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20% of Australian video games sold online

NPD Group is stating that during all-important December last year, one in five customers was going online for their purchase. This is up from one in ten (10%) for the same period in 2012. The majority of such online purchases were for items under AUD$50, with a significant drop-off occuring …

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Average price of video games tumbles Down Under

Average prices in Australia have been falling significantly in 2012, now representing an all-time highest drop for the industry. NPD Group first started tracking market data in 2000, and this year’s average price is the lowest on its records. The average price in 2012 for the total market (not just …

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NPD: 23% reduction in Australian video game sales last year

Australian video game sales totaled $1.161bn in 2012, resulting in a 23 per cent contraction compared to 2011. The report excludes digital sales including DLC, subscriptions, mobile games, and micro-transactions. According to CVG, Australian analyst firm Telsyte predicts $730m worth of digital revenue in 2013. In light of the report, …

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Logistics problem delays Ni no Kuni in Europe and UK

Namco Bandai’s colourful RPG Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has been delayed in the UK and Europe. The Studio Ghibli and Level 5 developed outing was supposed to arrive in the UK on January 25th. However, a logistics delay” has seen the launch pushed back to February …

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