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PS3 install base up to nearly 24 million

According to some recently released statistics from Sony, the worldwide install base for the PlayStation 3 is now 23.8 million strong. From a fact we learned earlier in June, we can extrapolate from these recent numbers that almost eight million people are currently being Quincied in PlayStation ...

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Microsoft says 360 leads PS3 by 1M in Europe

Ask your local pan-handling, barrel-wearing former CEO and he'll tell you: A million isn't what it used to be. But even though 1,000,000 with nearly any fiscal symbol in front of it is nowhere the fortune it was just 12 months ago, it still seems a pretty impressive figure when you're talking abou...

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Greenberg blasts back at Hirai for 'longevity' jab

It's charming to see that no matter how high up you are on the gamer ladder, you can still be goaded into a flame war. Sony Computer Entertainment boss Kaz Hirai discounted the Xbox 360's longevity and chance at market dominance yesterday, and now Xbox boss Aaron Greenberg has rushed right into the ...

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Greenberg gives Hirai a verbal smackdown for his 'longevity' talk

If you thought Microsoft was going to sit back and take verbal abuse from Sony Computer Entertainment's Kaz Hirai, then you don't know Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg. Commenting on Hirai's "lacks longevity" talk, Greenberg fights back, explaining that "this sounds like an old hardware company that's ...

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Microsoft: Third-party pubs raked in $504 million in Dec.

Hot on the heels of the Xbox 360's impressive December NPD numbers, Gamasutra reports that Microsoft has some other numbers to share. The company touted December as the best month the Xbox 360 has ever had and also stated that 2008 was its biggest year ever, noting that it had sold "more consoles,...

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Sony claims Xbox 360 'lacks longevity'

Full of vitality, vigor and boastful confidence, Sony Computer Entertainment's chairmen Kazuo Hirai wants it known that after all is said, the Playstation 3 will remain on top thanks - in part - to the Xbox "lacking longevity." Ouch. "You need a word that describes something that lacks longevity," H...

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Dec NPD: Xbox 360 outsells PS3 by 2:1

You can let go of all that anxiety you've been experiencing while waiting for December's NPD sales figures to be released, because we have 'em and are nice enough to share. For December, the NPD group is reporting that the Xbox 360 performed as expected, selling a satisfying 1.44 million units whi...

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Greenberg talks up MS strategy, 2009 lineup

In an interview with G4TV, Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg had quite a lot to say about the Xbox 360's performance in 2008 as well as what's in store for the future. Greenberg began by trumpeting the 2008 numbers that were released last week, also noting high sales for Gears of War 2, Call of Duty: Worl...

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Robbie Bach on casual gaming: 60 million songs downloaded from Live

Speaking to Variety, Microsoft's Robbie Bach discussed Microsoft's performance during 2008, specifically on how the company plans to woo casual gamers. Bach said that "people are still buying consoles" despite the poor state of the global economy, though they may buy "a little bit fewer games." Bach...

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Analyst: 1.5 million 360s sold in December, twice as many as the PS3

Industry analyst Jesse Divnich of EEDAR just sent out his analytical estimates of this week's upcoming December NPD sales figures. And from what we can tell, December looks to have been sales-successful for the gaming industry. According to his estimates, Divnich predicts that 1.5 million Xbox ...

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