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Chris1964
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(02-16-2011, 05:48 PM)
Media Create Sales: Week 06, 2011 (Feb 7 - Feb 13)

01. / 00. [PSP] Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 3 (Bandai Namco) {2011.02.10} - 222.068 / NEW
02. / 00. [PS3] Samurai Warriors 3 Z (Koei Tecmo) {2011.02.10} - 208.548 / NEW
03. / 06. [PSP] Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (Capcom) {2010.12.01} - 93.483 / 4.249.622 (+236%)
04. / 01. [NDS] Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth 2 (Capcom) {2011.02.03} - 30.910 / 163.176 (-77%)
05. / 00. [PS3] LittleBigPlanet 2 (SCE) {2011.02.10} - 24.648 / NEW
06. / 00. [WII] Samurai Warriors 3: Xtreme Legends (Koei Tecmo) {2011.02.10} - 22.598 / NEW
07. / 00. [PS3] Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare (Take-Two Interactive) {2011.02.10} - 21.718 / NEW
08. / 09. [WII] Donkey Kong Country Returns (Nintendo) {2010.12.09} - 15.971 / 806.357 (-3%)
09. / 05. [PSP] Kenka Bancho 5: Laws of Manhood (Spike) {2011.01.27} - 14.372 / 101.350 (-49%)
10. / 03. [PSP] White Knight Chronicles Episode Portable: Dogma Wars (SCE) {2011.02.03} - 11.229 / 51.832 (-72%)
11. / 11. [NDS] Pokemon Black / White (Pokemon Co.) {2010.09.18} - 10.433 / 5.071.867 (-3%)
12. / 04. [NDS] Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butouden (Bandai Namco) {2011.02.03} - 10.341 / 41.449 (-67%)
13. / 13. [WII] Wii Party (Nintendo) {2010.07.08} - 10.239 / 1.787.341 (+6%)
14. / 07. [WII] The Last Story (Nintendo) {2011.01.27} - 9.052 / 142.952 (-53%)
15. / 02. [PSP] Macross: Triangle Frontier (Bandai Namco) {2011.02.03} - 8.409 / 63.922 (-85%)
16. / 14. [PSP] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2011 (Konami) {2010.11.18} - 7.575 / 170.477 (-19%)
17. / 08. [PSP] Valkyria Chronicles 3 (Sega) {2011.01.27} - 7.491 / 128.196 (-58%)
18. / 17. [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2011 (Konami) {2010.10.28} - 7.379 / 442.500 (-10%)
19. / 18. [NDS] Ni no Kuni: The Ebony Wizard (Level 5) {2010.12.09} - 7.267 / 474.828 (-4%)
20. / 00. [360] Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare (Take-Two Interactive) {2011.02.10} - 7.180 / NEW

21. / 24. [WII] Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo) {2009.10.01}
22. / 19. [NDS] Inazuma Eleven 3: World Challenge!! The Ogre (Level 5) {2010.12.16}
23. / 23. [WII] Wii Sports Resort (w/ Remote Plus) (Nintendo) {2010.11.11}
24. / 26. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) {2008.04.10}
25. / 30. [WII] Momotaro Railway 2010: Sengoku Ishin no Hero Daishuugou! no Maki [Everyone's Recommendation Selection] (Hudson) {2011.01.20}
26. / 31. [WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo) {2009.12.03}
27. / 00. [360] Entaku no Seito: Students of Round (Chunsoft) {2011.02.10}
28. / 12. [PS3] Dragon Age: Origins (Spike) {2011.01.27}
29. / 22. [WII] Mario Sports Mix (Nintendo) {2010.11.25}
30. / 16. [PSP] Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep - Final Mix (Square Enix) {2011.01.20}
31. / 25. [NDS] Magician's Quest: The Merchantís Store of Sorcery (Konami) {2010.11.11}
32. / 29. [WII] Taiko Drum Master Wii 3 (Bandai Namco) {2010.12.02}
33. / 10. [PSP] My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute Portable (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.27}
34. / 00. [PSP] Uta no Prince-Sama: Sweet Serenade (Broccoli) {2011.02.10}
35. / 32. [NDS] Super Fossil Fighters (Nintendo) {2010.11.18}
36. / 37. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo) {2006.05.25}
37. / 33. [WII] Super Mario All-Stars (Nintendo) {2010.10.21}
38. / 15. [PSP] Toaru Majutsu no Index (ASCII Media Works) {2011.01.27}
39. / 21. [PSP] AKB1/48: If I loved an Idol (Bandai Namco) {2010.12.23}
40. / 43. [NDS] Friend Collection (Nintendo) {2009.06.18}
41. / 35. [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops (Dubbed Edition) (Square Enix) {2010.12.16}
42. / 45. [NDS] One Piece: Gigant Battle (Bandai Namco) {2010.09.09}
43. / 40. [PS3] Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition [PlayStation 3 the Best] (Capcom) {2010.11.11}
44. / 39. [NDS] Mario Vs. Donkey Kong: Miniland Mayhem (Nintendo) {2010.12.02}
45. / 00. [NDS] Dengeki School RPG: Cross of Venus Special (ASCII Media Works) {2011.02.10}
46. / 47. [WII] Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo) {2008.01.31}
47. / 49. [NDS] Taiko Drum Master DS: Dororon! Battle With the Ghouls!! (Bandai Namco) {2010.07.01}
48. / 00. [WII] Samurai Warriors 3 [Everyone's Recommendation Selection] (Koei Tecmo) {2011.01.20}
49. / 48. [PSP] Dangan-Ronpa (Spike) {2010.11.25}
50. / 38. [NDS] Monster Busters: Powered (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.20}

