Tag Archives: the npd group
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 09:29 BST
NetherRealm’s first non-Mortal Kombat game performed well at retail in the US during April, topping the charts as the best-selling title in an otherwise lacklustre month.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 16:19 GMT
While traditional retail sales continued their downwards trend, the NPD Group’s February report showed the Xbox 360 still triumphant on its home ground, and a handful of new releases interrupting the Q1 quiet.
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 01:15 GMT
In a report calculated to surprise absolutely nobody at all, the NPD Group has released figures for US consumer spend on gaming over the course of 2012, noting year-on-year declines in physical spend and a jump in digital.
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 | 08:29 GMT
The NPD Group has released their October US retail report, with yet another and rather significant Year-On-Year decline in overall sales.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 | 01:32 BST
A new report from the NPD group has found a significant proportion of what it calls “app gamers” have splashed out on in-app purchases.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 | 06:11 BST
The NPD Group’s regular month report on US retail spend noted another year-on-year decline, but also a jump in sales as the holiday season approaches.
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 | 02:36 BST
Sleeping Dogs sales reached 172,000 during its two weeks on sale during August.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 03:09 BST
Darksiders 2 was the best-selling game at US retail during the month of August.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 | 08:26 BST
The NPD Group has released its regular monthly report on US sales figures, showing yet another month of decreased spending.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 23:44 BST
Ahead of tomorrow’s full July report, the NPD Group has released some interesting figures showing a significant increase in digital sales.
Fri, Jul 13, 2012 | 15:00 BST
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 03:19 BST
When the NPD Group releases its June sales report later this week, Michael Pachter isn’t banking on good news.
Tue, Jul 03, 2012 | 04:51 BST
Of the $3.4 billion the NPD estimates was spent on gaming in the first quarter of 2012, new retail purchases accounted for just $1.5 billion.
Fri, Jun 15, 2012 | 02:56 BST
The NPD Group’s monthly report on US retail sales shows a significant dip in overall sales, but strong performances from Blizzard’s Diablo III and the 3DS.
Thu, Jan 15, 2009 | 09:33 GMT
During a lunch session at the Game Business Law summit, The NPD Group’s senior account manager, Michael Klotz, said that the games industry certainly isn’t as recession proof as some people believe.
“Previously, people thought that games might be recession-proof,” Klotz said.
“The game industry is growing, but it has been impacted by the recession. We probably would have seen even more growth if it hadn’t been impacted by the current economic climate in the U.S.”
It emerged yesterday that analyst firm, Lazard predicted that US software sales were expected to hit $10 billion for the month of December.
More over at GameDaily.