USA Yearly Chart

The year's top-selling games at retail ranked by unit sales

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Pos Game Weeks Yearly Total
1
17,002,020
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
111 9,669,407 17,002,020
2
8,982,137
Wii Play (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
99 5,291,362 8,982,137
3
4,718,507
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
36 4,718,507 4,718,507
4
4,299,177
Wii Fit (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
33 4,299,177 4,299,177
5
3,803,898
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
Nintendo, Fighting
43 3,803,898 3,803,898
6
3,643,919
Grand Theft Auto IV (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
36 3,643,919 3,643,919
7
2,580,454
Call of Duty: World at War (X360)
Activision, Shooter
8 2,580,454 2,580,454
8
2,416,241
Gears of War 2 (X360)
Microsoft, Shooter
9 2,416,241 2,416,241
9
2,003,983
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
36 2,003,983 2,003,983
10
5,126,703
New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
138 1,981,996 5,126,703
11
4,141,590
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (X360)
Activision, Shooter
61 1,785,510 4,141,590
12
1,745,845
Madden NFL 09 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
21 1,745,845 1,745,845
13
7,121,560
Nintendogs (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
176 1,675,954 7,121,560
14
3,626,822
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
142 1,642,836 3,626,822
15
1,605,818
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (X360)
LucasArts, Adventure
31 1,605,818 1,605,818
16
4,170,582
Mario Kart DS (DS)
Nintendo, Racing
164 1,535,974 4,170,582
17
2,550,774
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Wii)
RedOctane, Misc
62 1,533,989 2,550,774
18
1,500,058
Guitar Hero: On Tour (DS)
Activision, Misc
28 1,500,058 1,500,058
19
5,080,591
Pokemon Diamond / Pearl Version (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
89 1,479,696 5,080,591
20
1,402,963
Kung Fu Panda (X360)
Activision, Platform
31 1,402,963 1,402,963
21
2,530,478
Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
72 1,376,906 2,530,478
22
1,374,711
Guitar Hero: World Tour (Wii)
Activision, Misc
10 1,374,711 1,374,711
23
1,357,970
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PS3)
Konami, Action
30 1,357,970 1,357,970
24
1,813,748
Mario Party DS (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
59 1,346,754 1,813,748
25
1,809,454
Link's Crossbow Training (Wii)
Nintendo, Shooter
59 1,301,012 1,809,454
26
1,281,805
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time / Darkness (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
37 1,281,805 1,281,805
27
3,325,295
Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
60 1,263,785 3,325,295
28
1,229,591
Fable II (X360)
Microsoft, Role-Playing
11 1,229,591 1,229,591
29
2,540,138
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (X360)
RedOctane, Misc
62 1,181,808 2,540,138
30
1,179,726
Madden NFL 09 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
21 1,179,726 1,179,726
31
5,422,149
Halo 3 (X360)
Microsoft, Shooter
67 1,177,825 5,422,149
32
1,159,384
Call of Duty: World at War (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
8 1,159,384 1,159,384
33
1,109,164
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (DS)
Sega, Sports
50 1,109,164 1,109,164
34
1,893,018
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii)
Sega, Sports
61 1,106,121 1,893,018
35
1,097,181
Sega Superstars Tennis (X360)
Sega, Sports
42 1,097,181 1,097,181
36
1,579,412
Rock Band (X360)
MTV Games, Misc
59 1,048,722 1,579,412
37
1,042,009
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
42 1,042,009 1,042,009
38
1,039,880
Fallout 3 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
10 1,039,880 1,039,880
39
1,033,102
Rock Band (Wii)
MTV Games, Misc
28 1,033,102 1,033,102
40
1,022,418
Left 4 Dead (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
7 1,022,418 1,022,418
41
1,011,483
Rock Band 2 (X360)
MTV Games, Misc
16 1,011,483 1,011,483
42
1,743,501
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
61 965,397 1,743,501
43
943,593
Guitar Hero: World Tour (X360)
Activision, Misc
10 943,593 943,593
44
2,529,989
Mario Party 8 (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
84 893,276 2,529,989
45
862,327
Wii Music (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
11 862,327 862,327
46
856,889
Animal Crossing: City Folk (Wii)
Nintendo, Simulation
7 856,889 856,889
47
999,965
Imagine: Fashion Designer (DS)
Ubisoft, Simulation
63 856,845 999,965
48
837,077
God of War: Chains of Olympus (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
44 837,077 837,077
49
2,395,159
Assassin's Creed (X360)
Ubisoft, Adventure
60 829,102 2,395,159
50
920,963
Game Party (Wii)
Midway Games, Misc
58 829,022 920,963
51
823,858
Army of Two (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
44 823,858 823,858
52
818,646
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (X360)
LucasArts, Action
16 818,646 818,646
53
