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Charts: 12th January 2012 (UK)

Posted by James Newton

Now at home on Thursday

When are new games added to the 3DS eShop? Thursday. When does it make most sense to update the charts? Thursday. That's a long way of saying "look for 3DS eShop charts every Thursday", starting today.

Let's see how last week's new releases fared in the UK chart.

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

Pullblox sticks at the top of the chart with four new entries at the bottom. Samus, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong make way for some fresh blood in the bottom four places.

1. [-] Pullblox
2. [3] Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive!
3. [4] Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
4. [2] Mighty Switch Force
5. [-] Zen Pinball 3D
6. [8] The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
7. [9] Super Mario Land
8. [7] 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure
9. [6] Tetris
10. [11] Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
11. [12] Let's Golf! 3D
12. [10] Plants vs. Zombies
13. [14] Cut the Rope
14. [15] Tetris Party Live
15. [13] Bloons TD
16. [17] Pyramids
17. [N] Mario Clock
18. [N] Photo Dojo
19. [N] Trip World
20. [N] Bionic Commando

In tremendous news, 3D Classics: TwinBee climbs off the bottom of the 3DS chart. Good work, everyone.

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

With the exception of Crazy Hamster it's all change in the DSiWare chart. Anonymous Notes: Chapter 1 — From the Abyss drops from 6 to leave the chart and several famous faces return.

1. [2] Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
2. [1] Plants vs. Zombies
3. [4] Cut the Rope
4. [5] Tetris Party Live
5. [3] Bloons TD
6. [7] Mario Clock
7. [N] Photo Dojo
8. [16] Pop Island Paperfield
9. [N] Bomberman Blitz
10. [-] Crazy Hamster
11. [N] Paper Plane
12. [8] Airport Mania: First Flight
13. [11] Rayman
14. [N] Flipper 2: Flush the Goldfish
15. [N] myNotebook: Blue
16. [N] Sleep Clock: Record and Analyse Your Sleep Patterns
17. [9] GO Series: 10 Second Run
18. [N] Earthworm Jim
19. [17] A Little Bit of... Dr Mario
20. [N] Art Academy: First Semester

Mario retains the top spot and Trip World lands at 5.

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

Next up we've got the all-time best sellers lists.

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User Comments (6)

Pj1

#2

Pj1 said:

I know the Wii VC has been quite recently but I'd like to see a chart for that soon, Please Nintendo Life make it happen...

SkywardLink98

#3

SkywardLink98 said:

@Pj1: The reason they can do this is the Nintendo eShop has these charts in it, so they can just check the charts there, it would be MUCH harder to make a Wii VC one.

Rosalina

#4

Rosalina said:

when i saw "Pullbox" i was like waaaaat? but then i realized it was Pushmo (NA)

Kit

#5

Kit said:

Hmm, so what were the new UK releases this Thursday?!! It's a bit difficult to spot what the new titles were this week. :( C'mon NintyLife - help us get the low-down on the latest releases (more interesting than the charts TBH).

Marakuto

#6

Marakuto said:

I won't worry since on Thursday I will be doing more school work but can get games on the weekend.

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