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Japanese Charts: Resident Evil Wii misses No.1 spot

Capcom's Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition missed out on the top spot in the Japanese charts for the week ended June 3, as DS title Practice by Observing: DS Observation Training took the number one position.

Capcom's Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition missed out on the top spot in the Japanese charts for the week ended June 3, as DS title Practice by Observing: DS Observation Training took the number one position.

Both titles are new releases, but Nintendo's DS game sold almost 95,000 units on its first week of release, compared to Capcom's latest horror game which managed almost 44,000 sales.

The only other new entry in the top ten was Guilty Gear XX Accent Core for the PlayStation 2, which managed to shift around 32,000 copies.

Nintendo has a total of 20 DS titles in the top 30 and five Wii titles. Sony has three PlayStation 2 and two PSP games in the charts. There are no PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 games in the top 30.

The ten best-selling games in Japan for the week ended June 3 follow:

1. Practice by Observing: DS Observation Training

2. Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition

3. Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2

4. Guilty Gear XX Accent Core

5. Wii Sports

6. More Brain Age

7. New Super Mario Bros.

8. Wii Play

9. More English Training

10. Momatarou Dentetsu DS: Tokyo & Japan

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