2008 in video gaming

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Duke Nukem Forever is now in its eleventh year of production and is expected to be released this year.

Notable Software Releases[edit | edit source]

NPD top selling games for 2008

  1. Wii Play (Wii) - 5,280,000
  2. Mario Kart Wii (Wii) - 5,000,000
  3. Wii Fit (Wii) - 4,530,000
  4. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii) - 4,170,000
  5. Grand Theft Auto IV (Xbox 360) - 3,290,000
  6. Call of Duty: World at War (Xbox 360) - 2,750,000
  7. Gears of War 2 (Xbox 360) - 2,310,000
  8. Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3) - 1,890,000
  9. Madden NFL 09 (Xbox 360) - 1,870,000
  10. Mario Kart DS (DS) - 1,650,000

Key Events[edit | edit source]

Video game releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s) Platform(s)

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Hardware releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s)
EVO Smart Console November 20, 2008 PC North America
Nintendo DSi November 1, 2008 Handheld Console Japan
PlayStation 3 Intercooler TS September 5, 2008 hardware North America
PlayStation 3 Wireless Keypad November 30, 2008 Peripheral North America
PlayStation Portable Bright and Light October, 2008 Handheld Console International