Is your Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies experience a little lonely? Mine was. For those in the United States who are looking for an adventurous friend (and a few exclusive downloadable treasure maps), Nintendo brings good news.
Microsoft is taking its Kinect controller for the Xbox 360 on a summer vacation, hitting up dozens of locations in the United States and offering the public a chance to play with the device before it launches this November.
As weird and scary as it sounds, there may be a time when you'll be able to blame your server going down on the current U.S. President instead of your internet provider.
The Wii and Nintendo DS killed the competition in the United States last month, partly because the other hardware makers didn't put up much of a fight. It was, bluntly, an ugly month for video game sales.
Sam Fisher used little stealth in his slaying of the competition in April, with Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction clearly visible at the top of April's bestselling games list, according to the NPD Group.
In March, the Nintendo DS had a hell of a month, selling more than 700,000 units to portable gamers in the U.S. That was the same month the pumped up Nintendo DSi XL launched. How'd it do?
As it is wont to do, Nintendo dominated hardware sales in the United States in March, the Nintendo DS and Wii combining to move more than a million shiny new game machines last month.
March was a battle between one very pissed off Spartan, a girl named Lightning and too many Pokemon to count. Who came out on top in U.S. video game sales for the month of March?
First month figures for Final Fantasy XIII are in, with the North American version of Square Enix's role-playing game epic moving more than 1.3 million copies in the United States. The vast majority of those were on the PlayStation 3.
Wii fever swept the United States in January, another 465,000 units of Nintendo's white wonder snatched up by consumers. Hey, when you're selling that many copies of New Super Mario Bros. you're gonna need a Wii to play it on.
Nintendo's New Super Mario Bros. Wii had a big January, following its 2.8 million copies sold in December '09 with another 650,000-plus copies to Mario-hungry Wii owners in the United States.
Nintendo hardware dominated the holidays last year, with the Wii and Nintendo DS crushing the hardware competition, according to new sales figures from the NPD Group.
November will be a big month for Nintendo when all is said and done, based on the more than 1.5 million consoles and handhelds it sold in the United States last week.
The PlayStation 3 may have killed it in the hardware contest last month, but Xbox 360 software reigned supreme this September, thanks to Bungie's Halo 3: ODST. The game dropped more than 1.5 million copies in its debut month.