Weekly Video Game Post–December 18, 2011

Weekly Video Game Podcast – December 18, 2011 <67 mins (46.0 MB)>
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  • Jamie Gore and John Teodoro
  • First podcast in a long time. Let’s hope this starts to be a regular thing again instead of a special edition.
  • Sales are up big time due to the holiday season
  • How is the PlayStation 3 sitting atop worldwide sales for 2011? John and I talk about Sony’s 2011 in this week’s podcast
  • It’s about time people bought the 3DS. It only took a Zelda game and two Mario titles to make people want to buy the machine.
  • Continue reading for sales figures from the week of June 25th and other stuff (all sales figures come from www.vgchartz.com)

Video Game Sales for the Week of December 10, 2011

Rank

Console

Title

Publisher

Sales of the Week

Weeks of Release

1 3DS Mario Kart 7 Nintendo 760k new
2 Wii Just Dance 3 Ubisoft 435k 10
3 Xbox 360 Kinect Adventures Microsoft 406k 58
4 Xbox 360 Call of Duty:
Modern Warfare 3
Activision 354k 5
5 3DS Super Mario 3D Land Nintendo 304k 4
6 PS3 Call of Duty:
Modern Warfare 3
Activision 232k 5
7 Wii Mario Kart Wii Nintendo 207k 189
8 Wii The Legend of Zelda:
Skyward Sword
Nintendo 195k 3
9 Wii Wii Sports Resort Nintendo 186k 124
10 Xbox 360 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Xbox 360 180k 5

This Week’s Retail Game Releases

(click title for trailers)

PC Star Wars: The Old Republic
Nintendo 3DS – Heavy Fire: The Chosen Few 3D

Last Week’s Downloadable Game Release

(click title for trailers)

Microsoft Xbox 360 Joe Danger: Special Edition
Sonic CD
Nintendo 3DS Master Blaster: Enemy Below (GBC-VC)
Nintendo DS Elite Forces: Unit 77
Just Sing! Christmas Vol. 3
WordJong Arcade

Nintendo Wii Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: 
  The Lady Liberty Larceny
Sony Playstation 3 Family Feud Decades
Sony Playstation Portable The Marbians (Minis)
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