Media Create weekly sales October 17-23

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http://www.gpara.com/ranking/index.htm

1. PS2 Victory pachinko capture series / 72,000
2- DS Pokemon tororze / 66,000
3- PSP Brain Traning / 43,000
4- DS Super-princess peach / 38,000
5- PS2 Dragonball Z Sparking / 34,000/449,000
6- PS2 Shuffle. On Za stage / 30,000
7- DS Adult Brain training / 24,000/679,000
8- PS2 Burnout revenge / 22,000
9- GBA Family computer mini-Super Mario Brothers / 21,000/375,000
10- DS Tamagotch / 20,000/317,000
 
Jun 17, 2004
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There's so many things wrong with this thread..

but anyway, here you go:

1- Certain victory pachinko capture series Vol.1 CR new century (PS2) 72,000 / 72,000
2- ポケモントローゼ (NDS) 66,000 / 66,000 (some nintendo puzzle game?)
3- Brain power trainer portable (PSP) 43,000 / 43,000
4- スーパープリンセスピーチ 38,000 / 38,000 (Some action game form Nintendo?)
5- Dragon ball Z Sparking! (PS2) 34,000 / 449,000
6- Shuffle! On the stage (the first limited edition it includes) (PS2) 30,000 / 30,000
7- DS training of the adult who forges the brain (DS) 24,000 / 679,000
8- Burnout Revenge (PS2) 22,000 / 22,000
9- Family Computer mini- Super Mario Bros 20th anniversary commemoration resale (GBA) 21,000 / 375,000
10- Petit petit showing っ ちof cartridge っ ち 20,000 / 317,000
 
Jun 6, 2004
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Someone's probably beat me to this, but here we go:

1. PS2 - D3 Publisher - Hisshou Pachinko Kouryoku Vol. 1: CR Shinseiki Evangelion - 72,000 / 72,000
2. NDS - Pokemon Company - Pokemon Touroze - 66,000 / 66,000
3. PSP - Sega - Kawasima Brain Trainer - 43,000 / 43,000
4. NDS - Nintendo - Super Princess Peach - 38,000 / 38,000
5. PS2 - Bandai - Dragon Ball Z Sparking! - 34,000 / 449,000
6. PS2 - Kadokawa Shoten - Shuffle - 30,000 / 30,000
7. NDS - Nintendo - Brain Training - 24,000 / 679,000
8. PS2 - EA - Burnout Revenge - 22,000 / 22,000
9. GBA - Nintendo - Super Mario Bros Famicom Mini (reprint) - 21,000 / 375,000
10. NDS - Bandai - Tamagotchi - 20,000 / 317,000
 
Jun 7, 2004
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Meier said:
Someone's probably beat me to this, but here we go:

1. PS2 - EVA Pachislot game - 72,000 / 72,000
2. NDS - Pokemon Company - Pokemon Touroze - 66,000 / 66,000
3. PSP - Sega - Brain Trainer PSP - 43,000 / 43,000
4. NDS - Nintendo - Super Princess Peach - 38,000 / 38,000
5. PS2 - Bandai - Dragon Ball Z Sparking! - 34,000 / 449,000
6. PS2 - Some Dating Game - 30,000 / 30,000
7. NDS - Nintendo - Brain Training - 24,000 / 679,000
8. PS2 - EA - Burnout Revenge - 22,000 / 22,000
9. GBA - Nintendo - Super Mario Bros Famicom Mini (reprint) - 21,000 / 375,000
10. NDS - Bandai - Tamagotchi - 20,000 / 317,000
It'll be interesting to see if Sega's brain training game has any legs at all.
 
Jun 7, 2004
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#8
Some mod please add an October to the thread title.

1. (PS2) Evangelion Pachinko Vol 1 CR - 72,000
2. (DS) Pokemon Torouze - 66,000
3. (PSP) Nouryoku Trainer Portable - 43,000
4. (DS) Super Princess Peach - 38,000
5. (PS2) Dragon Ball Z Sparking - 34,000 / 449,000
6. (PS2) Shuffle on the Stage - 30,000
7. (DS) Nou wo Kitaeru Otona no DS Training - 24,000 / 679,000
8. (PS2) Burnout Revenge - 22,000
9. (GBA) Famicom Mini: Super Mario Brothers 21,000 / 375,000
10. (DS) Tamagotchi no Puchi Puchi Omisetchi - 20,000 / 317,000

EDIT: Damnit, beaten.
 
Jun 7, 2004
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So what does it mean when the only software on the top ten chart for the PSP is a non-game?

PARADIGM SHIFT.

FEAR THE CHANGE, ANDY787, FEAR IT.
 
Jun 7, 2004
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GhaleonEB said:
It'll be interesting to see if Sega's brain training game has any legs at all.

I hope not but it'll probably end up being one of the few PSP titles to end up breaking one million in sales for Japan.
 
Jun 11, 2004
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Given the sales of Brain Training, if someone released an encyclopedia for DS at the same price, it would probably sell bucketloads. :)
 
Jun 8, 2004
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AniHawk said:
So what does it mean when the only software on the top ten chart for the PSP is a non-game?

PARADIGM SHIFT.

FEAR THE CHANGE, ANDY787, FEAR IT.
I SUPPORT THIS NEW DIRECTION OF ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARES, AND WISH IT'S CONTINUED SUCCESS.

