Games Weather Report of Week 19, 2010

Games Weather Report Week 19
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. Just Dance (Wii)
2. New Super Mario Bros. (Wii)
3. Guitar Hero 5 (Xbox 360)
4. Pokemon HeartGold Version (DS)
5. God of War III (PS3)
6. 3D Dot Game Heroes (PS3)
7. Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board (Wii)
8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Xbox 360)
9. Mario Kart Wii with Wii Wheel (Wii)
10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (PS3)

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

1. Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 (DS)
2. Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (PSP)
3. Nier Replicant (PS3)
4. Super Street Fighter IV – Limited Edition (PS3)
5. Hakuouki Portable – Limited Edition (PSP)
6. Wii Fit Plus – Set with Wii Balance Board (Wii)
7. New Super Mario Bros. (Wii)
8. Tomodachi [Friend/Mii] Collection (DS)
9. 2010 FIFA World Cup Tournament in South Africa (PS3)
10. Mario Kart Wii with Wii Wheel (Wii)

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

1. Just Dance (Wii)
2. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (PS3)
3. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (PC)
4. 2010 FIFA World Cup (PS3)
5. Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
6. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (Xbox 360)
7. Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board (Wii)
8. Alan Wake (Xbox 360)
9. 2010 FIFA World Cup (Xbox 360)
10. Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City (PS3)

To recap the top games per system: Just Dance swings back to the first place on the Wii chart. God of War III remains on the PS3 chart. Guitar Hero 5 returns on the Xbox 360 chart. While Pokemon SoulSilver Version & Pokemon HeartGold Version stay high on the DS chart. The Sims 3 becomes #1 again on the PC/Mac chart. Shadow of the Colossus returns on the PS2 chart. And lastly, God of War Chains of Olympus stays on the PSP chart.

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