July

Rumour: DSi out in Australia in July

GamePlayer’s posted a rumour that DSi’s launching in Australia in July, a tidbit garnered from a retailer. If true, this would likely put the console in a similar time-frame for Europe. Nintendo’s yet to confirm a date for the machine’s release outside Japan, saying only that it’s going to come this year. We contacted Nintendo […]

July headlines

  • July NPD gets analysed to buggery

    Edge has posted its monthly NPD analysis feature, and it’s all looking much cleaner now the old site design’s been ditched. Nice graphs again. Take a look.

  • July NPD - Everything in one place

    Tired? Tired? The word’s irrelevant. NPD released its July US sales data last night, and we have all the news, sleep or no sleep. PS3 beat 360, Wii killed everything again and revenues are hotter than the core of the sun’s core. See below. July NPD – Raw data released July NPD – Nintendo responds […]

  • July NPD - Microsoft focuses on software sales as 360 loses to PS3

    Responding to last night’s July NPD figures, Microsoft stuck to software sales figures after losing out to PS3 on the hardware side. In a nutshell: Since its launch, consumers have spent more than $10.4 billion on the Xbox 360 platform in the U.S., capturing 49% of share. (July NPD data) 205,000 Xbox 360 consoles were […]

  • July NPD - Sony says PS3 sales have doubled this year

    Responding to last night’s July NPD figures, Sony said PS3 sales have risen 99 percent in the year to date, with software sales extending by 206 percent so far compared to last year. More than 1.8 million PS3 consoles have been sold in the US this year, said the firm, in a release that made […]

  • July NPD industry - Sales rise 28% to $1.19 billion

    NPD released July sales figures for the US last night, showing total sales for the month hitting a giant $1.19 billion, up 28 percent year-on-year. Hardware sales totalled $446.9 million, an increase of 17% over July last year. Software showed a huge 41 percent rise to $591.1 compared to the same month in 2007. Peripheral […]

  • July NPD software - EA Sports scores win with NCAA Football

    NPD released July sales figures for the US last night, showing the 360 version of EA Sports’ NCAA Football 09 as the biggest selling software title in America last month. Top 10 below. July NPD software NCAA Football 09 (EA, 360) – 397.6K Wii Fit (Nintendo, Wii) – 369.6K Guitar Hero: On Tour (Activision, DS) […]

  • July NPD hardware - Nintendo formats crush competition, PS3 beats 360

    NPD released July sales figures for the US last night, showing Wii and DS is a ridiculously comfortable position at the top of the heap. The two formats sold more than a million units in America last month, making a mockery of the battle between PS3 and 360. PS3 beat 360 yet again, despite analyst […]

  • July NPD - Nintendo responds to effortless hardware win

    Nintendo just put out a press release in response to just-released July NPD data, pointing out small facts like Wii took 49 percent of all console sales in the US last month. “Great hardware goes hand-in-hand with great software,” said NoA marketing boss Cammie Dunaway. “Various types of games for the Nintendo systems are represented […]

  • July NPD - Official figures released

    NPD just published the official US hardware and software figures for July. As you can, DS and Wii destroyed the competition yet again, with the two Nintendo consoles selling over a million units in America last month. Hardware PlayStation 3 – 224.9K PlayStation Portable – 221.7K Playstation 2 – 155.5K Xbox 360 – 204.8K Wii […]

  • NPD predicts its own figures, puts 360 well ahead of PS3

    As seen on Kotaku, NPD’s predicted its own figures this month, backing up Michael Pachter’s prediction that 360 ran away with it against PS3 in July. Wii, obviously, destroyed them both. DS 625,445 Wii 612,545 360 325,488 PS3 275,444 PSP 235,447 The 360 jump’s being pinned on the price “adjustment” at E3. More through the […]