2nd Super Robot Taisen Alpha Tops Japanese Sales Charts
04.05.03 - 12:39 AM

Banpresto's 2nd Super Robot Taisen Alpha for the PlayStation 2 has topped this week's edition of the Japanese sales charts by selling 322,058 copies within the first four days since its release. The last title published by Enix, Dragon Quest: Caravan Heart for the GameBoy Advance sold 191,672 copies upon its debut. Final Fantasy X-2 slipped from spot 1 to 4, by selling 80,406 copies this week to bring its total to an impressive 1,837,887 copies. Capcom's GBA RPG Rockman EXE 3 Black entered the charts at spot 10 selling 31,783 copies. The Legend of Zelda: The Four Swords dropped to spot 11, thereby selling 31,063 copies for a total of 182,133 copies. Sony Computer Entertainment's Arc The Lad: Seiren no Tasogare (Twilight of Spirits in the US) came in at spot 14, selling 25,807 copies and a total of 106,599 copies. Pokemon Sapphire and Ruby dropped to spot 16 and 17. This week they sold 19,042 copies (for a total of 2,097,129) and 18,833 copies (for a total of 2,046,415) respectively. NEC Interchannel's Pia Carrot he you koso 3 - round summer for the PlayStation 2 entered the charts at spot 19 having sold 14,489 copies. Konami's Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters 8 dropped to spot 21, adding 13,691 copies to its total of 63,082 copies. The Dreamcast version of Pia Carrot he you koso 3 entered the charts at spot 24, selling 11,763 copies. Another new entry can be found at spot 25. Kid's PS2 remake Memories Off Duet 1st and 2nd Stories sold 11,267 copies in its first week. Square's strategy RPG Final Fantasy Tactics Advance for the GBA came in at spot 26, thereby selling 11,233 copies to bring its total to 395,382 copies. Media Works' Sister Princess 2 for the PlayStation One slipped from spot 6 to 27, by selling 9,184 copies this week and a total of 58,474 copies. Following on spot 28 is the Megahits edition of Square's Final Fantasy X, which sold 8,603 copies this week and a total of 89,236 copies since its January 16th release. Enix's Star Ocean: Till the End of Time came in at spot 31, selling 7,203 copies this week to bring its total to 452,105 copies. Bandai's WonderSwan Color RPG Naruto entered the charts at spot 35, selling 6,153 copies. Another new entry, Atlus' GBA remake of Shin Megami Tensei came in at spot 40 selling 4,029 copies. Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Kaze no Takuto (The Wind Waker in the US) dropped from spot 35 to 43 selling 3,911 copies this week for a total of 631,234 copies. Namco's Tales of the World: Summoner's Lineage came in at spot 49, selling 3,550 copies and a total of 25,182 copies.

Chris Winkler

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