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This week’s Japanese software sales are as follows:

01./01. [3DS] Pokemon X / Y # (Pokemon Co.) {2013.10.12} (¥4.800) – 162.347 / 2.731.470 (-29%)
02./02. [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2013 (Konami) {2013.10.24} (¥3.980) – 52.826 / 136.709 (-37%)
03./00. [3DS] Little Battlers eXperience: Wars (Level 5) {2013.10.31} (¥4.980) – 50.217 / NEW
04./04. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 # (Capcom) {2013.09.14} (¥5.990) – 46.729 / 2.872.106 (-31%)
05./06. [PSP] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2013 (Konami) {2013.10.24} (¥2.980) – 38.179 / 74.181 (+6%)
06./00. [WIU] Wii Party U (Nintendo) {2013.10.31} (¥4.935) – 37.371 / NEW
07./00. [PSV] Gundam Breaker # (Bandai Namco Games) {2013.10.31} (¥6.980) – 33.775 / NEW
08./05. [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2013.10.10} (¥7.770) – 32.666 / 531.266 (-35%)
09./00. [PSV] Chou Tsugitsugimono Game Neptune Re:Birth1 # (Compile Heart) {2013.10.31} (¥6.090) – 31.811 / NEW
10./00. [PS3] Tears to Tiara II: Haou no Matsuei # (Aqua Plus) {2013.10.31} (¥6.980) – 24.422 / NEW
11./03. [PS3] BlazBlue: Chronophantasma # (Arc System Works) {2013.10.24} (¥7.140) – 14.307 / 86.771 (-80%)
12./08. [3DS] Battle For Money Sentouchuu: Densetsu no Shinobi no Survival Battle! (Bandai Namco Games) {2013.10.17} (¥4.980) – 13.563 / 75.137 (-20%)
13./07. [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2013 (Konami) {2013.10.24} (¥3.980) – 12.866 / 37.197 (-47%)
14./10. [PSP] Diabolik Lovers: More, Blood # (Idea Factory) {2013.10.24} (¥6.090) – 5.929 / 16.411 (-43%)
15./15. [3DS] Friend Collection: New Life # (Nintendo) {2013.04.18} (¥4.800) – 5.421 / 1.485.035 (-2%)
16./14. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) – 5.263 / 3.456.116 (-5%)
17./00. [PSP] Shinsouhan Heart no Kuni no Alice: Wonderful Wonder World # (QuinRose) {2013.10.31} (¥6.300) – 4.811 / NEW
18./11. [PSV] Dangan-Ronpa 1-2: Reload (Spike Chunsoft) {2013.10.10} (¥5.229) – 4.412 / 100.574 (-58%)
19./00. [PSP] Seishun Hajime Mashita! # (Honeybee) {2013.10.31} (¥7.140) – 4.352 / NEW
20./19. [3DS] Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life # (Bandai Namco Games) {2013.08.01} (¥5.480) – 4.156 / 305.203 (-15%)

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

3DS LL – 58,627
Wii U – 38,802
3DS – 29,749
Vita – 27,618
PS3 – 11,148
PSP – 3,680
Wii – 477
Xbox 360 – 328

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

3DS LL – 69,001
3DS – 40,507
Vita – 24,513
PS3 – 11,460
PSP – 3,807
Wii U – 2,598
Wii – 742
Xbox 360 – 351

The latest Famitsu most-wanted games chart is as follows:

RankGame TitlePlatformPublisher
1Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIIPS3Square Enix
2Puzzle Dragon Z3DSGungHo Online Entertainment
3Final Fantasy XVPS4Square Enix
4God Eater 2PSVBandai Namco
5Zelda no Densetsu: Kamigami no Triforce 2 [The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds]3DSNintendo
6Shin Gundam Musou [Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 4]PS3Bandai Namco
7Kingdom Hearts IIIPS4Square Enix
8Mario Kart 8Wii UNintendo
9Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD RemasterPS3Square Enix
10Drag-on Dragoon 3 [Drakengard 3]PS3Square Enix
11Sengoku Basara 4PS3Capcom
12Gran Turismo 6PS3Sony
13Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 23DSSega
14Sengoku Musou 4 [Samurai Warriors 4]PS3Koei Tecmo
15Metal Max 43DSKadokawa Games
16Psycho Break [The Evil Within]PS3Bethesda Softworks
17Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom PainPS4Konami
18Akiba’s Trip 2PSVAcquire
19Ryu ga Gotoku: Ishin [Yakuza: Ishin]PS4Sega
20ExstetraPSVFuRyu

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Two new games have been confirmed for the Japanese 3DS Virtual Console. Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Children – Black (Game Boy Color) and Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Children – Red (Game Boy Color) will be out on November 13. Pricing is set at 600 yen each.

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Two new Virtual Console games are on track for the Japanese Wii U eShop next week. Golf (Famicom) and Final Fantasy (Famicom) will be out on November 13. Pricing is set at 500 yen.

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This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

Band Brothers P (3DS) – 10/9/9/10
God Eater 2 (PSV) – 10/9/10/9
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3/360/Wii U) – 10/9/9/9
World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014 (PS3) – 10/9/9/9
God Eater 2 (PSP) – 9/8/9/9
Medabots Dual (3DS) – 8/8/8/8
Model * Oshare Audition Dream Girl (3DS) – 8/8/8/8
Arcana Famiglia 2: La storia della Aracana Famiglia (PSP) – 8/7/8/8
Stardust Amazoness (3DS) – 7/8/7/8
Jewelpet: Cafe de Mahou no Cooking! (3DS) – 8/7/8/7
Shinigami Syogyou: Kaidan Romance (PSP) – 8/7/7/7
World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014 (3DS) – 8/7/7/7
World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014 (PSP) – 8/7/6/6

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Which platform do Japanese gamers want the next Dragon Quest on? Popular Japanese IT magazine Weekly ASCII sought answers to this very question, and decided to ask its readers for input.

The publication shared the following results after holding a poll:

PS4: 62%
Wii U: 8%
iPhone: 8%
PC: 5%
Tablets 3%
Android Smartphones: 3%
Xbox One: 1%
SH-01F Dragon Quest: 1%
Other: 9%

It’s important to note that there was no specific option for the 3DS, PlayStation 3, or PlayStation Vita. I imagine that would have impacted the results quite a bit had they been included.

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