Kotaku writes: Do not risk discussing video game sales figures without having a few talking points. As always, Kotaku has some instant sales analysis, to help you explain why Mario beat Zelda, why the 360 is in third place and more.
But! Before you read this analysis, be sure to brush up on the just-reported December video game sales figures. Courtesy of the NPD group, we've got December gaming hardware sales and December gaming software sales.