Entries in 'japanese' (68)
EA’s military shooter Battlefield 4 has become the surprise game to knock Nintendo’s Pokemon X & Y from the top of the Media Create charts.
19 games will be available alongside PS4 when it launches in Japan on February 22nd 2014.
Sony has surprised gamers from its homeland with news of a significant wait for the console to be released in Japan.
It’s been easy to forget amongst the launch excitement that PS4 has yet to be dated in Japan.
The latest release from cult developer Suda 51 has failed to make an impact on the Japanese market.
Quick – there might be a new indie villain in town!
A failure to keep pace with changes to the international games market has hit the Japanese games industry hardest.
Nintendo’s Wii U failed to outsell Sony’s struggling PlayStation Vita in Japan last week.
The popularity of Nintendo’s 3DS in Japan shows no signs of abating with the device having now sold over 10m units in the territory.
Unconfirmed reports suggest that the Wii U sold 307,471 units in its first week on sale in Japan.
Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II has debuted in second place in the weekly Japanese software chart.
The PS3 version of resident Evil 6 has debuted at the top of the Japanese charts.
The established Nintendo narrative amongst European journalists seems to be quite negative at the moment, but the story in Japan could hardly be better.
The Japanese market for social network games is expected to soar over the course of the current year.
The significant Japanese aspirations of retail giant Tesco appear to be over.
Capcom’s open-world Dragon’s Dogma has debuted at the top of the Japanese software charts.
Sony’s PlayStation Vita has overtaken its predecessor the PSp for the first time since its launch week in Japan.
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.