Entries in 'Japan' (122)
2012 3DS release Animal Crossing: New Leaf broke back into the Japanese Top Ten last week, according to the latest data from Famitsu.
UPDATE: It has emerged that the Japanese console games market in 2014 had its worst performance for 24 years.
Level 5's insanely popular Yokai Watch series continues to rule the Japanese charts, according to market data provided by Famitsu.
A limited edition version of Sony’s PS4 saw the console increase sales by a factor of five week-on-week in Japan last week, Famitsu data reveals.
The Wii U release of Super Smash Bros has sent Nintendo’s console back up the Japanese hardware charts, according to the latest data from Famitsu.
107,638 unit sales weren’t enough to see Sega’s new Vita RPG Phantasy Star Nova knock Nintendo’s new Pokemon games from the top of the weekly Japanese charts.
The 3DS XL is being dropped in Japan before its successor has even been released in the West.
Specialist game retailers may be dead in Japan by the end of the decade, it has been warned.
Western FPS king Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has beaten a firm Japanese favourite to the top of the Japanese weekly charts.
CEO Naoto Hiraoka speaks exclusively to MCV about bringing Japanese sensibility to the West, pairing with Sega, sticking with Vita and remaining unpredictable
The 3DS XL has slipped below the PS4 in the Japanese hardware charts, according to the latest data provided by Famitsu.
The latest iterations of Nintendo’s popular handheld console have been big sellers since they launched in Japan in October, according to data provided by Famitsu.
Monster Hunter 4G has remained top of the Japanese software chart for a second week, according to the latest data provided by Famitsu.
Monster Hunter 4G shifts 1.6m units in first week in Japan; 230k New 3DS consoles sold in its first two days
Nintendo’s New 3DS consoles are off to a strong start in Japan, according to data provided by Famitsu.
It looks like Nintendo’s latest handheld has got off to a strong start in its traditional heartland.
Nintendo’s 3DS fighting game Super Smash Bros is on top of the Japanese software charts for the fourth week, according to data provided by Famitsu.
Xbox One has got off to a slow start in Japan, but Microsoft has vowed to continue with its ongoing struggle to achieve success in the region.
Nintendo’s all-star brawler Super Smash Bros for 3DS remains at the top of the Japanese software charts for a third week running, according to data provided by Famitsu.
Super Smash Bros on 3DS is top of the Japanese charts for the second week in a row according to data provided by Famitsu.
Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros has had a very strong debut in Japan.
This week the Xbox One finally launched in Japan and was the best-selling hardware for the week according to data provided by Famitsu.
The Japanese launch of Xbox One has failed to match the numbers seen when the Xbox 360 launched back in 2005.
Smash hit 3DS title Yokai Watch 2 has finally been knocked off the Japanese software chart top spot, according to the latest data from Famitsu.
Microsoft’s Xbox One console will arrive in 28 new countries during September, including launches in Japan and China.
Japanese story-driven games and visual novels such as 999 and Danganronpa have established a dedicated niche following here in the West.