The NPD sales records on video games have long had a hole in their figures, with Wal-Mart – one of the biggest sellers of the media – refusing to release its statistics, until now. NPD recently confirmed an agreement with the retailer that will allow them to report on the company’s sales figures for not […]
Despite the launch of the most anticipated hardware since…Nintendo’s last hardware launch, it looks like the old standby still reigns king. The Nintendo DS sold more units in the States, according to the NPD, than the new 3DS model, 460,000 to 400,000. Contrary to reports from the Big N itself, this means that the 3DS […]
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The dramatic advancement of digital distribution, and the sales therein, has been hard to ignore. But the NPD Group, the leading retail charter for the games industry, has so far refused to track digital-only sales in its monthly reports. While the Group has provided general statistics from subscriptions, DLC, and rental establishments in its quarterly […]