Charts: 12th January 2012 (UK)

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.