Turn-based strategy gamers, fans of mecha titles like Gundam, and adventure game fans in Japan were in for a treat on the week of November 26 to December 2.
Phoenix Wright objects to robots taking over the number one sales slot.
2nd Super Robot Taisen Original Generation for the PS3 was the top-selling game for the week, according to the recent Media Creates sales update. The game sold 217,710 units. Following behind was the adventure game crossover Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney for the 3DS, which sold 128,856 units. The game combines the puzzle-solving sections of the Professor Layton series and the courtroom action of the Ace Attorney series. For more information, check out GameSpot’s coverage on the title.
The PS Vita got a dose of visual novel and RPG action: Fate/stay Night [Realla Nua] and Atelier Totori Plus. The former was at ninth place with 30,583 units sold while the latter was at the 10th spot with 27,651 units sold.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II was the sole Western title on the top 10. The PS3 version was at seventh place with 36,234 sold for the week. Check out GameSpot’s review on the title for more information.
On the hardware front, the 3DS consoles were still the top-selling items on the list, with the 3DS XL at 106,757 units and the regular 3DS at 60,651 units. Thanks to the recent PS Vita titles mentioned above, Sony’s new portable went up a notch with 11,066 units.
Top Japan Game Sales of Nov. 26 – Dec. 2
Rank / Title / Publisher / System / Sales Units
1. 2nd Super Robot Taisen OG / Namco Bandai / PS3 / 217,710
2. Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright / Level-5 / 3DS / 128,856
3. Taiko no Tatsujin: Chogouka-Ban / Namco Bandai / Wii / 115,955
4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf / Nintendo / 3DS / 105,553
5. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Magnagate and the Infinite Labyrinth / Nintendo / 3DS / 48,039
6. Hot Shots Golf 6 / Sony / PS3 / 37,874
7. Call of Duty: Black Ops II / Activision, Square Enix / PS3 / 36,234
8. New Super Mario Bros. 2 / Nintendo / 3DS / 32,973
9. Fate /stay Night [Realla Nua] / Kadokawa Games / PS Vita / 30,583
10. Atelier Totori Plus / Gust / PS Vita / 27,651
3DS XL – 106,757
3DS – 60,651
PS3 – 29,809
PSP – 15,941
PS Vita – 11,066
Wii – 5,550
Xbox 360 – 1,217
PS2 – 812
DSi XL – 248
DSi – 209
Article source: http://www.gamespot.com/news/big-in-japan-nov-26-u-dec-2-professor-layton-vs-ace-attorney-6401221