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Famitsu Lists the Best Selling Games in Japan
01.25.2011

NATHAN SCHLOTHAN
NEWS REPORTER


RPGamer

The Japanese magazine Famitsu has compiled a list of the one hundred best selling games in Japan for 2010, and an impressive 45 of them are RPGs. Pokémon Black and White were the undisputed top selling games, selling a combined total of nearly 5 million copies and leading an impressive catalog of Nintendo DS releases. The PSP was just behind it, with the latest Monster Hunter game continuing that series' history of strong sales. All combined, these RPGs sold more than 22 million copies in the country.

1. Pokémon Black/White (NDS) - 4,914,813
2. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd (PSP) - 3,480,989
5. Dragon Quest VI (NDS) - 1,297,344
6. Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 (NDS) - 1,276,303
9. Inazuma Eleven 3 Spark/Bomber (NDS) - 890,440
13. Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep (PSP) - 733,284
14. God Eater (PSP) - 617,828
17. Yakuza 4 (PS3) - 557,771
22. Pokémon Heart Gold/Soul Silver (NDS) - 506,507 (3,889,104 lifetime)
23. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G PSP The Best (PSP) - 498,178 (534,323 lifetime)
24. Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs (NDS) - 495,493
26. God Eater Burst (PSP) - 408,395
27. The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (NDS) - 404,964 (725,904 lifetime)
33. Ni no Kuni (NDS) - 332,311
34. Dragon Quest Monsters: Battle Road Victory (Wii) - 307,453
35. Inazuma Eleven 3: World Challenge: The Ogre (NDS) - 295,996
36. Tales of Graces F (PS3) - 288,395
40. Kurohyou! Yakuza New Chapter (PSP) - 264,766
42. Tactics Ogre (PSP) - 256,102
43. White Knight Chronicles 2 (PS3) - 249,350
44. Magician's Quest: Mysterious Times (NDS) - 248,261
45. Gundam Musou 3 (PS3) - 248,194
46. Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo: Hero of Light and Shadow (NDS) - 247,284
51. Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (NDS) - 221,399
56. Final Fantasy XIII (PS3) - 206,057 (1,904,313 lifetime)
58. Inazuma Eleven 2 Fire/Blizzard (NDS) - 201,773 (1,145,388 lifetime)
61. Resonance of Fate (PS3) - 184,662
62. Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon X (PSP) - 180,650
66. Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Ultimate Hits - 171,940
68. Harvest Moon: Twin Villages (NDS) - 169,171
71. Super Robot Wars L (NDS) - 161,387
72. Star Ocean 4: Last Hope International (PS3) - 158,067
74. Valkyria Chronicles 2 (PSP) - 153,487
77. Phantasy Star Portable 2 (PSP) - 147,311 (590,527 lifetime)
79. The 3rd Birthday (PSP) - 145,263
81. Lord of Arcana (PSP) - 142,388
82. Xenoblade (Wii) - 141,059
84. Etrian Odyssey III (NDS) - 139,576
87. Nier Replicant (PS3) - 134,015
89. Shining Hearts (PSP) - 130,258
92. Last Ranker (PSP) - 123,381
93. Monster Hunter Frontier Online (360) - 123,192
96. The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki (PSP) - 118,520
98. Medabots DS Kabuto/Kuwagata (NDS) - 114,401
99. Okamiden (NDS) - 113,198



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