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NPD Reports Nintendo Finished March with Top Game, Top Hardware

In March, Nintendo again defined industry momentum in both home and portable video games sales, according to the independent NPD Group, which monitors retail activity in the video game industry. More than 720,000 Wii systems sold in March, representing the highest monthly sales total outside of holiday months (November or December) to date, while Nintendo DS also sold through nearly 700,000 systems.

Nintendo also finished with the top-selling U.S. game of March. Super Smash Bros. Brawl, which launched March 9, came in at No. 1 with 2.7 million units sold.

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blynx1823202d ago

they were FINAL SMASHED.

wiizy3202d ago

the wii killed everything
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PS360WII3202d ago

Yeah big numbers for the Wii and DS. The one two combo ^^

InYourMom3202d ago

Now they wait for Mario Kart, while 10,000 crap 3rd party games get released for the cash grab.

I don't care what anyone says the Wii is poison to the core gamer. God, how I hope MS and Sony don't ever venture down that mediocre path to appeal to grandmas and pre-teens at least on the major scale Nintendo has.

I'm looking at you Newton and Waggle.

shine13963202d ago

super smashed...you know when halo 3, came out and the x360 sold nearly half a million consoles, it was the wii that really surprised me, in what was the biggest 'entertainment launch ever' wii still sold more consoles then the competition...now I'm no wii fan, but its the wii's hay day now so credit where it's due...

edit: and also in hindsight, it were not the x360's year last year, it was the wii, not only did it sell record amounts its already took over the lead...damn that was impressive..and also this year, I know how everyone's saying it's the year of the ps3, and things have looked good, but in reality it's really been the Wii's year so far...it's as if sony and Microsoft are so far behind they don't even look for first place no more...it might change next year, but if I'm honest, last year, and this year thusfar it's been NINTENDO, all the way...Infact when hasn't it been Nintendo's way?

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