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    L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales- NPD


    One-two punch from Take-Two tops best-seller chart as overall sales; total revenues down 10 percent to $1.03 billion.



    The gaming industry is enduring a summer swoon, as the industry-tracking NPD Group today announced its June retail sales figures, showing shrinking revenues year-over-year across the board.


    L.A. Noire was on top for the second straight month.



    Even with grim news for the industry as a whole, there were some individual winners. Take-Two Interactive fared better than the rest for the month, with L.A. Noire (on the publisher's Rockstar label) and Duke Nukem Forever (on its 2K Games brand) taking the top two spots on the charts. It was the second consecutive month L.A. Noire claimed the title of best-seller, while Duke Nukem settled for second place in its debut.
    Other new releases to make a splash on the charts included Sony's Infamous 2, which came in third place. According to Sony, its PlayStation 3 exclusive was the single best-selling SKU of the month (L.A. Noire and Duke Nukem's sales were split between versions for multiple platforms).
    Microsoft also touted some of its own NPD stats for the month, most notably revealing that the Xbox 360 sold 507,000 systems for the month, "nearly twice as many units as other current-generation platforms." The Xbox 360 maker went on to note that the total hardware, software, and accessory spend on its system total $350 million, with the Xbox 360 editions of L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem Forever, and Call of Duty: Black Ops all among the 10 best-selling SKUs of the month.
    Nintendo's latest handheld also placed a new game in the top 10, as The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D finished in fifth place, just ahead of 2010's sales endurance champs Call of Duty: Black Ops and NBA 2K11.
    The total take at US retailers for PC, console, and handheld software came out to a little less than $509 million, which was off 10 percent from a June 2010 slate propelled by hits like Red Dead Redemption, Super Mario Galaxy 2, and New Super Mario Bros. Wii. Gaming hardware sales were also down 9 percent, to $366.6 million, unable to keep pace with year-ago sales during the month the slim-line Xbox 360 launched.




    JUNE 2011 US GAME SALES
    OVERALL DOLLAR SALES

    Total retail sales: $1.03 billion (-10%)
    Total non-PC retail sales: $995 million (-10%)
    Non-PC hardware: $366.6 million (-9%)
    Total software: $508.9 million (-10%)
    Non-PC software: $469.5 million (-12%)
    Accessories: $158.9 million (-11%)




    TOP 10 GAMES FOR JUNE 2011
    Title (Platforms) - Publisher
    1. L.A. Noire (360, PS3) - Rockstar Games
    2. Duke Nukem Forever (360, PS3, PC) - Take-Two Interactive
    3. Infamous 2 (PS3) - Sony
    4. Lego Pirates of the Caribbean (360, PS3, PSP, Wii, 3DS, DS, PC) - Disney Interactive Studios
    5. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS) - Nintendo
    6. Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, DS, Wii, PC) - Activision
    7. NBA 2K11 (360, PS3, PS2, Wii, PSP, PC) - Take-Two Interactive
    8. Mortal Kombat (360, PS3) - Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
    9. Cars 2 (DS, Wii, 360, PS3, PC) - Disney Interactive Studios
    10. Just Dance 2 (Wii) - Ubisoft





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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    Always bet on Duke!

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    LOL manush curiosity thekei kinche DNF. The sequels will need MAJOR improvement to sell well.

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    isssss lok jon kina pura dhora. Bechteo partese na ........ kotojon US friends der re deklaam gallaite facebook e ^_^

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    I thought L.A. was a good games :S

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    Duke ¤¤¤¤ forever @ #2....biggest lmao ever......this proves how insane people are.....¤¤¤¤ing idiots.......

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    game ta 2005 or 2006 year er hole mante partam. But at this age, no man...this is totally insane.
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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    Quote Originally Posted by abir View Post
    I thought L.A. was a good games :S
    la noire is a good game but nothing exceptional. I was mainly talking abt Duke Nukem though

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    Wonder why all the other games, being so good as the reviews claim to be, haven't sold as much specially trash I mean absolute genre defining shooter like cod is at #6.

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    ummm....COD6 is an old game? June e to boro kono game release hoi nai, hence old games topping the charts.

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    Oh yeah, actually haven't taken that into account DNF better make things right with DLC #3 or it's almost curtains for the franchise.

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    What they should do now is make a Duke Nukem game PROPERLY, within two years. DNF e cohesion bolte kichui chilo na, and 14 years dhore ekta game develop hoile thakar kothao na. It would be a shame for such a franchise to die for just one bad game.

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    DNF er onek kichu cut kora hoise bro, game er shob cheye fun element (including arm wrestling a clone Duke ar outarspace level) Cut kora hoyeche probably ogula releas korar upojogi chilona bole, DLC#3 te oi level gula e feature korbe, game ta sref 2K er pressurizing ar kichu wrong decision er karone dubche, 2003 er build er conception ki chilo janen? Duke er shade (sunglasses) ekta minicomputer jeta shob kichu indicate kore, onekta Crysis 2 er nannsuit er AI er moto. Eto idea niye kaj korle leje gobore to hobei! Bro apni ki DN3D finish korchilen?

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    Quote Originally Posted by romulus_ut3 View Post
    Wonder why all the other games, being so good as the reviews claim to be, haven't sold as much specially trash I mean absolute genre defining shooter like cod is at #6.
    teh nostalgia

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    Default Re: L.A. Noire, Duke Nukem top slumping June sales - NPD

    Quote Originally Posted by romulus_ut3 View Post
    Bro apni ki DN3D finish korchilen?
    Oita to shobai korse! Kintu DNF shesh korar ichcha nai.

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