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01.12.12
December NPD: MW3, Just Dance 3 and Skyrim lead an overall down month
01.12.12

December NPD: MW3, Just Dance 3 and Skyrim lead an overall down month

The industry as a whole still managed to bang out $3.99 billion in combined new sales of hardware...

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12.09.11
November NPD: A new record, with Xbox 360 joined by MW3 and Skyrim on top (Update 2: Sony PR added)
12.09.11

November NPD: A new record, with Xbox 360 joined by MW3 and Skyrim on top (Update 2: Sony PR added)

(Update: Microsoft Chief of Interactive Entertainment Aaron Greenberg has released Xbox 360 sales...

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11.11.11
October NPD: 3DS rising, a good month for games with 'Bat' in the title (Update: BF3, Batman, RAGE numbers)
11.11.11

October NPD: 3DS rising, a good month for games with 'Bat' in the title (Update: BF3, Batman, RAGE numbers)

Microsoft claims another month on top for the Xbox 360, with 393,000 units sold for the NPD's Oct...

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10.13.11
September NPD: Madden, Gears, Dead Island are hits (Updated with Nintendo hardware numbers!)
10.13.11

September NPD: Madden, Gears, Dead Island are hits (Updated with Nintendo hardware numbers!)

It should come as no surprise that Madden NFL 12 beat everything else in NPD's software chart for...

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09.08.11
August NPD: Annual sales drop again, Deus Ex augments the top spot
09.08.11

August NPD: Annual sales drop again, Deus Ex augments the top spot

We're starting to see a trend develop -- a super, super disheartening trend. According to the NPD...

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08.11.11
July NPD: Sales down 26%, NCAA Football leads software
08.11.11

July NPD: Sales down 26%, NCAA Football leads software

Ouch! Overall video game industry sales are down 26% in North America for July, year over year, w...

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07.14.11
June NPD: Duke Nukem Forever is #2
07.14.11

June NPD: Duke Nukem Forever is #2

Yes, it's true. A startling (and vaguely insulting) number of American consumers ignored our revi...

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06.13.11
May NPD: LA Noire makes the case, Xbox 360 stays on top
06.13.11

May NPD: LA Noire makes the case, Xbox 360 stays on top

Even though we hid the list of May's top software sellers in North America after the break, we...

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05.12.11
April NPD: Mortal Kombat wins for Outworld, Xbox is top console again
05.12.11

April NPD: Mortal Kombat wins for Outworld, Xbox is top console again

The Mortal Kombat reboot rose up against franchise fatigue, an incapacitated PSN, and space-time-...

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