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Nier tops Japanese charts

Despite mixed reviews

Despite getting a mixed reception in the press, Square Enix's new action RPG Nier has shot right to the top of the charts in Japan.

In fact the Japanese got two versions of Nier. The first PS3 version - Replicant - shot straight in at number 1 in the charts selling a respectable 60,000 copies, over twice that of second placed New Super Mario Bros.

The Xbox 360 version, called Gestalt, fared much poorer, charting in at number 11.

The other big surprise was the appearance of Oblivion, Game of the Year Edition, appearing at number 9 in the chart in its release week.

Thanks Kotaku.

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