Weekly Video Game Post–August 24, 2010

Weekly Video Game Podcast – August 23, 2010 <61 mins (57.7 MB)>
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  • Jamie Gore and Chris Karpyszyn
  • Apparently, people like football games.
  • I really don’t think go-karting will sell a single copy of Gran Turismo 5
  • Likewise, I don’t think the Corvette license would sell any extra copies of Mario Kart
  • I apologize for the audio issues. I’ve been having problems with my recording software. The podcast is still plenty listenable but instead of sort-of FM quality this week, the podcast is really-like AM quality.
  • Continue reading for sales figures from the week of July 31 and other stuff (all sales figures come from www.vgchartz.com)

Video Game Sales for the Week of August 14, 2010





Sales of the Week

Weeks of Release

1 Xbox 360 Madden NFL 11 EA Sports 543k new
2 PS3 Madden NFL 11 EA Sports 446k new
3 Wii Madden NFL 11 EA Sports 92k new
4 PS2 Madden NFL 11 EA Sports 62k new
5 PSP Madden NFL 11 EA Sports 42k new
6 Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 Nintendo 33k 12
7 Wii New Super Mario Bros. Wii Nintendo 31k 39
8 Xbox 360 Call of Duty:
Modern Warfare 2
Activision 29k 40
9 Wii Wii Fit Plus Nintendo 28k 21
10 Wii Just Dance Ubisoft 23k 38

This Past Week’s Video Game Reviews on Madness Brewing

Nintendo 64 – Mario Kart 64
Nintendo Entertainment System – Gradius
Sega Genesis – Golden Axe

This Week’s Retail Game Releases

(click title for trailers)

Microsoft Xbox 360 – Mafia II
Nintendo DS – Crazy Pig
– Grease
– Ivy the Kiwi?
– Little Bears
Nintendo Wii – Grease
– Gunblade NY and LA Machine Guns 
  Arcade Hits Pack
– Ivy the Kiwi?
– NHL 2K11
Sony Playstation 3 – Mafia II

Last Week’s Downloadable Game Release

(click title for trailers)

Microsoft Xbox 360 – Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Nintendo DS – 3D Mahjong
– Divergent Shift
– Just Sing! National Anthems
– my Notebook: Carbon, Pearl, and Tan
Nintendo Wii – A Monsteca Corral:
  Monsters vs. Robots
– Space Trek
Sony Playstation 3 – Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter (Mini)
– Top Gun
Sony Playstation Portable – Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter (Mini)

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