Capcom's Monster Hunter
spinoff Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Ailu Village
remained on top of the Japanese retail game charts for a second week.
The title, which bears resemblance to Nintendo's Animal Crossing
and is inspired by the Monster Hunter
universe, sold 88,405 units for the week ended September 5, tracking firm Media Create announced Thursday.
Nintendo and Team Ninja's Wii action game Metroid: Other M
launched this week, and landed in the number three spot, selling 45,398 units.
The next entry in SCE's long-running PSP fighters, Bleach: Heat the Soul 7
, debuted at number five, with 25,374 units sold.
Although previously available in the region, Square Enix released a reprinted version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
this week, which hit number nine with 9,162 units sold.
Nintendo's Wii Party
once again saw strong sales, outselling the company's own Metroid: Other M
by more than 10,000 units.
Games that fell from the top 10 include Capcom's Sengoku Basara 3 and Idea Factory's Hakuouki: Zuisouroku Portable
Below are Media Create's top 10 sales chart for the week ended September 5, 2010.
|1||1||Monster Hunter Diary: Pokapoka Ailu Village||Capcom||PSP||88,405|
|NEW||3||Metroid: Other M||Nintendo||Wii||45,398|
|2||4||Ace Combat X2: Joint Assault||Bandai Namco||PSP||27,560|
|NEW||5||Bleach: Heat the Soul 7||SCE||PSP||25,374|
|7||6||Super Mario Galaxy 2||Nintendo||Wii||11,933|
|6||8||Inazuma Eleven 3: World Challenge!! Spark / Bomber||Level 5||DS||10,022|
|NEW||9||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 [Reprint]||Square Enix||PS3||9,162|
|4||10||Another Century's Episode R||Bandai Namco||PS3||8,880|