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Videogames outsell DVD and Blu-ray in 2008

According to Media Control GfK International, global sales of videogames overtook DVD and Blu-ray for the first time last year. Software sales grossed $32 billion, up 20 percent whereas DVD and Blu Ray sales dipped 6 percent to $29 billion. Gfk cites the popularity of Nintendo Wii for the growth. More over at GI. By […]

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Media-Control GfK International headlines

  • Software sales booming across Europe

    According to data from Media Control GfK International, European software sales are on the up. Sales have risen by 25.6 percent for the first half of 2008 compared with last year’s tally. Our Dutch brothers have been buying games like crazy, as sales for the region have risen by a massive 46 percent. Compared with […]

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  • MGS4 tops Spanish and German software charts

    Metal Gear Solid: Guns of the Patriots has taken pole in the Spanish and German software charts for week ending June 22, GI reports. According to figures from Media-Control GfK International, Square-Enix’s Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core is straight in at number three in both territories. The full chart listings for both countries are through […]

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