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Microsoft: Over 50 million hours logged on Xbox Ones since launch

In the realm of esoteric statistics, Microsoft announced that over 50 million hours in "games and entertainment" have been logged on Xbox One systems since it launched on November 22. The console manufacturer added that over 415 million Gamerscore points were unlocked via achievements on the system...

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EA: 140 million gameplay minutes logged on PS4 in five days

140 million gameplay minutes were logged on Electronic Arts-published PlayStation 4 games, the publisher revealed via Twitter yesterday. The data is spread across five days of EA's PS4 games being on store shelves. Across the same period of time, the publisher said that over five million online gam...

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Nintendo tells developers not to share digital sales numbers

Richard Hill-Whittall is the owner and director of Icon Games Entertainment, and his company has released several games in the last year for various platforms, including WiiWare. He recently shared some sales numbers over on Gamasutra, but was asked by Nintendo to take the numbers for its platfor...

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Report: Console life cycles grow as big three share the market

We've heard from a few non-Microsoft sources that the Xbox 360 is heading for an extremely long console cycle, but last week's CES found Microsoft saying exactly that. David Hufford of Xbox product management mentioned during a briefing that the 360 is "the console of the long future for us," and t...

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130,000+ people played Uncharted 2 beta (and other Naughty Dog statistics)

We've fallen in love with a recent 1UP article which features a number of statistics from Naughty Dog regarding the creation of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves. Here are some of the highlights: More than 130,000 people from 135 countries took part in the Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Beta In just three ...

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DS Daily: Count 'em

We know we've asked you before, but after yesterday's silliness about 90% of DS owners yarring it up at the expense of the industry, we were curious about how many DS games you think you've bought over time, and how many you expect to buy this year. Go ahead and estimate. There are millions of us, a...

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Nintendo estimates $33 million earned from Virtual Console

Fielding questions at a Tokyo press conference held by Nintendo and NTT regarding an internet service collaboration, Nintendo executive Shinji Hatano provided some rather vague commentary on the success of Wii's Virtual Console. According to IGN's Anoop Gantayat, the executive noted a previously men...

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Japanese hardware sales, Jun. 4 - Jun. 10: Harry Potter edition

The final release of Harry Potter, one of the most widespread, wonderful literary series ever written, is coming to a close come July 21st. We'd like to take a moment and salute J. K. Rowling for reintroducing the better part of a world to the joys of reading, because hey, if no one read, we'd be ou...

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Japanese hardware sales, Jun. 4 - Jun. 10: Harry Potter edition

The final release of Harry Potter, one of the most widespread, wonderful literary series ever written, is coming to a close come July 21st. We'd like to take a moment and salute J. K. Rowling for reintroducing the better part of a world to the joys of reading, because hey, if no one read, we'd be ou...

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Wii hits an unofficial eight million sold

Start your engines, fanboys. According to vgchartz.com, which is where we go to hang out when we're bored, the Wii just yesterday surpassed eight million units sold since its November 19th launch in North America. That's fast. That's really fast. Check out this graph with the option "align launches"...

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