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God Eater 2 Conquers Japan According to Major Retailer's Sales Charts

Like every Monday the major Japanese retail and rental chain Tsutaya released its weekly sales charts, that are usually considered an interesting glimpse on what the Media Create charts will look like on Wednesday, since Tsutaya has a very large number of stores scattered across the whole country.

No surprises this week, as God Eater 2 came to give the coup de grâce to the Pokémon weekly domination, that was already broken last week by Battlefield 4.

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MightyNoX1520d ago

Congrats. Now localize this sucker!

PSjesus1520d ago

they well but for vita only don't think the psp version well released outside of japan

gerol1520d ago

vita version FTW.. <3

Misaka_x_Touma1520d ago

success in japan doesn't mean localization

thehobbyist1520d ago

Well the publisher isn't Sega so I'm pretty sure it will be localized. And let's not forget the first one was localized.

Misaka_x_Touma1520d ago

localization in west is about the demand not success.

Th4Freak1520d ago

That's not how Sony works, they're localizing a lot of games with no demand in the west like Demon Gaze, Sorcery Saga, Danganronpa.

And considering that God Eater (1) was successful in the west and there's a big demand for GE2 they will localize it.

I know you're used to Nintendo bs but Sony plays in a different league.

Misaka_x_Touma1520d ago (Edited 1520d ago )

those aren't sony games and Spike Chunsoft always localize their games. Dangaronpa is popular in the west.

Nintendo is localizing Bravely Default in west, MH4 in Korea and has help localize a lot 3DS exclusive.

Th4Freak1520d ago (Edited 1520d ago )

Well, that proves how little you know about Sony and PSV.

Several months ago Sony created a Localization Team and their job is to bring 3rd party Japanese games over the west. So about 80% of localized Japanese PSV games are thanks to the LT and Sahid.

And Danranronpa isn't any more popular in the west than Demon Gaze, these are very niche titles with a very small fanbase.

About the 3DS games you're just trying to make Nintendo look good, we both know that only about 5% of the Japanese games are localized.

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kwiksilver991520d ago

looks to be the biggest vita game in japan yet.
hope its localised asap.

Protagonist1520d ago

I think gamers in JP loves these kind of games because of the social aspekt. Makes me wish we had this kind of gamer mentality in the west, I mean not only play online, but actually meeting up on regular basis and have some fun.

thehobbyist1520d ago (Edited 1520d ago )

These things are way more common than you'd think. There are actually websites like Teamworkcast.com(Primarily Monster Hunter) and other great websites for organizing LAN parties and stuff. You just gotta look for it and try to push it on your friends and stuff. Throwing Smash Bros. tournaments monthly and it's great.

Protagonist1520d ago

Cool , did not know that, but I guess it is much easier in JP, being from the same country etc. Also the fact that they are much more into handelds than the rest of the world.

thehobbyist1520d ago

Allow me to redirect you to the title of this article.

GdaTyler1520d ago

Yes, that's why I have high expectations for it. That's why I said that it better sell well because it's at the top. :(

Protagonist1520d ago

Shipped 500.000 so I guess the demand is pretty good ;)

GdaTyler1520d ago

Not too long now until we see Vita sales on Media Create/Famitsu!!

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