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

October 12, 2012Written 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.