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Japanese software charts – Sengoku Basara 3 debuts at the top

Friday, 6th August 2010 20:42 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Sengoku Basara 3

Media Create has released the Japanese software figures for the week of July 26 – August 1, and Capcom’s  Sengoku Basara 3 topped the charts on PS3, moving 243K units during its first week of availability.

Idea Factory’s Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2nd debuted in second place with 241K copies moved on PSP, and the previous week’s chart-topper, Wii Party, fell into third moving 83K copies.

Sengoku Basara 3 was the biggest winner of the week though, as it also debuted on Wii and came in fifth place for the console with 50K units moved for a total of 293K units moved.

Here’s the full top ten:

  1. Sengoku Basara 3 (PS3) – 243K (new)
  2. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2nd (PSP) – 241K(new)
  3. Wii Party (Wii) – 83K
  4. Kamen Rider Battle: Ganbaride Card Battle Taisen (DS) – 64K (new)
  5. Sengoku Basara 3 (Wii) – 50K (new)
  6. Metal Max 3 (DS) – 47K (new)
  7. Inazuma Eleven 3: Sekai e no Chousen!! Bomber / Spark (DS) – 34K
  8. Ys vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga (PSP) – 30K (new)
  9. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2010 (PSP) – 22K
  10. Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu (DS) – 21K

You can get the full top 20 over on NeoGAF.

Last weeks’ data can be found here, and hardware for this week here.

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  1. Gekidami

    Never heard of Sengoku Basara before.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. AJacks92

    It’s like Dynasty/Samurai Warriors…but more over-the-top. And the (historical) characters go by a different alias than that of the (historical) character they represent. Like Sanda Yukimura is “Scorpio” and Date Masamune is “Azure Dragon”

    #2 4 years ago
  3. DaMan

    the original Sengoku Basara was called ‘Devil Kings’ in the west.

    poor game btw, Dynasty Warriors was way better.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    Oh, Devil Kings. I know that one.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. DaMan

    I never understood the insane popularity of those Warriors (and their clones) games in Japan, i guess those guys really enjoy one button gameplay.

    the first couple of KOEI titles were fun to play, and the battles looked somewhat impressive for early 2000s with all the craploads of soldiers, juggernauts, elephants and stuff, but I stopped caring after DW5 myself.

    #5 4 years ago