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PC Data Software Hits List

PC Data Hits List of Top-Selling Software December, 1997. List is based on units sold by 42 retail chains, representing more than 70 percent of the U.S. market.

* Title not on last month's top selling list

PC Games (MS-DOS/Windows/Win95)
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
1
*
4
2
3
5
*
10
7
12
9
14
8
6
*
15
18
*
*
13
Riven: The Sequel to Myst (CD Win95)
Quake II (CD Win 95)
Barbie Magic Hair Styler (CD Win95)
Myst (CD Win)
Microsoft Flight Simulator (CDWin95)
Lego Island (CD Win95)
Frogger (CD Win95)
Tomb Raider II (CD Win95)
Deer Hunter (CD Win95/Win)
Tonka Search & Rescue (CD Win)
Barbie Fashion Designer (CD Win)
Monopoly Game (CD Win)
Microsoft Age of Empires (CD Win95)
Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II (CD Win95)
Scrabble (CD Win95/Win)
Tonka Construction (CD Win)
Madden NFL '98 (CD Win95/Win)
Warcraft II (CD MS-DOS)
Links LS Golf 1998 (CD Win95)
Barbie Ocean Discovery (CD Win95/Win)
Broderbund
Activision
Mattel
Broderbund
Microsoft
Mindscape
Hasbro Interactive
Eidos
GT Interactive
Hasbro Interactive
Mattel
Hasbro Interactive
Microsoft
LucasArts
Hasbro Interactive
Hasbro Interactive
Electronic Arts
Cendant Software
Access
Mattel
$43
$46
$33
$20
$45
$37
$39
$46
$20
$28
$39
$28
$45
$45
$29
$20
$42
$32
$43
$33


Macintosh Games
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
1
10
4
2
5
6
9
*
*
8
Civilization 2 (CD-ROM)
7th Guest (CD-ROM)
Myth: The Fallen Lords (CD-ROM)
Myst (CD-ROM)
Mac Cube (CD-ROM)
Duke Nukem 3D Atomic (CD-ROM)
Dark Forces (CD-ROM)
Warcraft II (CD-ROM)
Barbie Fashion Designer (CD-ROM)
Star Trek Starfleet Academy (CD-ROM)
GT Interactive
Virgin
Bungie
Broderbund
Aztech New Media
GT Interactive
LucasArts
Cendant Software
Mattel
Interplay
$48
$15
$45
$28
$20
$45
$20
$29
$42
$55


Home Education (MS-DOS/Windows/Win95)
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
1
6
5
4
*
*
8
*
2
*
American Girls Premiere (CD Win95/Win)
Ariel's Story Studio (CD Win95/Win)
Reader Rabbit Kindergarten (CD Win95/Win)
Ready to Read With Pooh (CD Win95/Win)
Where In World Is Carmen San Diego (CD Win95)
Oregon Trail III (CD Win95)
Reader Rabbit Preschool (CD Win95/Win)
Jumpstart Third Grade (CD Win95)
Math Blaster Jr. Ages 4-6 (CD Win95/Win)
Disney Magic Artist (CD Win95/Win)
Learning Company
Disney
Learning Company
Disney
Broderbund
Learning Company
Learning Company
Cendant Software
Cendant Software
Disney
$39
$34
$29
$34
$30
$42
$29
$28
$29
$35


Home Education (Macintosh)
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
1
2
7
8
4
9
3
6
5
*
Winnie the Pooh Animated Storybook (CD-ROM)
Pocahontas Animated Storybook (CD-ROM)
Microsoft Magic School Bus: Body (CD-ROM)
Guitar Method (CD-ROM)
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing (CD-ROM, Mac)
A.D.A.M. Inside Story (CD-ROM)
Lion King Activity Center (CD-ROM)
ClarisWorks for Kids (CD-ROM)
Aladdin Activity Center (CD-ROM)
Chronicle of 20th Century (CD-ROM)
Disney
Disney
Microsoft
Emedia
Mindscape
Mindscape
Disney
Claris
Disney
DK Multimedia
$35
$23
$35
$53
$40
$37
$20
$46
$21
$40


CD-ROM
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
1
*
2
*
4
3
*
5
*
13
10
7
9
6
12
18
*
11
8
*
Riven: The Sequel to Myst (Win95/Mac)
TurboTax (Win95/Win)
Myst (Win, Mac)
Quake II (Win95)
Barbie Magic Hair Styler (Win95)
Microsoft Flight Simulator (Win95)
TurboTax Deluxe (Win 95/Win)
Lego Island (Win95)
Frogger (Win 95)
Tomb Raider II (Win95)
Deer Hunter (Win95/Win)
Quicken Deluxe 98 (Win95/Win, Mac)
Microsoft Windows 95 Upgrade (Win95)
American Girls Premiere (Win95/Win)
Barbie Fashion Designer (Win95)
Tonka Search & Rescue (Win95)
Monopoly Game (Win, Mac)
Microsoft Age of Empires (Win95)
Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II (Win95)
Collier's Encyclopedia (Win95)
Broderbund
Intuit
Broderbund
Activision
Mattel
Microsoft
Intuit
Mindscape
Hasbro Interactive
Eidos
GT Interactive
Intuit
Microsoft
Learning Company
Mattel
Hasbro Interactive
Hasbro Interactive
Microsoft
LucasArts
Cendant Software
$43
$30
$20
$46
$34
$42
$42
$37
$39
$46
$20
$59
$92
$40
$39
$28
$28
$45
$45
$57


