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Spore videogame
Spore videogame
Price: $45

Popular Mechanics called it the year's No. 2 breakthrough product and Fortune heralded it as the videogame of the year. But Electronic Arts' "Spore" hasn't been such a big hit with consumers. Nintendo's "Wii Play," Harmonix's "Rockband 2," and Electronic Arts' "Madden NFL '09" have swept the top-selling honors this year. "Spore" ranks No. 87 on Amazon.com's top-selling videogame list, and users on GameSpot give it a ho-hum 7.7 rating (out of 10).

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