Top 5 game sales per system worldwide in week 44, 2008

1 November 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. Wii Music (Nintendo), 3. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo), 4. Guitar Hero: Aerosmith (Activision), 5. Guitar Hero World Tour – Band Kit (Activision).

Japan: 1. Shape Boxing: Wii Enjoy Diet! (Rocket Company), 2. Wii Music (Nintendo), 3. Wii Fit (Nintendo), 4. Harvest Moon: Exciting Animal March (Marvelous), 5. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo).

Europe: 1. Wii Fit (Nintendo), 2. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo), 3. Wii Play (Nintendo), 4. Carnival: Fun Fair Games (2K Games), 5. FIFA 09 All-Play (Electronic Arts).

Xbox 360
Fallout 3 for Xbox 360North America: 1. Fallout 3 (Bethesda), 2. Fable II (Microsoft), 3. Infinite Undiscovery (Square Enix), 4. Fable II: Limited Collector’s Edition (Microsoft), 5 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas (Ubisoft).

Japan: 1. Grand Theft Auto IV (Capcom), 2. Tales of Vesperia (Namco), 3. Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway (Ubisoft), 4. Dead Rising – Platinum Collection (Capcom), 5. The Idolm@ster – Platinum Collection (Namco).

Europe: 1. Fable II (Microsoft), 2. FIFA 09 (Electronic Arts), 3. Fallout 3 (Bethesda), 4. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (Konami), 5. Halo 3 (Microsoft).

PlayStation 3
LittleBigPlanet for PS3North America: 1. LittleBigPlanet (Sony), 2. Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds (Sony), 3. Fallout 3 (Bethesda), 4. Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar), 5. Soul Calibur IV (Namco).

Japan: 1. LittleBigPlanet (Sony), 2. Grand Theft Auto IV (Capcom), 3. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots – Special Edition (Konami), 4. SOCOM: Confrontation (Sony), 5. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion – Game of the Year Edition (Bethesda).

Europe: 1. FIFA 09 (Electronic Arts), 2. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (Konami), 3. Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar), 4. Fallout 3 (Bethesda), 5. James Bond 007: Quantum of Solace (Activision).

PlayStation 2
Lego Batman for PS2North America: 1. Lego Batman (Warner Bros.), 2. Guitar Hero: World Tour (Activision), 3. Madden NFL 09 (Electronic Arts), 4. God of War II (Sony), 5. The King of Fighters Collection: The Orochi Saga (SNK Playmore).

Japan: 1. Devil Summoner: Raido Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon – Plus Edition (Atlus), 2. Thunder Force VI (Sega), 3. Devil Summoner: Raido Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon (Atlus), 4. Hokuouki (Idea Factory), 5. Super Robot Taisen Z (Banpresto).

Europe: 1. FIFA 09 (Electronic Arts), 2. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (Konami), 3. Lego Batman (Warner Bros.), 4. James Bond 007: Quantum of Solace (Activision), 5. Crash Bandicoot: Mind Over Mutant (Vivendi).

PC
Fallout 3 for PCNorth America: 1. Fallout 3 (Bethesda), 2. Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Electronic Arts), 3. Fallout 3 Collector’s Edition (Bethesda), 4. Nancy Drew: The Haunting of Castle Malloy (Her Interactive), 5. Spore (Electronic Arts).

Japan: 1. Chaos;Head (Nitro Plus), 2. Clannad: Full Voice (Key), 3. Final Fantasy XI: The Vana’diel Collection (Square Enix), 4. Legend of the Galactic Heroes (Bandai Namco), 5. Monster Hunter Frontier Online Season 3.0 Premium (E Frontier).

Europe: 1. Fallout 3 (Bethesda), 2. Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Electronic Arts), 3. Fallout 3: Collectors Edition (Bethesda), 4. Far Cry 2 (Ubisoft), 5. Spore (Electronic Arts).

Nintendo DS
New Super Mario Bros. for DSNorth America: 1. New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo), 2. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo), 3. Brain Age (Nintendo), 4. Brain Age 2 (Nintendo), 5. Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir (Nintendo).

Japan: 1. Wagamama Fashion: Girls Mode (Nintendo), 2. Pokemon Platinum (Nintendo), 3. Avalon Code – includes original drama CD & materials set (Marvelous), 4. Valkyrie Profile: The Accused Ones (Square Enix), 5. Rhythm Tengoku Gold (Nintendo).

Europe: 1. Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? (Nintendo), 2. More Brain Training (Nintendo), 3. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo), 4. Lego Batman (Warner Bros.), 5. Imagine: Teacher (Ubisoft).

PlayStation Portable
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for PSPNorth America: 1. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (LucasArts), 2. Star Ocean: First Departure (Square Enix), 3. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (Square Enix), 4. Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Rockstar), 5. God of War: Chains of Olympus (Sony).

Japan: 1. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G – Platinum Edition (Capcom), 2. Don’t Be So Bold Just Because You Are Heroes Part 2 (Sony), 3. Mega Man Powered Up – Best Price! (Capcom), 4. Macross Ace Frontier (Bandai), 5. Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (Square Enix).

Europe: 1. FIFA 09 (Electronic Arts), 2. Lego Batman (Warner Bros.), 3. Call of Duty: Roads to Victory (Activision), 4. Lego Indiana Jones (LucasArts), 5. God of War: Chains of Olympus (Sony).

Wii Fit returns to the healthiest spot on the Wii chart. Fallout 3 debuts number one spot on the Xbox 360 and PC charts. LittleBigPlanet debuts on top of the PS3 chart. Lego Batman once again remains high on the PS2 chart. New Super Mario Bros. returns on the DS chart. And lastly another return visitor with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed on the PSP chart.

“Extra! Extra! Read all about it!” A listing of the top 5 sellers per region, for all systems combined.

North America: 1. Wii Fit (Wii), 2. Wii Music (Wii), 3. Mario Kart Wii (Wii), 4. Fallout 3 (Xbox 360), 5. LittleBigPlanet (PS3).

Japan: 1. LittleBigPlanet (PS3), 2. Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3), 3. Wagamama Fashion: Girls Mode (DS), 4. Devil Summoner: Raido Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon – Plus Edition (PS2), 5. Pokemon Platinum (DS).

Europe: 1. Wii Fit (Wii), 2. Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? (DS), 3. Mario Kart Wii (Wii), 4. Wii Play (Wii), 5. Fable II (Xbox 360).

For the full lists go to Amazon’s US, JPN (PC) & UK sites.

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Ferry Groenendijk By Ferry Groenendijk: He is the founder and editor of Video Games Blogger. He loved gaming from the moment he got a Nintendo with Super Mario Bros. on his 8th birthday. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook and at Google+.


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