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Five 3DS titles in Japanese software top ten

But latest PSP Phantasy Star snags firsts place in 3DS launch week

New 3DS titles have made a significant impact on the Japanese sales charts, but the number one selling game of the week is Sega's Phantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity for the PSP - a new iteration in the popular Monster Hunter-esque series that sold 206,654 on its debut.

The second highest new entry, at number two, is Namco Bandai's SD Gundam G Generation World on the PSP with 192,981 sales. The Wii version charted at number 12 with 28,119 units sold.

As a result the highest-selling 3DS title was Level-5's Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle at number three, with 119,591 units sales. An impressive figure considering the charts only take into account the first two days that it, and the 3DS itself, went on sale.

The second biggest seller was nintendogs + cats at number five with 64,213 sales, followed by Samurai Warriors: Chronicles at number six, (49,327) Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition at number seven (44,649), Ridge Racer 3D at number eight (38,226), and Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D at number 15 (26,345). Pilotwings Resort was not part of the Japanese launch line-up.

With the weekend total for the 3DS hardware put at 374,764 the total of all software sales for the format suggests an overall attach rate of almost exactly 1:1.

It has been a generally busy week by any standard, with Nippon Ichi's Disgea 4 also debuting at number four with 79,425 sales and THE iDOLM@STER 2 on Xbox 360 squeezing into the top 10 with a creditable 34,621 unit sales.

As a result there is only title from the previous week in the top 10 (Monster Hunter Freedom 3 at number nine, and only four overall in the top 20.

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This Week
Title
Format
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1
Phantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity
PSP
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2
SD Gundam G Generation World
PSP
New Entry
3
Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle
3DS
New Entry
4
Disgaea 4
PS3
New Entry
5
nintendogs + cats
3DS
New Entry
6
Samurai Warriors: Chronicles
3DS
New Entry
7
Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition
3DS
New Entry
8
Ridge Racer 3D
3DS
4
9
Monster Hunter Freedom 3
PSP
New Entry
10
THE iDOLM@STER 2
360
New Entry
11
Rune Factory Oceans
PS3
New Entry
12
SD Gundam G Generation World
Wii
New Entry
13
Killzone 3
PS3
New Entry
14
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 5
PSP
New Entry
15
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D
3DS
3
16
Samurai Warriors 3 Z
PS3
1
17
Catherine
PS3
New Entry
18
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2011: Over the Nexus
DS
2
19
Marvel Vs. Capcom 3
PS3
New Entry
20
Rune Factory Oceans
Wii
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