Want Your Vita Game To Be A Best-Seller? Just Don't Tell Anyone It Exists.

Last month, the Japanese publisher Tecmo Koei released the Vita version of Japanese role-playing game Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland. They told nobody that it was out.


In an e-mail to Kotaku at the time, one of Tecmo Koei's PR representatives joked that this was a "new tactic to get the community involved and talking about the game."

Maybe more people should try that tactic. According to today's PlayStation charts, Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland was the best-selling Vita game in all of March. #1!

Of course, it probably helps that very few games actually came out for the Vita in March. #2 on the list is the Vita port of the mobile game Nun Attack. The actual sales numbers here are likely depressing.

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