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Lots Of “Headroom Left” In PS3, Says Sony

by Ernice Gilbert on June 9th, 2011, under E3, E3 2011, Hot, News, PS3, Sony

While Nintendo has already dived face first into the eighth generation of gaming, and Microsoft looking to take the plunge soon, PlayStation boss Kaz Hirai said PS3 is “growing with the times” and will continue to do some.

PS3 Passes The 50 Million Sold Mark, Move Bests 8 Million Worldwide

by Ernice Gilbert on April 15th, 2011, under Hot, News, PS3, PSN, Sony

Following the February games industry figures released by NPD, Sony’s responded, this time releasing figures. The firm said it’s sold more than 50 million PS3s, and as of April 3rd, over 8 million Move Controllers.

Activision Hate “A Little Bit Too Strong” Says Co-Founder

by Ernice Gilbert on February 22nd, 2011, under Activision/Bilzzard, Hot, News

All the hate for Acitivision circulating gaming circles is “a little bit too strong,” says the publisher’s co-founder Alan Miller. He also admits that the publishing business isn’t as easy as it looks.

For Sony, Profitability Is What’s Important, Not “Passing” Microsoft

by Ernice Gilbert on February 22nd, 2011, under Hot, News, Sony

While fanboys and gamecats wage war in the name of Microsoft and Sony’s gaming boxes, PlayStation software senior brand manager Scott McCarthy’s taken a different stand on the matter.

For him, beating Microsoft’s install base is an afterthought, the real goal for them is to make tons of cash.

In Order To Thrive, NGP Has “Got To Receive Support From Gamers”

by Ernice Gilbert on February 16th, 2011, under Hot, News, Sony

According to Sony Computer Entertainment Japan president Hiroshi Kawano, Next Generation Portable “isn’t something that’s driven solely by us at SCE.”

PS3′s Now Sold 47.9 Million Units, Inches Closer To Overtaking Xbox 360

by Ernice Gilbert on February 3rd, 2011, under News, Sony

Sony’s PS3 and PSP didn’t realize any growth over last year, however both consoles enjoyed significant gains in the software department. And on the global install base front, PS3′s set to overtake the Xbox 360.

Kinect Bundles Outsold That Of PS Move 5:1 In December Says Pachter

by Ernice Gilbert on January 14th, 2011, under Hot, Michael Pachter, Microsoft, News, Sony

According to Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect bundles outsold Sony’s PS3 PS Move bundles by a margin of 5 to 1.

Biggest Year In Xbox History: 360 Sells 1.9 Million in December

by Ernice Gilbert on January 14th, 2011, under Hot, Microsoft, News

My goodness. In the month on December alone, Microsoft sold almost 2 million Xbox 360 units in the United States according to the NPD, completing what was the Xbox’s division biggest year thus far.

As DS Sales Decline, And Wii Sales Fall, Nintendo Posts 6 Month Loss

by Ernice Gilbert on October 28th, 2010, under News, Nintendo

Not good for the legendary company. Wii 2 anybody?

Halo: Reach Sells Well Over 3 Million Copies In First Month

by Ernice Gilbert on October 15th, 2010, under Bungie, Hot, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, Sony

It’s been four weeks since Halo: Reach was released, four short weeks, and like an unstoppable wave crashing onto land, the game has made its mark in North America as one of the most popular, best selling franchises in history.

The shooter sold 3.3 million copies in four weeks. Simple awesome.

Video Thirst: Nintendo 3DS ‘Tag Mode’ In Street Fighter IV Looks Like A Winner

by Ernice Gilbert on September 29th, 2010, under Hot, News, Nintendo

Ah ha, so that’s how it’ll work, then. I’m talking about the wireless “tag mode” on Nintendo’s 3DS, which allows gamers to take the battle to the streets with any stranger.

It’s demonstrated with Street Fighter IV for the 3DS, and I must say I’m impressed. See if you’ll feel the same past the break.

NPD Software Sales Results For August 2010 – MADDEN NFL 11 Holds Steady

by Ernice Gilbert on September 10th, 2010, under EA, Hot, News, NPD

The NPD software numbers are in, and once there’s a football game released with the name Madden on it in America, everything else must take a backseat.

NPD July Software Sales Numbers: PC Rules The Pack

by Ernice Gilbert on August 12th, 2010, under Hot, News, NPD

NPD has released its videogames sales results for the month of July, and in the software department, America football is still the nation’s number one sport, even in the gaming world. The PC stole the cake though, proving once said market is standing strong.

Run past the break.

Sony PS3 Division Explodes: Hardware And Software Way Up

by Ernice Gilbert on July 29th, 2010, under Hot, News, Playstation 3, Sony

Just like the PS2, PS3′s now rocking the house. Sony’s full Q1 results past the break shows why you never judge a story in its initial stages, friends, never.

Numbers Quencher: NPD May Software Sales Results

by Ernice Gilbert on July 2nd, 2010, under News, NPD

The NPD group delayed its May Videogames sales results until the month of July, but just like that it’s upon us. Find the software sales results past the break.