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Re: Official Wii Sales Thread
« Reply #3525 on: January 16, 2009, 02:32:37 PM »
The DS *IS* hardcore gaming.  It's like the SNES reborn.

A) The DS has more girls and women and casuals and grannies playing it than the Wii

Thanks for pointing this out Deguello. Let's not forget that the DS is a Primarily Female Platform.
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« Reply #3526 on: January 16, 2009, 04:05:48 PM »
DS is TOO hardcore...It needs to share its RPGs with its younger sibling...

The DS can keep its SRPG to itself though. *hmph*

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« Reply #3527 on: January 16, 2009, 09:31:07 PM »
Chris Kohler at Wired has more rankings
http://blog.wired.com/games/2009/01/top-10-games-of.html

Nice to see COD:WaW Wii made the overall top 20 and Wii top 10. So did Shaun White Wii.

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« Reply #3528 on: January 19, 2009, 07:20:47 AM »
I can't wait for nintendogs special dsi version where you can take pictures of your house and your dog can whittle on your virtual couch too. how awesome will those sales be.

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« Reply #3529 on: January 21, 2009, 12:08:44 PM »
Famitsu Sales Top 100 games of 2008

01. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (Capcom) 2,452,111
02. [NDS] Pokemon Platinum (Pokemon) 2,187,337
03. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) 2,149,131 / 2,967,297
04. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) 2,003,315
05. [WII] Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo) 1,747,113
06. [NDS] Rhythm Heaven (Nintendo) 1,350,671
07. [NDS] Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (Square Enix) 1,176,082
08. [WII] Animal Crossing: City Folk (Nintendo) 895,302
09. [NDS] Kirby Super Star Ultra (Nintendo) 855,427
10. [WII] Wii Sports (Nintendo) 841,736 / 3,306,470

11. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Konami) 686,254
12. [PSP] Dissidia: Final Fantasy (Square Enix) 660,262
13. [NDS] Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (Pokemon) 636,777
14. [PSP] Phantasy Star Portable (Sega) 633,954
15. [NDS] Professor Layton and the Last Time Travel (Level 5) 628,143
16. [NDS] Mario Kart DS (Nintendo) 621,890 / 3,317,318
17. [WII] Wii Play (Nintendo) 602,625 / 2,593,294
18. [NDS] Mario Party DS (Nintendo) 599,621 / 1,832,265
19. [NDS] Wagamama Fashion: Girl's Mode (Nintendo) 549,348
20. [PS2] Super Robot Taisen Z (Bandai Namco) 480,093

21. [NDS] Meccha! Taiko no Tatsujin DS: 7-tsu no Shima no Daibouken (Bandai Namco) 444,133
22. [NDS] Chrono Trigger (Square Enix) 433,988
23. [NDS] DS Bimoji Training (Nintendo) 425,272
24. [NDS] Daigasso! Band Brothers DX (Nintendo) 424,477
25. [PS2] Warriors Orochi 2 (Koei) 411,019
26. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo) 377,034 / 5,372,187
27. [NDS] Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Nintendo) 376,632
28. [PSP] Kidou Senshi Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam (Bandai Namco) 357,783
29. [NDS] Animal Crossing: Wild World (Nintendo) 338,531 / 4,852,053
30. [WII] Wii Music (Nintendo) 323,882

31. [PS3] Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom) 310,012
32. [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (Konami) 297,896
33. [PS2] Persona 4 (Atlus) 294,214
34. [PSP] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Portable 3 (Konami) 286,901
35. [NDS] Derby Stallion DS (Enterbrain) 286,682
36. [PS2] Dynasty Warriors: Gundam (Bandai Namco) 277,182
37. [PS3] Ryu ga Gotoku Kenzan! (Sega) 270,438
38. [WII] Mario Party 8 (Nintendo) 256,832 / 1,310,766
39. [NDS] Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (Nintendo) 252,309
40. [PSP] Gundam Battle Universe (Bandai Namco) 252,092

