• RUMOR: Super Mario 3D All-Stars may have broken a U.S. record for 3D Mario sales

    4 days ago - By Go Nintendo

    The NPD results for September 2020 showed that Super Mario 3D All-Stars debuted in the second spot on the charts, losing out to Marvel's Avengers. The thing is, when you take a closer look at the data, there's a much different story going on here.
    First up, the data for Marvel's Avengers includes digital and physical sales combined. With Super Mario 3D All-Stars, the NPD position is based on physical sales only. That makes Mario's second place finish much more impressive overall!
    Along with that, more specific NPD data has apparently leaked. That gives us some actual numbers to work...
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  • Marvel's Avengers Tops September NPD, Now the Second Best Launch of a Superhero Title in US History

    Marvel's Avengers Tops September NPD, Now the Second Best Launch of a Superhero Title in US History

    4 days ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    In terms of content quality and quantity, the optics for Marvel's Avengers are hit or miss at present. However, that didn't stop the superhero game from dominating the sales charts during its launch month in the US. Marvel's Avengers outperformed all other releases in September, topping the NPD charts ahead of other new titles, such as Super Mario 3D All-Stars and Tony's Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2. Marvel's latest success story also makes it the second highest launch for a superhero game in terms of dollar sales in US history. Only Marvel's Spider-Man bests the Avengers-centric adventure in...
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  • Sept. 2020 NPD: Super Mario 3D All-Stars debuts at 2, Switch the 1 hardware once again

    Sept. 2020 NPD: Super Mario 3D All-Stars debuts at 2, Switch the 1 hardware once again

    4 days ago - By Go Nintendo

    The software and hardware sales for September 2020 are in! Here's what was big in the United States last month.
    September 2020 top 20
    September 2020 top 10 for Switch
    Top 20 best-selling games of 2020, year-to-date
    Top 10 best-selling games for the last 12 months, ending September 2020
    Various tidbits
    - September 2020 video game hardware spending increased 15% vs YA, at $277 million
    - growth in sales of Switch offset declines on other console platforms
    - Switch was the best-selling console during September in both dollars and units
    - year-to-date spending on hardware has increased 22...
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  • Avengers Top September Physical Game Sales

    Avengers Top September Physical Game Sales

    4 days ago - By CG Magazine

    CGMagazine
    Avengers Top September Physical Game Sales
    Marvel's Avengers debuted at the top of September's video game sales charts , dethroning Madden NFL 21 , according to the NPD Group. Crystal Dynamics' live-service superhero brawler had a lukewarm critical reception but hit the top of the sales charts nonetheless, ranking 7 on the year-to-date chart as well.
    Super Mario 3D All-Stars debuted at 2, but its digital sales were not included in NPD's figures. Madden NFL 21 fell to 3, while Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 and NBA 2K21 debuted at fourth and fifth respectively.
    Marvel's Avengers was...
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