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August Video Game Sales Strong; Best Selling Games and Consoles Listed

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  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    According to the NPD, the video game industry is now nearly a billion dollar (USD) business, and a record-breaking holiday season is now just short of expected. And now, without further ado, here are the top consoles/video games, and how well they sold.

    Consoles:
    Nintendo Wii - 403,600 units
    Nintendo DS - 383,300 units
    Microsoft Xbox 360 - 276,700 units
    Sony PlayStation 2 - 202,000 units
    Sony PlayStation Portable - 151,200 units
    Sony PlayStation 3 - 130,600 units

    Games:
    Madden NFL 08 (Xbox 360) - 896,600 units
    Madden NFL 08 (PS2) - 643,000 units
    BioShock (Xbox 360) - 490,900 units
    Madden NFL 08 (PS3) - 336,200 units
    Wii Play w/ remote (Wii) - 256,800 units
    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii) - 218,100 units
    Mario Strikers: Charged (Wii) - 147,400 units
    Guitar Hero II w/ guitar (PS2) - 145,400 units
    Mario Party 8 (Wii) - 138,300 units
    Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks The 80s (PS2) - 127,100 units

    Source: Neoseeker
     
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    Out of all those people who keep buying the Nintendo Wii, I wonder how many are actually happy with their purchase.

    And it's nice to see the PS2 still selling strong. It's amazing how it sells nearly twice the ammount of the PS3. How much have they sold by now? ~130-140 Million?
     
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    yeah the DS pretty much batterd & deep fried the PSP into a crispy goodness in sales....now why does this not suprise me at all????
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised if the September sales data console sales lead went back to microsoft considering the fact that Halo 3 comes out this month. Also October may also give them the lead.

    When Halo 3 comes out I wouldn't be surprised if the xbox 360 at least TEMPORARILY takes back the lead with total Consoles sold from the Nintendo Wii:nutkick::nutkick:, it does have the wheels rolling in its direction this Fall so Wii better watch out:slap::slap:

    Oh and lol the xbox 360 is finally outselling the PS2 now I just now noticed that
     
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    weres the ps3? not much going on there.nintendo are doing very well tho',top two console sales and a few games in the chart.GO GO nintendo:rockout:
     
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    I honestly don't want to start a flame war here, but uh..

    Maybe it's because you don't know anything about consoles?

    The PSP is so much better than the DS in every single way that people like you who tout the DS's sells are only prolonging the time in which we have to suffer through Nintendo's "Get rich off of gimics while ruining the integrity of our company name" phase.
     
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    Its a proven fact that Games sell consoles...well that and blind devotion.

    Xbox has some awesome games, Wii is a new and entirely different approach to gaming with som every cool and fun games. THE Ps3, while I love it and own one, doesnt have many games out yet. Even in the stores and stuff I go to, it has the smallest section of a case or wall going of any new console out.

    THE PSP? well when you make it and tell everyone they are gonna get unique games, and they havent gotten any or only have gotten like 2, you arent doing yourself any favors. Just to have a portable to steal sales away from Nintendo is plain stupid.
     
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    I completely agree with you. It's strange though to see that XBox360 has 2/3 top 3 selling games on that list. hmmm. And on that same line of thought, then, it is indeed probable that xbox360 sales will tip for the better on the release on Halo3.

    I'm glad to see 2 Guitar Hero titles on there too haha. That game is so fun.
     
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    If you dont want to start a flame war then i suggest making your posts a little less on the 'offensive' & before u go complementing my knowledge of consoles Ive had my fair share of them which includes the PSP which i am commenting about, PSP kicks ass but Sony lacks the means to make it a 'best seller' the DS has some kick ass games - the psp doesnt hence the fact that the DS is way more popular

    so people 'LIKE ME' The PSP might have a better screen & graphics when it comes to games but the quality of the games is where the line stands. the PSP hasnt got any decent games like the DS which has Metriod, Nintendogs & every sort of puzzle & RPG game available for it - they even have their own version of Final Fantasy which the PSP doesnt & if your complaining about the gimmickyness of the DS then hopefully YOU arent one of the thousands that own one.

    but good guess about the consoles - even tho ive had a few I dont really like them Im a much more pc platformed person

    the PSP doesnt suck - the lack of support makes it suck
     
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    PSP Rpg Games

    Final Fantasy
    Final Fantasy II
    Tales of Phantasia: Full Voice Edition
    Tales of Eternia
    Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth
    Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
    Suikoden 1 & 2
    Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner
    Star Ocean: The First Departure
    Star Ocean: The Second Evolution
    Tales of Destiny 2
    Tales of Rebirth
    Wild ARMs: Crossfire
    Breath of Fire III

    Last time i check these are pretty well known RPGs. Not trying to start a war. Just wanted to inform you there are good rpg games for psp. :cool:
     
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    Many of those game got poor reviews though remember:slap:
     
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    Ive owned a few of these already...im still waiting for crisis core to get released in the UK
     
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    is that the standard xbox 360? i know that they do elites and stuff different version etc. or is that the whole figure?
     

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