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The Biggest Selling Game In Japan Last Month Was...

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February is over. Games were sold in Japan last month, and Famitsu publisher Enterbrain has a list of which games sold the most.

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Was Nintendo able to outsell everyone with the newest entry in its popular Mario & Luigi RPG series? Or was there a dark horse that dominated the month? (Hint: It wasn't a Pokémon game.)

Note: This "February 2009" data is actually for the sales period beginning January 26 and ending on February 22.

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10. Wii Fit (Wii)
Launch: December 1, 2007
Sales: 69,990 units
Life-to-date: 3,179,099 units

9. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP the Best*)
Launch: October 10, 2008
Sales: 86,632 units
Life-to-date: 429,531 units
*PSP budget series for Japan

8. Street Fighter IV (PS3)
Launch: February 12, 2009
Sales: 102,803 units
Life-to-date: 102,803 units

7. THE iDOLM@STER SP (PSP - All three versions)
Launch: February 19, 2009
Sales: 121,271 units
Life-to-date: 121,271 units

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6. Star Ocean 4 - The Last Hope - (Xbox 360)
Launch: February 19, 2008
Sales: 166,027
Life-to-date: 166,027 units

5. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time (DS)
Launch: January 29, 2009
Sales: 170,595 units
Life-to-date: 170,595 units

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4. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (PS2)
Launch: January 29, 2009
Sales: 177,147 units
Life-to-date: 177,147 units

3. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (PSP)
Launch: January 29, 2009
Sales: 177,399 units
Life-to-date: 177,399 units

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2. Mario & Luigi RPG3!!! (DS)
Launch: February 11, 2009
Sales: 278,664 units
Life-to-date: 278,644 units

1. Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 2 (PSP)
Launch: January 29, 2008
Sales: 288,860 units
Life-to-date: 288,860 units

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2009年2月期・月間ゲームソフト販売ランキング(集計期間:2009年1月26日〜2009年2月22日) [Famitsu]

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dreamgazer-old
Dreamgazer

nice pun on Tommy February there.