This week on The Japan Report, PS3 exclusive “The Last of Us” takes the top spot in sales, pushing gaming’s favorite ape to number 2 on the charts.  3DS titles still have a strong presence, however, taking 12 out of the top 20.

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01(00) [PS3] The Last of Us – 117,465 (NEW)
02(01) [3DS] Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D – 42.247 (146,816)
03(02) [3DS] Friend Collection: New Life – 34.286 (1,167,532)
04(00) [PSV] Kami Jigen Idol Neptune PP – 29,933 / NEW
05(00) [3DS] Kuma-Tomo – 12,705 (NEW)
06(05) [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 12,491 (3,290,847)
07(04) [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – 11,859 (793,519)
08(00) [3DS] Sayonara Umihara Kawase – 11,058 (NEW)
09(00) [PSP] Storm Lover 2nd – 10,001 (NEW)
10(00) [PSP] Ro-Kyu-Bu! Lost Secret – 9,282 (NEW)
11(08) [PS3] Terraria – 5,192 (47,741)
12(06) [PS3] Resident Evil: Revelations – 4,948 (165,068)
13(11) [WII] Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition – 4,723 (502,150)
14(00) [PSV] Winning Post 7 2013 – 4,413 (NEW)
15(03) [3DS] Chousoku Henkei Gyrozetter: Albatross no Tsubasa – 4,079 (22,004)
16(10) [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission – 3,957 (212,273)
17(07) [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei IV – 3,898 (245,568)
18(13) [3DS] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate – 3,684 (323,656)
19(12) [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 – 3,191 (2,046,263)
20(14) [3DS] Mario Kart 7 – 3,122 (2,067,213)

In hardware sales, the 3DS continues to outpace all other platforms by a very wide margin.

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[3DS] – 43,269(47,135)
[PSV] – 13,422(10,664)
[PS3] – 9,816(10,872)
[WIU] – 5,329(5,983)
[PSP] – 5,091(5,651)
[WII] – 1,234(1,461)
[360] – 282(397)

Written by Wesley Stopford

A long time Gaming Enthusiast, and current News Team Lead for Nintendo Enthusiast, Wesley began his journey with Nintendo’s NES at a very young age playing the originals of many of Nintendo’s greatest franchises; games that introduced him to the most memorable characters and settings in gaming history. The technology behind gaming sparked his curiosity, an affection he carries to this day. Today Wesley’s love for gaming is alive and well, as well as a deep understanding of hardware and software systems, an understanding owed to over 10 years of experience as a Systems and Network Engineer and the very games and consoles that captivated his young and enthusiastic mind.