The Square Enix/Disney mash-up Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days
for DS led Japanese video game sales for the second consecutive week, while the PlayStation 3 game Shin Sangoku Musou 5: Empires
cracked the top three, according to Media Create.
For the week ended June 7, Kingdom Hearts
sold 106,000 units, bringing total unit sales to 401,000 units across two weeks. In that short amount of time, the game became the best-selling title for May in Japan, Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu reported earlier this week
Capcom's Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth
, another two-week-old DS game, logged 42,000 in sales, bringing life-to-date sales to 214,000 units.
One of the three home console games that made the list was Koei's Shin Sangokumusou 5: Empires
in the U.S.) for PS3, which debuted the prior week at number three, and maintained that spot this week. Total sales for the game are 103,000.
The only new entries in the top ten this week were Arc Rise Fantasia
from Marvelous and Evangelion: Jo
from Namco. Titles dropping out of the top ten from the prior week were Higurashi no Nakukoru ni Kizuna: Dai San Kan - Rasen
from Alchemist, Utawareru Mono Portable
from Aqua Plus, H.A.W.X.
from Ubisoft, and the Xbox 360 version of Shin Sangokumusou 5: Empires
Below are the Japanese sales charts for the week ended June 7:
Media Create Co., Ltd.
|1||1||Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days||Square Enix||DS||106,000|
|2||2||Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth ||Capcom||DS||42,000|
|3||3||Koei's Shin Sangokumusou 5: Empires||Koei||PS3||27,000|
|NEW||4||Arc Rise Fantasia||Marvelous||Wii||26,000|
|4||5||Sloan to MacHale: Nazo No Monogatari ||Level 5||DS||26,000|
|NEW||6||Evangelion: Jo||Namco Bandai||PSP||15,000|
|11||7||Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP the Best) ||Capcom||PSP||14,000|
|5||8||Half-Minute Hero (Yuusha 30)||Marvelous||PSP||9,000|
|9||10||Pro Yakyuu Team o Tsukurou 2 ||Sega||DS||9,000|
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