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Nintendo wins Japanese charts

Nintendo wins Japanese charts

Thu 23 Aug 2012 7:43am GMT / 3:43am EDT / 12:43am PDT
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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)

6 Comments

John Bye
Senior Game Designer

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"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.

Posted:2 years ago

#1

David Vink
Freelance

19 16 0.8
Most people just call it TUAMERI-HEBYPRORYUKA-TYBE5MIDAWOT

Posted:2 years ago

#2

David Radd
Senior Editor

359 78 0.2
Most people just call it TUAMERI-HEBYPRORYUKA-TYBE5MIDAWOT
lol

Posted:2 years ago

#3

Nicholas Pantazis
Senior Editor

1,017 1,463 1.4
Just a small correction Rachel, you put "Last week" in the parenthesis when you meant "total" sales to date.

Posted:2 years ago

#4

Craig Page
Programmer

382 218 0.6
Why is it a holiday week in Japan? And why can't I have the same holiday week here too?

Posted:2 years ago

#5

Jim Webb
Executive Editor/Community Director

2,246 2,228 1.0
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.

Posted:2 years ago

#6

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