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Nintendo Sells Over 268M Consoles, 385M Handhelds In 30 Years
Nintendo’s Wii U may not be selling as well as hotcakes, but sales of its 3DS continue to soar which has sparked the company to remind its critics just how well the company has been doing over the years in terms of sales.Nintendo published a report today where they share just how well their console sales have been ever since the launch of the Famicon in 1983. Since then, Nintendo has […]

Internet Sales Tax Passes In Senate, Moves On To The House
If you’re a regular Internet shopper, you were probably paying close attention to the news yesterday as the U.S. Senate was in the process of voting on a bill deemed the “Internet Sales Tax” bill. Unexpectedly, the Senate passed the bill Monday night, which was being introduced as a way for states to collect sales tax for online purchases more easily.The so-called Marketplace Fairness Act passed with a vote of […]

Verizon Sells 4M iPhones, 2M iPhone 5s Last Quarter
We think it’s safe to say Apple’s iPhone can still be considered a smartphone that can sell millions on a regular basis. And Verizon just proved that by announcing it had sold 4 million iPhones in its first quarter.Verizon’s chief financial officer Fran Shammo announced the news during a conference call earlier today and split the sales between the iPhone 5 and older iPhone models. Shammo said during the conference […]


GameStop: Nintendo Wii U Sales 'Disappointing'
The sales of the Nintendo Wii U have been a topic of interest for many gamers as it’s obvious the company is having some trouble getting people to pick up its “next-gen” console. With only 64,000 units sold last month, it’ll only be just a few short weeks until we hear how terribly it did in March, but GameStop’s President Tony Bartel gave us a glimpse into how exactly the […]

Nintendo Wii U Sales Only Reach 64,000 In February
It was just a few days ago when video game industry analyst Michael Pachter said he believed Nintendo only sold 80,000 Wii U consoles in February. Considering Pachter made some outrageous claims recently in regards to the next Xbox outselling the PlayStation 4 and Wii U this holiday season before we’ve even seen the console, it was expected by many Pachter may not know exactly what he’s talking about. Fortunately […]

Video Game Retail Sales Down 22 Percent From 2011
Even though specific video games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Halo 4 have enjoyed some record-breaking releases, it looks as though the video game retail industry as isn’t doing so great these days.The latest data from the NPD Group shows both video game hardware, software and accessory sales in the U.S. totaled $3.2 billion at retail alone, which is a 22 percent decline from last year’s $4.1 billion in […]

Verizon Wireless Sells Record-Breaking 9.8m Smartphones in Q4 2012
Yesterday, AT&T decided to gloat a little in regards to its record-breaking Q4 in 2012 as the company sold 10m smartphones and averaging 110,000 smartphone sales in a day. Seeing how the company has been considered the worst-rated wireless carrier in the U.S. for a number of years now, you would think the first place wireless carrier, Verizon Wireless, would have an even more record-breaking Q4 2012. Right?Verizon Wireless did […]

Christmas Day 2012 Becomes Record-Breaking For Tablet, Smartphone Activations
It shouldn’t be a surprise by now that mobile devices, including tablets, have been seen as the perfect gift to give to family, friends and loved ones during the holiday season. Every year, there’s an increase in iOS and Android devices activated on Christmas Day, but this year broke records as there were more iOS and Android devices activated in history.A report published by analytics firm Flurry took iOS and Android […]

Xbox 360: still the best-selling console in the US
Microsoft is really doing well with sales of its Xbox 360 console. The company announced today that it continues to hold the number one spot in the US, selling more units than any other console for 14 consecutive months. The Xbox 360 reportedly holds 42% of current-generation console sales, and managed to sell 426,000 units in February. For a console that’s already six years old – it’s a pretty respectable […]

Xbox 360 is still the best selling console in the US
The Xbox 360 has been the best selling console in the US for the past year, and it looks like it’s going to maintain its popularity. Despite being a few years old; it looks like the console isn’t going to disappear anytime soon, especially since there won’t be an Xbox 720 this year. The NPD recently reported that for the month of January 2012, the Xbox 360 sold over 270,000 […]

Samsung ships 700,000 Galaxy Notes in South Korea
The Galaxy Note will be arriving on our shores soon, but if you were curious about how it’s been doing in other parts of the world, this news should satisfy your curiosity. According to, Samsung has reportedly sold over 700,000 units of the Samsung Galaxy Note to distributors in South Korea alone. While this doesn’t reflect the number of devices that have made their way to the hands of […]

PlayStation Vita prices expected to drop?
The PlayStation Vita definitely is an impressive piece of hardware, but despite all the new bells and whistles that the console brings, it isn’t selling like hot cakes in Japan. The device has only been in sale for two weeks now, but it’s been reported that sales have been dropping significantly. During its first week, the Vita sold about 325,000 units in the first 48 hours, but in the following […]

Over 300,000 PlayStation Vita units sold at launch
Previously we reported that Sony’s latest gaming console, the PlayStation Vita failed to sell out during its launch weekend last week. If you’re wondering how many were sold, we’ve got some figures for you. According to Sony, they’ve managed to sell 321,400 devices during the weekend that the console was launched – not even half of the manufactured 700,000 units that were expected to fly off the shelves.However, not all […]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 hit $1 billion sales in 16 days
If you wonder why Activision churns out a new Call of Duty game each year, today’s announcement will shed some light. The company announced in a press release today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has crossed the $1 billion mark in sales since its launch on November 8th 2011m and it only took 16 days to achieve it. While it’s not really fair to compare box office sales […]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 breaks game sales records
It does seem as though video games have been making more money than movies these days in terms of “box office takings”, so to speak. Take for example, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, where it sent $400 million towards Activision’s coffers in not a week or over the weekend. In fact, it took just one day – a whole 24 hours. This is partly due to the fact […]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 nearly 10 million copies sold on day one
If there was any doubt to how successful Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was going to be, all those fears can now be laid to rest. According to recent reports, the latest game in Activision’s hit FPS franchise managed to sell 9.3 million copies on the first day it went on sale – which makes it the biggest industry launch ever. In comparison with the previous games in the […]

HTC reports stellar results for Q3 2011
If you’re wondering about how well HTC did in Q3 2011, you’ll be glad to know that its latest financial report posts stellar results. The company reported that its net income rose to about $624.6 million this quarter – a 68% increase over Q3 2010 and a 7% increase over last quarter (HTC’s highest quarter to date) which means the company broke records again. And if you’re interested in knowing, […]

Samsung reportedly beats Apple in smartphone shipments for Q3 2011
While Android has dominated the smartphone market in terms of market share, in terms of smartphones shipped, Apple has Android makers such as Samsung beat, at least until recently according to the Wall Street Journal. According to the report, Samsung managed to dethrone Apple during Q3 of 2011.

More Windows Phone 7 than Android devices sold in the first year
At the AsiaD conference today, Microsoft’s president of Windows Phone, Andy Lees announced that despite the bad impression about the number of Windows Phone devices sold, they sold more than Android devices did during their first year. While there isn’t an official number for Android devices sold from September 2008 to September 2009, it was estimated to be only 6.8 million.But before WP-fans start bashing Android, the market back in […]