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Report: 70 million Xbox 360s sold to date

Since its launch way back in 2005, the Xbox 360 has been purchased a grand total of 70 million times, according to IGN. This figure is up by nearly three million units since last April, when the global total rung up at 67.2 million. Conceptualizing that many Xboxes is kind of hard to do, so let's...

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Minecraft sells 6 million on PC, 'around 9 million' across all platforms

Minecraft's ability to churn through the bank accounts of all the cosmos continues unabated, having sold six million copies on PC to date, according to a tweet from Mojang mogul Markus Persson. Factoring in XBLA, Android and iOS sales, the figure is "around nine million," according to Persson, a...

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March NPD: Mass Effect 3 tops sales, year-over-year decline continues

The sales figures for March have arrived, and despite several major, AAA releases, software and hardware sales were still down compared to March of 2011, continuing the year-over-year declines seen in both January and February. Total industry sales during March brought in $1.10 billion, 25 percent...

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Sony: PS Move ships 10.5 million units

The PlayStation Move has shipped 10.5 million units, according to statements made by Sony during a panel at GDC. The Move had shipped nine million units as of last November, and around 8 million last April, making the peripheral's Holiday-shopping performance slightly better than the seven months...

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3DS past 4 million in US, Mario sells another 2 million

All things considered, 2011 was a pretty solid year for the 3DS. Despite an incredibly slow adoption rate at launch and the resultant corporate turmoil, buyers on the fence were eventually persuaded by a massive price drop and 3D remakes of yesteryear's classics. By the end of 2011, Nintendo had...

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790K people bought Chrono Trigger DS (and other Square sales figures)

Note: numbers reflect 10k increments Square Enix has released an accounting of its software sales for fiscal year 2009 -- which ended March 31 -- and remakes ruled. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride, a refresh of the 1992 Super Famicom installment in the famous role-playing series, sold...

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GameStop sales reach $8.8b in 2008

In what is undoubtedly the next step toward enslaving all humanity, GameStop has reported a 24 percent increase in year-over-year sales to $8.8 billion in 2008, making the $7.1 billion it earned in 2007 seem rather pedestrian. But before the company begins rounding us up and placing explosive...

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October NPD: People still going crazy over Wii

You know what? To be honest, we kind of wish the NPD numbers weren't so predictable each month. We crave some excitement in our lives. We're not saying we want the Wii and DS to give up their top spots or anything, but some kind of change in the usual rigmarole would be nice. Oh well, maybe next...

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Report: Gaming to reign supreme in the UK

When it comes to the UK, we really only know one person. So we've just assumed for the longest time that gaming was the bee's knees in the country. Turns out that folks living there have enjoyed other forms of entertainment for a long time. They're all starting to come around now, thankfully....

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UK PS3 install base over three times what it was a year ago

The UK's a strange sales region when it comes to consoles. While Europe is generally considered Sony territory, the UK bucks the trend by favoring the Xbox 360. Despite that, PS3 sales throughout the last year have increased dramatically, keeping in line with 360 sales during the period. Both...

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