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  • Blog Post: Nielsen: Majority Of PS3 Users' Time Spend On Media

    Console gamers can do more than play games on their systems – that much we all know – but the extent to which players are doing so may surprise you, particularly on the PlayStation 3. According to a Nielsen survey, PS3 users spent more time in 2012 using the console as a media device than... More
  • Blog Post: Nielsen's Most Anticipated Holiday Games

    Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Halo 4, and Just Dance 4 are the three most anticipated console games by platform, according to the latest data released by Nielsen today. The only PlayStation 3 exclusive title to make Sony's list was LittleBigPlanet Karting, which came in at #10. There were no exclusive... More
  • Blog Post: Halo 4 Tops Nielsen's Most Anticipated Games List

    There's no shortage of blockbuster games coming out this year and one online study has ranked the most anticipated titles. According to a study conducted by Nielsen, Halo 4 is the most anticipated game for the Xbox 360, while Black Ops II holds the second spot on the 360 and the first spot on the... More
  • Blog Post: Nielsen Ranks The Most Anticipated Games Of 2012

    Nielsen has ranked the games that gamers are most excited about this year, and the results aren't surprising. In the lead for Xbox 360 is Halo 4. On the PlayStation 3, Assassin's creed III. On the Wii, people are excited about Madden 2013. Surprisingly low on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3's... More
  • Blog Post: Over Half Of U.S. Households Have A Modern Console

    According to data-tracking giant Nielsen , gaming is on the rise. The numbers show that gamers in the U.S. are spending more time and money on video games. One of the most interesting figures is the fact that over half of U.S. households – 56 percent – own at least one current-generation... More
  • Blog Post: Modern Warfare 3 Tops Nielsen's Most-Wanted List

    Handicapping the holiday horse race is always a favorite pastime of gamers (check out our own musings on the subject in yesterday's GI podcast ), and survey data collector Nielsen has released its own list of the top 20 games people are excited about this holiday season. Not surprisingly, Call of... More
  • Blog Post: Nielsen: Half Of Netflix Streaming Is On Game Consoles

    It looks as though Netflix has successfully infiltrated game consoles, according to a recent survey from the Nielsen Company. According to the data, one half of Netflix's streaming-video consumers access that video content through their Wii, PS3, or Xbox 360. That's in stark contrast to rival... More
  • Blog Post: Nielsen Reports Shoppers Shifting Away From Video Gaming

    Remember those heady days when the video-game industry considered itself to be recession proof? It was certainly nice to hear, but apparently consumer spending doesn't seem to be bearing out that blustery talk. According to a recent report by the Nielsen Company, the economy is causing people to... More
  • Blog Post: Nielsen: Nearly 3/4 Of U.S. Households Own A Gaming Device

    Fact: A percentage of households in the United States own video-game console. OK, that didn't have quite the effect I was going for. Let's try that again. Did you know that females play video games? It's a fact. Nielsen has released a sheet filled with actual media facts in anticipation of... More
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