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Japanese hardware sales, Nov. 22 – Nov 28: Cataclyzed edition

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Why, you may ask, have we been traveling door-to-door to the homes of our gaming-obsessed acquaintances, and hugging them deep and long, like two friends bidding a fond farewell on the last day of summer camp? Because soon, so very soon, we will lose those friends to the inescapable maw of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. Sure, they’ve promised that they won’t let it happen again — not like last time, when they disappeared for six entire months, missing birthdays, weddings, funerals and Bar Mizvahs as they tirelessly continued their pursuit of one Mr. Lich King — but we’re not buying it.

Japanese gamers are likely in the same boat, but for different reasons — Gran Turismo 5, Super Robot Wars L and the Final Fantasy-infused Mario Sports Mix all arrived in the territory during the same week, bolstering sales for their respective pieces of hardware. You know what they didn’t bolster, though? Friendships.

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Source: Joystiq

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