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 Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 - Professional  Leads Japanese Sales Charts

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 - Professional Leads Japanese Sales Charts

May 5, 2011 | By Tom Curtis

Square Enix's Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 - Professional returned to the top of the Japanese software sales charts this week as handful of new releases made their way into the top 10, reports tracking firm Media Create.

For the week ended April 25, Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 - Professional sold 74,000 units, followed by Image Epoch's PSP RPG Final Promise Story, which debuted at number two with 60,000 units sold.

The PlayStation 3 version of Ignition's heavily-stylized action title El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron rounded out the top three, and sold 58,000 units in its first week.

Two other new titles, SCE's Patapon 3 and Asgard's Starry Sky: In Winter Portable, also made the top 10 this week, landing at numbers four and nine, respectively.

Last week's top selling title, Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS dropped to number five and sold 33,000 units, compared to 59,000 units last week.

Titles falling from the top 10 this week include Nintendo's Pilotwings Resort, Namco Bandai's Detective Conan: Aoki Houseki no Rinbukyoku, Spike's GachiTora! Abarenbou Kyoushi in High School, and SCE's SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs 4.

Below is Media Create's top 20 sales chart for the week ended April 25, 2011.

LWTWTitlePublisherPlatformWeekly Sales
21Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 - ProfessionalSquare EnixDS74,000
NEW2Final Promise StoryImage EpochPSP60,000
NEW3El Shaddai: Ascension of the MetatronIgnitionPS358,000
NEW4Patapon 3SCEPSP49,000
15Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DSPokemon Co.DS33,000
36Dai-2-Ji Super Robot Wars Z: Hakai-henNamco BandaiPSP27,000
47Pro Baseball Spirits 2011KonamiPSP22,000
58Pro Baseball Spirits 2011KonamiPS317,000
NEW9Starry Sky: In Winter PortableAsgardPSP15,000
1310Monster Hunter Freedom 3CapcomPSP11,000
1611Wii PartyNintendoWii-
2012Nintendogs + Cats: French Bulldog / Shiba / Toy Poodle & New FriendsNintendo3DS-
913Pilotwings ResortNintendo3DS-
NEW14El Shaddai: Ascension of the MetatronIgnitionXbox 360-
615Detective Conan: Aoki Houseki no RinbukyokuNamco BandaiDS-
1716Final Fantasy IV: The Complete CollectionSquare EnixPSP-
NEW17Otome wa Oanesama Boku ni Koi Shiteru Portable: 2-Jin no ElderAlchemistPSP-
718GachiTora! Abarenbou Kyoushi in High SchoolSpikePSP-
NEW19Hakuouki: Yuugi Roku DSIdea FactoryDS-
2320Pokemon Black / WhitePokemon Co.DS-

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