No real surprise there, if a power fantasy where you summarily dispatch a dictator in the first five minutes (or dictator’s body double, but who’s counting) and get to meet JFK won’t sell nothing will. Just put the fact that this thing sold more than Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Planescape Torment, Super Mario Galaxy and basically any game with a heart and/or a brain ever made out of your thoughts. Now you know just how record store hipsters feel when X-Factor comes on.
This little nugget of information came by way of NPD, who have also released their list of top ten best selling games for the month.
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds
- Just Dance 2
- NBA 2K11
- Dead Space 2
- Zumba Fitness: Join the Party
- Killzone 3
- Michael Jackson: The Experience
- Mario Sports Mix
I imagine champagne must be flowing at Treyarch HQ, seeing how their game is finally the gold standard FPS cash-cow after all the years of being one-upped by infinity Ward. Of course, they need to top themselves this time around with Modern Warfare 3, but while not very modern, I understand the Lincoln assassination is wide open for the game treatment.