NPD: Non-Traditional Games Spending Tops Retail in Third Quarter of 2011

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JohnP

I tell you one thing. Steam's blowout holiday deals just upped my games with them by about 50 or 60! $2.49 for a two year old A game? Yes please, make that two.

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TommM

I wonder if they've considered that maybe consumers have hit the saturation point with consoles.  Whoever wanted an XBox/Wii/PS3 now has one along with all the peripherals that go with them.  If they want to ramp up sales, they need to come out with the next generation boxes.

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Holly Golightly

To be honest with you, I do not think they are willing to bring forth the next generation of consoles just yet because of the Kinect and Move. Of course, we have the upcoming Nintendo Wii-U.

Still the sales number is impressive within itself. I have spend like crazy on PC gaming sales. PC games have been dropping as high as 90% off. I have purchased popular games from $2 to $10. It is insane really.

Ugh, the next generation of consoles will still hold us back. They will come with dated hardware, and limited performance. At this point, I am "meh" about them. None the less, I am glad to see PC gaming growing in popularity.

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