Red Alert 2 Tops the Charts

Westwood's real-time strategy game takes the lead in PC Data's latest top-selling games list.

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Electronic Arts replaced one top-seller with another in the PC Data top-selling games list for the week of October 22-28. Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 from Westwood Studios took first place away from The Sims: Livin' Large expansion pack, which had enjoyed the top spot almost continuously since its release in late August. Microsoft's Combat Flight Simulator 2: WWII Pacific Theater came in second place, and the third and fourth places went to The Sims and The Sims: Livin' Large, respectively. Microsoft's Age of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion continued to post strong sales more than two months after its initial release, securing fifth place on the list. Interplay's Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn slipped to tenth place.

Rank / Title / Publisher / Average Price
1 / Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 / Electronic Arts / US$44
2 / Combat Flight Simulator 2: WWII Pacific Theater / Microsoft / $37
3 / The Sims / Electronic Arts / $43
4 / The Sims: Livin' Large / Electronic Arts / $29
5 / Age Of Empires II: The Conquerors Expansion / Microsoft / $25
6 / Roller Coaster Tycoon / Hasbro Interactive / $27
7 / Roller Coaster Tycoon Loopy Landscapes / Hasbro Interactive / $25
8 / Age Of Empires II: Age Of Kings / Microsoft / $42
9 / Diablo II / Havas Interactive / $47
10 / Baldur's Gate II: Shadows Of Amn / Interplay / $48

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