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For Honor debuts at No.1 in Japan

Ubisoft’s For Honor marched straight to No.1 in Japan last week, shifting 41,987 units during its first five days on sale, according to the latest data from Famitsu. While not quite as impressive a start as the previous week’s No.1 Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional, which sold over 115,000 …

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3DS sales rise in Japan following latest Dragon Quest Monsters launch

Nintendo 3DS sales are up in Japan after the successful launch of the latest title in Square Enix’s Dragon Quest Monsters series, according to the latest market data from Famitsu. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional went straight in at No.1 in Japan last week, shifting over 115,000 units. 3DS …

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Resident Evil 7 was January’s best-selling game in the US, says NPD

The US games industry spend shrunk in January 2017, according to the latest report from NPD, showing a decline of 4 per cent year on year. Total industry spend reached $611m in January 2017, with a decline in hardware sales being the main factor behind the lack of growth. The …

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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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Capcom’s digital sales increased 21.1% in 2016 to 6.1m units

Capcom has released its latest financial report for the nine months ending December 2016, but while net sales and operating income have both fallen for the company year-on-year, accelerated digital sales and higher sales of flagship software titles have given Capcom’s consumer business its first market expansion in four years. …

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Pokémon Sun and Moon have sold 14.69m, now third-best selling 3DS game to date

Pokmon Sun and Moon have collectively sold 14.69m units, Nintendo confirmed this morning, making it the company’s third best-selling 3DS game to date. The figure comes from the company’s latest consolidated financial results for the nine months ended December 31st 2016. After a stellar sales period over Christmas, Pokmon Sun …

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ESA responds to Trump’s travel ban

American video games trade body The ESA has released a statement urging Donald Trump’s White House to exercise caution” with regards to its immigration policies. The organisation says that it recognises national security concerns, but that US games industry needs to have access to labour from abroad. This follows Donald …

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US digital market grew 16% year-on-year in December 2016

The US digital console market grew 16 per cent year-on-year in December 2016, compared with a 16 per cent drop year-on-year at US retail during the same period. That’s according to the latest report from data research firm SuperData. December was the worst month in two decades for the US console …

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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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