Entries in 'famitsu' (22)

PS3 overtakes Wii U in Japan to become top-selling home console again

PS3 overtakes Wii U in Japan to become top-selling home console again

The PS3 has once again become the top-selling home console in Japan, according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 3:35PM in News
3DS sales spike in Japan thanks to Yokai Watch 2 release

3DS sales spike in Japan thanks to Yokai Watch 2 release

The original Nintendo 3DS has seen sales sharply rise this week in Japan, according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
PS4 slips behind PS3 in Japan

PS4 slips behind PS3 in Japan

The PlayStation 3 trumped the PS4 this week in Japan according weekly chart data provided by Famitsu.

by Alex Calvin
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

An increase in hardware sales and a decrease in software has left the Japanese games market flat for the first half of 2014, according to Famitsu data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:37AM in News

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Watch Dogs debuts at No.2 in Japan; Wii U maintains PS4 lead

Watch Dogs debuts at No.2 in Japan; Wii U maintains PS4 lead

Ubisoft has secured a very respectable No.2 in the Japanese charts with the PS4 version of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Wii U sales back to pre-Mario Kart 8 levels in Japan

Wii U sales back to pre-Mario Kart 8 levels in Japan

The Mario Kart 8 effect on Wii U sales appears to be over in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Wii U sales fall in Japan as Vita sales creep back up

Wii U sales fall in Japan as Vita sales creep back up

The PlayStation Vita has crept ahead of Wii U in Japan as the momentum gained from the release of Mario Kart 8 has started to wear off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
3DS console sales up in Japan thanks to new releases

3DS console sales up in Japan thanks to new releases

Sales of the 3DS XL and 3DS rose this week thanks to a number of new releases, according to Japanese market data provided by Famitsu.

by Alex Calvin
on Jun 11th 2014 at 2:00PM in News

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Wii U outsells PS4 in Infamous' first week in Japan

Wii U outsells PS4 in Infamous' first week in Japan

Nintendo’s Wii U has outsold the PlayStation 4 this week in Japan according to sales data provided by Famitsu.

by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2014 at 1:11PM in News
Wii U nearly catches PS4 in Japan

Wii U nearly catches PS4 in Japan

Console sales fell this week in Japan despite a number of new titles coming to stores, Japanese sales data from Famitsu reveals.

by Alex Calvin
on May 21st 2014 at 1:00PM in News
3DS games dominate Japanese Top Ten

3DS games dominate Japanese Top Ten

Sales of Nintendo’s handheld continue to grow in Japan as the console takes hold of the Top Ten, according to Japanese sales data from Famitsu.

by Alex Calvin
on May 14th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
3DS sales spike on Mario Golf launch in Japan

3DS sales spike on Mario Golf launch in Japan

3DS sales leapt up last week in Japan on the back of Mario Golf: World Tour.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 8th 2014 at 1:00PM in News

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Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Both 3DS and Vita saw decent upturns in unit sales last week thanks to two big new Top Ten releases, the latest Japanese sales data from Famitsu reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Anime sensation Youkai Watch holds Final Fantasy XIV from No.1 in Japan

Anime sensation Youkai Watch holds Final Fantasy XIV from No.1 in Japan

Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIV debuted at No.2 in this week's Japanese chart, the latest Famitsu data reveals.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Sony’s PlayStation Vita was the best selling console in Japan last week according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Dark Souls II and 3DS win March chart battles in Japan

Dark Souls II and 3DS win March chart battles in Japan

From Software’s Dark Souls II was the best selling game in Japan throughout March, the latest Famitsu data reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 1:00PM in News

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3DS regains lead as PS4 sales slip in Japan

3DS regains lead as PS4 sales slip in Japan

Nintendo’s 3DS is back in front in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 2:37PM in News
PS4 sales up but Vita wins weekly hardware race in Japan

PS4 sales up but Vita wins weekly hardware race in Japan

Sales of the PS4 were up 15 per cent but it’s the Vita that has claimed the weekly Japanese hardware sales crown, Famitsu sales data has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
PS4 passes 400k sales in Japan, pips Vita in charts

PS4 passes 400k sales in Japan, pips Vita in charts

PlayStation 4 is still the best-selling games console in Japan.

by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Japanese hardware market up 179.1% as PS4 arrives

Japanese hardware market up 179.1% as PS4 arrives

The games console hardware market enjoyed a sharp year-on-year increase in Japan thanks to the launch of PS4, Famitsu has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 12:08PM in News
'PS4 defied expectations in Japan'

'PS4 defied expectations in Japan'

PS4 launched in Japan, but just how big was it? Marketing and consulting chief Ricky Tanimoto of video game giant Famitsu and Enterbrain explains all to MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V becomes second Western game to grab 40/40 from Famitsu

Grand Theft Auto V becomes second Western game to grab 40/40 from Famitsu

Esteemed Japanese weekly games magazine Famitsu has awarded Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V an esteemed 40/40 review rating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 3:31PM in News