Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Higher-grossing Than Black Ops

If a recent EuroGamer article has got its facts right Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is now the highest-grossing video game the US has ever seen, according to their article it has generated $830.9 million in revenue in North America alone.

The second highest-grossing video game in the North America is Call of Duty: Black Ops ($787.4 million), followed by Wii Fit – with Balance Board ($736.6 million). In fourth place was Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 ($713.6 million).

Some of our knowledgeable readers will have noticed that three of the top for grossing video games in the US have been published by Activision, in fact if you look further down the list there are more of their titles including Guitar Hero World Tour (7th place) and Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (10th).

You can see the entire top 10 list on EuroGamer, they point out that most of the games in this list come with peripherals, also it is interesting that Activision has pulled the plug on future Guitar Hero games given how well previous titles have done.

Are you surprised to see Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock topping this list?

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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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