US Retail Preview for December 2011

Despite this generation entering its 6th full year at this point we should be experiencing massive slowdown due to no successors being on the market, bar the 3DS. That's not the case, however, as hardware rose 6.8% year over year due to a bounce back by the 3DS, and X360 breaking records, offsetting DS and Wii declines. Software also rose 3.3% year over year this month. HD SW saw growth of nearly 10m units, which offset a 9m drop in Wii SW. 3DS more than made up for the DS drop, PC was up, and PSP basically flat. Kinect and Move were down, although not by a huge margin - 2.6m in 2010 Vs. 2.2m in 2011 for Kinect.

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DiRtY4580d ago

MS being up YoY that much is just crazy.

YodaCracker4578d ago

The Xbox 360 truly is a force to be reckoned with!


Review: Jeanne d'Arc - Long Awaited Strategy RPG Remains Divine | Push Square

Khayl Adam: "With the release of the game for PS5 and PS4, which features up-rendered graphics, quality-of-life features like rewind and quick save, and custom video filters, there is now no excuse not to play what has rightfully become something of a cult classic. Level-5's take on the historical Hundred Years War that raged between the kingdoms of England and France in the 15th century is a creative one, and we're glad to report that the wait has been worth it."

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The 'Kawaii' Is A Nintendo Wii The Size Of A Keychain

Modders have cooked up something pretty special – a Wii console which is small enough to fit on your keys. A wee Wii.

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Humble Games Lays Off Entire Team

Another studio has held layoffs, this time its Humble Games letting go of its entire QA team according to social media posts.

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aaronaton13h ago

Why QA a game when the general public do it now....

anast11h ago

They will rehire cheaper labor during the restructuring. The stupid thing is that they are struggling and the first thing they do is lower the quality.