New Super Mario Bros. crosses the half-million mark in North America, thanks to a surge in sales since the DS Lite's launch. Also, spurious math inside!
Nintendo News: New Super Mario Bros. Surges Past Half-Million Mark
After just 35 days on store shelves, New Super Mario Bros.(R) for Nintendo
DS(TM) has racked up sales in excess of one half million in the United States
alone. That's a sell-through rate of more than 20 every minutes since the
game went on sale May 15.
New Super Mario Bros. marks a new adventure for Mario(TM), the most
popular video game character in history. The classic feel of the game
attracts newcomers and old-school fans alike, and the gaming press has
universally praised New Super Mario Bros. as a near-perfect video game.
IGN.com raves: " ... it absolutely is something special. This game marks a
brilliant return to Mario's side-scrolling environments, with a look, feel and
play that feels unbelievably classic, with new elements that do a fantastic
job advancing the design."
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