New Super Mario Bros. Wii top-selling Japanese game this year

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 14 July 2010 11:53 GMT

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New Super Mario Bros. Wii has nudged out Dragon Quest VI and Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 to become the biggest-selling Japanese game in the first half of 2010, according to Famitsu.

Here’s the upside-down top 20:

20. [NDS] Inazuma Eleven 2 – 186,066 in 2010 / 1,129,681 life to date
19. [PS3] Final Fantasy XIII – 193,179 / 1,891,435
18. [PS3] Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition – 258,961
17. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G PSP the Best Reprint – 294,446 / 330,591
16. [WII] Mario Kart Wii – 329,570 / 2,779,332
15. [WII] Wii Sports Resort – 366,833 / 1,909,639
14. [NDS] The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks – 376,054 / 696,994
13. [NDS] Pokemon HeartGold/SuperiorSilver – 393,862 / 3,776,459
12. [NDS] Pokemon Ranger Path of Light – 475,275
11. [PS3] Hokuto Musou – 544,807
10. [PS3] Yakuza 4 – 552,531
9. [PSP] God Eater – 605,316
8. [WII] Super Mario Galaxy 2 – 613,290
7. [WII] Wii Fit Plus – 695,295 / 1,993,828
6. [PSP] Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker – 727,823
5. [PSP] Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep – 728,286
4. [NDS] Tomodachi Collection – 1,012,437 / 3,324,385
3. [NDS] Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 – 1,194,584
2. [NDS] Dragon Quest VI – 1,293,916
1. [WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii – 1,401,895 / 3,887,045

Just goes to show. Not sure what it goes to show, but it shows Mario’s still “got it,” at least.

Via GAF and Kotaku.

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