Friday, May 7, 2010

Madness Brewing Video Game Post – May 6, 2010


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Weekly Video Game Podcast – May 6, 2010 <119 mins (108 MB)>
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  • Jamie Gore and Chris Karpyszyn
  • It’s been awhile but this might be our best podcast ever (definitely the longest)
  • This is the podcast and post that Windows Live Writer doesn’t want you to see (seriously…how can a saved file that I was in the middle of working on just decide to vanish)
  • Activision and Bungie, sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G!
  • All our sales data comes from www.vgchartz.com
  • Continue reading for this past week’s release dates and expanded sales figure


Video Game Sales for the Week of April 24, 2010

Rank
Console
Title
Publisher
Sales of the Week
Weeks of Release
1 Wii Monster Hunter Tri Capcom 111k new
2 PS3 Pokemon HeartGold/
SoulSilver
Nintendo 104k 6
3 Xbox 360 Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction Ubisoft 98k 2
4 Wii New Super Mario Bros. Wii Nintendo 78k 23
5 Wii Wii Fit Plus Nintendo 58k 29
6 Xbox 360 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Activision 56k 24
7 PS3 God of War III SCEA 56k 6
8 Xbox 360 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 EA 49k 8
9 PS3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Activision 43k 24
10 PS3 LittleBigPlanet SCEA 38k 79
158 Xbox 360 Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper DreamCatcher 4k new
174 DS Dementium II SouthPeak 4k new
179 DS Mind Over Matter 505 Games 4k new
196 Wii All Star Karate THQ 4k new

Reviews and Other Junk

This Week’s Video Game Reviews - Monopoly (PSP Mini)
- Muramasa: The Demon Blade (Wii)
This Week’s Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees - Duck Hunt (Arcade)

Retail Game Releases for This Week (click title for trailers)



Microsoft Xbox 360 - Iron Man 2
Nintendo DS - Iron Man 2
- Jane’s Hotel
- Picross 3D
- Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails
Nintendo Wii - Dance Sensation!
- Iron Man 2
- Reader Rabbit 1st Grade
- Reader Rabbit Kindergarten
- Thomas and Friends: Hero of the Rails
Sony PS3 - Iron Man 2
Sony PSP - Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake
- Iron Man 2
- What Did I Ever Do to Deserve This, My Lord!? 2

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Monday, May 3, 2010

Weekly Video Game Post – April 10, 2010

Weekly Video Game Podcast – Apr. 10, 2010 <83 mins (75.5 MB)>
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  • Jamie Gore, Chris Karpyszyn and Steve Wood
  • This is the 50th podcast on the site. We’re just getting started…
  • I’ve scientifically proved that Sega sucks. Yay science!
  • Mario vs. Sam Fisher. Winner: EVERYONE!
  • All our sales data comes from www.vgchartz.com
  • Continue reading for this past week’s release dates and expanded sales figure

Video Game Sales for the Week of
March 27, 2010

Rank Console Title Publisher Sales of the Week Weeks of Release
1 DS Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver Nintendo 363k 2
2 PS3 God of War 3 SCEA 180k 2
3 Xbox 360 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 EA 135k 4
4 DS Zhu Zhu Pets Activision 120k new
5 Xbox 360 Just Cause Square Enix 101k new
6 PS3 Final Fantasy XIII Square Enix 89k 3
7 Wii New Super Mario Bros. Wii Nintendo 87k 19
8 Xbox 360 Final Fantasy XIII Square Enix 79k 3
9 PS3 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 EA 63k 4
10 PS3 Just Cause Square Enix 62k new
11 Wii Red Steel 2 Ubisoft 56k new
26 DS Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Atlus 19k new
67 DS Bakugan: Battle Trainer Activision 9k new
157 Xbox 360 MotoGP 09/10 Capcom 5k new
176 DS How to Train Your Dragon Activision 5k new


Reviews and Other Junk

This Week’s Video Game Reviews Altered Beast (Genesis)
Digi-Tiles (PSP Mini)
Legend of Kunoichi (PSP Mini)
Smashbreak (PSP Mini)
This Week’s Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees Asteroids (Arcade-Atari)
Ghosts ‘n’ Goblins (Arcade-Capcom)
Paperboy (Arcade-Atari)
Pitfall! (Atari 2600-Activision)
Super Mario Bros. (NES-Nintendo)

Game Releases This Week (click title for trailers)




Nintendo DS Game & Watch: Helmet (DSiWare)
Game & Watch: Manhole (DSiWare)
Game & Watch: Vermin (DSiWare)
Montessori Music
Mr. Driller: Drill Till You Drop (DSiWare)
Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville
Nintendo Wii City Builder
Fishie Fishie (WiiWare)
Learning with the PooYoos: Episode 2 (WiiWare)
Sony PS3 Freekscape (PSN-Mini)
XS Airboat Racing (PSN-PSX)
Sony PSP Freekscape (PSN-Mini)
King of Pool (PSN)
XS Airboat Racing (PSN-PSX)

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