Mario scurries towards coins

Super Mario 3D Land was the biggest-selling 3DS game of 2011 in the UK, according to the Association for UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE).

In second place was Mario Kart 7, with both Mario titles outselling Grezzo's N64 remaster The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D.

Here's the full top five, followed by the DS top five, in which Professor Layton and Pokémon outsold everything to nobody's surprise.

2011 Nintendo 3DS Chart

1. Super Mario 3D Land
2. Mario Kart 7
3. The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time 3D
4. Nintendogs + Cats: Golden Retriever
5. Rayman 3D

2011 Nintendo DS Chart

1. Professor Layton And The Spectre’s Call
2. Pokémon White Version
3. Pokémon Black Version
4. Art Academy
5. Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo