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Xbox 360 Monster Hunter tops Japanese charts

Busy week for region with seven new entries

Capcom's new Monster Hunter title for the Xbox 360 has blessed the Microsoft format with a rare number one in Japan.

For the week ended June 27, Monster Hunter Frontier Online took the number one spot with 93,000 sales, in a week that saw an influx of new titles shake up the top ten.

Konami scored two new DS entries in the top five with Love Plus + at two and Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's Side 3rd Story at four, with Gust's PS3 game Atelier Totori: Alchemist of Arland 2 at number three.

Other new entries from Sega, Aqua Plus and Asgard also broke the top ten, which follows:

  • 01 Monster Hunter Frontier Online (Xbox 360) – 93,000
  • 02 Love Plus + (DS) – 84,000
  • 03 Atelier Totori: Alchemist of Arlan 2 (PS3) – 54,000
  • 04 Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 3rd Story (DS) – 52,000
  • 05 Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii) – 42,000
  • 06 Hatsume Miku Project Diva Value Version (PSP) – 29,000
  • 07 White Album: Tsuzurareru Fuyu no Omoide (Aqua Plus) – 26,000
  • 08 Starry Sky In Spring Portable (PSP) – 22,000
  • 09 Ghost Trick (DS) – 20,000
  • 10 Painting Classroom DS (DS) – 20,000

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Matt Martin: Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.
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