Renegade debuts at number one

EA's Command & Conquer action game knocks Medal of Honor out of first place on NPD's latest list of best-selling games.

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Electronic Arts solidified its lead in NPD Techworld's latest list of best-selling games, with Command & Conquer Renegade taking first place in its first week of release. Renegade is a first-person shooter set in the sci-fi universe of Westwood's popular Command & Conquer real-time strategy games. The game knocked Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, EA's latest World War II shooter, down to second place, ending its month-long reign at number one. The Sims: Hot Date, one of EA's popular virtual-life expansion packs, took third place, followed by The Sims itself in fourth. Infogrames' theme-park management game RollerCoaster Tycoon held on to fifth place, keeping EA from taking all the spots in the top five.

The list below 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.

Best-selling games for the week of February 24-March 2, 2002:

Rank / Title / Publisher / Average Price
1 / Command & Conquer Renegade / Electronic Arts / $46
2 / Medal of Honor: Allied Assault / Electronic Arts / $43
3 / The Sims: Hot Date / Electronic Arts / $28
4 / The Sims/ Electronic Arts / $42
5 / RollerCoaster Tycoon / Infogrames / $18
6 / Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone / Electronic Arts / $28
7 / Civilization III / Infogrames / $45
8 / Zoo Tycoon / Microsoft / $27
9 / Entertainment Multi Pack / Valusoft / $15
10 / The Sims: Livin' Large / Electronic Arts / $29

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