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Saling The World: Just Dance 3, Mario Kart 7 Head Domestic Sales Charts

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled Amazon.com charts find Just Dance 3 and Modern Warfare 3 leading domestic multiplatform sales, while Mario Kart 7 heads the portable charts worldwide.
Gamasutra's weekly column, "Saling The World", covers the top five sellers for every available platform in the United States, Japan, and Europe, providing an important update of sales patterns worldwide. This week's charts, with data taken from December 8th, 2011, find Just Dance 3 and Modern Warfare 3 leading domestic multiplatform sales, while Mario Kart 7 heads the portable charts worldwide. Data for "Saling The World" comes courtesy of the public sales information on Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and Amazon.co.jp, with sales split out for each platform and territory, and pre-orders disregarded. This results in a true sense of what games are selling worldwide on the real-time updated service, as follows: Multiplatform North America: 1. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft, Wii), 2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision, X360), 3. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft, X360), 4. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda, X360), 5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision, PS3). Japan: 1. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 3DS), 2. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo, 3DS), 3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda, PS3), 4. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda, X360), 5. Hoshi no Kirby Wii (Nintendo, Wii). UK: 1. Just Dance 3 - Special Edition (Ubisoft, Wii), 2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda, X360), 3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision, X360), 4. Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call (Nintendo, DS), 5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision, PS3). The Wii version of Ubisoft's Just Dance 3 maintains its sales lead over Modern Warfare 3 and Skyrim in North America and the UK. The Kinect-enabled Xbox 360 edition also proves to be a popular pick in this week's domestic sales charts. In Japan, meanwhile, Nintendo's Mario Kart 7 premieres as this week's top seller across all platforms, as Skyrim captures two chart spots in its debut week. Nintendo Wii North America: 1. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft), 2. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Nintendo), 3. Zumba Fitness 2 (Majesco), 4. Just Dance 2 (Ubisoft), 5. uDraw Game Tablet with uDraw Studio: Instant Artist - Black (THQ). Japan: 1. Hoshi no Kirby Wii (Nintendo), 2. Just Dance Wii (Nintendo), 3. Zelda no Densetsu: Skyward Sword (Nintendo), 4. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo), 5. Mario & Sonic At London Olympic (Nintendo). UK: 1. Just Dance 3 - Special Edition (Ubisoft), 2. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega), 3. Zumba Fitness (505 Games), 4. ABBA: You Can Dance (Ubisoft), 5. Michael Jackson: The Experience (Ubisoft). The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword reports strong sales stateside, but comes up short against reigning chart leader Just Dance 3. Elsewhere, Hoshi no Kirby Wii (Kirby's Return to Dreamland) reclaims the top chart spot in Japan, as Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games emerges as a big seller in the UK. Xbox 360 North America: 1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision), 2. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft), 3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 4. Madden NFL 12 (EA Sports), 5. Kinect Sports: Season Two (Microsoft). Japan: 1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 2. Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Microsoft), 3. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Ubisoft), 4. Dance Central 2 (Microsoft), 5. Ace Combat: Assault Horizon (Namco Bandai). UK: 1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision), 3. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Ubisoft), 4. FIFA 12 (EA Sports), 5. Forza Motorsport 4 (Microsoft). While Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 remains the Xbox 360's biggest seller in North America, Skyrim emerges as the week's overall top title in Europe. Skyrim also sees fast sales in Japan, where it outsells Kinect Disneyland Adventures and Assassin's Creed: Revelations. PlayStation 3 North America: 1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision), 2. