Most Popular Games of the Week

Look into these games because they are the most popular games from the past week:

Most Popular Games Cross-Platform:

  1. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction
  2. Just Cause 2
  3. Battlefield: Bad Company 2
  4.  God of War III
  5. Metro 2033
  6. Alan Wake
  7. Red Dead Redemption
  8. Heavy Rain
  9. Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City
  10. Dead to Rights: Retribution

Xbox 360 Most Popular Games:

  1. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction
  2. Just Cause 2
  3. Battlefield: Bad Company 2
  4. Metro 2033
  5. Alan Wake
  6. Red Dead Redemption  
  7. Dead to Rights: Retribution
  8. Dante’s Inferno
  9. Final Fantasy XIII
  10. Lost Planet 2

PlayStation 3 Most Popular Games:

  1. God of War III
  2. Just Cause 2  
  3. Battlefield: Bad Company 2
  4. Heavy Rain
  5. Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City
  6. Red Dead Redemption
  7. Final Fantasy XIII
  8. Nier
  9. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
  10. Dante’s Inferno Divine Edition

Nintendo Wii Most Popular Games:

  1. Monster Hunter Tri
  2. Red Steel 2
  3. Super Mario Galaxy 2
  4. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  5. How to Train Your Dragon
  6. Super Mario Galaxy
  7. Just Dance
  8. Wii Sports Resort
  9. Mario Kart Wii
  10. Alice in Wonderland

Nintendo DS Most Popular Games:

  1. Pokemon SoulSilver
  2. Pokemon HeartGold 
  3. Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story
  4. WarioWare D.I.Y.
  5. Scribblenauts
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
  7. How to Train Your Dragon
  8. New Super Mario Bros.
  9. Zhu Zhu Pets
  10. Pokemon Platinum

PlayStation Portable Most Popular Games:

  1. God of War: Chains of Olympus
  2. Dead or Alive Paradise
  3. Dante’s Inferno
  4. Assassin’s Creed: Bloodlines
  5. LittleBigPlanet
  6. Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
  7. Dissidia: Final Fantasy
  8. Naruto: Shippuden
  9. Mimana: Iyar Chronicles
  10. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
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Rock Band: Green Day Track List

Here is a list of songs that are going to be the track list of songs included on “Rock Band: Green Day” which is going to be coming out for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii:

Dookie (1994)

  • “Burnout”
  • “She”
  • “Having a Blast”
  • “Sassafrass Roots”
  • “Chump”
  • “When I Come Around”
  • “Longview”
  • “Coming Clean”
  • “Welcome to Paradise”
  • “Emenius Sleepus”
  • “Pulling Teeth”
  • “In the End”
  • “Basket Case”
  • “F.O.D.”

American Idiot (2004)

  • “American Idiot”
  • “She’s a Rebel”
  • “Jesus of Suburbia”
  • “Extraordinary Girl”
  • “Holiday”
  • “Letterbomb”
  • “Boulevard of Broken Dreams”
  • “Wake Me Up When September Ends”
  • “Are We the Waiting?”
  • “Homecoming”
  • “St. Jimmy”
  • “Whatsername”
  • “Give Me Novacaine”

Warning (2000)

  • “Minority”
  • “Warning”

Nimrod (1997)

  • “Hitchin’ a Ride”
  • “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)”
  • “Nice Guys Finish Last”

Insomniac (1995)

  • “Brain Stew”
  • “Jaded”
  • “Geek Stink Breath”

21st Century Breakdown (2009)

  • “Song of the Century”
  • “¿Viva La Gloria? (Little Girl)”
  • “21st Century Breakdown”
  • “Restless Heart Syndrome”
  • “Before the Lobotomy”
  • “Horseshoes and Handgrenades”
  • “Last Night on Earth”
  • “The Static Age”
  • “Peacemaker”
  • “American Eulogy”
  • “Murder City”
  • “See the Light”

Downloadable Content

  • “21 Guns”
  • “Last of the American Girls”
  • “Know Your Enemy”
  • ¡Viva La Gloria!”
  • “East Jesus Nowhere”
  • “Christian’s Inferno”

Def Jam Rapstar

There is going to be a new music game coming out for the three main consoles in the fall of this year. From Konami, the game, “Def Jam Rapstar,” is a game that is going to support the motion controllers which are going to be releasing for the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3, and it will also support the motion comtroller that is already out for the Nintendo Wii. The game is going to include over forty songs when it first comes out.

The following five tracks are the first five songs which have been confirmed to be on the game:

  • “Children’s Story” — Slick Rick
  • “Gold Digger” —  Kanye West
  • “Nuthin But a G Thang ” — Dr. Dre
  • “Live Your Life ” — T.I.
  • “Put On” — Young Jeezy

This new music game is being released by Terminal Reality, 4mm Games and Def Jam. This game will be an entirely new type of music game since it is taking on the hip hop style of music.

