Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep - Final Mix
for PSP launched at number one on the Japanese retail game charts, pushing Monster Hunter Freedom 3
out of the top spot for a second week.
This version of Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep
is a re-release of the original PlayStation Portable title, featuring English voices as well as some additional content. For the week ended January 23, the Disney-inspired action RPG sold 77,317 units, while Monster Hunter
and Donkey Kong Country Returns
held their places in the top three.
Namco Bandai's Monster Busters: Powered
launched this week at number four with 19,989 units sold. This Nintendo DS title allows players to fight a slew of giant monsters based on the popular Ultraman franchise, and features gameplay akin to Capcom's Monster Hunter
Level 5's Inazuma Eleven 3: World Challenge!! The Ogre
jumped back onto the top 10 after hitting number 28 last week, landing at number seven with 12,286 units sold.
The final new release in the top 10 this week was Namco Bandai's turn-based RPG Venus & Braves: Majo no Megami to Horobi no Yogen
, which landed at number 10 with 10,563 units sold.
Last week's top title, Another Century's Episode Portable
, fell from the top 10, selling 88 percent fewer units than last week.
Below is Media Create's top 20 sales chart for the week ended January 23, 2011.
|NEW||1||Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep - Final Mix||Square Enix||PSP||77,317|
|2||2||Monster Hunter Freedom 3||Capcom||PSP||43,196|
|3||3||Donkey Kong Country Returns||Nintendo||Wii||20,411|
|NEW||4||Monster Busters: Powered||Namco Bandai||DS||19,989|
|5||5||AKB1/48: If I loved an Idol||Namco Bandai||PSP||12,765|
|4||6||Ni no Kuni: The Ebony Wizard||Level 5||DS||12,608|
|28||7||Inazuma Eleven 3: World Challenge!! The Ogre||Level 5||DS||12,386|
|8||8||Pokemon Black / White||Pokemon Co.||DS||12,115|
|NEW||10||Venus & Braves: Majo no Megami to Horobi no Yogen||Namco Bandai||PSP||10,563|
|1||11||Another Century's Episode Portable||Namco Bandai||PSP||9,071|
|NEW||12||Momotaro Railway 2010: Sengoku Ishin no Hero Daishuugou! no Maki [Everyone's Recommendation Selection]||Hudson||Wii||8,925|
|12||13||Magician's Quest: The Merchant’s Store of Sorcery||Konami||DS||7,495|
|10||14||Mario Sports Mix||Nintendo||Wii||7,238|
|18||15||Wii Sports Resort (w/ Remote Plus)||Nintendo||Wii||6,987|
|19||16||World Soccer Winning Eleven 2011||Konami||PSP||6,904|
|23||17||Taiko Drum Master Wii 3||Namco Bandai||Wii||6,484|
|16||18||Mario Kart Wii||Nintendo||Wii||6,273|
|NEW||20||Eigo de Tabisuru: Little Charo||Nintendo||DS||6,076|