Entries in 'Japan' (160)
They might not be as big as Call of Duty or FIFA, but cult Japanese franchises boast a highly passionate audience with a fondness for merchandise. MCV heads East to ...
Japanese PlayStation 4 sales shot up this week as Batman: Arkham Knight launched in the country.
The latest video game craze in Japan is yet to run out of steam.
The latest Fire Emblem title for 3DS has remained at the number spot in Japan, with returning Top Ten entry Splatoon seeing resilient sales figures.
It’s pretty easy to surmise what game may have proved the inspiration for the latest Dragon Quest title.
Sales of Sony’s Vita handheld shot up in Japan last week as Atlus’ Persona 4: Dancing All Night hit stores.
The next instalment in the ever-widening Persona 4 universe is coming to Europe this year, in line with its North American launch.
When you peruse the list of games coming out this year, it’s fair to say that a title based on a Japanese comic series probably isn’t the first thing you ...
Sony's PlayStation Vita handheld has surpassed 4m sales in Japan.
Numbers from sales monitor Media Create suggest that Xbox One slipped to a saddening new low in Japan earlier this month.
The New 3DS XL is once again No.1 in Japan as a number of new 3DS titles make their debut.
It seems that Nintendo’s latest shooter still has legs (tentacles?) in Japan, as it outdoes a slew of new releases to remain top of the retail charts.
Nintendo’s inky shooter has topped the software charts in Japan, helping Wii U become the best-selling console in the country.
Nintendo’s lowest-tier Wii U offering is to be halted in Japan.
The (re)(re)release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 on PS4 wasn’t enough to stop the Japanese games industry slowing last week.
Square Enix is bringing one of its RPG cult classics to Nintendo’s current handheld.
The cross-over between casual phenomenon Puzzle and Dragons and Nintendo’s Mario IP is, unsurprisingly, a chart-topping combination in Japan.
Square Enix's sequel to 2012's Bravely Default goes straight to No.1 in the Japanese charts, according to market data provided by Famitsu.
PlayStation Vita-exclusive franchise Danganronpa has helped to establish a market for Japanese visual novel games in the West.
If there were ever a week to highlight the disparity between the UK and Japanese games software markets, it would be this one.
Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin was the best-selling game of last week in Japan, but its success couldn’t keep PS4 hardware sales buoyant.
Sony’s latest PS4 exclusive has been unseated during its second week in Japan as another new Bandai Namco release shot to the top.
Level-5 has announced that two of its big upcoming titles will be heading to smartphones instead of portable consoles.
This week was a busy period for the Japanese games market, with every single entry in the Top 10 for the region being a new release.
Last week’s Japanese retail charts resembled a bygone era, as the latest Final Fantasy and Resident Evil instalments topped the rankings.