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News: 4.7 Million Virtual Console Sales

4.7 Million Virtual Console Sales

Nintendo have announced that the Virtual Console service has already generated over 4.7 million sales, with Mario being the favourite.

"No one has more value in their back catalog than Nintendo. Huge numbers of gamers remember and love their favorite NES and Super NES games; the ability to buy and play those games on the Wii without having to hook up old hardware or blow into cartridges was a huge..

News: 1 Million Pokemon

1 Million Pokemon

Nintendo share-holders rejoice as the latest hot Pokemon property, Diamond and Pearl fly off the shelf's selling 1 million copies in just 5 days.

"Within just five days of availability, more than 1 million copies of Pokémon® Diamond and Pokémon Pearl for the portable Nintendo DS™ have sold in the United States since Sunday's launch; a faster rate than any previous Pokémon games since the..

News: Nintendo Profits Rise 77%

Nintendo Profits Rise 77%

Nintendo's had a great year, profits soar 77% on last year with the company selling close to 24 million DS units.

"Massive demand for Nintendo's Wii games machine and soaring sales of its DS console have brought record profits for the Japanese firm. Its net profits grew 77.2% to 174.3bn yen (£731m; $1.4bn) in the year to 31 March, while sales surged 90%. Nintendo had been struggling against..

News: Wii On Top In Feburary

Wii On Top In Feburary

Sales figures put Nintendo ontop in the US selling over 350,000 Wii's and 485,000 DS units last month.

Data released by the NPD Group put Wii as the top selling console in the US selling practically every available console during February. Much the same, the DS was the top selling handheld system with its incredible 485,000 units. "We're gratified that the explosive appeal of Wii, in terms of..

News: Wii Winning The Console War?

Wii Winning The Console War?

Market research firm IDC predict Wii to be the market leader this coming fiscal year.

Those number monkey's over at GamesIndustry.biz have reported on a.. report.. by a "Market Research Firm" (aka Fortune Tellers) whom have predicted Wii to be the slight market share leader (over one third) for the coming year. "IDC believes hardware shipments of Nintendo's Wii will capture a little more than..

News: Nintendo Wii > XBOX 360 > PS3

Nintendo Wii > XBOX 360 > PS3

Sales data for January has revealed that the Nintendo Wii is totally eclipsing it's competitors in terms of hardware sales at the moment.

The Nintendo Wii sold 436,000 units in January compared to the XBOX 360's 294,000 and PS3's 244,000 according to preliminary NPD data. The NPD data was released by Microsoft and has not yet been officially confirmed however a Microsoft representative had to say..

News: DS Reaches European Sales Milestone

DS Reaches European Sales Milestone

The Nintendo DS has become the fastest selling games console in European history, smashing the 10 million sales mark in less than two years.

"Nintendo DS topped the six million mark in September and has continued to go from strength to strength with thousands of new people being introduced to gaming through the Nintendo DS," said Laurent Fischer, European marketing director. "Its..

News: Wii Sales Continue To Surge Into The New Year

Wii Sales Continue To Surge Into The New Year

Japan sees increased sales of the Wii, easily the "console of the moment".

With stocks being replenished the Japanese market has had fantastic sales over the past week with 280,000 units sold in the last 7 days in Japan alone. "With the latest figures, Nintendo sits on the cusp of selling its millionth Wii console in Japan. To Dec. 24, a total of 824,311 units have been sold, putting the..

News: Europe Snaps Up 325,000 Wiis In Just 2 Days

Europe Snaps Up 325,000 Wiis In Just 2 Days

Nintendo boast about their highly successful product launch across Europe.

It's going to be a good Christmas period for Nintendo, possibly their best for over a decade. Wii has sold extremely strongly in all regions with many more people still trying to get their hands on a console. Even the PR writers have lost it and start using Wii-puns. 'Tis the season to be jolly. "Wii made its highly..

News: Record Breaker!

Record Breaker!

Wii sets a UK record, fastest selling console of all time.

The UK arm our favourite Japanese gaming mecha, Nintendo, has announced that over 105,000 Wii consoles were sold over launch weekend, a new record. The previous record was last year when the Xbox 360 sold 70,000 on its launch weekend. What's funny is that apparently Nintendo sold over 110,000 DS units over the same period! Zelda: Twilight..

News: UK Wii Sells 50,000 In 12 Hours

UK Wii Sells 50,000 In 12 Hours

Just in case you haven't heard already, Wii sold out very very quickly.

Sorry, I'm playing news catch up today (yes, It's been one of those weeks) most of you will already know, but the Wii sold a whopping 50,000 units in the first 12 hours of launch, impressive. "Within just 12 hours of going on sale, the much anticipated launch of the Nintendo Wii console has reached new heights of success..

News: Wii Excels In The US

Wii Excels In The US

Zelda reaches sales of 410,000 copies in the US, 87% of Wii owners snapping it up on launch day.

Nintendo announce the sales figures for the first 8 days of Wii in the US, selling 600,000 with a total of 1,000,000 to be available by the end of 2006. "In only the first seven days of availability after its Nov. 19 launch, Wii sold nearly half a million systems in the United States alone (as..

News: Reggie Acts Cool Again

Reggie Acts Cool Again

Now lets get this straight from the start: everything Reggie Fils-Aime says is cool. Got that? Right, then I'll carry on telling you what he says about the Wii hardware sales.

The Nintendo of America president has said today that Nintendo are on track to ship 4 million Nintendo Wii units by the end of the year - and could even exceed that figure. Speaking at the Reuters Media Summit he said:..

News: EBay Sales Figures For Wii & PS3

EBay Sales Figures For Wii & PS3

Internet auction site eBay have released figures of the amount of PS3's and Wii's sold in the first 7 days after launch.

It was pretty much expected after the whole Xbox 360 thing that alot of PS3 and Wii consoles would appear on eBay, but exactly how many were there? It seems the auction site saw nearly 30,000 of each console over the launch period. "From November 19 through November 24,..

News: Wii Success

Wii Success

If we didn't already know, Nintendo made it official, Wii's launch is a success state side.

It's been almost 10 days since the Wii launched on November 19th, everyone's first indications are good and the launch has been deemed a success. With Nintendo selling a Wii almost 1 per second since launch, Reggie proclaims "Including just first-party software and accessory sales, Wii instantly has become a..