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Sep

Gaming Life In Japan ~ 25/8/14 – 31/8/14

Finally back up to date with Gaming Life in Japan! Let’s see what gamers have been playing in Japan and if there have been any changes to hardware sales.

First of all, the highest selling game for the past week was Atlus’ new entry, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, for the PS3 while second was also a new entry for Koei Tecmo with Toukiden Kiwami on the PS Vita.

Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke for the 3DS slips a few spots to end up at third. Another new entry from Kadokawa Games takes fourth spot for the PS Vita with an impressively long name (clears throat) Love Live! School Idol Paradise Vol. 1: Printemps Unit / Vol 2. BiBi Unit / Vol 3. Lily White Unit. Quite a few new entries this week with another one for the PS Vita, this time around it’s from Compile Heart with Hyperdimension Neptunia U in fifth spot. Sixth position sees a 3DS new game, Medarot 8: Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver., from Rocket. Seventh spot sees a PS3 game, Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Masou Kishin F Coffin of the End from Bandai Namco, another new entry. The PSP version of Toukiden Kiwami takes ninth as Bullet Girls for the PS Vita rounds off the charts in number ten.

Looking at hardware sees the unstoppable juggernaut that is the Nintendo 3DS still in the top spot with 30,111 units sold this week as the PS Vita sees 19,578 units sold, enough to seal second spot. Wii U sales dipped just slightly with 8,584 units sold which sees it land in third place. The PS4 see slightly better sales than the previous week with 6,502 units sold and sits in fourth spot, exactly where it ended up the previous week.

Software Chart

  1. [PS3] Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (Atlus, 08/28/14) – 89,498 (New)
  2. [PSV] Toukiden Kiwami (Koei Tecmo, 08/28/14) – 79,384 (New)
  3. [3DS] Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke (Level-5, 07/10/14) – 68,762 (2,358,745)
  4. [PSV] Love Live! School Idol Paradise Vol. 1: Printemps Unit / Vol 2. BiBi Unit / Vol 3. Lily White Unit (Kadokawa Games, 08/28/14) – 59,710 (New)
  5. [PSV] Hyperdimension Neptunia U (Compile Heart, 08/28/14) – 34,980 (New)
  6. [3DS] Medarot 8: Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. (Rocket, 08/28/14) – 33,326 (New)
  7. [PS3] Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Masou Kishin F Coffin of the End (Bandai Namco, 08/28/14) – 28,807 (New)
  8. [Wii U] Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo, 05/29/14) – 11,148 (650,858)
  9. [PSP] Toukiden Kiwami (Koei Tecmo, 08/28/14) – 11,026 (New)
  10. [PSV] Bullet Girls (D3 Publisher, 08/21/14) – 10,030 (39,720)

Hardware Chart

  1. 3DS LL – 30,111 (28,788)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 19,578 (15,309)
  3. Wii U – 8,584 (8,985)
  4. PlayStation 3 – 7,895 (2,376)
  5. 3DS – 7,404 (6,914)
  6. PlayStation 4 – 6,502 (5,923)
  7. PlayStation Vita TV – 1,156 (1,118)
  8. PSP – 187 (324)
  9. Xbox 360 – 86 (177)
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