Top 10 Bestselling Games Worldwide in Week 7, 2012

18 February 2012
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What were the top 10 bestselling games in America, Japan, and Europe? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the games that are the hottest worldwide.

What follows is a listing of the Top 10 bestsellers per region, for all systems combined.

North America’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 (Xbox 360 Kinect)
    2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
    3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
    4. Just Dance 3 (Wii)
    5. Zumba Fitness (Wii)
    6. Uncharted: Golden Abyss (PS Vita)
    7. Kinect Sports (Xbox 360 Kinect)
    8. Twisted Metal (PS3)
    9. Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure: Boomer (3DS, Wii, PS3, Xbox 360)
    10. Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii)

Ubisoft’s Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 workout game is doing well for itself this week. It’s already managed to stay in the charts for 11 weeks so far.

Here’s the Dutch TV commercial.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (3DS)
    2. New Love Plus – Normal Edition (3DS)
    3. Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
    4. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
    5. Gravity Daze: Gravitational Dizziness (PS Vita)
    6. Monster Hunter 3G (3DS)
    7. Resident Evil Revelations (3DS)
    8. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
    9. Just Dance Wii (Wii)
    10. ToHeart2 DX PLUS – Limited Edition including original Tote Bags benefits (PS3)

Square Enix have launched the Nintendo 3DS-exclusive game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy. Released in Japan this week (it’s currently not set to release anywhere else), its unique rhythm gameplay for the traditionally RPG series is causing the game to debut #1 on the overall charts.

Here’s the TV commercial from Japan with celebrity Imalu playing the game.

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii)
    2. Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure – Character Pack – Eruptor (Wii/PS3/Xbox 360/PC)
    3. Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure: Triple Character Pack – Double Trouble, Whirlwind and Drill Sergeant (Wii/PS3/Xbox 360/PC)
    4. Zumba Fitness (Wii)
    5. Football Manager 2012 (PC/Mac)
    6. Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure: Triple Character Pack – Lightning Rod, Zook and Cynder (Wii/PS3/Xbox 360/PC)
    7. Just Dance 3: Special Edition (Wii)
    8. Saints Row: The Third (Xbox 360)
    9. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3)
    10. FIFA 12 (Xbox 360)

When Nintendo and Sega join forces, people pay attention. Their mascots once again play nice in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games for Wii. After the original sold over 19 million times, this sequel is well on its way of following that with 2.4 million sales in just two months last year. Fun sports/party games like this always tend to keep selling well on Wii, and this title proves no exception.

Here’s the TV advert that’s good for a chuckle.

To recap the top games per system:

  • Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 ranks highest on the Xbox 360 chart.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is at the top of the PS3 chart.
  • Just Dance 3’s stardom stays #1 on the Wii chart.
  • Uncharted: Golden Abyss debuts for early adopters oo the PS Vita chart (in the USA).
  • Mario Kart 7 finishes on 1st place on the 3DS chart.
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic is now at the top of the PC chart.
  • The Sims 3: Generations is at the top of the Mac chart.
  • New Super Mario Bros. shows up on the DS chart.
  • Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom takes top spot on the PSP chart.
  • And lastly, Final Fantasy X appears on the PS2 chart, where it’s been over 10 years!

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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