Lack of Xbox360 Games by Launch Date? Hogwash!

The NY Times printed an article yesterday regarding an impending dearth of Xbox 360 games by the time the console launches on Tuesday, November 22nd.
 
The article is here.
 
I did my own research and at this point, I see the following:
– Number of games being released on launch date is 18.
– Total number of games being released by December 25th is 31.
– Number of game vendors working on the 31 titles is 18.
 

Here is the breakdown by vendor.
 
Games being released on November 22nd:
 
1. Call of Duty® 2             (Activision Inc.)
2. Test Drive Unlimited        (Atari Inc.)
3. Dead Rising                 (Capcom)
4. Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
5. FIFA 06: Road to World Cup  (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
6. Madden NFL 06               (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
7. NBA Live 06                 (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
8. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06     (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
9. (eM)-eNCHANT-arM            (FromSoftware Inc.)
10. Dynasty Warriors 5 Special  (Koei Co. Ltd.)
11. Everyparty                  (Microsoft Game Studios)
12. Kameo: Elements of Power    (Microsoft Game Studios)
13. NINETY-NINE NIGHTS          (Microsoft Game Studios)
14. Ridge Racer 6               (Namco)
15. CHROMEHOUNDS                (Sega)
16. FINAL FANTASY XI            (Square Enix Co. Ltd.)
17. World Air Force             (Taito Corp.)
18. Wrestle Kingdom             (Yuke’s Co. Ltd.)
 
Games being released by December 25th
 
19. Mobile Suit Gundam          (Bandai Co. Ltd.)
20. Resident Evil 5             (Capcom)
21. Shutoku Battle              (Genki Co. Ltd.)
22. Bomberman – Act Zero        (Hudson Soft Co. Ltd.)
23. Far East of Eden – Ziria    (Hudson Soft Co. Ltd.)
24. Rumble Roses XX             (Konami)
25. Gears of War                (Microsoft Game Studios)
26. Project Gotham Racing® 3    (Microsoft Game Studios)
27. Frame City Killer           (Namco)
28. Sonic the Hedgehog          (Sega)
29. The Outfit                  (THQ)
30. Saint’s Row                 (THQ)
31. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon    (Ubisoft Entertainment)
 

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