Entries in 'Japan' (94)
GungHo’s console debut for its popular smartphone IP Puzzle & Dragons has enjoyed a tremendous first week in Japan.
It’s not often that a pair of games topping the charts brings bad news for their respective publishers.
Xbox One has signed on multiple Japanese development studios to make full retail releases for Xbox One.
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.
Nintendo has confirmed that American retail will continue to be supplied with Wii consoles.
Nintendo of Japan has confirmed that it has ceased production of the Wii.
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.
Monster Hunter 4 has surpassed 3m copies shipped in its first month.
Lifetime sales for Nintendo’s 3DS handheld have overtaken the company’s Wii console in Japan.
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.
The early indications for Sony’s PS Vita TV are very promising.
19 games will be available alongside PS4 when it launches in Japan on February 22nd 2014.
Sony has surprised gamers from its homeland with news of a significant wait for the console to be released in Japan.
It’s been easy to forget amongst the launch excitement that PS4 has yet to be dated in Japan.
The future of Sony’s ambitious virtual world PlayStation Home looks very uncertain.
The latest release from cult developer Suda 51 has failed to make an impact on the Japanese market.
Quick – there might be a new indie villain in town!
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.
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.