Top 5 game sales per system worldwide in week 30, 2008

26 July 2008
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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
Wii Fit with Balance Board for WiiNorth America: 1. Wii Fit (Nintendo), 2. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo), 3. Rock Band Special Edition (EA Games), 4. Wii Play (Nintendo), 5. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo).

Japan: 1. Wii Fit (Nintendo), 2. Boom Blox (EA Games), 3. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo), 4. Wario Land Shake (Nintendo), 5. Family Trainer (Bandai).

Europe: 1. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo), 2. Wii Fit (Nintendo), 3. Wii Play (Nintendo), 4. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo), 5. Carnival Funfair Games (2K Games).

Xbox 360
NCAA Football 09 for Xbox 360North America: 1. NCAA Football 09 (EA Sports), 2. Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar), 3. Halo 3 (Microsoft), 4. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare — Game of the Year (Activision), 5. Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution (2K Games).

Japan: 1. Bully (Bethesda), 2. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Bundle (Activision), 3. Ninja Gaiden II (Tecmo), 4. Battlefield: Bad Company (EA Games), 5. The Idolm@ster — Xbox 360 Platinum Collection (Namco).

Europe: 1. Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar), 2. Halo 3 (Microsoft), 3. Battlefield: Bad Company (EA Games), 4. Rock Band (EA Games), 5. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare — Game of the Year (Activision).

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. Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (SCEA), 4. Assassin’s Creed (Ubisoft), 5. NCAA Football 09 (EA Sports).

Japan: 1. Siren: New Translation (SCEI), 2. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots — Special Edition (Konami), 3. Tears to Tiara: Kakan no Daichi — Limited Edition (Aqua Plus), 4. Tears to Tiara: Kakan no Daichi (Aqua Plus), 5. Metal Gear Online (Konami).

Europe: 1. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Konami), 2. Buzz! Quiz TV with Buzzers (SCEE), 3. Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar), 4. Top Spin 3 (2K Games), 5. Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (SCEA).

PlayStation 2
Rock Band Special Edition for PS2North America: 1. Rock Band Special Edition (EA Games), 2. Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (LucasArts), 3. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Bundle (Activision), 4. Rock Band Track Pack: Vol. 1 (EA Games), 5. God of War II (SCEA).

Japan: 1. Persona 4 (Atlus), 2. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 15 (Konami), 3. Samurai Spirits Rokuban Shoubu (SNK Playmore), 4. Bully (Bethesda), 5. Sengoku Basara X (Capcom).

Europe: 1. Lego Indiana Jones (LucasArts), 2. FIFA 08 (EA Sports), 3. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Bundle (Activision), 4. Kung Fu Panda (Activision), 5. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Rockstar).

Warcraft III Battle Chest for PCNorth America: 1. Warcraft III Battle Chest (Blizzard), 2. World of Warcraft Battle Chest (Blizzard), 3. Diablo Battle Chest (Blizzard), 4. Nancy Drew: The Phantom of Venice (Her Interactive), 5. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade (Blizzard).

Japan: 1. Monster Hunter Frontier Online Season 3.0 Premium (E-Frontier), 2. Asaki Yumemishi (MIO), 3. Sou, Atashitachi wa Konna ni mo Rifujin na Sekai ni Ikiteru no Dara Yo 3 (Jitensha Sougyou), 4. Daikoukai Jidai Online: Cruz del Sur Treasure Pack — Inca no Hihou (Koei), 5. Phantasy Star Universe (Sega).

Europe: 1. Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Complete (2K Games), 2. Football Manager 2008 (Sega), 3. Mass Effect (EA Games), 4. The Sims 2: IKEA Home Stuff (EA Games), 5. Crysis (EA Games).

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

Japan: 1. KORG DS-10 (AQ Interactive), 2. Dragon Quest V: Tenkuu No Hanayome (Square Enix), 3. Daigasso! Band Brothers DX (Nintendo), 4. DS Bimoji Training (Nintendo), 5. Katekyoo Hitman Reborn! DS Flame Rumble Hyper – Moeyo Mirai (Takara Tomy).

Europe: 1. Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training (Nintendo), 2. More Brain Training (Nintendo), 3. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo), 4. Lego Indiana Jones (LucasArts), 5. 42 All-Time Classics (Nintendo).

PlayStation Portable
R-Type Command for PSPNorth America: 1. R-Type Command (Atlus), 2. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (Square Enix), 3. God of War: Chains of Olympus (SCEA), 4. Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Rockstar), 5. Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions (Square Enix).

Japan: 1. Gundam Battle Universe (Bandai), 2. Eiyuu Densetsu: Sora no Kiseki the 3rd (Nihon Falcom), 3. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (Capcom), 4. Clannad (Prototype), 5. Maplus: Portable Navi (Edia).

Europe: 1. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (Square Enix), 2. Lego Indiana Jones (LucasArts), 3. Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami), 4. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Rockstar), 5. Virtua Tennis 3 (Sega).

Wii Fit stays on the healthiest spot of the Wii chart. NCAA Football 09 remains on top of the Xbox 360 chart. PS3 exclusive Metal Gear Solid 4 remains at #1. Rock Band returns as a number 1 hit on the PS2 chart. Warcraft III Battle Chest debuts on the PC‘s top spot. Final Fantasy IV debuts on the DS chart. And lastly R-Type Command returns on the PSP chart after a discount. — More analysis at Gamasutra.


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