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Brawl is Nintendo's fastest-selling game ever

Nintendo has announced that Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Wii has sold more than 1.4 million copies in the US in just one week - making it the fastest-selling game in Nintendo's history

Nintendo has announced that Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Wii has sold more than 1.4 million copies in the US in just one week - making it the fastest-selling game in Nintendo's history.

Brawl sold more than 874,000 on March 9, and has sold at a rate of more than 120 units per minute between that launch date and March 16.

"Super Smash Bros. Brawl has made the leap from video game to cultural phenomenon," said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of sales & marketing.

"Game reviewers and the public alike praise its fun game play and extensive, inventive content."

The previous game in the series, Super Smash Bros. Melee, became the best-selling Nintendo GameCube game of all time with more than 7 million copies sold worldwide.

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