Something that’s rather evident from sales charts over the last few weeks is that SEGA are doing rather well for themselves on the PSP by making smart use of their brands. Here are the figures their last few major PSP games (excluding Valkyria Chronicles 2) debuted at:


Phantasy Star Portable 2 — 286,896

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2nd — 241,467

Black Panther: New Yakuza Chapter — 174,213

K-On! After School Live — 170,848


In other news, Okamiden on the Nintendo DS did reasonably well, coming in at 84,472 units. Not far behind it was The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki by Falcom at 84,360. Dead Rising 2 followed on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 at the #5 and #6 positions respectively.


The top 20 for the week of September 27th – August 3rd is as follows:


LwTwTitleTw. SalesTot. SalesSys.Publisher
01.01.Pokémon Black / White374,8593,761,217DSNintendo
New02.K-On! After School Live170,848NewPSPSEGA
New04.The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki84,360NewPSPFalcom
New05.Dead Rising 279,695NewPS3Capcom
New06.Dead Rising 243,800New360Capcom
02.07.Black Panther: New Yakuza Chapter43,163217,376PSPSEGA
03.08.Wii Party33,0671,073,169WiiNintendo
New09.Starry ☆  Sky: In Summer19,264NewPSPAsgard
New10.Dragon Ball Tenkaichi Tag Team19,080NewPSPNamco Bandai
New11.Monster Hunter Frontier Online Season 9.0 Premium Package15,409New360Capcom
New12.Twinkle Crusaders GoGo!12,710NewPSPASCII MW
05.13.MonHun Nikki Poka Poka Airu Mura (MonHun Diary)9,719457,048PSPCapcom
12.14.Super Mario Galaxy 27,621842,576WiiNintendo
11.15.Taiko no Tatsujin Dororon! The Great Yokai Battle6,902232,068DSNamco Bandai
14.16.Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP The Best)6,743437,104PSPCapcom
06.17.One Piece: Gigant Battle6,667180,983DSNamco Bandai
New18.Shukufuku no Campanella Portable6,653NewPSPKadokawa Shoten
13.19.Wii Fit Plus6,0592,080,792WiiNintendo
New20.Jake Hunter: Red Butterfly5,987NewDSArc System Works


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 a contributing writer at 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.

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