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Wii Fit Exercises Legs At Top Of Japanese Charts

Another strong week of sales in the Japanese game charts has seen Wii Fit claim the number one spot in its second week with 150,000 units, with other strong performances from Mario Party DS and Tales of Innocence, as well as debuts fo
Another strong week of sales in Japan has seen Wii Fit claim the number one spot in its second week, with Nintendo’s exercise themed hardware bundle proving an expected hit in its homeland. Three games sold over 100,000 units this week, with Wii Fit on 150,000, Mario Party DS rising up four places to number two with 107,000 units sold and Namco’s Tales of Innocence on Nintendo DS selling 104,000 units. The fourth highest new entry of the week was the latest game in the Hot Shots Golf/Everybody’s Golf series on PSP, which continues to one of the format’s biggest franchises with around 87,000 units sold in its first week. Also new at number seven is Mistwalker’s new role-playing game Lost Odyssey on the Xbox 360. The more adult themed adventure sold more than 25,000 less units than the opening week of Mistwalker’s Blue Dragon – which was released at almost exactly the same time last year. However, the 55,000 unit total was still well above average for an Xbox 360 release in Japan. The final new entry in the top ten was Konami’s baseball simulator Power Pro Kun Pocket 10 on Nintendo DS, with around 54,000 units sold. There were only two PlayStation 3 games in the top thirty with World Soccer Winning Eleven 2008 (aka Pro Evolution Soccer 2008) at number twenty-one and new entry Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune at number twenty-four.
TWLWTitlePublisherFormatWeekly Sales
12Wii FitNintendoWii150,000
26Mario Party DSNintendoDS107,000
3NETales of InnocenceNamco BandaiDS104,000
4NEMinna no Golf Portable 2SonyPSP87,000
51Layton Kyouju to Akuma no HakoLevel-5DS76,000
64Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi MonotachiSquare EnixDS63,000
7NELost OdysseyMicrosoft36055,000
8NEPower Pro Kun Pocket 10KonamiDS54,000
911Super Mario GalaxyNintendoWii45,000
109Mario & Sonic at Bejing OlympicsNintendoWii45,000
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