Top 20 WiiWare Games in USA (27th August)

It’s Wednesday again, time to look at what the most popular games are in the Wii Shop. To check for yourself simply log on to your Wii Shop channel, go into the WiiWare section and then view “Popular Games”.

We are checking the list for the USA region, so if you live elsewhere your list will probably be a lot different. Feel free to post your findings below as always.

Remember the list below is a measure of sales made recently, not the total time the game has been on sale.

Here is the list for 27th August:

1 (1) - Strong Bad Episode 1 - Homestar Ruiner
2 (3) - My Pokémon Ranch
3 (2) - Wild West Guns
4 (4) - Dr Mario Online Rx
5 (6) - Defend your Castle
6 (5) - Frat Party Games - Pong Toss
7 (7) - Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King
8 (18) - Midnight Pool
9 (8) - TV Show King
10 (9) - LostWinds
11 (11) - Family Table Tennis
12 (12) - Cocoto Fishing Master
13 (13) - Gyrostarr
14 (14) - Block Breaker Deluxe
15 (12) - Pirates - The Key of Dreams
16 (16) - V.I.P. Casino: Blackjack
17 (N) - Helix
18 (15) - SPOGS Racing
19 (20) - Pop
20 (17) - Major League Eating: The Game

N denotes a new entry

There hasn’t been too much movement in the top 20 charts this week. Strong Bad continues to maintain his awesomeness by maintaining first place for yet another week. Pokémon steals 2nd again and Wild West Guns continues to do better than perhaps some might have predicted in 3rd place this week.

Midnight Pool has done well to break into the top 10 just a week after launch. It will be interesting to see if it can make it into the top 5 by next week. Disappointingly Pong Toss is still hanging around in 6th place, unless you think we’re just being unfair to this shambling mockery, everyone else agrees with us! Please stop buying this our American friends or the world is going to get the wrong idea about you

Helix debuts at 17th place, we should hopefully see it reach the top 10 by next week. The casualty this week is Magnetica Twist, which seems a little unfair as it’s a fun game. It looked like it was going to be the demise of Pop this week but it had a lucky escape. Maybe next week we’ll see Major League Eating drop off the chart, for a game only released 6 weeks ago it really doesn’t seem to have sold too well at all. It’s a shame because we liked it much more than we thought we would!

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