Aussie game charts: October 20-26

Fable II debuts at number one down under.

For the first time in a month, Wii Fit has been knocked off of the top spot of the Australian game charts, with the honours going to the Xbox 360-exclusive Fable II. The last game to knock down Wii Fit was Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, which held the champion place for only one week.

Although not claiming the charts, Wii Fit still managed to snag a very respectful position, at number two, for the week of October 20 to 26. The Wii Play and Wii Remote bundle also dropped down one, into third place. Not all first-party Nintendo games dropped in the chart, given that Mario Kart Wii held strong at number four. Far Cry 2 did exceptionally well, claiming fifth, sixth, and seventh places with the 360, PC, and PlayStation 3 versions of the game, respectively. Saints Row 2 on the 360 claimed the eighth position, whereas the PS3 version can be found just below it in ninth. Finishing off the week in 10th place is Lego Batman.

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

Top 10 Full-Priced Games for the week of August 4-August 10
1. Fable II, Xbox 360
2. Wii Fit, Wii
3. Wii Play bundle, Wii
4. Mario Kart Wii, Wii
5. Far Cry 2, Xbox 360
6. Far Cry 2, PC
7. Far Cry 2, PS3
8. Saints Row 2, Xbox 360
9. Saints Row 2, PlayStation 3
10. Lego Batman, PlayStation 2

Top 10 PS3 Games (over A$60)
1. Far Cry 2
2. Saints Row 2
3. Dead Space
4. FIFA Soccer 09
5. Midnight Club: Los Angeles
6. BioShock
7. Lego Batman
8. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
9. Grand Theft Auto IV
10. Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highways

Top 10 Xbox 360 Games (over A$50)
1. Fable II
2. Far Cry 2
3. Saints Row 2
4. Dead Space
5. FIFA Soccer 09
6. Midnight Club: Los Angeles
7. Lego Batman
8. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
9. Halo 3
10. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle

Top 10 Wii Games (over A$50)
1. Wii Fit
2. Wii Play bundle
3. Mario Kart Wii
4. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
5. Super Mario Galaxy
6. Lego Batman
7. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
8. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle
9. Samba de Amigo
10. Mario Party 8

Top 10 PC Games (over A$20)
1. Far Cry 2
2. Dead Space
3. Spore
4. Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
5. Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning
6. The Sims 2: Apartment Life
7. World of Warcraft
8. Crysis Warhead
9. The Sims 2
10. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Top 10 Nintendo DS Games (over A$40)
1. Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir
2. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain
3. My Secret World
4. Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition
5. More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima: How Old Is Your Brain?
6. Lego Batman
7. Mario Kart DS
8. High School Musical: Makin' the Cut
9. New Super Mario Bros.
10. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

Top 10 PS2 Games (over A$50)
1. Lego Batman
2. FIFA Soccer 09
3. SingStar Hottest Hits
4. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Bundle
5. SingStar Hottest Hits bundle
6. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
7. Wall-E
8. V8 Supercars 3 Platinum
9. Need for Speed ProStreet
10. WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2008 Platinum

Top 10 PSP games (over A$40)
1. FIFA Soccer 09
2. Lego Batman
3. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
4. Midnight Club: Los Angeles Remix
5. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
6. NBA Live 09 Wall-E
7. God of War: Chains of Olympus
8. Secret Agent Clank
9. Buzz!: Master Quiz
10. Iron Man

All data supplied by GfK Australia.

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13 comments
GoofyGoober88
GoofyGoober88

Naw Fable will no doubt get knocked off the top by Gears 2 next week

I_Like_Muffins
I_Like_Muffins

I think Fable II will hold its rightful first place for a VERY long time, no doubt it will beat wii fits one month record!

andrew_ribbons
andrew_ribbons

Why is a a set of bathroom scales in our gaming top ten list? Away with them! This is not a home depo. sales list!

DPhunkT
DPhunkT

Aussie government forgot to ban Far Cry 2.

Sabretache47
Sabretache47

Its good to see the real games beat down the casual trash.

TruthOpinionSpk
TruthOpinionSpk

Damn you, Wii fit! Your gimmicks draw my ire! I still like to play, though ... on my FRIEND'S Wii. I ain't buying no Wii fit! Wth, I already bought the system! That should be enough hardware. ... then the controllers, then the nunchuks ... then the motion plus, the voice thingy, the camera will probably be coming soon enough, the Gamecube memmmmory card, the Gamecube controllllllller, and then a balance board?! NU UH. NFW.

Cactus_Matt
Cactus_Matt

Seeing Sacred 2: Fallen Angel at Number 4 in the PC list makes me feel physically sick. That game was absolutely terrible, it's a shame so many people have bought it.

Merc1319
Merc1319

woohoo a real game at last! i think gears 2 will stay no.1 for a long time once its out

Kraken422
Kraken422

Yay a game for gamers at number 1

Tronzo
Tronzo

Finally a real game at the top, and one deserving of the place.

mhsdrake
mhsdrake

Yay Wii Fit not No.1 anymore!!!

Nintendo_Man
Nintendo_Man moderator

Far Cry 2 done well, especially the PC version. That must be the best top 10 PC list i have seen for a long time.

elektrixxx
elektrixxx

It's about time we had a good game up there. You can thank me.