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Charts: 19th January 2012 (North America)

Posted by James Newton

Order, order

How did the new releases on 12th January 2012 fare? Let's find out with your charts for the week

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

To everybody's surprise, the Club Nintendo rewards rise up the charts. Can they hold off the competition until the month's end?

1. [7] Kirby's Dream Land
2. [-] Pushmo
3. [N] Dr. Mario Express
4. [1] Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
5. [N] Zen Pinball 3D
6. [-] Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
7. [3] 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure
8. [-] The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
9. [-] Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive!
10. [11] Super Mario Land
11. [4] VVVVVV
12. [10] Mighty Switch Force!
13. [12] Plants vs. Zombies
14. [13] Photo Dojo
15. [N] Samurai Sword Destiny
16. [5] 3D Classics: Xevious
17. [16] Bloons TD
18. [15] Mario Clock
19. [14] GO Series: 10 Second Run
20. [19] Inchworm Animation

Zen Pinball 3D lands at second place, with some pretty good titles in that top five and more to come this month.

1. [-] Pushmo
2. [N] Zen Pinball 3D
3. [2] 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure
4. [5] Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive!
5. [3] VVVVVV
6. [-] Mighty Switch Force!
7. [-] Samurai Sword Destiny
8. [4] 3D Classics: Xevious
9. [8] Let's Golf! 3D
10. [-] Thriller (video)
11. [9] 3D Classics: Excitebike
12. [11] Pyramids
13. [12] 3D Classics: Urban Champion
14. [13] Night of the Living Carrots (video)
15. [-] 3D Classics: TwinBee
16. [14] The Pig Who Cried Werewolf (video)

Dr. Mario Express races to the top spot and, once again, Cut the Rope makes a big leap: up seven places after recent down 11, up 15, down 15 chart performances.

1. [10] Dr. Mario Express
2. [1] Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
3. [2] Plants vs. Zombies
4. [3] Photo Dojo
5. [6] Bloons TD
6. [5] Mario Clock
7. [4] GO Series: 10 Second Run
8. [9] Inchworm Animation
9. [16] Cut the Rope
10. [14] Mario Calculator
11. [7] Cake Ninja
12. [8] Anonymous Notes Chapter 1 — From the Abyss
13. [11] Tetris Party Live
14. [12] Come On! Heroes
15. [13] Nintendo Countdown Calendar
16. [15] Zenonia
17. [18] Cave Story
18. [N] Extreme Hangman 2
19. [17] Castle Conqueror - Against
20. [N] MySims Camera

Kirby occupies the top spot this week thanks to his freebie status, while Alleyway rejoins the top 20.

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

After the break we've got all-time charts, of course.

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User Comments (5)

StarDust4Ever

#3

StarDust4Ever said:

Good to see Pinball rising to the top. Will it overtake Pushmo? Only time will tell (both are excellet games and deserving of the top spots). Anyone here been around long enough to remember VC-reviews, Wiiware-World, and the weekly top 20? I really hope they bring that feature back. ;)

Urbanhispanic

#5

Urbanhispanic said:

Wow....good read so far. I like to see how the digital software is selling and to see what titles people are buying.

Keep them coming, James :)

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