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Sneaker13

41. Posted:

The Dutch WiiWare List of 28 January:
1) (1) Untitled Pokémon Rumble
2) (4) Untitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
3) (3) Untitled My Aquarium
4) (2) Untitled Mahjong
5) (-) Untitled Max & the Magic Marker NEW
6) (5) Untitled UNO
7) (8) Untitled World of Goo
8) (6) Untitled TV Show King 2
9) (-) Untitled Fast Draw Showdown NEW
10) (7) Untitled My Zoo
11) (15) Untitled Rabbids Lab
12) (14) Untitled My Pokémon Ranch
13) (11) Untitled Stop Stress: A Day of Fury
14) (10) Untitled Stunt Cars
15) (12) Untitled NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits

Two new releases this week, both which came out last week and both are bought by me (and many others). Max & the Magic Marker enters at number 5 while Fast Draw Showdown enters a number 9.

With two new games, two need to go:

  • Family Slot Car Racing (9 last week)
  • Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1 (13 last week)

Phoenix Wright climbs two spots to number 2 but that's not the biggest climber. Rabbids Lab climbs four spots from 15 to 11, is this his return to the top?

Biggest droppers are Stunt Cars with four spots from 10 to 14, My Zoo with three spots from 7 to 10 and unfortunately NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits with three spots from 12 to 15.

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42. Posted:

USA 1/25/10 WiiWare Chart

1) (1) - Pokémon Rumble
2) (2) - Frogger Returns
3) (3) - Pub Darts
4) (4) - Tetris Party
5) (-) ^ Muscle March
6) (7) ^ Dr. Mario Online Rx
7) (5) v World of Goo
8) (9) ^ Excitebike: World Rally
9) (11) ^ Reel Fishing Challenge
10) (10) - Fast Draw Showdown
11) (6) v Castlevania The Adventure ReBirth
12) (8) v Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
13) (13) - My Zoo
14) (14) - My Pokémon Ranch
15) (12) v Rabbids Lab

The top five games retained their position on the charts except for World of Goo which was surprisingly replaced by Muscle March. Also to note is that by next week, the demos will be gone.

With one new appearance we say goodbye to:

TV Show King 2 (15 last week)

Biggest climbers are Muscle March from off the charts to 5 and Reel Fishing Challenge with two spots from 11 to 9.

Biggest droppers are Castlevania The Adventure ReBirth with five spots from 6 to 11 and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney with four spots from 8 to 12.

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43. Posted:

the demos are off the charts in europe. how about in america?

Edgey, Gumshoe, Godot, Sissel, Larry, then Mia, Franziska, Maggie, Kay and Lynne.

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44. Posted:

I though they have the same date for the demo's. So tomorrow we have a Top 20 again. Didn't Japan get new demo's? I remember reading somewhere the got a Phoenix Wright demo.

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45. Posted:

The Dutch WiiWare List of 4 February:
1) (1) Untitled Pokémon Rumble
2) (3) Untitled My Aquarium
3) (5) Untitled Max & the Magic Marker
4) (9) Untitled Fast Draw Showdown
5) (3) Untitled Mahjong
6) (6) Untitled UNO
7) (8) Untitled TV Show King 2
8) (7) Untitled World of Goo
9) (2) Untitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
10) (-) Untitled Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord
11) (12) Untitled My Pokémon Ranch
12) (11) Untitled Rabbids Lab
13) (10) Untitled My Zoo
14) (-) Untitled The Mystery of Whiterock Castle
15) (-) Untitled Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 3
16) (14) Untitled Stunt Cars
17) (-) Untitled Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 4
18) (-) Untitled Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1
19) (15) Untitled NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits
20) (-) Untitled LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias

I don't know how long it's gonna last, but we have a top 20 again. So we have six new games. All the somewhat older titles. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord, The Mystery of Whiterock Castle, three Tales of Monkey Island Chapters and LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias. With five extra spots, one game still managed to fall of the list, Stop Stress: A Day of Fury (13 last week).

