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MotorStorm tops Japanese sale charts

To be brief, MotorStorm has become the top-selling PS3 game so far in Japan, shooting up to #1 on Japanese sales charts. Not saying too much, since there are a multitude of games sitting on the shelves but a severe lack of systems to play them on. Even so, by December 10th, MotorStorm sold 8,000 copies and has probably passed the 10,000 mark by now.

If the game has done so well in Japan, where off-road racing (actual off-roading) and western-developed titles don't really do well by themselves, then how will the rest of the world react? Good question, but we all know the answer. This is going to be a fun game and many people will grab it. Argue about graphics, the SIXAXIS, or whatever, but the truth is, this is a great showcase title for the PS3. Especially for the European debut! This should be good news for all of us, so let's pop out that bottle of New Year's champagne early, eh? No noisemakers, please. Those suck.

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1. No noisemakers?! Are you guys excluding us now?

*makes a lot of noise and runs back to xbox360fanboy.com*

Posted at 4:47PM on Dec 16th 2006 by FoneBone

2. *A noisemaker enters the article*

- HEY! you there, get out!!
- What? - ME?!?
- Yeah you. Can't you read?
- Well ye-
- They write at the end here that you ain't allowd.
- Why?!
- They say you suck - and I agree!
- .. But I just wanted to add a comm-
- I SAID GET OUT! - listen, we are popping New Year's champagne early here, haveing a BLAST. Then guys like you come along ruining the party.
- Are there any articles I can comment in then?
- Yeah, go over to GameSpot.com, they are all gathered there.

*Noismaker runs away*

Posted at 5:07PM on Dec 16th 2006 by Supino

3. LOL...... he said 10,000 copies

Posted at 7:06PM on Dec 16th 2006 by Groggy

4. random ms fanboy- well gears of war powners this game cuz it has sperm from bill gates intergrated into the label

anyway this game does look cool, and this is really good news for the ps3

Posted at 7:07PM on Dec 16th 2006 by serb

5. NUMBER 1 SELLING PS3 GAME!?


IS THAT A BIG DEAL!?

no..

considering that most games have hit the 100,000 mark already

good job motorstorm


the crappy and slower version of excite truck

Posted at 6:29PM on Dec 17th 2006 by Retrojunkie

6. How do we contact one of you if we would like you to investigate a story?

Posted at 2:40AM on Dec 18th 2006 by Roofus

7. Retrojunkie - obviously you havent played the game jackass . it makes excite truck look like a kids game. oh and excite truck is getting scores of like 6-7, motorstorm is getting like 9's. so your opinion is just an assumption.

Posted at 2:40PM on Dec 18th 2006 by george

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