For the second month in a row, WizKids/NECA's Marvel HeroClix: The Amazing Spider-Man Expansion was the best-selling Games product to direct market retailers, with the Booster Brick topping the chart in February. Also in the top ten was the Marvel HeroClix: Amazing Spider-Man organized Play Kit, a special kit for retailers to help them run tournaments, at #4.
Wizards of the Coast had four products in the top ten with the Magic the Gathering: Gatecrash release. The Booster Packs ranked #2, the Fat Packs ranked #3, the Intro Decks ranked #6, and the Event Decks ranked #9.
USAopoly's Yahtzee: Doctor Who Collector's Edition, which came with custom dice and a TARDIS-shaped game cup, ranked #6. Also from USAopoly, the Monopoly: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Edition, based on Peter Jackson's films, ranked #7.
Rounding out the top ten, Fantasy Flight Publishing and Mayfair Games had a product each in the top ten.
TOP 25 GAMES
Based on Total Retail Dollar Sales of Products Invoiced in February 2013
|1||1||NOV122067||MARVEL HEROCLIX AMAZING SPIDER-MAN BOOSTER BRICK||$63.31||NEC|
|2||3||DEC121918||MTG TCG GATECRASH BOOSTER DIS||$143.64||WIZ|
|3||4||DEC121920||MTG TCG GATECRASH FAT PACK||$39.99||WIZ|
|4||5||NOV122068||MARVEL HEROCLIX AMAZING SPIDER-MAN OP KIT||$25.00||NEC|
|5||2||OCT122011||DOCTOR WHO YAHTZEE COLLECTORS EDITION||$13.00||USA|
|6||25||DEC121921||MTG TCG GATECRASH INTRO DECK DIS||$149.90||WIZ|
|7||6||JAN132013||LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY ED MONOPOLY||$24.00||USA|
|8||7||OCT121990||GAME OF THRONES LCG HBO EDITION||$29.95||FAN|
|9||46||DEC121919||MTG TCG GATECRASH EVENT DECK DIS||$149.94||WIZ|
|10||9||NOV074603||SETTLERS OF CATAN NEW ED||$42.00||MAY|
|11||14||MAR043750||TICKET TO RIDE||$50.00||DAY|
|13||39||AUG122142||DC HEROCLIX BATMAN BOOSTER BRICK||$66.48||NEC|
|14||10||SEP128353||DC HEROCLIX NO MANS LAND MONTH 4 OP KIT||$18.00||NEC|
|15||8||NOV122036||TICKET TO RIDE MAP COLLECTION 3 HEART OF AFRICA||$25.00||ALL|
|16||13||DEC121885||TALISMAN THE CITY EXPANSION||$39.95||FAN|
|17||40||SEP128197||YU GI OH TCG COSMO BLAZER BOOSTER DIS||$56.16||KON|
|18||65||AUG122136||MTG TCG RETURN TO RAVNICA BOOSTER DIS||$143.64||WIZ|
|19||48||NOV122072||CLASH OF CULTURES||$79.99||ALL|
|20||37||DEC121884||MANSIONS OF MADNESS CALL OF THE WILD EXP||$59.95||FAN|
|21||52||NOV122043||RUNEWARS BOARD GAME REVISED ED||$79.95||FAN|
|22||23||OCT121989||DESCENT JOURNEYS IN THE DARK LAIR OF THE WYRM EXP||$34.95||FAN|
|23||53||OCT128228||YU GI OH TCG STRUCTURE DECK ONSLAUGHT FIRE KINGS DIS||$45.55||KON|
|24||15||DEC121894||PATHFINDER ADV PATH REIGN OF WINTER PT 1 SNOWS OF SUMMER||$22.99||PAI|
|25||32||MAY085104||SETTLERS OF CATAN TRADERS & BARBARIANS||$42.00||ALL|
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