Xenoblade Ousts Super Mario Galaxy 2 from Top Spot in Japan

Here’s a bit of rather surprising non-E3 news for you: Xenoblade, the new Wii RPG from MonolithSoft, has outsold Super Mario Galaxy 2 this week, and kicked it out of the top spot on the Japanese software charts. Why do we care? Well, for starters, Xenoblade is a game I’ve been following quite closely. Secondly, it’s Mario. After only a couple weeks on the market, Mario loses its top spot to Xenoblade. Not that is is a big deal or anything, as the charts change all the time, but it is still surprising. Perhaps Xenoblade is something to be interested in after all, eh?

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Chad Awkerman

Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.

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