Nintendo games are popular. People buy them up as if they were hotcakes. Nintendo games are not hotcakes. You cannot eat them. You play them.

Following hot on the heels of yesterday's news, the Kyoto-based game company has released global life-to-date numbers for some of its biggest titles. Let's have a look:

Nintendo DS
Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver: 3.78 million
Pokémon Platinum: 6.86 million
New Super Mario Bros] 21.39 million
Tomodachi Collection: 2.74 million
Mario Kart DS: 17.28 million
The Legend of Zelda: Spirt Tracks: 2.45 million
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box: 2.23 million*
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story 2.62 million
Professor Layont and the Curious Village: 3.04 million*
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky: 1.33 million
Brain Age: 18.59

*the game is sold as a Nintendo product overseas, so does not include Japanese sales numbers

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Nintendo Wii
Wii Sports: 60.60 million
Wii Sports Resort: 13.58 million
New Super Mario Bros. Wii: 10.55 million
Wii Fit Plus: 10.16 million
Mario Kart Wii: 21.22 million
Wii Fit: 22.56 million
Wii Play (Wii Remote bundled): 26.71 million