00. / 00. [ALL] Software Sales 2011 (All Publishers) {2011.02.07} - 1.162.810 / 5.964.048 (+35%)


NDS - 14
WII - 14
PSP - 13
PS3 - 7
360 - 2
3DS - 0
PS2 - 0


HARDWARE

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|System | This Week | Last Week | Last Year |        YTD |   Last YTD |         LTD |            
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|  PSP  |   107.000 |    30.611 |    40.687 |    272.228 |    411.525 |  16.922.436 |      
|  PS3  |    26.766 |    23.846 |    24.811 |    192.355 |    208.405 |   6.279.845 |      
|  NDS  |    23.111 |    22.565 |    51.327 |    210.417 |    389.538 |  32.361.115 |      
|  WII  |    15.028 |    14.972 |    37.501 |    141.833 |    295.247 |  11.421.470 |      
|  360  |     2.118 |     2.282 |     3.428 |     16.746 |     24.594 |   1.437.244 |      
|  PS2  |     1.665 |     1.897 |     1.869 |     11.512 |     13.858 |  21.707.608 |      
|  3DS  |         0 |         0 |         0 |          0 |          0 |           0 |      
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|  ALL  |   175.688 |    96.173 |   159.623 |    845.091 |  1.343.167 |  90.129.718 |      
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| DSiLL |    12.069 |    11.555 |    27.586 |    108.809 |    190.227 |   2.056.391 |      
|  DSi  |    10.039 |     9.954 |    18.082 |     90.496 |    159.824 |   5.634.223 |      
|  DSL  |     1.003 |     1.056 |     5.659 |     11.112 |     39.487 |  18.085.030 |      
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|  PSP  |   106.893 |    30.475 |    39.293 |    266.215 |    400.108 |  16.755.999 |      
| PSPgo |       107 |       136 |     1.394 |      6.013 |     11.417 |     166.437 |      
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Last edited by Chris1964; 02-18-2011 at 01:12 PM.
Magicpaint
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(02-16-2011, 05:50 PM)
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Great sales of RM3. What's the cause of the huge PSP sales? Finally in stock or what?
Chris1964
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(02-16-2011, 05:52 PM)
3 hours delay for the thread but I'm sure those who were interested had found the numbers earlier.
Last edited by Chris1964; 02-16-2011 at 06:28 PM.
Chris1964
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(02-16-2011, 06:05 PM)
Next week's releases

[3DS] Nintendogs + Cats (French Bulldog, Shiba, Toy Poodle & New Friends) (Nintendo) {2011.02.26}
[3DS] Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle (Level 5) {2011.02.26}
[3DS] Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition (Capcom) {2011.02.26}
[3DS] Samurai Warriors: Chronicles (Koei Tecmo) {2011.02.26}
[3DS] Ridge Racer 3D (Bandai Namco) {2011.02.26}
[3DS] Winning Eleven 3DSoccer (Konami) {2011.02.26}
[3DS] Tobidasu! Puzzle Bobble 3D (Square Enix) {2011.02.26}
[3DS] Battle of Giants: Dinosaurs Strike (Ubisoft) {2011.02.26}

[NDS] Yu-Gi-Oh! 5Dís World Championship 2011: Over the Nexus (Konami) {2011.02.24}

