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Another Week in Japan: Hardware and software numbers 2/11-2/17

The DS reclaimed second place for hardware, managing to inch past the PSP on this week's chart. A bunch of new releases helped the handheld's sales, as fifteen of the top thirty games last week were DS titles.

Hardware:
  • Wii: 78,583
  • Nintendo DS: 62,362
  • PSP: 59,645
  • PlayStation 3: 17,637
  • PlayStation 2: 11,266
  • Xbox 360: 2,198
The top contender for the dual-screened portable last week was the Japanese dating sim, Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's Side 2nd Season, which beat everything except Smash Bros. and Wii Fit. Meanwhile, After-School Boy and Doraemon Baseball were knocked out of the top thirty, but remained in the top fifty (along with Rune Factory 2). Overall, though, it was a great software week for the DS. If you want to see why, check out the numbers after the break.

Software:
  1. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii) --- 141,544 (1,213,000)
  2. Wii Fit (Wii) --- 62,769 (1,484,000)
  3. Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's Side 2nd Season (DS) --- 56,202 (New)
  4. Poison Pink (PS2) --- 52,659 (New)
  5. Ebi Kore + Kimi Kiss (PS2) --- 33,510 (New)
  6. Wii Sports (Wii) --- 22,120 (2,781,000)
  7. Mobile Suit Gundam: Gihren's Ambition, the Axis' Threat (PSP) --- 21,643 (144,000)
  8. Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games (DS) --- 21,086 (222,000)
  9. Devil May Cry 4 (PS3) --- 17,774 (255,000)
  10. Naruto: Shippuuden Dairansen! Kage Bunshin Emaki (DS) --- 17,329 (New)

  11. Digimon Championship (DS)
  12. Wii Play (Wii)
  13. L, the Prologue to Death Note: Rasen's Trap (DS)
  14. Mario Party DS (DS)
  15. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd (PSP)
  16. Family Ski (Wii)
  17. Taiko Drum Master DS (DS)
  18. Mario Kart DS (DS)
  19. New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
  20. Winning Eleven: Ubiquitous Evolution 2008 (PSP)
  21. Fist of the North Star: Warriors' Road (DS)
  22. Tales of Destiny: Director's Cut (PS2)
  23. Disgaea 3 (PS3)
  24. Professor Layton 2 (DS)
  25. Assassin's Creed (PS3)
  26. Dragon Quest IV (DS)
  27. Final Fantasy IV (DS)
  28. Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
  29. Animal Crossing Wild World (DS)
  30. Kanji Brain Test 2.5M (DS)
[Via NeoGAF]

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