GO SEGA, GO PSP, GO PSP NON-GAMES!
:'(
 
May 4, 2005
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Poor Princess :(.
Pokémon Tourouze is ok for a puzzle game. On the one hand, I hope, Brain Training PSP won't have any legs, due to the lovely DS, on the other hand, I hope, that it's going to be one of the best selling PSP games, so I can see what Drinky has to say ^^. I can't get both ;(.
 
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CVXFREAK said:
DS Brain Training first week:

2 DS Nou wo Kitaeru Otona no DS Training Nintendo 42,509 new

But will the PSP-Version have legs?

Day 6 of the PSP Brain Training - daily charts 2005/10/25

1. DS Brain Training
...
3. PSP Brain Training
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5. Pokemon Torouze
 
Jun 17, 2004
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Yoshi said:
Poor Princess :(.
Pokémon Tourouze is ok for a puzzle game
Is Pokemon Touroze in any way similar to Zoo Keeper? I love Zoo keeper, but didnt get it for DS as I found it overpriced and had played the hell of the Flash version. POke Touroze seems like an advanced version of Zoo Keeper, with more modes, etc. Is it the case?
 

John Harker

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Feb 26, 2005
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No Feel The Magic 2 up there?

So it probably sold 16-18k?
How did the first one start off?

And Peach didn't really live up to expectations... dammit, I want game-games (i.e. the opposite of non-games) to perform better...

Is that start on par with titles like Kirby and Yoshi?
 

Mama Smurf

My penis is still intact.
Jun 9, 2004
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Kirby: 75,000
Yoshi: 63,733

So no. It's not like Peach has the brand recognition of those two, particularly not as the star of a game, but to barely get half isn't very impressive. Maybe they're all humping their Pokemon carts.
 
Jul 18, 2005
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Kiriku said:
I thought the PSP brain training game was being sold at full PSP price, while the DS brain training games are budget-priced. That's a big difference right there.
According to Gpara PSP brain training costs 2,800 Yen, so it is only a little bit more expensive than the DS brain trainings.
 

John Harker

Definitely doesn't make things up as he goes along.
Feb 26, 2005
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Mama Smurf said:
Kirby: 75,000
Yoshi: 63,733

So no. It's not like Peach has the brand recognition of those two, particularly not as the star of a game, but to barely get half isn't very impressive. Maybe they're all humping their Pokemon carts.
Do you think if it was called Super Mario Bros: Peach's Adventure or something along those lines, it would have sold better?

The power of branding....
 

John Harker

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Feb 26, 2005
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ki/oon said:
Hardware :

DS = 44000 (last week = 44262)
PSP = 28000 (last week = 29162)
GBM = 15000
So much for non-games moving PSPs.

The DS had a couple high-profile releases, and it didn't increase. Well, at least it stayed steady.
What was released last week by comparison again?

Anyway, the micro sure did drop fast. Price drop for the holidays world wide?
 

sprsk

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John Harker said:
So much for non-games moving PSPs.

The DS had a couple high-profile releases, and it didn't increase. Well, at least it stayed steady.
What was released last week by comparison again?

Anyway, the micro sure did drop fast. Price drop for the holidays world wide?

I doubt it, 15,000 for a product they are making serious profit off of in an area where they have no real competition is probably fine.
 

John Harker

Definitely doesn't make things up as he goes along.
Feb 26, 2005
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sp0rsk said:
I doubt it, 15,000 for a product they are making serious profit off of in an area where they have no real competition is probably fine.
Yea, I mean I can't seem them being too dissapointed in it. The profit margin there is
pretty insane. It's a nice kick-back for them, I'm sure. It isn't like they need to move hardware to increase game sales, either - but it makes one wonder if this was an attempt
to just improve the tech "image" of Nintendo.

I mean, send out a sleek new handled, release a sleek new console...
It is probably more for a branding PR campaign than them honestly expecting a huge seller here. Hence also the higher price - it's more fashionable, and increases the product buzz and appeal to middle-upper class mainstream who need to feel latest-greatest and important.
 
Sep 25, 2005
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ki/oon said:
Hardware :

DS = 44000 (last week = 44262)
PSP = 28000 (last week = 29162)
GBM = 15000
Wha..?

Are these numbers real? I thought the PSP numbers would be a little closer this week, due to the Sega Brain game. When I saw that it had sold 44,000 copies, I figured the PSP would have received a bump in the charts as well. I was wrong.

Anyone have PS2 hardware sales also?
 
Jul 9, 2004
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How is GBA a useless system? it still gets the occasional release, and it's got a huge library. Heck, I almost want one myself, despite not having any GBA games I really want to play. If I were even a little bit into it, I'd snap one up quick.

Small is good in a portable.
 
Jun 7, 2004
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PhoenixDark said:
Wha..?

Are these numbers real? I thought the PSP numbers would be a little closer this week, due to the Sega Brain game. When I saw that it had sold 44,000 copies, I figured the PSP would have received a bump in the charts as well. I was wrong.

Anyone have PS2 hardware sales also?
I doubt anyone would buy a PSP specifically for Brain Training. Not with the (superior) DS version out and the cheaper DS hardware. The only xception I could think of is someone buying a PSP for Brain Training because they see another game on PSP they really want.
 
Sep 25, 2005
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CVXFREAK said:
I doubt anyone would buy a PSP specifically for Brain Training. Not with the (superior) DS version out and the cheaper DS hardware. The only xception I could think of is someone buying a PSP for Brain Training because they see another game on PSP they really want.
Yeah, you're right as always. One day I'll make a brilliant comment on GAF, but today is not the day.