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Nintendo continues dominance across Europe

Titles for Wii and DS platforms take up lion's share of Spanish and German sales charts

Nintendo has continued to dominate both the Spanish and German software sales chart for the week ended July 27, according to data provided by Media Control GfK International.

Drakensang: The Dark Eye - the PC adaptation of Germany's popular pen and paper RPG franchise - has jumped to the top of the German chart, with the standard edition in first place and the limited collectors edition in second place.

The rest of the top ten of the German chart is occupied with titles for Nintendo platforms, with Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games for the Nintendo DS being the forerunner at number three, followed by Wii Fit at four, and Guitar Hero: On Tour for the DS in fifth place.

Wii Fit and Wii play occupy the first and second places on the Spanish chart respectively, while Soulcalibur IV for the PlayStation 3 comes in at five and for the Xbox 360 at seven.

Closing the Spanish chart at nine is Metal Gear Solid 4 and 42 All-Time Classics for the DS in tenth place.

The full German software sales chart follows:

  • 1. Drakensang: The Dark Eye (PC)
  • 2. Drakensang: The Dark Eye - Limited Collectors Edition (PC)
  • 3. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (DS)
  • 4. Wii Fit (Wii)
  • 5. Guitar Hero: On Tour (DS)
  • 6. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
  • 7. Brain Training (DS)
  • 8. Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
  • 9. Mario Kart DS (DS)
  • 10. More Brain Training (DS)

The full Spanish software sales chart follows:

  • 1. Wii Fit (Wii)
  • 2. Wii Play (Wii)
  • 3. Guitar Hero: On Tour (DS)
  • 4. Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
  • 5. Soulcalibur IV (PS3)
  • 6. Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat? (DS)
  • 7. Soulcalibur IV (Xbox 360)
  • 8. Buzz! Master Quiz (PSP)
  • 9. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PS3)
  • 10. 42 All-Time Classics (DS)

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