Nintendo Owns the Japanese Video Game Sales Charts

January 9th, 2012 at 8:32 am

Nintendo have a grand total of eight games appearing in Japan’s top ten sales chart for last week as the Nintendo 3DS literally flies off the shelves.

According to Japanese sales data gatherers Media Create, Nintendo have dominated the charts in Japan yet again with a bevy of strong game releases, such as Mario Kart 7 and Monster Hunter 3G wich landed in slot 1 and 2 respectively. Nintendo are also dominating in hardware sales with it’s Nintendo 3DS which sold almost 200,000 units in Japan last week, a stark contrast to newly released PlayStation Vita which barely sold 40,000 units.

Here’s lastweek’s Japanese game sales chart;

01. [3DS] Mario Kart 7
02. [3DS] Monster Hunter 3G
03. [PS3] Warriors Orochi 2
04. [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land
05. [PS3] Final Fantasy XIII-2
06. [3DS] Inazuma Eleven Go: Shine / Dark
07. [WII] Just Dance Wii
08. [WII] Kirby’s Return to Dream Land
09. [WII] Wii Party
10. [3DS] SD Gundam G Generation 3D

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