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November 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 1.26M (-25.9%)
Nintendo 3DS: 540K (-32.1%)
Nintendo Wii U: 425K
Nintendo Wii: 420K (-51.1%)
Nintendo DS: 370K (+5.7%)
PlayStation Vita: 210K-225K

Software

01. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (360, PS3, PC, Wii U) Activision Blizzard – 7.5M (We know that PS3/360 accounted for 7.4M, and PC > Wii U. MW3 did 9 million, BLOPS 8.4, and MW2 did 6.1 million. This had one less week than normal.)
02. Halo 4 (360) Microsoft – 3.2M (Reach and Halo 3 did 3.3 million, but with about half or less the days. I’m unclear on if this counts bundles.)
03. Assassin’s Creed III (360, PS3, Wii U, PC) Ubisoft – 2.9M (The previous three games did around 1.1-1.3 million in their opening month. This is insane growth.)
04. Just Dance 4 (Wii, 360, Wii U, PS3) Ubisoft
05. Madden NFL 13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSV, Wii U) Electronic Arts
06. Skylanders Giants (Wii, 360, Ps3, 3DS, Wii U) Activision Blizzard – up 250% year-over-year
07. Need For Speed: Most Wanted 2012 (PS3, 360, PSV, PC) Electronic Arts – 509K (Hot Pursuit did 417K, and The Run did a fair bit worse than Hot Pursuit.)
08. NBA 2K13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, Wii U, PC) Take-Two Interactive
09. WWE 13 (360, PS3, Wii) THQ
10. FIFA Soccer 13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSV, 3DS, Wii U, PSP) Electronic Arts

XX. New Super Mario Bros Wii U (Nintendo, Wii U) – 243K

Mario Kart 7 LTD: 2M

Overall

Total industry sales down 11%

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September 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 270K (-38.4%)
Nintendo 3DS: More Than 213K
Wii ?
PS3 ?
Vita ?

Software

1. Madden NFL 13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSV) Electronic Arts – Over 2.55M (up 11% over Madden 12)
2. Borderlands 2 (360, PS3, PC) Take Two Interactive – 1.48M (up 234% over Borderlands 1)
3. FIFA Soccer 13 (360, Ps3, PSV, Wii, 3DS, PSP) Electronic Arts
4. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) Nintendo – 295K
5. Guild Wars 2 (PC) NCSoft
6. NHL 13 (360, PS3) Electronic Arts
7. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC) Activision Blizzard
8. NCAA Footbal 13 (360, PS3) Electronic Arts
9. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii, 360, NDS, PS3, 3DS, PSV, PC) Warner Bros. Interactive
10. Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts

Overall

  • Total consumer spending on new retail video games fell 24% year-over-year to $848.3 million
  • Software sales fell 14%
  • Hardware sales fell 39% to $210.9 million

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August 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 193k (-37.3%)
3DS: Above 170K
PS3: Up from last month, below 193K

Software

1.) Darksiders 2 (360, PS3, PC) THQ – 247K
2.) New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) Nintendo – 240K
3.) Kingdom Hearts 3D (3DS) Square Enix – 180K (for comparison, KH:BbS on PSP did 225K in its opening month with the same number of days)
4.) NCAA Football 13 (360, PS3) Electronic Arts
5.) Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii, 360, NDS, PS3, 3DS, PSV, PC) Warner Bros
6.) Sleeping Dogs (360, PS3) Square Enix – 172K
7.) Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (360, PS3) Activision Blizzard – 105K
8.) Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3, PC) Warner Bros
9.) Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, NDS, Wii, PC) Activision Blizzard
10.) The Amazing Spider-Man (360, PS3, NDS, 3DS, Wii) Activision Blizzard

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July 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 203K (-26.7%)
Nintendo 3DS: more than 124k
Nintendo DS: more than 120K

Software

  1. NCAA Football 13
  2. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  3. The Amazing Spider-Man
  4. Just Dance 3
  5. Batman Arkham City
  6. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  7. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
  8. NBA 2K12
  9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  10. Dead Island

Overall

  • Total spending on new retail video game sales (hardware, software, and accessories) fell 20% year-over-year to $548.4 million
  • Hardware sales totaled $150.7 million, down 32% year-over-year
  • New retail software spending fell 23% to $278.2 million

Source: NeoGAF

June 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 257K (-49.3%)
Nintendo 3DS: 155K (+8.4%)
Nintendo DS: 150K (-61.1%)
Wii: 95K (-65.2%)
Vita + PSP: ~100K [estimate]

