Media 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|