Kirby Continues To Suck Yen In Japan Ultra Super Deluxe Style

Last week » 11/20/08 3:40pm 11/20/08 3:40pm's Media Create chart topper, , holds on to the top spot amid plenty of new competition. and both debuted strong, kicking former top ten PlayStation 3 titles and out of the top ten. The PS3 has another new game appearing on the chart, as sells enough to land at #18. creeps ever closer to the 2 million…

Grand Theft Auto IV #1 With A Bullet In Japan

The Bellics hijacked the top spot on Media Create's Japanese software sales chart for the week of October 27 to November 2, with Grand Theft Auto IV » 11/06/08 3:40pm 11/06/08 3:40pm moving some 168,000 copies. The gross majority of those were of the PlayStation 3 variety, with the Xbox 360 SKU doing about a quarter of the business. The debut of in…

Japanese Gamers Choose Girly Fashion Over Wii Music

Last week's Japanese software chart champ Wii Music » 10/30/08 4:40pm 10/30/08 4:40pm might not have the legs of Nintendo's other first party Wii efforts if its second week performance is any indication. The music game dropped to fifth place amid new competition from Nintendo's own and Atlus' . The latter would've topped the charts, if both the…

Wii Music Hits High Note On Japanese Sales Charts

Wii Music » 10/23/08 3:40pm 10/23/08 3:40pm, , topped Japanese sales charts in its debut week. While the Media Create numbers skew a bit lower than what Famitsu had to say, won the sales chart crown handily, pushing back to the number two spot. It will be interesting to see what kind of legs Wii Music has, considering how well Nintendo fare like …

Japan Still Loves Giant Mechs, PSPs

With little in the way of new releases from October 5th to the 12th in Japan, Macross Ace Frontier » 10/16/08 3:40pm 10/16/08 3:40pm made securing the first place spot on the Media Create sales charts look easy. It might have something to do with the game being rather good and the continued popularity of the PSP. Other notable titles are notable for…

Pokémon Returns To Power On Japanese Software Charts

Pokémon Platinum » 10/09/08 6:30pm 10/09/08 6:30pm is back. It beat out one of Japan's other favorite series, yet another for the PlayStation 2, to return to the number one spot after a week off. There's little else in the way of exciting new debuts, but we unfortunately see slip further down the charts. Poor Monolith Soft... they worked so hard!…

'Disaster: Day Of Crisis' Debuts Appropriately In Japan

It wasn't the best first week for Nintendo and Monolith Soft's Disaster: Day of Crisis » 10/06/08 3:40pm 10/06/08 3:40pm in its native land. The Wii survival adventure landed at the number ten spot, trounce by new and entries on the PlayStation 2. Also beating out were new PS3 titles and , the multi-publisher fan service-filled RPG that pits…

'Pokémon Platinum' Transforms Into 1.2 Million Copies

Pokémon Platinum » 9/25/08 3:40pm 9/25/08 3:40pm has gone past platinum now, with another 300K being snapped up by Nintendo DS owners in Japan according to this week's Media Create sales chart. The top spots are dominated by DS software, with new debut settling for second place. The PlayStation 3 version of enters the charts with just 34,000…

Pokémon Platinum, Infinite Undiscovery Storm Japan

Pokémon fever? Still burning with the heat of the sun in Japan. As previously reported, the latest, Pokémon Platinum » 9/18/08 3:40pm 9/18/08 3:40pm, in its first week of release. We're not surprised. Sales of the game probably helped those of , another solid debut for the Nintendo DS. The week's other big shot is Square Enix's , which bowed with…

Blue Dragon DS Lands In Japan, Japan Doesn't Care

While Mistwalker's Blue Dragon » 9/11/08 3:40pm 9/11/08 3:40pm for the Xbox 360 didn't tear up the sales charts and reverse Microsoft's fortunes in Japan, it did have a more than respectable . for the Nintendo DS didn't fare quite as well, with a limp showing of just 21,000 units sold through. Granted for the 360 bowed in December, giving it the…