Aussie game charts: May 11-17

Pokemon Platinum settles for nothing less than the best during its first week of sales.

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Pokemon Platinum on the Nintendo DS has ended Wii Fit's five-week reign over Aussie gamers, according to data trackers GfK Australia. Impressively, Pokemon Platinum managed to steal away the number one spot from the ever-so-popular virtual personal trainer after just four days of being on sale.

Despite being dethroned, Wii Fit still managed to earn the very respectable second position, during the week of May 11-17. Also feeling the Pokemon effect was Wii Play, which comes bundled with a Wii Remote, falling down into number three. On the other hand, Mario Kart Wii had a more successful week, gaining ground and climbing up into the fourth spot. Resident chart practitioner Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? and More Brain Training From Dr Kawashima: How Old Is Your Brain? took out the fifth and sixth places, respectively. SingStar Queen continues to be a crowd pleaser moving up two spots from last week, into number seven. The eighth place goes to Kageyama's Math Training: The Hundred Cell Calculation Method, with Guitar Hero World Tour for the Wii right behind it at number nine. X-Men Origins: Wolverine suffered a steep drop from last week's charts but managed to close the week off in the 10th spot.

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

Top 10 Full-Priced Games
1. Pokemon Platinum, Nintendo DS
2. Wii Fit, Wii
3. Wii Play bundle, Wii
4. Mario Kart Wii, Wii
5. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain, Nintendo DS
6. More Brain Training From Dr Kawashima: How Old Is Your Brain?, Nintendo DS
7. SingStar Queen, PlayStation 2
8. Kageyama's Math Training: The Hundred Cell Calculation Method, Nintendo DS
9. Guitar Hero World Tour, Wii
10. X-Men Origins: Wolverine, PlayStation 3

Top 10 PS3 Games (over A$60)
1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine
2. Killzone 2
3. SingStar Pop Edition
4. Grand Theft Auto IV
5. Resident Evil 5
6. Guitar Hero World Tour super bundle
7. Street Fighter IV
8. Tom Clancy's HAWX
9. Saints Row 2
10. The Godfather II

Top 10 Xbox 360 Games (over A$50)
1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine
2. Grand Theft Auto IV a
3. Saints Row 2
4. Halo 3
5. Guitar Hero World Tour super bundle
6. Halo Wars
7. The Godfather II
8. Resident Evil 5
9. Call of Duty: World at War
10. The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena

Top 10 Wii Games (over A$50)
1. Wii Fit
2. Wii Play bundle
3. Mario Kart Wii
4. Guitar Hero World Tour super bundle
5. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
6. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
7. Mario Party 8
8. Nerf N-Strike
9. Super Mario Galaxy
10. Sonic and the Black Knight

Top 10 PC Games (over A$20)
1. World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King
2. World of Warcraft
3. The Sims 2: Double Deluxe
4. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
5. Empire: Total War
6. The Sims 2: Apartment Life
7. The SIms 2 Pets
8. The Sims 2: Open for Business
9. The Sims 2: Seasons
10. The Sims 2: Free Time

Top 10 Nintendo DS Games (over A$40)
1. Pokemon Platinum
2. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?
3. More Brain Training From Dr Kawashima: How Old Is Your Brain?
4. Kageyama's Math Training: The Hundred Cell Calculation Method
5. Sight Training: Enjoy Exercising and Relaxing Your Eyes
6. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
7. CrossworDS
8. New Super Mario Bros.
9. Big Brain Academy
10. Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Top 10 PS2 Games (over A$50)
1. SingStar Queen
2. SingStar ABBA
3. SingStar Hottest Hits
4. Rock Band
5. SingStar '80s
6. SingStar '90s
7. SingStar Rock Ballads
8. SingStar Singalong With Disney
9. Guitar Hero World Tour super bundle
10. SingStar Amped

Top 10 PSP games (over A$40)
1. Resistance: Retribution
2. FIFA Soccer 09
3. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Platinum
4. X-men Origins: Wolverine
5. Buzz! Brain Bender
6. Need for Speed Undercover
7. Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce
8. Secret Agent Clank
9. LocoRoco 2
10. Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures

All data supplied by GfK Australia.

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