Asura's Wrath screenshot
Asura's Wrath screenshot

First month US sales of 36,000 copies for Asura's Wrath, the oddball anime action title, did not come as a surprise to publisher Capcom.

Asked to evaluate the game's performance, Capcom's SVP of planning and business development Christian Svensson told Game Informer: "Kind of as predicted, frankly. It went about almost exactly how we thought it would.

"We also knew it was going to be pretty polarizing. The concept of playing a high-octane Japanese anime - it found a specific audience, which we figured it would do."

In the UK Asura's Wrath failed to chart inside the All Formats Top 40.

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MJTH

It's a shame really, if I had a 360 or PS3 I would of actutally bought this, with no regrets!
Posted 20:42 on 14 March 2012
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Endless

It sold well? really?! Now that's a surprise, i honestly got the opinion it was a bit of a floater!
Posted 09:57 on 14 March 2012
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munkee

I wondered if this also added to the reason that they weren't willing to stock it in GAME/Gamestation.. But, that doesn't explain why SFxT was missing.
Posted 09:54 on 14 March 2012

Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 09/03/2012
Developer: CyberConnect2
Publisher: Capcom
Genre: Action
Rating: PEGI 16+
Site Rank: 2,465 197
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