[PSP] Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity (Sega) {2011.02.24}
[PSP] SD Gundam G Generation: World (Bandai Namco) {2011.02.24}
[PSP] Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 5 (Koei Tecmo) {2011.02.24}
[PSP] Vitamin X to Z (D3 Publisher) {2011.02.24}
[PSP] Black Robina (Broccoli) {2011.02.24}
[PSP] Daito Giken Official Pachislot Simulator: Hihouden - Fuujirareta Megami Portable (Paon Corporation) {2011.02.24}
[PSP] Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker [PSP the Best] (Konami) {2011.02.24}

[WII] Rune Factory: Oceans (Marvelous Entertainment) {2011.02.24}
[WII] SD Gundam G Generation: World (Bandai Namco) {2011.02.24}

[PS3] Disgaea 4 (Nippon Ichi Software) {2011.02.24}
[PS3] Killzone 3 (SCE) {2011.02.24}
[PS3] Rune Factory: Oceans (Marvelous Entertainment) {2011.02.24}
[PS3] Love Once: Mermaid's Tears (Maid Meets Cat) {2011.02.24}
[PS3] Bulletstorm (Electronic Arts) {2011.02.24}
[PS3] Racquet Sports (Ubisoft) {2011.02.24}
[PS3] Sanyo Pachinko Paradise 17: Shinkai Monogatari with Agnes Ram (Irem) {2011.02.24}
[PS3] Daikoukai Jidai Online: Tierra Americana (Koei Tecmo) {2011.02.22}
[PS3] Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising [Codemasters the Best] (Codemasters) {2011.02.24}

[360] The Idolmaster 2 (Bandai Namco) {2011.02.24}
[360] Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets (Cave) {2011.02.24}
[360] Pia Carrot e Youkoso!! 4: Natsu no Koikatsu (GN Software) {2011.02.24}
[360] Bulletstorm (Electronic Arts) {2011.02.24}

[PS2] Moujuutsukai to Oujisama: Snow Bride (Idea Factory) {2011.02.24}
[PS2] Moujuutsukai to Oujisama (Twin Pack) (Idea Factory) {2011.02.24}
RurouniZel
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(02-16-2011, 06:09 PM)
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Nintendo had a good run.
GameplayWhore
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(02-16-2011, 06:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by RurouniZel

Nintendo had a good run.

Yeah. They should seriously consider doing something soon to prop up their ailing portable business.
Kurosaki Ichigo
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(02-16-2011, 06:27 PM)
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Not like Wii will get many titles but if the few it gets do like this, lawl. Not expecting any better from next week SD Gundam either, but will be interesting to see Rune Factory Oceans.
Mrbob
how can the baaasheep
enjoy the shootbang?
(02-16-2011, 07:21 PM)
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Is it two weeks or three weeks before the massive 3DS media create thread?

Also what the heck on MHP3. Huge jump in sales with almost another 100K sold! Is this the Monster Hunter bundle sales or the PSP 3000 back in stock?
distantmantra
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(02-16-2011, 07:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kurosaki Ichigo

Not like Wii will get many titles but if the few it gets do like this, lawl. Not expecting any better from next week SD Gundam either, but will be interesting to see Rune Factory Oceans.

I think the only reason that the Wii got SD Gundam G Generation World was that it was cheap to port it over from the PSP and used similar assets as G Generation Wars (PS2/Wii title).
Smiles and Cries
To hell with Bono,
here's a worthy cause.
(02-16-2011, 07:36 PM)
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whats with this next week list? 3DS is like 2 weeks before launch and 3 weeks away before we see it on the charts
Takao
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Have you heard the good news about Medabots?!
(02-16-2011, 07:39 PM)
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A lot of bombas gonna happen next week.

Originally Posted by Mrbob

Is it two weeks or three weeks before the massive 3DS media create thread?

Also what the heck on MHP3. Huge jump in sales with almost another 100K sold! Is this the Monster Hunter bundle sales or the PSP 3000 back in stock?

There were a bunch of new PSP models released recently that appears to have finally fixed the shortages... for now. This caused the pent up demand for new players to jump into MHP3.
Smiles and Cries
To hell with Bono,
here's a worthy cause.
(02-16-2011, 07:43 PM)
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NDS is selling too well for its last legs
Kurosaki Ichigo
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(02-16-2011, 07:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mrbob

Is it two weeks or three weeks before the massive 3DS media create thread?

Also what the heck on MHP3. Huge jump in sales with almost another 100K sold! Is this the Monster Hunter bundle sales or the PSP 3000 back in stock?

