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May NPD – UFC Undisputed king of the ring

Great result for THQ’s UFC Undisputed in the US in May, with the 360 game clearing nearing 700,000 units for first place in NPD’s software chart. With the PS3 version included, the title sold more than 1 million copies in the US last month. Wii Fit and what now looks to be an astute move […]

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Software Sales headlines

  • November NPD: Gears of War 2 pips CoD to number one

    Gears of War 2 was the biggest selling game in the US last month, with more than 1.5 million units sold. Call of Duty: World at War came a close second with 1.4 million sales, the two games far beyond Wii Play with 800,000 in third place and Wii Fit with 700,000 at fourth. The […]

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  • September NPD - Force Unleashed lords over software sales

    The Force Unleashed on 360 was the biggest selling game in the US last month, according to NPD figures, with big name Nintendo franchises and a couple of EA games making up the rest of the top 10. Get the rest of the raw NPD data here. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – (360, LucasArts) […]

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  • Rare sales hit 100 million mark

    According to this article on its official site, Rare can now boast 100 million software sales since the company launched in 1985. “The result of releasing more than 100 titles across systems ranging from NES to Xbox 360 does seem like something worth mentioning, even if a couple of those titles were Taboo and Sesame […]

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  • May NPD: Total sales hit $1.12 billion, show 37% YoY increase

    May NPD data has shown that total industry sales in the US hit $1.12 billion last month, a year-on-year increase of 37 percent. Software sales rose 41 percent to $536.9 million, while hardware figures increased 34 percent to $428.6 million. Sales of accessories were up 30 percent to $150.8 million. Read the rest of our […]

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  • Wii's first 18 months have seen record software and hardware sales in the US

    According to this Kotaku piece, Wii’s American software and hardware sales for the first 18 months of its life have been the highest of any platform in history, Nintendo said today. Speaking at the Electronic Gaming Summit in the US, NoA marketing head Cammie Dunaway said, “While we appreciate the impact the Playstation 2 had […]

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  • April NPD: GTA IV 360 destroys PS3 SKU, both over 1 million

    According to April’s NPD figures, the biggest selling game in America last month was the 360 version of GTA IV by a considerable margin, the SKU selling 1.85 million units. The PS3 version sold 1 million copies, coming third to Wii’s Mario Kart. Full list: GTA IV – Xbox 360 – 1.85 million* Mario Kart […]

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