Topic / Video Game Consoles

NPD: Video games, consoles sales fall in April

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Video games and consoles sales in the US have fallen due to the slowing economy, few “blockbuster” releases and a tough comparison with a year-ago period that featured several hits, according to a report released by the NPD Group on Thursday. Sales for the Nintendo Wii fell 52 percent from a year ago, selling only 340,000 units; the PlayStation 3 sales dropped by a third, to only 127,000 units; and […]

160GB PS3 is coming out soon – but loses some functions as well

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The PS3 is now getting an upgrade, with Sony announcing a 160GB version of the console that will hit stores just in time for the Christmas period, in November, for US$500. The new ‘limited edition’ will come with the new DualShock 3 controller, that now has rumble, and two games – Pain and Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. While it has been less specific, it will get a bigger hard drive and […]

Plan on a Playstation 4, 5 & 6…

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Although he’s leaving, Ken Kutaragi is planning on a Playstation 4, 5 & 6. The PS4 details are kept at a secret, but we do know it will go an optical drive change. However, analysts have said that the PS3 will be the last of the Playstation line up; after disappointing sales, leaving it behind of the Xbox 360, Wii and it’s predecessor, the PS3.