February NPD: Dead Space 3 on top, Aliens: Colonial Marines in sixth

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February NPD: Dead Space 3 on top, Aliens: Colonial Marines in sixth
Dead Space 3 outsold Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 in February to snag the No. 1 spot, throwing the latter to No. 2, according to the NPD's US sales data. Following those, in descending order, are Crysis 3, NBA 2K13, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and the critically lambasted Aliens: Colonial Marines. Check out the full list at the very bottom of all these figures.

Total physical video game sales in February, including software, hardware and accessories, totaled $810 million, down 25 percent from February 2012. The NPD estimates used games and rental sales hit $90 million, while digital transactions made $319 million, bringing total sales for the month to $1.2 billion.

All consoles saw increased sales from January to February, with the Wii U up 40 percent and Vita up 30 percent. Xbox 360 sold 302,000 units in February and topped US hardware sales for the 26th month in a row, Microsoft made sure to point out.
  1. Dead Space 3
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  3. Crysis 3
  4. NBA 2K13
  5. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
  6. Aliens: Colonial Marines
  7. Just Dance 4
  8. Far Cry 3
  9. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time
  10. Madden NFL 13
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February NPD: Dead Space 3 on top, Aliens: Colonial Marines in sixth