Biggest climber is Fast Draw Showdown with five spots from 9 to 4.

Biggest dropper is Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney with seven spots from 2 to 9. NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits is also dropping, four spots from 15 to 19.

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46. Posted:

I guess I can post the Top 20 US sales data from Wednesday (will do that a little later)

But I can say now with 100% positiveness that Demos did improve the sales of the titles with them. World of Goo saw the shortest boost, as it was already selling well all the while. Pokemon Rumble also had the benefit of advertising and being Pokemon. Bit.Trip BEAT did very well, as did FF:CC:MLAADL. In fact, both of those games saw improvements that were similar, though BTB's time was shorter, to which I attribute to the demo being shorter and more "impulse-buyer" friendly over DL being more of a strategical purchase. NyxQuest was the questionable one, but when I checked WiiWare's Top 20 this week, it was number 20, which tells me that it benefited a little from the demo and a little from NintendoWeek's mention.

Overall, I see it as a slight success. The big problem I see is that most of December's releases did poorly, and perhaps the demos were a cause for that. Nintendo could use those failures as a cost that is worse than the benefit seen from the demos....

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47. Posted:

In Holland, the only game that never made it back in the Top 15/17/20 was Bit.Trip BEAT. Real strange cause the rest got back in the top list. Especially World of Goo and NyxQuest. Pokémon Rumble don't need a demo to get sales. The name is enough.

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48. Posted:

Sorry I’m late. Yesterday was really busy.

USA 2/1/10 WiiWare Chart

1) (1) - Pokémon Rumble
2) (-) ^ UNO
3) (2) v Frogger Returns
4) (-) ^ “Aha! I Found It!” Hidden Object Game
5) (4) v Tetris Party
6) (3) v Pub Darts
7) (6) v Dr. Mario Online Rx
8) (9) ^ Reel Fishing Challenge
9) (7) v World of Goo
10) (5) v Muscle March
11) (8) v Excitebike: World Rally
12) (10) v Fast Draw Showdown
13) (13) - My Zoo
14) (11) v Castlevania The Adventure ReBirth
15) (14) v My Pokémon Ranch
16) (-) ^ The Amazing Brain Train
17) (15) v Rabbids Lab
18) (12) v Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
19) (-) ^ TV Show King 2
20) (-) ^ My Aquarium

The top five games had two new games join the club, UNO and “Aha! I Found It!” Hidden Object Game, kicking out two old games, Pub Darts and Muscle March. Also to note, the list now has twenty spots.

With five new spots we say hello to:

UNO (debuting at 2)
“Aha! I Found It!” Hidden Object Game (debuting at 4)
The Amazing Brain Train (debuting at 16)
TV Show King 2 (debuting at 19)
My Aquarium (debuting at 20)

Biggest climber is Reel Fishing Challenge with one spot from 9 to 8.

Biggest droppers are Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney with six spots from 12 to 18 and Muscle March with five spots from 5 to 10.

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49. Posted:

The Dutch WiiWare List of 11 February:
1) (1) Untitled Pokémon Rumble
2) (-) Untitled "Aha! I Found It!" Hidden Object Game NEW
3) (2) Untitled My Aquarium
4) (5) Untitled Mahjong
5) (-) Untitled Excitebike: World Challenge NEW
6) (3) Untitled Max & the Magic Marker
7) (6) Untitled UNO
8) (4) Untitled Fast Draw Showdown
9) (7) Untitled TV Show King 2
10) (8) Untitled World of Goo
11) (10) Untitled Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord
12) (13) Untitled My Zoo
13) (-) Untitled Family Slot Car Racing
14) (11) Untitled My Pokémon Ranch
15) (12) Untitled Rabbids Lab
16) (-) Untitled Tetris Party
17) (20) Untitled LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias
18) (-) Untitled TV Show King
19) (9) Untitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
20) (-) Untitled Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH

Six new games this week. The highest newcomers both came out last week. "Aha! I Found It!" Hidden Object Game at number two (which is no surprise because the escape game was a good succes to in Holland) and Excitebike at number 5. We see the return of Family Slot Car Racing, Tetris Party, TV Show King and Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH.

