Entries in 'npd group' (24)

Australians spent over $2bn on games in 2013; Digital catching physical sales

Australians spent over $2bn on games in 2013; Digital catching physical sales

Huge growth in digital sales in 2013 sees the Australian video and computer games industry valued at over $2 billion.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 13th 2014 at 12:06PM in News
Xbox One pips PS4 in the US in December

Xbox One pips PS4 in the US in December

NPD figures confirm Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US in December.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jan 20th 2014 at 9:45AM in News
Andrew Milgate departs NPD Group

Andrew Milgate departs NPD Group

One of the most active voices in Australian game market data, Andrew Milgate has been with NPD Group for seven years.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 8th 2013 at 4:33PM in News
Sales reporting becoming 'Outdated', says IGEA

Sales reporting becoming 'Outdated', says IGEA

NPD numbers being reported by Screen Australia say that peripherals are the lone growth sector of the games industry, with console hardware and software sales providing the bulk of the ...

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 5th 2013 at 3:26PM in News

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20% of Aussie game purchases made online, says NPD

20% of Aussie game purchases made online, says NPD

NPD Group is stating that during all-important December last year, one in five customers was going online for their purchase.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Apr 19th 2013 at 12:55PM in News
Average game prices in 2012 fall by more in Australia than in any year since 2004

Average game prices in 2012 fall by more in Australia than in any year since 2004

Average prices in Australia have been falling significantly in 2012, now representing an all-time highest drop for the industry.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 14th 2013 at 12:51PM in News
New Zealand's 2012 charts show marked differences to Australia's top ten

New Zealand's 2012 charts show marked differences to Australia's top ten

Following on from the Australian Top Ten Charts just announced, here's the New Zealand top ten with some surprising differences.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 13th 2013 at 3:11PM in News
Australian top ten charts for 2012 are here

Australian top ten charts for 2012 are here

No surprises that Call of Duty has taken the top spot, but here are the full top ten charts for software in Australia from NPD Group...

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 13th 2013 at 3:03PM in News

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Playstation 3 wins the hardware battle in Australia in 2012

Playstation 3 wins the hardware battle in Australia in 2012

Following on from the release of the 2012 sales trends by the iGEA this morning, Sony Computer Entertainment has some news of its own.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 13th 2013 at 11:29AM in News
iGEA, GDAA, Telsyte explain the 2012 figures

iGEA, GDAA, Telsyte explain the 2012 figures

As with last year's numbers, the figures which show a decline in year-on-year sales are largely offset by the projections for digital.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 13th 2013 at 11:25AM in News
2012 Aussie retail sales figures are in

2012 Aussie retail sales figures are in

NPD Group and the iGEA have reported that Australia saw AUD$1.161 billion in traditional retail sales for 2012.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 13th 2013 at 10:53AM in News
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is undefeated in the New Zealand charts.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is undefeated in the New Zealand charts.

The Q3 (ending Week 39) charts for New Zealand are in, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has taken number one.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 30th 2012 at 10:12AM in News

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Diablo III is the top dog for Q3 in Australia

Diablo III is the top dog for Q3 in Australia

The results are in for Q3 this year (ending in week 39), and Blizzard has beaten out Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for pole position.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 30th 2012 at 9:57AM in News
2006 CHARTS: The big launch hits of the Wii

2006 CHARTS: The big launch hits of the Wii

Let's go back in time a little and take a look at what the big games were in 2006, when Nintendo's Wii console was first launched.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 29th 2012 at 4:05PM in News
Darksiders 2 hits number one in its launch week

Darksiders 2 hits number one in its launch week

THQ Asia-Pacific has announced via its Facebook and Twitter accounts that Darksiders 2 went to number one in its week of launch.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 18th 2012 at 4:31PM in News
Top Ten Sellers of 2012 in New Zealand

Top Ten Sellers of 2012 in New Zealand

Following on from Australia's results, MCV looks at the surprising NPD Group top ten sellers of 2012 so far in New Zealand.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 9:10AM in News

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Top Ten sellers in 2012 so far in Australia

Top Ten sellers in 2012 so far in Australia

NPD Group has supplied MCV with the list of top selling games for the first half of 2012, with Blizzard's Diablo III taking pole position.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 31st 2012 at 9:00AM in News
Aussie retail 2012 sales down 19% on 2011 so far

Aussie retail 2012 sales down 19% on 2011 so far

Total retail sales in 2012 for the first half of the year have reached $465.6 million in Australia, compared with $578.6 million last year.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 31st 2012 at 8:45AM in News
NPD Group weighs in on historical pricing

NPD Group weighs in on historical pricing

Andrew Milgate, an analyst for NPD Group Australia, has written a guest article for MCV today looking back over the shift in console pricing over time...

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 10th 2012 at 10:41AM in News
The missing digital factor in 2011's AU/NZ sales

The missing digital factor in 2011's AU/NZ sales

NPD Group sales figures for 2011 were released earlier this week, which didn't include digital sales or other online services.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 10th 2012 at 10:27AM in News
Top Ten games of 2011 in New Zealand

Top Ten games of 2011 in New Zealand

Modern Warfare 3 wins out in New Zealand as well, but the back half of the 2011 top ten is mixed up a bit.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 9th 2012 at 1:50PM in News
New Zealand 2011 retail sales reach almost NZD$180 million

New Zealand 2011 retail sales reach almost NZD$180 million

NPD Group data has been released, and the iGEA has confirmed NZD$179.6 million in NZ retail sales for 2011.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 9th 2012 at 1:36PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 best-selling game of 2011 in Australia

Modern Warfare 3 best-selling game of 2011 in Australia

NPD Group has issued its list of the top ten selling games of 2011 at Australian retail by unit sales.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 6th 2012 at 1:42PM in News
Playstation 3 #1 for home console sales so far in 2011

Playstation 3 #1 for home console sales so far in 2011

Sony has announced that NPD Group Australia data has Playstation 3 as the year's #1 selling home console so far this year. The data is in units sold and looks at ...

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 4:28PM in News