Gangsta title from THQ sticks it to runner-ups EyeToy: Play 3 and New Super Mario Bros.; Top 10 list bolstered by five DS titles.
SYDNEY--Aussie gamers demonstrated once again that they can't get enough of the life-o'-crime title Saints Row--the title solidified its hold on the top-selling charts by killing the competition for a second week in a row.
Sales figures from data trackers GfK Australia for the week ending September 10, 2006, show that the 360-exclusive Saints Row edged out Sony's latest EyeToy bundle, with EyeToy 3 landing at the number two slot its first week on the charts.
The sales heavyweight of recent weeks--AFL Premiership 2006--slipped back to number four on the charts.
Nintendo's portable powerhouse, the DS, had a strong showing (again), with five of the top 10 games in Australia going to the handheld.
Full stats, including console-by-console breakdowns, are as follows:
Top 10 Full Priced Games
1. Saints Row, Xbox 360
2. EyeToy: Play 3, PS2
3. New Super Mario Bros., Nintendo DS
4. AFL Premiership 2006, PS2
5. Cars, PS2
6. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training, Nintendo DS
7. SingStar Anthems bundle, PS2
8. Mario Kart, Nintendo DS
9. Nintendogs Dachshund, Nintendo DS
10. Nintendogs Labrador, Nintendo DS
|Top 10 Xbox Games (over AU$50):|
2. NRL Rugby League 2
4. Over the Hedge
5. NFS: Most Wanted
6. V8 Supercars 3
7. FIFA 2006
8. 50 Cent Bulletproof
9. Fight Night Round 3
9. Tiger Woods PGA 2006
10. Madden NFL 2007
Top 10 Xbox 360 Games (over AU$50):
1. Saints Row
2. Enchanted Arms
3. Project Gotham Racing 3
4. Perfect Dark Zero
5. Dead or Alive 4
6. Call of Duty 2
7. Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
8. Madden NFL 2007
9. Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 3
10. Genuine Wireless Fun Pack (compilation)