Weekly Video Game Post–September 15, 2010

Weekly Video Game Podcast – September 15, 2010 <85 mins (77.2 MB)>
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  • Jamie Gore and Steve Wood (and featuring Chris Karpyszyn)
  • Due to too many issues, this podcast is actually two weeks of recorded material rolled into one
  • I think we may have talked more about Duke Nukem: Forever than Halo: Reach
  • At least video game sales are beginning to pick up (Metroid’s sales are surprisingly high)
  • Continue reading for sales figures from the week of August 21 and other stuff (all sales figures come from www.vgchartz.com)

Video Game Sales for the Week of August 28, 2010

Rank

Console

Title

Publisher

Sales of the Week

Weeks of Release

1 Xbox 360 Mafia II 2K Games 102k new
2 Xbox 360 Madden NFL 11 EA Sports 95k 3
3 PS3 Madden NFL 11 EA Sports 75k 3
4 PS3 Mafia II 2K Games 71k new
5 Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 Nintendo 32k 14
6 Wii New Super Mario Bros. Wii Nintendo 32k 41
7 Wii Wii Fit Plus Nintendo 31k 47
8 Xbox 360 Call of Duty:
Modern Warfare 2
Activision 30k 42
9 Wii Just Dance Ubisoft 30k 41
10 DS Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver Nintendo 25k 24
32 Wii NHL 2K11 2K Games 9k new
101 Wii Gunblade NY & LA Machineguns Arcade Hits Pack Sega 5k new

Video Game Sales for the Week of September 4, 2010

Rank

Console

Title

Publisher

Sales of the Week

Weeks of Release

1 Wii Metroid: Other M Nintendo 205k new
2 Xbox 360 Madden NFL 11 EA Sports 78k 4
3 PS3 Madden NFL 11 EA Sports 70k 4
4 Xbox 360 Mafia II 2K Games 54k 2
5 PS3 Mafia II 2K Games 42k 2
6 Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 Nintendo 34k 15
7 Xbox 360 Call of Duty:
Modern Warfare 2
Activision 32k 43
8 Wii New Super Mario Bros. Wii Nintendo 31k 42
9 Wii Wii Fit Plus Nintendo 29k 48
10 DS Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver Nintendo 29k 25
12 PSP Valkyria Chronicles II Sega 26k new
51 PSP Ace Combat:
Joint Assault
Sega 8k new

Last Week’s Retail Game Releases

Microsoft Xbox 360 – Otomedius Excellent
– R.U.S.E.
– Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
– Tom Clancy’s HAWX 2
Nintendo Wii – Batman: The Brave and the Bold: The Videogame
– Family Party: Fitness Fun
– NHL Slapshot
– Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
Sony Playstation 3 – Brunswick Pro Bowling
– R.U.S.E.
– Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
– Tom Clancy’s HAWX 2
Nintendo DS – 101-in-1 Sports Megamix
– Batman: The Brave and the Bold: The Videogame
– Farm Frenzy: Animal Country
– Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
Sony Playstation Portable (PSP) – Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep
– UFC Undisputed 2010

This Week’s Retail Game Releases

Microsoft Xbox 360 – Cabela’s North American Adventures
– Halo: Reach
– Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
– Plants vs. Zombies
– Truth or Lies
Nintendo Wii – Brunswick Cosmic Bowling
– Cabela’s North American Adventures
– Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales
– Dragon’s Lair Triology
– Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
– The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest
– Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Swamp
– Swords
– Truth or Lies
– Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Duel Trainer
Sony Playstation 3 – Cabela’s North American Adventures
– Greg Hastings Paintball 2
– Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
– The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest
– Truth or Lies
Sony Playstation 2 – Cabela’s North American Adventures
– Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Swamp
Nintendo DS – Alpha and Omega
– Deer Drive
– Fancy Nancy: Tea Party Time!
– House M.D.
– Intellivision Lives!
– Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
– The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest
– Mystery Tales of Time Travel
– Phineas and Ferb Ride Again
– Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Swamp
Sony Playstation Portable (PSP) – Cabela’s North American Adventures
– Gladiator Begins
– The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest
– Phantasy Star Portable 2

Downloadable Game Releases from Two Weeks Ago

Microsoft Xbox 360 – Dead Rising 2: Case Zero
Nintendo Wii – Tales of Elastic Boy – Mission 1
Sony Playstation 3 – Castle Crashers
– Coconut Dodge (Mini)
– Sam and Max Episode 5: The City That Dares Not Sleep
– Theme Hospital (PS1 Classic)
Nintendo DS – Cosmos X2
– myNotebook: Pearl
– Music On: Learning Piano
Sony Playstation Portable (PSP) – Coconut Dodge (Mini)
– Theme Hospital (PS1 Classic)

Last Week’s Downloadable Game Releases

Microsoft Xbox 360 – Dance! It’s Your Stage
– Plants vs. Zombies
Nintendo Wii – Fenimore Fillmore “The Westerner”
– Samurai Showdown III (Neo Geo-VC)
Sony Playstation 3 – Ace Armstrong vs. The Alien Scumbags (Mini)
– TerRover
Nintendo DS – Music On: Acoustic Guitar
– My Exotic Farm
– Simply Mahjong
Sony Playstation Portable (PSP) – Ace Armstrong vs. The Alien Scumbags (Mini)
– Hannspree Ten Kate Honda SBK Superbike World
  Championship
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