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It would appear that the game is well on its way

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The 1.4 million figure does not include digital sales such as Steam or downloads via PlayStation Network miami heats snapback, so its unclear what the real total is, but Borderlands 2 is certainly performing well so far. NPD noted yesterday that it exceeded the first months unit sales of the first Borderlands (October 2009) by 234 percent. Schachters forecast had been estimating 3 million unit sales worldwide of Borderlands 2 in the September quarter (including PC sales). It would appear that the game is well on its way. The title is also slated to ship in Japan in a couple weeks, so it may receive another slight boost from that release. Theres also a chance still that Gearbox could bring the title to Wii U, as the developer does appear to like the upcoming Nintendo console. On the flip side of the NPD data spectrum, Joystiq has word that Majescos Kinect-exclusive dribbling trainer NBA Baller Beats sold an anemic 3,000 copies in its debut month. Developed by Nova Scotia-based HB Studios, Baller Beats comes packaged with a full-size Spalding basketball and has a licensed soundtrack featuring the likes of Kanye West, Run DMC, Them Crooked Vultures, Busta Rhymes, and Common.The beats are beat but the only other NBA game in town is doing quite well. Publisher Majescos Kinect-enabled basketball-handling game NBA Baller Beats sold only 3,000 copies in the U.S. in its release month of September, the NPD industry research group told Joystiq. The Xbox 360 game released on September 11 with its own basketball, which players could use to dribble to the beat of various songs. Its certainly an original idea, though the many potential problems in actually playing the game (tearing up thick carpet in front of your TV, losing a ball and breaking said TV, driving downstairs neighbors to Tell-Tale Heart depths of madness) might have been a limiting factor. In other basketball gaming news,miami heats snapback Hats Sports NBA 2K13 sold 49 percent more in its first week than previous franchise record-holder NBA 2K11 did, IGN reports.

NBA Live, its former competition from EA Sports,Miami Heat Hats is taking another year off for quality concerns.La Toya Jackson and Bret Michaels have signed up for an all-star version of US television show Celebrity Apprentice. The sister of late King of Pop Michael Jackson and the Poison rocker will return to the programme along with 12 other past contestants. They include country music star Trace Adkins, magician Penn Jillette, actress Marilu Henner and Apprentice sensation Omarosa. Also on hand will be NBA Hall-of-Famer Dennis Rodman and Playmate of the Year Brande Roderick. The contenders will be facing host Donald Trump in the Celebrity Apprentice boardroom in March. Its the 13th season for the series, which premiered in 2004. The colossal FIFA 13 defended against strong competition from Resident Evil 6 to retain the UK chart top spot this week. Resi 6, second, was released last Tuesday and recorded the fourth biggest launch of 2012. Resi 5 debuted in first place but launched well away from the autumn mega-brands in March. Just Dance 4 debuted this week in fourth. The brilliant Borderlands 2 managed to take third. F1 2012 was fifth, followed perhaps bizarrely by a basketball game, NBA 2K13, which entered sixth. Guitar teaching music game Rocksmith held strung in seventh (sorry), followed by Skyrim, PES 2013 and Sleeping Dogs. The 33-year-old is a free agent after leaving the Atlanta Hawks following his career-worst season, when he averaged 5.3 points and 16 minutes per game. But he is a long-time star in China on account of his Houston Rockets partnership with Yao Ming and, after failing to secure a guaranteed NBA contract for this season, Yahoo! Sports US claims he has elected to accept a money-spinning offer in Asia instead of trying to make a roster in training camp. The move would come as no great surprise, given that he regularly undergoes promotional tours in China. Chinas season finishes in March,NFL Snapback Hats meaning he could then join an NBA side in time for the play-offs.

McGrady had failed to earn a contract with either the San Antonio Spurs or the New York Knicks after spending time training with both franchises. NCAA Snapback Hats has played for the Knicks before in the 2010 season, after which he spent time at Detroit before joining Atlanta. McGradys golden years came at Orlando Magic, who he joined from Toronto, and Houston, where he stayed for six years and formed a lethal partnership with Yao. Ellison, who recently bought a Hawaiian island, is interested in a potential bid for Anschutz Entertainment Group, owned by fellow billionaire Phil Anschutz, according to two people with knowledge of the situation. Ellisons interest in AEG, whose owner wants initial bids in the $10 billion range, is preliminary, the sources said. One of the attractions for Ellison, the third wealthiest man in America who has previously tried to buy sports teams and failed, is that AEG would allow him to buy and relocate a National Football League team to Los Angeles. The auction for AEG has just started, with investment bankers at Blackstone Advisory Partners sending initial information to bidders earlier this week. The information memorandum, which describes the business but has no financial information, was expected to go to dozens of parties. Ellison was expected to receive the information memorandum this week, one of the sources said. Representatives for Ellison, Anschutz and Blackstone declined to comment. Ellisons name adds to a growing list of billionaires, trade buyers, private equity firms, investment firms and sovereign wealth funds showing an initial interest in the business. AEGs assets include stakes in the Los Angeles Lakers NBA franchise, the LA Kings pro hockey team,NBA Snapback Hats more than 100 worldwide entertainment and sports venues, and the AEG Live concert promotion business.





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