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Resident Evil 5 slips in Japan

Capcom's survival horror drops one place in the chart, with Musou Orochi Z debuting in first place

Resident Evil 5 for the PlayStation 3, has dropped to second place in the Japanese software sales charts, ousted by Koei's Musou Orochi Z, also for PS3.

According to the data provided by Media Create, Musou Orochi Z debuted this week selling 112,000 units. Picross 3D for the Nintendo DS also debuted, with 38,000 units sold, in third place.

Mario & Luigi RPG 3 for the DS came fourth, followed by the PlayStation Portable title Shin Sangoku Musou Multi Raid in fifth.

Wii Play: Pikmin 2 broke into the chart at number six with 29,000 units sold, while PS3 title Ryu ga Gotoku 3, known as Yakuza 3 in Western markets, took seventh place.

Handheld titles closed off the chart, with Seventh Dragon for the DS coming in eighth, Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP the Best) in ninth and Resistance Retaliation, also for the PSP, debuting at ten with 16,000 units.

Japanese software chart follows:

  • 01. Musou Orochi Z (PS3)
  • 02. Resident Evil 5 (PS3)
  • 03. Picross 3D (DS)
  • 04. Mario & Luigi RPG 3 (DS)
  • 05. Shin Sangoku Musou Multi Raid (PSP)
  • 06. Wii Play: Pikmin 2 (Wii)
  • 07. Ryu ga Gotoku 3 (PS3)
  • 08. Seventh Dragon (DS)
  • 09. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP the Best) (PSP)
  • 10. Resistance Retaliation (PSP)

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