Ryan Langley from Gamasutra writes:
"This week, the NPD Group will reveal the top-selling titles at retail during April 2009, and at GamerBytes, we take a look at what they don't cover -- Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network.
We're analyzing the weekly Top 10 Xbox Live Arcade game purchase list released by Microsoft through the Major Nelson weblog, checking out leaderboard data for games when available, and seeing what new releases have done well, and ones which have fallen off the map.
For April, there were 7 new digitally downloadable game releases for the Xbox Live Arcade on Xbox 360. All but two of them were released at the new premium prices (1200 Microsoft Points [$15] or more), but as we'll see, it worked for some, and not for others..."