This Week In Sales: Danganronpa And Gran Turismo 5 Speed To Release

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Spike’s Danganronpa debuted in Japan, the week of November 22nd – 28th. The game came in at 25,564 units, which is a slight increase over Capcom’s latest adventure game, Ghost Trick. The latter debuted at 23,977 units in June.

 

Other notable releases during the week were Gran Turismo 5, which stole the #1 spot on the weekly sales charts by a wide margin, and Super Robot Wars L at #2.

 

Meanwhile, the Square Enix-developed Mario Sports Mix debuted at #3, while Trinity: Souls of Zill O’ll, published by Tecmo Koei, landed at #15.

 

The top-20 for the week of November 22nd – 28th was as follows:

 

Lw Tw Title Weekly Sales Total Sales Sys. Publisher
New 01. Gran Turismo 5 430,707 New PS3 Sony
New 02. Super Robot Wars L 129,054 New DS Namco Bandai
New 03. Mario Sports Mix 84,983 New Wii Nintendo
04. 04. Super Mario All-Stars Collector’s Edition 47,487 613,415 Wii Nintendo
03. 05. Pokémon Black/White 43,227 4,494,106 DS Nintendo
07. 06. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Subtitled) 31,354 160,275 PS3 Square Enix
02. 07. Super Fossil Fighters 26,195 69,024 DS Nintendo
New 08. Danganronpa 25,564 New PSP Spike
New 09. Power Pro Kun Pocket 13 24,717 New DS Konami
14. 10. Wii Party 24,525 1,232,562 Wii Nintendo
08. 11. Magician’s Quest: The Merchant’s Store of Sorcery 22,395 87,521 DS Konami
New 12. Little Busters! Converted Edition 20,066 New PSP Prototype
18. 13. Wii Sports Resort (w/ MotionPlus) 17,325 43,509 Wii Nintendo
05. 14. Tactics Ogre: Let us Cling Together 16,794 230,296 PSP Square Enix
New 15. Trinity: Souls of Zill O’ll 16,551 New PS3 Tecmo Koei
09. 16. Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 16,371 340,175 PS3 Konami
06. 17. Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 15,832 51,332 PSP Konami
17. 18. Kirby’s Epic Yarn 13,878 213,495 Wii Nintendo
New 19. Minna to Kimi no Piramekino! 13,197 New DS Namco Bandai
11. 20. God Eater Burst (standalone and append editions) 12,983 388,065 PSP Namco Bandai

 

Sales data sourced from 4Gamer and Media-Create.

Ishaan Sahdev
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.