Software

1.) Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heores (360, Wii, PS3, NDS, 3DS, PSV, PC) Warner Bros. – 450K
2.) Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (360, PS3, PC) Ubisoft
3.) Diablo 3 (PC) Activision Blizzard
4.) Max Payne 3 (360, PS3, PC) Take-Two Interactive
5.) NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2, PC) Take-Two Interactive
6.) Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3, PC) Warner Bros.
7.) Pokemon Conquest (NDS) Nintendo
8.) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC) Activision Blizzard
9.) Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts
10.) The Amazing Spider-Man (360, PS3, 3DS, NDS, Wii) Activision Blizzard

xx.) Lollipop Chainsaw – 107K

Nintendo Software LTDs:
Super Mario 3D Land: 2.1 Million
Mario Kart 7: 1.75 Million
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time: 1 Million

Overall

Total new retail US video game spending down 29% year-over-year – $699.8 million.

Accessories up 4%

Hardware down 45%

Software down 27% – $362.8 million

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May 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 160K (-40.7%)
Nintendo 3DS: 113.5K (+17%), Nintendo Consoles & Portables Combined: 285K

*all hardware sales down over last year, except for 3DS

Software

1.) Diablo 3 (PC) Activision Blizzard – 1m Link
2.) Max Payne 3 (360, PS3, PC) Take-Two Interactive – 440K
3.) Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (360, PS3) Ubisoft – 400K
4.) Prototype 2 (360, PS3) Activision Blizzard
5.) NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2, PC) Take-Two Interactive
6.) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC) Activision Blizzard
7.) Sniper Elite V2 (360, PS3) 505 Games
8.) Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts
9.) Dragon’s Dogma (360, PS3) Capcom – 92K
10.) Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360, PS3) Ubisoft

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NPD: Q4 2011 European and U.S. Non-Retail Game Monetisation Data

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April 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

*As more information comes in this post will be updated*

Hardware

Xbox 360 – 236K (-20.5%) (top selling console)
PlayStation 3 – ?
Nintendo 3DS – ?
Nintendo Wii – ?
PS Vita – ?

Software

1.) Prototype 2 (360, PS3) Activision Blizzard – Less than 236K
2.) Kinect Star Wars (360) Lucasarts
3.) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC) Activision Blizzard
4.) Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 (360, PS3) Electronic Arts
5.) NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PC, PS2) Take-Two Interactive
6.) The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings (360, PC) Warner Bros. Interactive
7.) Mario Party 9 (Wii) Nintendo
8.) Mass Effect 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts
9.) Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360, PS3) Ubisoft
10.) MLB 12: The show (PS3, PSV) Sony

*Wii RPG Xenoblade Chronicles was a retailer exclusive and was excluded from NPD’s report.

*Kid Icarus: Uprising ranked in the top 10 had the list been compiled on a SKU basis

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March 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

March Reporting Period 2/26/12 through 3/31/12

*As more information comes in this post will be updated*

Hardware

Xbox 360 – 371K (-14.3%)
PlayStation 3 – 337K (-7.7%) [PR Math]
Nintendo 3DS – 225K (-43.8%)
Nintendo Wii – 175K (-39.7%)

Software

01. Mass Effect 3 (360, PS3, PC)** Electronic Arts – 1.18 Million excluding PC, 4:1 Xbox:PS3, over double ME2’s opening
02. Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (360, PS3)** Capcom USA – 582K
03. MLB 12: The Show (PS3, PSV) Sony (Corp)
04. NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PC, PS2) Take 2 Interactive
05. SSX 2012 (360, PS3) Electronic Arts
06. Street Fighter X Tekken (PS3, 360)** Capcom USA
07. Mario Party 9 (Wii) Nintendo – 230K
08. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC)** Activision Blizzard
09. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja (360, PS3) Namco Bandai Games
10. Major League Baseball 2K12 (360, PS3, Wii, NDS, PSP, PC, PS2) Take 2 Interactive

**(includes CE, GOTY editions, bundles, etc. but not those bundled with hardware)

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Majesco Reports $11.4m Operating Income For Fiscal Year

Majesco Entertainment Company Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results

Reports Profitable Year With Fiscal 2011 Revenues up 66% to $125 Million
Zumba(R) Fitness 2 Surpasses 1 Million Units Worldwide
Zumba(R) Fitness Franchise Surpasses 6 Million Units Worldwide

EDISON, NJ — (MARKET WIRE) — 01/17/12 — Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended October 31, 2011.

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