With six new games, we say goodbye to:

  • The Mystery of Whiterock Castle (14 last week)
  • Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 3 (15 last week)
  • Stunt Cars (16 last week)
  • Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 4 (17 last week)
  • Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1 (18 last week)
  • NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits (19 last week)

No major climbers this week. Biggest is LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias with three spots from 20 to 17.

Biggest dropper is Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney with ten spots from 9 to 19.

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50. Posted:

The Dutch WiiWare List of 18 February:
1) (2) Untitled "Aha! I Found It!" Hidden Object Game
2) (1) Untitled Pokémon Rumble
3) (5) Untitled Excitebike: World Challenge
4) (3) Untitled My Aquarium
5) (7) Untitled UNO
6) (4) Untitled Mahjong
7) (-) Untitled Frogger Returns NEW
8) (9) Untitled TV Show King 2
9) (8) Untitled First Draw Showdown
10) (13) Untitled Family Slot Car Racing
11) (6) Untitled Max & the Magic Marker
12) (12) Untitled My Zoo
13) (10) Untitled World of Goo
14) (15) Untitled Rabbids Lab
15) (19) Untitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
16) (16) Untitled Tetris Party
17) (14) Untitled My Pokémon Ranch
18) (11) Untitled Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord
19) (17) Untitled LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias
20) (18) Untitled TV Show King

Only one new game this week. It's Frogger Returns which came out last week. It pushes Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH (20 last week) out of the list.

We have a new number 1. "Aha! I Found It!" Hidden Object Game. Escape Game was a good succes but it's very surprising that Pokémon Rumble loses his top spot. Excitebike World Challenge also enters the top 3.

Biggest climber is Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney with 4 spots from 19 to 15.

Biggest droppers are Finaly Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord with 7 spots from 11 to 18, and Max & the Magic Marker with 5 spots from 6 to 11.

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51. Posted:

Since lack of time tomorrow, I do the list today.

The Dutch WiiWare List of 24 February:
1) (1) Untitled "Aha! I Found It!" Hidden Object Game
2) (2) Untitled Pokémon Rumble
3) (4) Untitled My Aquarium
4) (7) Untitled Frogger Returns
5) (-) Untitled Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5 NEW
6) (3) Untitled Excitebike: World Challenge
7) (6) Untitled Mahjong
8) (8) Untitled TV Show King 2
9) (12) Untitled My Zoo
10) (5) Untitled UNO
11) (9) Untitled Fast Draw Showdown
12) (10) Untitled Family Slot Car Racing
13) (15) Untitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
14) (14) Untitled Rabbids Lab
15) (17) Untitled My Pokémon Ranch
16) (16) Untitled Tetris Party
17) (13) Untitled World of Goo
18) (20) Untitled TV Show King
19) (-) Untitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All NEW
20) (-) Untitled Texas Hold'em Tournament

Three new games. We see the return of Texas Hold'em Tournament. We also welcome Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All and Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5 both which came out las week.

With three new games, we say goodbye to:

  • Max & The Magic Marker (11 last week)
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord (18 last week)
  • LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias (19 last week)

My Aquarium makes it return to the top 3. But our biggest climber is Frogger Returns with three spots from 7 to 4. My Zoo also climbs three spots from 12 to 9.

Biggest dropper is UNO with five spots from 10 to 5 and World of Goo with four spots from 13 to 17. Excitebike loses three spots and leaves the top 3.

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KnucklesSonic8

52. Posted:

Wow. Hidden Object #1.

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Sneaker13

53. Posted:

Yep, and for it's second week in a row. It's a bit of a surprise, especially when Pokémon Rumble held the top spot for ages. The Escape Game did well, but not as well as the hidden object game.

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54. Posted:

I am really sorry about the last two weeks but my computer crashed and I just got it fixed. Also, since I couldn’t find last week’s data anywhere, I using two weeks ago data from GoNintendo.

