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An Interesting Visualization: Video Game Sales in First Week of Release

For video game fans it is interesting to see what games are most popular and compare that information to their own beliefs about what games are the best.  This visualization from Many Eyes shows video game sales during first week of the biggest titles in the last decade. As you can see the Call of Duty franchise has taken the crown with Call of Duty: Black Ops for Xbox 360 but surprisingly Pokemon Black and White for Nintendo DS took a close second place. Another interesting aspect of this visulaization that video game fans will recognize is that video game sales have increased with newer releases demonstrating the growing popularity and interest in video games worldwide.

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  1. October 31, 2011 at 6:05 AM

    Why is Pokemon Black and White a surprise?

  2. October 31, 2011 at 8:05 PM

    Battlefield 3..

  3. October 31, 2011 at 8:08 PM

    As a first-person shooter, Battlefield 3 SHOULD (but won’t) be more popular than Black Ops. Though Modern Warfare 3 will counter BF3. Battlefield vs. Modern Warfare, what do you think?

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