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  • gazerker gazerker Jan 18, 2008 1:04 PM Flag

    NTDOY Facts - 2007

    after the NPD data came out, here's how Nintendo filtered the information:

    Nintendo provided the following fun facts regarding their performance in 2007:

    Nintendo accounted for 52 percent of all video game hardware systems sold in 2007 – more than all other manufacturers combined.

    Since their respective launches, Nintendo has sold more than 17.6 million Nintendo DS systems and nearly 7.4 million Wii systems in the United States alone.

    Wii Play, a collection of nine fun mini-games, finished 2007 with 4.1 million units sold.

    Super Mario Galaxy sold through more than 2.5 million copies since it launched on Nov. 12.

    The two games in the Brain Age series each sold about 1 million copies in 2007.

    Half of the top 30 best-selling games of 2007 were made for Nintendo systems, including Pokemon Pearl, Pokemon Diamond, Mario Party DS, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games.

    Nintendo continues to dominate the hand-held market: Of the top 30 best-selling portable games sold in 2007, 25 were made for Nintendo DS and another two were made for Game Boy Advance.

    Sales of Nintendo DS systems grew 60 percent over those from 2006.

    In 2007, the video game industry grew by 43 percent over 2006. Nintendo is responsible for 60 percent of that growth.

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