Amusement Journal, a popular magazine dealing with gaming industry, has recently updated on its website the charts relating to the popularity of games in Japanese arcades, from a two-months off (the last charts were from August).
Games have been split into two categories: conventional cabinets, with a classical external structure, and large cabinets, recognizable by their big presence and peripheral devices.

Conventional/Non-dedicated cabinets:
1. Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion (=)
2. Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. (NEW)
3. Blazblue Continuum Shift (=)
4. Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown (+)
5. Street Fighter IV (-1)

As usual, fighting games have a clear domination in Japanese arcades; the situation has been pretty stable throughout this year and in November just the new Gundam episode entered the chart (pushing out Mobile Suit Gundam vs. Gundam NEXT).

Large/Dedicated cabinets:
1. Border Break (+2)
2. Mahjong Fight Club: Reincarnation Garyu (=)
3. Sangokushi Taisen 3: War Begins (-2)
4. Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield (Ver B.) (=)
5. Taiko no Tatsujin 14 (NEW)

In this case, tastes are more mixed: the famous Namco rhythm game has entered the chart at number 5 with its latest entry, than robots and samurai share positions with a new number one to make the formers win: the action game Border Break, developed by SEGA, focused on mech battle through network connectivity between cabinets.

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