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Charts: 12th December 2011 (North America)

Posted by James Newton

There aren't too many surprises in the all-time best sellers list, but Pushmo is off to a fast start right off the block, already outselling Pyramids after just five days.

All-Time Best Sellers — All Downloads

Giving away 3D Classics: Excitebike free for a limited time did wonders for the game's sales, as nothing has toppled it yet in either the UK or North American charts. Here's the 20 biggest games on the eShop so far.

1. 3D Classics: Excitebike
2. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
3. Super Mario Land
4. Kirby's Dream Land
5. Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
6. Plants vs. Zombies
7. Donkey Kong
8. Photo Dojo
9. 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure
10. Let's Golf! 3D
11. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
12. Anonymous Notes Chapter 1 — From the Abyss
13. GO Series: 10 Second Run
14. Cave Story
15. Inchworm Animation
16. Freakyforms: Your Creations Alive!
17. 3D Classics: Xevious
18. Mario Clock
19. Zenonia
20. Shantae: Risky's Revenge

All-Time Best Sellers — 3DS Download Software

Poor old Pyramids: despite being a decent game it's still the lowest-selling 3DS download, even behind some of the DreamWorks videos. Still, here's your top 12.

1. 3D Classics: Excitebike
2. 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure
3. Let's Golf 3D
4. Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive!
5. 3D Classics: Xevious
6. Thriller (video)
7. Pushmo
8. 3D Classics: Urban Champion
9. 3D Classics: TwinBee
10. Night of the Living Carrots (video)
11. Pyramids
12. The Pig Who Cried Werewolf (video)

All-Time Best Sellers — DSiWare

A good mix of games on the DSiWare best-sellers front it must be said, showing that good games — and clocks, calendars and calculators — do sell. Plants vs. Zombies is officially the best-selling DSiWare game in both Europe and North America; hardly surprising considering it's so good.

1. Plants vs. Zombies
2. Photo Dojo
3. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
4. Anonymous Notes: Chapter 1 — From the Abyss
5. GO Series: 10 Second Run
6. Cave Story
7. Inchworm Animation
8. Mario Clock
9. Zenonia
10. Shantae: Risky's Revenge
11. Tetris Party Live
12. Army Defender
13. Bomberman Blitz
14. Anonymous Notes: Chapter 2 — From the Abyss
15. Nintendo Countdown Calendar
16. Pop Island — Paperfield
17. Dr. Mario Express
18. Mario Calculator
19. Soul of Darkness
20. Crystal Monsters

All-Time Best Sellers — 3DS Virtual Console

Not surprisingly, Link's Awakening takes the VC summit in North America and Europe.

1. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
2. Super Mario Land
3. Kirby's Dream Land
4. Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
5. Donkey Kong
6. Game & Watch Gallery
7. Mega Man: Dr. Wily's Revenge
8. Metroid II: Return of Samus
9. Mario's Picross
10. Gargoyle's Quest
11. Pac-Man
12. Alleyway
13. Baseball
14. Tennis
15. Double Dragon
16. Avenging Spirit
17. Radar Mission
18. QIX
19. BurgerTime Deluxe
20. Fortified Zone

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User Comments (16)

Supremeist

#7

Supremeist said:

Pushmo deserves it. Everyone should get it, It's awesome and amazingly addictive.

Robo-goose

#8

Robo-goose said:

@TeeJay Heh, it was a bit silly, but I really enjoyed that video.

Hey, do you have any numbers for us? I want to know how many people bought Pushmo/Pullblox.

grumblegrumble

#11

grumblegrumble said:

Pushmo has literally 'pushed mo' games out of its way to the top! (Haha... bad pun.) What a deserving title it is, too.

wiz0_0

#12

wiz0_0 said:

I've been playing Pushmo non-stop since I bought it. It deserves the No. 1 spot!

Radixxs

#14

Radixxs said:

I'm glad to see these charts return, as they were what kept me hooked at WiiWareWorld :)

eviLaTtenDant

#15

eviLaTtenDant said:

You've got a quite good taste there, guys.
I didn't know about the Dreamworks videos yet and although they're not for download in Europe yet i'd refuse to pay any more than 1 $ for 'em.

StarDust4Ever

#16

StarDust4Ever said:

I bought the thriller video: the other two (pigs & carrots) looked stupid. I also bought 3 3D Classic games, Exitebike (when it was still free in June), TwinBee, and last but not least, Kirby. I also got Pokedex and Pushmo.

Quick question, are these only recent purchases, or all-time totals?

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