Top 10 Bestselling Games Worldwide in Week 18, 2012

5 May 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.

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  • North America’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
      2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
      3. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)
      4. Just Dance 3 (Wii)
      5. Tera Online (PC)
      6. Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii)
      7. Battlefield 3 (Xbox 360)
      8. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3)
      9. Battlefield 3 (PS3)
      10. Kinect Star Wars (Xbox 360 Kinect)

    Last November Activision pulled off the biggest media launch ever with 9 million copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sold worldwide in its first 3 weeks in America alone. Crazy as it sounds, that may mean that this year it’s set to have more than 25+ million sales worldwide!

    Here’s Modern Warfare 3’s very Hollywood TV commercial.

    Japan’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Mario Party 9 (Wii)
      2. Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
      3. Resident Evil: Raccoon City Operations (PS3)
      4. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
      5. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS: Black Version – Includes Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard (DS)
      6. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
      7. Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
      8. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS: White Version – Includes Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard (DS)
      9. Kid Icarus: Uprising (3DS)
      10. Prototype 2 – Import Version (PS3)

    Last week Nintendo finally released Mario Party 9 in Japan two months after the rest of the world was seen partying on their livingroom couch. The Wii game features a whopping 80 minigames and has quickly become the #1 bestselling game in this region as well!

    Here are the Japanese TV commercials.

    Europe’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Sniper Elite V2 (Xbox 360)
      2. Sniper Elite V2 (PS3)
      3. FIFA 12 (Xbox 360)
      4. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Xbox 360)
      5. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)
      6. Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo (DS)
      7. Kinect Star Wars (Xbox 360 Kinect)
      8. FIFA Street (Xbox 360)
      9. FIFA 12 (PS3)
      10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)

    Sniper Elite V2 has made its way to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 & PC this week. The anticipated sequel features a new X-Ray Kill Cam to display killshots, which are a welcome addition to the sniping action of such a tactical shooter.

    Here’s the game’s cinematic launch trailer.

    To recap the top games per system:

    • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is #1 this week on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
    • Just Dance 3 stars on the Wii chart.
    • Tera Online rules the PC chart.
    • Mario Kart 7 returns on 1st place on the 3DS chart.
    • New Super Mario Bros. shows up on the DS chart.
    • Mortal Kombat debuts atop the PS Vita chart.
    • Diablo Battlechest entertains series fans on the Mac chart.
    • Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep takes top spot on the PSP chart.
    • And lastly, Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne stays on the PS2 chart.

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


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  • About the author

    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+.

    • ssjbardock13

      1. Sonic The Hedgehg 4: Episode II
      2. The Ratchet & Clank: Trilogy
      3. Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion


      PS: Since those are my list, I want people to make their own instead of telling don’t forget Diablo III etc.

    • supermcawsomevill

       Nice list my most wanted video games this month are

      1.Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II

      2.Resident Evil 5 gold edition

      3.Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon. I want to see how this saga started before I get awaking

    • supermcawsomevill

      Hey Ferry please update. When you preorder Kingdom Hearts 3D Dream Drop Distance you will get
      One AR card that will randomly unlock Sudo Neku, Meowjesty or Ursa Circus
      One AR card that will unlock R&R Sea
      One AR Card that serves as a 360 Degree viewing stand for your Dream Eaters

    • ssjbardock13


    • That’s interesting news! 😀

    • On PS3 I’m mostly looking forward to playing Starhawk right now.
      Like you – and I’m sure every other gamer – I’ve still got a bunch of PS3 games on the backburner, like I still really want to finish up the PS3 HD Collections of late.

    • ssjbardock13

      NICE, I always wanted to buy Warhawk ps3, Starhawk is going to AWESOME, I might pick that game up as well XD

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      i just signed up waat yall do on here?

    • jayfly101

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