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RISING carves out #1 spot on Japanese sales charts
02-27-2013, 01:46 PM
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RISING carves out #1 spot on Japanese sales charts
Software sales Feb 18 - Feb 24

1.Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3, Konami) - 308.681 / New
2.Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (3DS, Square Enix) - 75.426 / 1.088.341
3.Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS, Nintendo) - 74.438 / 2.666.040
4.Magi: The Labyrinth of Beginning (3DS, Bandai Namco) - 29.402 / New
5.Toaru Majutsu no Kagaku no Ensemble (PSP, Bandai Namco) - 13.894 / New
6.Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition (Wii, Bandai Namco) - 9.825 / 406.050
7.New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS, Nintendo) - 9.664/ 1.932.156
8.Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS, Capcom) - 8.230 / 235.465
9.Fantasy Life (3DS, Level 5) - 5.870 / 236.341
10.Taiko no Tatsujin: Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb (3DS, Bandai Namco) - 5.799 / 429.163


http://m.computerandvideogames.com/39353...nese-chart

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02-27-2013, 01:49 PM
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Holy shit! I didn't know Toaru Majutsu no Kagaku no Ensembleface was out!

Benny Harvey, RIP
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02-27-2013, 02:03 PM
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Quote:Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden

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There's a new Dragon Quest gam--

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Fuck.

Everyone should just shut up for a second.
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02-27-2013, 11:02 PM
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SpaceByrd Wrote:Holy shit! I didn't know Toaru Majutsu no Kagaku no Ensembleface was out!

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A Certain Scientific Railgun game that's not really a game and more of a choose your adventure visual novel.
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02-27-2013, 11:15 PM
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For some context, these are the best opening sales figures for any Platinum game to date.

It also faired quite a bit better than other recent action titles.

Not quite as good as the opening sales for MGS4, though.
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02-28-2013, 12:25 AM
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Suzaku Wrote:For some context, these are the best opening sales figures for any Platinum game to date.

It also faired quite a bit better than other recent action titles.

Not quite as good as the opening sales for MGS4, though.

how does it compare to Bayonetta?

how does it compare to Peace Walker?

Suzaku Wrote:Hah. As if you'd enjoy a new Metal Gear game in the first place, you bitchy, impossible-to-please coprophiliac, you.
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02-28-2013, 10:24 AM
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Gun Animal Wrote:how does it compare to Bayonetta?

how does it compare to Peace Walker?

It did better than all other action games of its genre in Japan, but not better than traditional Metal Gear, and did not beat the original DMC 1 & 2.

1.Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3, Konami) - 308.681 / New

Comparisons with other MGS games (first week sales):
[PS2] Metal Gear Solid 2 - 456,747
01./00. [PS2] Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (Konami) - 548,186 / NEW
01./00. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Konami) - 465,000 / NEW
02./00. [PSP] Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (Konami) - 434.366 / NEW


Comparisons with other major titles in the same genre (first week sales):
01./00. [PS3] DmC: Devil May Cry (Capcom) - 110,429 / NEW
21./00. [360] DmC: Devil May Cry (Capcom) - 6,000 / NEW
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02./00. [PS3] Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom) - 205,390 / NEW
07./00. [360] Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom) - 40,023 / NEW
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01./00. [PS3] Bayonetta (SEGA) - 135,242 / NEW
07./00. [360] Bayonetta (SEGA) - 64,325 / NEW

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php...stcount=35
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=516518

Also:

06. / 00. [PS3] God of War III (SCE) - 43.181 / NEW

Comparison with other 3D combat action games (first week sales):

[PS2] Devil May Cry - 352,668
[PS2] Devil May Cry 2 - 309,279
[PS2] Devil May Cry 3 - 183,208
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02-28-2013, 03:26 PM
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jdnation Wrote:
Gun Animal Wrote:how does it compare to Bayonetta?

how does it compare to Peace Walker?

It did better than all other action games of its genre in Japan, but not better than traditional Metal Gear, and did not beat the original DMC 1 & 2.

1.Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3, Konami) - 308.681 / New

Comparisons with other MGS games (first week sales):
[PS2] Metal Gear Solid 2 - 456,747
01./00. [PS2] Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (Konami) - 548,186 / NEW
01./00. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Konami) - 465,000 / NEW
02./00. [PSP] Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (Konami) - 434.366 / NEW


Comparisons with other major titles in the same genre (first week sales):
01./00. [PS3] DmC: Devil May Cry (Capcom) - 110,429 / NEW
21./00. [360] DmC: Devil May Cry (Capcom) - 6,000 / NEW
-
02./00. [PS3] Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom) - 205,390 / NEW
07./00. [360] Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom) - 40,023 / NEW
-
01./00. [PS3] Bayonetta (SEGA) - 135,242 / NEW
07./00. [360] Bayonetta (SEGA) - 64,325 / NEW

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php...stcount=35
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=516518

Also:

06. / 00. [PS3] God of War III (SCE) - 43.181 / NEW

Comparison with other 3D combat action games (first week sales):

[PS2] Devil May Cry - 352,668
[PS2] Devil May Cry 2 - 309,279
[PS2] Devil May Cry 3 - 183,208

Welp, it's official. PlatinumGames are now 'those guys who make that Metal Gear spin-off.'

Suzaku Wrote:Hah. As if you'd enjoy a new Metal Gear game in the first place, you bitchy, impossible-to-please coprophiliac, you.
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