Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 8, 2014

22 February 2014
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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. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U)
      2. The Lego Movie Videogame (Xbox 360)
      3. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
      4. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
      5. Bravely Default (3DS)
      6. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
      7. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
      8. Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (PS4)
      9. Pokemon X (3DS)
      10. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)

    After the well-received return of the DKC series last generation with Donkey Kong Country Returns, developer Retro Studios was quickly put to work on a sequel for the past 4 years. Yesterday Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze launched on the Wii U in America/Canada and Europe/Australia to celebrate the series’ 20th anniversary!

    Here’s the Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze commercial that’s airing on TV.

    Japan’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Yakuza Restoration! (PS3)
      2. Yokai Watch (3DS)
      3. Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca’s Marvelous Mysterious Key (3DS)
      4. Yakuza Restoration! (PS4)
      5. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
      6. Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS)
      7. Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (PS4)
      8. Battlefield 4 (PS4)
      9. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
      10. Puzzle & Dragons Z (3DS)

    Ryu ga Gotoku Ishin! (which translates as Yakuza Restoration!) is a spin-off in the Yakuza series that was released TODAY on both the PlayStation 3 & PlayStation 4 to coincide with the the launch date of the PlayStation 4 console in Japan.

    Check out the Japanese Yakuza Restoration! TV commercial.

    Europe’s Top 10 Games:

      1. The Lego Movie Videogame – Western Emmet Minifigure Edition (Xbox 360)
      2. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
      3. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
      4. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
      5. Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)
      6. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U)
      7. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
      8. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
      9. The Lego Movie: Videogame (Xbox 360)
      10. FIFA 14 (PS3)

    The Lego Movie Videogame launched in Europe last week to coincide with the funny-with-a-message The Lego Movie it’s based on.

    Here’s The Lego Movie Videogame TV commercial.

    Worldwide Top Games Per System:

    • Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze debuts on the Wii U chart.
    • The Lego Movie Videogame is #1 on the Xbox 360 chart.
    • Grand Theft Auto V is #1 on the PS3 chart.
    • Bravely Default stays atop the 3DS chart.
    • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition re-appears on the PS4 chart.
    • Rocksmith 2014 Edition is on top of the PC & Mac charts.
    • Just Dance 2014 keeps jumping to first place on the Wii chart.
    • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 catches the #1 spot on the DS chart.
    • Lastly, Persona 4 Golden returns at #1 on the PS Vita chart.

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

    What video games will 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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