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Dustforce devs explain what they earned, what they learned

Developer Hitbox Studios has cracked open the financial books on Dustforce, revealing just how much the indie release made. After the game's launch in January of 2012 and some major sales with Steam and the Humble Bundle, Dustforce has earned a total of $668,490 in revenue. That may sound profitabl...

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December NPD: 2012 sales hit $13.26 billion, Black Ops 2 leads the pack

During a period that encompassed both post-Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping and the Christmas season (November 25 through December 29), the physical retail sector of the video games industry pulled in $3.2 billion, bringing the total dollar amount spent in 2012 up to $13.26 billion, which is just...

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Nintendo makes ridiculous amounts of money in Q1

Nintendo has to be a short step away from building an evil fortress in a volcano, because now they have super villain money. Like, the kind of money Dr. Doom could use to take over the entire world. Good thing Nintendo isn't evil and just wants us to play games. During Q1 of this year, Nintendo ea...

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Nintendo stocks rise, execs get jewel-encrusted unicorn bonuses

Or, in the case of the fellow to the right, the Tony Montana bathtub. For those of you who've been keeping track of the business situation with Nintendo, then you've already got your party hat on and have made several copies of your butt with the Xerox machine. Nintendo's stocks are on the rise. In ...

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Financial analysis looks at PC vs. console costs

Even the most diehard PC gamer has to admit that their console gaming brethren get the better end of the deal as far as costs are concerned. But exactly how much does a console gamer save over the system'ss lifespan? A poster over at TechConsumer crunched the numbers and found that, when everything ...

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New non-game to ignore: Doing My Best Family Finance Diary

The non-game avalanche continues in merry old Japan, this time with a digital check register for the DS called Ganbaru Watshi no Kakei Diary, or "Doing My Best Family Finance Diary". The app lets you input all your expenses (food, bills, gambling debts to the mafia) and helps track your spending wit...

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Iwata reminds Nintendo of America who's boss

(Hint: it's Iwata. Iwata is boss.) Nintendo just released their financial results briefing, which contains a transcript of a question-and-answer session with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. Ever wondered what it would be like to work for Iwata? This quote should replace that wonder with terror: ...

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