This Week In Sales: Another Century’s Episode: R



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Namco Bandai are probably pleased with the debut of Another Century’s Episode: R, which topped the sales charts during the week of its release in Japan.


Coming in at 219,849 units, the game’s closest competition was Wii Party, which continued to hold up well weeks after its release, at 68,853 units. Sengoku Basara 3’s performance, too, continues to impress as the game consistently attracts more of an audience each week.


Compile Heart’s Neptune, unfortunately, did not fare as well.


The top-ten chart for the week of August 16th to 22nd is as follows:

Lw Tw Title Tw. Sales Sys. Publisher
New 01. Another Century’s Episode: R 219,849 PS3 Namco Bandai
01. 02. Wii Party 68,853 Wii Nintendo
New 03. Super Dimensional Game Neptune 22,574 PS3 Compile Heart
03. 04. Inazuma Eleven 3: Challenge the World! Spark / Bomber 17,986 NDS Level 5
02. 05. Sengoku Basara 3 17,574 PS3 Capcom
04. 06. Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon X 16,326 PSP Namco Bandai
06. 07. Super Mario Galaxy 2 13,856 Wii Nintendo
07. 08. Art Academy 13,142 DS Nintendo
05. 09. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2nd 12,973 PSP SEGA
08. 10. Tomodachi Collection 10,443 DS Nintendo


Sales data obtained from the Media-Create software rankings.


Ishaan Sahdev
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Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.