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Pokemon Beats Kirby For Top of Media Create Charts

Black & White tops four million as it captures first place five weeks running.

 

Not even Nintendo can beat Pokemon. Kirby's Epic Yarn debuted last week with 92,000 units sold, but this was only good enough for second place. In first once again was Pokemon Black & White with an additional 169,000 units this week.

There weren't too many newcomers in the top 20, which was passed along by 4Gamer. Lord of Arcana for PSP debuted with 70,000 units. The PS3 version of NBA 2K11 debuted with 5,000 units.

Here's the full software top 20 covering 10/11 to 10/17:

  • Pokemon Black & White (Pokemon, DS): 168,541 (4,161,397)
  • Kirby's Epic Yarn (Nintendo, Wii): 92,280
  • Lord of Arcana (Square Enix, PSP): 69,932
  • Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded (Square Enix, DS): 31,247 (126,753)
  • Red Dead Redemption (Take-Two, PS3): 26,293 (96,892)
  • Wii Party (Nintendo, Wii): 23,304 (1,122,732)
  • Macross F (Namco Bandai, PS3): 18,071 (170,769)
  • Yakuza Black Panther (Sega, PSP): 11,263 (247,748)
  • Class of Heroes 3 (Acquire, PSP): 9,848 (40,420)
  • Dead Rising 2 (Capcom, PS3): 9,761 (113,872)
  • K-On! Ater School Live (Sega, PSP): 9,745 (202,048)
  • F1 2010 (Code Masters, PS3): 8,680 (33,953)
  • Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki (Nihon Falcom, PSP): 8,293 (103,799)
  • One Piece Gigant Battle (Namco Bandai, DS): 8,150 (194,869)
  • Monster Hunter Portable 3nd G PSP the Best Reprint (Capcom, PSP): 6,529 (449,895)
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Nintendo, Wii): 6,270 (855,836)
  • Red Dead Redemption (Take-Two, X360): 6,203 (31,877)
  • Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo, Wii): 5,990 (2,092,697)
  • NBA 2K11 (Take-Two, PS3): 5,167
  • Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo, Wii): 5,023 (2,952,634)

There were no major changes in hardware sales this week. PSP and PS3 saw slight boosts but Wii did not see any gains through Kirby.

Here's the full hardware chart. Last week's sales are in parentheses.

  • 1. PSP: 37,127 (33,683)
  • 2. PS3: 22,201 (19,948)
  • 3. DSi LL: 21,084 (21,777)
  • 4. DSi: 20,749 (22,301)
  • 5. Wii: 12,810 (12,158)
  • 6. DS Lite: 5,268 (5,960)
  • 7. X360: 2,342 (2,746)
  • 8. PS2: 1,715 (1,373)
  • 9. PSP go: 1,590 (1,191)

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