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Cheesemeister
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(04-17-2008, 06:12 AM)
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01./00. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) - 593,576 / NEW
02./01. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (Capcom) - 221,781 / 1,590,000
03./02. [PS2] Musou Orochi: The Evil King Returns (Koei) - 55,506 / 283,000
04./07. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) - 31,325 / 1,865,000
05./06. [NDS] Pokémon Ranger: Batonnage (Pokémon) - 30,159 / 436,000
06./08. [NDS] Tottado! Yowiko's Deserted Island Life (Bandai-Namco) - 26,109 / 65,000
07./04. [PS2] Pro Baseball Spirits 5 (Konami) - 21,510 / 102,000
08./03. [PSP] Star Ocean 2: Second Evolution (Square-Enix) - 17,591 / 108,000
09./10. [WII] Deca Sporta (Hudson) - 17,171 / 133,000
10./09. [WII] Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo) - 14,297 / 1,563,000

11./05. [PS3] Pro Baseball Spirits 5 (Konami)
12./11. [NDS] SimCity DS 2: From the Past to the Future (EA)
13./23. [NDS] DS Beautiful Letter Training (Nintendo)
14./13. [WII] Wii Sports (Nintendo)
15./16. [WII] Wii Play (Nintendo)
16./15. [NDS] Mario Kart DS (Nintendo)
17./12. [NDS] Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi wo Yobu Cinema Land (Banpresto)
18./00. [NDS] Oshiri Kajiri Mushi's Rhythm Lesson DS (Sega)
19./17. [NDS] Mario Party DS (Nintendo)
20./21. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo)
21./14. [NDS] Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (Bandai-Namco)
22./24. [NDS] Animal Crossing Wild World (Nintendo)
23./34. [NDS] Kanji Brain Test 2.5M (IE Institute)
24./19. [NDS] Taiko Drum Master DS (Bandai-Namco)
25./20. [NDS] Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games (Nintendo)
26./26. [PS3] Armored Core for Answer (From Software)
27./22. [NDS] Harvest Moon: Shining Sun and Friends (Marvelous Entertainment)
28./18. [NDS] Case Closed! The Missing Professor and the Puzzling Tower (Bandai-Namco)
29./00. [360] Turok (Touchstone)
30./28. [PS2] Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion: Lost Colors (Bandai-Namco)
31./27. [PSP] Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion: Lost Colors (Bandai-Namco)
32./30. [PSP] Echochrome (Sony)
33./29. [PS3] Yakuza 3: Kenzan! (Sega)
34./35. [WII] Mario Party 8 (Nintendo)
35./25. [NDS] Time Hollow: Seeking the Lost Past (Konami)
36./32. [NDS] Doraemon: Nobita and the Green Giant DS (Sega)
37./31. [PS2] Gundam Musou Special (Bandai-Namco)
38./33. [NDS] Shugo Chara! Three Eggs and the Joker in Love (Konami)
39./00. [NDS] More English Training (Nintendo)
40./00. [PS2] Battle of Sunrise (Sunrise Interactive)
41./41. [NDS] Kanji Test 2 (Rocket Co.)
42./38. [PSP] Musou Orochi (Koei)
43./50. [PS2] Monster Hunter 2: Dos (Capcom)
44./37. [WII] Everyone's General Knowledge Training TV (Nintendo)
45./46. [NDS] Pokémon Diamond (Pokémon)
46./00. [PS2] Yakuza 2 (Sega)
47./45. [NDS] My Housekeeping Diary (Nintendo)
48./48. [NDS] More Brain Age (Nintendo)
49./36. [NDS] Keroro Gunsou 3: Adventure in the Sky! (Bandai-Namco)
50./47. [WII] The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return (Sega)

NDS - 25
WII - 9
PS2 - 7
PSP - 5
PS3 - 3
360 - 1



*Adjusted LTD numbers from Media Create 2007 report here.

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Hardware - This Week | Last Week |       YTD |        LTD
1. PSP   -    85,721 |   120,964 | 1,315,501 |  8,980,578
2. NDS   -    47,158 |    55,190 | 1,152,496 | 22,325,546
3. WII   -    46,296 |    44,618 | 1,146,357 |  5,762,516
4. PS3   -     8,232 |    11,303 |   366,125 |  2,007,796
5. PS2   -     6,834 |    10,423 |   184,353 | 21,111,393
6. 360   -     1,147 |     1,452 |    49,645 |    556,985




Media Create Sales 4/9/07 - 4/15/07
Media Create Sales 2/25 - 3/2
Media Create Sales 3/3 - 3/9
Media Create Sales 3/10 - 3/16
Media Create Sales 3/17 - 3/23
Media Create Sales 3/24 - 3/30
Media Create Sales 3/31 - 4/6



Software numbers are typically posted on Wednesday nights at about midnight Eastern.
Hardware numbers are typically posted Thursday nights at about 9:20 PM Eastern.
Toy Soldier
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(04-17-2008, 06:12 AM)
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Nice debut for Mario Kart! Plus it'll have crazy legs, undoubtedly.
perfectchaos007
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(04-17-2008, 06:12 AM)
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Looking good for Mario Kart and WOW @ MHP2 with more sales than Brawl.
blitz64
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(04-17-2008, 06:13 AM)
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Wii love Mario Kart!!!! Lets hope it has legs like the DS
Sho_Nuff82
(04-17-2008, 06:13 AM)
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Seems Ethelred will be happy this week.
Crushed
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(04-17-2008, 06:14 AM)
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Mario Kart Wii?