Bundles effect greater than usual because of PSP shortages.

Originally Posted by distantmantra

I think the only reason that the Wii got SD Gundam G Generation World was that it was cheap to port it over from the PSP and used similar assets as G Generation Wars (PS2/Wii title).

Yeah, unlike here with Musou where it was exclusive tanking making it multiplatform. Thing is, going forward, I wonder if they'll bother anymore. Talking about next Basara, next Gundam, next Sengoku Musou...having lost some like Pawapuro already.

Originally Posted by Smiles and Cries

whats with this next week list? 3DS is like 2 weeks before launch and 3 weeks away before we see it on the charts

No..just 10 days until they are released (so they're next week titles) and exactly 2 weeks until we get numbers. We'll also predict for them this weekend.
Smiles and Cries
To hell with Bono,
here's a worthy cause.
(02-16-2011, 07:50 PM)
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oh shit its next Saturday LOL

fun times :D
distantmantra
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(02-16-2011, 07:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kurosaki Ichigo

Yeah, unlike here with Musou where it was exclusive tanking making it multiplatform. Thing is, going forward, I wonder if they'll bother anymore. Talking about next Basara, next Gundam, next Sengoku Musou...having lost some like Pawapuro already.

The Wii isn't getting SRWZ2, which is a PSP title using many PS2 assets.
PetriP-TNT
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(02-16-2011, 07:52 PM)
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I call million sold for Nintencats & dogs
Durante
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(02-16-2011, 07:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by Takao

A lot of bombas gonna happen next week.

Yeah, I hoped that Nintendo would finally have a chance to recover a bit with 3DS, but they just had to go up against Disgaea 4.
Onion_Relish
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(02-16-2011, 07:56 PM)
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107 psp go's

wow

is that the record low for the device? I cant imagine a situation in which you could sell barely more than 100 units in a week.
Smiles and Cries
To hell with Bono,
here's a worthy cause.
(02-16-2011, 07:58 PM)
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that next week list is funny as hell

Disgaea 4 vs. French Poodle FIGHT!!!
Were the first week shipment of 3DS 400K to Japan? PSP would probably retain the YTD lead that week, in that case.

Edit:
Or was that 1Q shipments or am I just completely misremembering things here? :lol
Farmboy
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(02-16-2011, 08:05 PM)
Semi-off topic, but who was that guy again who, years ago in these threads, liked to say things like "I'm bullish on Wii sales", "The PS3 has. Not. Once. Outsold. The Wii." and "360 won't reach a million before its successor is announced."? He funny.

Not singling the guy out for crow-eating, btw. Few predicted the resurgence of the PSP and PS3, in particular. I didn't. Just that the effort he put into sounding like a proper market analist seldom failed to bring a smile to my face.
AdventureRacing
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(02-16-2011, 08:06 PM)
Really impressive MHP sales, looks like it might come pretty close to pokemon.
antonz
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(02-16-2011, 08:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by donny2112

Were the first week shipment of 3DS 400K to Japan? PSP would probably retain the YTD lead that week, in that case.

Edit:
Or was that 1Q shipments or am I just completely misremembering things here? :lol

400K was reported to be day 1 shipment as 1.5 million are designated to Japan for the Feb 26th to March 31st period
test_account
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(02-16-2011, 08:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by donny2112

Were the first week shipment of 3DS 400K to Japan? PSP would probably retain the YTD lead that week, in that case.

Edit:
Or was that 1Q shipments or am I just completely misremembering things here? :lol

I dont know, but 400k for 1Q sounds very low. That might be sold out in the first week and then there is nothing left for the rest of the quarter.

EDIT: Already answered (i forgot to refresh the page before i replied) :)
Augemitbutter
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(02-16-2011, 08:11 PM)
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[PS3] Samurai Warriors 3 Z

any english release info on this?
FINALFANTASYDOG
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(02-16-2011, 08:45 PM)
We got some fairly intriguing info that tells us how poor(lack of online sales) these trackers are for niche games:

From the twitter account of President of the company that makes Students of The round table for x360:

1. Game sold more then 8,000 first day, Yet Famitsu has it at around 4,300 for first day
(although this is possible the president doesn't fully realize how tracking works, since he says famitsu can't be correct because his company sent out over 8000 copies the first day.)

