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Wii Party Topped the Charts in August

Nintendo's latest party game may not have the Mario name, but it has the Mario legs!

Boy band Arashi promotes Wii Party.

August was full of big hits, but the biggest hit came early in the prior month. Wii Party topped the charts in August with 370,000 sales. This was nearly equal to sales in its debut month, where it debuted in 2nd place.

As detailed today at Famitsu.com, the month's top ten chart was evenly split between Sony and Nintendo hardware. All the Sony games were new over the tracking period, while Nintendo had some older titles.

Here's the full Famitsu/Enterbrain chart covering July 26 through August 29. Release date and life to date sales are in parentheses.

  • 1. Wii Party (Nintendo, Wii, 7/8): 370,903 (795,262)
  • 2. Sengoku Basara 3 (Capcom, PS3, 7/29): 340,024
  • 3. Hatsune Miku Project Diva 2nd (Sega, PSP, 7/29): 310,522
  • 4. Monster Hunter Diary Felyne Village (Capcom, PSP, 8/26): 280,521
  • 5. Another Century's Episode R (Namco Bandai, PS3, 8/19): 216,748
  • 6. Tales of Phantasia Narikiri Dungeon X (Namco Bandai, PSP, 8/5): 165,636
  • 7. Inazuma Eleven 3 (Level-5, DS, 7/1) 130,997 (801,889)
  • 8. Kamen Rider Battle Ganbaride Card Battle Taisen (Namco Bandai, DS, 7/29): 96,932
  • 9. Sengoku Basara 3 (Capcom, Wii, 7/29): 83,317
  • 10. Dragon Quest Monsters Battle Road Victory (Square Enix, Wii, 7/15): 75,250 (263,261)

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