NPD statement last night, although, gallantly, refused to name the Microsoft console in its release. “Equaling its status on a worldwide basis, Wii has become the best-selling video game console in the United States,” said the company. “According to independent […]

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  • June NPD: Sony leads with victory over 360 in post-figures statement

    Sony had an easy month when it came to its post-NPD press release this time, being able to confirm a huge sales victory over 360 in the US in June thanks to the release of both MGS4 and an exclusive Metal Gear bundle. “PS3, led by the launch of the highly anticipated Metal Gear Solid […]

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  • June NPD: Wii overtakes 360 and US console leader

    June NPD figures – as predicted by Reggie in Nintendo’s E3 press conference on Tuesday – have shown that Wii has overtaken Xbox 360 to become the biggest selling American home console of this generation. According to the group, Wii has now sold 10.9 million machines in America, compared to Xbox 360′s 10.4 million. Read […]

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  • June NPD: Sales up 53% YoY

    June’s NPD figures have shown US game sales up 53 percent year-on-year, a spike caused by increased sales of Wii and DS, and the release of MGS4. Total games-related sales hit $1.69 billion last month, up from $1.1 billion in the corresponding previous period. Hardware sales grew 54 percent to $615.1 million from $399.2 million […]

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