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Saturday, January 12, 2008

Spore, Fallout 3, Borderlands Make Analyst's 2008 Best Seller List

2008 may be the year of the gamer and offically usher in the gaming revolution we know as Next Genaration War. This year is shaping up to be a colossal year for the developers, the big three(Sony,Nintendo, and Microsoft, AND US THE CONSUMER.

Gamestop's recent announcement of its 2007 financial results has mushroomed to a record $2.33 million insales driven only by Guitar Hero III and Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

"Janco Partners analyst Mike Hickey said the retailer's 2008 results could potentially exceed its own predictions.Hickey expects Guitar Hero, Rock Band and Wii sales will continue to see strong sales in January, contributing to a strong Q4 for GameSpot. Specifically, the analyst offered his top ten picks for 2008's best sellers, as follows:

Grand Theft Auto IV (Take-Two)
Midnight Club: Los Angeles (Take-Two)
Guitar Hero III (Activision)
Rock Band (EA)
FIFA '08 (EA)
Madden '08 (EA)
Burnout Paradise (EA)
Battlefield (EA)Mercenaries 2
(EA)Borderlands (Take-Two)
Fable 2 (Microsoft)Halo Wars (Microsoft)
Fallout 3 (Bethesda)
Saboteur (EA)
Warhammer Online (EA)
Spore (EA)
Frontlines (THQ)
Wall-E (THQ)
Call of Duty 4 (Activision)

Explained Hickey, "We recognize investors could continue to punish shares from... fears over a consumer lead recession. That said, we continue to believe the video market will grow significantly in ’08, and expect their used game model will be very attractive to a potentially stressed consumer."


I do not know who this Hickey guy is but Call of Duty 4 is already out been out for a while now? And are you serious! who is going to buy Wall-E, the movie looks amazing cannot wait to see it. Most


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