Gaming & Technology

Weekly video game stats and sales

Top games

Week of Feb. 23:

1. Devil May Cry 4, Xbox 360, 81,190 units sold, 566,932 to date

2. Wii Sports, Wii, 78,975, 9.44 million

3. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Xbox 360, 76,616, 3.41 million

4. Wii Play, Wii, 69,640, 4.89 million

5. Devil May Cry 4, PS3, 62,364, 343,660

6. Lost Odyssey, Xbox 360, 50,516, 151,793

7. Rock Band, Xbox 360, 44,576, 945,927

8. Super Mario Galaxy, Wii, 44,482, 3.17 million

9. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Xbox 360, 39,125, 2 million

10. Link's Crossbow Training, Wii, 38,937, 937,176

Console sales

Week of Feb. 23:

1. Nintendo DS: 116,674 units sold

2. Sony PS3: 94,106

3. Xbox 360: 87,569

4. Nintendo Wii: 78,975

5. Sony PS2: 64,075

6. Sony PSP: 55,881

7. Nintendo Game Boy Advance: 3,519

8. Nintendo GameCube: 98

Making news

"MGS 4,' "Mass Effect' dates set

The widely anticipated Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots will be available June 12. The PC version of Mass Effect will be released May 6.

Price fixing on DS Lite?

Japanese news service Jiji Press reported last week that Japan's Fair Trade Commission has raided Sharp Corp. and Hitachi, companies that have been the targets of allegations that they fixed prices on the Nintendo DS Lite's LCD screens.

EA extends deal with NFL

Video game news site GameSpot reported last week that Electronic Arts has extended its exclusive contract to produce NFL games through the 2012 season.

Sony's Harrison steps down

Sony announced last week that Phil Harrison, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, has resigned.

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