What are the top 10 bestselling video games in America, Japan and Europe this week? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the video games that are the hottest worldwide right now.
What follows is a listing of the Top 10 bestsellers per region, for all systems combined.
North America’s Top 10 Games:
1. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)
2. LittleBigPlanet Karting (PS3)
3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Legendary Edition (PC)
4. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
5. Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (Wii)
6. Payday: The Heist (PC)
7. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC)
8. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
9. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
10. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag (Xbox 360)
Mario Kart 8 got on the grid worldwide 3 weeks ago! With the previous console Mario Kart game on Wii selling to almost 36 million fans, can the Wii U sequel keep up the pace? Reviewers say yes, lauding the game as the best Mario Kart ever.
Sales-wise, it has sold a staggering 1.2 million copies worldwide in its first weekend. Expect this title to rank high on the top 100 charts for many years to come, as Mario Kart games always keep selling like hotcakes.
This just in! Fox News reports on a new development in Mario Kart 8, the Luigi Death Stare meme!
Japan’s Top 10 Games:
1. Yokai Watch (3DS)
2. Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition – North American Version (PS3)
3. Pokemon Art Academy (3DS)
4. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
5. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)
6. Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth (3DS)
7. World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014: Challenge of Aoki Samurai (PS3)
8. Pokemon X (3DS)
9. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
10. Persona 4: The Golden (PS Vita)
Reaching its 1 million sold milestone on 3DS a month ago, the manga / game / anime franchise Yokai Watch was created by game developer Level-5 to great success! The Nintendo 3DS game is still popular in Japan 10 months after release thanks to the new anime airing in 2014.
Good news! The RPG game’s English version was recently confirmed to be coming to America in 2014!
Check out the new Yokai Watch game’s TV commercial:
Europe’s Top 10 Games:
1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
2. EA Sports UFC (PS4)
3. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
4. Minecraft: Playstation 3 Edition (PS3)
5. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
6. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)
7. Watch Dogs (PS4)
8. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
9. Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (Xbox 360)
10. Watch Dogs (Xbox 360)
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition recently reached its 12 million copies sold milestone! It’s quickly catching up with the PC’s 15 million players, and let’s not forget about the 1 million new PS3 players. Although it’s nowhere near the massive 21 million Minecraft Pocket Edition players! 54 million in total so far.
After such success it’s no surprise that Warner Bros.’s The Lego Movie team has bought the rights to make a Minecraft Movie.
Watch the Minecraft on Xbox 360 launch video here:
Worldwide Top Games Per System:
- Mario Kart 8 debuts on first place on the Wii U chart.
- LittleBigPlanet Karting returns in 1st place on the PS3 chart.
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Legendary Edition returns on the PC chart.
- Grand Theft Auto V comes in 1st on the Xbox 360 chart.
- Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two returns to first place on the Wii chart.
- Watch Dogs debuts at #1 on the PS4 chart.
- Tomodachi Life debuts on top of the 3DS chart.
- The Sims 3: Generations returns on the Mac chart.
- Call of Duty: Ghosts comes in 1st on the Xbox One chart.
- Dragon’s Crown returns as number one on the PS Vita chart.
- Lastly, Pokemon Black & White Version 2 catches the #1 spot on the DS chart.