Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 8, 2013

What are the top 10 bestselling video games in America, Japan, and Europe? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the video games that are the hottest worldwide right now.

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

North America’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Dead Space 3 (Xbox 360)
    2. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)
    3. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
    4. Dead Space 3 (PS3)
    5. Halo 4 (Xbox 360)
    6. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (PS3)
    7. Just Dance 4 (Wii)
    8. Far Cry 3 (Xbox 360)
    9. Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
    10. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3)

EA’s 6.7-million-selling survival-horror Dead Space series debuts high on the charts with Dead Space 3 on Windows PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. The demo was downloaded 2 million times, so it’s safe to say the newest game is set to scare millions of gamers in dark household rooms the world over!

Take a look at the Dead Space 3 launch trailer set to Phil Collins’ “In The Air Tonight” music (cover).

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3)
    2. Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (3DS)
    3. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    4. Amnesia – Limited Edition (PSP)
    5. Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney (3DS)
    6. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
    7. Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) G (3DS)
    8. Amnesia Later – Limited Edition (PSP)
    9. Taiko Drum Master Wii: Do Don and the Second Generation! – Super Deluxe Edition including Drum (Wii)
    10. Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Dubbed Version (PS3)

Konami’s Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance beats out the competition in its debut week on the Japanese and European charts. Fans of the Metal Gear Solid series have shown a surprising fondness of this hack and slash action game starring not Snake… but instead Raiden and his high-frequency sword.

Here’s the Metal Gear Rising TV commercial in the West of the world:

Watch the Metal Gear Rising TV commercial from the East of the world to spot the conceptual differences:

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3)
    2. FIFA 13 (Xbox 360)
    3. Crysis 3 – Hunter Edition (Xbox 360)
    4. Halo 4 (Xbox 360)
    5. FIFA 13 (PS3)
    6. Just Dance 4 (Wii)
    7. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)
    8. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Xbox 360)
    9. Crysis 3 – Hunter Edition (PS3)
    10. Far Cry 3 (Xbox 360)

To recap the top games per system:

  • Metal Gear Solid: Revengeance debuts on the PS3 chart.
  • Dead Space 3 becomes top dog on the Xbox 360 chart.
  • Crysis 3 takes first place on the PC chart.
  • Just Dance 4 dances to 1st place on the Wii chart.
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening jumps on the 3DS chart at numero uno.
  • Pokémon Black & White Version 2 reappear as #1 on the DS chart.
  • New Super Mario Bros. U remains a bestseller on the Wii U chart.
  • Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time is 1st on the PS Vita chart.
  • Lastly, The Sims 3: Generations takes first place on the Mac chart.

Sorry folks, PS2 & PSP game sales are no longer being tracked. But for years now 90% of the time they consisted out of all the Kingdom Hearts games appearing on the #1 spot on both classic PlayStation platforms, so it’s not like you’re missing out with no new games being released for them anymore.

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