Top 10 best-selling games of January in Japan
Posted 8 years ago by Brian in DS, News, Wii | 2 Comments
This data (from Famitsu) accounts for sales from December 28, 2009 to January 31, 2010.
01. [NDS] Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie (Square Enix) – 909,981 / NEW
02. [WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo) – 723,116 / 3,208,266
03. [PSP] Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep (Square Enix) – 674,669 / NEW
04. [NDS] Tomodachi Collection (Nintendo) – 455,931 / 2,767,879
05. [WII] Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo) – 286,225 / 1,584,758
06. [NDS] The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (Nintendo) – 229,206 / 550,146
07. [WII] Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo) – 192,661 / 1,735,467
08. [NDS] Pokemon Heart Gold / Soul Silver (Pokemon) – 178,305 / 3,560,902
09. [PS3] Final Fantasy XIII (Square Enix) – 169,029 / 1,867,285
10. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP the Best Reprint) (Capcom) – 127,927 / 164,072
Nintendo Download: Deadly Viruses and Heroic Vegetables Make for a Memorable Week
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From pulse-pounding action to mind-bending puzzles and beyond, this week’s lineup of new downloadable games offers a dizzying variety to satisfy players of all stripes. New additions for the WiiWare™ service include the sci-fi adventure of BLASTER MASTER™ OVERDRIVE and the speedy fun of Tomena Sanner, plus a pair of family-friendly games to help parents and their kids brighten up the dog days of winter. For the Nintendo DSiWare™ service, new attractions include the rocket-powered puzzles of Link ‘n’ Launch™ and the tower-defending thrills of Fieldrunners. And lest you should think cucumbers are only good for snacking, the Virtual Console™ debut of Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom lets Wii™ owners enjoy a quirky classic from the NES™ era.
Media Create software sales (1/25 – 1/31) – Top 50
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01. / 00. [NDS] Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reviere (Square Enix) – 906.458 / NEW
02. / 00. [PS3] Resonance of Fate (Sega) – 118.088 / NEW
03. / 01. [WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo) – 83.930 / 3.201.017 (-24%)
04. / 00. [PS3] Ar tonelico III: Sekai Shuuen no Hikigane wa Shoujo no Uta ga Hajiku (Namco Bandai) – 81.633 / NEW
05. / 05. [NDS] Friend Collection (Nintendo) – 45.474 / 2.741.521 (+1%)
06. / 06. [WII] Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo) – 32.888 / 1.583.050 (-2%)
07. / 04. [PSP] Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (Square Enix) – 30.225 / 713.158 (-49%)
08. / 00.  Resonance of Fate (Sega) – 27.048 / NEW
09. / 02. [PSP] Valkyria Chronicles 2: Gallia Military Academy (Sega) – 24.048 / 118.000 (-75%)
10. / 00. [PS3] MAG: Massive Action Game (SCE) – 19.139 / NEW
AlphaBounce (DSi) – T
Commander: Europe at War (DS) – E10+
Iron Man 2 (DS) – E10+
Max and the Magic Marker (Wii) – E
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (DS) – E10+
All Star Karate (Wii) – E10+
Again (DS) – T
Drift Street Internation (DSi) – E
Monster Hunter Tri (Wii) – T
Triple Crown Championship Snowboarding (Wii) – E
Winter Blast: Snow and Ice Games (Wii) – E
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (DS) – E10+
Real Soccer 2010 (DSi) – E
Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville (DS/Wii) – E10+
Primrose (DSi) – E
Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom (Wii) – E
Castlevania Rondo of Blood (Wii) – T
**ROCK BAND MEDIA ALERT** METAL GODS MEGADETH OFFER UP RUST IN PEACE FOR DOWNLOAD IN ROCK BAND
Guildford, UK. – Feb. 5, 2009 – Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that the entirety of the seminal metal album Rust In Peace from Megadeth, will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and Wii™.
Megadeth is among the more than 390 bands currently available through the Rock Band platform. With more than 1,000 songs available, Rock Band is, without question, the industry leader in providing the best selection of interactive musical content, songs and artists.
The following review scores from the March 2010 edition of Game Informer…
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth (DS) – 7.5
Aliens vs. Predator (Multi) – 5.75
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (Multi) – 9.5 / 9.5
Bioshock 2 (Multi) – 8.25
Blood Bowl (360) – 7.75
Dante’s Inferno (PS3/360) – 7 / 6.75
Divinity 2: Ego Draconis (PC) – 7
Final Fantasy XIII (PS3) – 9.25
Heavy Rain (PS3) – 9.5 / 8.5
Lunar: Silver Star Harmony (PSP) – 8
Mass Effect 2 (360) – 9.75 / 9.75
No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle (Wii) – 8.5
Puzzle Chronicles (DS/PSP) – 7
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey (DS) – 8.75
Tropico 3 (360) – 8.75
White Knight Chronicles (PS3) – 7.25
Thanks to Christian S for the news tip!
Silhouette of new Pokemon revealed, will be in new game
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Update: Added in the message from Masuda.
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The latest episode of Pokemon Sunday finished airing in Japan a short while ago. Junichi Masuda appeared on the show and offered a brief look at one of the Pokemon that will be in the newest DS game as well as the latest movie in Japan. Masuda only showed the silhouette of the new Pokemon, but said that he believes fans will be surprised with the new Pokemon title. The Pokemon that Masuda showed will be fully unveiled on Pokemon Sunday in two weeks.
Redding, CA – February 6, 2010 – SUNSOFT, a division of SUNCORPORATION (JASDAQ: 6736), has today announced that BLASTER MASTER™:OVERDRIVE will be available in North America on February 8th for WiiWare.
BLASTER MASTER™:OVERDRIVE is an action-shooting game that takes place on an Earth infected by an aggressive, polymorphic virus. Poor, defenseless animals worldwide infected by the virus have been turned into flesh-eating, hemoglobin-swilling terrors. Fortunately, the world has Alex. And, even more coincidentally, he happens to be one of the world’s foremost biologists – specializing in viral mutation profiles and genetic manipulation.