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Over 10m Nintendo DS handhelds have been sold in the UK, making the gadget Blighty’s favourite console of all time. Newly released figures from market watcher GfK Chart-Track have revealed that 10.05m DSs have crossed the counter since the console first went on sale in the UK almost five years ago. Sony’s PlayStation 2 was, …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Your forgetting most of these people bought it for brain training, so it's not the uks favourite, it's just that there are 10 million thick people who bought it because Patrick Stewart and chris tarrent were in the adverts

    1. Anonymous Coward

      Sneaky maths

      Add up all the types of DS and claim it's sold a few more than one type of Playstation. By the same logic as Nintendo use, lets add up PS1, PSone, PS2, PS2Slim, PS3, PS3Slim, PSP, PSPGo and see if Playstation has outsold DS shall we?

  2. Tony Smith, Editor, Reg Hardware (Written by Reg staff)

    Re: Sneaky maths

    I'm sure the PS2 figure includes all varieties of that machine, just as the DS total includes all types of the Nintendo consoles.

    Back in your box, Sony fanboy.

  3. ukuser

    game sale show it all

    have you seen the game sale data on digitiser? it appears that sony is failing everywhere with the charts being dominated by nitendo & microsoft!

    1(1) New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)

    2(4) Wii Sports Resort (Wii)

    3(3) Wii Fit Plus (Wii)

    4(2) COD: Modern Warfare 2 (360)

    5(5) Assassin's Creed II (360)

    6(6) COD: Modern Warfare 2 (PS3)

    7(8) Mario & Sonic Winter Olympics Wii

    8(7) Assassin's Creed II (PS3)

    9(9) FIFA 10 (360)

    10(10)FIFA 10 (PS3)

    1(-) New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)

    2(-) Phantasy Star Portable 2 (PSP)

    3(-) Gundam Vs. Gundam Next Plus (PSP)

    4(-) Samurai Warriors 3 (Wii)

    5(1) Professor Layton 4 (DS)

    6(2) Friend Collection (DS)

    7(-) PokePark Wii (Wii)

    8(3) Pokemon SoulSilver/HeartGold (DS)

    9(4) Wii Fit Plus (Wii)

    10(-) Assassin's Creed II (PS3)

    1(-) Uncharted 2 (PS3)

    2(-) Wii Fit Plus (Wii)

    3(-) Borderlands (360)

    4(2) Wii Sports Resort (Wii)

    5(-) NBA 2K10 (360)

    6(1) Halo 3: ODST (360)

    7(-) NBA 2K10 (PS3)

    8(-) Forza Motorsport 3 (360)

    9(12)Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (DS)

    10(-) FIFA 10 (360)

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