Aussie game charts: October 12-18

Uncharted 2 finds fortune at the top of the charts down under.

Naughty Dog's critically acclaimed Uncharted 2: Among Thieves has unsurprisingly debuted at number one in the overall Australian game charts, according to data trackers GfK Australia. Uncharted 2 tells the story of treasure hunter Nathan Drake as he searches Asia for the mystical Buddhist kingdom Shambhala and the Cintamani Stone. The game was also bundled with the 250GB PlayStation 3 consoles, but those figures are excluded from the software charts.

The Wii Fit Plus bundle, which is just a Wii Balance Board and updated edition of last year's Wii Fit, had a strong first week, making it into the second spot, for the week of October 12-18. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games on the Wii came out at number three, with its Nintendo DS cousin falling short, in the eighth spot. Previous chart topper Halo 3: ODST fell down into fourth place, while Wii Sports Resort seems to be making a comeback moving into the fifth spot. After just a few days of sales, Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising deployed to number nine, just one above Brutal Legend in 10th place.

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

Top 10 Full-Priced Games
1. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, PlayStation 3
2. Wii Fit Plus bundle, Wii
3. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, Wii
4. Halo 3: ODST, Xbox 360
5. Wii Sports Resort bundle, Wii
6. Wii Play bundle, Wii
7. FIFA Soccer 10, PlayStation 3
8. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, Nintendo DS
9. Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising, Xbox 360
10. Brutal Legend, Xbox 360

Top 10 PS3 Games (over A$60)
1. Uncharted 2: Amongst Thieves
2. FIFA Soccer 10
3. Need for Speed: Shift
4. Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising
5. Brutal Legend
6. NBA 2K10
7. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare GOTY
8. NBA Live 10
9. Grand Theft Auto IV
10. Call of Duty: World at War

Top 10 Xbox 360 Games (over A$50)
1. Halo 3: ODST
2. Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising
3. Brutal Legend
4. FIFA Soccer 10
5. NBA 2K10
6. Need for Speed: Shift
7. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare GOTY
8. Call of Duty: World at War
9. Halo 3
10. Grand Theft Auto IV

Top 10 Wii Games (over A$50)
1. Wii Fit Plus bundle
2. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games
3. Wii Sports Resort bundle
4. Wii Play bundle
5. EA Sports Active
6. Wii Fit
7. Guitar Hero 5 bundle
8. FIFA Soccer 10
9. Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes
10. Super Paper Mario

Top 10 PC Games (over A$20)
1. The Sims 3
2. Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising
3. Aion
4. World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King
5. The Sims 2: Double Deluxe
6. Cities XL
7. World of Warcraft Battlechest
8. The Sims 2: Pets
9. Fallout 3 GOTY
10. The Sims 2: Apratment Life

Top 10 Nintendo DS Games (over A$40)
1. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games
2. Professor Layton and Pandora's Box
3. Scribblenauts
4. Combat of Giant Dragons
5. Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter
6. Mario Kart DS
7. New Super Mario Bros.
8. Super Mario 64
9. Mario Party DS
10. Littlest Pet Shop: Spring

Top 10 PS2 Games (over A$50)
1. FIFA Soccer 10
2. SingStar Queen
3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up
4. Guitar Hero 5
5. SingStar '90s
6. SingStar '80s
7. SingStar Rock Ballads
8. Disney Sign It! Pop Hits
9. SingStar Pop Hits
10. G-Force

Top 10 PSP games (over A$40)
1. Gran Turismo
2. Rugby League Challenge
3. FIFA Soccer 10
4. AFL Challenge
5. Need for Speed: Shift Z
6. Dissidia: Final Fantasy
7. MotorStorm Arctic Edge
8. Resistance: Retribution
9. NBA Live 10
10. Naruto Shippuden: Legends: Akatsuki Rising

All data supplied by GfK Australia.

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Discussion

18 comments
mhsdrake
mhsdrake

Great to see a really deserving game on top, knocking off all that Wii crap. Uncharted 2 will continue to sell well via word of mouth, bundles, and good reviews...etc.

funnysplay
funnysplay

Yet another reason for me to get a PS3. I havn't even played MGS4 yet, so if get a playstation ill be busy for a while.

benboz
benboz

I need to get myself a PS3. I already have a Xbox 360 which is a mad console and I would like the PS3 slim.

bennae66
bennae66

halo3 is still in microsofts top 10? for a 2plus year old games thats incredible. its only natural the ps3 were on a winner with uncharted 2. i doubt it will be in thier top 10 list in 2 years tho... but i must say: i loved the marco polo swimming pool joke in uncharted2. next to the 2nd major temple, the highlights of the game for me

Thatguysawesome
Thatguysawesome

Well done! Yet to play Uncharted 2 but im looking forward to it! Honestly, who doesn't want a PS3 now?!

cyclonebw
cyclonebw

I'll bet the sales keep climbing like mad!! :D

RadecSupreme
RadecSupreme

Naughty Dog deserves all the sales they got for creating such an excellent title. :D

denicola_a_god
denicola_a_god

woww i love uncharted 2 sickest game i ever playedd

aaronobst
aaronobst

Uncharted 2 is amazing... Naughty Dog should be so proud of themselves

Kleeyook
Kleeyook

Umm. From the video. Melee attack just works TOO well. :(

shalashaska88
shalashaska88

Naughty Dog deserves the acclaim. Let's hope it continues to sell well.