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Vesperia PS3 makes big impact in Japan

But Pokemon takes Gold and Silver.

The PS3 version of Tales of Vesperia has made a significant splash in the Japanese chart this week, selling nearly a quarter of a million copies (216,593) according to Media Create data.

Europe's had Vesperia on Xbox 360, remember, but the PS3 game comes with extras, ooh, extras.

A strong start, then, but not strong enough to displace Pokemon Soul Silver and Pokemon Heart Gold in first and second. Both now sit at around 950,000 units sold after just two weeks.

Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakkyou Portable 4 (PSP) is fourth and SaGa 2: Hihou Densetsu Goddess of Destiny (DS) is fifth.

Elsewhere, Bethesda's Wet caught our eye at 31, which is one space below House of the Dead: Overkill at 30. However, with the games that far down the number of units sold (not mentioned by M-Create) could be well under 10,000.

Pokemon's dominance means DS tops the hardware pile again with 79,628 units sold, although Tales of Vesperia helps PS3 hardware to 51,055.

Far below we find PSP and Wii, with 21,073 and 16,698 units sold each. Down at the bottom, Xbox 360 and PS2 scrape 4965 and 2723 sales respectively.

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