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GamerMetrics: Top 10 Most Awaited Titles, Assassin's Creed SKUs Compared

According to IGN's GamerMetrics, the current top ten most-anticipated titles are as follows (ranked by percentages of mindshare among IGN's audience):

1. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii) 5.00%
2. WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2008 (PS3) 3.11%
3. Assassin's Creed (XB360) 2.63%
4. Super Mario Galaxy (Wii) 2.54%
5. Mass Effect (XB360) 2.33%
6. WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2008 (XB360) 1.99%
7 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PS3) 1.91%
8. Assassin's Creed (PS3) 1.86%
9. Rock Band (XB360) 1.70%
10. Mario Kart Wii (Wii) 1.29%
11. Crysis (PC) 1.24%
12. Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles (Wii) 1.13%

In addition, GamerMetrics analyzed IGN's traffics of Assassin's Creed for different SKUs (see the image below) and forecast that the game will sell 1 million units for Xbox 360 and 350,000 units for PS3 by the end of the year.

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MK_Red3543d ago

Superb find and news. Assassins more anticipated than Mario Galaxy!? Super awesome news. Great games there but Mario Kart Wii really doesn't deserve to be there IMO.

dexterwang3543d ago

WWE smackdown most anticipated PS3 game?! didn't expect that...

MK_Red3543d ago

Good one. Hard to believe. I was expecting Uncharted or Haze to be PS3's most anticipated or even GT5 or FFXIII.

PS360WII3543d ago

Any wrestling game should never be found on a most anticipated list blech! Thumbs down for sure. Glad for the other titles though.

MK_Red3543d ago

Completely agreed. I'm not saying Smackdown is bad but it's just a yearly upgrade and not much different than SvR 2007.
Seriously, games like this (Wrestling), Madden and such should never make such list.

But as you said, the rest of list is pretty solid.

wh0am13543d ago (Edited 3543d ago )

even though there's not a single video or screen shot of the the PS3 version, it has pretty good numbers there

and Smackdown on #2, that's a bit of a surprise for me

But I'm more disapointed that UNcharted isn't on there...blasphemy i say!!

Shinro3543d ago

now imagine if it was never went multi platform.
i wonder how much bashing would it get??

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