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PlayStation Vita sees massive sales increase in Japan

It hasn’t been the easiest road for Sony’s PlayStation Vita, but the recent price cut introduced in Japan that lowered the handheld’s cost to ¥20,000 has resulted in an undeniable sales spike. There were rumblings that the Vita had sold four times more systems in the week after the price cut than the week prior, but Gematsu has […]Read More

Industry News

Digital sales up 16 percent in 2012

The NPD group has released some interesting numbers about US video games sales in 2012. While physical sales were down 21%, digital sales increased by an impressive 16 percent. Digital content in this instance meaning “full game and add-on content downloads, subscriptions, mobile games and social network games.” Sadly that still leads to an overall […]Read More

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Video game market takes 9% hit in 2012

2012 was a year of financial polarity. For some, like Take-Two interactive with its 148% profit increase, it was a year of great growth. For others, like the studio once-known as THQ, it was a year of unfortunate failure. Despite the ends of the spectrum, NPD Group–a market research firm–has compiled a report that estimates […]Read More

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Black Friday 2012 deals roundup

It’s that time of year again, where the roasting of turkeys and Uncle Leo’s stale cologne permeates the air and invades your nostrils. And what would a Thanksgiving season be without ridiculous sales and the trampling of others to get the last Tickle-Me Elmo? Well, here at StickSkills, we’ve got your collective backs when it comes to […]Read More