Namco Bandai's One Piece: Gigant Battle
for Nintendo DS debuted on top of the Japanese retail game sales charts this week, outselling all other games by a wide margin.
For the week ended September 12, the DS title sold 131,854 units, with the number two title, Capcom's Monster Hunter Diary: Pokapoka Ailu Village
, immediately following with 55,569 units sold, announced tracking firm Media Create.
One Piece: Gigant Battle
is a fighting game based on the popular manga series One Piece, and features gameplay similar to that of Smash Bros.
or the Japanese-only Jump Superstars
, which also included characters from the One Piece manga.
Nintendo's Metroid: Other M
, which made its debut last week at number three, dropped to number five this week with just 11,239 units sold--only 24% of what it sold the previous week.
Other new titles this week include Vitamin X: Evolution Plus
and Sengoku Efuda Yuugi: Hototogisu Tairan
for PSP, which landed at numbers eight and 10, respectively.
Games that fell from the top 10 include Square-Enix's reprint of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
and PSP fighting game Bleach: Heat the Soul 7
Yuke published UFC 2010 Undisputed 2010
made its debut this week, but failed to reach the top 10, landing at number 16.
|NEW||1||One Piece: Gigant Battle||Namco Bandai||DS||131,854|
|1||2||Monster Hunter Diary: Pokapoka Ailu Village||Capcom||PSP||55,569|
|4||4||Ace Combat X2: Joint Assault||Namco Bandai||PSP||12,667|
|3||5||Metroid: Other M||Nintendo||Wii||11,239|
|6||6||Super Mario Galaxy 2||Nintendo||Wii||9,827|
|NEW||8||Vitamin X: Evolution Plus||D3 Publisher||PSP||7,975|
|8||9||Inazuma Eleven 3: World Challenge!! Spark / Bomber||Level 5||DS||7,640|
|NEW||10||Sengoku Efuda Yuugi: Hototogisu Tairan||Irem||PSP||7,407|