Entries in 'Japan' (66)

More Western success in Japan as Battlefield 4 knocks Pokemon from No.1

More Western success in Japan as Battlefield 4 knocks Pokemon from No.1

EA’s military shooter Battlefield 4 has become the surprise game to knock Nintendo’s Pokemon X & Y from the top of the Media Create charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 3:32PM in News
The Wii lives on in America

The Wii lives on in America

Nintendo has confirmed that American retail will continue to be supplied with Wii consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 3:15PM in News
The end of an era - Nintendo stops Wii production in Japan

The end of an era - Nintendo stops Wii production in Japan

Nintendo of Japan has confirmed that it has ceased production of the Wii.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 3:07PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V enjoys strong debut in Japan

Grand Theft Auto V enjoys strong debut in Japan

Pokemon may have beaten it to the top of the Japanese charts, but Grand Theft Auto V has redefined what a Western game can achieve in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 3:01PM in News

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Monster Hunter 4 ships 3m in first month

Monster Hunter 4 ships 3m in first month

Monster Hunter 4 has surpassed 3m copies shipped in its first month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2013 at 11:40PM in News
3DS lifetime sales surpass Wii in Japan

3DS lifetime sales surpass Wii in Japan

Lifetime sales for Nintendo’s 3DS handheld have overtaken the company’s Wii console in Japan.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 26th 2013 at 7:00AM in News
Monster Hunter 4 sales exceed 1.7m units two days out from launch

Monster Hunter 4 sales exceed 1.7m units two days out from launch

Capcom’s Monster Hunter 4 has sold a ton of copies out of the gate and, according to the latest charts in Japan, 3DS sales are benefiting because of it.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2013 at 5:35AM in News
PS Vita TV sold out on Amazon Japan

PS Vita TV sold out on Amazon Japan

The early indications for Sony’s PS Vita TV are very promising.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 11:40AM in News

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Sony confirms 19 games for PS4's Japanese launch

Sony confirms 19 games for PS4's Japanese launch

19 games will be available alongside PS4 when it launches in Japan on February 22nd 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
2014 release date confirmed for PS4 in Japan

2014 release date confirmed for PS4 in Japan

Sony has surprised gamers from its homeland with news of a significant wait for the console to be released in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 8:43AM in News
Japanese PS4 release date to be announced next week

Japanese PS4 release date to be announced next week

It’s been easy to forget amongst the launch excitement that PS4 has yet to be dated in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 3:05PM in News
No more PlayStation Home updates in Japan - is the end nigh?

No more PlayStation Home updates in Japan - is the end nigh?

The future of Sony’s ambitious virtual world PlayStation Home looks very uncertain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2013 at 10:06AM in News

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Grasshopper's Killer is Dead struggles in Japan

Grasshopper's Killer is Dead struggles in Japan

The latest release from cult developer Suda 51 has failed to make an impact on the Japanese market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 3:23PM in News
Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Quick – there might be a new indie villain in town!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Poll suggests little next-gen interest in Japan

Poll suggests little next-gen interest in Japan

Although there are indications that there’s a decent appetite for Xbox One and PS4 in the West, the same can’t necessarily be said of Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 10:41AM in News
Late Japan launch part of Xbox One's "second wave"

Late Japan launch part of Xbox One's "second wave"

Microsoft has designated Japan as a Tier 2 country for the launch of Xbox One, and promises that it won't be too far behind the US release.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 10:19AM in News