Always Bet On Duke…Unless You Also Have L.A. Noire

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Duke Nukem Forever was the #2 game on the U.S. top-ten video game chart in June, according to a report by the NPD Group. The honour  of #1 went to L.A. Noire, which held the top spot for the second month in a row. Both games were published by Take-Two.

 

Meanwhile, Infamous 2 appeared at the #3 spot and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time at #5. After being pushed off the top-ten chart in May, Mortal Kombat fought its way back on to the #8 spot as well, with Ubisoft’s Just Dance 2 closing out the list.

 

RankTitleSystemPublisher
01.L.A. NoirePS3, 360Take Two
02.Duke Nukem ForeverPS3, 360, PCTake Two
03.Infamous 2PS3Sony
04.Lego Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video GamePS3, 360, PC, 3DS, Wii, DS, PSPDisney
05.The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
3DSNintendo
06.Call of Duty: Black OpsPS3, 360, PC, Wii, DSActivision
07.NBA 2K11 PS3, 360, PC, Wii, PSP, PS2Take Two
08.Mortal KombatPS3, 360Warner Bros.
09.Cars 2PS3, 360, PC, Wii, DSDisney
10.Just Dance 2
WiiUbisoft
Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.