This Week In Sales: God Eater Burst And Golden Sun: Dark Dawn



The week of October 25th – October 31st, 2010 saw the release of our second contender in the PSP co-op multiplayer division: God Eater Burst. Let’s see how it holds up against the competition:


TitleFirst Week SalesPublisher
Phantasy Star Portable 2286,896SEGA
God Eater (original)295,405Namco Bandai
Lord of Arcana69,932Square Enix
God Eater Burst263,150Namco Bandai


Not too shabby, considering the release of Monster Hunter Portable 3rd is a month away. Other major releases this week included Solatorobo, Golden Sun: Dark Dawn and Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 from Konami.


Oh, and somehow…Idea Factory are still managing to make money off of PS2 games.


More details on these in the top-20 chart for the week:


LwTwTitleTw. SalesTot. SalesSys.Publisher
New01.God Eater Burst (standalone and append editions)263,150NewPSPNamco Bandai
New02.Pro Evolution Soccer 2011215,257NewPS3Konami
01.03.Super Mario Collection Special Pack119,485427,240WiiNintendo
02.04.Pokémon Black / White68,6864,311,998DSNintendo
New05.Golden Sun: Dark Dawn46,516NewDSNintendo
05.06.Kirby’s Epic Yarn25,257153,170WiiNintendo
New07.Solatorobo: And then to CODA21,915NewDSNamco Bandai
New08.Fable III20,025New360Microsoft
03.09.Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 219,09082,765PS3Namco Bandai
10.10.Wii Party17,3371,155,964WiiNintendo
New11.Dream Club Portable15,181NewPSPD3 Publisher
New12.Hakuouki: Reimeiroku14,864NewPS2Idea Factory
New13.Da Capo I & II Plus Situation Portable14,256NewWiiKadokawa Shoten
07.15.Lord of Arcana12,056106,928PSPSquare Enix
New16.Shin Koihime Musou: Otome Ryouran * Sangokushi Engi – Wei-Hen9,887NewPSPYeti
11.17.Kingdom Hearts Re:coded9,405151,153DSSquare Enix
New18.Ore no Yome: Anata Dake no Hanayome8,369New360Idea Factory
17.19.Medal of Honor8,26033,625PS3Electronic Arts
08.20.Beat Sketcher7,13029,295PS3Sony


Sales data acquired 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.