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Round Up: Top PC Games, Pro Evo 2007, DS Lite In Flight

Today's round up includes news of the top selling PC games for the month of May, the announcement of the cover athlete for Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007
Today's round up includes news of the top selling PC games for the month of May, the announcement of the cover athlete for Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007, and a Nintendo DS Lite promotional program by Japan Air, as well as the latest GameSetWatch posts, product news, Serious Games Source news, and Gamasutra job postings. - The NPD Group has released the list of the best-selling PC games for the month of May. NCsoft's Guild Wars Factions took the top spot, followed by Electronic Arts' The Sims 2 Family Fun Stuff Expansion Pack. Vivendi and Blizzard's popular MMORPG World Of Warcraft was the third top selling PC title for the month, followed by Bethesda Softworks' The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. The Sims 2 Open For Business Expansion Pack fell from the first spot last month to fifth, while The Sims 2 climbed up one spot to sixth. Microsoft's recently shipped Rise Of Nations: Rise Of Legends ranked in seventh, followed by LucasArts' Star Wars: Empire At War and Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter in eighth and ninth respectively. Electronic Arts' Battlefield 2 rounded out the top ten in final spot. - Konami announced that it has signed Brazilian soccer player Adriano Leite Ribeiro as the official cover athlete for its upcoming soccer game Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007. Adriano has been a permanent fixture on the Brazilian international team for more than five years, and was the leading scorer in the 2004 Copa America with seven goals as well as the winner of the Golden Ball Award for his five goals in the 2005 Confederations Cup. Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 will ship in January 2007 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PSP, Nintendo DS, and PC. - According to a the Japan Airlines website, JAL has introduced a new program for its Executive and First Class passengers whereby they will be able to play games using the Nintendo DS Lite free of charge while they travel along certain routes from now until August 31, 2006. Eligible fights include those traveling from Tokyo to the following cities: New York; Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Beijing, and Guangzhou. Titles available to travelers include the Japanese version of Brain Training, its Japanese-only pseudo sequel, Eigo go Nigate na Otona no DS Training: Eigo Zuke, Mario Kart DS, and True Swing Golf. - The latest updates on Gamasutra sister weblog GameSetWatch include news of a review of Ian Bogost's new book, named 'Unit Operations: An Approach to Videogame Criticism', the latest 'Our Blazing Destiny' comic, and a NASCAR rookie winning with the help of a NASCAR game. - Also updated today: Serious Games Source news on FAS presenting research findings on serious games and technology, plus Gamasutra product news on Qimonda supplying graphics ram for the Xbox 360 and Softimage Face Robot 1.0 shipping, plus the latest Gamasutra job postings, featuring openings from 3D Realms, Blizzard Entertainment, Champlain College, Datascope Recruitment, Disney Buena Vista Games, LucasArts, NCsoft, Nintendo of America, THQ KAOS, and WMS Gaming.

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