Entries in 'japanese' (15)

Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

An increase in hardware sales and a decrease in software has left the Japanese games market flat for the first half of 2014, according to Famitsu data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Watch Dogs debuts at No.2 in Japan; Wii U maintains PS4 lead

Watch Dogs debuts at No.2 in Japan; Wii U maintains PS4 lead

Ubisoft has secured a very respectable No.2 in the Japanese charts with the PS4 version of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

The supposed Xbox One launch line-up has been revealed by Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Both 3DS and Vita saw decent upturns in unit sales last week thanks to two big new Top Ten releases, the latest Japanese sales data from Famitsu reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:00PM in News

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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