41. [WII] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii (Bandai Namco) 251,083
42. [NDS] Professor Layton and the Devil's Box (Level 5) 250,616 / 865,954
43. [NDS] Taiko no Tatsujin DS: Touch de Dokodon! (Bandai Namco) 245,829 / 524,827
44. [WII] Deca Sports (Hudson) 241,701
45. [NDS] Bokura wa Kaseki Holder (Nintendo) 240,176
46. [NDS] Little Magicians Magic Adventure (Konami) 233,449
47. [WII] Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Nintendo) 231,056 / 594,157
48. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2 (Capcom) 230,499 / 1,720,397
49. [NDS] Inazuma Eleven (Level 5) 229,011
50. [WII] Link's Crossbow Training (Nintendo) 227,621

51. [NDS] Pokemon Diamond/Pearl (Pokemon) 227,226 / 5,624,430
52. [PS3] Gran Turismo 5 Prologue: Spec III (SCE) 223,837
53. [PS2] Dynasty Warriors 6 (Koei) 223,328 / 555,496
54. [NDS] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time/Darkness (Pokemon) 223,328 / 1,479,844
55. [PS2] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 15 (Konami) 213,551
56. [NDS] Tokoton Kanji Brain (IE Institute) 213,088 / 324,351
57. [WII] Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World (Bandai Namco) 212,408
58. [NDS] Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day (Nintendo) 209,812 / 939,125
59. [PS3] Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 2 (Bandai Namco) 206,438
60. [WII] Mario Super Sluggers (Nintendo) 204,553

61. [PS3] White Knight Chronicles (SCE) 203,033
62. [PS2] Pro Yakyuu Spirits 5 (Konami) 199,789
63. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G, PSP the Best (Capcom) 199,117
64. [WII] Super Mario Galaxy (Nintendo) 197,422 / 945,106
65. [PS2] J-League Winning Eleven 2008 Club Championship (Konami) 196,788
66. [PS3] Grand Theft Auto IV (Capcom) 195,779
67. [PSP] Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami) 190,140
68. [NDS] Dragon Ball DS (Bandai Namco) 185,229
69. [NDS] Brain Age 2 (Nintendo) 184,560 / 4,967,131
70. [NDS] Ganbaru Watashi no Kakei Diary (Nintendo) 180,563 / 550,022

71. [NDS] Tottadoo! Yoiko no Mujintou Seikatsu (Bandai Namco) 179,007
72. [NDS] Tales of Hearts: CG Movie Edition/Anime Movie Edition (Bandai Namco) 176,526
73. [NDS] Quiz Magic Academy (Konami) 175,636
74. [NDS] Final Fantasy IV (Square Enix) 175,388 / 622,475
75. [NDS] Ryuusei no RockMan 3: Black Ace/Red Joker (Capcom) 174,426
76. [PSP] Kidou Senshi Gundam: Giren no Yabou - Axis no Kyoui (Bandai Namco) 174,107
77. [PSP] Super Robot Taisen A Portable (Bandai Namco) 171,475
78. [PS3] Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (Bandai Namco) 163,010
79. [NDS] Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Level 5) 162,839 / 928,597
80. [PSP] Warriors Orochi (Koei) 162,403

81. [NDS] Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (Square Enix) 161,783 / 1,214,610
82. [360] Tales of Vesperia (Bandai Namco) 161,070
83. [NDS] SimCity DS 2: Kodai kara Mirai e Tsuduku Machi (EA) 159,245
84. [NDS] Penguin no Mondai: Saikyou Penguin Densetsu! (Konami) 154,987
85. [NDS] Tamagotchi Kira Kira Omisecchi (Bandai Namco) 154,939
86. [NDS] Bokujou Monogatari: Kira Kira Taiyou to Nakama Tachi (Marvelous) 154,525
87. [PSP] Macross Ace Frontier (Bandai Namco) 149,131
88. [PSP] Yuusha no Namaikida 2 (SCE) 146,767
89. [NDS] Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard (Atlus) 145,421
90. [PSP] Star Ocean 2: Second Evolution (Square Enix) 143,424

