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Max Payne 3 Does Lower Than Expected Numbers, Future Soldier, Too

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Cowen analyst Doug Creutz has revealed that Diablo III sold 1 million units in the U.S. for the month of May, while both Max Payne 3 and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier sold 400,000 each. That’s 200,00 per game less than the firm was expecting. Despite this, both games were among the bestselling titles in the month of May in the ... Read More »

NPD Monthly Report Misleading, Says EA

Every month, the NPD releases hardware and software data compiled through various sources on the gaming industry, but the company’s not actively seeking the industry’s digital sales results, hence leaving tens of millions of dollars unaccounted for. EA’s Tiffany Steckler who’s the corporate communications executive at the company, has said that the situation is rather misleading, stating “Using NPD data ... Read More »

Xbox 360 Outdid PS3 By 88% In U.S. For The Holidays

Kinect is proving to be mighty successful for Microsoft. Not only did the peripheral sold 8.8 million units in 60 days, it’s also directly affecting Xbox 360 sales, helping the console leave Sony’s PS3 in its dust last December, with sales up 88 percent over the PS3. Read More »

October NPD Results: Xbox 360 Wins Again

Say what you will, but in North America, the Xbox 360′s experiencing massive momentum, especially with the redesigned 360 S, and the advent of Kinect will only help. Also, Nintendo’s been a decline, while Sony’s PS3 Move bundle experienced a 15 percent rise last month. Read More »

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