Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 35, 2013

31 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.

North America’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Madden NFL 25 Anniversary Edition with NFL Sunday Ticket (Xbox 360)
    2. Madden NFL 25 Anniversary Edition with NFL Sunday Ticket (PS3)
    3. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC)
    4. Madden NFL 25 (Xbox 360)
    5. Madden NFL 13 (Xbox 360)
    6. BioShock Infinite (PC)
    7. Medal of Honor: Warfighter (PS3)
    8. Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Xbox 360)
    9. Command & Conquer The Ultimate Collection (PC)
    10. Madden NFL 25 (PS3)

EA Sports has debuted Madden NFL 25 this week on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 to much rejoicing of American Football fans, especially those looking to get a $200 NFL Sunday Ticket for just $40 on top of the $60 game. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions will follow in November.

Check out the funny Madden 25 TV commercial.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle – Limited Edition (PS3)
    2. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS3)
    3. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS)
    4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    5. L.A. Noir (PS3)
    6. Mario & Luigi RPG 4: Dream Team (3DS)
    7. The Last of Us (PS3)
    8. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle – Golden Experience Box (PS3)
    9. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Limited Reservation Box (PS3)
    10. Danganronpa: Academy of Hope and High School Students of Despair – Best of PSP Edition (PSP)

“JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle” lets many manga characters from Shonen Jump series battle it out. Why? Because it’s awesome! Its “unconventional story mode” is said to be the kind of game all us 3D fighting game fans would love to play in English, alas this Namco Bandai series — that got half a million pre-orders and a perfect score in Famitsu!! — stays put in Japan.

Here’s the epic JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle TV commercial that’s airing in Japan.

And here’s a fan-subbed trailer for the new game’s release this week.

PS: It’s one thing to leave a game like this with many unknowns in Japan, but they better find a way to release “J-Stars Victory VS” internationally. Because that pits Dragon Ball Z, Naruto Shippuden, One Piece, Bleach, Gintama and other popular manga/anime series against each other!

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Saints Row IV – Commander In Chief Edition (Xbox 360)
    2. Saints Row IV – Commander In Chief Edition (PS3)
    3. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC)
    4. The Last Of Us (PS3)
    5. Minecraft (Xbox 360)
    6. Payday 2 (Xbox 360)
    7. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    8. Rayman Legends (Wii U)
    9. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)
    10. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist (Xbox 360)

Deep Silver launched the Volition-developed Saints Row IV last week. Widely acclaimed as the craziest and stupidest fun open world game series there is; there’s aliens and super powers this time. Saints Row IV does not take itself seriously in the least and so far 1+ million fans love it for that.

Here’s the Saints Row IV TV commercial.

To recap the top games per system:

  • Madden NFL 25 debuts high on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts
  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn debuts atop the PC chart.
  • Just Dance 4 keeps swinging on 1st place on the Wii chart.
  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf is at numero uno on the 3DS & global charts.
  • SimCity 2013 makes its debut on the Mac chart.
  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 get caught at #1 on the DS chart.
  • New Super Luigi U stays in the Wii U chart.
  • Lastly, The Walking Dead: The Game – Season 1 comes in at #1 on the PS Vita chart.

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

What video games did you play this weekend? Any of these?

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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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