This might come as a nice surprise.
Admittedly, the next 20 are not quite as interesting, but probably more expected: Monopoly, Sorry, etc.
The message: not everyone is buying the same games as the ones bought by their parents, wrapped in new themes. At least in the US.
The UK list is rather more dismal looking. Amazon France looks a bit better, but not much. Amazon Canada has no game store. Amazon China has a toy store, but no game store. Japan‘s store looks interesting, if I could figure out what the heck any of it meant; they have some Dominion, classic abstracts, and Bakugan. Germany is somewhere between Japan and the US.
The common factor: all top lists have Uno.
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It’s interesting the Hasbo is not in the top 10. Does SET Enterprises really sell that many game, though?
SET Enterprises has won numerous awards, and its games have remained top sellers for decades. It licenses the games to newspaper puzzle pages and mobile versions.
As of July, 2009, the SET game has sold over 2 million copies since it was born in 1974. In contrast, UNO, invented in 1971, had sold 75 million copies by 1990.