I've literally been sitting here for a very literal hour trying to come up with a fun theme for this week's Japanese hardware sales feature, but you know what? I can't. I just can't. I'm suffering from the most vile form of writer's block I've ever succumbed to -- not because there's a lack of ideas in my brainmeat, but because there is one idea so prevalent in my brainmeat that there's no room for any others: Shots.

Not the actual drinks themselves, mind you -- we're talking about the song from up-and-coming party rock outfit LMFAO, featuring, naturally, Lil' Jon. Yes, the song is like, a half-year old. Yes, it has made us incapable of doing anything but singing its heart-rousing chorus, which goes: "Shots shots shots shots shots shots shots shots shots shots shots shots shots shots shots shots." They say you can get a song out of your head by singing it backwards; a strategy which Shots' palindromic nature renders useless.

There's got to be some way to tie this into Japanese hardware sales. Oh, how about this: Man, everyone's profits must be shot. Shot. Shot, shot shot. Shot shot shot shot shot. Everybody. ('s profits.)

- PSP: 39,125 25,683 (39.63%)
- Wii: 31,460 2,420 (7.14%)
- PS3: 26,481 2,343 (8.13%)
- DSi LL: 21,604 2,007 (8.50%)
- DSi: 13,581 1,436 (9.56%)
- DS Lite: 3,920 396 (9.18%)
- Xbox 360: 2,668 96 (3.47%)
- PS2: 1,825 14 (0.76%)
- PSP Go: 1,191 84 (6.59%)

[Source: Media Create]

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