What are your thoughts on this game? Do these five songs interest you to check out the game more?

New Releases for the Week

Each new week there is a ton of new games that become available for people to buy for all the various consoles. Both the number of games and the quality of games that are released every week will vary. Some weeks there could be more of the smaller games that come out. However, I bet that just about every week you will be able to find a game or two that you will like.

Here is a list of the games that will be coming out in this upcoming week for the consoles including the Sony PlayStation 3, the Nintendo Wii, the Microsoft Xbox 360, the Nintendo DS, the PlayStation Portable and the PC:

Sony PlayStation 3

  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Just Cause 2
  • Moto GP ‘09/’10

Nintendo Wii

  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Red Steel 2
  • Rooms: The Main Building

Microsoft Xbox 360

  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Just Cause 2
  • Moto GP ‘09/’10

Nintendo DS

  • Bakugan: Battle Trainer
  • Disney’s Stitch Jam
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Rooms: The Main Building
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey
  • Zhu Zhu Pets

PlayStation Portable

There are no new releases for this console this week.

PC

  • Just Cause 2
  • Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom

February’s Software and Hardware Sales

Here is the list of the software sales from this previous month of February 2010:

  1. Xbox 360 — BioShock 2, Take Two, 562,900
  2. Nintendo Wii — New Super Mario Bros Wii, Nintendo of America, 555,600
  3. Xbox 360 — Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Activision, 314,300
  4. Nintendo Wii — Just Dance, Ubisoft, 275,400
  5. Nintendo Wii — Wii Sports Resort w/ Wii Motion Plus, Nintendo of America, 272,500
  6. Sony PlayStation 3  — Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Activision, 252,800
  7. Xbox 360 — Mass Effect 2, Electronic Arts, 246,500
  8. Sony PlayStation 3 — Dante’s Inferno: Divine Edition, Electronic Arts, 242,500
  9. Xbox 360 — Dante’s Inferno, Electronic Arts, 224,700
  10. Sony PlayStation 3 — Heavy Rain, Sony Computer Entertainment of America, 219,300

The race for the most software sales through out the different consoles was very close in the month of February. The Xbox 360 has the number one game and also, four of the ten games on the list. The PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii split the other six games with three a piece.

Here is a list of the video game hardware sales from this past month of February 2010:

  • Nintendo DS: 613,200
  • Xbox 360: 422,000
  • Nintendo Wii: 397,900
  • Sony PlayStation 3 : 360,100
  • PlayStation Portable: 133,400
  • Sony PlayStation 2: 101,900

The Xbox 360 continues to win over the Nintendo Wii and the PlayStation 3 in hardware sales but the Nintendo DS remains at the top of the list.

City Builder coming to the Wii

Next Tuesday, February 9, 2010, the game, City Builder, is going to be coming out for the Nintendo Wii. In this game, which was developed by Collision Studios, there are two classic game mechanics that are put together in to one game. You will have fun as you stack water pipes, roads and power lines in order to begin making an ever growing city. There are four different continents that you will be able to play in. The game presents a new take on other classic puzzle pipe games by having three different levels including the road, underground (water mains) and the sky (power lines). Connect the pieces as you race up against the clock. There are various obstacles in your way. Witness each one of the cities grow in a different way!

Here are some of the features that are included in the game:

  • 100 different challenging levels
  • More than 20 hours of game play
  • Various levels going up against the boss
  • Use different strategies to succeed

Be sure to check out this game when it releases next week!

Top 20 Games Rented in 2009

The following 20 games are the top 20 games that were rented in the year of 2009:

  • Fallout 3 (Xbox 360)
  • UFC Undisputed 2009 (Xbox 360)
  • Call Of Duty: World At War (Xbox 360)
  • Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360)
  • Gears Of War 2 (Xbox 360)
  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe (Xbox 360)
  • Left 4 Dead (Xbox 360)
  • Saints Row 2 (Xbox 360)
  • Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo Wii)
  • Halo Wars (Xbox 360)
  • Madden NFL 10 (Xbox 360)
  • Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Xbox 360)
  • Skate 2 (Xbox 360)
  • Street Fighter IV (Xbox 360)
  • Major League Baseball 2K9 (Xbox 360)
  • Fable 2 (Xbox 360)
  • Midnight Club: Los Angeles (Xbox 360)
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo Wii)
  • Mario Party 8 (Nintendo Wii)
  • Grand Theft Auto IV (Xbox 360)
  • Well the Xbox 360 completely dominated the list of rentals having 17 games out of the whole list of 20 games including the top 8 games on the list. The Wii had the other 3 games. It is some what surprising to see that one of the top three gaming consoles, the PlayStation 3, does not have even 1 game on this list. Why do you think it is that the PlayStation 3 did not have one single game as one of the top 20 rentals for the year?