Overall, June 2010 had few heavy hitters and weak sales for new releases. Alpha Protocol failed to live up to expectations, and critics and customers avoided it.

Transformers: War for Cybertron, one of the best takes on the franchise, failed to chart in its first month, but two youth-focused games managed to break through (and on Nintendo platforms). Toy Story 3 and Lego Harry Potter both managed to peek through in a month still dominated by May’s Red Dead Redemption and UFC 2010.

As a reminder, way back in 2010, NPD reported by platform instead of grouping all versions of a title together. 

2010

Week of May 30

  • Backbreaker (360, PS3) - June 1
  • The Sims 3: Ambitions (PC) - June 1
  • Alpha Protocol (360, PS3, PC) - June 1
  • Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow (PS2) - June 1
  • Tecmo Bowl Throwback (PS3) - June 1
  • Planet Minigolf (PS3) - June 1
  • Hexyz Force (PSP) - June 2

Week of June 6

  • Green Day: Rock Band (PS3, 360, Wii) - June 8
  • Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (PSP) - June 8
  • Mega Man Zero Collection (DS) - June 8
  • Disgaea Infinite (PSP) - June 8
  • Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (PC) - June 12

Week of June 13

  • Toy Story 3: The Video Game (PS3, 360, Wii, PSP, DS, PC) - June 15

Week of June 20

  • Transformers: War for Cybertron (PS3, 360, Wii, DS, PC) - June 22
  • Dream Chronicles: The Book of Air (PC) - June 24

Week of June 27

  • Sin and Punishment: Star Successor (Wii) - June 27
  • APB All Points Bulletin (PC) - June 28
  • Deathsmiles (360) - June 28
  • Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (PS3, 360, Wii, PSP, DS, PC) - June 28
  • Naughty Bear (PS3, 360) - June 28
  • Singularity (PS3, 360, PC) - June 28
  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior (360, PC) - June 28
  • Trinity Universe (PS3) - June 28

NPD Data

  1. Red Dead Redemption (360)
  2. Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii)
  3. Red Dead Redemption (PS3)
  4. New Super Mario Bros. (Wii)
  5. Just Dance (Wii)
  6. Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
  7. Toy Story 3 (DS)
  8. UFC 2010: Undisputed (360)
  9. Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (Wii)
  10. UFC 2010: Undisputed (PS3)

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