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Japan’s 50 Top-Selling Games: Resident Evil 6 Kills It (Week Ending October 7)

October 12, 2012 Written by Heath Hindman

Media Create has released its usual list of Japan’s 50 best-selling games.  The power of branding is not to be denied, as Resident Evil 6 came out dominating.  Its PS3 version took the top spot easily with 634,933 copies sold, and its Xbox 360 counterpart worked its way into fifth place, selling nearly 42,000 units.  

Here’s the full list:

 1. (PS3) Resident Evil 6
2. (PS3) World Soccer Winning Eleven 2013
3. (PSP) Summon Night 3
4. (PSP) Sol Trigger
5. (360) Resident Evil 6
6. (3DS) Girl’s Mode Style Savvy: Trendsetters
7. (3DS) New Super Mario Bros. 2
8. (PSP) SD Gundam G Generation: Overworld
9. (PS3) F1 2012
10. (NDS) Pokemon Black 2 / White 2
11. (3DS) Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-Tachi Kara Nigekire!
12. (3DS) Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone
13. (PS3) Dead or Alive 5
14. (PSP) Final Fantasy III
15. (3DS) Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb
16. (PS3) Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
17. (PSP) Students of the Round Table: The Eternal Legend
18. (3DS) Medarot 7: Kabuto / Kuwagata
19. (3DS) Brain Age: Concentration Training
20. (WII) Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online
21. (PS3) Sleeping Dogs
22. (3DS) Kobitodzukan: Kobito Kansatsu Set
23. (3DS) Samurai Warriors: Chronicles 2nd
24. (PS3) Tekken Tag Tournament 2
25. (WII) Wii Sports Resort with Wii Remote Plus
26. (PSV) Ys Celceta: Sea of Trees
27. (WII) Mario Party 9
28. (3DS) Mario Kart 7
29. (PSV) Earth Defense Force 3 Portable
30. (WII) Just Dance Wii 2
31. (3DS) Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
32. (PSP) Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate Portable
33. (3DS) Little Battlers: Explosive Boost
34. (WII) Taiko Drum Master Wii: Definitive Edition
35. (3DS) Super Mario 3D Land
36. (WII) Kirby’s Dream Collection: Special Edition
37. (PSV) Nobunaga’s Ambition: Way of Heaven with Power-Up Kit
38. (PSV) Earth Defense Force 3 Portable – Double-enlistment Pack
39. (PSP) Confidential Money
40. (3DS) Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland 3D
41. (NDS) Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters
42. (PS3) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
43. (WII) Super Smash Bros. Brawl
44. (PS3) Assassin’s Creed I + II Welcome Pack
45. (3DS) Rune Factory 4: A Fantasy Harvest Moon
46. (PS3) Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition
47. (3DS) Nintendogs + Cats
48. (WII) Kirby’s Return to Dream Land
49. (PS3) Call of Duty: Black Ops
50. (PSP) God Eater: Burst

Hardware charts are as follows:

3DS – 63,669
PS3 – 42,218
PSP – 17,769
PSV – 7,957
360 – 4,894
WII – 4,849
PS2 – 894
DS – 674

Next week will likely see big drops in all hardware numbers and most software numbers. To see what new PlayStation titles will be hitting the market, check our monthly Japan-focused column, PlayStation JapanStyle.