Entries in 'Japan' (86)
A kids game for handhelds that involves capturing fantastical creatures, then battling them against rival monsters. Stop us if you’ve heard this one before.
Nintendo has revealed Star Fox Zero will launch on Wii U this April.
Blockbuster shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops III has shot to number one in the Japanese retail charts, fighting off a number of home-grown titles.
In a contrast to the UK’s Halo-ruled rankings, Japan’s retail charts were last week dominated by home-grown titles from the territory.
Japanese smash hit 3DS game Yo-Kai Watch will take the UK by storm, predicts Viz Media Europe.
RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD has shot to the top of the Japanese software charts in its first week.
Wii U exclusive Super Mario Maker is riding high once again in Japan, as it fought off competition from Uncharted and FIFA to take the chart top spot.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2016’s Japanese launch has highlighted the huge number of gamers still playing on older consoles.
Among the news to emerge from Sony’s pre-TGS press briefing yesterday was confirmation of three new games heading to PlayStation.
Super Mario Maker has made quite the impression during its first week on sale in Japan.
Sony has cut ¥5,000 (£30) off the price of the PS4 in Japan.
Japanese publisher Experience has announced its intention to release two JRPGs on Xbox One.
Bandai Namco has confirmed an exact release date for Dark Souls III in Japan.
Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid swansong sold almost half a million copies across PS3 and PS4 in its debut week.
A particularly gory scene in new PS4 title Until Dawn has been omitted from the Japanese version of the game.
A menagerie of robots, animals, ghosts and squid battled it out at the top of the Japanese games charts last week.
Zoological lifestyle simulator Animal Crossing has held strong at the top of the Japanese charts in a week dominated by Nintendo.
Square Enix is no longer the publisher of Call of Duty in Japan.
Square Enix’s Dive In game streaming service is to come to an end before its first birthday.
Four new releases in the Japanese software Top Ten last week wasn’t enough to dethrone continued phenomenon and chart success Yokai Watch.
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.