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Fire Emblem Echoes debuts at No.1 in Japan

The 3DS remake of Intelligent System’s Fire Emblem Gaiden for the NES went straight to No.1 in Japan last week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. The latest entry in the Fire Emblem handheld series, re-titled Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, shifted over 133,000 copies in its first …

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Monster Hunter XX tops Japanese charts again, Switch sales up 56 per cent

Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX has sold another 255,748 copies last week in Japan and topped Famitsu’s charts for the second consecutive week despite sales decreasing 74 per cent. Having shifted over 1m units during its first week, the title has now sold nearly 1.3m copies in just nine days. The …

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New 3DS XL up 138% in Japan thanks to Monster Hunter XX’s 1m sales

Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX has already smashed the 1m mark in Japan, according to the latest data from Famitsu, prompting a 138 per cent rise in New Nintendo 3DS LL sales compared to the previous week. Nintendo’s 2DS and New 3DS also saw a sales lift last week, growing 36 …

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Ghost Recon Wildlands claims Japanese No.1, while Switch sales fall 81%

Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Wildlands has displaced The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in the Japanese Top Ten to claim last week’s No.1 spot, according to the latest data from Famitsu. Ubisoft’s open world title sold 94,017 copies in its first week on shelves, while Breath of the Wild …

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Resident Evil 7 claims second No.1 in Japan

Capcom’s new Resident Evil title is once again No.1 in Japan according to market data from Famitsu. The game saw a 82 per cent decline in sale in its second week on shelves, with 42,165 units shifted. The horror title still charted ahead of Pokmon Sun and Moon, which sold …

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PS4 sales up 24% as Resident Evil 7 debuts at No.1 in Japan

Capcom’s new survival horror game has infected the Japanese Top Ten and gone straight to the top. That’s according to market data supplied by Famitsu, which indicates that the PS4 version of Resident Evil 7 went to No.1, selling 231,188 units in its first week on sale. The title charted …

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Gravity Rush 2 and Valkyria Revolution dominate Japan weekly charts

Gravity Rush 2 has gone straight in at No.1 in the Japanese games charts this week, according to the latest sales data from Famitsu. The PS4 exclusive RPG only managed to scrape 16th place in the UK charts this week, but in Japan this gravity-shifting adventure title sold 69,092 units …

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Japanese boxed games revenue dropped seven per cent in 2016

The Japanese boxed games market continues to fall in value, with revenue generated from boxed sales dipping seven per cent year-on-year. According to sales data provided by Famitsu, in 2016, hardware and software revenue dropped to 299.48bn from 2015’s 320.97bn. This is one of the lowest year for the Japanese …

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New 3DS XL sales up 361% in Japan as Pokémon Sun and Moon launch

In news that will come as no surprise, Pokemon Sun and Moon were the best-selling titles in Japan for the week ending November 20th, according to data from Famitsu. As previously reported, the duo sold 1.9m units between them in their first week on shelves in the region. While impressive, …

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Japanese Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Week One sales down 42% compared with Black Ops III

Week One sales of Call of Duty have also taken a dive in Japan, according to data from Famitsu. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sold 100,877 on PS4 in the region, compared with the combined 172,602 units of Black Ops III shifted on PS4 and PS3 last year. That’s a …

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