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Resi Umbrella Chronicles ships 1m

Second Wii Resi to do so.

Capcom has revealed that Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles for Wii has now shipped more than 1 million copies worldwide.

The lightgun-style zombie shooter is the second Capcom Resident Evil game to do this on Wii, following on from Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition.

The new game's success has given Capcom an excuse to reel out some big stats, reporting that the Resident Evil series - including spin-offs, of which Umbrella Chronicles can be considered one - has sold (important distinction) over 34.5 million units globally since its 1996.

Good news for Capcom, then, although as Ellie's we-haven't-pimped-it-in-a-while Guiness World Records Gamer's Edition 2008 points out, there's a way to go to eclipse the success of Mario, whose combined output had topped 145 million unit sales worldwide, including remakes, at last count.

For more on The Umbrella Chronicles, which Kristan gave 7/10 upon its release in November, check out the - oh balls, I've already linked it.

"Having taken a few left turns over the years with the various Gun Survivor titles, it's good to see Capcom come up with an on-rails game which does everything it should," he said at the time.

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