Thanks to IGN GameCube for its article noting overall sales totals for Nintendo's most famous franchises
, revealed as part of the company's recent financial results
. The winner? "Across a total of nineteen titles, the Super Mario Brothers series has managed worldwide sales of 174 million units. This figure works out to 54 million units across nine portable titles and 120 million units across 10 home titles."
Additionally, "Pokemon comes in second at 91 million units... [though] the company has chosen to not include sales from the series' console counterparts... Donkey Kong beats out Zelda for third place with 43 million units... Zelda comes in at 42 million units."
Elsewhere, Game Science has news of a limited edition Metroid-themed Game Boy Advance SP
, with the "two-tone GBA SP body shell, in the colors of Samus' bodysuit"
available in Japan via Club Nintendo.