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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe holds No.1 in Japan, reaching 366k in two weeks

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe held its No.1 spot on the Japanese charts last week, shifting another 86,313 units during its second week on sale. Nintendo’s revamped racer sold an astonishing 280,229 during its first week, taking its cumulative total to 366,542. That might be a fall of 69 per cent …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sets US series record

Nintendo has said that Switch title Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the fastest ever game in the series in the US. The platform holder says 459,000 copies were sold across physical and digital on its first day of release in the US on April 28th. That represents at attach ratio …

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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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Russia’s Mail.Ru launches $100m gaming division

One of Russia’s leading internet companies is making a bigger move into video games. Mail.Ru is the largest player in the Russian speaking internet world and already has a stake in the MMO and smartphone games scene in Eastern Europe, as well as in the global Russian games market. Now …

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Ubisoft teams up with Tencent for China-focused Might & Magic game

French publisher Ubisoft has joined forces with the biggest game company in the world to launch a new game designed specifically for China. Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos is a mobile game that will be published by Tencent in the region this June. It is being developed by …

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1TB PS4 Slim finally arrives in the US

US gamers are finally able to buy the PS4 Slim with 1TB of internal storage. Sony’s redesigned PS4 launched in both 1TB and 500GB flavours when it arrived in the UK, but for some reason the 1TB model has been missing from the American lineup until now. Best of all, …

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Monster Hunter XX claims third No.1 in Japan

Monster Hunter XX claimed its third No.1 in Japan last week, shifting another 121,847 units, according to the latest data from Famitsu. Sales dropped 52 per cent last week, but the title has now sold nearly 1.4m copies – an impressive feat after just 16 days on shelves. Koei Tecmo …

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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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Switch sales hit 500k in Japan

The latest figures from Media Create show that Nintendo’s new Switch console has hit an important milestone in the company’s homeland. DualShockers reports that as of March 26th Switch unit sales in Japan have hit just sky of 520,000. This figure was hit in under four weeks. Crucially, this puts …

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