Entries in 'Japan' (135)
Nintendo’s new all-star outing for Mario Party hasn’t been enough to outdo Sega’s latest virtual gangster offering in Japan.
Sony’s consoles have topped the Japanese hardware rankings once again, despite a week full of new titles for Nintendo’s 3DS platform.
Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors has been going for over 18 years now, with eight numbered releases and countless expansions and special editions.
Dragon Quest Heroes helps keep PS4 and Vita on top of the Japanese hardware charts for a second week
Square Enix’s new Dragon Quest spin-off has helped Sony’s PS4 and Vita place top of Japan’s hardware rankings once again.
The release of the next entry in Bandai Namco’s God Eater franchise has shaken up the Japanese retail charts.
Nintendo’s handheld RPG re-make The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D has entered the Japanese charts at No.1, Famitsu data reveals.
Japan continues to be one of the most lucrative games market in the world, despite the falling presence of console gaming in the region.
Dead or Alive producer on female representation: 'There is a cultural barrier between Japan and the West'
The producer for Dead or Alive has told MCV that controversy over the series’ approach to female representation may be the result of a cultural clash.
Six brand new releases resulted in a brand-new chart-topping title in Japan last week.
Japanese publisher and developer Idea Factory has set up shop in Europe.
Three new entries in the Japanese software charts push down previous top dogs Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi, and Pocket Monster Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.
A free-to-play entry in Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma series has been unveiled for release in Japan later this year.
Xbox One sales hit a new low in Japan last week, selling just 300 units within the time frame.
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.