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Gaming appearing recession proof as Wii, DS dominate sales

Gas prices are up and consumer confidence is down, which apparently means that Americans are looking to gaming to save them from their woes. Console sales are up 27 percent year to date, according to the latest figures released by NPD Group, and sales are also up across the board compared to March 2007, with the exception of the venerable PlayStation 2. Let's take a look at who made the biggest moves this month. Spoiler warning: Nintendo continues to rule the US with an iron fist.

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SUP3R3198d ago (Edited 3198d ago )

I actually think gaming is pretty affordable.
I don't find it hard to put out $60 for a game or two a month, but I can only speak for myself and a few hardcore gamers.

DrakenSilverwing3198d ago

Well i think gaming is pretty affordable as well.. the recession isn't really affecting me yet... but then again i do get 3 games a month or so..and then some.., i do think gas prices will start to hurt things more here as they keep goin up.. i'm not hurtin yet.. heh we still pay alot less then anywhere else in the world..

wiizy3197d ago

good gaming can bring the economy up..go wii