Entries in 'japanese' (73)
The Japanese video games market suffered an overall decline of eight per cent year-on-year in 2011, according to the latest Famitsu data.
Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has achieved a rare feat for a Western-developed FPS by debuting at the top of the Japanese software charts.
Ahead of its release in the UK this Friday (October 7th) Namco Bandai’s famously hard RPG Dark Souls has debuted at No.1 in the weekly Japanese software charts.
The PlayStation Vita will launch with 20 boxed retail games and six digital PSN games when it arrives in Japan on December 17th.
It may have conquered the UK High Street, but Tesco has said enough is enough and called time on its Japanese ambitions.
Though Xbox 360 continues to perform astonishingly well for its age in the West, its fortunes in Japan are looking increasingly grim.
Having very much taken the back seat to PSP in the weeks that have followed its debut in Japan, Nintendo 3DS is finally back at the top of Media Create's ...
Despite grabbing lots of the E3 headlines with its impressive showing of the new Tomb Raider game, a senior Square Enix exec has said that this year's show has painted ...
The British Red Cross has published an open letter to the European PlayStation community to give thanks for the support it offered following March's Japanese earthquake.
Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has finally admitted that many countries will not enjoy voice recognition support for Kinect when the device arrives in Europe in November.
The Japanese games industry can’t match the technical advances of the US and Japanese gamers aren’t really interested in consoles anymore – that’s the assessment of Epic Games’ famed designer ...
That Japanese publishing giant Capcom can criticise one of its own games for “feeling too Japanese” is a perfect example of the increasingly Westward-facing outlook gripping the modern console industry.
Early numbers from Famitsu publisher Enterbrain claim that the Japanese market suffered a slight annual decline for the fiscal year ending March 31st.
Its Western impact may remain limited for the time being, but Monster Hunter is one of gaming’s key franchises in Japan – and hot on the heels of the brand’s ...
Having been neck and neck through much of the year in the Japanese video games market, hardware sales figures from Enterbrain suggest that Nintendo’s Wii managed to lurch ahead in ...
Famitsu publisher Enterbrain has claimed that 2009 was yet again a year of decline for the video games industry in Japan with both hardware and software sales suffering year-on-year decreases.
The president of Square Enix – the increasingly Western-facing Japan-headquartered publishing empire – has refuted the widely held view that the Japanese game industry is in decline.
Western gamers still face a long wait for the release of Final Fantasy XIII, but the Japanese anticipation has reached fever-pitch ahead of the release of the PS3 version of ...
Ahead of its release in the territory tomorrow, it has been revealed that the notorious ‘No Russian’ airport massacre level in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been edited ...