Japanese Sales, 26th April-2nd May, 2010

By Adam Riley 26.05.2010

Japanese Sales, 26th April-2nd May, 2010 on Nintendo gaming news, videos and discussion

The sales from Japan for the week of 26th April-2nd May, 2010 have now been collated. This week saw the release of three major games, with Square Enix's Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 on DS coming out on top easily, with sales nearing 625,000 units, whilst Konami's PSP game Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker debuts at No.2 with sales just over 430,000 units and Capcom's Super Street Fighter 4 on PS3 lands at No.3, nearly at 81,000 units.

Check out the sales data below, as well as hardware numbers showing a boost for the PSP thanks to Metal Gear Solid:

Media Create Top 50 - 26th April-2nd May, 2010
1.) (NEW) Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 (NDS, Square Enix) - 623,643 | NEW
2.) (NEW) Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (PSP, Konami) - 434,366 | NEW
3.) (NEW) Super Street Fighter 4 (PS3, Capcom) - 80,882 | NEW
4.) (2) New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii, Nintendo) - 44,593 | 3,760,089
5.) (NEW) Super Street Fighter 4 (360, Capcom) - 28,454 | NEW
6.) (8) Mario Kart Wii (Wii, Nintendo) - 28,152 | 2,739,000
7.) (4) Friend Collection (NDS, Nintendo) - 26,787 | 3,157,452
8.) (NEW) Katekyoo Hitman Reborn! DS Fate of Heat III (NDS, Takara Tomy) - 24,050 | NEW
9.) (1) NieR Replicant (PS3, Square Enix) - 20,889 | 81,063
10.) (7) Wii Fit Plus (Wii, Nintendo) - 19,690 | 1,867,447
11.) (6) Pro Baseball Spirits 2010 (PSP, Konami)
12.) (10) Pokémon Ranger: Tracks of Light (NDS, The Pokémon Company) - 17,210 | 431,152
13.) (NEW) Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction (360, Ubisoft) - 16,508 | NEW
14.) (NEW) Ikki Tousen: Xross Impact (PSP, Marvelous Entertainment)
15.) (NEW) Marriage Royale: Prism Story (PSP, ASCII Media Works) - 15,323 | NEW
16.) (16) Wii Sports Resort (Wii, Nintendo) - 10,142 | 1,863,658
17.) (13) Monster Hunter Freedom Unite [PSP the Best Reprint] (PSP, Capcom) - 9,012 | 277,410
18.) (12) Pro Baseball Spirits 2010 (PS3, Konami)
19.) (21) The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (NDS, Nintendo) - 7,218 | 665,476
20.) (14) Fist of the North Star: Warriors (PS3, Koei)
21.) (22) New Super Mario Bros. (NDS, Nintendo) - 7,180 | 5,806,209
22.) (17) One Piece: Unlimited Cruise 2 [Everyone's Recommendation Selection] (Wii, Namco Bandai) - 7,165 | 12,630
23.) (NEW) Zettai Meikyuu Grimm: Nanatsu no Kagi to Rakuen no Otome (PSP, Karin Entertainment)
24.) (18) Yakuza 4: Heir to the Legend (PS3, Sega)
25.) (23) Pro Baseball Spirits 2010 (PS2, Konami)
26.) (30) Pokémon HeartGold / SoulSilver (NDS, The Pokémon Company) - 7,012 | 3,707,195
27.) (5) Ys: Oath of Felghana (PSP, Falcom)
28.) (28) Crayon Shin-Chan: Obaka Daininden (NDS, Namco Bandai)
29.) (24) Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies [Ultimate Hits] (NDS, Square Enix) - 5,651 | 120,630
30.) (11) NieR Gestalt (360, Square Enix)
31.) (NEW) ef: A Fairy Tale of the Two (PS2, Comfort)
32.) (9) The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (PS3, Bethesda Softworks)
33.) (37) Momotaro Railway 16: Trip to Hokkaido [Everyone's Recommendation Selection] (Wii, Hudson) - 5,546 | 8,483
34.) (20) Etrian Odyssey III: Caller of the Starry Seas (NDS, Atlus Co.)
35.) (36) Inazuma Eleven 2: Threat of the Invaders - Fire / Blizzard (NDS, Level 5)
36.) (3) Tokyo Mono Harashi: Karasu no Mori Gakuen Kitan (PSP, Atlus Co.)
37.) (33) God of War III (PS3, SCE)
38.) (NEW) Otome wa Oanesama Boku ni Koi Shiteru Portable (PSP, Alchemist)
39.) (NEW) Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii, Nintendo)
40.) (NEW) Mario Kart DS (NDS, Nintendo)
41.) (41) Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie (NDS, Square Enix)
42.) (50) Taiko Drum Master Wii 2 (Wii, Namco Bandai) - 5,556 | 355,159
43.) (31) Pro Baseball Family Stadium DS 2010 (NDS, Namco Bandai)
44.) (NEW) Rooms: The Main Building (NDS, Hudson)
45.) (35) God Eater (PSP, Namco Bandai)
46.) (43) Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (PS3, Capcom)
47.) (27) Naruto Shippuden: Ninjutsu Zenkai! Cha-Crash! (NDS, Takara Tomy)
48.) (39) Nobunaga's Ambition: Way of Heaven (PS3, Koei)
49.) (RE) One Piece: Unlimited Cruise 1 [Everyone's Recommendation Selection] (Wii, Namco Bandai)
50.) (49) Demon's Souls [PlayStation 3 the Best] (PS3, SCE)
XX.) Nicola Kanshuu: Model * Oshare Audition (NDS, Alchemist) - 5,373 | 40,522

Hardware - This Week | Last Week | 2010 Sales | Lifetime Sales
1.) PlayStation Portable (all models) - 61,205 | 30,302 | 871,453 | 14,614,541
2.) Nintendo DS (all models) - 45,265 | 30,105 | 830,464 | 30,109,544
3.) PlayStation 3 - 32,874 | 25,629 | 576,158 | 5,077,525
4.) Wii - 30,757 | 23,691 | 631,505 | 10,236,704
5.) Xbox 360 - 4,943 | 2,214 | 55,903 | 1,265,575
6.) PlayStation 2 - 1,577 | 1,490 | 32,651 | 21,642,828
XX.) Nintendo DSi XL - 25,569 | 16,676 | 428,734 | 935,641
XX.) Nintendo DSi - 15,628 | 10,640 | 317,792 | 4,656,738
XX.) Nintendo DS Lite - 4,068 | 2,789 | 83,938 | 17,931,694
XX.) PlayStation Portable - 59,315 | 28,758 | 842,560 | 14,509,893
XX.) PSPgo - 1,890 | 1,544 | 28,893 | 104,648

Box art for Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
Developer

TOSE

Publisher

Square Enix

Genre

Turn Based RPG

Players

1

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European release date Aug 2011   North America release date Sep 2011   Japan release date Out now   Australian release date TBA   

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