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. Just Dance 3 (Wii)
2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
4. Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii)
5. Mortal Kombat (PS Vita)
6. Battlefield 3 (Xbox 360)
7. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3)
8. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Xbox 360)
9. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)
10. Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Xbox 360)
The Just Dance series has sold over 25 million units worldwide. Just Dance 3 players alone are spending 23 million minutes per day playing the game, dancing to 7.5 million songs daily!
Here’s the Katy Perry Firework trailer.
Japan’s Top 10 Games:
1. Hyperdimension Neptunia V – Early Summer God Limited Edition (PS3)
2. Mario Party 9 (Wii)
3. Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
4. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
5. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
6. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS: Black Version – Includes Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard (DS)
7. Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
8. Resident Evil: Raccoon City Operations (PS3)
9. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS: White Version – Includes Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard (DS)
10. Monster Hunter 3G (3DS)
I’m a little vague on the details here (not speaking Japanese doesn’t help) but it seems Idea Factory & Compile Heart have released an early birds edition of their Hyperdimenion Neptunia Mk2 sequel called Hyperdimension Neptunia V. The fanservice RPG is another PlayStation 3-exclusive.
This fan video shows & discusses all the new goddesses from screenshots and scans of Hyperdimension Neptunia V.
Click on the thumbnail here to see the full Hyperdimension Neptunia V boxart from the top:
Europe’s Top 10 Games:
1. Sniper Elite V2 (Xbox 360)
2. FIFA 12 (Xbox 360)
3. Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo (DS)
4. Sniper Elite V2 (PS3)
5. FIFA 12 (PS3)
6. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)
7. Battlefield 3 (Xbox 360)
8. Kinect Star Wars (Xbox 360 Kinect)
9. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Xbox 360)
10. FIFA Street (PS3)
Sniper Elite V2 has made its way to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 & PC. It stays atop in this region for the second week in a row. 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:
- Just Dance 3 stars on the Wii chart.
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is #1 this week on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
- Mortal Kombat stays atop the PS Vita chart.
- New Super Mario Bros. shows up on the DS chart.
- Super Mario 3D Land returns on 1st place on the 3DS chart.
- Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition rules the PC chart.
- Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen entertains series fans on the Mac chart.
- Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep takes top spot on the PSP chart.
- And lastly, Kingdom Hearts II returns on the PS2 chart.