Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 33, 2013

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. Tomb Raider (Xbox 360)
    2. Tomb Raider (PS3)
    3. Halo 4 (Xbox 360)
    4. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    5. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
    6. The Last of Us (PS3)
    7. Payday 2 (Xbox 360)
    8. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    9. Just Dance 4 (Wii)
    10. Dragon’s Crown (PS3)

Square Enix launched the Crystal Dynamics-developed Tomb Raider reboot worldwide half a year ago. Widely acclaimed as a breath of fresh air for the franchise, 3.4 million fans have been flocking to the action-adventure platforming title ever since.

Here’s the Tomb Raider TV commercial starring none other than Lara Croft.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
    2. Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life (3DS)
    3. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS)
    4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    5. The Last of Us (PS3)
    6. Danganronpa: Academy of Hope and High School Students of Despair – Best of PSP Edition (PSP)
    7. Pikmin 2: New Play Control! (Wii)
    8. Dragon’s Crown (PS3)
    9. Brothers Conflict: Passion Pink – Limited Edition (PSP)
    10. Super Danganronpa 2: Farewell Despair Academy – Limited Edition (PSP)

“Mario & Luigi RPG4: Dream Adventure” launched on 3DS in Japan last month after Europe/Australia’s release as “Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros.” prior, while America/Canada had to wait a month. After 4 years in development at the ex-Squaresoft staffed studio AlphaDream (run by former Squaresoft president Tetsuo Mizuno) fans can jump into a new portable role-playing adventure.

Watch the female-Luigi-fied “Mario & Luigi RPG4” TV commercials airing in Japan right now.

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Payday 2 (Xbox 360)
    2. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    3. The Last Of Us (PS3)
    4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    5. Payday 2 (PS3)
    6. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)
    7. Tomb Raider (Xbox 360)
    8. FIFA 13 (Xbox 360)
    9. The Sims 3: Island Paradise (PC/Mac)
    10. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)

Players can don the masks of the original PAYDAY crew – Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains – as they descend on Washington DC for an epic crime spree.

Check out the 4-part Payday 2 web series.

To recap the top games per system:

  • Mario and Luigi: Dream Team is at numero uno on the 3DS & global charts.
  • Tomb Raider returns atop the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
  • Just Dance 4 keeps swinging on 1st place on the Wii chart.
  • Guild Wars 2 returns on the PC chart.
  • Pikmin 3 debuts in the Wii U chart.
  • Dragon’s Crown again stays at #1 on the PS Vita chart.
  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 get caught at #1 on the DS chart.
  • Lastly, The Sims 3: Island Paradise appears on the Mac chart.

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

What video games are you playing this weekend? Any of these?