Media Create Software Sales (8/17 – 8/23)

01./02. [NDS] Tomodachi Collection (Friend Collection) (Nintendo) – 82,000 / 810,000 (-35%)
02./01. [NDS] Dragon Quest IX: Defenders of the Starry Sky (Square Enix) – 79,000 / 3,723,000 (-38%)
03./04. [WII] Monster Hunter 3 (Capcom) – 51,000 / 801,000 (-45%)

04./00. [PS2] Melty Blood: Actress Again (Ecole Software) – 44,000 / NEW
05./03. [WII] Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo) – 32,000 / 1,034,000 (-70%)
06./05. [PS2] SD Gundam G Generation Wars (Namco Bandai) – 26,000 / 258,000 (-55%)
07./00. [PSP] Okami Kakushi (Sly Wolf) (Konami) – 23,000 / NEW
08./08. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2 G (BEST) (Capcom) – 18,000 / 907,000 (-33%)
09./07. [NDS] Puyo Puyo 7 (SEGA) – 18,000 / 127,000 (-38%)
10./00. [PSP] Kin-iro no Corda 2 f Encore (Koei) – 14,000 / NEW

CAPCOM ANNOUNCES SHIP DATE FOR RESIDENT EVIL: THE DARKSIDE CHRONICLES

Today Capcom announced that Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles would be available exclusively for Nintendo Wii, November 17, 2009 for $49.99 in North America. Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles features an intense horror experience with arcade style zombie shooting gameplay that one or two players can enjoy simultaneously.

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1 Million Strong…And Growing…

It’s Official; Wii Sports Resort is a hit (did we expect anything else)! As of today, Nintendo is boasting that they have sold through 1 million units in America of the popular sequel and will no doubt continue to sell this fun follow up for years to come. Check out the official press release, after the break…

Congrats Nintendo…Now give us some online play!

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Details from Level-5’s conference – Fantasy Life and more

I know this story may seem like a bunch of bullet points but I urge all of you to check it out (especially Layton fans)… The details below come from the good guys over at NintendoEverything and really gives games some nice details on upcoming titles. Check it out below:

– 5,580,000 sales for the Layton series worldwide
– the fourth entry in the Layton series is kicking off the “Professor Layton Second Season” says Level 5
– Important tidbits from the for the 4th Professor Layton trailer: new character Remi (female) is show, Luke has the ability to see how the world will end, game takes place 3 years before the original Layton
– hits Japan on Nov. 26th
– Remi is voiced by Aibu Saki, and ending theme is sung by Ando Yuuko
– details from the Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva movie trailer (title is a rough translation): hits theaters in Japan on Dec. 19th, includes characters from the 4th game, involves a puzzle that grants eternal life when solved
– the studio behind the Pokemon films is working on the movie
– Level 5 has plans to make a film every Winter
– Inazuma Eleven anime was just renewed for 2 more years
– Inazuma Eleven 2 storyline includes aliens coming to earth to play soccer, and these aliens have special attacks that involve flying into space and kicking fireballs
– Inazuma Eleven 2 has 4 player local multiplayer
– due out October 1st in Japan
– the Inazuma Eleven manga is the most popular in CoroCoro comic weekly
– Nakata Hidetoshi (ex soccer player) to be in the game as hidden character Hide Nakata. He also lends his voice to the game
– Inazuma Eleven 2 has two versions, and each version will feature its own beginning and ending
– the tournament from the game is being turned into a real-life tournament
– Atamania games are getting word and math puzzle game sequels, as well as a “Mystery Room” sequel
– “Mystery Room” is about Pocho and Sly, two guys locked in the mysterious room
– details from new Ninokuni trailer – battles look similar to Dragon Quest, the mysterious land in the game is filled with dinosaurs and various creatures, due out Spring 2010 in Japan, female character voiced by Nagasa Masami, Oizumi You does the voice of “Gyro”, and main character Olivier is voiced by Tabe Mikako, music done by Hisaishi Joe
– Ninokuni will be on a 4GB ROM, making it the biggest ever for DS. This was done to fit the music on.
– Ninokuni theme sung is performed by “Mai” and written by Hisaishi Joe
– new game shown which is called “Fantasy Life”, which looks like a DS RPG (Famitsu says it’s for the DS – thanks Kadir!). Once again, Brownie Brown is involved, and 21 songs provided by Nobuo Uematsu. Each of the 21 songs pairs up with a character in the game, including their own small story and ending. These all lead up to the final ending for the game.
– rumored version of Inazuma Eleven for Wii is not ready to be shown
– TGS booth will have demos of Inazuma Eleven 2, Professor Layton 4, and more. DVD will be given out with game footage