Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 20, 2014

17 May 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. Minecraft: Playstation 3 Edition (PS3)
      2. Assassin’s Creed: IV Black Flag (PS3)
      3. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
      4. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
      5. The Last of Us (PS3)
      6. Kirby Triple Deluxe (3DS)
      7. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
      8. Pokemon X (3DS)
      9. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
      10. Pokemon Y (3DS)

    Minecraft: PlayStation Edition quickly passing its 1 million copies sold milestone now that its on disc too! It’s playing catching up with the PC’s 15 million players, and let’s not forget about the 12 million Xbox 360 players. Although it’s nowhere near the massive 21 million Minecraft Pocket Edition players!

    After such success it’s no surprise that Warner Bros.’s The Lego Movie team has bought the rights to make a Minecraft Movie.

    Watch the Minecraft launch video here:

    Japan’s Top 10 Games:

      1. The Idolmaster: One For All (PS3)
      2. Yokai Watch (3DS)
      3. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
      4. Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition – North American Version (PS3)
      5. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
      6. Kirby Triple Deluxe (3DS)
      7. Mario Party: Island Tour (3DS)
      8. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (3DS)
      9. Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind (3DS)
      10. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)

    Namco Bandai this week released The Idolmaster: One For All on PlayStation 3 (officially written as “THE iDOLM@STER ONE FOR ALL”). The popular raising sim & music rhythm series is still topping the Japanese gaming charts with each new release. With its #1 debut only days after release, fans are clearly excited to play as a producer once more, this time training a group of 13 pop idols to stardom.

    Here’s The Idolmaster: One For All TV commercial that’s airing in Japan.

    Europe’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Minecraft: Playstation 3 Edition (PS3)
      2. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
      3. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
      4. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
      5. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
      6. Kirby Triple Deluxe (3DS)
      7. Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (Xbox 360)
      8. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)
      9. The LEGO Movie: Videogame (Xbox 360)
      10. Pokemon Y (3DS)

    Worldwide Top Games Per System:

    • Minecraft: Playstation 3 Edition comes in at #1 on the PS3 chart.
    • Call of Duty: Ghosts comes in 1st on the Xbox 360 chart.
    • Kirby Triple Deluxe floats to the top of the 3DS chart.
    • Titanfall console bundle still tops the Xbox One chart.
    • FIFA 14 returns at #1 on the PS4 chart.
    • New Super Mario Bros. U console bundle jumps back on top of the Wii U chart.
    • Just Dance 2014 keeps grooving into first place on the Wii chart.
    • Borderlands 2 handheld bundle stays as number one on the PS Vita chart.
    • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 catches the #1 spot on the DS chart.
    • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn returns on the PC chart.
    • Lastly, The Sims 3: Island Paradise Expansion Pack returns high on the Mac chart.

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

    What video games have you played 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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