Weekly Video Game Post–August 16, 2010

Weekly Video Game Podcast – August 16, 2010 <45 mins (41.5 MB)>
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  • Jamie Gore and Chris Karpyszyn
  • A quarter of this podcast is me hating on Ubisoft…this is either because it really is a slow news week for games or I loathe the recent business direction of the company (probably a little of both)
  • Hopefully there will be some interesting stuff to talk about when Gamescom hits this week.
  • When I read that Bioshock Infinite was in the works, I was so underwhelmed that I felt that I needed to take a nap.
  • Continue reading for sales figures from the week of July 31 and other stuff (all sales figures come from www.vgchartz.com)

Video Game Sales for the Week of August 7, 2010

Rank

Console

Title

Publisher

Sales of the Week

Weeks of Release

1 Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 Nintendo 38k 11
2 Wii New Super Mario Bros. Wii Nintendo 31k 38
3 Wii Wii Fit Plus Nintendo 28k 44
4 Xbox 360 Call of Duty:
Modern Warfare 2
Activision 28k 39
5 Wii Just Dance Ubisoft 28k 38
6 Xbox 360 Red Dead Redemption Rockstar 28k 12
7 Xbox 360 Assassin’s Creed 2 Ubisoft 26k 38
8 Xbox 360 NCAA Football 11 EA Sports 25k 4
9 DS Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver Nintendo 23k 21
10 PS3 Assassin’s Creed 2 Ubisoft 23k 38
70 Wii Disney Sing It: Family Hits Disney 6k new
165 Wii The Bachelor:
The Videogame
Warner Bros. 4k new
186 PS3 Disney Sing It: Family Hits Namco Bandai 3k new

This Week’s Retail Game Releases

(click title for trailers)

Microsoft Xbox 360 Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days
Nintendo DS Dawn of Heroes
Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar
Nintendo Wii Gold’s Gym: Dance Workout
Sony Playstation 3 Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days
Sony Playstation Portable Ys Seven

Last Week’s Downloadable Game Release

(click title for trailers)

Microsoft Xbox 360 Monday Night Combat
Nintendo DS Absolute Chess
Did It Myself ABC123
Rhythm Core Alpha
Turn: The Lost Artifact
Nintendo Wii Enjoy Your Massage!
My Aquarium 2
Sony Playstation 3 Crash Team Racing (PS1)
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Sony Playstation Portable Crash Team Racing (PS1)
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