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Tactics Ogre Takes Japan By Storm

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The Ogre Battle series has still got it in Japan, with the latest entry in Square Enix's tactical role-playing game series getting a great start on the PSP.


Tactics Ogre: Unmei no Wa—or Tactics Ogre: Wheel of Fortune, if you prefer—moved a damn good 176,000 copies in its first week on sale in Japan, outselling its closest competitor Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 for the PlayStation 3 by a considerable margin. Those were just two of the many new debuts this week, including a new Wii Sports Resort bundle, God of War: Ghost of Sparta and Mafia II. Sales on those three titles weren't remarkable, which you can see in the full list below.

Here are the bestselling games in Japan for the week of November 8 to 14, according to Media Create.


01. Tactics Ogre: Unmei no Wa (PSP) - 176,000 / NEW
02. Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (PS3) - 48,000 / NEW
03. Super Mario Collection (Wii) - 44,000 / 528,000
04. Pokemon Black / White (DS) - 42,000 / 4,411,000
05. Tongari Boushi to Mahou no Otana (DS) - 40,000 / NEW
06. God Eater Burst (PSP) - 31,000 / 356,000
07. World Soccer Winning Eleven 2011 (PS3) - 30,000 / 301,000
08. Wii Party (Wii) - 17,000 / 1,191,000
09. Wii Sports Resort (with Wii Remote Plus) (Wii) - 14,000 / NEW
10. Kirby's Epic Yarn (Wii) - 14,000 / 188,000

11. Tamagotchi no Narikiri Challenge (DS)
12. Radiant Historia (DS)
13. God of War: Ghost of Sparta (PSP)
14. Fallout: New Vegas (PS3)
15. Renai Banchou: Inochi Meishi, Koiseyo Otome! Love is Power!!! (PSP)
16. Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Edition (Xbox 360)
17. Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded (DS)
18. Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
19. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 (PS3)
20. Resident Evil 5: Alternative Edition (PS3)
21. Mafia II (PS3)
22. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
23. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
24. Golden Sun: Dark Dawn (DS)
25. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (the Best) (PSP)
26. Beat Sketch! (PS3)
27. One Piece Gigant Battle (DS)
28. Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii)
29. Shin Sangoku Musou Online: Souten Ranbu (PS3)
30. New Super Mario Bros. (DS)

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Nice to see at least Japan has taste for once. Kick some more ass, Tactics Ogre.