2002: Financial Results

NPDTechWorld has announced the profits of North American videogame industry for the first ten months of 2002. The total profit was 956 million dollars against 945 million dollars for the same period of time in 2001. At the same time 41.6 million game copies were sold in 2002 (against 44.4 million in 2001). What this means is that extra profit was made only through price increases... They've also published the ten top selling games of 2002... The Sims: Vacation is at #1, Warcraft 3 is #2, while the original The Sims is #3... Read full article for the full listing.
1) The Sims: Vacation (Electronic Arts) 2) WarCraft 3: Reign of Chaos (Vivendi Universal Publishing) 3) The Sims (Electronic Arts) 4) Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (Electronic Arts) 5) The Sims: Hot Date (Electronic Arts) 6) Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone (Electronic Arts) 7) RollerCoaster Tycoon (Infogrames Entertainment) 8) The Sims: Unleashed (Electronic Arts) 9) Neverwinter Nights (Infogrames Entertainment) 10) Zoo Tycoon (Microsoft)