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Submitted by donniebaseball 896d ago | news

US game sales climb 9% in 5-week January period

After an abysmal 2012 for video games retail, US game sales in January were perhaps slightly more encouraging (depending on your viewpoint), as total industry sales climbed nine percent to $834.7 million. The news is tempered somewhat by the fact that January was a five-week reporting period for The NPD Group. (Industry)

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Dlacy13g  +   896d ago
Dear lord if the numbers from Neogaf are to be believed the WiiU did only 55k units in a 5 week period. If that doesn't sound good to you...its because its horrible.
CalvinKlein  +   896d ago
how much did the VITA do? I hope its doing better than the wiiU at least.
PeZuS  +   896d ago
35k. But this is WiiU's third month we're talking about and first non-holiday month. Vita did more last April (its third month) in 4 weeks than WiiU did now in 5.
Darth Stewie  +   896d ago
Thanks to Ni No kuni
Jek_Porkins  +   896d ago
It is good news that sales climbed, but if Wii U numbers are to be believed....ouch.
miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   896d ago
Over 2 Years in a row of Xbox 360 dominance in the USA. Impressive.
Captain Tuttle  +   896d ago
WiiU is a bomb, Vita is a likely one too.

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