Japan's best-selling DSiWare and Virtual Console games of all-time revealed

The greatest of all-time

Time to take another look at the best-of charts for two more platforms in Japan. See who comes out on top in the all-time charts for both DSiWare and Virtual Console below.


1. 10 Second Run
2. Itsudemo Bomberman
3. Photo Fighter X
4. Micro Organisms
5. Mario Clock
6. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
7. Kuuki Yomi DS
8. Paper Plane
9. Zomgeri Panic
10. Chotto Dr. Mario

Virtual Console (3DS)

1. Super Mario Bros.
2. Pokémon Yellow
3. Super Mario Bros. 3
4. Pokémon Red
5. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX
6. Pokémon Silver
7. Super Mario Land
8. Pokémon Blue
9. Pokémon Gold
10. Pokémon Crystal


Kind of interesting that Yellow was the best selling of Gen 1, but Crystal was the worst selling of Gen 2.

Fri Jan 03 20 08:35pm
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Probably because Yellow launched simultaneously with Red and Blue on VC, and Crystal had a silent launch in January 2018 and 5 months after G/S were released. But pretty much ever since Crystal launched, it has been the top selling VC game. It's just never caught up.

That makes sense. I knew Crystal was always #1 but wasn't sure if that spoke how few people were buying games on the 3DS eShop's twilight years, or just how much of a juggernaut the other games on the list were. Thank you. Smile

Atleast now, Super Mario is number 1!

Is there any way to see these stats in other regions?

I am proud of myself for getting every Art Style game by Skip on Wiiware and Dsiware.


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