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Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver hits 10 million sales

Mario Galaxy 2 stands at 4 million

Nintendo has released it's latest financial results and there's good news for two of its biggest games of the last year with Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver and Mario Galaxy 2 both selling in big numbers.

HeartGold/SoulSilver has now sold 10.09 million copies worldwide since it was released in Japan in September 2009. The remakes of the Game Boy originals were released in the UK earlier this year.

Meanwhile Mario Galaxy 2 has also performed well. It has sold 4.09 million copies worldwide which is pretty impressive considering it was only released in Japan and the US in June.

As for hardware, DS has now sold 132 million worldwide while 73.97 million Wii consoles have been shifted.

Good to see Pokémon selling so well. Bodes well for Black and White...

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  1. Gerry-rich Thursday 29th Jul 2010 at 10:33

    Sold as in Shipped to retailers not sold to people, sold to people is a bit less then the shipped amount of course.

  2. HNF1 Thursday 29th Jul 2010 at 11:22

    Sold as in Shipped to retailers not sold to people, sold to people is a bit less then the shipped amount of course.

    What? I'm sure ONM are on about how many copies of each have been sold. And if that's the case, these are excellent achievements! But even still, it's very impressive. Congratz to my two favourite games of the year.

  3. Charlie0108 Thursday 29th Jul 2010 at 11:51

    Wow that's impressive, HG/SS are now only 1 million of the MW2 sales which came out 5 months before it and came out on three platforms :D

  4. Cunzy1 1 Thursday 29th Jul 2010 at 12:08

    Wow, fanservice just pays.

    I'm astounded that for a game in the series that doesn't really add anything of significance it still flies off the shelf.

  5. SoulSilver IV Thursday 29th Jul 2010 at 17:04

    Wow, fanservice just pays.

    I'm astounded that for a game in the series that doesn't really add anything of significance it still flies off the shelf.

    Well, you know what they say; if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

  6. tomutwit Saturday 31st Jul 2010 at 09:26

    WHY THE HELL HAS ANYBODY BOUGHT POKEMON??? IF THERE WAS JUSTICE IN THIS WORLD I TELLS YA.,..

  7. tomutwit Saturday 31st Jul 2010 at 09:28

    Wow, fanservice just pays.

    I'm astounded that for a game in the series that doesn't really add anything of significance it still flies off the shelf.


    ITS POKEMON NOTHING EVER ADDS ANYTHING OF SIGNIFICANCE TO IT. THEY ARE ALL THE EXACT SAME POKEMON BRAINWASHED PEOPLE.

  8. Roose Saturday 31st Jul 2010 at 23:44

    I don't even need to write my own post for this, someone else summed it up pretty well:

    .....celebrating 10 million pokemon sales. no mention of the quarterly loss, no mention of falling wii software sales, no mention of the kirby european 2011 release, no attempt to explain what this actually means.

    why do they exist. i don't understand. nintendo already has a pr department.

  9. Cunzy1 1 Tuesday 3rd Aug 2010 at 15:06

    I don't even need to write my own post for this, someone else summed it up pretty well:

    why do they exist. i don't understand. nintendo already has a pr department.

    Because Nintendo's PR department aren't very good. Obviously. Ever tried to clear use of their IP?

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