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Old 03-12-2009, 03:35 AM   #1
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Nintendo DS reaches 100M mark

Just as Wii Sports has become the best-selling game to appear on one console (Tetris is the real overall record holder with sales exceeding 55 million, including the original on PC, NES and Gameboy) the Nintendo DS has become the 4th console to exceed 100m sales. The DS is now 2 million of the original PlayStation, 18m off the original GameBoy and 50 million off the PS2.

Looks like Nintendo have become king on both fronts once again!
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Old 03-12-2009, 12:10 PM   #2
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Very impressive. And with the DSi coming out soon, that number will climb.
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Old 03-12-2009, 12:12 PM   #3
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(Tetris is the real overall record holder with sales exceeding 55 million, including the original on PC, NES and Gameboy)
Incorrect, the best seller only counts for on one console, it can't count for sales on every console...
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Old 03-12-2009, 01:59 PM   #4
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Yea, if Tetris is on multiple consoles, it has a big advantage. Not saying on 2 but it's on like, what, 4?

BTW, I knew the DS would get to this point. I doubt the DSi will sell much, but I'd like to see.
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I do see your point. But I can't just say "that doesn't count" because it has a supreme advantage. Or "I" can'tmake the ultimate decision to which idea rules over you, is up to you
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I do see your point. But I can't just say "that doesn't count" because it has a supreme advantage. Or "I" can'tmake the ultimate decision to which idea rules over you, is up to you
No, you can say "it doesn't count," because it doesn't. Tetris is not the real record holder.
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No, you can say "it doesn't count," because it doesn't. Tetris is not the real record holder.
I'd try to convince you otherwise, but seeing as you always stay with your own opinion, forget it.

Either way, this is about the news that the DS has reached 100m sales, not a flamefest. And I sincerely don't want to get into an agruement over something so trivial.
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Leave it to Nintendo to make the highest selling console and the highest selling handheld. I don't expect the DS to exceed the sales of the GameBoy, any time soon.
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Leave it to Nintendo to make the highest selling console and the highest selling handheld. I don't expect the DS to exceed the sales of the GameBoy, any time soon.
I do, people just keep buying it, and eventually it will. It just takes time.
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Are they talking about the GameBoy, GameBoy Color, Game Boy Advance, GameBoy Advance SP and GameBoy Pocket?
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