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Monthly stats for January

U.S. Video Game Business

January

Software: $676.6 million, up 10 percent from a year ago.

Hardware: $445.4 million, up 17 percent.

Accessories: $209.8 million, up 11 percent.

Total: $1.33 billion, up 13 percent.

Top-selling U.S. games

January

1. Wii Fit: Wii, 777,000 units.

2. Wii Play: Wii, 415,000.

3. Mario Kart Wii: Wii, 292,000.

4. Left 4 Dead: Xbox 360, 243,000.

5. Call of Duty: World at War: Xbox 360, 235,000.

6. Skate 2: Xbox 360, 199,000.

7. Guitar Hero: World Tour: Wii, 155,000.

8. New Super Mario Bros.: DS, 135,000.

9. Mario Kart: DS, 132,000.

10. Lord of the Rings: Conquest: Xbox 360, 113,000.

U.S. Console Sales

January

1. Nintendo Wii: 679,200.

2. Nintendo DS: 510,800.

3. Microsoft Xbox 360: 309,000.

4. Sony PlayStation 3: 203,200.

5. Sony PlayStation Portable: 172,300.

6. Sony PlayStation 2: 101,200.

Source: Data by NPD Group as published on GameSpot.com

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