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (SCEA), 3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 4. Batman: Arkham City (Warner Bros), 5. Madden NFL 12 (EA Sports). Japan: 1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 2. Kidou Senshi Gundam: Extreme VS (Namco Bandai), 3. Idolmaster: Anime and G4U Pack Vol 2 (Namco Bandai), 4. Metal Gear Solid: HD Edition (Konami), 5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - Subtitled Edition (Square Enix). UK: 1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision), 2. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (SCEA), 3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 4. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Ubisoft), 5. FIFA 12 (EA Sports). Modern Warfare 3 leads over Uncharted 3 as this week's most popular PlayStation 3 title in the United States. Skyrim overtakes last week's chart winner Kidou Senshi Gundam: Extreme VS in Japan, while Assassin's Creed: Revelations and FIFA 12 continue to rack up impressive sales in the UK. PC North America: 1. The Sims 3: Pets (EA Games), 2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 3. The Sims 3 (EA Games), 4. The Sims 3: Generations (EA Games), 5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision). Japan: 1. Ragnarok Online RJC2011: Process to the Hero Vol 2 (E Frontier), 2. Ragnarok Online RJC2011: Process to the Hero Vol 1 (E Frontier), 3. Ragnarok Online 9th Anniversary Package (E Frontier), 4. Battlefield 3 (EA Games), 5. The Sims 3: Pets Data Set (EA Games). UK: 1. Football Manager 2012 (Sega), 2. The Sims 3: Pets (EA Games), 3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 4. The Sims 3 (EA Games), 5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision). After topping the domestic PC charts for the last two weeks, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim drops to second place following a surge in sales for EA's The Sims 3: Pets. The Sims 3's core package and the Generations expansion also rank as popular titles, as Modern Warfare 3 returns after a brief chart absence at fifth. Nintendo 3DS North America: 1. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo), 2. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo), 3. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Nintendo), 4. Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars 3D (LucasArts), 5. Pokemon Rumble Blast (Nintendo). Japan: 1. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo), 2. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo), 3. Zelda no Densetsu: Toki no Ocarina 3D (Nintendo), 4. Super Pokemon Rumble (Nintendo), 5. Nintendogs + Cats: Toy Poodle and New Friends (Nintendo). UK: 1. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo), 2. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo), 3. Super Pokemon Rumble (Nintendo), 4. Nintendogs + Cats: Golden Retriever and New Friends (Nintendo), 5. FIFA 12 (EA Games). Mario Kart 7 heads the 3DS charts worldwide in its first week of release, unseating former multi-region chart champion Super Mario 3D Land and longtime favorite The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. Nintendo DS North America: 1. Kirby Mass Attack (Nintendo), 2. Monster High: Ghoul Spirit (THQ), 3. New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo), 4. Plants vs. Zombies (PopCap), 5. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo). Japan: 1. One Piece: Gigant Battle 2 - Shinsekai (Namco Bandai), 2. Tamagotchi Collection (Namco Bandai), 3. Atsumete! Kirby (Nintendo), 4. Metal Max 2: Reloaded - Limited Edition (Kadokawa Games), 5. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo). UK: 1. Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call (Nintendo), 2. Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo (Activision), 3. Let's Draw! (Majesco), 4. Art Academy (Nintendo), 5. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo). Kirby Mass Attack steals the top chart spot away from last week's DS sales leader Monster High: Ghoul Spirit in the United States, while Namco Bandai's manga-based brawler One Piece: Gigant Battle 2 - Shinsekai leads over Tamagotchi Collection in Japan. PlayStation Portable North America: 1. Need for Speed: Most Wanted (EA Games), 2. Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (Square Enix), 3. Medal of Honor Heroes (EA Games), 4. Madden NFL 12 (EA Sports), 5. Madden NFL 11 (EA Sports). Japan: 1. Danball Senki Boost (Level 5), 2. Mashiro Iro Symphony: *mutsu-no-hana (Comfort), 3. Final Fantasy Reishiki (Square Enix), 4. AKB1/48: Idol to Guam de Koishitara... - Limited Edition (Namco Bandai), 5. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd (Capcom). UK: 1. FIFA 12 (EA Sports), 2. Football Manager Handheld 2012 (Sega), 3. Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines (Ubisoft), 4. LittleBigPlanet (SCEE), 5. Lego Batman (Warner Bros). Level 5's Danball Senki Boost climbs to the top of the PSP charts in Japan, as FIFA 12 and Football Manager Handheld 2012 continue to dominate platform sales in the UK.

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