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Nielsen says Wii has fewest percentage of active users

Nielsen Games has released new data regarding game usage in the US and the report states that Wii has the fewest number of active users compared to the other consoles. Usage of the console even trailed behind the GameCube. According to the research, despite the recent decline in game sales, more people played games in […]

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Nielsen Gaming Report headlines

  • Nielsen issues correction on Wii being the least used console

    Nielsen has issued a correction regarding a report that said Wii is the least-used console. As told to FastCompany, the study was mislabeled, and the correct percentages of user minutes for average sessions are: PS2 – 23.7 Wii -20.7 Xbox 360 -18.2 PS3 – 9.0 Xbox -7.9 GameCube -3.3 However, Nielsen stands by data that […]

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  • [UPDATE] Women make up 46.2% of PC gaming, says Nielsen report

    According to a new Nielsen report, the largest demographic in PC gaming is women aged 25 and upwards. The group accounted for 46.2 percent of all players and 54.6 percent of all gameplay minutes in December 2008. The most played games on PC are card games from Microsoft, with Solitaire averaging over 17 million players […]

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