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Nintendo dominates April's NPD

Remember the days when Nintendo's hardware was at a permanent and incredibly depressing third place in the sales charts, month after month? We sure can't; all this success has gone to our heads. The April NPD numbers, tracking hardware and software sales in North America, were released recently...

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Nintendo DS tops 10 million in the Americas [update 1]

Coinciding with its recent 10 million in Europe milestone, the Nintendo DS has also topped 10 million "in the Americas," according to the latest press release. Playing the numbers game yet again, Nintendo claims to have sold nearly nine DS or DS Lite units every minute. The DS launched earliest in...

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Wii Shopping: Japanese vs. North American

Which is better: Wario Woods and Sim City, or Super Mario Brothers, Super Mario World, Gradius, Street Fighter II, and the Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past? Yeah, we thought you might choose the latter. We hope the Japanese and North American Virtual Console lineup will reach equilibrium in a few...

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Video preview of PlayStation 3 launch in North America

AAIIIEEEE! It's PS3-zilla! Seriously, this crowd looks about five seconds away from erupting into a full scale riot. Girls screaming, men grimacing and lots of shoving. It's consumerism gone rampant, fueled by months and months of waiting and possibly nuclear radiation. It will be a mad scene next...

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NPD's October hardware sales numbers released

We're all fully aware of the PSP's situation in Japan, but I think many people don't know how well the PSP sells in North America. Well, NPD has just released the October hardware numbers, and I have some good news and some bad news for you PSP Fanboys. Bad news - in October, there were 130,000 PSPs...

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IDG predicts Wii as big loser in 2010

Market research firm IDG recently published a huge report detailing their predictions for the next-gen console wars, as well as PC games and the handhelds, through 2010. But however long-reaching the data may be, it isn't far-reaching, as it only covers North America and Western Europe....

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It stops: GC Zelda DOESN'T go poof [update 1]

Nintendo of America's offical reply to all this nonsense: Online reports about the Nintendo GameCube version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess are incorrect. The amazing game will be available at retail outlets nationwide on Dec. 13. Apparently, Gamestop and EB Games used a separate SKU for...

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September North American hardware sales

You wanted to see more sales numbers in North America and here they are, hot off the ... well, hot on your screen: hardware sales in North America for September. Guess who's in the lead? Yeah. It's the Nintendo DS. That's right. We're not going to crack any little jokes about these numbers. We're...

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A million Wii units for launch in North America

We know that Nintendo has promised us four million units worldwide before the end of year, but our hearts yearn for clarification as a vampire yearns for blood. And lo! The hemoglobin feast is upon us. Shrewdly hidden in an interview with Ron Bertram, Nintendo of Canada's vice president and general...

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DS Lite packaging pr0n

Behold, the box art! You can score the real deal on June 11 when the DS Lite drops for $129.99 in the US -- Europe's gotta wait (and pay more). Compare to: DS Lite packaging (Japan)...

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