91. [NDS] Nintendogs (Nintendo) 142,591 / 1,850,984
92. [PS2] Tales of Destiny: Director's Cut (Bandai Namco) 142,301
93. [PS3] Valkyria Chronicles (Sega) 141,589
94. [NDS] Brain Age (Nintendo 140,992 / 3,750,890
95. [PS2] Suzumiya Haruhi no Tomadoi (Bandai Namco) 139,425
96. [NDS] Saka-Tsuku DS: Touch and Direct (Sega) 137,051
97. [NDS] Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume (Square Enix) 136,948
98. [PS2] Ryu ga Gotoku 2, PlayStation 2 the Best (Sega) 136,809 / 201,866
99. [NDS] Zaidan Houjin Nippon Kanji Nouryoku Kentei Kyoukai Kounin: KanKen DS 2 + Jouyou Kanji Jiten (Rocket Company) 136,750 / 297 873
100. [PS2] Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (Konami) 135,128 / 680,152
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« Reply #3530 on: January 21, 2009, 12:34:58 PM »
Fascinating.
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Re: Official Wii Sales Thread
« Reply #3531 on: January 21, 2009, 01:11:01 PM »
Break Down:

WII: 15 games
DS:  47 games
PS3: 10 games
PSP: 15 games
360:   1 game
PS2:  12 Games

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« Reply #3532 on: January 21, 2009, 10:38:01 PM »
Media Create 1/12 - 1/18

01. [WII]   Wii Play: Mario Tennis GC   (Nintendo)  56,000 / NEW
02. [NDS] Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor (Atlus) 55,000 / NEW
03. [PS3] Naruto: Narutimate Storm (Namco Bandai) 44,000 / NEW
04. [PSP] Dissidia Final Fantasy (Square Enix) 29,000 /
05. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP the Best) (Capcom) 27,000 /
06. [NDS] Rhythm Tengoku Gold (Nintendo) 25,000 /
07. [PS3] Fallout 3 (Bethesda Softworks) 24,000 /
08. [NDS] Wagamama Fashion: Girl's Mode (Nintendo) 22,000 /
09. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) 22,000 /
10. [NDS] DS Uranai Seikatsu (Nintendo) 20,000 /

11. [PS3] Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Spec III (SCE)
12. [WII] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii (Namco Bandai)
13. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
14. [PS2] Gundam Musou 2 (Limted Edition) (Namco Bandai)
15. [NDS] Tongariboushi and the 365 Days of Magic (Konami)
16. [WII] Animal Crossing: City Folk (Nintendo)
17. [NDS] Kirby Super Star Ultra (Nintendo)
18. [NDS] Momotaro Dentetsu 20th Anniversary (Hudson)
19. [WII] Wii Sports (Nintendo)
20. [NDS] Pokémon Platinum (Pokémon)
21. [PS3] White Knight Chronicles (SCE)
22. [NDS] Penguin no Mondai: Saikyou Penguin Densetsu! (Konami)
23. [PSP] Musou Orochi: Maou Sairin (KOEI)
24. [NDS] Power Pro Kun Pocket 11 (Konami)
25. [NDS] Professor Layton and the Last Time Travel (Level 5)
26. [PS3] Race Driver Grid (Codemasters)
27. [PS3] Gundam Musou 2 (Limted Edition) (Namco Bandai)
28. [NDS] Animal Crossing: Wild World (Nintendo)
29. [NDS] Phantasy Star Zero (SEGA)
30. [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (Konami)

Hardware | This Week | Last Week |    YTD  |    LTD   
NDS      |    81,334 |   101,630 | 413,642 | 25,451,951
PSP      |    42,559 |    60,495 | 260,142 | 11,575,747
WII      |    32,333 |    41,243 | 193,541 |  7,640,109
PS3      |    20,690 |    28,144 | 109,488 |  2,711,226
360      |     9,576 |    10,554 |  39,824 |    860,788
PS2      |     5,760 |     6,628 |  24,936 | 21,418,700
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DSi      |    62,525 |    78,201 | 140,726 |    979,296
DSL      |    18,809 |    23,429 |  42,238 | 17,416,632
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Re: Official Wii Sales Thread
« Reply #3533 on: January 23, 2009, 02:18:56 AM »
For people who are interested profitability reports in each company's game Division.

                  Sony          Nintendo            Microsoft               Industry
Y/E 1998     $902,811,090   $1,023,333,867                             $1,926,144,957
Y/E 1999   $1,102,563,557   $1,301,350,000                            $2,403,913,557
Y/E 2000     $722,738,949   $1,368,207,547                             $2,090,946,497
Y/E 2001    -$449,776,290     $677,576,000                                 $227,799,710
Y/E 2002     $629,101,056     $895,872,180   -$1,135,000,000      $389,973,237
Y/E 2003     $935,569,253     $834,333,333   -$1,191,000,000      $578,902,586
Y/E 2004     $627,195,212     $993,161,303   -$1,337,000,000      $283,356,515
Y/E 2005     $419,888,799   $1,056,056,202     -$539,000,000      $936,945,001
Y/E 2006      $69,129,058     $774,478,055   -$1,339,000,000     -$495,392,887
Y/E 2007  -$1,970,923,859   $1,914,666,388   -$1,969,000,000   -$2,025,257,471
Y/E 2008  -$1,079,994,103   $4,322,637,887      $426,000,000    $3,668,643,783

Y/E 09Q1      $51,113,208   $1,124,452,830      $178,000,000    $1,353,566,038
Y/E 09Q2    -$379,471,154   $1,278,759,615      $151,000,000    $1,050,288,462      
         
Total            
      $1,579,944,775  $17,564,885,209   -$6,755,000,000   $12,389,829,985
            
Full Year Average
        $173,482,066   $1,378,333,888   -$1,012,000,000      $907,815,953
            
Profitable Years            
         8      11         1           9
            
Non Profitable Years            
         3       0         6           2
            
Average in Loss Year            
     -$1,166,898,084          N/A   -$1,251,666,667   -$1,260,325,179
            
Average in Profit Year            
        $676,124,622   $1,378,333,888      $426,000,000    $1,389,625,094
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Re: Official Wii Sales Thread
« Reply #3534 on: January 23, 2009, 02:32:12 AM »
Sony is kind of going the opposite of Nintendo. Seriously if you can still look at Nintendo's profits for TEN years and still tell me they do not know how to run a business or what they are doing but are instead just "lucky" that is, well, sad.
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« Reply #3535 on: January 23, 2009, 02:41:06 AM »
"It's difficult to talk about Nintendo, because we don't look at their console as being a competitor. They're a different world, and we operate in our world..."

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« Reply #3536 on: January 23, 2009, 02:55:05 AM »
*Content sigh* It's good to own stock.
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« Reply #3537 on: January 23, 2009, 03:03:27 AM »
Get some Sony stock huh.
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« Reply #3538 on: January 23, 2009, 10:39:34 AM »
Regarding NPD December sales, LBP is now known to have sold 255k copies in December. Since LBP did not chart in the top 20, it can be assumed that all the games in the top twenty sold over 255k units in the month of December, including Link's Crossbow Training, CoD:WaW for the Wii, and Shaun white Snowboarding for the Wii.
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« Reply #3539 on: January 23, 2009, 11:39:26 AM »
Wow...I can totally see why people were claiming Nintendo needed to stop making consoles and go 3rd party.  Look at those profits...Nintendo obviously is not making any money, they are screwed. 

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« Reply #3540 on: January 23, 2009, 05:16:53 PM »
Nintendon't know how to take a loss?

'07 Sony -1.9mill
Nintendo +1.9mill
Microsoft -1.9mill

How odd. & Sony actually lost more than MS did...

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« Reply #3541 on: January 23, 2009, 06:45:24 PM »
What's scary is Nintendo posting these record profits going into a recession.  They have a gigantic pile of money and game-related things are going to get really cheap in the very near future.  They can afford to be extremely aggressive in pursuit of technology and 3rd parties, while their competitors will be forced to turtle up and cut projects, jobs, and funding.
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« Reply #3542 on: January 23, 2009, 07:13:27 PM »
Nintendo's dominance is very scary indeed. The Nintendo 64 showed us what happens when Nintendo gets arrogant; I just hope they learned something from that era. The Wii may be selling out in record time, but their success can be taken from them just as quickly if they make another big mistake.

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« Reply #3543 on: January 23, 2009, 07:15:37 PM »
What's scary is Nintendo posting these record profits going into a recession.  They have a gigantic pile of money and game-related things are going to get really cheap in the very near future.  They can afford to be extremely aggressive in pursuit of technology and 3rd parties, while their competitors will be forced to turtle up and cut projects, jobs, and funding.

Does this mean that Nintendo should take this chance to forge exclusive deals with third parties or acquire second party studios?
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« Reply #3544 on: January 23, 2009, 07:25:47 PM »
No, it means Nintendo will continue to bleed the industry of its "wealth" and "sustaining lifeblood" in an effort to force its competitors and high-profile cow-milking 3rd parties to FIGHT for their SURVIVAL.

Buying their way to superficial success by buying exclusives and big budget male-centric advertising will not work as well as it used to.  They'll have to rely on MERIT.
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« Reply #3545 on: January 23, 2009, 07:27:52 PM »
Nintendo's dominance is very scary indeed. The Nintendo 64 showed us what happens when Nintendo gets arrogant; I just hope they learned something from that era. The Wii may be selling out in record time, but their success can be taken from them just as quickly if they make another big mistake.

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"It seems more and more people are enjoying games instead of traveling or eating out to save money," said Iwata. However, he realizes that the current recession is a rare occurrence and stated that Nintendo is closely watching the market. "Nintendo workers who know only the good times of the company are increasing," Iwata admitted, "I hope to give them a sense of the potential critical nature [of the economic situation]."
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« Reply #3546 on: January 24, 2009, 12:12:44 AM »
Words words words. What Nintendo says and what they actual do are sometimes two very different things. Besides, just because they're cautious now so soon after becoming the market leader doesn't mean all of that success won't go to their head at some point in the future.

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« Reply #3547 on: January 24, 2009, 12:26:45 AM »
"Market Leader Arrogance" is a common news storyline trope usually started by the supporters of the trailing consoles.  Anything that can be taken as an arrogant slight will be interpreted as such in the coming years.  But in reality, very few times does a market leader exhibit such arrogance.  In fact, only recently when Sony basically demanded their fans get two jobs to buy a PS3 and said they made it hard to program for the PS3 on purpose for some reason.

Nintendo probably won't exhibit such stupidity in the future.  The only reason Nintendo's dominance would be considered "scary" is if you are one of those "Competition is always good" guys that neglects to mention how prices for everything from systems to games unilaterally went up despite the "competition" between Microsoft and Sony.   (this was when Nintendo wasn't even considered a contender.)
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Re: Official Wii Sales Thread
« Reply #3548 on: January 24, 2009, 12:36:26 AM »
Nintendo sticking with cartridges for the Nintendo 64, that wasn't arrogance? They made a system which was difficult to develop for, and the games were more expensive than those available on other systems. They assumed that companies would make games for it and people would buy it because they were the market leader going into that generation.

This is the kind of thing which could happen yet again. If Nintendo refuses once more to upgrade the hardware of their next home console and either Sony or Microsoft makes a strong showing with a system that attracts Nintendo's new found costumers, they could easily steal the market from them.

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Re: Official Wii Sales Thread
« Reply #3549 on: January 24, 2009, 12:43:27 AM »
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This is the kind of thing which could happen yet again. If Nintendo refuses once more to upgrade the hardware of their next home console and either Sony or Microsoft makes a strong showing with a system that attracts Nintendo's new found costumers, they could easily steal the market from them.

Not necessarily true because Nintendo will have brand recognition which goes a long way to helping them (then again it isn't a sure thing). It is kind of like the iPod, there are "better" MP3 players out there but Apple still has strong brand recognition. Also I think you are mixing stubbornness with arrogance. Nintendo stuck with cartridges because they felt it was the best medium for what they were trying to do with video games. Cartridges were a proven success and they stuck with them. Sony on the other hand crammed lots of expensive hardware into the PS3 and tried to use it as a means of pushing their Blu-ray market agenda, not really gaming.
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