Entries in 'japanese' (13)
Name a hit games franchise from the 1980s or ‘90s and it’s bound to be a Japanese creation: Mario, Final Fantasy, Zelda, Pokémon, Pac-Man.
Japanese smash hit 3DS game Yo-Kai Watch will take the UK by storm, predicts Viz Media Europe.
Zoological lifestyle simulator Animal Crossing has held strong at the top of the Japanese charts in a week dominated by Nintendo.
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 ...
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.
When you peruse the list of games coming out this year, it’s fair to say that a title based on a Japanese comic series probably isn’t the first thing you ...
PlayStation Vita-exclusive franchise Danganronpa has helped to establish a market for Japanese visual novel games in the West.
If there were ever a week to highlight the disparity between the UK and Japanese games software markets, it would be this one.
Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin was the best-selling game of last week in Japan, but its success couldn’t keep PS4 hardware sales buoyant.
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.
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.