MARIO KART WII!?
kassatsu
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(04-17-2008, 06:14 AM)
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Monster Hunter :D
_Alkaline_
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Amazing debut by Mario Kart - far and away the best debut of the series. The question is whether it will have the incredible legs that Mario Kart DS has.
ScythD
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(04-17-2008, 06:16 AM)
02./01. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (Capcom) - 222,000 / 1,590,000
10./09. [WII] Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo) - 14,000 / 1,563,000

Wow MHP2G is a monster to have already surpassed brawl
dyls
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(04-17-2008, 06:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by _Alkaline_

Amazing debut by Mario Kart - far and away the best debut of the series. The question is whether it will have the incredible legs that Mario Kart DS has.

We might know if it doesn't pretty quickly, but we won't know if it does for another couple of years.
Vaxadrin
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(04-17-2008, 06:18 AM)
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Turok?

Really, Japan? Of all the western shooters...
The Faceless Master
(04-17-2008, 06:18 AM)
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looks like a monster is hunting to get fit

solid numbers from mkwii
TheKingsCrown
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(04-17-2008, 06:19 AM)
I'm sure the developers of kart are very pleased with those sales.
Gully State
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(04-17-2008, 06:19 AM)
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Now we know why Nintendo quickly snagged Monster Hunter 3 to be a wii exclusive.
C4Lukins
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(04-17-2008, 06:20 AM)
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Turok wins the day!

I am starting to think the only people in Japan who buy 360 games are not Japanese.
jj984jj
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(04-17-2008, 06:22 AM)
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Looks like MC hates Nintendo this week.
gray_fox224
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(04-17-2008, 06:23 AM)
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Mario.
iceatcs
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(04-17-2008, 06:25 AM)
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Nice debut for Mario kart, Will it going to longer leg than DS?

Also nice leg for MHP:2G


Originally Posted by C4Lukins

I am starting to think the only people in Japan who buy 360 games are not Japanese.

One of my friend is an example. A British guy working Deaf Japan school who I have his LIVE name.
Eteric Rice
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(04-17-2008, 06:26 AM)
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Monster Hunter in next Smash Bros confirmed.
Osuwari
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(04-17-2008, 06:27 AM)
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great debut for MKWii.

i wonder if it'll have the undead legs of MKDS and will stick around until the next mario kart comes out..

speaking of that, is this the first time a mario kart comes out with a predecessor still selling steady?
JDSN
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(04-17-2008, 06:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by The Faceless Master

looks like a monster is hunting to get fit

That was worst than the guy that does those movie sales threads, you should be ashamed of yourself.
jts
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(04-17-2008, 06:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by _Alkaline_

Amazing debut by Mario Kart - far and away the best debut of the series. The question is whether it will have the incredible legs that Mario Kart DS has.

I think that portable games tend to have greater legs. I can be wrong though.

Awesome sales anyway :D
rakka
(04-17-2008, 06:29 AM)
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01./00. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) - 594,000 / NEW

>:(
Tmac
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(04-17-2008, 06:30 AM)
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WOW at first two spots.
manueldelalas
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(04-17-2008, 06:31 AM)
I wonder if Monster Hunter will surpass Wii Fit...
Wollan
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(04-17-2008, 06:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Gully State

Now we know why Nintendo quickly snagged Monster Hunter 3 to be a wii exclusive.

I'm expecting that to sell great but it's not Monster Hunter 3 Portable.
Jiggy
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(04-17-2008, 06:33 AM)
That's a huge dropoff for Star Ocean 2. :(
speedpop
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(04-17-2008, 06:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wollan

I'm expecting that to sell great but it's not Monster Hunter 3 Portable.

They're saving that for the DS :lol
Jammy
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(04-17-2008, 06:34 AM)
Mario Kart Wii!
Monster Hunter!
*Guaraná
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(04-17-2008, 06:35 AM)
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can we expect MH3 on Wii around xmas in Japan? Or maybe summer 2009?
MH3 around xmas would make japan explode.
Wollan
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(04-17-2008, 06:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by speedpop

They're saving that for the DS :lol

I'm sure the millions buying the PSP versions would love that :p
(in any case, the existing sales and PSP<-->Wii assets means there will always be a PSP version)
cvxfreak
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(04-17-2008, 06:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by manueldelalas

I wonder if Monster Hunter will surpass Wii Fit...

Doesn't look likely from an LTD viewpoint... In fact I wonder if Smash Bros. X will come out ahead of MHP2ndG in the end too.
kassatsu
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(04-17-2008, 06:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by speedpop

They're saving that for the DS :lol

-_______-;
ivysaur12
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(04-17-2008, 06:37 AM)
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Smash Bros sales make me kind of sad. It's falling off faster than I would've thought.

