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Playstation 2, World Of Warcraft, Most Played In January
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Playstation 2, World Of Warcraft, Most Played In January

Nielsen Games released its January 2009 data for top console usage and PC game titles with Playstation 2 and the role-playing game World Of Warcraft topping their respective lists.

Top Game Consoles January 2009

Rank Console Usage

Minutes %

1 PlayStation 2 23.7
2 Wii 20.7
3 Xbox 360 18.2
4 PlayStation 3 9.0
5 Xbox 7.9
6 GameCube 3.3
7 Other 17.2
Source: Nielsen Games – GamePlay Metrics™

Usage Minutes % is the percent of all measured console minutes

“Other” consists of any other console systems found in the home

Top  10 PC Game Titles January 2009

Rank Title Publisher Share Avg. Min

Per Week

TMP%
1 World of Warcraft Blizzard Entertainment 12.090 649 46.560
2 Dark Messiah of Might & Magic Ubisoft 0.978 732 4.403
3 Second Life Linden Lab 1.488 520 3.589
4 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Blizzard Entertainment 1.618 294 2.290
5 Chessmaster Challenge PlayFirst 10.083 63 2.194
6 Spore Electronic Arts Inc. 1.638 262 1.701
7 Bookworm PopCap Games 3.305 128 1.621
8 StarCraft Blizzard Entertainment 1.344 286 1.570
9 Build-a-Lot 3: Passport to Europe HipSoft LLC 2.344 197 1.526
10 Sims 2, The: Celebration Stuff Electronic Arts Inc. 1.222 288 1.467
Source: Nielsen Games – GamePlay Metrics™

Share is the percentage of the gaming audience measured that played the title.

TMP% represents the percent of total minutes played from

the Top 100 non-casual/pre-installed PC games measured.