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Japanese Software: Namco Bandai's God Eater On Top In Japan

Namco Bandai's PSP adventure game God Eater has topped the weekly Japanese sales charts with 295,000 units sold, bumping down last week's leader, Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie, to number two.
Namco Bandai's PlayStation Portable adventure game God Eater topped the weekly Japanese sales charts for the week ended February 7, bumping down last week's leader, Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie, to number two. Media-Create reported Friday that Namco Bandai's PSP adventure game God Eater sold 295,000 units for the week, debuting at number one. The game supports local four-player co-op, and is developed by Ape Escape Academy developer Shift. God Eater topped last week's number one, Square Enix's Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie, a Nintendo DS remake of the 1995 Super Famicom original. This week, Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie sold 190,000 units, down from the phenomenal 906,000 units sold a week ago. Aside from God Eater, two other new games broke into the top ten this week: Square Enix's PlayStation 3 game Star Ocean: The Last Hope -- International and the PSP game Pop'n Music Portable from Dance Dance Revolution Konami. Dropping out of the top 10 from last week were Namco's Ar tonelico III: Sekai Shuuen no Hikigane wa Shoujo no Uta ga Hajiku for PS3, Sega's Resonance of Fate for Xbox 360 and Valkyria Chronicles 2 for PSP, and Sony's MAG for PS3. Below are Media Create's Japanese sales charts for the week ended February 7:
LW TW Title Publisher Platform Weekly Sales
NEW 1 God Eater Namco Bandai PSP 295,000
1 2 Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie Square Enix DS 190,000
NEW 3 Star Ocean: The Last Hope – International Square Enix PS3 72,000
3 4 New Super Mario Bros. Wii Nintendo Wii 62,000
5 5 Friend Collection Ninendo DS 38,000
6 6 Wii Fit Plus Nintendo Wii 27,000
2 7 Resonance of Fate Sega PS3 25,000
NEW 8 Pop'n Music Portable Konami PSP 19,000
7 9 Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Square Enix PSP 15,000
11 10 Wii Sports Resort Nintendo Wii 13,000

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