Gamers really wanted to meet their maker, apparently. Prototype 2 topped software sales in April, the latest sales figures from the NPD show. Other strong performers include Shacknews Game of the Year The Witcher 2, which was recently re-released on Xbox 360. MLB 12: The Show also stayed on the top 10, proving Sony's investment in the franchise was a wise one.
However, prepared to be dismayed by Kinect Star Wars' performance. It was the top-selling exclusive of the month, proving that being terrible won't dissuade purchasers.
Microsoft continued its winning streak with the top-selling console in the US market. 236K systems were sold last month, and the Kinect Star Wars bundle helped drive the "average selling price" for hardware up. The hardware is undeniably attractive, even if the game isn't.