• Breath of the Wild is the best-selling Zelda game of all time

    3 monthes ago - By Pocket Gamer

    Nintendo announced it's official sales numbers for the 2017 fiscal year today, revealing that Breath of the Wild has now become the best-selling Legend of Zelda game of all time.
    Breath of the Wild has sold 8.48 million copies on the Switch, and over one million on the Wii U, soundly dethroning former record holder Twilight Princess , which sold 8.85 million copies across both the GameCube and Wii. Breath of the Wild was an instant success, and a welcome departure from previous Zelda games, cementing a place for the series in a new generation of video games. It's also one of the few games...
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  • Microsoft Q3 FY18 Earnings: Gaming revenue increases 18% driven by Xbox software and services

    Microsoft Q3 FY18 Earnings: Gaming revenue increases 18% driven by Xbox software and services

    3 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Microsoft has released its Q3 FY18 earnings report today and the company's gaming revenue continues to be strong. Though it's less than last quarter due to the timeframe of Q2 falling during the holiday season, Xbox's revenue still grew year-over-year. Microsoft hasn't revealed the total number of Xbox consoles sold in years now, but the...
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  • Microsoft Q3 FY18 Earnings: Revenue was $26.8 billion and Operating income was $8.3 billion

    3 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Microsoft today reported its latest quarter financial results. Microsoft's EPS and sales numbers were well ahead of analysts estimates, EPS was $0.95 against the estimate of $0.85 and the revenue was $26.8B against the estimate of $25.77B. Operating income was $8.3 billion and increased 23%. Once again, Microsoft's results were driven by solid financial results...
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  • Microsoft FY18 Q3 earnings: $26.8 billion in revenue with Surface surge, cloud growth

    Microsoft FY18 Q3 earnings: $26.8 billion in revenue with Surface surge, cloud growth

    3 monthes ago - By Windows Central

    Revenues for Microsoft's third quarter hit $26.8 backed once again by solid cloud growth.
    Microsoft today released its earnings report for FY18 Q3 , showing revenues of $26.8 billion and $7.4 billion in net income. That's up from the same period a year ago, during which Microsoft brought in $23.2 billion in revenue and $5.5 billion in net income.
    Here are the highlights from this quarter's release:
    Revenue was $26.8 billion and increased 16%
    Operating income was $8.3 billion and increased 23%
    Net income was $7.4 billion and increased 35%
    Diluted earnings per share was $0.95 and increased...
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  • Nintendo Just Grabbed An Exciting List Of Game Trademarks

    Nintendo Just Grabbed An Exciting List Of Game Trademarks

    3 monthes ago - By GeekTyrant

    As the Nintendo Switch fan base continued to grow, so does the library of games that are available to download. While there have been some surprising games to make it on to the latest Nintendo platform, but it's been nothing compared to the indie games available. The more popular of the games available on the Nintendo Switch store are classic titles that have been ported into today's gaming generation. Continuing to provide Switch owners with classic titles from their childhood, or perhaps their parents childhood, Nintendo has claimed trademarks in Japan for some of their iconic games. The...
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  • The Nintendo Switch sold 17.8 million units in 1 year - more than the Wii U sold in 5

    The Nintendo Switch sold 17.8 million units in 1 year - more than the Wii U sold in 5

    3 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Nintendo today released its fiscal earnings for 2017, which includes details about the Switch's sales - and how the console drove Nintendo's profits up by 500 percent in just one year. In terms of hard numbers, the Switch has sold 17.79 million units, moving more copies of itself in the first year of its existence Nintendo's previous console, the Wii U, moved in its entire life. While that number doesn't come near to beating the Wii's sales - over 100 million units sold over its whole lifespan - it is safe to say Nintendo's gamble on the mobile/stationary combination console...
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  • Nintendo Releases Sales Numbers For Games And Switch In Earnings Report

    Nintendo Releases Sales Numbers For Games And Switch In Earnings Report

    3 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    Early this morning, Nintendo released its earnings report for the last financial year, which covers the entire lifetime of the Switch and every game released on it. As such, the company has provided numbers for their games, which includes a few surprises.
    Note that in the context of this article, selling is shorthand for a combination of shipping to retailers and digital sales, as most companies consider a copy shipped to retailers as one sold from them to the retailer.
    Worldwide, the best selling title on the Nintendo Switch has been Super Mario Odyssey, selling just over ten million...
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