Mario Kart Dominates America

Double Dash!! outstrips everything – GameCube dream alive!

Posted by Staff
In news accompanied by the strumming of angels’ harps for the more ardent of Nintendo fanboys, it has emerged that Mario Kart Double Dash!! was the best-selling game on any system in the US during the critical month of November.

Seeing off the likes of Tony Hawk’s Underground and Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto Double Pack, Nintendo US is now beginning to reap the benefits of its drastic price-cut, with the boosted installed base more than ready to snap up the big Nintendo franchises.

For reference, the top 25 US sales in November are as follows:

1. Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (Nintendo, GC)
2. Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (EA, PS2)
3. Final Fantasy X-2 (Square Enix, PS2)
4. Grand Theft Auto Double Pack (Take Two, XB)
5. SOCOM II: US Navy Seals (Sony, PS2)
6. Need for Speed: Underground (EA, PS2)
7. Tony Hawk Underground (Activision, PS2)
8. True Crime: Streets of L.A. (Activision, PS2)
9. Super Mario Advance 4 (Nintendo, GBA)
10. Madden NFL 2004 (EA, PS2)
11. WWE: Here Comes the Pain (THQ, PS2)
12. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (EA, PS2)
13. Mario Party 5 (Nintendo, GC)
14. True Crime: Streets of L.A. (Activision, XB)
15. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Sacred Cards (Konami, GBA)
16. Namco Museum (Namco, GBA)
17. NBA Live 2004 (EA, PS2)
18. Frogger's Adventure: Temple of the Frog (Konami, GBA)
19. Halo (Microsoft, XB)
20. Jak II (Sony, PS2)
21. Pac-Man Collection (Namco, GBA)
22. EyeToy: Play (Sony, PS2)
23. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 (Ubi Soft, XB)
24. Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga (Nintendo, GBA)
25. Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando (Sony, PS2)


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