On a yearly basis, Famitsu publishes the top 100 best selling games and as always, SEGA manages to make a few on the list. Although in terms of total, it’s not overly impressive, SEGA still maintains a strong position and suffers from far fewer financial failures than recent years, they managed to get 7 games in total and no prizes guessing which was the biggest seller for SEGA.
17. [PS3] Yakuza 4 (Sega) – 557,771
32. [PSP] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2nd (Sega) – 341,663
40. [PSP] Kurohyou! Yakuza New Chapter (Sega) – 264,766
49. [PSP] Keion! Afterschool Live (Sega) – 231,976
61. [PS3] End of Eternity (Sega) – 184,662
74. [PSP] Valkyria Chronicles 2 (Sega) – 153,487
89. [PSP] Shining Hearts (Sega) – 130,258
Another entry in the Yakuza series and again continues to slightly push up from sales of Yakuza 3 (Which did around 509,000 with the original release, not accounting THE BEST release which did a further 80,000) and Project Diva 2 improves on the sales of the original in a big way (Which managed 186,000) and becomes the 22nd most successful game on the PSP in Japan. The PSP Yakuza title does a modest amount, matching that of the sales of the original release of Yakuza Kenzan, indicator of the userbase in terms of sales for the next spinoff title perhaps?
K-On does very well for SEGA although I would imagine that would be it’s final total outside of a re-release in Japan, I can’t quite see it coming out in America or Europe. Valkyria Chronicles 2 does ever so slightly better than the original (8,000) but this does not include the re-release of the original title which nothced up a further 82,000 unit and the sales of End of Eternity certainly suggests a sequel maybe forthcoming.
Finally Shining Hearts, despite doing 100,000 in it’s first week, ends up with a modest extra 30,000 and it does seem that perhaps despite the impressive first week opening, it may not go down as the most successful and I can probably imagine a sigh of relief from dissatisfied fans of the franchise.
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6 responses to “SEGA games in Famitsu Top 100 2010”
Sonic is really unpopular in Japan.
Off all the games he has you'd think one of them would've made it. Not even Sonic 4.
Sonic 4 is not in because I doubt this list is counting downloadable games. Where's Bayonetta and Vanquish?
Bayonetta was a 2009 release in Japan, though I have no clue where Vanquish is. Hope it sold at least a few copies!
Barry is correct, Bayonetta is a 2009 release and did the following numbers;
As for Vanquish, it did the following numbers according to Famitsu but failed to make the top 100 selling games
The PS3 Vanquish numbers are good for a shooter, with a minimalistic cliche plot. I bet if Vanquish could've throwin in an immersive story it would've sold more.
How the hell does that mean EoE getting a sequel? It had to do well on both formats which it didn't. For that title we have to see the overall worldwide sales IE states and europe(UK) to really see if it performed well.