Nintendo eShop EU – December 2018 Top 15 Sold

Nintendo eShop EU – December 2018 Top 15 Sold

Lots of deals characterized the EU eShop the past few weeks and that was well reflected in the current charts for the Month of December 2018. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate took the monthly chart by storm, debuting right at the top… However, several titles featuring in the Top 10 had some unexpected appearances including Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, returning at 2nd thanks to great discounts during the Holidays. Also positively influenced by Christmas-themed deals is Crypt of the NecroDancer returning to life at 4th, right above Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in at 5th, while Octopath Traveler showed that the sword is still unbending at 8th. Crash Bandicoot: N.Sane Trilogy closes out the Top 10 while Gris, Nomada Studio’s breathtakingly beautiful experience, debuts at 6th. 01. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} 02. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft) {2017.08.29} 03. Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} 04. Crypt of the NecroDancer: Nintendo Switch Edition (Brace […]

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Most Downloaded Games of 2018 on the US eShop

Most Downloaded Games of 2018 on the US eShop

Nintendo of America recently published a list of the “best-selling games on the Nintendo Switch system released in 2018” as they say, while detailing it’s based on the top downloads on Nintendo eShop and Nintendo.com of “full titles released in 2018”. So, let’s take a look at the yearly ranking for the Americas! The chart is based on the amount of downloads each title generated with no distinction between paid items and free-to-play titles, as Fortnite shows up at the top, followed by the surprising Fallout Shelter at 2nd and Paladins at 3rd. Other f2p games appearing in the Top 10 include Warframe (5th) and Arena of Valor (6th). In paid titles, we have Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the one charting the highest, at 4th, in spite of its release less than one month ago, followed by Minecraft (7th) and Team Cherry’s masterpiece Hollow Knight (8th); the latter is also […]

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Nintendo Switch sales

Nintendo Switch is the Fastest-Selling Video Game System of this Generation

Nintendo Switch Maintains Strong Momentum Into Its Second Holiday Season REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 18, 2018 – Nintendo Switch has become the fastest-selling video game system of this hardware generation through 21 months, according to The NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. From its launch in March 2017 through November 2018, Nintendo Switch has sold more than 8.7 million units, outpacing U.S. sales of all other current-generation systems at the same point in their life cycles. Nintendo is also the overall top-selling U.S. software publisher so far for 2018, according to NPD data through November. This performance should receive an additional boost from the December release of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimategame, which has become not only the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game of all time, but also the fastest-selling game in the Super Smash Bros. series, with U.S. sales of over 3 million units in just 11 days, according to Nintendo’s […]

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Ranking of Best Gamecube Games

RAVE Reviews Releases Ranking of Best Gamecube Games

EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – RAVE Reviews, the innovative site that publishes entertaining rankings based on advanced data-driven analysis, has published its ranking of the “Best Gamecube Games,” available at https://www.ravereviews.org/entertainment/best-gamecube-games/. It’s an exciting time to be alive and engaged in the gaming community. Technology is always advancing and is now showing its force in the video game industry, especially in VR. But even with advancing technology, groundbreaking game development, and stunning advancements in graphics, deciding which game to play can be a challenge. You get bored of your go-to first person shooter, or grow weary of your adventures in a massive role playing game. If you are stuck in a gaming rut and feel like you have nothing to play, go pick up a used Gamecube system and try out a few of the oldies but goodies. “We published this article to remind people that the newest games aren’t always […]

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NPD Group: Total Industry Consumer Spending on Video Games in U.S. Increases 24 Percent to $9.1 Billion in the Third Quarter of 2018

Third quarter U.S. sales for total video games industry PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – According to the Q3 2018 Games Market Dynamics: U.S.* report from leading global information company The NPD Group, overall total industry consumer spending on video gaming in the U.S. reached $9.1 billion in the third quarter of 2018 (July-Sept.), an increase of 24 percent compared to the same time period last year. Video game content sales increased 25 percent to $7.9 billion. All content categories, which include full-game, DLC/MTX, subscriptions, and mobile saw increases, with mobile games and digital content for console and portable platforms experiencing the most growth. The software titles having the most positive impact on dollar sales in the first half of the year include (listed alphabetically) Candy Crush Saga, Fortnite, Madden NFL 19, Marvel’s Spider-Man and NBA 2K19. Hardware sales grew 11 percent in the quarter to $737 million, led by Xbox One, PS4 and […]

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Nintendo Switch sales

Nintendo Hits Big Milestones from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

