Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 31, 2013

3 August 2013
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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. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
      2. The Last of Us (PS3)
      3. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
      4. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (PS3)
      5. God of War: Ascension (PS3)
      6. NCAA Football 14 (Xbox 360)
      7. Just Dance 4 (Wii)
      8. Pikmin 3 (Wii U)
      9. FIFA Soccer 13 (PS3)
      10. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)

    It’s the ideal portable summer game. Once again millions of 3DS gamers are flocking to a new virtual town populated with anthropomorphic animals to become mayor.

    Check out the Animal Crossing: New Leaf TV commercial airing in the USA.

    Japan’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 5 – Dual Destinies (3DS)
      2. Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life (3DS)
      3. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. (3DS)
      4. Danganronpa: Academy of Hope and High School Students of Despair – Best of PSP Edition (PSP)
      5. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS)
      6. The Last of Us (PS3)
      7. Dragon’s Crown (PS3)
      8. Killer is Dead – Premium Edition (PS3)
      9. Yokai Watch (3DS)
      10. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)

    “Ace Attorney 5” launched on 3DS in Japan last week, selling 250,216 copies! 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. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
      4. Pikmin 3 (Wii U)
      5. The Sims 3: Island Paradise (PC/Mac)
      6. FIFA 13 (Xbox 360)
      7. Batman: Arkham City – Game of the Year Edition (PS3)
      8. FIFA 13 (PS3)
      9. Mario and Luigi: Dream Team Bros. (3DS)
      10. BioShock Infinite (Xbox 360)

    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:

    • The Animal Crossing: New Leaf is at numero uno on the 3DS & global charts.
    • Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition returns atop the Xbox 360 chart.
    • The Last of Us stays at #1 on the PS3 chart.
    • Just Dance 4 keeps swinging on 1st place on the Wii chart.
    • Pikmin 3 debuts in the Wii U chart.
    • BioShock Infinite 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.
    • Lastly, Need for Speed: Most Wanted makes music at #1 on the PS Vita chart.

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


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    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+.

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    • Yeah, another quiet but great week. During the summer most of the top 10 lists stay the same, unless there’s the lone popular new release. Still, the lists should be heating up again mid-August.

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