Current US Best Sellers

Current US Best Sellers

It’s a Halo 3 hat trick at the top of the Amazon.com best sellers list as Master Chief mania approaches fever pitch ahead of the game’s release a week today.

*Indicates pre-order

 

All Formats: It’s hard to overlook the Xbox 360’s domination of this week’s All Formats Chart. Five 360 titles make the top ten, including the top four, while three Wii, one PS3 and one DS title also make the grade.

 

 

 

 

 

01.   Halo 3*—Microsoft (Xbox 360)
02.   Halo 3 Ltd. Edition*—Microsoft (Xbox 360)
03.   Halo 3 Leg. Edition*—Microsoft (Xbox 360)
04.   BioShock—2K Games (Xbox 360)
05.   Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day—Nintendo (DS)
06.   Wii Play w/ Remote—Nintendo (Wii)
07.   Carnival Games—Global Star (Wii)
08.   Heavenly Sword—SCEA (PS3)
09.   Metroid Prime 3: Corruption—Nintendo (Wii)
10.   Skate—EA (Xbox 360)

 

 

Xbox 360: Aside from Microsoft’s flagship franchise, it’s a good week for EA titles on the 360 chart, with Skate, Madden, Medal of Honor: and NHL titles all making the top ten.

 

 

 

 

 

 

01.   Halo 3*—Microsoft
02.   Halo 3 Ltd. Edition*—Microsoft
03.   Halo 3 Leg. Edition*—Microsoft
04.   BioShock—2K Games
05.   Skate—EA
06.   Gears of War —Microsoft
07.   Madden NFL 08—EA
08.   Medal of Honor Airborne—EA
09.   Guitar Hero 3 Bundle*—Activision
10.   NHL 08—EA

 

 

Wii: Wii Play, with that smartly bundled Remote, and Carnival Games both move up one spot to No1 and No2 respectively, in the process knocking Samus off the top spot for the first time in September. MySims is a new entry at No4 based on pre-orders.

 

 

 

 

 

01.   Wii Play w/ Remote—Nintendo
02.   Carnival Games—Global Star
03.   Metroid Prime 3: Corruption—Nintendo
04.   MySims*—EA
05.   Guitar Hero III Bundle*—Activision
06.   Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party Bundle*—Konami
07.   Super Mario Galaxy*—Nintendo
08.   Super Smash Bros. Brawl*—Nintendo
09.   Resident Evil 4—Capcom
10.   Mario Party 8—Nintendo

 

 

PS3: First-party title Heavenly Sword retains the top spot, while WarHawk is also a non-mover at No2. Two other Sony titles, Resistance and Lair, also chart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

01.   Heavenly Sword—SCEA
02.   WarHawk Bundle w/ Bluetooth Headset—SCEA
03.   DiRT—Codemasters
04.   Resistance: Fall of Man—SCEA
05.   Madden NFL 08—EA
06.   Lair—SCEA
07.   Stranglehold Collector’s Edition—Midway
08.   NHL 08—EA
09.   Ninja Gaiden Sigma—Tecmo
10.   Guitar Hero III: Legend of Rock*—Activision

 

 

PC: No change in the top two, but the perennially popular World of Warcraft expansion pack Burning Crusade pushes 2K Games’ BioShock down to fourth. Sierra’s World in Conflict, released today, is a non-mover at No8.

 

 

 

 

 

 

01.   The Sims 2: Bon Voyage—EA
02.   Medal of Honor Airborne—EA
03.   World of Warcraft Expansion: Burning Crusade—Blizzard
04.   BioShock—2K Games
05.   World of Warcraft—Blizzard
06.   Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword—2K Games
07.   Medieval II Total War: Kingdoms Expansion Pack—Sega
08.   World in Conflict—Sierra
09.   The Sims 2 Pets Expansion—EA
10.   The Sims 2 Pets H&M Fashion Stuff—EA

 

 

PS2: It’s a good week for SNK as King of Fighters XI and NeoGeo Battle Coliseum both chart on pre-orders ahead of their October releases, although the former couldn’t quite out-do Madden 08, which is up one place to No1. Last week’s top seller, Guitar Hero II, is down two to No3.

 

 

 

 

01.   Madden NFL 08—EA
02.   King of Fighters XI*—SNK
03.   Guitar Hero II Bundle—Activision
04.   NeoGeo Battle Coliseum—SNK
05.   Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80’s—Activision
06.   God of War II—SCEA
07.   Guitar Hero III—Activision
08.   Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3—Atlus
09.   .hack // G.U. vol.3 // Redemption—Namco Bandai
10.   God of War—SCEA

 

 

DS: Brain Age 2 holds firm at the top despite the challenge from this week’s highest climber, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, which creeps up two places ahead of its October 1 release. MySims makes a second entry on this week’s charts while Disney’s High School Musical: Making the Cut re-enters the top ten.

 

 

 

 

01.   Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day—Nintendo
02.   The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass*—Nintendo
03.   Brain Age—Nintendo
04.   New Super Mario Bros.—Nintendo
05.   Pokemon Diamond—Nintendo
06.   MySims*—EA
07.   Big Brain Academy—Nintendo
08.   Mario Kart—Nintendo
09.   Pokemon Pearl—Nintendo
10.   Disney’s High School Musical: Making the Cut—Disney

 

 

PSP: Jeanne D’arc maintains its grip on the PSP chart for a second successive week. Former No1 Madden, which dropped out of the top ten last week, is back in at No2, followed by Daxter, Liberty City Stories and Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions.

 

 

 

 

01.   Jeanne D’arc—SCEA
02.   Madden NFL 08—EA
03.   Daxter—SCEA
04.   Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories—Rockstar
05.   Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions*—Square Enix
06.   Monster Hunter Freedom 2—Capcom
07.   Star Wars Battlefront II—LucasArts
08.   SOCOM U.S. Navy Seals Fireteam Bravo 2—SCEA
09.   Lumines—Ubisoft
10.   Tekken: Dark Resurrection—Namco

 

 

Note: Amazon charts are updated hourly