What are the top 10 bestselling video games in America, Japan and Europe this week? 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.
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North America’s Top 10 Games:
1. The Last of Us (PS3)
2. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
3. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
4. Just Dance 4 (Wii)
5. NCAA Football 14 (Xbox 360)
6. Assassin’s Creed III (Xbox 360)
7. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)
8. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PS3)
9. Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS)
10. Saints Row: The Third (PC)
Sony confirmed The Last of Us has sold 3.4 million copies worldwide… in its first 3 weeks on sale! Buyers are in for an emotional roller-coaster ride through a zombie-infested future!
Here’s The Last of Us live-action TV commercial.
Japan’s Top 10 Games:
1. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 5 – Dual Destinies (3DS)
2. Dragon’s Crown (PS3)
3. Danganronpa: Academy of Hope and High School Students of Despair – Best of PSP Edition (PSP)
4. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. (3DS)
5. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS)
6. The Last of Us (PS3)
7. The Witch and The Hundred Knights – Limited Edition (PS3)
8. Dragon’s Crown (PS Vita)
9. Lego City Undercover (Wii U)
10. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
“Ace Attorney 5” launched on 3DS in Japan this week. It’s known as “Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies” in the rest of the world, who have to wait for the eShop-only release in late 2013. It’s the first game in the series to appear on 3DS, it takes place one year after Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, and sees Phoenix Wright return as the protagonist.
Watch the “Ace Attorney 5” TV commercial that’s airing in Japan.
Europe’s Top 10 Games:
1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
2. The Last Of Us (PS3)
3. Pikmin 3 (Wii U)
4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
5. Mario and Luigi: Dream Team Bros. (3DS)
6. Halo 4 (Xbox 360)
7. The Sims 3 (PC/Mac)
8. FIFA 13 (Xbox 360)
9. The Sims 3: University Life (PC/Mac)
10. Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (3DS)
Millions of Xbox 360 (and PC) gamers are spending the summer creating worlds block-by-block from their imagination.
Check out the Minecraft trailer showing off the extra Xbox 360 features.
To recap the top games per system:
- Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition returns atop the Xbox 360 chart.
- The Last of Us stays at #1 on the PS3 charts and globally.
- The Animal Crossing: New Leaf is at numero uno on the 3DS chart.
- Just Dance 4 returns to 1st place on the Wii chart.
- Saints Row: The Third returns on the PC chart.
- Pokemon Black & White Version 2 get caught at #1 on the DS chart.
- The Sims 3 Island Paradise appears on the Mac chart.
- New Super Mario Bros. U jumps onto the Wii U chart.
- Lastly, Lumines: Electronic Symphony makes music at #1 on the PS Vita chart.