The week of July 23rd-29th is one of the best weeks in Japan I
can remember. Just look at the chart, there is a total of six
debuts and they're all descending straight from pole position
down to number 7. Likewise, this is also the most diverse sales
chart Japan has seen in ages, with games from the Wii, DS, PS2,
PS3, PSP, and even the X360. Mario Paty 8 is this week's big
debut, but Hot Shots Golf 5 still managed to sell extremely well
by moving 152k games. And it looks like Japan has some love for
Elder Scrolls, as the X360 version sold 40k! Maybe Bethesda and
Spike should think about bringing over the PS3 version
immediately?

This week's top 10 chart averages out to roughly 82k games.

1. WII – Mario Party 8 (Nintendo) – 264,953 / Debut
2. PS3 – Hot Shots Golf 5 (Sony) – 152,379 / Debut
3. NDS – Taiko Drum Master DS (Bandai-Namco) – 93,909 / Debut
4. NDS – It's a Wonderful World (Square-Enix) – 76,717 / Debut
5. WII – Mobile Suit Gundam 0079 (Bandai-Namco) – 45,692 / Debut
6. PSP – Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Capcom) – 44,939
/ Debut
7. 360 – The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Spike) – 40,168 / Debut
8. NDS – The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (Nintendo) –
36,968 / 668,000
9. PS2 – Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 14 (Konami) – 33,679 /
187,000
10. WII – Wii Sports (Nintendo) – 32,388 / 1,943,000

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