Judging from the latest top-10 PC game sales chart from the NPD Group, EA's best-selling PC franchise The Sims is showing no signs of slowing down. Superstar, the new expansion pack for The Sims, maintained its hold on first place, and The Sims Deluxe compilation came in second. Big Huge Games' historical real-time strategy game Rise of Nations--which earned GameSpot's Editors' Choice award--held on to the third-place position for the second straight week.
Best-selling PC games for the week of May 25-31, 2003:
Rank / Title / Publisher / Average Price
1 / The Sims: Superstar / EA / $28
2 / The Sims Deluxe / EA / $38
3 / Rise of Nations / Microsoft / $49
4 / Grand Theft Auto: Vice City / Rockstar / $47
5 / Scooby Doo: Jinx at the Sphinx / Riverdeep Interactive / $20
6 / Enter the Matrix / Atari / $49
7 / PlanetSide / Sony Online / $44
8 / Finding Nemo / THQ / $17
9 / The Sims: Unleashed / EA / $29
10 / RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 / Atari / $29
The list above ranks games according to retail sales. To see a list of games ranked according to GameSpot review score, visit our Top 100 page.