Entries in 'npd group' (22)

NPD: US spent $15.39bn on games in 2013

NPD: US spent $15.39bn on games in 2013

NPD has revealed new US sales figures for games in 2013 – and this time around, the research group has included digital revenue and second-hand sales in their findings.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2014 at 5:34AM in News
NPD: Grand Theft Auto V leads industry to positive month in September

NPD: Grand Theft Auto V leads industry to positive month in September

NPD's monthly retail report reveals that Grand Theft Auto V sales have carried the industry to a 27 per cent year-over-year increase in total revenue.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 18th 2013 at 4:09AM in News
NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

The NPD Group has released its 2013 Online Gaming Report, which finds that nearly 50 per cent more console gamers use the Xbox 360 for playing online than the PS3.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2013 at 4:04AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

David Wildgoose joins MCV Pacific, we look back at the EB EXPO 2013, and musical chairs occur in Australian jobs.

James Cullinane
by James Cullinane
on Oct 11th 2013 at 6:46AM in News

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July NPD: 3DS remains on top of hardware, NCAA Football leads software

July NPD: 3DS remains on top of hardware, NCAA Football leads software

The NPD Group has released its retail sales report for July, confirming another year-over-year decline across the board.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 16th 2013 at 9:25AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, the IGEA calls the sales reporting systems in Australia 'outdated', while banned games look for new avenues into the country.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 5th 2013 at 7:37AM in News
NPD to begin tracking digital sales data this year

NPD to begin tracking digital sales data this year

The NPD Group has announced it will start officially tracking worldwide digital sales of video games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 7:20AM in News
NPD: Digital spending up in Q1 2013, made up for retail decline

NPD: Digital spending up in Q1 2013, made up for retail decline

The NPD Group claims the total amount spent among US game consumers during the first three months of 2013 is on par with the same period in 2012 – and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 7th 2013 at 7:15AM in News

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NPD: Free and Mobile gamers segment on top of the rest

NPD: Free and Mobile gamers segment on top of the rest

NPD Group has revealed details from its 2013 Gamer Segmentation report, including survey results that indicate which markets are on the rise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 6th 2013 at 7:59AM in News
Analyst: Expect sharp decline in NPD sales through July

Analyst: Expect sharp decline in NPD sales through July

Financial services firm Cowen & Company has projected a steep decline for videogame retail sales over the next few months.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 14th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Developers at KMM get laid off, 20% of Christmas sales were made online and several marketing jobs open up.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Apr 19th 2013 at 9:20AM in News
NPD February: Dead Space 3 and Xbox 360 lead slow month for US retail

NPD February: Dead Space 3 and Xbox 360 lead slow month for US retail

Numbers are in for the past month at US retail from NPD, with results showing yet another poor sales period for the market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 15th 2013 at 5:35AM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

NPD Group has released the sales figures for 2012, showing a further decline in traditional retail sales.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 15th 2013 at 5:16AM in News
NPD December: Xbox 360, Black Ops 2 top another lackluster month

NPD December: Xbox 360, Black Ops 2 top another lackluster month

The NPD has provided its December 2012 report for US retail, as well as a general overview for 2012, and to no one's surprise the numbers show the same old ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 11th 2013 at 8:15AM in News
November dip for US games retail

November dip for US games retail

Last month saw further year-on-year declines for physical retail across the pond.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 7th 2012 at 11:00AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: Wii U Edition

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: Wii U Edition

Well, we're all a good few hours into playing our Wii U's now, and sales charts for Q3 this year have come in.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 30th 2012 at 5:11AM in News

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NPD: US digital sales spike during Q3

NPD: US digital sales spike during Q3

The NPD Group has released a Q3 report for digital sales in the US, revealing the growing portion of the market accounted for $1.4bn during the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 16th 2012 at 4:16AM in News
One in three US gamers would choose digital over retail

One in three US gamers would choose digital over retail

NPD Group has revealed that almost one third of US gamers would rather buy their games digitally than in a shop.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 29th 2012 at 2:30PM in News
US: PS3 outsells 360 in May

US: PS3 outsells 360 in May

Sony’s PS3 outsold Microsoft’ Xbox 360 in the US during May, shifting 208,700 units compared to its rival’s 186, 600.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 13th 2008 at 12:29PM in News
US: May sales hit $1.12bn

US: May sales hit $1.12bn

The US video games market created $1.12 billion in revenues in May, according to sales monitor NPD – up 37 per cent year on year.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 13th 2008 at 12:17PM in News
US: 360 doubles PS3 GTA IV sales in May

US: 360 doubles PS3 GTA IV sales in May

GTA IV sold almost double the number of units on Xbox 360 as it did on PS3 in the US in May.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 13th 2008 at 12:05PM in News
US: Guitar Hero series hits $1 billion

US: Guitar Hero series hits $1 billion

NPD Group figures confirm that the franchise as a whole has raked in a cool $1 billion in North America alone.

by Neil Long
on Jan 23rd 2008 at 9:56AM in News