Games Weather Report of Week 6, 2011

13 February 2011
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Games Weather Report Week 6
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 2 (Wii)
2. Zumba Fitness (Wii)
3. Kinect Sports (Xbox 360 Kinect)
4. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Xbox 360)
5. Michael Jackson The Experience (Wii)
6. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
7. Dead Space 2 (Xbox 360)
8. Dead Space 2 (PS3)
9. Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board (Wii)
10. Call of Duty: Black Ops (PS3)

Pretty much the same list as the past month two months, just with more exercise games. Ubisoft strikes again with another casual game everyone and their family can enjoy. It’s no wonder Just Dance 2 keeps topping the charts. Here’s the commercial depicting a 100% realistic dance scenario for your livingroom.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

1. Tales of The World: Radiant Mythology 3 (PSP)
2. Samurai Warriors 3 Z – Limited Edition (PS3)
3. Black Rockshooter: The Game – Limited Edition (PSP)
4. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd (PSP)
5. LittleBigPlanet 2 (PS3)
6. Shape Boxing 2: Wii de Enjoy Diet! (Wii)
7. Ace Attorney 2 – Limited Edition (DS)
8. Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare (PS3)
9. Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board (Wii)
10. Samurai Warriors 3 Z – Premium Box with Illustrations Character Set, Soundtrack CD, Desk Calendar, Special Rubber Key Chain (PS3)

Namco just released the sixth entry in the Tales of the World series in Japan, exclusively for PSP. It features 80 characters from all past Tales games. They are even running commercials for it! When’s the last time you saw a PSP ad on TV?

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

1. Just Dance 2 (Wii)
2. Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood (PS3)
3. Just Dance (Wii)
4. FIFA 11 (PS3)
5. Dead Space 2 – Limited Edition (PS3)
6. Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood (Xbox 360)
7. Football Manager 2011 (PC)
8. Art Academy: Learn Painting and Drawing Techniques with Step-by-Step Training (DS)
9. FIFA 11 (Xbox 360)
10. Wii Party (Wii)

To recap the top games per system: Just Dance 2 remains to star on the Wii chart. Kinect Sports returns on the Xbox 360 chart. While Dead Space 2 shows up for the first time since release on the PS3 chart. DC Universe Online remains #1 on the PC chart. Zhu Zhu Pets Wild Bunch debuts in first place on the DS chart. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII returns on top of the PSP chart. And lastly, Kingdom Hearts II keeps returning on the PS2 chart.

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

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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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