2 min read

Smash Bros. Enjoys Fourth Week At Top Of Japanese Charts

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Brawl on Wii has enjoyed a fourth week at the top of the Japanese sales charts, with a large number of new entries such as Etrian Odyssey II for DS and Bioshock for Xbox 360 failing to prevent a fall in ov
Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Brawl on Wii has enjoyed a fourth week at the top of the Japanese sales charts, with 78,000 units sold, but a large number of new entries failing to prevent a fall in overall unit sales across the chart. The highest new entry of the week is hardcore dungeon-crawler role-playing game Etrian Odyssey II on the Nintendo DS, with 69,000 units sold on its debut. Most of the other new entries this week are also relatively niche, from a Japanese market perspective, with a PSP port of Koei’s Orochi Warriors the second highest new entry at number four with 47,000 units sold. New at number five is what is the fifth entry in the Harvest Moon series on the Nintendo DS, with a total of 45,000 units sold. At number six is the Wii version of World Soccer Winning Eleven 2008 (aka Pro Evolution Soccer 2008), with 36,000 units sold. Capcom’s Western-focused title Lost Planet enters the charts at number seven on PlayStation 3, with 23,000 units sold. Finally, the Western developed Bioshock, published in Japan by Spike, debuts at number eight on Xbox 360 with 18,000 units sold.
TWLWTitlePublisherFormatWeekly Sales
11Dairantou Smash Brothers XNintendoWii78,000
2NESekaiju no Meikyuu II: Shoou no SeihaiAtlusDS69,000
32Wii FitNintendoWii62,000
4NEMusou OrochiKoeiPSP47,000
5NEBokujou Monogatari: Kira Kira Taiyou to Nakama TachiMarvelousDS45,000
6NEWinning Eleven Play Maker 2008KonamiWii36,000
7NELost Planet: Extreme ConditionCapcomPS323,000
96Wii SportsNintendoWii17,000
108Mario & Sonic at Bejing OlympicsNintendoDS15,000
Media Create Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Latest Jobs

Studio Pixanoh LLC

Los Angeles, California
Combat Designer


Playa Vista, California or Vancouver, BC
AI Engineer


Lead Level Designer (South Park)

Remedy Entertainment

Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Finland
Rigging Artist
More Jobs   


Register for a
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Account

Game Developer Newsletter


Register for a

Game Developer Account

Gain full access to resources (events, white paper, webinars, reports, etc)
Single sign-on to all Informa products

Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Follow us


Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more