Diamond’s Top 25 Games for February 2012

by Jeff

oct112054 Diamond's Top 25 Games for February 2012Media Release — The top-selling Games product in November, the month of its release, Hasbro’s Risk Legacy, which reimagined the classic board game Risk as a persistent multi-game experience, returned to the top of the sales charts in February as the month’s best-selling Games product to comics specialty retailers.

Other publishers in the top ten for February include Imagination Games (the Doctor Who Action Board Game ranked #5), Wizards of the Coast (four titles, led by the Magic the Gathering TCG: Dark Ascension Booster Display at #2), and WizKids/NECA (three titles, led by Star Trek Tactics HeroClix at #3).

Data for Diamond’s sales charts – which include the monthly market shares and all top product charts – are compiled by Diamond Comic Distributors from a universe of over 3,500 accounts, comprised of comic book specialty shops and other merchant stores and buyers. The shops are primarily located in North America, with a percentage of sales also to international stores and buyers located throughout the world. The account base includes not only brick-and-mortar comic book specialty shops, but also Internet stores, chain stores, and other specialty stores.

Unit and dollars sales are calculated based upon orders invoiced and shipped to Diamond accounts during any given month, which comprises initial pre-orders, advance reorders, and reorders, minus any copies that are received back from a title marked as returnable.

DOLLAR RANK QTY RANK GAME VENDOR
1 1 RISK LEGACY KENNER/HASBRO TOY GROUP
2 7 MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION BOOSTER DIS WIZARDS OF THE COAST
3 5 STAR TREK TACTICS HEROCLIX 12 CT DISPLAY NECA
4 4 MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION FAT PACK WIZARDS OF THE COAST
5 3 DR WHO ACTION BOARD GAME DIAMOND COMIC DIST–ENGLAND
6 15 MARVEL HEROCLIX INCREDIBLE HULK BOOSTER BRICK NECA
7 21 MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION INTRO DECK DIS WIZARDS OF THE COAST
8 2 MARVEL HEROCLIX CAPT AMERICA BOOSTER PACK NECA
9 6 STAR TREK TACTICS HEROCLIX STARTER SET NECA
10 29 MTG TCG INNISTRAD BOOSTER DIS WIZARDS OF THE COAST
11 30 WOW TCG AFTERMATH CROWN HEAVENS BOOSTER PACK DIS CRYPTOZOIC ENTERTAINMENT
12 10 THE WALKING DEAD TV BOARD GAME CRYPTOZOIC ENTERTAINMENT
13 46 MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION EVENT DECK DIS WIZARDS OF THE COAST
14 16 TALISMAN THE DRAGON EXPANSION FANTASY FLIGHT PUBLISHING INC
15 8 STAR TREK EXPEDITIONS EXPANSION SET NECA
16 11 MOUSE GUARD RPG HC W/ DUST JACKET ARCHAIA ENTERTAINMENT LLC
17 38 YU GI OH TCG ORDER OF CHAOS BOOSTER DIS KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT
18 14 MARVEL HEROCLIX INFINITY GAUNTLET MONTH 2 OP KIT NECA
19 22 BLOOD BOWL TEAM MANAGER CARD GAME FANTASY FLIGHT PUBLISHING INC
20 23 TOP GEAR BOARD GAME DIAMOND COMIC DIST–ENGLAND
21 18 CTHULHU TENTACLE PLUSH PSI, INC
22 44 YU GI OH TCG STRUCTURE DECK DRAGONS COLLIDE DIS KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT
23 19 DC HEROCLIX BLACKEST NIGHT STARTER SET NECA
24 35 WOW TCG AFTERMATH CROWN HEAVENS EPIC COLL SINGLE BOX ( CRYPTOZOIC ENTERTAINMENT
25 34 DR WHO FAMILY BOARD GAME DIAMOND COMIC DIST–ENGLAND

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