The Top 5 Best Selling Video Games for 2005 by Platform

  Video Game Platform Company
1 Madden NFL '06 Playstation 2 Electronic Arts
2 Pokemon Emerald Game Boy Advance Nintendo of America
3 Gran Turismo 4 Playstation 2 Sony Computer Entertainment
4 Madden NFL '06 Xbox Electronic Arts
5 NCAA Football 06 Playstation 2 Electronic Arts
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  1. In 2005, US retail sales of video games reached $10.5 billion, which was a 6% increase in retail sales over the $9.9 billion generated in 2004.
  2. Over 6,000 retired NFL football players have filed a class action suit against game maker Electronic Arts for unauthorized use of their players' likenesses in Madden NFL 09's historic teams. The suit alleges Electronic Arts "knowingly and intentionally" used the retired players' likenesses in such a way to avoid having to pay licensing fees.
Tags: Top 5 Best Selling, Gaming

Sources:  The NPD Group / Point-of-Sale Information

List Notes: Figures are for US sales only and includes Hall of Fame Editions and/or collector's editions.
Best Selling Video Games for 2005 by Platform

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