Aussie game charts: July 7-July 13

Super Smash Bros. Brawl retakes the coveted number one spot down under.

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The latest instalment in the hugely popular Super Smash Bros. series--Super Smash Bros. Brawl--has reclaimed the throne atop of the Australian game chart, according to data trackers GfK Australia. Mario Kart Wii, which was last week's number one, slipped down into second position.

Wii Play and Wii Fit remained in third and fourth places, respectively, for the week of July 7-July 13, while Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games on the Wii jumped up significantly into the fifth spot. Veteran chart visitor--Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?--returned to the chart, after a brief break, taking out sixth position. Activision's Guitar Hero: On Tour, which is the series' debut on a handheld platform, continues to plod along in seventh place. High School Musical: Makin' the Cut dropped three spots to number eight. Finishing off the list, is SingStar Party Hits in ninth and 10th places--ninth place is taken up by the stand-alone game, while 10th held is the microphone bundle.

In the PC charts, The Sims 2 continues to flex its muscle, with The Sims 2: Ikea Home Stuff taking out the top spot. Six other Sims 2 titles can also be found in the top 10.

All sales stats, including console-by-console breakdowns, can be found below:

Top 10 Full-Priced Games
1. Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Wii
2. Mario Kart Wii, Wii
3. Wii Play bundle, Wii
4. Wii Fit, Wii
5. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Wii
6. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain, Nintendo DS
7. Guitar Hero: On Tour, Nintendo DS
8. High School Musical: Makin' the Cut, Nintendo DS
9. SingStar Party Hits, PlayStation 2
10. SingStar Party Hits bundle, PlayStation 2

Top 10 PS3 Games (over A$60)
1. Grand Theft Auto IV
2. Buzz! Quiz TV
3. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
4. GRID
5. Battlefield: Bad Company
6. Beijing 2008 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games
7. Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit
8. Top Spin 3
9. Assassin's Creed
10. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle

Top 10 Xbox 360 Games (over A$50)
1. Grand Theft Auto IV
2. Battlefield: Bad Company
3. Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit
4. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle
5. GRID
6. Halo 3
7. Beijing 2008 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games
8. Ninja Gaiden II
9. Top Spin 3
10. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Goty

Top 10 Wii Games (over A$50)
1. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
2. Mario Kart Wii
3. Wii Play bundle
4. Wii Fit
5. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
6. Super Mario Galaxy
7. Mario Party 8
8. Top Spin 3
9. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle
10. Sports Island

Top 10 PC Games (over A$20)
1. The Sims 2: Ikea Stuff
2. The Sims 2
3. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
4. The Sims 2: Bon Voyage
5. The Sims 2: Seasons
6. The Sims 2: Pets
7. The Sims 2: Open for Business
8. The Sims 2: Free Time
9. World of Warcraft
10. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade

Top 10 Nintendo DS Games (over A$40)
1. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?
2. Guitar Hero: On Tour bundle
3. High School Musical: Makin' the Cut
4. Mario Kart DS
5. New Super Mario Bros.
6. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness
7. Pokemon Diamond
8. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time
9. Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat?
10. Pokemon Pearl

Top 10 PS2 Games (over A$50)
1. SingStar Party Hits
2. SingStar Party Hits bundle
3. Kung Fu Panda
4. Guitar Hero II double pack
5. Buzz! Pop Quiz
6. SingStar '90s
7. Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
8. SingStar Pop Hits bundle
9. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle
10. Buzz! Pop Quiz bundle

Top 10 PSP games (over A$40)
1. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
2. God of War: Chains of Olympus
3. Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
4. MX vs. ATV Untamed
5. Need For Speed ProStreet
6. The Simpsons Game
7. ATV Offroad Fury Pro
8. FIFA Soccer 08
9. Everybody's Golf 2
10. SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Tactical Strike

All data supplied by GfK Australia.

Discussion

19 comments
pigilikepoe
pigilikepoe

Brawl is a behemoth that can't be stopped.

Stabby
Stabby

Well of course its mostly casual gamers as many hardcore games have violence and such... and remember this is Australia... dam Government lol!

Jack1717
Jack1717

Wow, brawl still is owning them all

taddia
taddia

Triplekill, not every console lives of world wars u kno 8P

Triplekill
Triplekill

Whats up with all the crappy games SIngstar? Buzz? Wiiplay and Wiibundle Come on! You really start to think about what type of age group are playing games over there. lol

xgalacticax
xgalacticax

All games in top 8 are Nintendo games? hahahahahaha . Is it a wonder why the WIi and DS are on top of Hardware sales? Let Sony and Microsoft keep thinking about how to rent and buy movies. Morons. Oh well....MGS4 is still number one in my heart.

crozon
crozon

argh damn aussies have no taste in games, look at the pc charts whats with the sims.

_JPH_
_JPH_

Aussi charts suck.

Saren_Arterius
Saren_Arterius

damn we auzzies sure do love the wii - well except for me.

Nintendo_Man
Nintendo_Man

Don't expect the top 4 to change much for a while.

tawagivercetti
tawagivercetti

I can't believe people actually still go to a retail shop to buy a game! You save like 30-70% online, also there are no lines. I hate lines! eg. I got Gta iv UNCUT for $55!

RaiKageRyu
RaiKageRyu

The thing is casual dominated which namely means Nintendo of course.

AncientDozer
AncientDozer

. . . People actually like Singstar? Wow, you learn something every day.

azad_champ
azad_champ

No! MGS4 is falling. Damn you, Aussies!!!

the_real_VIP
the_real_VIP

And the games on the list are mostly casual games. Damn casual games!

EPaul
EPaul

Wow, MGS4 fell off the list