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Nintendo: 30% of Fire Emblem sales on eShop, Luigi does better at retail

Nintendo's executive vice president of sales and marketing, Scott Moffit, revealed during a Nintendo event in San Francisco that Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon has sold 415,000 copies in the US, while 3DS RPG Fire Emblem: Awakening has sold 240,000. This data will be reflected in tomorrow's NPD...

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Analyst: Gears of War: Judgment, God of War: Ascension weak in March

Analyst firm Cowen & Company estimates high-profile March launches God of War: Ascension and Gears of War: Judgment both sold far less than their predecessors. The firm projects (via GI.biz) that Ascension sold 360,000 in the US during March and Judgment moved 425,000, down from first-month...

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NPD: Digital game sales growing year-over-year 33 percent

Digital games and downloadable content sales are growing at a rate of 33 percent year over year in the US and Europe, according to data presented by NPD, iResearch and Digi-Capital analysts at GDC. The speakers at the digital games sales talk noted that sales in China are expected to grow over 10...

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NPD: Dead Space 3 sold 605K in February

Dead Space 3's chart-topping debut in February amounts to 605,000 copies, the NPD told GameSpot, proving that February was a relatively slow month for video games in the US overall. Launch sales for the first Dead Space in the US came in at around 500,000. EA said Dead Space 2 approximately doubled...

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Fire Emblem Awakening posts 180K first month sales, 63K downloads

Fire Emblem Awakening shifted 180,000 units across its debut month at North American retail, Nintendo of America tells us. In a statement sent to Joystiq, the company said the tactical 3DS RPG enjoyed best ever first month sales in the franchise's nearly 23-year history. No doubt that was helped by...

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February NPD: Dead Space 3 on top, Aliens: Colonial Marines in sixth

Dead Space 3 outsold Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 in February to snag the No. 1 spot, throwing the latter to No. 2, according to the NPD's US sales data. Following those, in descending order, are Crysis 3, NBA 2K13, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and the critically lambasted Aliens: Colonial Marines....

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Xbox 360 sold 281K units in January

At least 281,000 people became the brand new owners of an Xbox 360 during the month of January, Microsoft has announced. This feat, as we mentioned yesterday, marks January as the twenty-fifth consecutive month in which the 360 has been the best-selling console in the United States, as well as its...

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Report: Wii U slumps to January NA sales of 'well under' 100K

The Wii U reportedly crashed to January sales in North America of "well under" 100,000, marking a desperate drop for the recently launched console. Gamasutra, who spoke to someone with access to NPD data, estimates the figure is between 45,000 and 59,000 units. That's despite NPD including an extra...

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January NPD: Black Ops 2 tops, DmC: Devil May Cry debuts in sixth place

Black Ops 2, Far Cry 3 and Just Dance 4 were January's best-selling games, according to NPD sales data, with Capcom's rebooted DmC: Devil May Cry sliding in at sixth place. As per usual, the full list of the month's top 10 best-selling games can be found after the break. During the five-week...

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Microsoft: Xbox 360 at 76M sold worldwide, Kinect at 24M

Microsoft has sent out a chest-thumping press release, boasting about new milestones for the Xbox 360, Kinect and Xbox Live. As of now, 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been purchased worldwide, with a total of 24 million Kinects flailing their way into homes around the globe. The hardware numbers...

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