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.
North America’s Top 10 Games:
1. Dragon’s Crown (PS3)
2. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
3. Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition (PC)
4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
5. Just Dance 4 (Wii)
6. The Last of Us (PS3)
7. Tales of Xillia (PS3)
8. Halo 4 (Xbox 360)
9. Pikmin 3 (Wii U)
10. Guild Wars 2 (PC)
August is a great month for couch co-op games, the action-RPG beat ’em up Dragon’s Crown makes its long-awaited debut in the West on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.
Check out the Dragon’s Crown launch trailer.
Japan’s Top 10 Games:
1. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 5 – Dual Destinies (3DS)
2. Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life (3DS)
3. Dragon’s Crown (PS3)
4. The Last of Us (PS3)
5. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. (3DS)
6. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS)
7. Danganronpa: Academy of Hope and High School Students of Despair – Best of PSP Edition (PSP)
8. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
9. Super Danganronpa 2: Farewell Despair Academy – Limited Edition (PSP)
10. Dragon’s Crown (PS Vita)
“Ace Attorney 5” launched on 3DS in Japan two weeks ago, selling 290.419 copies so far! 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. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)
5. Tales of Xillia (PS3)
6. FIFA 13 (Xbox 360)
7. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
8. Football Manager 2013 (PC/Mac)
9. The Sims 3: University Life (PC/Mac)
10. Pikmin 3 (Wii U)
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:
- Dragon’s Crown debuts at #1 on the PS3 chart.
- Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition stays atop the Xbox 360 chart.
- Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition returns on the PC chart.
- The Animal Crossing: New Leaf is at numero uno on the 3DS & global charts.
- Just Dance 4 keeps swinging on 1st place on the Wii chart.
- Pikmin 3 debuts in the Wii U chart.
- Dragon’s Crown again debuts at #1 on the PS Vita chart.
- Pokemon Black & White Version 2 get caught at #1 on the DS chart.
- Lastly, The Sims 3 Starter Pack appears on the Mac chart.