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Atelier Meruru Tops The Japanese Software Charts

Gust's Atelier Meruru: The Alchemist of Arland 3 sat atop the Japanese software sales charts last week, with a slew of new titles entering the charts, according to data from Media Create.

Mike Rose

June 30, 2011

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Gust's Atelier Meruru: The Alchemist of Arland 3 sat atop the Japanese software sales charts last week, with a slew of new titles entering the charts. For the week ended June 26, 2011, according to Media Create, and as reported by NeoGAF, the PS3 title sold 82,585 copies in total, while Kadokawa Shoten's PSP game Steins;Gate had to settle for second place with 63,558. Other new editions to the top 20 included Gundam: Memories of the Battle at number three, Prince of Tennis Gyutto! Doki-Doki Survival - Survival Umi to Yama no Love at six, and Bleach: Soul Ignition at eight. In total, half of the top 20 was new releases. Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D fell a few places to position five with 37,452 total sales. Last week's number one, Level-5's Little Battler Xperience, also fell a few, now sitting at number four with 38,326. Many of Nintendo's titles continued to sit firmly in the charts, with the likes of Wii Sports, Pokemon Black and White, Wii Party and Mario Kart also hanging around the bottom end. Below is Media Create's top 20 sales chart for the week ended June 26, 2011.

LWTWTitlePublisherPlatformWeekly Sales

NEW

1

Atelier Meruru: The Alchemist of Arland 3

Gust

PS3

82,585

NEW

2

Steins;Gate

Kadokawa Shoten

PSP

63,558

NEW

3

Gundam: Memories of the Battle

Bandai Namco

PSP

52,067

1

4

Little Battler Xperience

Level-5

PSP

38,326

2

5

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

Nintendo

3DS

37,452

NEW

6

Prince of Tennis Gyutto! Doki-Doki Survival - Survival Umi to Yama no Love

Konami

DS

30,234

3

7

Yakuza: Of the End

Sega

PS3

24,247

NEW

8

Bleach: Soul Ignition

SCE

PS3

23,516

11

9

Wii Sports Resort with Remote Plus

Nintendo

Wii

9,874

NEW

10

Gloria Union

Atlus

PSP

8,933

12

11

Pokemon Black / White

Pokemon Co.

DS

 

9

12

Wii Party

Nintendo

Wii

 

NEW

13

Mass Effect 2

Electronic Arts

PS3

 

7

14

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 - Professional

Square Enix

DS

 

6

15

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D

Capcom

3DS

 

NEW

16

Mother Goose no Himitsu no Yakata

QuinRose

PSP

NEW

17

Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition

Take-Two

PS3

10

18

One Piece: Unlimited Cruise SP

Bandai Namco

3DS

15

19

Mario Kart Wii

Nintendo

Wii

NEW

20

Earth Seeker

Kadokawa Games

Wii

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