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World Of Warcraft, Playstation 2 Continue Most Played Gaming Trend
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World Of Warcraft, Playstation 2 Continue Most Played Gaming Trend

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

Top 10 PC Game Titles: March 2009
RANK Game Publisher Avg. Min Per Week TMP%
1 World of Warcraft Blizzard Entertainment 653 46.710
2 Second Life Linden Lab 760 3.206
3 Dark Messiah of Might & Magic Ubisoft 582 3.049
4 Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword 2K Games 668 2.690
5 Bookworm PopCap Games 169 2.263
6 Half-Life 2 Vivendi Games 313 2.195
7 Civilization IV 2K Games 332 2.053
8 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Blizzard Entertainment 213 1.739
9 Chessmaster Challenge PlayFirst 54 1.714
10 StarCraft Blizzard Entertainment 334 1.676
Source: Nielsen Games – GamePlay Metrics™

TMP% represents the percent of total minutes played from the

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

Topline Console Usage – March 2009
RANK Console Usage Minutes %
1 PlayStation 2 22.0
2 Xbox 360 21.2
3 Wii 17.9
4 PlayStation 3 10.3
5 Xbox 6.6
6 GameCube 2.6
7 Other 19.3
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