The top 10 selling games of 2012 in Australia

by Ben Salter Featured 26 Comments 36 Votes 2994 Views 31/07/2012 Back to News

Local industry tracker, the NPD Group, has revealed the top 10 selling video games in Australia during the first half of 2012, via MCV.

Surprisingly, only three of the ten games were released this year: Max Payne 3, Diablo III and Mass Effect 3. The rest are from 2011.

1. Diablo III

2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

3. Mass Effect 3

4. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

5. Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

6. Battlefield 3

7. Max Payne 3

8. Assassin's Creed: Revelations

9. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

10. Saint's Row: The Third

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Besides those three, it's been a pretty dull year so far.
I'm actually surprised to see Max Payne 3 crack the top 10, I felt like only a handful of gamers got behind that title.
Im looking forward to Sleeping Dogs as my next game.
6 out of 10.

Not bad [MOG]
Blob
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And they're all bad [MOG]
I haven't played four of them: Diablo, Skylanders, M&S and Assassin's Creed [Shifty]
Seriously who here bought Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games? [Shifty]
lol 2 out of 10. [MOG]
Diablo, MW3 and Skyrim aren't surprising. It's good for THQ that Saints Row The Third did so well though. And wow, look at Skylanders, that game came out of nowhere.
1-8 + 10= [Shifty]
9 = The top 10 selling games of 2012 in Australia
the **** is wrong with this country

Scoot said: the **** is wrong with this country


www.heraldsun.com.au/...
Max Payne is the best out of that lot
I have 5 of those, but only paid 3. Got Max Payne and Saints Row gifted to me *thumbs up*

The only 2012 release I've bought is the Sega Olympics game lol :P I'm a sucker for those, don't care how bad they are.
Only have 1 from hee :P
just shows you what a crap year it has been for games in 2012, we can only hope it gets better from here. They way it has gone though not looking to promising.

Pilkingbod said:

Scoot said: the **** is wrong with this country


www.heraldsun.com.au/...



Get out.
Skyrim, Saints Row, and Assassin's Creed (Didn't even play much of Assassin' s Creed)

Nintendo don't have very much up there, but I'm guessing by the end of the second half of the year, we should see more up there.

Ben said: Besides those three, it's been a pretty dull year so far.



Yep very dull but hopefully in just over a month it swings in to full gear.
brought 4 out of the 10 ;/

me3/skyrim/bf3/diablo...

should have saved my money on diablo thou ;/ collecting dust
Practically all games are from last year. The only good exception is Max Payne [Shifty]
i bet next years top 10 nintendo will have a few up

zombiU, Nintendo Land, super mario bros, super smash

Scoot said: the **** is wrong with this country


I am no understand...

Is it mw3 being at no.2?
I BET SKYRIM WAS FIRST


THEN IT TOOK A ARROW TO THE KNEE

xxLCr0wxx said: I BET SKYRIM WAS FIRST
THEN IT TOOK A ARROW TO THE KNEE



It would have been last year.

Just like that joke =D

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