Call of Duty 4, Super Mario Galaxy Top Holiday Season

New numbers released by the NPD Group reveal that the Xbox 360 version of Infinity Ward's intense shooter Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare edged out the competition this holiday season, barely beating Nintendo's Super Mario Galaxy to become the top selling game in December.

For those interested in how the gift-giving spirit factored into this year's record sales for the industry, the top ten console games for December 2007 follow, in order of units sold:

  1. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward, Activision, X360) - 1.47 million
  2. Super Mario Galaxy (Nintendo EAD Tokyo, Nintendo, Wii) - 1.40 million
  3. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Neversoft, Activision, PS2) - 1.25 million
  4. Wii Play with Remote (Nintendo, Wii) - 1.08 million
  5. Assassin's Creed (Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft, X360) - 893,000
  6. Halo 3 (Bungie, Microsoft Game Studios, X360) - 742,700
  7. Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day (Nintendo, NDS) - 659,500
  8. Madden NFL 08 (EA Sports, Electronic Arts, PS2) - 655,200
  9. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Neversoft, Activision, X360) - 624,600
  10. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega Japan, Sega, Wii) - 613,000