Game sales up 41 percent in July

Posted on Monday, Aug 18 2008 @ 02:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A report by NPD claims sales of video games in the US topped $591 million in July - that's an impressive 41 percent gain over July 2007.

The cumulative video game sales figure for 2008 is now $4.9 billion. Here's a quick look at the ten most popular games in July 2008:
  • 1. NCAA Football 2009 (360): 398,000
  • 2. Wii Fit (Wii): 370,000
  • 3. Guitar Hero: On Tour (DS): 310,000
  • 4. Wii Play (Wii): 284,000
  • 5. NCAA Football 2009 (PS3): 243,000
  • 6. Soul Calibur IV (360): 219,000
  • 7. Mario Kart Wii (Wii): 175,000
  • 8. Rock Band (Wii): 166,000
  • 9. Soul Calibur IV (PS3): 156,000
  • 10. Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution (360): 148,000


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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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