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Wii titles top German, Spanish charts

Mario Kart and Wii Fit head the lists which are dominated by Nintendo platforms

Software sales in two of the key European markets continued to be utterly dominated by Nintendo for the week ending August 17, according to data from Media-Control GfK International.

The list in Germany was topped by Mario Kart Wii, with Wii Fit in second, while PC game Drakensang: The Dark Eye was the only non-Nintendo platform title in the entire top ten in third.

Brain Training and the DS edition of Mario Kart took fourth and fifth positions, followed by Mario & Sonic at the Olympics and Guitar Hero: On Tour in sixth and seventh.

Super Smash Bros Brawl for the Wii was eight, with More Brain Training and Summer Athletics finishing the top ten list.

In Spain the list was barely less Nintendo-dominated, with Wii Fit in first place and Beijing 2008: The Olympic Games for the PlayStation 3 in second.

Wii Play and Mario Kart Wii were third and fourth, while the PSP's Buzz! Master Quiz was the only other non-Nintendo platform title in fifth.

Super Smash Bros Brawl and Guitar Hero: On Tour were sixth and seventh while Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat? was eighth.

Wall-E for the DS and Brain Training rounded off the top ten, meaning that The Wii or DS was responsible for 17 of the top 20 titles across both countries.

The full German chart:

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

The full Spanish chart:

  • 1. Wii Fit (Wii)
  • 2. Beijing 2008: The Olympic Games (PS3)
  • 3. Wii Play (Wii)
  • 4. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
  • 5. Buzz! Master Quiz (PSP)
  • 6. Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
  • 7. Guitar Hero: On Tour (DS)
  • 8. Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat? (DS)
  • 9. Wall-E (DS)
  • 10. Brain Training (DS)
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