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Sales for Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 fell after a rebound in the latest Japan retail tally. The PS3 ranked two software titles in the top 50 in the sales period.
Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 outsold the PS3 by more than 2-to-1 in the latest retail data released this week by NPD Group Inc. Additionally, an Xbox 360 title ranked as the No. 1 best-selling game in the month of Aug.
Nintendo this week announced that it will retail the Wii Zapper on Nov. 19 in the U.S. The gun peripheral will include the software, Link's Crossbow Training.