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Saling The World: Uncharted, Hot Shots Golf top platform sales in Vita launch week

Gamasutra's latest custom compiled Amazon.com charts find Uncharted: Golden Abyss and Hot Shots Golf leading domestic PlayStation Vita software sales, while Gravity Daze heads platform sales in Japan.
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 February 16th, 2012, find Uncharted: Golden Abyss and Hot Shots Golf leading domestic PlayStation Vita software sales, while Gravity Daze and Ragnarok Odyssey head platform sales in Japan. 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 Downloadable versions of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Dungeon Defenders top the sales charts stateside this week, thanks largely to recent steep price drops for both titles at Amazon. Square Enix's Final Fantasy-themed rhythm game Theatrhythm and Konami's newly launched 3DS dating sim New Love Plus lead the sales rankings in Japan, where Gravity Daze emerges as the PlayStation Vita's biggest seller. North America: 1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - Download Edition (Activision, PC), 2. Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 (Ubisoft, X360), 3. Dungeon Defenders - Download Edition (Trendy, PC), 4. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft, Wii), 5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision, X360). Japan: 1. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (Square Enix, 3DS), 2. New Love Plus (Konami, 3DS), 3. Binary Domain (Sega, PS3), 4. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 3DS), 5. Gravity Daze (SCEI, Vita). UK: 1. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega, Wii), 2. Zumba Fitness (505 Games, Wii), 3. Football Manager 2012 (Sega, PC), 4. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (SCEE, PS3), 5. Just Dance 3 - Special Edition (Ubisoft, Wii). Nintendo Wii Just Dance 3 and a deeply discounted We Ski top the Wii sales charts in North America, while Sega's Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games manages to overtake longtime chart leader Zumba Fitness this week in the UK. North America: 1. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft), 2. We Ski (Namco Bandai), 3. Zumba Fitness (Majesco), 4. Zumba Fitness 2 (Majesco), 5. Just Dance 2 (Ubisoft). Japan: 1. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo), 2. Hoshi no Kirby Wii (Nintendo), 3. Just Dance Wii (Nintendo), 4. Wii Party (Nintendo), 5. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo). UK: 1. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega), 2. Zumba Fitness (505 Games), 3. Just Dance 3 - Special Edition (Ubisoft), 4. Zumba Fitness 2 (505 Games), 5. Wii Party (Nintendo). Xbox 360 THQ's Saints Row The Third makes an impressive showing in the UK this week, outselling FIFA 12 and the recently released Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. EA's Alice: Madness Returns leads the week's results in Japan, where Binary Domain, Oneechanbara Z, and SoulCalibur V also report top sales. North America: 1. Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 (Ubisoft), 2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision), 3. Battlefield 3 (EA Games), 4. Kinect Sports (Microsoft), 5. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda). Japan: 1. Alice: Madness Returns (EA Games), 2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 3. Binary Domain (Sega), 4. Oneechanbara Z: Kagura (D3 Publisher), 5. SoulCalibur V (Namco Bandai). UK: 1. Saints Row The Third (THQ), 2. FIFA 12 (EA Sports), 3. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (EA Games), 4. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision). PlayStation 3 Twisted Metal trails reigning PlayStation 3 sales leader Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 in its debut week stateside. Sega's Binary Domain tops Final Fantasy XIII-2 in Japan, as Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception and Modern Warfare 3 head platform sales in Europe. North America: 1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision), 2. Twisted Metal (SCEA), 3. Battlefield 3 (EA Games), 4. Batman: Arkham City (Warner Bros), 5. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Ubisoft). Japan: 1. Binary Domain (Sega), 2. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Square Enix), 3. Gran Turismo V Spec II (SCEI), 4. World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012 (Konami), 5. Armored Core V (From Software). UK: 1. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (SCEE), 2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision), 3. FIFA 12 (EA Sports), 4. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Ubisoft), 5. Batman: Arkham City (Warner Bros). PC Downloadable titles comprise the entirety of Amazon's top PC sellers list this week in the United States, while Capcom's Monster Hunter Frontier Online captures the majority of the top five in Japan. North America: 1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - Download Edition (Activision), 2. Dungeon Defenders - Download Edition (Trendy), 3. Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition - Download Edition (2K Games), 4. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - Download Edition (EA Games), 5. Magicka Collection - Download Edition (Paradox). Japan: 1. Monster Hunter Frontier Online Forward.3 - Premium Package (Capcom), 2. Battlefield 3 (EA Games), 3. Monster Hunter Frontier Online Forward.1 - Premium Package (Capcom), 4. SimCity 4 (EA Games), 5. Monster Hunter Frontier Online Anniversary 2011 - Premium Package (Capcom) UK: 1. Football Manager 2012 (Sega), 2. The Sims 3: Pets (EA Games), 3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda), 4. Star Wars: The Old Republic (EA Games), 5. The Sims 3: Master Suite Stuff (EA Games). Nintendo 3DS Namco Bandai's PS2-ported RPG Tales of the Abyss claims second place in the North American Nintendo DS chart in its premiere week, outselling Super Mario 3D Land and challenging Mario Kart 7 for the top chart spot. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy and New Love Plus report strong sales in Japan, meanwhile, as Capcom's Resident Evil: Revelations meets with a positive reception in the United States and the UK. North America: 1. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo), 2. Tales of the Abyss (Namco Bandai), 3. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo), 4. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Nintendo), 5. Resident Evil: Revelations (Capcom). Japan: 1. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (Square Enix), 2. New Love Plus (Konami), 3. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo), 4. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo), 5. Monster Hunter 3G (Capcom). UK: 1. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo), 2. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega), 3. Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo), 4. Resident Evil: Revelations (Capcom), 5. Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition (Capcom). PlayStation Vita Uncharted: Golden Abyss ranks as the PS Vita's biggest-selling title in the platform's premiere week stateside, leading over fellow launch titles Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational and WipEout 2048. Gravity Daze and Ragnarok Odyssey capture the top two chart spots in Japan, meanwhile, as Namco Bandai's RPG Tales of Innocence R and ChunSoft's adventure title Shin Kamaitachi no Yoru: 11 Hitome no Suspect also report fast sales. North America: 1. Uncharted: Golden Abyss (SCEA), 2. Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational (SCEA), 3. WipEout 2048 (SCEA), 4. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (Capcom), 5. Lumines: Electronic Symphony (Ubisoft). Japan: 1. Gravity Daze (SCEI), 2. Ragnarok Odyssey (GungHo), 3. Tales of Innocence R (Namco Bandai), 4. Shin Kamaitachi no Yoru: 11 Hitome no Suspect (ChunSoft), 5. Minna no Golf 6 (SCEI).

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