Diamond’s Top 25 Games for March 2012

by Jeff

FEB121831 Diamond's Top 25 Games for March 2012Media Release — Cosmic adventures await gamers with WizKids/NECA’s latest Marvel HeroClix expansion, Marvel HeroClix: Galactic Guardians, the best-selling game to comics specialty retailers in March 2013. In total, WizKids/NECA had three titles in the top ten for the month.

Other publishers in the top ten include IDW Publishing (the Locke & Key Card Game, Immediate Media (two titles, led by Doctor Who Monster Invasion TCG at #3), Kenner/Hasbro (Risk Legacy ranked #2), Konami Digital Entertainment (Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG: Ra Yellow Mega Pack Boosters at #7), and Wizards of the Coast (two titles, led by the Magic the Gathering TCG: Dark Ascension Booster Packs at #8).

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 3 MARVEL HEROCLIX GALACTIC GUARDIANS 24 CT PRIMER DS NEC
2 1 RISK LEGACY KEN
3 9 DOCTOR WHO MONSTER INVASION TCG BOOSTER DS IMM
4 7 HUNGER GAMES COLL FIG SINGLE BOOSTER 24 CT GRAV FEED DS NEC
5 13 DOCTOR WHO MONSTER INVASION EXTREME TCG BOOSTER DS IMM
6 4 HUNGER GAMES DISTRICT 12 STRATEGY GAME NEC
7 22 YU GI OH TCG RA YELLOW MEGA PACK BOOSTER DIS KON
8 28 MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION BOOSTER DIS WIZ
9 5 LOCKE & KEY CARD GAME IDE
10 34 MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION EVENT DECK DIS WIZ
11 6 MUNCHKIN 8 HALF HORSE WILL TRAVEL PSI
12 8 MARVEL HEROCLIX INFINITY GAUNTLET MONTH 3 OP KIT NEC
13 32 MARVEL HEROCLIX INCREDIBLE HULK BOOSTER BRICK NEC
14 30 YU GI OH TCG ORDER OF CHAOS SE BOX DIS KON
15 42 MTG TCG VENSER VS KOTH DUEL DECK DIS WIZ
16 47 MTG TCG INNISTRAD BOOSTER DIS WIZ
17 2 HUNGER GAMES JABBERJAY CARD GAME NEC
18 48 MTG TCG 2012 CORE SET BOOSTER DIS WIZ
19 25 D&D LORDS OF WATERDEEP BOARD GAME WIZ
20 24 TICKET TO RIDE ALL
21 11 HUNGER GAMES TRAINING DAYS STRATEGY GAME NEC
22 21 THE WALKING DEAD TV BOARD GAME CRY
23 29 WIZ-WAR BOARD GAME FAN
24 15 MARVEL HEROCLIX INFINITY GAUNTLET MONTH 4 OP KIT NEC
25 75 MARVEL SLINGERS BLISTER PACK ASST THE

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