U.S. Nintendo Sales Top $250 Million During the Five-Day Period REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 28, 2018 – Nintendo Switch set two new records from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday: It became the best-selling Nintendo console in U.S. history for that five-day period, surpassing even Wii system sales. Nintendo Switch also had its best-selling week ever in the United States. In fact, according to Adobe Analytics, Nintendo Switch was among the most-purchased items online on Thanksgiving Day and the overall top-selling video game product online for the Black Friday-Cyber Monday time period. Strong demand resulted in shoppers buying more than $250 million in Nintendo products from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, according to Nintendo’s internal sales figures, demonstrating that Nintendo has something for everyone this holiday season. That sales total accounts for video game systems like Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, retro systems like Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES […]

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Nintendo eShop America – Top 30 for October 2018

Nintendo eShop America – Top 30 for October 2018

Super Mario Party, but also Dark Souls Remastered and Mega Man 11… A few new titles made the latest ranking, and others went up due to having a month full of good deals. Let’s take a look at the most downloaded titles in the past month in the American eShop (period of reference: October 1st – October 31st). Fortnite is the most downloaded game still, but there’s quite a bit of activity right behind it, with Super Mario Party going from 6th to 2nd after it became fully available. Dragon Ball Fighter Z seeing a major increase compared to September (from 26th to 7th), as well as a hand full of brand new titles entering the Top 10: Dark Souls Remastered is the second highest new entry at 5th, followed by Mega Man 11 (6th) and the digital version of Starlink: Battle for Atlas at 9th for the month. Other new titles in […]

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Nintendo eShop Top 30 Charts – November 2nd, 2018

Nintendo eShop Top 30 Charts – November 2nd, 2018

With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and both version of Pokémon Let’s Go becoming available to pre-purchase, Diablo III: Eternal Collection now officially out, and several games coming back thanks to the (now over) European big sale… it’s ranking update time again! Let’s take a look at the top 30 rankings in UK, Japan, and USA as well as some added up and comers for the period between October 19th through November 2nd, as of 18:10 GMT. UK 01. Dark Souls Remastered (Bandai Namco) 02. Super Mario Party (Nintendo) 03. Minecraft (Mojang / Microsoft) 04. Diablo III: Eternal Collection (Blizzard) 05. BAFL – Brakes Are for Losers (Plug In Digital) 06. Undertale (8-4) 07. Bulb Boy (Bulbware) | 83% Off 08. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) | 2x Gold Coins Pre-Purchase 09. Stardew Valley (Chucklefish) 10. Golf Story (Sidebar Games) 11. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ (Nicalis) 12. Oxenfree (Night School) 13. Hollow […]

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Nintendo eShop Charts – October 16th, 2018 – Mid-month Stats

Once again it’s time for a new rankings update! So let’s take a look at the top 30 eShop rankings in the UK, Japan, and the USA for the period between October 2nd through October 16th, as of 13:32 GMT. Also included is some great up and coming honorable mentions found in the top 100. UK 01. Super Mario Party (Nintendo) 02. Overcooked! Special Edition (Team 17) 03. Undertale (8-4) 04. Minecraft (Mojang / Microsoft) 05. Mega Man 11 (Capcom) 06. The Way Remastered (SONKA) 07. Stardew Valley (Chucklefish) 08. Hollow Knight (Team Cherry) 09. SEGA AGES: Sonic The Hedgehog (Sega) 10. Overcooked! 2 (Team 17) | 20% Off 11. Worms W.M.D. (Team 17) 12. Mark of the Ninja: Remastered (Klei Entertainment) 13. The World Ends with You – Final Remix – (Nintendo) 14. The Escapists 2 (Team 17) 15. Plague Road (Arcade Distillery) | 91% Off 16. Rocket League (Psyonix) 17. […]

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Nintendo eShop Charts – September 15th, 2018

Nintendo eShop Charts – September 15th, 2018

It’s time for a post-Nintendo Direct update on the eShop rankings! Let’s take a look at the Top 30s in UK, Japan and USA for the period between September 1st to September 15th, 2018. Once again Minecraft, Hollow Knight, and Human Fall Flat top off the top 5’s… but Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD, Cities: Skylines, also Surgeon Simulator, Undertale’s constant surge (and release in Japan) all made a strong showing. UK 01. Minecraft (Mojang / Microsoft) 02. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) 03. Into the Breach (Subset Games) 04. Rocket League (Psyonix) 05. Human Fall Flat (Curve) 06. Hollow Knight (Team Cherry) 07. Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (Square Enix) | 40% Off 08. Brawl (QubicGames) | 90% Off 09. Stardew Valley (Chucklefish) 10. Robonauts (QubicGames) | 88% Off 11. Splatoon 2 (Nintendo) 12. Dead Cells (Motion Twin) 13. Hyper Light Drifter – Special Edition (Abylight) 14. […]

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