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March 2016 NPD: Ubisoft, Nintendo shake up sales chart with The Division, Zelda

Gamers aren’t spending more than they did last year, but that’s only because many of them already have the latest hardware. New video game products generated $964.1 million in sales at United States retailers in March, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. That is relatively flat from $968.4 million in spending during the same […]

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Nintendo’s Miitomo racks up 1.6M downloads in its first 4 days in the U.S.

Nintendo’s mobile debut is going well. 1.6 million people downloaded the publisher’s Miitomo social platform in the U.S. alone from March 31 through April 3, according to industry-tracking firm Sensor Tower. That number includes both iOS and Android, and it doesn’t include the days Miitomo spent at the top of the download chart on both […]

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Game developer group doesn’t let Nintendo off the hook for firing Alison Rapp

One of the biggest organizations representing game developers had some strong words for Nintendo’s recent actions. Today, International Game Developers Association executive director Kate Edwards issued a statement about Nintendo’s dismissal of Treehouse marketing employee Alison Rapp last week. She’s concerned that the company’s action sends a negative message to game developers and other employees that publishers won’t […]

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