2. Sold over 10k first week.

3. Day one shipments were enough for it to be profitable
Last edited by FINALFANTASYDOG; 02-16-2011 at 08:55 PM.
Smiles and Cries
To hell with Bono,
here's a worthy cause.
(02-16-2011, 08:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by PetriP-TNT

I call million sold for Nintencats & dogs

I say no... 200k first week with long long little puppy kitty legs ending at 10 million
[Nintex]
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(02-16-2011, 08:59 PM)
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"No million for us meow?"

I don't think Nintendo can print enough copies or produce enough 3DS's to cover the demand for cats.
Chris1964
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(02-16-2011, 08:59 PM)

Originally Posted by Smiles and Cries

whats with this next week list? 3DS is like 2 weeks before launch and 3 weeks away before we see it on the charts

At February 28 we will know what 3DS hardware was sold at weekend and software sales for some titles (or even all of them).
Smiles and Cries
To hell with Bono,
here's a worthy cause.
(02-16-2011, 09:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by [Nintex]


"No million for us meow?"

I don't think Nintendo can print enough copies or produce enough 3DS's to cover the demand for cats.

they wont have enough hardware out for everyone who wants them LOL

so it will have long legs
John Dunbar
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(02-16-2011, 09:02 PM)
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did nintendo license maru the cat for the game?
Kasumi1970
my name is Ted
(02-16-2011, 09:05 PM)
I know Samurai Warriors 3 come out for the 360 and PS3 in the US.....what is the diffract in Samurai Warriors 3 Z?
Smiles and Cries
To hell with Bono,
here's a worthy cause.
(02-16-2011, 09:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by John Dunbar

did nintendo license maru the cat for the game?

you have to link it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_AbfPXTKms

LOL
Kagari
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(02-16-2011, 09:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kasumi1970

I know Samurai Warriors 3 come out for the 360 and PS3 in the US.....what is the diffract in Samurai Warriors 3 Z?

Samurai Warriors 3 came out for the Wii. They ported it to the PS3 with additional content.
Sir_Crocodile
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(02-16-2011, 09:08 PM)
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Another bancho game goes above 100k and the world feels a bit more right.
schuelma
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(02-16-2011, 09:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kurosaki Ichigo


Yeah, unlike here with Musou where it was exclusive tanking making it multiplatform. Thing is, going forward, I wonder if they'll bother anymore. Talking about next Basara, next Gundam, next Sengoku Musou...having lost some like Pawapuro already.

.


I don't know why anyone would, honestly. Its a wasteland...even more than it was before.
Seraphis Cain
bad gameplay lol
(02-16-2011, 09:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kasumi1970

I know Samurai Warriors 3 come out for the 360 and PS3 in the US.....what is the diffract in Samurai Warriors 3 Z?

No it didn't. As of right now it's Wii exclusive in the US and Europe.

SW3Z is basically SW3 + SW3 XL on a single disc. The Wii got SW3 XL separate.
oldie-newbie
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(02-16-2011, 09:49 PM)

Originally Posted by Kagari

Samurai Warriors 3 came out for the Wii. They ported it to the PS3 with additional content.

What is the LTD for Samurai Warriors 3 Wii ?
Allan Holdsworth
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(02-16-2011, 09:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by FINALFANTASYDOG

We got some fairly intriguing info that tells us how poor(lack of online sales) these trackers are for niche games:

From the twitter account of President of the company that makes Students of The round table for x360:

1. Game sold more then 8,000 first day, Yet Famitsu has it at around 4,300 for first day
(although this is possible the president doesn't fully realize how tracking works, since he says famitsu can't be correct because his company sent out over 8000 copies the first day.)

2. Sold over 10k first week.

3. Day one shipments were enough for it to be profitable

So he doesn't know the difference between shipped and sold to customers?
Chris1964
Sales-Age Genius
(02-16-2011, 10:14 PM)

Originally Posted by oldie-newbie

What is the LTD for Samurai Warriors 3 Wii ?

Famitsu
{2009.11.30 - 2010.06.27} 0034. [WII] Samurai Warriors 3 (Koei) {2009.12.03} - 126.646 / 270.715

Media Create
{2009.11.30 - 2010.01.31} 0034. [WII] Samurai Warriors 3 (Koei) {2009.12.03} - 121.182 / 254.701

Did we get predictions' results somewhere and I missed them?
oldie-newbie
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(02-16-2011, 11:40 PM)

Originally Posted by Chris1964

Famitsu
{2009.11.30 - 2010.06.27} 0034. [WII] Samurai Warriors 3 (Koei) {2009.12.03} - 126.646 / 270.715

Media Create
{2009.11.30 - 2010.01.31} 0034. [WII] Samurai Warriors 3 (Koei) {2009.12.03} - 121.182 / 254.701

Did we get predictions' results somewhere and I missed them?

