What were the best-selling games in America, Japan, and Europe the past week? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the games that are the hottest. Think of it as a games weather report.
What follows is a listing of the Top 10 bestsellers per region, for all systems combined.
North America’s Top 10 Games:1. Portal 2 (Xbox 360)
2. Portal 2 (PS3)
3. Mortal Kombat (PS3)
4. Mortal Kombat (Xbox 360)
5. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Xbox 360)
6. Just Dance 2 (Wii)
7. Zumba Fitness (Wii)
8. Kinect Sports (Xbox 360 Kinect)
9. Call of Duty: Black Ops (PS3)
10. Your Shape Fitness Evolved (Xbox 360 Kinect)
Valve looks set to make millions of humans and robots alike think with portals. It’s a strong debut for Portal 2 both at retail and online. Now where’s our Half-Life 2: Episode 3?
Here’s the full commercial showing the fantastic co-op mode.
Japan’s Top 10 Games:1. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional (DS)
2. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS including wireless keyboard and DS stand (DS)
3. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd (PSP)
4. Billy’s Boot Camp: Wii de Enjoy Diet! (Wii)
5. Professional Baseball Spirits 2011 (PSP)
6. Wii Fit Plus – Wii Balance Board Set (Wii)
7. Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection (PSP)
8. Ultimate NieR RepliCant (PS3)
9. Fitness Party (Wii)
10. El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron (PS3)
Like most Square-Enix game titles, Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional, certainly is a mouthful to pronounce. Lucky for them, people don’t seem to mind and are loving the Joker 2 expansion with new monsters and abilities on the DS.
Here’s the commercial showing off all the action.
Europe’s Top 10 Games:1. Zumba Fitness (Wii)
2. Portal 2 (Xbox 360)
3. Red Dead Redemption (Xbox 360)
4. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Xbox 360)
5. Portal 2 (PS3)
6. LEGO Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars (Wii)
7. Just Dance 2 (Wii)
8. Call of Duty: Black Ops (PS3)
9. FIFA 11 (Xbox 360)
10. Let’s Draw! (DS)
505 Games imported the Zumba Fitness craze to European Wii’s after a tremendous success in America months earlier. While casual fitness games are still on a tour the force, it’s nevertheless amazing to see it outsell all popular new releases.
Here’s the commercial showing how to do a zumbarific workout.
To recap the top games per system:
Sales data collected from Amazon’s US, JPN (PC) & UK / DE / FR websites.
Ferry 08 May, 2011
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