Aussie game charts: April 14-20

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue dethroned by an Olympic champion.

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For the first time since January, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games for the Wii is at the top of the overall Australian game charts, according to data trackers GfK Australia. The Nintendo DS version of the game came in at number four.

After a few weeks' break from the charts, Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? has returned in second place for the week of April 14-20. In third spot is the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle for the PS2. Curiously, Activision's other game to make it into the chart--Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare for the PS3--is in seventh spot, but the 360 version is nowhere to be seen. The Pokemon Diamond and Pearl duo are in eighth and ninth spots, respectively, while The Sims 2: Kitchen & Bath Interior Design Stuff is at number 10.

Interestingly, the overall leader for the previous three weeks--Gran Turismo 5 Prologue--has oddly disappeared altogether in the latest charts. A GfK spokesperson told GameSpot AU that because most retailers have dropped the game's price to under A$50.00 ($46.70), GT5 Prologue is no longer classified as a full-price game, making it ineligible for the weekly charts.

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

Top 10 Full-Priced Games
1. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Wii
2. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?, Wii
3. The Simpsons Game, Nintendo DS
4. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Nintendo DS
5. Super Mario Galaxy, Wii
6. The Simpsons Game, Nintendo DS
7. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, PlayStation 3
8. Pokemon Diamond, Nintendo DS
9. Pokemon Pearl, Nintendo DS
10. The Sims 2: Kitchen & Bath Interior Design Stuff, PC

Top 10 PS3 Games (over A$60)
1. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
2. Assassin's Creed
3. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle
4. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2
5. Army of Two
6. FIFA Soccer 08
7. Resistance: Fall of Man
8. Condemned 2: Bloodshot
9. Need for Speed ProStreet
10. MX vs. ATV Untamed

Top 10 Xbox 360 Games (over A$50)
1. Assassin's Creed
2. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle
3. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2
4. Halo 3
5. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
6. Army of Two
7. MX vs. ATV Untamed
8. Bully: Scholarship Edition
9. Viking: Battle for Asgard
10. The Simpsons Game

Top 10 Wii Games (over A$50)
1. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
2. Super Mario Galaxy
3. Mario Party 8
4. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle
5. WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2008
6. Sega Bass Fishing
7. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock double pack
8. Super Paper Mario
9. EA Playground
10. The Simpsons Game

Top 10 PC Games (over A$20)
1. The Sims 2: Kitchen & Bath Interior Design Stuff
2. The Sims 2: Free Time
3. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
4. Assassin's Creed
5. Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath
6. The Sims 2
7. The Sims 2: Bon Voyage
8. The Sims 2: Teen Style Stuff
9. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
10. Crysis

Top 10 Nintendo DS Games (over A$40)
1. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?
2. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
3. The Simpsons Game
4. Pokemon Diamond
5. Pokemon Pearl
6. Nintendogs: Dalmatian and Friends
7. Nintendogs: Dachshund and Friends
8. New Super Mario Bros.
9. Mario Kart DS
10. Professor Kageyama's Maths Training: The Hundred Cell Calculation Method

Top 10 PS2 Games (over A$50)
1. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle
2. MX vs. ATV Untamed
3. WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2008
4. Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters
5. Bee Movie
6. Need for Speed ProStreet
7. The Simpsons Game
8. Guitar Hero II
9. FIFA Soccer 08
10. Crash of the Titans

Top 10 PSP games (over A$40)
1. God of War: Chains of Olympus
2. The Simpsons Game
3. MX vs. ATV Untamed
4. Jackass: The Game
5. Need for Speed ProStreet
6. WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2008
7. SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Tactical Strike
8. FIFA Soccer 08
9. Ben 10
10. Medal of Honor Heroes 2

All data supplied by GfK Australia.

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