Entries in 'japanese' (73)

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
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
Wii U finally overtakes Xbox 360 in Japan

Wii U finally overtakes Xbox 360 in Japan

Almost 15 months after it was released in the territory, Nintendo’s Wii U has finally overtaken Xbox 360 in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 2:55PM in News
VIDEO: Sony begins Japanese PS4 marketing with new TV spot

VIDEO: Sony begins Japanese PS4 marketing with new TV spot

The first TV spot for PS4 has gone live in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 3:05PM in News

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Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

GungHo’s console debut for its popular smartphone IP Puzzle & Dragons has enjoyed a tremendous first week in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 9:42AM in News
More Western success in Japan as Battlefield 4 knocks Pokemon from No.1

More Western success in Japan as Battlefield 4 knocks Pokemon from No.1

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 3:32PM in News
Sony confirms 19 games for PS4's Japanese launch

Sony confirms 19 games for PS4's Japanese launch

19 games will be available alongside PS4 when it launches in Japan on February 22nd 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
2014 release date confirmed for PS4 in Japan

2014 release date confirmed for PS4 in Japan

Sony has surprised gamers from its homeland with news of a significant wait for the console to be released in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 8:43AM in News

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Japanese PS4 release date to be announced next week

Japanese PS4 release date to be announced next week

It’s been easy to forget amongst the launch excitement that PS4 has yet to be dated in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 3:05PM in News
Grasshopper's Killer is Dead struggles in Japan

Grasshopper's Killer is Dead struggles in Japan

The latest release from cult developer Suda 51 has failed to make an impact on the Japanese market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 3:23PM in News
Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Quick – there might be a new indie villain in town!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Decline in boxed software sales is hitting Japanese market hardest

Decline in boxed software sales is hitting Japanese market hardest

A failure to keep pace with changes to the international games market has hit the Japanese games industry hardest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2013 at 2:04PM in News

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Japanese Wii U sales fall behind PlayStation Vita

Japanese Wii U sales fall behind PlayStation Vita

Nintendo’s Wii U failed to outsell Sony’s struggling PlayStation Vita in Japan last week.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Feb 27th 2013 at 2:55PM in News
Animal Crossing helps push 3DS sales past 10m in Japan

Animal Crossing helps push 3DS sales past 10m in Japan

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2013 at 12:33PM in News
Wii U sold 307k in its first week in Japan - report

Wii U sold 307k in its first week in Japan - report

Unconfirmed reports suggest that the Wii U sold 307,471 units in its first week on sale in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2012 at 9:27AM in News
Black Ops II debuts at No.2 in the Japanese charts

Black Ops II debuts at No.2 in the Japanese charts

Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II has debuted in second place in the weekly Japanese software chart.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 3:43PM in News

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Resident Evil 6 tops Japanese charts

Resident Evil 6 tops Japanese charts

The PS3 version of resident Evil 6 has debuted at the top of the Japanese charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2012 at 11:57AM in News
Andriasang has ceased updating

Andriasang has ceased updating

The creator of leading Japanese news portal Andriasang has announced the termination of the site.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2012 at 9:49AM in News
3DS passes 7m in Japan, claims entire software Top Ten

3DS passes 7m in Japan, claims entire software Top Ten

The established Nintendo narrative amongst European journalists seems to be quite negative at the moment, but the story in Japan could hardly be better.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2012 at 11:51AM in News
F2P expected to drive Japanese social games market up 30.7% in 2012

F2P expected to drive Japanese social games market up 30.7% in 2012

The Japanese market for social network games is expected to soar over the course of the current year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2012 at 1:51PM in News
Tesco abandons Japanese dream

Tesco abandons Japanese dream

The significant Japanese aspirations of retail giant Tesco appear to be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2012 at 9:35AM in News
Dragon's Dogma storms Japanese charts, breaks records

Dragon's Dogma storms Japanese charts, breaks records

Capcom’s open-world Dragon’s Dogma has debuted at the top of the Japanese software charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2012 at 12:44PM in News
Vita climbs above PSP in Japan

Vita climbs above PSP in Japan

Sony’s PlayStation Vita has overtaken its predecessor the PSp for the first time since its launch week in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 1:19PM in News