967,427
Imagine: Babyz (DS)
Ubisoft, Simulation
63 813,582 967,427
54
1,251,010
Carnival Games (Wii)
Global Star, Misc
71 811,281 1,251,010
55
798,002
Kirby Super Star Ultra (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
15 798,002 798,002
56
1,830,698
Daxter (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
147 766,961 1,830,698
57
1,078,672
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (DS)
LucasArts, Action
61 759,798 1,078,672
58
1,199,276
MySims (DS)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
68 750,164 1,199,276
59
1,052,770
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Wii)
LucasArts, Action
61 703,224 1,052,770
60
981,475
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
99 680,223 981,475
61
2,818,924
Super Mario 64 DS (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
215 646,528 2,818,924
62
617,073
Mario Super Sluggers (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
19 617,073 617,073
63
613,678
LittleBigPlanet (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
10 613,678 613,678
64
608,649
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (DS)
LucasArts, Adventure
31 608,649 608,649
65
590,084
Resistance 2 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
9 590,084 590,084
66
585,172
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (Wii)
LucasArts, Adventure
31 585,172 585,172
67
800,842
Hannah Montana: Music Jam (DS)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
64 574,566 800,842
68
764,712
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 (Wii)
Electronic Arts, Sports
71 566,508 764,712
69
970,282
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (PS3)
RedOctane, Misc
62 564,376 970,282
70
554,821
Devil May Cry 4 (X360)
Capcom, Action
48 554,821 554,821
71
549,263
Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
8 549,263 549,263
72
1,183,811
Assassin's Creed (PS3)
Ubisoft, Adventure
60 540,428 1,183,811
73
535,734
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (PSP)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
41 535,734 535,734
74
534,769
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
38 534,769 534,769
75
532,124
Saints Row 2 (X360)
THQ, Action
12 532,124 532,124
76
531,342
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Wii)
LucasArts, Action
16 531,342 531,342
77
1,962,826
Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
161 528,794 1,962,826
78
528,443
Guitar Hero: Aerosmith (Wii)
Activision, Misc
27 528,443 528,443
79
526,399
MLB 08: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
44 526,399 526,399
80
525,496
NBA 2K9 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
13 525,496 525,496
81
742,039
Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party (Wii)
Konami, Simulation
67 524,684 742,039
82
769,248
Cooking Mama 2: Dinner With Friends (DS)
Majesco, Simulation
60 523,896 769,248
83
522,284
Madden NFL 09 All-Play (Wii)
Electronic Arts, Sports
21 522,284 522,284
84
513,280
NCAA Football 09 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
25 513,280 513,280
85
691,091
Rock Band (PS3)
MTV Games, Misc
59 512,050 691,091
86
502,619
Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe (X360)
Midway Games, Fighting
7 502,619 502,619
87
502,129
Guitar Hero: World Tour (PS3)
Activision, Misc
10 502,129 502,129
88
500,741
SoulCalibur IV (X360)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
23 500,741 500,741
89
493,848
Battlefield: Bad Company (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
28 493,848 493,848
90
493,711
Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force (DS)
Disney Interactive Studios, Adventure
6 493,711 493,711
91
483,592
Ninja Gaiden II (X360)
Microsoft, Action
31 483,592 483,592
92
483,591
Deca Sports (Wii)
Hudson Soft, Sports
34 483,591 483,591
93
722,627
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
60 483,492 722,627
94
1,404,061
Cooking Mama (DS)
Majesco, Simulation
121 480,781 1,404,061
95
475,473
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
12 475,473 475,473
96
474,555
Far Cry 2 (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
11 474,555 474,555
97
473,764
Personal Trainer: Cooking (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
6 473,764 473,764
98
473,085
NERF N-Strike (Wii)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
10 473,085 473,085
99
470,114
Major League Baseball 2K8 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
44 470,114 470,114
100
868,888
Need for Speed: ProStreet (X360)
Electronic Arts, Racing
60 465,849 868,888

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USA Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
DS 10,156,740(+16%) 27,896,070
Wii 9,826,502(+52%) 17,346,240
X360 4,881,772(+11%) 13,666,876
PSP 3,815,680(+7%) 13,859,759
PS3 3,477,812(+42%) 6,595,663
Total 32,158,506(+26%)  

USA Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
Wii 83,511,459(+137%) 122,778,491
DS 67,629,304(+84%) 136,447,161
X360 60,531,183(+55%) 119,759,238
PS3 34,286,543(+150%) 49,339,779
PSP 16,707,689(+6%) 56,451,254
Total 262,666,178(+87%)