The gap between Wii and PSP sales is slowly but surely decreasing, making us wonder if the Wii might be able to overtake Sony's handheld once the Monster Hunter hype dies down:
  • PSP: 89,884
  • Wii: 67,308
  • Nintendo DS: 51,228
  • PlayStation 3: 8,054
  • PlayStation 2: 7,464
  • Xbox 360: 1,298
Yet, the true triumph for the Wii last week was in software. Nintendo scored big all-around, but the Wii claimed six of the top ten spots in the chart. Keep in mind, though, that all the Wii games that made it to the top thirty are first-party titles, with the exception of Deca Sports.

In other news, Smash Bros. Brawl managed to hop up five spots, showing us that it won't be disappearing any time soon. Meanwhile, Mario Kart is inching nearer to Brawl's total sales, making it a close race between the two games. To see how they're currently fairing against each other, just click past the break.


01.(01) [WII] Mario Kart Wii --- 107,000 (1,227,000)
02.(02) [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G --- 82,000 (1,992,000)
03.(04) [WII] Wii Fit --- 53,000 (2,039,000)
04.(03) [WII] Link's Crossbow Training --- 49,000 (141,000)
05.(05) [NDS] Taiko Drum Master DS! Adventure of 7 Islands --- 34,000 (133,000)
06.(06) [NDS] Pokemon Ranger Batonnage! --- 27,000 (535,000)
07.(09) [WII] Deca Sports --- 22,000 (207,000)
08.(10) [WII] Wii Sports --- 21,000 (2,979,000)
09.(07) [NDS] We're Fossil Diggers --- 17,000 (102,000)
10.(15) [WII] Super Smash Bros. Brawl --- 16,000 (1,620,000)

11.(14) [WII] Wii Play
12.(16) [NDS] Mario Kart DS
13.(11) [NDS] DS Beautiful Letter Training
14.(18) [NDS] Tottado! Yowiko's Deserted Island Life
15.(08) [PS3] Valkyria Chronicles
16.(17) [PS2] Musou Orochi: The Evil King Returns
17.(13) [NDS] Hitman Reborn DS: Fate of Heat
18.(25) [NDS] Mario Party DS
19.(23) [NDS] New Super Mario Bros.
20.(19) [NDS] Naruto Shippuuden Shinobi Retsuden 2
21.(27) [NDS] Yatterman DS
22.(12) [NDS] Emblem of Gundam
23.(22) [PS2] Pro Baseball Spirits 5
24.(28) [NDS] Crayon Shinchan Arashi wo Yobu Cinema Land
25.(30) [NDS] Kanji Brain Test 2.5M
26.(__) [NDS] Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
27.(26) [NDS] Sim City DS 2
28.(__) [NDS] Brain Age 2
29.(__) [NDS] Taiko Drum Master DS
30.(__) [NDS] Animal Crossing Wild World

If any you analyst wannabes out there want to check out the hardware and software numbers for previous weeks in Japan, click on this blue text.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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