As always, thank you Chris.

Very good LTD when compared to first week numbers. We will see if PS3 version does the same !!!
jcm
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(02-16-2011, 11:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Allan Holdsworth

So he doesn't know the difference between shipped and sold to customers?

Probably he's more interested in the one which puts money in his pocket.
duckroll
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(02-17-2011, 12:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chris1964

Did we get predictions' results somewhere and I missed them?

Not yet.
Die Squirrel Die
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(02-17-2011, 12:05 AM)

Originally Posted by oldie-newbie

As always, thank you Chris.

Very good LTD when compared to first week numbers. We will see if PS3 version does the same !!!

Probably not, IIRC SW3 Wii rode a solid holiday sales tide. SW3Z won't have that, plus KoeiTecmo are hitting the PS3 Musou audience hard at the moment. They had Gundam 3 at the end of last year, SW3Z now and DW7 next month. Apparantly spreading out your releases to maximise sales never occurred to them.
duckroll
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(02-17-2011, 12:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Die Squirrel Die

Probably not, IIRC SW3 Wii rode a solid holiday sales tide. SW3Z won't have that, plus KoeiTecmo are hitting the PS3 Musou audience hard at the moment. They had Gundam 3 at the end of last year, SW3Z now and DW7 next month. Apparantly spreading out your releases to maximise sales never occurred to them.

The PS3 version should pretty easily match or surpass the Wii LTD anyway though. Musou games in general seem to have more legs than other core games, regardless of platform.
Allan Holdsworth
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(02-17-2011, 12:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by jcm

Probably he's more interested in the one which puts money in his pocket.

... what? He's saying that trackers are inacurrate without knowing the difference between shipped and sold.
Die Squirrel Die
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(02-17-2011, 12:26 AM)
Normally I'd agree but I think DW7 releasing so soon is going to cut the legs on SW3Z short, especially with DW7 looking like the biggest effort they've put into the series in a long time. Still it's already put in a more than respectable performance that'll only get better, just they would probably have increased their sales overall had they managed their portfolio a bit better.

I'm just hoping that their western arm is thinking the same thing and that's why they haven't announced a localisation (with DW7 releasing late March in the US/Europe), not because they aren't bringing it over at all. I still don't understand the rumours that SCEA didn't allow WOZ, especially as they were okay with that content in WO2 PSP and they've obviously okayed NamcoBandai and Tales of Graces F.
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(02-17-2011, 12:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by Die Squirrel Die

Normally I'd agree but I think DW7 releasing so soon is going to cut the legs on SW3Z short, especially with DW7 looking like the biggest effort they've put into the series in a long time. Still it's already put in a more than respectable performance that'll only get better, just they would probably have increased their sales overall had they managed their portfolio a bit better.

I just realized that it only needs to sell another 50k or so to match the Wii LTD. So I don't even think it is debatable at this point that it will well surpass the Wii LTD for both SM3 and SM3XL combined. It should match the Wii LTD by next week already, so DW7 isn't even a factor in this. The only question is how much more it can sell beyond the Wii LTD. I would say at least 300+k would be a pretty unambitious number at this point. Obviously it's not going to match the Wii's legs in terms of doing over double the first week sales, but it also sold a lot more in the first week, so that becomes less important.
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(02-17-2011, 12:50 AM)
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I'm surprised that the PSP has sold so many as I still can't find a Japanese PSP in any of the stores around me, most of the store have been importing European and US PSP's to sell to the Japanese public. You'll also have a hard time trying to find a 2nd hand PSP and as for the PSPgo I'm surprised that it's sold that many. All the store's I know of have stopped selling the device and have taken down everything to do with the PSPgo, even 2nd hand PSPgo are a rarity these days.

The 2 tone PSP which is bundled with Monster hunter is impossible to find, I've only found empty boxes on the shelves saying "Sold out."

So the PSP shortage's are FAR from over.
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(02-17-2011, 12:58 AM)
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I wonder if the PSP will have a LTD of > 20 million when all is said and done. It'll probably be pretty close even if it doesn't. The PSP might have been a total failure by this point outside of Japan, but coming so close to the PS2 LTD in Japan is a pretty solid achievement for this territory. Especially when the DS did so much better, and is the main competitor. The PSP might be the best second place system in Japan ever.

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