Entries in 'Japan' (416)
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.
A failure to keep pace with changes to the international games market has hit the Japanese games industry hardest.
Professor Layton and Ni No Kuni developer Level-5 is currently developing three role-playing games for mobile platforms in Japan.
Despite two generations of failure in the Far East, Xbox One will be launched in Japan.
Nexon saw solid revenue and profit increases for the first quarter of its fiscal year, thanks to a major sales spike in Japan.
Premier League football club Manchester United has struck a deal that will see official social games launch in Japan.
Tomb Raider fans in Japan are being asked to buy $30 worth of additional content if purchasing the game on Steam.
The Japanese video games market grew by 1.2 per cent year-on-year for the 12 months ending March 31st.
Former Capcom developer Keiji Inafune has once again lashed out at Japanese games developers and the state of games development in the region.
Codemasters parent company Reliance Big Entertainment has acquired new studios in Korea and Japan with a view to increase its footprint in the two markets.
Sony Japan’s president Hiroshi Kawano has revealed that sales for Playstation Vita are up 400 per cent in Japan.
Nintendo’s Wii U failed to outsell Sony’s struggling PlayStation Vita in Japan last week.