You laughed when Reggie bet the farm that New Super Mario Bros. Wii would outsell Modern Warfare 2. We laughed too. But last weeks British sales charts show he may be onto something.
Because Modern Warfare 2 has already been toppled from its perch, after only two weeks on sale. And it's been toppled by Nintendo's multiplayer platformer, incessant TV ads and family appeal winning out over MW2's formula of guns, multiplayer and rubbish story.