Nintendo Dominates Top Family Games for May

The NPD Group has released its list of Top-Selling Family Entertainment Titles for May 2010, with games for Nintendo consoles filling 18 of the 20 spots. Maintaining its standing from April, Ubisoft‘s Just Dance for the Nintendo Wii came in at No. 1, while Picross 3D and Zhu Zhu Pets, both for the Nintendo DS, came in second and third, respectively.

The two non-Nintendo DS or Wii games on the list were Guitar Hero 5 and Rock Band 2, coming in at No. 11 and No. 16, respectively, both for the Xbox 360.

The full list is as follows:

1. Just Dance (Wii. Ubisoft)

2. Picross 3D (NDS, Nintendo)

3. Zhu Zhu Pets* (NDS, Activision)

4. Scribblenauts (NDS, Warner Bros. Interactive)

5. Mario Party (NDS, Nintendo)

6. Bejeweled Twist (NDS, Popcap Games)

7. Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 3 (Wii, Konami)

8. Mario Party 8 (Wii, Nintendo)

9. Wii Play w/Remote (Wii, Nintendo)

10. Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter (NDS, THQ)

11. Guitar Hero 5* (360, Activision Blizzard)

12. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadia (NDS, Konami)

13. SpongeBob’s Boating Bash (NDS, THQ)

14. Band Hero* (Wii, Activision Blizzard)

15. Guitar Hero 5* (Wii, Activision Blizzard)

16. Rock Band 2* (360, MTV Games/EA)

17. Deal or No Deal (Wii, Zoo Digital Publishing)

18. Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day (NDS, Nintendo)

19. Rock Band 2* (Wii, MTV Games/EA)

20. Karaoke Revolution (Wii, Konami)

*Includes Collector’s, Limited, Legendary, Bundles (Guitars) Editions

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Justin McCraw

Justin McCraw

Summer 2010 intern for The Toy Book/Specialty Toys & Gifts