Japan: Mario parties in charts

Despite the popularity of Capcom’s survival horror series Resident Evil in Japan, the latest instalment in the franchise, Wii shooter Umbrella Chronicles, has failed to knock Mario Party DS from the top of the Japanese software charts, according to



Elsewhere in the listings, Dynasty Warriors 6 has another strong week on PS3 – in fact, Sony’s machine does well this week, with Heavenly Sword and Ratchet & Clank also performing.

The Top 30 in full:

1. Mario Party DS (DS)
2. Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles (Wii)
3. Shin Sangoku Musou 5 (PS3)
4. Pro Yakyuu Famista DS DS (DS)
5. Game Center CX (DS)
6. Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
7. Heavenly Sword (PS3)
8. Final Fantasy Tactics A2 (DS)
9. Wii Sports (Wii)
10. Soukou Kihei Votoms (PS2)
11. Wii Play (Wii)
12. Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day (DS)
13. DS Nishimura Kyotaro Suspense Shin Tantei Series: Kyoto Atami Zekkai no Kotou – Satsui no Wana (DS)
14. My Housekeeping Diary (DS)
15. Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (PS3)
16. Mario Party 8 (Wii)
17. Hayarikami 2 (PS2)
18. Mario Kart DS (DS)
19. Shin Sangoku Musou 5 (Xbox 360)
20. DS Literature Collection (DS)
21. Pokmon Mysterious Dungeon: Time Expedition Party (DS)
22. Taiko Drum Master DS (DS)
23. New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
24. Dungeon Explorer: Meiyaku no Tobira (PSP)
25. Kanji Brain Test 2.5M (DS)
26. Anata o Yurusanai (PSP)
27. Pokmon Mysterious Dungeon: Shadow Expedition Party (DS)
28. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd (PSP)
29. Ghost Squad (Wii)
30. Hot Shots Golf 5 (PS3)

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