Aussie game charts: April 16-April 22

Diddy Kong Racing makes a comeback after almost a decade away.

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Diddy Kong Racing has made a triumphant return down under, with the Nintendo DS version of the N64 classic topping the overall Australian game sales charts for the week of April 16 to April 22.

The movie-based game TMNT is still enjoying a boost to its sales with the local release of the film--the PlayStation 2 version taking out the number two spot in the overall charts, according to data trackers GfK Australia. Last week's overall number one, Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars for the PC, slipped to number three spot, pushing the PS3's Resistance: Fall of Man back to number four.

In other chart news, the Guitar Hero II bundle remains at number one in the Xbox 360 list, with Gears of War climbing back to the number two spot. On the Wii front, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess remains firmly placed at number one.

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

Top 10 Full-Priced Games
1. Diddy Kong Racing DS, Nintendo DS
2. TMNT, PS2
3. Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars, PC
4. Resistance: Fall of Man, PS3
5. World of Warcraft, PC
6. MotorStorm, PS3
7. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade, PC
8. Ricky Ponting International Cricket 2007, PS2
9. The Sims 2: Seasons, PC
10. Animal Crossing: Wild World, DS

Top 10 PS3 Games (over A$60)
1. Resistance: Fall of Man
2. MotorStorm
3. Need for Speed Carbon
4. Call of Duty 3
5. Formula One Championship Edition
6. Fight Night Round 3
7. Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII
8. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
9. Ridge Racer 7
10. Tony Hawk's Project 8

Top 10 Xbox 360 Games (over A$50)
1. Guitar Hero II bundle
2. Gears of War
3. Ricky Ponting International Cricket 2007
4. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2
5. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
6. Crackdown
7. Saints Row
8. Lost Planet
9. TMNT
10. Need for Speed Carbon

Top 10 Wii Games (over A$50)
1. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
2. Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2
3. WarioWare: Smooth Moves
4. Sonic and the Secret Rings
5. Red Steel
6. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
7. TMNT
8. Rayman Raving Rabbits
9. Need for Speed Carbon
10. Prince of Persia Rival Swords

Top 10 PC Games (over A$20)
1. Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
2. World of Warcraft
3. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
4. The Sims 2: Seasons
5. The Sims 2: Celebration Stuff
6. The Sims 2: Pets
7. Desperate Housewives: The Game
8. S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Shadow of Chernobyl
9. World Championship Poker 2
10. The Sims 2

Top 10 Nintendo DS Games (over A$40)
1. Diddy Kong Racing DS
2. Animal Crossing: Wild World
3. Nintendogs: Labrador and Friends
4. Nintendogs: Dachshund and Friends
5. Nintendogs: Dalmatian and Friends
6. Mario Kart DS
7. Nintendogs: Chihuahua and Friends
8. New Super Mario Bros.
9. Bratz: Forever Diamondz
10. TMNT

Top 10 PS2 Games (over A$50)
1. TMNT
2. Ricky Ponting International Cricket 2007
3. Final Fantasy XII
4. Guitar Hero II bundle
5. SingStar Rocks! bundle
6. SingStar Legends bundle
7. Need for Speed Carbon
8. WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2007
9. Buzz: Junior Jungle bundle
10. EyeToy: Play Sports bundle

Top 10 PSP games (over A$40)
1. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
2. TMNT
3. Call of Duty: Roads to Victory
4. Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
5. WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2007
6. Prince of Persia Rival Swords
7. Need for Speed Carbon
8. Tekken: Dark Resurrection
9. 300: March to Glory
10. The Family Guy

Top 10 Xbox Games (over A$50)
1. Need for Speed Carbon
2. Lego Star Wars 2
3. Rugby League 2
4. Destroy All Humans 2
5. FIFA 2007
6. Call of Duty 3
7. Eragon
8. Scarface: The World Is Yours
9. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
10. The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning

Top 10 Game Boy Advance Games (over A$40)
1. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team
2. TMNT
3. Pokémon Emerald
4. Cars
5. Pokémon Sapphire
6. Bratz: Rock Angelz
7. Pokémon Ruby
8. Avatar: The Legend of Aang
9. Dogz
10. Dogz 2

All data supplied by GfK Australia.

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