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NPD freezes out media

US sales tracker NPD has issued a note to analyst Michael Pachter requesting that he stops handing out NPD data to media outlets. In October of last year the company announced that it was to change the way in which it publishes its monthly video game sales data, omitting most …

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Analysts split on PS3/360 battle

The jury is divided on how the fortunes of both PS3 and Xbox 360 will pan out over the course of the next 12 to 24 months. Some believe that Kinect will prove the catalyst for Xbox 360 to reduce PS3’s charge and extend Microsoft’s sales lead over its predecessor. …

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Analysts differ over Kinect pricing

Two leading games analyst have come out on either side of the divide in the debate surrounding Microsoft’s 130 RRP for Kinect. The Kinect bundle costs only $100 more than the cost of a standalone console, so they can afford to sell Kinect for $100,” Michael Pachter told CVG. The …

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