Top 10 Bestselling Games Worldwide in Week 25, 2012

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. Pokemon Conquest (DS)
    2. Just Dance 3 (Wii)
    3. Just Dance 3 (Xbox 360 Kinect)
    4. Diablo III (PC/Mac)
    5. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Xbox 360)
    6. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (PS3)
    7. Just Dance 3 (PS3 Move)
    8. The ICO and Shadow of the Colossus Collection (PS3)
    9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
    10. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (PS3)

Pokemon Conquest is a Pokemon spin-off strategy RPG developed by Tecmo Koei for Nintendo. The DS-exclusive game combines the Pokemon and Nobunaga’s Ambition series’ universes to pit Warlords and their Pokemon against yours in battle.

Here’s the Pokemon Conquest TV commercials.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Pokemon Black 2 (DS)
    2. Pokemon White 2 (DS)
    3. Persona 4: Golden (PS Vita)
    4. Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland 3D (3DS)
    5. Tokyo Jungle (PS3)
    6. Mario Party 9 (Wii)
    7. Learn with Pokemon: Typing Adventure – Black Version (DS)
    8. Dragon’s Dogma (PS3)
    9. Mario Tennis Open (3DS)
    10. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)

Pokemon Black and White 2 were released in Japan this Saturday by Nintendo & The Pokemon Company. It’s sure to be a hit with over 1.1 million pre-orders before launch. – It’s coming to America & Europe between Q3 to Fall 2012.

The Role-Playing Games are direct sequels to the Pokemon Black and White games, but set two years later. It’s made exclusively for the Nintendo DS (also playable on Nintendo 3DS). They added new: Legendary Pokemon, trainers, rivals, gym leaders, a Pokewood sidegame, and a Pokemon World Tournament feature.

Here is the extended version of the Japanese TV commercial.

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Lego Batman 2 – Limited Lex Luthor Toy Edition (Wii)
    2. Lego Batman 2 – Limited Lex Luthor Toy Edition (Xbox 360)
    3. Lego Batman 2 – Limited Lex Luthor Toy Edition (PS3)
    4. Diablo III (PC/Mac)
    5. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Xbox 360)
    6. Football Manager 2012 (PC/Mac)
    7. Civilization V Gods and Kings (PC)
    8. FIFA 12 (Xbox 360)
    9. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
    10. Battlefield 3 (Xbox 360)

It’s time to go bonkers for bricks, studs and everything Lego with the release of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes! Fun for friends and family, the action-adventure game comes to every system under the sun.

Here’s the game’s funny launch trailer.

To recap the top games per system:

  • Pokemon Conquest debuts as #1 on the DS chart.
  • Just Dance 3 stars on the Wii & Xbox 360 charts.
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes debuts on the PS3 chart.
  • Diablo III stays on top of the PC & Mac charts.
  • Mario Kart 7 races to 1st place on the 3DS chart.
  • Metal Gear Solid HD Collection debuts atop the PS Vita chart.
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 stands fast on the PS2 chart.
  • And lastly, Need for Speed Most Wanted takes top spot on the PSP chart.

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