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Hey, Sheep: Catherine sells 200,000 copies in one week


1:30 PM on 08.04.2011
Hey, Sheep: Catherine sells 200,000 copies in one week photo



We heard earlier that Catherine broke all sales records for Atlus USA, but now a new tweet from the company lets us know just how well they did. As you can see, 200,000 copies of Catherine sold in the first week! That's a lot of sheep, dreams, and block pushing! The image above came with the following tweet from AtlusUSA:

This #Catherine cake is rated M for mmmmmm! #thiscakewillhaveashortlifespan

We loved the game. Everyone else I've talked to also does. I know that block sliding and two timing isn't for everyone, but I'm glad to see that enough have picked this up to let Atlus know that we dig this kind of thing. 

Hey, Sheep: Catherine sells 200,000 copies in one week photo







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8:20 AM on 08.18.2011
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9:00 AM on 07.22.2011
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