Latest in Gaming

Image credit:

Another Week in Japan: Hardware and software numbers 6/9-6/15

Candace Savino

Last week in Japan was all about Sony dominance, as Metal Gear Solid 4 rocketed the PS3 into first. The Wii still did pretty well for itself, though, nabbing the third spot in hardware and nine of the top thirty in software:

Shiren the Wanderer 3 managed to remain in the top ten despite the Metal Gear bullying, but everything else was as we expected. Just click past the break if you want to check out the software rankings and sales numbers.

01. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns of the Patriots --- 465,000 (New)
02. [WII] Mario Kart Wii --- 38,000 (1,444,000)
03. [WII] Wii Fit --- 37,000 (2,227,000)
04. [PSP] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Portable 3 --- 27,000 (187,000)
05. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G --- 26,000 (2,203,000)
06. [NDS] Hisshou Pachinko Vol. 2 Evangelion --- 22,000 (New)
07. [PS3] Dragon Ball Z Burst Limit --- 18,000 (111,000)
08. [NDS] Beautiful Letter Training --- 17,000 (285,000)
09. [NDS] DS Yamamura Misa Suspense: Kyoto Murder Files --- 17,000 (56,000)
10. [WII] Mysterious Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 3 --- 14,000 (73,000)

11. [WII] Wii Sports
12. [NDS] Taiko no Tatsujin Adventure of 7 Islands
13. [NDS] Let's Make a Pro Baseball Team!
14. [WII] Family Trainer
15. [PSP] Valhalla Knights 2
16. [WII] Wii Play
17. [NDS] Mario Kart DS
18. [NDS] We're Fossil Diggers
19. [NDS] Pokemon Ranger Batonnage
20. [NDS] Hirameki Training
21. [NDS] Majin Tantei Nougame Neuro: Neuro to Miko no Bishoku Sanmai
22. [WII] Link's Crossbow Training
23. [NDS] More TOEIC TEST DS Training
24. [WII] Super Smash Bros. Brawl
25. [NDS] Infinite Frontier: Super Robot Wars OG Saga
26. [NDS] Tottado! Yowiko's Deserted Island Life
27. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros.
28. [NDS] More Brain Age
29. [WII] Battalion Wars 2
30. [NDS] Pokémon Diamond

[Via NeoGAF]

If any of you analyst wannabes out there want to check out the hardware and software numbers for previous weeks in Japan, just click on this blue text. You might also want to broaden your regional horizons and look at the weekly European charts and monthly NPD.

From around the web