Business Software (MS-DOS/OS/2)
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
8
1
2
3
*
9
10
*
5
6
System Commander Deluxe (MS-DOS)
MS-DOS 6.x Upgrade (MS-DOS)
Complete Red Hat Linux (CD MS-DOS)
Day-Timer Address Book (CD MS-DOS)
Inoculan Antivirus Option (CD MS-DOS)
Formula T2 (MS-DOS)
VirusScan (MS-DOS)
Turbo Cad Designer (MS-DOS)
Project Manager Pro (CD MS-DOS)
PC DOS 7.x (MS-DOS)
V Communication
Microsoft
Simon & Schuster
Day-Timer
Cheyenne
Visual Components
McAfee
IMSI
Learning Company
IBM
$67
$52
$48
$28
$35
$102
$39
$40
$30
$94


Business Software (Macintosh)
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
1
2
*
3
4
7
8
5
6
*
Mac OS 8 (CD Mac)
Norton Utilities (CD Mac, Macintosh)
Canvas (CD Mac, Macintosh)
Speed Doubler 8 (Macintosh)
Norton Utilities Upgrade (CD Mac, Macintosh)
Virtual PC for Windows 95 (CD Mac)
Quark Xpress (CD Mac)
Symantec SAM (Macintosh)
Filemaker Pro 4 Upgrade (CD Mac)
Spring Cleaning (Macintosh)
Apple
Symantec
Deneba
Connectix
Symantec
Connectix
Quark
Symantec
Claris
Aladdin
$93
$96
$24
$53
$49
$145
$686
$68
$93
$44


Personal Productivity (MS-DOS/Windows/Win95)
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
*
*
1
2
3
8
4
6
5
*
*
*
9
14
13
TurboTax (CD Win95/Win)
TurboTax Deluxe (CD Win95/Win)
Quicken Deluxe 98 (CD Win, Win)
Printmaster Gold Deluxe (CD Win95)
Quicken Basic 98 (CD Win, Win, MS-DOS)
Cosmopolitan Virtual Makeover (CD Win95/Win)
Print Shop Premiere Edition (CD Win95)
Print Artist Platinum (CD Win95)
American Greetings Creatacard Plus (CD Win95)
TurboTax State (Win95/Win)
Family Tree Maker Deluxe III (CD Win95/Win)
Taxcut 97 (CD Win95/Win)
Microsoft Money (CD Win95)
Tripmaker 98 (CD Win95/Win)
3D Home Architect Deluxe (CDWin95/Win)
Intuit
Intuit
Intuit
Mindscape
Intuit
SegaSoft
Broderbund
Cendant Software
Micrografx
Intuit
Broderbund
Block Financial
Microsoft
Rand McNally
Broderbund
$30
$42
$59
$41
$31
$38
$44
$42
$29
$28
$83
$18
$21
$23
$48


Personal Productivity (Macintosh)
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
1
*
4
2
*
Quicken Deluxe 98 (CD Mac)
MacInTax Deluxe (CD Mac)
Print Shop Ensemble (CD Mac)
Quicken Basic 98 (Macintosh)
MacInTax (CD Mac)
Intuit
Intuit
Broderbund
Intuit
Intuit
$59
$39
$50
$37
$39


Reference Software
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
1
3
2
4
5
Collier's Encyclopedia'98 (CD Win95)
Microsoft Encarta Deluxe Ency.(CDWin95/Win)
Microsoft Encarta Ency.(CD Win95,CD Mac)
Encyclopedia Britannica 98 (CDWin95)
Microsoft Encarta Reference Suite (CD Win95)
Cendant Software
Microsoft
Microsoft
Broderbund
Microsoft
$57
$78
$44
$98
$95


Windows 95 Software
This
Month
Last
Month
TitlePublisherPrice
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
1
*
*
3
2
*
4
*
11
9
5
6
7
10
8
Riven: The Sequel to Myst (CDWin95)
TurboTax (CD Win95)
Quake II (CDWin95)
Barbie Magic Hair Styler (CD Win95)
Microsoft Flight Simulator (CD Win95)
TurboTax Deluxe (CD Win95)
Lego Island (CD Win95)
Frogger (CD Win95)
Tomb Raider II (CD Win95)
Deer Hunter (CD Win95)
Microsoft Windows 95 Upgr.(CD Win95, Win95)
Quicken Deluxe 98 (CD Win95, Win95)
American Girls Premiere (CD Win95)
Microsoft Age of Empires (CD Win95)
Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II (CD Win95)
Broderbund
Intuit
Activision
Mattel
Microsoft
Intuit
Mindscape
Hasbro Interactive
Eidos
GT Interactive
Microsoft
Intuit
Learning Company
Microsoft
LucasArts
$43
$30
$46
$33
$45
$42
$37
$39
$46
$20
$92
$59
$39
$45
$45

PC Data Hits List of Top-Selling Software December, 1997 List is based on units sold by forty-two retail and mail-order chains, representing over 70% of the U.S. market.

* Title not on last month's top selling list


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