Nintendo Co.’s Mario franchise titles for the Nintendo 3DS held in the top five sales of Toys R Us Inc.’s online division this week due to strong year-end demand.

This week, Mario Kart 7 ranked as the No. 2 best-selling game title at

Super Mario 3D Land ranked at No. 4 in the same period.

Mario Kart 7, which began sale Dec. 4, includes brand new tracks that include underwater territory, in addition to trademark power-ups like mushrooms, banana peels, and shells.

Super Mario 3D Land, released Nov. 11, is a brand new adventure that includes new 3D levels and the Tanooki Raccoon Suit power-up.

Both titles sell at $39.99 each.

Super Mario 3D Land has sold more than 500,000 units to become the fastest-selling Mario title in the company’s history.

Nintendo launched the Nintendo 3DS handheld with 18 software titles Mar. 27.

The hardware includes two screens, a 3D Depth Slider, a Circle Pad, a 2GB SD Card and 3-D display technology that does not require the use of special glasses.

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