USA 2/22/10

1) (1) - Pokémon Rumble
2) (3) ^ Frogger Returns
3) (4) ^ “Aha! I Found It!” Hidden Object Game
4) (2) v UNO
5) (5) - Tetris Party
6) (7) ^ Dr. Mario Online Rx
7) (8) ^ Reel Fishing Challenge
8) (6) v Pub Darts
9) (11) ^ Excitebike: World Rally
10) (9) v Blaster Master Overdrive
11) (-) ^ Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Justice for All
12) (12) - My Zoo
13) (10) v World of Goo
14) (14) - My Pokémon Ranch
15) (-) ^ Bloons
16) (17) ^ My Aquarium
17) (15) v Castlevania The Adventure ReBirth
18) (13) v Fast Draw Showdown
19) (19) - TV Show King 2
20) (N) ^ Family Go-Kart Racing

The top five games had its internal organs rearranged but otherwise remained the same.

With one new release and two new appearances we say good-bye to:

Muscle March (16 two weeks ago)
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 5 (18 two weeks ago)
Rabbids Lab (20 two weeks ago)

Biggest climbers are Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Justice for All from off the charts to 11, Bloons from off the charts to 15, and Excitebike: World Rally with two spots from 11 to 9.

Biggest droppers are Fast Draw Showdown with five spots from 13 to 18, and World of Goo with three spots from 10 to 13.

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55. Posted:

Hmm, you're using Monday as a Top 20 look now? I've been sticking with what NL did before stopping, for consistency sake.

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56. Posted:

I just use Monday as a date new games came out. The actual top 20 come from the day posted.

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57. Posted:

The Dutch WiiWare List of 4-3:
1) (1) Untitled "Aha! I Found It!" Hidden Object Game
2) (2) Untitled Pokémon Rumble
3) (-) Untitled Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth NEW
4) (5) Untitled Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5
5) (3) Untitled My Aquarium
6) (10) Untitled UNO
7) (4) Untitled Frogger Returns
8) (7) Untitled Mahjong
9) (9) Untitled My Zoo
10) (-) Untitled Reel Fishing Challenge NEW
11) (8) Untitled TV Show King 2
12) (6) Untitled Excitebike: World Challenge
13) (11) Untitled Fast Draw Showdown
14) (12) Untitled Family Slot Car Racing
15) (19) Untitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All
16) (16) Untitled Tetris Party
17) (14) Untitled Rabbids Lab
18) (-) Untitled Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1
19) (17) Untitled World of Goo
20) (-) Untitled Dragon Master: Spell Caster

Four new games, Castlevania enters at the top 3 (and I bought it too) while it came out last week. Same goes for Reel Fishing Challenge at number 10. Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1 makes it's return to the list and a curious one. Dragon Master: Spell Caster. It got a 2 out of 10 from NL and came out 27 Nov. of 2009. No idea why this one enters the list all of the sudden.

Four games fall of the list:

  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (13 last week)
  • My Pokémon Ranch (15 last week)
  • TV Show King (18 last week)
  • Texas Hold'em Tournament (20 last week)

Two climbers with four spots. UNO is climbing again from 10 to 6 and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All is climbing from 19 to 15.

It's a shame that Excitebike: World Challenge is the biggest dropper with six spots from 6 to 12.

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58. Posted:

The Dutch WiiWare List of 11-3:
1) (-) Untitled Mega Man 10 NEW
2) (3) Untitled Castlevania: The Adventure Rebirth
3) (1) Untitled "Aha! I Found It!" Hidden Object Game
4) (2) Untitled Pokémon Rumble
5) (10) Untitled Reel Fish Challenge
6) (5) Untitled My Aquarium
7) (6) Untitled UNO
8) (8) Untitled Mahjong
9) (9) Untitled My Zoo
10) (4) Untitled Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5
11) (11) Untitled TV Show King 2
12) (7) Untitled Frogger Returns
13) (19) Untitled World of Goo
14) (12) Untitled Excitebike: World Challenge
15) (14) Untitled Family Slot Car Racing
16) (17) Untitled Rabbids Lab
17) (16) Untitled Tetris Party
18) (15) Untitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All
19) (13) Untitled Fast Draw Showdown
20) (-) Untitled Bomberman Blast

Two new games this week. Bomberman Blast returns to the list at number 20. But the biggest impact is made by Mega Man 10. It enters the list at number 1. The whole top 3 is different too. Castlevania climbs to number 2 while Aha dropped to number 3, giving the top spot to Mega Man.

