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Charts: 27th December 2011 (UK)

Posted by James Newton

Check out the Christmas sellers

It's the last time to take a look at 2011's 3DS eShop charts, so savour the numbers below; they may very well hold the secret to the future. At the very least, they explain how well games sell relative to each other. Let's just get on with it, shall we?

[1] denotes last week's position. [N] indicates game is a new entry. [-] indicates a non-mover.

Pullblox keeps its crown but Mighty Switch Force puts in a great show to rise up to number two.

1. [-] Pullblox
2. [N] Mighty Switch Force
3. [2] Zen Pinball 3D
4. [3] Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive!
5. [N] Tetris
6. [5] Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
7. [4] 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure
8. [6] The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
9. [8] Super Mario Land
10. [9] Bloons TD
11. [13] Plants vs. Zombies
12. [10] Let's Golf! 3D
13. [7] Metroid II: Return of Samus
14. [16] Cut the Rope
15. [19] Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
16. [N] Tetris Party Live
17. [15] Donkey Kong
18. [-] Pyramids
19. [14] Anonymous Notes: Chapter 1 — From the Abyss
20. [N] Crystal Monsters

TwinBee still sits at the bottom of the 3DS download pile. What a way to spend Christmas.

1. [-] Pullblox
2. [N] Mighty Switch Force
3. [2] Zen Pinball 3D
4. [3] Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive!
5. [4] 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure
6. [5] Let's Golf! 3D
7. [6] Pyramids
8. [7] 3D Classics: Excitebike
9. [-] 3D Classics: Urban Champion
10. [8] 3D Classics: Xevious
11. [10] 3D Classics: TwinBee

Digital Goldfish maintains its DSiWare chart dominance with its balloon-related tower defence. Only on DSiWare, folks.

1. [-] Bloons TD
2. [3] Plants vs. Zombies
3. [5] Cut the Rope
4. [6] Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
5. [19] Tetris Party Live
6. [4] Anonymous Notes: Chapter 1 — From the Abyss
7. [9] Crystal Monsters
8. [2] Crazy Hamster
9. [7] Zenonia
10. [11] Elite Forces: Unit 77
11. [14] Airport Mania: First Flight
12. [N] Rayman
13. [N] Pop Island Paperfield
14. [N] Cake Ninja
15. [N] Music on: Acoustic Guitar
16. [15] GO Series: 10 Second Run
17. [N] Mario Clock
18. [N] A Little Bit of... Dr Mario
19. [N] Beauty Academy
20. [16] Pyoro

Tetris makes it to the top. Wait, isn't that a game over?

1. [N] Tetris
2. [1] Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
3. [2] The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
4. [-] Super Mario Land
5. [3] Metroid II: Return of Samus
6. [-] Donkey Kong
7. [8] Pac-Man
8. [7] Kirby's Dream Land
9. [5] Blaster Master: Enemy Below
10. [9] Mega Man: Dr. Wily's Revenge
11. [10] Alleyway
12. [13] Game & Watch Gallery
13. [16] Mario's Picross
14. [11] Gargoyle's Quest
15. [12] Double Dragon
16. [14] Adventure Island
17. [N] Golf
18. [-] Tennis
19. [20] Catrap
20. [17] Avenging Spirit

Check out page 2 to find out what 2011's best-selling eShop games were.

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User Comments (19)



Robo-goose said:

Bloons is also free to play on addicting, it's been around for years. Was the DSi ware version even made by the same guys? I've seen two (pun) many games on Nintendo's "ware" service that are just cheap copies of games from AG, which were never even good to begin with.



Contrary said:

Pushmo (Pullbox) made a lot of sales. I have money left on my eShop account. I'm wondering if I should get it.



SLiM said:

I would like to pick up Pushmo, but I have a lot of other games to beat first



Freelance said:

Zen is coming Jan 12th, so please be patient :3



Yeah I'm not patient.



Megajack said:

yahoo↓ im on my 3ds typing comments i got this 3ds forchristmas. by the way i got pushmo and links awakining and megaman



dan561 said:


AddictingGames isn't the only flash game website on the internet. Chances are the companies/people behind the flash games were also behind the Nintendo download ports. They definitely were in cases like Bloons where the name is the same.



Smitherenez said:

I can't find those Eshop cards here, but I would like to get Mighty Switch Force and Pullblox



Smitherenez said:

@JarvanZheitk I know, but I haven't got a credit card . The good news is that I finally found a Eshop card! in a grocery store!? They sold gift cards too, and they happened to have Eshop cards!



rayword45 said:

Glad to see Switch Force and Pushmo doing well. I hope the same is going for Pyramids based on development prices (Still don't understand the hate this game gets. It's brutally punishing, but not bad by any means)



alLabouTandroiD said:

I really hope Pullblox (or any other original 3DS game, just doesn't seem too likely) can climb to the top.
But even if not it seems like sales are way higher on the eShop than they ever were in the DSiWare shop. Zen Pinball / Freakyforms already having overtaken Plants vs. Zombies speaks volumes imo.

And it's interesting that Tetris Party Live and Rayman rise that much in the DSiWare charts. Guess it really makes a difference when another game of the series is recently released / rated.

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