But Mario Kart and Monster Hunter are ridiculous.
RumblingRosco
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(04-17-2008, 06:38 AM)

Originally Posted by manueldelalas

I wonder if Monster Hunter will surpass Wii Fit...

It could definitely do it. Besides it just being a hugely popular franchise, it's also on a system with a higher install base (PSP > Wii install base, though I don't know the actual numbers) and MH costs quite a bit less than Wii Fit to boot.
jts
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(04-17-2008, 06:39 AM)
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Nintendo should sell more games in big boxes. Next Zelda with Wii Sword packed-in confirmed.
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(04-17-2008, 06:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by mio

Nintendo should sell more games in big boxes. Next Zelda with Wii Sword packed-in confirmed.

I'll buy seven.
Terrell
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(04-17-2008, 06:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wollan

I'm expecting that to sell great but it's not Monster Hunter 3 Portable.

OK... can we get off of this please? This game is about to sell 2 million copies on the PSP, and is a franchise almost single-handedly keeping the handheld's sales afloat. This is NOT behavior exhibited just because it's on a handheld. This kind of trending for a game series used to only be reserved for FINAL FANTASY and DRAGON QUEST.

The series is a seller now... I'm sure putting it on a console that most of Japan will already own anyways by the time it comes out will mean that it will somehow become crippled in sales? UGH, stupid GAF hive-mind is at it again...

Originally Posted by Soka

It could definitely do it. Besides it just being a hugely popular franchise, it's also on a system with a higher install base (PSP > Wii install base, though I don't know the actual numbers) and MH costs quite a bit less than Wii Fit to boot.

You're in a sales thread.
It's roughly 8 million to 5 million for PSP, though that gap is closing, given that the PSP's 2-year head start doesn't seem overly apparent the further we go.
donny2112
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(04-17-2008, 06:42 AM)

Originally Posted by Vaxadrin

Turok?

Really, Japan? Of all the western shooters...

If it makes you feel any better, based on the Famitsu numbers, #30 is in the 3000s. Very slow week this past week.

Originally Posted by Terrell

OK... can we get off of this please? This game is about to sell 2 million copies on the PSP,

Not anytime soon.
Eteric Rice
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(04-17-2008, 06:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by rakka

>:(

???
jibblypop
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(04-17-2008, 06:43 AM)

Originally Posted by Cheesemeister

PSP - 2

honestly, only 2 games in the top 30?? The hardware sales have been insane lately too. Maybe once all the people beat monster hunter they will start picking up some more games for the PSP. Well Sony must hope so!
Pai Pai Master
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(04-17-2008, 06:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wollan

I'm sure the millions buying the PSP versions would love that :p
(in any case, the existing sales and PSP<-->Wii assets means there will always be a PSP version)

Maybe it's just fanboy delusions but I'm personally not yet ruling out the possiblity of Wii, PSP and PS3 version (further down the line).
donny2112
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(04-17-2008, 06:46 AM)

Originally Posted by jibblypop

honestly, only 2 games in the top 30?? The hardware sales have been insane lately too. Maybe once all the people beat monster hunter they will start picking up some more games for the PSP. Well Sony must hope so!

The PSP hardware sales, as obvious from your lament, have little to nothing to do with game sales. It is not competing as a primarily gaming device, anymore.
jts
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(04-17-2008, 06:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Eteric Rice

???

More like ;_; but whatever.
jibblypop
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(04-17-2008, 06:48 AM)

Originally Posted by donny2112

The PSP hardware sales, as obvious from your lament, have little to nothing to do with game sales. It is not competing as a primarily gaming device, anymore.

I disagree. I think it is being driven by games. Or should I say "game". If Monster Hunter can resonate like is has with the Japanese public, then i see no reason why another PSP game can't do the same in the future.
Eteric Rice
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(04-17-2008, 06:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pai Pai Master

Maybe it's just fanboy delusions but I'm personally not yet ruling out the possiblity of Wii, PSP and PS3 version (further down the line).

Nah, Nintendo made a pretty big deal about it, so I doubt it.
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(04-17-2008, 06:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by JDSN

That was worst than the guy that does those movie sales threads, you should be ashamed of yourself.

:lol :lol :lol

well, i tried...

oh, i know...

next week's sales thread may be fit for a monster!

no, wait...

DIE MONSTER, YOU ARE NOT FIT TO BE IN THIS WORLD
AAK
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(04-17-2008, 06:50 AM)
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I cannot fathom the sales to Monster Hunter 3 whever that is.
rakka
(04-17-2008, 06:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wollan

and PSP<-->Wii assets

you say this so often that it's kind of getting annoying.

I cannot fathom the sales to Monster Hunter 3 whever that is.

what's that supposed to mean?
Rubeus
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(04-17-2008, 06:51 AM)
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The reason Monster Hunter Portable is so popular, mostly is because it's on a portable system and you can play it everywhere, plus the fact that you can gather up with friends and have game parties anywhere, not limited to your family room -->> which also pushes all your friends to buy the same game, and created a trend in the community + super long legs for MHP2.

The Wii version will probably sell well, but without portability, the sales probably will trail behind the portable versions, just like the PS2 versions which were around 600k.

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