Despite the Nintendo 3DS dominating the Japanese hardware sales this week following the recent price cut on the console, sales of software for the system were still rather low, with just three 3DS titles featuring in the weekly software sales charts.
For the week ended August 21, Pokemon Rumble Blast
, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
and Nintendogs + Cats
all featured in the Japanese top 20, according to data from tracking firm Media Create and as reported by
There was good news for Nintendo however, as Wii title Rhythm Heaven
once again topped the charts, with a total of 48,190 units sold.
In fact, Nintendo held half of the top 10 titles, with Kirby Mass Attack
, Pokemon Rumble Blast
and Wii Sports Resort with Remote Plus
joining Rhythm Heaven
As for new entries, Compile Heart's PS3 title Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2
was the highest new entry, landing in position four, while Atlus' Growlanser IV: Over Reloaded
on PSP reached number six.
Lower down the chart, Idea Factory brought Amnesia
into the fray at number 13, while FuRyu settled for number 15 with its PSP game Bunmei Haruka: Aoiza Ibunroku
. There were no re-entries into the charts this week.
The complete top 20 chart, as supplied by Media Create, is shown below.
|1||2||Monster Hunter Diary: Pokapoka Felyne G||Capcom||PSP||40,997|
|4||3||Kirby Mass Attack||Nintendo||DS||35,235|
|NEW||4||Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2||Compile Heart||PS3||32,751|
|2||5||Pokemon Rumble Blast||Pokemon Co||3DS||32,144|
|NEW||6||Growlanser IV: Over Reloaded||Atlus Co.||PSP||21,896|
|6||7||The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D||Nintendo||3DS||21,465|
|9||8||Wii Sports Resort with Remote Plus||Nintendo||Wii||20,969|
|7||9||J-League Pro Soccer Club! 7: Euro +||Sega||PSP||17,727|
|8||10||Toriko: Gourmet Survival||Bandai Namco||PSP||17,521|
|5||11||Uta no Prince-Sama: Repeat||Broccoli||PSP||†|
|13||12||Taiko Drum Master Portable DX||Bandai Namco||PSP||†|
|12||14||Nintendogs + Cats||Nintendo||3DS||†|
|NEW||15||Bunmei Haruka: Aoiza Ibunroku||FuRyu||PSP||†|
|11||17||All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation||Bandai Namco||DS|
|16||18||Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2011||Konami||PSP|
|17||19||Inazuma Eleven Strikers||Level-5||Wii|
|19||20||Pokemon Black / White||Pokemon Co||DS|