Games Weather Report of Week 12, 2010

Games Weather Report Week 12
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. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (PS3)
2. Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board (Wii)
3. Pokemon HeartGold Version (DS)
4. God of War III (PS3)
5. Pokemon SoulSilver Version (DS)
6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Xbox 360)
7. Just Dance (Wii)
8. Zhu Zhu Pets: Special Edition with Baby Hamster (DS)
9. New Super Mario Bros. (Wii)
10. Assassin’s Creed II (PS3)

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

1. Hokuto Musou
2. Yakuza 4: Successor of the Legend (PS3)
3. God of War III (PS3)
4. New Super Mario Bros. (Wii)
5. Wii Fit Plus – Set with Wii Balance Board (Wii)
6. Tomodachi [Friend/Mii] Collection (DS)
7. God of War Collection (PS3)
8. Wii Sports Resort bundle with a white Wii Motion Plus (Wii)
9. Gundam: Assault Survive (PSP)
10. Demon’s Souls – The Best of PlayStation 3 (PS3)

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

1. Just Dance (Wii)
2. Pokemon SoulSilver (DS)
3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (PS3)
4. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Xbox 360)
5. Just Cause 2 Limited Edition (PS3)
6. God of War 3 (PS3)
7. Just Cause 2 Limited Edition (Xbox 360)
8. New Super Mario Brothers (Wii)
9. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (Xbox 360)
10. Heavy Rain (PS3)

To recap the top games per system: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 makes a return on the PS3 & Xbox 360 charts. Wii Fit Plus takes a healthy first place on the Wii. Pokemon SoulSilver Version & Pokemon HeartGold Version stay high on the DS chart. A discounted Left 4 Dead 2 becomes #1 on the PC chart. Shadow of the Colossus stays on the PS2 chart. And lastly, Resistance: Retribution also stays put on the PSP chart.

Sales data collected from Amazon’s US, JPN (PC) & UK / DE / FR websites.