Japan: Black Marketeers in Nintendo Town

The Japanese sales charts, courtesy of Media Create, are about as enlightening as ever, with Nintendo platform and Nintendo developed titles continuing to rule the roost out East.

Nintendo platform titles make up three quarters of this week's top 20, while the remaining titles appear on Sony platforms, two on PS2 and PSP apiece, and one on PS3.

However when Nintendo fans on internet message boards high-five themselves and bark about Nintendo destroying the competition, the fact is, that non-games like Family Finance Diary, Nintendo's Observation Training and Brain Training aren't actually competing with, say, Grand Theft Auto at all. It should be very remarkably clear that these software products are designed for startlingly different purposes and demographics.

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djt234104d ago

nintendo own that list top to bottom