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Sony this week said sales for the PS3 increased 86 percent in year-over-year tallies. Overall quarterly profit fell 72 percent.
Target Corp. this week discounted select PS3 titles to $7.49. Titles included Genji: Days of the Blade and NBA 07.
Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 beat the PS3 for the seventh straight week in Japan. The 360 ranked No. 4 in overall sales.
Retailers this week began taking orders for the Xbox 360 60GB Live Starter Pack. The SKU will allow 360 Arcade owners to add a hard drive for $99.99.
Nintendo this week increased the Wii and DS shipment forecast on record gains in the fiscal first-half. The company recorded a 34 percent increase in profit between Apr. and Sept.
Nintendo this week said that it is producing 2.4 million Wii units a month to satisfy demand. The production rate is 33 percent higher than one year prior.