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Japan charts: Media Create 26 Sep - 2 Oct

Jonnyram

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1. GBA Famicom Mini Super Mario Brothers reprint - Nintendo - 45,000 (283,000)
2. NDS Tamagotchi no Petit Petit Omisecchi - Bandai - 31,000 (237,000)
3. PS2 Urban Reign - Namco - 28,000 (new)
4. PS2 Shin Sangoku Musou 4 Moshouden - Koei - 25,000 (282,000)
5. NDS Nou wo Kitaeru Otona no DS Training - Nintendo - 22,000 (613,000)
6. NDS Yawaraka Atamajuku - Nintendo - 17,000 (534,000)
7. PSP Guilty Gear XX #RELOAD - Sega - 16,000 (new)
8. GBA Super Robot Taisen J - Banpresto - 16,000 (140,000)
9. GBA Dr.Mario + Panel de Pon - Nintendo - 14,000 (87,000)
10. PSP Winning Eleven 9 Ubiquitous Edition - Konami - 12,000 (148,000)

Hardware tomorrow.
 

mutsu

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Things seem to have finally slowed down this week... Brain Training DS and Yawaraka Atama Juku both see a big drop.

Do people ever stop buying Super Mario Bros?

Surprising Tamagotchi is still up there!
 

koam

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That reminds me, I still need to pick up super mario bros for my sp.
 

Twix

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where is the Gundam game for PSP ? this is nasty.. PSP is really collapsing in Japan..
 

Dynamite Shikoku

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Doom_Bringer said:
Did Sega ever release Brain training psp in Japan? Was it good? How did it compare to the ds version?
I saw an ad for that on tv the other day actually (at least I think it was that)
 

snatches

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Winning Eleven.....

Ya Rly

That was supposed to be the saving grace for PSP in Japan.

What is left for this year in Japan as far as PSP goes?
 

jamesinclair

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Slow week. Looks like three weeks ago. Time for a new DS game to come on top. Whats releasing this week? Anything of note on PSP, GBA or DS?

Xbox Ninja Gaiden Black am cry. Well, its expected. Im still betting on 212 xbox's sold.
 

Gahiggidy

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Jonnyram said:
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Hardware tomorrow.
No! You give us those numbers tonight. Now.
 

Rock_Man

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Dengeki chart positions:
16 PS2 Nizu no Senritsu (Kid)
36 GC Viewtiful Joe Battle Carnival (Capcom)
37 PSP Gallery Fake (Bandai)
45 XB Ninja Gaiden Black (Tecmo)
48 PSP Densha de Go! Pocket: Yamate Hen (Taito)

Also worth mentioning, Super Mario 64 DS rose 19 places to #24! :)
 

Wario64

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mutsu said:
Wow that's pretty bad. Why did Capcom even bother at all.
i dont think any viewtiful joe game received great sales numbers. i'm glad capcom are making more VJ games but it's a shame not many people are buying them
 

mutsu

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Wario64 said:
i dont think any viewtiful joe game received great sales numbers. i'm glad capcom are making more VJ games but it's a shame not many people are buying them

IIRC the first one on GC sold more than 100K copies in Japan. Anything after that was just bomba though.
 
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Zeo said:
Come on, there has to be SOME big game hitting PSP in the next few months, right? The Rockman remakes should do ok.
I'll take that bet and predict they don't do well at all (ie 200k before the end of the year)
 

mutsu

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olubode said:
I'll take that bet and predict they don't do well at all (ie 200k before the end of the year)
200K? Even the giant WE series is just crawling its way through to that mark. You have most likely overestimated the Rockman series here...

The recent "milking of Rockman" thread shows 24 million games sold with 100 Rockman titles, that's only an average of 24,000 copies per title. That average is influenced by the EXE series as well, so if you exclude EXE, the average is even lower.
 

psycho_snake

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The WE9 numbers are quite shocking considering how well WE usually does in Japan. I wonder if the same thing is going to happen in Europe. WE is probably the most anticipated title in the UK and a lot of european countries along with Fifa, so technically it should sell well, but if WE didnt do as well as it should in japan, then maybe the same thing will happen in EU as well
 

DCharlie

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also note that we have a fairly decent gundam game on the PSP, and i've not seen that make a splash on the charts either
 

mutsu

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psycho_snake said:
The WE9 numbers are quite shocking considering how well WE usually does in Japan. I wonder if the same thing is going to happen in Europe. WE is probably the most anticipated title in the UK and a lot of european countries along with Fifa, so technically it should sell well, but if WE didnt do as well as it should in japan, then maybe the same thing will happen in EU as well
Nope. Remember Europe is Sonyland.

Trends for PSP in Japan cannot be compared to other areas of the world. PSP is turning into a situation somewhat similar to the SEGA Master Systems (IIRC), where it sold like crap in Japan compare to SNES, but in the US it sold very well.


DCharlie said:
also note that we have a fairly decent gundam game on the PSP, and i've not seen that make a splash on the charts either
How's the Gundam game by the way? Impressions? Do we have any screenshots online? I have seen zero screenshots for the game for some reason.
 
mutsu said:
Trends for PSP in Japan cannot be compared to other areas of the world. PSP is turning into a situation somewhat similar to the SEGA Master Systems (IIRC), where it sold like crap in Japan compare to SNES, but in the US it sold very well.
You're thinking Mega Drive/Genesis, not Master System. And yeah, it could very well work out that way. I'd put N64 in a similar category as well.
 

Taker666

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Doom_Bringer said:
Did Sega ever release Brain training psp in Japan? Was it good? How did it compare to the ds version?
It hasn't been released yet.

20th October I think.
 

Kroole

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MsterSystem bigger in Europe for a long time?

I really doubt it. Do you have figures or something or are you only relating that UK = Europe?

I just find it odd because atleast here in Sweden the NES dominated the Master System as long as I remember.
 
Kroole said:
MsterSystem bigger in Europe for a long time?

I really doubt it. Do you have figures or something or are you only relating that UK = Europe?

I just find it odd because atleast here in Sweden the NES dominated the Master System as long as I remember.
Well, the vast majority of Master System games (ports, mostly) released after the flood of first party titles were from British developers, and only ever released in PAL territories.