Neverwinter Nights, BioWare's ambitious Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, debuted at number one on NPD Techworld's latest weekly list of best-selling games. The game was released by Infogrames' Atari label in mid-June and has received praise for its epic single-player campaign and innovative multiplayer features. The Sims: Vacation, Electronic Arts' latest virtual-life game expansion, came in second place, followed by The Sims, EA's best-selling virtual-life game. Electronic Arts also took third place with Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, its World War II first-person action game. Backyard Baseball 2003, Infogrames' latest family friendly sports game, came in at number five.
Best-selling PC games for the week of June 16-22, 2002:
Rank / Title / Publisher / Average Price
1 / Neverwinter Nights / Infogrames / $57
2 / The Sims: Vacation / Electronic Arts / $23
3 / The Sims / Electronic Arts / $41
4 / Medal of Honor: Allied Assault / Electronic Arts / $46
5 / Backyard Baseball 2003 / Infogrames / $19
6 / Grand Theft Auto III / Take-Two / $49
7 / Zoo Tycoon / Microsoft / $26
8 / Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast / LucasArts / $49
9 / Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix / Activision / $46
10 / The Sims: Hot Date / Electronic Arts / $30
The list above ranks games according to number of retail sales. To see a list of games ranked according to GameSpot review score, visit our Top Games page.