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Natal to sell millions this Xmas

Microsoft’s director of product management Aaron Greenberg has predicted that Xbox 360 Natal will sell millions” of units upon its launch in the latter stages of this year. The bold prediction was issued to Joystiq, with the exec stating: We think that there will be millions of Natals in consumer’s …

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Take Two not expecting profit this year

Though the title means little to consumers on this side of the Atlantic, the disappointing performance of 2K Sports’ Major League Baseball has lead to parent company Take Two cutting its profit forecast for the current financial year. The publisher now expects full year revenue of $950-975m for the year …

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Nintendo profits under threat?

Falling sales of the Wii and the decreasing value of the yen could force Nintendo to lower its profit forecasts for the first time in six years – that’s the warning from US news agency Bloomberg. The predictions are that the platform holder’s net income is set to fall by …

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GameStop enjoys growth in 2008

Leading US video games retailer GameStop has announced strong results for its 2008 fiscal year – and it predicts that it will see the same again in 2009. Total sales for the year ending January 30th hit $8.8bn – a 24 per cent increase on the same period the year …

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Sony: PS3 is still on track

Japanese electronics giant Sony has insisted that despite the f alling annual sales of its PS3 console , it is still on track to sell ten million units by the end of its financial year March 31st. The exact year-to-date sales of the console are not known, though Sony has …

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Analyst: Games sales have peaked

Despite reports from both the other side of the Atlantic and closer to home that show gaming is continuing to defy the global economic downturn, US analyst firm Goldman Sachs has stated that it believes the market has reached its peak. Following its downgrading of US retailer GameStop’s shares, MarketWatch …

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