Entries in 'Japan' (374)
New news from Japan is suggesting that SCEJ has now confirmed that it has stopped manufacturing the PSPgo.
According to estimates from Enterbrain CEO Hirokazu Hamamura, the earthquake that hit Japan in March has cost the country's games sector in the region of £55m.
PlayStation platform holder Sony has said that it may have to close some of its company premises in Japan later this year.
Having topped the Japanese hardware charts since its launch in late February, Sony's PSP this week managed to recapture its former place at the top of the listings.
2010 was once described as "the year of the PlayStation" and Sony looks like it has come up trumps – in Japan at least.
A Japanese earthquake and tsunami relief fund made available by Sony over the PlayStation Network has raised around $1.3m.
Sony has stated that the manufacturing disruption caused by the fallout of last month's earthquake and tsunami last month could force it to alter its NGP launch plans.
Almost every games platform on the market saw declining hardware sales this week.
Developer Irem has stopped production of its Disaster Report games following Japan’s tsunami and earthquake.
Kenji Matsubara, the former Tecmo Koei CEO, is to join Zynga’s Japanese business arm.
Ignition Entertainment believes the market for games that specifically target Japanese consumers is diminishing.
I should probably start by saying that while MCV has covered some stories stemming from how the tragic earthquake that struck Japan has affected the industry, in general we've tried ...
The Nintendo 3DS shifted 209,623 units in its first full week on sale in Japan, outperforming every other format combat.
Two key console releases have seen their release dates pushed back in Japan following the terrible destruction suffered by the country at the end of last week.
The Bank of Japan has pledged to pump in the region of £100bn into the Japanese economy as the nation wakes up to stock market instability in the aftermath of ...
Sega and its UK studio Sports Interactive have pledged to donate a portion of revenues to a Japan earthquake relief fund.
It hits Xbox Live Arcade in Europe and the US today, but the Japanese release of Microsoft published RPG Torchlight has been abandoned at the last minute.
Professor Layton’s latest adventure was the best-selling 3DS launch title, with over 117,500 copies sold during the handheld’s opening weekend.
The 3DS has sold more than 400,000 units during its launch weekend in Japan.
After a period of intense interest amongst certain parts of the online games community, Atlus' PS3 and Xbox 360 outingCatherine has debuted at the top of the Japanese software charts.
Weekly Japanese games magazine Famitsu has gone live with its reviews of the 3DS software line-up ahead of the machine's global debut in the territory on February 26th.