Golden Week did nothing to improve the PlayStation Vita’s fortunes in Japan. Following a minor resurgence last week, the system dropped back down to a familiar position of 10k units sold. To compound the disappointment, the new handheld slipped behind Nintendo's aging Wii for the first time since its release late last year.

It was another good week for Nintendo, with 3DS software and hardware dominating the sales charts. Both the PS3 and PSP enjoyed sturdy sales around the 20k mark, though software presence was limited.

Feel free to peruse the depressing figures below. Honestly, we'd recommend against it.

Hardware

1. 3DS: 91,868 (Last week: 74,282)
2. PlayStation 3: 23,478 (21,114)
3. PSP: 20,033 (22,457)
4. Wii: 15,789 (9200)
5. Vita: 10,584 (12,299)
6. PlayStation 2: 1611 (1395)
7. Xbox 360: 1420 (1327)
8. DSi XL: 1097 (895)
9. DSi: 814 (717)

Software

1. Mario Party 9 (Nintendo, Wii) - 144,585 (Life to date: 297,468; -5%)
2. Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (Capcom, PS3) - 52,428 / 304,953 (-79%)
3. Fire Emblem: Awakening (Nintendo, 3DS) - 42,347 (345,260; -30%)
4. Super Mario Land 3D (Nintendo, 3DS) - 28,528 (1,563,527; +82%)
5. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 3DS) - 22,881 (1,695,305; +96%)
6. Kid Icarus: Uprising (Nintendo, 3DS) - 18,788 (261,883; +63%)
7. Monster Hunter 3 G (Capcom, 3DS) - 16,496 (1,433,370; +21%)
8. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Nintendo, 3DS) - 13,810 (157,337; re-entry)
9. Conception: Please Have My Children! (Spike, PSP) - 10,193 (40,039; -66%)
10. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, Wii) - 10,058 (935,555; +61%)
11. Pro Baseball Spirits 2012 (Konami, PSP) - 9843 (128,409; +48%)
12. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (Square Enix, 3DS) - 9532 (308,484; +3%)
13. Pokémon Conquest (Pokémon Co., DS) - 9069 (318,067; re-entry)
14. Dynasty Warriors VS (Koei-Tecmo, 3DS) - 8614 (24,192; -45%)
15. Wii Party (Nintendo, Wii) - 8503 (2,345,476; re-entry)
16. Pro Baseball Spirits 2012 (Konami, PS3) - 6853 (152,934; +8%)
17. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo, Wii) - 6783 (3,561,199; re-entry)
18. 2nd Super Robot Taisen Z Saisei Volume (Namco Bandai, PSP) - 6546 (328,432; -23%)
19. Harvest Moon: The Land of Origin (Marvelous, 3DS) - 6408 (179,148; re-entry)
20. Go Vacation (Namco Bandai; re-entry) - 6002 (271,087; re-entry)