Biggest climbers are World of Goo with six spots from 19 to 13 and Reel Fish Challenge with five spots from 10 to 5.

Biggest droppers are Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5 with six spots from 4 to 10, Fast Draw Showdown with six spots from 13 to 19 and Frogger Returns with five spots from 7 to 12.

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59. Posted:

anyone have an updated US list?

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60. Posted:

@Luke, yep, and I'll even have some analysis

WiiWare US March 10th, 2010 (I still check on Wednesday Afternoons like NL did before they stopped, for consistency).
This week | Last Week | Title | Dev/Pub | Week # on List
01 | 01 | Mega Man 10 | Inti-Creates/Capcom | 2
02 | 02 | Pokemon Rumble | Ambrella/Nintendo | 17
03 | 03 | Frogger Returns | Konami | 18
04 | 09 | Family Go-Kart Racing | Aksys Games | 2
05 | 05 | Tetris Party | Hudson/Tetris Online | 73
06 | 04 | "Aha, I've Found it!" Hidden Object Game | A-Team | 6
07 | 12 | GhostSlayer | Gevo Entertainment | 2
08 | 06 | Dr. Mario Online Rx | Arika/Nintendo | 94
09 | 07 | Reel Fishing Challenge | Marvelous and Natsume | 36
10 | 08 | Uno | Gameloft | 6
11 | 11 | Excitebike: World Rally | Monster Games/Nintendo | 18
12 | 14 | My Aquarium | Hudson | 5*
13 | 16 | My Pokemon Ranch | Ambrella/Nintendo | 92
14 | 10 | Pub Darts | Big Blue Bubble | 9
15 | 17 | World of Goo | 2D Boy | 74
16 | 15 | My Zoo | Hudson | 14
17 | N | Dart Rage | JV Games | 1
18 | 20 | Castlevania: The Adventure Rebirth | M2/Konami | 11
19 | 13 | Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Justice for All | Capcom | 3
20 | 18 | Bloons | Ninja Kiwi/Hands-On Mobile | 4

*This game dropped off the Top 20 and has come back. The number reflects its second appearance on the Top 20

Struck Out (I give a 3-Week period for a game to appear on the Top 20):
Mouse House from Plaid World Studios and Big John Games: Despite its cheap price point and promise for 100 levels available immediately, the game still fits into the already crowded Puzzle genre. Furthermore, it is an IPhone port with little extra incentive for Wii players. That's my analysis.

Drop-Outs (Games that appeared in the Top 20 and have since been removed):
Blaster Master: Overdrive from Sunsoft (with pub help from GaijinWorks): This game was certainly a surprise to fans, and received some high praise among certain individuals. However, the game's improvements added in some problems: stubborn gamers refused to purchase the game without CC support or 480p Progressive support. The game felt uneven at times, and mixed word-of-mouth combined with new hardcore releases (Mega Man 10's launch week saw it drop over 10 spots!) resulted in the game's downfall. It probably sold well for its 4 week tenure, though.


This week's final analysis: lots of movement this week, and no I cannot explain how Tetris Party has surged back to the top while World of Goo fumbled (perhaps the demo caused more harm to it than good?). Neither of the week's new releases appeared on the Top 20, but maybe we'll see a shift next week.

Last year we got Gradius Rebirth as our only title. As the "One Year Later" guy, I'd do something about it, but I'm prepping for some big stuff in the future, instead.

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