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Nintendo wins Japanese charts

Holiday season sees Wii, DS and 3DS titles fill software top ten

A holiday week meant boosts for the majority of the Japanese hardware charts, with the Nintendo 3DS staying on top.

The PlayStation Vita managed to sell 11,298 units compared to last week's 9446.

  1. 3DS - 111,857 (102,646)
  2. PS3 - 16,277 (14,580)
  3. Wii - 15,640 (16,145)
  4. PSP - 13,285 (12,018)
  5. Vita - 11,298 (9446)
  6. DS - 2256 (952)
  7. PS2 - 1433 (1187)
  8. Xbox 360 - 978 (998)

The charts from Media-Create (via NeoGAF) for the week ending 19 August also saw software sales entirely dominated by Nintendo, with games for its various consoles filling the entire top ten.

  1. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros, 2 - 148,225 (last week: 912,597)
  2. [NDS] Pokemon Black 2 (White 2 - 62,274 (2,644,459)
  3. [WII] Dragon Quest X - 47,065 (487,917)
  4. [WII] Just Dance Wii 2 - 23,231 (137,423)
  5. [3DS] Tohoku University Aging Medicine Research Institute - Headed By Professor Ryuta Kawashima - Train your Brain Effectively in 5 minutes a day with Oni Training - 20,372 (115,695)

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Latest comments (6)

John Bye Lead Designer, Future Games of London5 years ago
"Tohoku University Aging Medicine Research Institute - Headed By Professor Ryuta Kawashima - Train your Brain Effectively in 5 minutes a day with Oni Training"
Catchy title.
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David Vink Freelance 5 years ago
Most people just call it TUAMERI-HEBYPRORYUKA-TYBE5MIDAWOT
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David Radd Senior Editor, IndustryGamers5 years ago
Most people just call it TUAMERI-HEBYPRORYUKA-TYBE5MIDAWOT
lol
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Nicholas Pantazis Senior Editor, VGChartz Ltd5 years ago
Just a small correction Rachel, you put "Last week" in the parenthesis when you meant "total" sales to date.
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Craig Page El Presidente, Awesome Enterprises5 years ago
Why is it a holiday week in Japan? And why can't I have the same holiday week here too?
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Jim Webb Executive Editor/Community Director, E-mpire Ltd. Co.5 years ago
Why is it a holiday week in Japan? And why can't I have the same holiday week here too?
The holiday is called Obon. It's a Japanese/Buddhist celebration of ones ancestors.
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