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 Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon X  Debuts On Top Of Japanese Sales Charts

Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon X Debuts On Top Of Japanese Sales Charts

August 12, 2010 | By Tom Curtis

August 12, 2010 | By Tom Curtis
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Namco Bandai’s latest entry in the Tales series, Tales of Phantasia: Narikri Dungeon X for PSP debuted at number one on the Japanese sales charts for the week ended August 8, tracking firm Media Create announced Thursday.

The PSP game is a remake of the Game Boy Color RPG Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon, the sequel to the original Tales of Phantasia. The game features the action battle system traditionally used in other entries of the series, as well as random dungeons, a costume system, and the ability to change character classes at will. Namco Bandai has not yet announced a North American release for the title.

Tales of Phantasia: Narikri Dungeon X sold 108,356 units in its first week, with Wii Party taking the number two spot, pushing last week’s top game, Capcom’s Sengoku Basara 3 for PlayStation 3, into the third spot.

Three other new titles, StormLover for PSP, Battle Spirits: Digital Starter for DS, and Heart Catch PreCure! Oshare Collection for DS broke the top 10 this week, hitting the fifth, ninth, and tenth spots, respectively.

Super Mario Galaxy 2 returned to the top 10 after dropping to the thirteenth spot last week, while Kamen Rider Battle: Ganbaride Card Battle Taisen, Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2010, and Metal Max 3 fell from the top 10.

Below are Media Create's rankings for the week ended August 8, 2010:

LW TW Title Publisher Platform Weekly Sales
NEW 1 Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon X Bandai Namco PSP 108,356
3 2 Wii Party Nintendo Wii 82,698
1 3 Sengoku Basara 3 Capcom PS3 57,021
2 4 Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2 Sega PSP 36,865
NEW 5 StormLover D3 Publisher PSP 20,087
13 6 Super Mario Galaxy 2 Nintendo Wii 16,695
10 7 Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem - Hero of Light and Shadow Nintendo DS 15,845
5 8 Sengoku Basara 3 Capcom Wii 15,387
NEW 9 Battle Spirits: Digital Starter Bandai Namco DS 15,338
NEW 10 Heart Catch PreCure! Oshare Collection Bandai Namco DS 15,091


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