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Japan - Weekly Software Sales

Another week in Japan sees another week of Nintendo titles completely dominate the software sales charts. The Wii edition of Resident Evil 4, has stormed straight to the top of the charts, settling for second position, whilst Nintendo's new title, Practice by Observing: DS Observation Training has reached the zenith. Rounding off the top three sees yet another Nintendo game, Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2. Seriously guys, out of the top ten, six of those games are DS titles and three represent the Wii, only one PS2 title (Guilty Gear XX Core), managed to squeeze in between the mighty N. Read on for the top-ten charts.

01./00. [NDS] Practice by Observing: DS Observation Training (Nintendo) - 94,834 / NEW
02./00. [WII] Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition (Capcom) - 43,771 / NEW
03./27. [NDS] Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 (Nintendo) - 33,738 / 113,910
04./00. [PS2] Guilty Gear XX ^ Core (ArcSystemWorks) - 31,773 / NEW
05./04. [WII] Wii Sports (Nintendo) - 28,612 / 1,657,818
06./06. [NDS] More Brain Age (Nintendo) - 20,662 / 4,327,943
07./07. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo) - 19,907 / 4,500,164
08./10. [WII] Wii Play (Nintendo) - 19,718 / 1,356,002
09./09. [NDS] More English Training (Nintendo) - 18,885 / 256,091
10./17. [NDS] Momotarou Dentetsu DS: Tokyo & Japan (Hudson) - 16,395 / 186,924

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predator3513d ago

would be good to see where trusty bell ends up next week or the week after.

PS360WII3512d ago

43,771 sold in the first week for a relativly old port

Imknow13512d ago

As MS and Sony fight for the video game throne, Nintendo quietly steals the crown from under both their noses :D

neogeo3512d ago (Edited 3512d ago )

Nintendo does not care what we flame on about.
They don't even read our crap. They simply sip on a fine of bottle champaign, while wiping there backsides with hundred dollar bills.

DrWan3512d ago

This generation, unlike the last is actually not that bad for PS3 in Japan.

Back last gen. there was GC and PS2 that was competing for some titles like jRPG and some J games we dont ever see here, and of course xbox is not even in the talk here,

This gen, xbox still not selling, the Wii is now a low tech system for those "quirky" quick games. Some good titles are coming out though.

That leaves one high tech system that developers who see game as a continous improvement woudl persue. That's the PS3. Good example is Square Enix's FF13 adn Versus, too advance to be ran on the Wii, so the only system left to develop for is PS3. At least initially in Japan the leading platform will be PS3, wheter it will be ported to xbox in the States is a different matter.

I am only referring to very Japan-centric games.