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Diablo III tops US May chart

Diablo III tops US May chart

Blizzard’s Diablo III was the best selling game in the US in May, according to NPD’s latest numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2012 at 9:15AM in News
GameStop sales fall but chain 'outperforms market'

GameStop sales fall but chain 'outperforms market'

Same-store sales at US retailer GameStop dropped 12.5 per cent year-on-year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 11:42AM in News
NPD says total US games market was over $1bn in April

NPD says total US games market was over $1bn in April

The money generated from overall game sales in the US during April has been estimated at a whopping $1bn.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 10:15AM in News

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March NPD: Mass Effect 3 on top, year-over-year decline

March NPD: Mass Effect 3 on top, year-over-year decline

The sales figures for March have arrived via the NPD, with Mass Effect 3 out in front and overall numbers down compared to March 2011.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2012 at 3:23AM in News
NPD: $1.29bn for Q4 used, digital and social games in Europe

NPD: $1.29bn for Q4 used, digital and social games in Europe

Consumers across UK, Germany and France spent over a billion dollars on non-new physical games in the last three months of 2011.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 10:19AM in News
Now US reports drastic video game market falls in February

Now US reports drastic video game market falls in February

The latest numbers from sales tracker NPD show that the US video games market suffered a 20 per cent year-on-year decline to $1.06bn in February.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2012 at 8:35AM in News
US: Digital games account for $400m in January

US: Digital games account for $400m in January

The NPD Group estimates that downloadable, social, mobile and other form of non-physical games took up to $400m in sales last month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 12:00PM in News

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Xbox 360 and Call of Duty still king in US

Xbox 360 and Call of Duty still king in US

Microsoft and Activision had the best performing products in the US last month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 11:31AM in News
US game sales drop by $390 in January

US game sales drop by $390 in January

A lack of new releases and the comparatively strong sales in 2011 saw the US video games market drop by almost $400m last month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 11:16AM in News
UK leads digital and physical game sales

UK leads digital and physical game sales

NDP data shows that UK consumers buy more video games – both boxed and downloadable – than those in France, Germany in the US.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2012 at 10:45AM in News
US game sales dip 11% in Q3

US game sales dip 11% in Q3

US consumers spent an estimated $4.2bn on video games in Q3 overall – a year-on-year drop of 11 per cent.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 21st 2011 at 9:17AM in News

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US retail game sales reach $3bn in November

US retail game sales reach $3bn in November

The US games retail market generated $3bn overall in November representing a year-on-year rise of 0.4 per cent.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 12th 2011 at 9:52AM in News
Nintendo dominates 2011 European sales charts

Nintendo dominates 2011 European sales charts

Ten of the 20 best-selling games in Europe this year have been published on Nintendo formats.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 11:06AM in News
US games market down again

US games market down again

The US video games market suffered yet another month of decline in September, according to the latest data from NPD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2011 at 3:25PM in News
New, boxed games lose out in US market

New, boxed games lose out in US market

NPD’s Games Industry: Total Consumer Spend report has claimed new, boxed game sales in the US accounted for the minority of the market in Q2 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2011 at 2:45PM in News

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US games market tumbles to five year low

US games market tumbles to five year low

After showing some impressive resilience over the last few months, the US games market has been brought crashing back to earth.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2011 at 9:49AM in News
NPD comes to the UK

NPD comes to the UK

Market research company NPD, which is best known for compiling the US video game charts, is coming to Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2011 at 4:07PM in News
NPD and EEDAR join forces for digital charts

NPD and EEDAR join forces for digital charts

With the barebones bricks and mortar retail charts becoming increasingly redundant, two US bodies have joined forces to bring digital sales figures into the fray.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2011 at 11:29AM in News
US: Game sales drop 10%

US: Game sales drop 10%

Retail sales of games, accessories and consoles in the US fell ten per cent year-on-year in June, NPD data shows.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 15th 2011 at 1:22PM in News
Pre-owned and digital games catching new boxed releases

Pre-owned and digital games catching new boxed releases

NPD’s Games Industry: Total Consumer Spend report has revealed that the US games market is quickly approaching the point where new, boxed video games sales are no longer the primary ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2011 at 2:47PM in News
NPD: Xbox bosses May market

NPD: Xbox bosses May market

Xbox 360 has posted its 17th successive month of year-on-year unit sales growth in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2011 at 12:24PM in News
NPD: US market soars in April

NPD: US market soars in April

April has been a very kind month. In the UK we get glorious weather, in the US they get an excellent performance from video games at retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2011 at 9:44AM in News
NPD acquires digital analyst firm

NPD acquires digital analyst firm

North American sales tracker and analyst firm NPD has confirmed the acquisition of mobile internet and digital entertainment analyst In-Stat.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2011 at 9:35AM in News
3DS breaks US Nintendo records

3DS breaks US Nintendo records

Nintendo has stated that its new 3DS handheld has broken all previous US hardware sales numbers for the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 9:25AM in News