With August 2012 officially in the books, market research firm NPD has released the numbers for software sales in the US, giving us a look at the most popular games for the month.
Action game Darksiders II took top honors, followed by 3DS hits New Super Mario Bros. 2 and Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance. Here’s a complete list of the top ten best-selling games from July 29th through August 25th:
- Darksiders II
- New Super Mario Bros 2
- Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
- NCAA Football 13
- Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
- Sleeping Dogs
- Transformers: Fall of Cybertron
- Batman: Arkham City
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
- The Amazing Spider-Man
It should be noted that 3DS hardware sales also saw a nice bump in numbers due to the release of the re-designed 3DS XL released on August 19th in North America.
(Source: Game Informer)