Super Mario Galaxy 2
regained the number one position on Japanese weekly video game unit sales charts with 53,000 units sold for the week ended June 20, Media Create revealed Thursday.
It's the third week the game has led rankings since its May 27 Japanese debut, with total Japanese sales for the Wii-exclusive game standing at 572,000 units through the week.
The previous week, Super Mario Galaxy 2
, the sequel to the 2007 original, dropped down a spot to make room for Nintendo's Xenoblade
for Wii, which led rankings a week ago. Xenoblade
dropped to number four with 21,000 units sold for the most recent period.
Three new DS games broke into the Japanese top 10 in the form of Capcom's Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
, Nintendo's Art Academy
and Bandai Namco's Tamagotchi no Pichi Pichi Omisecchi
The PlayStation 3 game Hakuoki: Junsouroku
from Idea Factory also made the top 10 list.
Falling out of the top 10 from last week were the games Mega Man Zero Collection
from Capcom, Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
and Just Cause 2
from Square Enix, Fairy Tail: Portable Guild
from Konami and New Super Mario Bros. Wii
Below is Media Create's top 10 video game sales chart by units sold for the week ended June 20:
|LW ||TW ||Title ||Publisher ||Platform ||Weekly Sales |
|2 ||1 ||Super Mario Galaxy 2 ||Nintendo ||Wii ||53,000 |
|NEW ||2 ||Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective ||Capcom ||DS ||24,000 |
|NEW ||3 ||Art Academy ||Nintendo ||DS ||21,000 |
|1 ||4 ||Xenoblade ||Nintendo ||Wii ||21,000 |
|3 ||5 ||Grand Theft Auto IV: Episodes from Liberty City ||Take-Two ||PS3 ||21,000 |
|NEW ||6 ||Tamagotchi no Pichi Pichi Omisecchi ||Bandai Namco ||DS ||17,000 |
|8 ||7 ||World Soccer Winning Eleven 2010: Blue Samurai Challenge ||Konami ||PS3 ||16,000 |
|9 ||8 ||Tomodachi Collection ||Nintendo ||DS ||14,000 |
|17 ||9 ||World Soccer Winning Eleven 2010: Blue Samurai Challenge ||Konami ||PSP ||13,000 |
|NEW ||10 ||Hakuoki: Junsouroku ||Idea Factory ||PS3 ||13,000 |