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Media Control GfK International states that video game retail sales overtook DVD and Blu-ray for the first time last year. Video game sales grew 20%, reaching $32 billion globally, while DVD and Blu-ray increased 6% to $29 billion. GfK notes the popularity of the Wii has been a driving force for ga...

January 26th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The ever-elusive European hardware sales figures were on display during Nintendo's financial results briefing this week. Rare glimpses at Chart-Track and GfK data revealed Nintendo's unsurprising dominance on the home console and portable fronts. In April, Wii sales roughly matched PlayStation 3 an...

November 7th 2008 at 1:09pm 0 Comments
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Sure, it may be the most neglected continent in the history of video games, but those crazy Australians are going positively mental for Nintendo all the same. According to industry tracker Gfk, the Wii has just passed the 500,000 mark down under, making it the fastest-selling console in history. We...

July 23rd 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments