In today's first quarter financial results announcement Activision revealed at more than 30 million Skylanders toys had been sold as of March 31. That's enough toys to feed 30 million plastic-eating children a day for an entire... day.
Amidst the flurry of game developers stepping up to offer aid to Japan in its time of crisis, Korean MMO developer NCsoft has pledged an amount equaling one month of the revenue of its Japanese arm - roughly 6.3 million dollars.
It took ten days for Microsoft's Kinect to hit one million sales. Now Microsoft reveals that the device has sold 2.5 million units in 25 days. This can only mean one thing: Someone is buying 100,000 Kinects a day.
A new Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit title is bound to get some attention, but more than two million downloads of the demo in two weeks? That's a huge number, and EA has more where that came from.
Bethesda Softworks is calling Fallout: New Vegas' launch a success, with more than five million copies shipped since the game's release, with retailers calling for more. Now all they have to do is fix it.
What's Steam been doing in the nine months since Valve last released detailed statistics? Adding another five million users and more than 200 new games, for starters.
More than a million users have signed up to drive around in massively multiplayer online racer Need for Speed World, and EA shows its appreciation by removing level restrictions for non-paying customers, making all current and future content free-to-play.
Last week we reported on a Wall Street Journal article that tagged the development cost of StarCraft II at more than $100 million. According to Blizzard, it was a case of right price, wrong game.
Proving once again that people really enjoy free games, Turbine announces that more than a million new players have joined Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited since its re-launch as a free-to-play game last September.
If you folks really want Sega to stop making fluffy Sonic games that don't revolve around simply running fast, it would help if you didn't buy six million copies of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games. Just sayin'.
It's been awhile since we checked in with the player population of the free-to-play, family-friendly MMO Free Realms, and Sony Online Entertainment snuck in more than five million additional users while we weren't looking.
EA is dropping a huge portion of the Dante's Inferno advertising budget this Sunday with the company's first Super Bowl commercial, hoping to capture the massive cross-section of football fans familiar with the work of Dante Alighieri.
Facebook users have been clicking on the "Become a Fan" button on Activision's Guitar Hero page like crazy, making it the first video game franchise to gather more than a million Facebook fans.