Top 5 game sales per system worldwide in week 27, 2008

What are the best-selling games in America, Japan, and Europe (UK) this week? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the games that are the most popular now.

Nintendo Wii
Mario Kart Wii with Wii Wheel for WiiNorth America: 1. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo), 2. Wii Play (Nintendo), 3. Rock Band Special Edition (EA Games), 4. Wii Fit (Nintendo), 5. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo).

Japan: 1. Tales of Symphonia: Ratatosk no Kishi (Namco), 2. Wii Fit (Nintendo), 3. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo), 4. Resident Evil Zero: Wii Edition (Capcom), 5. Family Trainer (Namco Bandai).

Europe: 1. Wii Fit (Nintendo), 2. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo), 3. Big Beach Sports (THQ), 4. Wii Play (Nintendo), 5. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega).

Xbox 360
Assassin's Creed for Xbox 360North America: 1. Assassin’s Creed (Ubisoft), 2. Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar), 3. Battlefield: Bad Company (EA Games), 4. Rock Band Special Edition (EA Games), 5. Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution (2K Games).

Japan: 1. Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (Bandai), 2. Battlefield: Bad Company (EA Games), 3. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Bundle (Activision), 4. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare — Game of the year Edition (Activision), 5. Mobile Suit Gundam: Operation Troy (Bandai).

Europe: 1. Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar), 2. Battlefield: Bad Company (EA Games), 3. Halo 3 (Microsoft), 4. Rock Band: Band in a Box (EA Games), 5. Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution (2K Games).

PlayStation 3
Metal Gear Solid 4 for PS3North America: 1. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Konami), 2. Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar), 3. Assassin’s Creed (Ubisoft), 4. Gran Turismo 5: Prologue (SCEA), 5. Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution (2K Games).

Japan: 1. Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (Bandai), 2. Initial D Extreme Stage (Sega), 3. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots — Special Edition (Konami), 4. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare — Game of the year Edition (Activision), 5. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Konami).

Europe: 1. Buzz! Quiz TV with Buzzers (SCEE), 2. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Konami), 3. Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar), 4. Battlefield: Bad Company — Gold Edition (EA), 5. Lego: Indiana Jones (Activision).

PlayStation 2
Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection for PS2North America: 1. Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection (Konami), 2. Rock Band Special Edition (EA Games), 3. Lego Indiana Jones (LucasArts), 4. Guitar Hero: Aerosmith (Activision), 5. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Wireless Bundle (Activision).

Japan: 1. Night Flower Romanesque: Love and Sadness are Your Aria (Marvelous Entertainment), 2. Harukanaru Jikuu no Kade 4 (Koei), 3. Hisshou Pachinko*Pachi-Slot Kouryaku Series DS Vol. 12: CR Shinseiki Evangelion – Shito, Futatabi (D3 Publisher), 4. The King of Fighters ’98 Ultimate Match — NeoGeo Ultimate Collection (SNK Playmore), 5. Harukanaru Jikuu no Kade 4 — Treasure Box (Koei).

Europe: 1. Lego Indiana Jones (LucasArts), 2. FIFA 08 (EA Sports), 3. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Bundle (Activision), 4. The Golden Compass (Sega), 5. Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami).

PC
Diablo Battle Chest for PC and MacNorth America: 1. Diablo Battle Chest (Blizzard), 2. Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning Collector’s Edition (EA), 3. The Sims 2: IKEA Home Stuff (EA Games), 4. World of Warcraft Battle Chest (Blizzard), 5. The Orange Box (EA Games).

Japan: 1. Hellgate: London (EA Games), 2. Lineage: The Cross Rancor (E-Frontier), 3. Ragnarok Online Summer Package 2008 (E-Frontier), 4. Final Fantasy XI: Vana’diel Collection (Square Enix), 5. The Sims 2: Ikea Home Pack (EA Games).

Europe: 1. Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Complete (Take 2), 2. The Sims 2: IKEA Home Stuff (EA Games), 3. Mass Effect (EA Games), 4. Football Manager 2008 (Sega), 5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Activision).

Nintendo DS
Guitar Hero: On Tour for DSNorth America: 1. Guitar Hero: On Tour (Activision), 2. New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo), 3. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo), 4. Brain Age 2 (Nintendo), 5. Brain Age (Nintendo).

Japan: 1. Daigasso! Band Brothers DX (Nintendo), 2. Derby Stallion DS (Enterbrain), 3. The Game With No Name (Square Enix), 4. DS Bimoji Training (Nintendo), 5. Hiiro no Kakera DS — Special Edition (Idea Factory).

Europe: 1. Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training (Nintendo), 2. My Health Coach (Ubisoft), 3. More Brain Training (Nintendo), 4. Scrabble 2007: New Edition (Ubisoft), 5. 42 All-Time Classics (Nintendo).

PlayStation Portable
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII for PSPNorth America: 1. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (Square Enix), 2. God of War: Chains of Olympus (SCEA), 3. Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories (Rockstar), 4. Tekken: Dark Resurrection (Namco), 5. Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (SCEA).

Japan: 1. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (Capcom), 2. God of War: Chains of Olympus (Capcom), 3. World Neverland 2-in-1 Portable (Fonfun), 4. Sword to Magic to Campus Mono (Acquire), 5. Super Robot Taisen A (Banpresto).

Europe: 1. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (Square Enix), 2. Lego Indiana Jones (LucasArts), 3. God of War: Chains of Olympus (SCEE), 4. Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Take 2), 5. Final Fantasy I (Square Enix).

Mario Kart Wii keeps finishing first on the Wii chart. Assassin’s Creed returns on the top of the Xbox 360 chart after a discount to $24. PS3 exclusive Metal Gear Solid 4 remains at #1. Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection returns to the PS2 chart. The Diablo Battle Chest rises from hell to the PC top spot. Guitar Hero: On Tour rocks out on the DS chart again. And lastly Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII remains on the PSP chart. — For the full lists go to Amazon’s US, UK & JPN sites.