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Nintendo Hardware Sales As Of 6/30/12

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November 2011 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Reporting Period 10/30/11 through 11/26/11

Hardware

Xbox 360 – 1,700,000 Link
PS3 – 900K Link
Wii – 860,000
3DS – 795,000
DS – 350,000

Software

1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, WII, PC)** Activision Blizzard ~9 million
2. Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PS3, PC)** Bethesda Softworks
3. Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC)** Electronic Arts
4. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (360, PS3, PC) Ubisoft – 1.26 million Link
5. Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360) Ubisoft
6. Madden NFL 12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2)** Electronic Arts
7. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3)** Sony – 700k Link
8. Saints Row: The Third (360, PS3, PC)** THQ
9. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (WII) ** Nintendo
10. Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3, PC)** Warner Bros. Interactive

xx. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) Nintendo – more than 625k

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

Overall

Total retail sales: $3 billion (+0.4%)
Total non-PC retail sales: $2.93 billion (-0.5%)
Total software: $1.74 billion (+16%)
Non-PC hardware: $982.4 million (-9%)
Non-PC software: $1.67 billion (+15%)
Accessories: $273.8 million (-34%)

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October 2011 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Reporting Period 10/02/11 through 10/29/11

Hardware:

Xbox360 – 393k (+14.9%)
3DS – >250k
Wii – <250k (<+7.75%)
PS3 – 240k~250k (estimated) (-4.0% – 0.0%)
NDS – <180k (>-47.4%)

Software:

1. Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC)** Electronic Arts – almost 2 million
2. Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3)** Warner Bros. Interactive – 1.5 million
3. NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, PSP, Wii, PS2, PC) Take Two Interactive
4. Rage (360, PS3, PC) Bethesda Softworks – 550k
5. Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360) Ubisoft
6. Dark Souls (PS3, 360)** Namco Bandai Games
7. Madden NFL 12 (360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP)** Electronic Arts
8. Forza Motorsport 4 (360)** Microsoft
9. Gears of War 3 (360)** Microsoft
10. FIFA Soccer 12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2, 3DS) Electronic Arts
11. Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure (not in order 3DS, Wii, 360, PS3, PC) Activision

Overall:

  • New retail hardware, software, and accessory sales increased $26 million over October 2010 (1%) up to $1.08 billion Link

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September 2011 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Reporting Period 8/28/11 through 10/1/11

Hardware

Xbox 360: 438K
Playstation 3: Between 364K and 374K
Nintendo 3DS: 260K
Wii: 240K
Nintendo DS: 145K

Software (New physical retail, all platforms including PC)

01. Madden NFL 12 (360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP)** Electronic Arts
02. Gears of War 3 (360)** Microsoft (Corp) – more than 2m sold
03. Dead Island (360, PS3, PC) Deep Silver
04. FIFA Soccer 12 (360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP, 3DS) Electronic Arts
05. NHL 12 (360, PS3) Electronic Arts
06. Deus Ex: Human Revolution (360, PS3, PC)** Square Enix Inc
07. Resistance 3 (PS3) Sony (Corp) – 180,000
08. Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (Wii, NDS, 360, 3DS, PS3, PSP, PC) LucasArts
09. Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, NDS, Wii, PC)** Activision Blizzard
10. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine (360, PS3, PC) THQ

StarFox 64 3D – 130,000
Flame Red 3DS – 79,000
Kirby Mass Attack – 66,000
Bit.Trip Complete – less than 1,000 units Source

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

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Nintendo France 2010 Hardware and Software Sales

  • 1.4 million DS units sold in 2010, LTD 10 million
  • 1 million Wii units sold in 2010, LTD 5 million
  • Return Donkey Kong Country Returns – 240,000
  • Dragon Quest 9 – 190,000
  • Monster Hunter Tri – 100,000
  • Metroid Other M – 20,000
  • Strong sales for New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Mario Kart Wii, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit, Wii Party, Epic Mickey, Sonic Colors, GoldenEye, Just Dance and Just Dance 2

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Gamer Investments Podcast, Episode #28

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Episode 28 of The Gamer Investments Podcast is live.  Topics in this episode include;

  • Dec 2010 NPD U.S. video game sales
  • New 3DS info
  • PSP 2 to be announced Jan 27th, powerful as a PS3
  • Rage quitters in Marvel vs Capcom 3 to paired up with their own kind
  • Sledgehammer Gamers working on next Call of Duty
  • Microsoft asking the patent office to deny Apple the “App Store” trademark
  • Sony sues PS3 hackers
  • And oh so much more!

Email gipodcast@gamerinvestments.com with all questions, comments and suggestions.

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PR – Nintendo Emerges With Top-Selling System of 2010, Looks Ahead to Nintendo 3DS

Jan. 13, 2011 – Great games, great experiences and great value led Nintendo to finish 2010 with the two top-selling video game systems in the United States. The Nintendo DS™ family of systems finished in first place with more than 8.5 million sold in 2010, while the Wii™ system topped all home consoles with more than 7 million sold, according to the NPD Group, which tracks video game industry sales in the United States.

Nintendo sold more than 2.5 million Nintendo DS systems and more than 2.3 million Wii systems in December alone, bringing their lifetime U.S. sales totals to more than 47 million and more than 34 million, respectively.

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Kingdom Hearts Re:coded launches tomorrow in Europe

Sora’s journey in KINGDOM HEARTS II has drawn to a close, now a new tale is set to begin.

London (13 January 2011) –Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, announces KINGDOM HEARTS Re:coded will be available from tomorrow (14 January 2011) across all PAL territories, exclusively for the Nintendo DS system.

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