Week in review. News items include:
NPD Group Inc. this week reported sales of 466,000 units for Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 during the month of Nov. Sony said sales for the PS3 increased 285 percent from the month prior.
The Xbox 360 title Lost Odyssey failed to boost Xbox 360 hardware sales in Japan in the latest software data charts. The exclusive RPG released debuted in Japan last week at retail.
Nintendo Co. this week said that it will offer rainchecks to purchase Wii at GameStop retailers in the U.S. The offer will allow customers to purchase a raincheck for a system available in Jan.