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This Week In Sales: Black Ops 4 Keeps The Series’ Selling Spree Going In Japan

By Sato . October 17, 2018 . 2:00pm

Last week, Japan didn’t have as many new title releases, but it did have quite a big one in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, which managed to continue the strong sales for the series with record numbers.

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European Taiko no Tatsujin Demos Now Available For Nintendo Switch And PlayStation 4

By Jenni . October 12, 2018 . 7:00am

People with European PlayStation Store and Nintendo eShop accounts can now download a Taiko no Tatsujin demo for Drum Session or Drum ‘n’ Fun.

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This Week In Sales: Super Mario Parties With Mega Man 11 And Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

By Sato . October 10, 2018 . 2:00pm

Last week, Japan had three major releases with Super Mario Party for Nintendo Switch, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey on PS4, and Mega Man 11 for PS4 and Switch.

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This Week In Sales: Debuts For Trails of Cold Steel IV, Warriors Orochi 4, And TWEWY: Final Remix

By Sato . October 3, 2018 . 2:00pm

Last week, Japan had a big week full of major releases including The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV, Warriors Orochi 4, Utawarerumono: Zan, The World Ends With You: Final Remix, and more.

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This Week In Sales: Steins;Gate Elite, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Torna, And Arland Ateliers

By Sato . September 26, 2018 . 2:00pm

Last week, Japan got several key releases with Steins;Gate Elite on PS4, PS Vita, Switch, the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 retail version of Torna ~ The Golden Country, and the Atelier Arland remasters.

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This Week In Sales: Shadow of the Tomb Raider Swings In Next To Spider-Man

By Sato . September 19, 2018 . 9:45am

Last week, Japan, along with the rest of the world, got Crystal Dynamics’ latest Tomb Raider game in Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03 and Black Clover: Quartet Knights also had debuts.

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This Week In Sales: Spidey Sales Are Tingling

By Sato . September 13, 2018 . 8:00am

Last week, Japan had several releases including the anticipated Marvel’s Spider-Man on PlayStation 4, Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner – MARS, and SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy.

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God Eater 3, Tales of Vesperia, Jump Force, And More In Bandai Namco’s TGS 2018 Lineup

By Sato . September 4, 2018 . 3:00am

Tokyo Game Show 2018 is approaching and the latest company to share its lineup for the expo is Bandai Namco, with headlining titles such as Digimon Survive, Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition, Jump Force, more.

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This Week In Sales: My Hero One’s Justice Detroit Smashes Its Debut

By Sato . August 29, 2018 . 2:00pm

Last week, Japan saw a couple surprises in a week that had only a couple big releases in Conan Exiles for PS4 and My Hero One’s Justice on PS4 and Switch, plus a side of Killer and Strawberry for the PS Vita.

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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun’s Party Games Are Reminiscent Of Rhythm Heaven

By Alistair . August 24, 2018 . 6:00pm

Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! heavily advertised its Party Game mode pre-release, but is it worth the time? Playing through them, I found the experience very similar to a certain other rhythm game series.

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This Week In Sales: Obon Holidays Led By Taiko no Tatsujin, Splatoon 2, And Minecraft

By Sato . August 22, 2018 . 3:00pm

Last week Japan went through Obon, which is basically the Japanese Día de Muertos that lasts several days, so there weren’t any new releases in the top-20 which was mostly dominated by Switch games.

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This Week In Sales: Yakuza 3, Okami, And Layton’s Mystery Journey Return As Remasters

By Sato . August 15, 2018 . 3:00pm

Last week, Japan saw several HD remasters with the return of some big titles in Yakuza 3 on PS4, Okami and Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy on Nintendo Switch.

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Here Are Some Tips & Tricks For Playing Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun On Switch

By Sato . August 15, 2018 . 12:30am

Bandai Namco shared a new video that provides a variety of tips and tricks for the upcoming Switch rhythm game Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun and its Joy-Con motion control “Arcade Style.”

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Taiko No Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun Is Digital And Physical In Europe, Drum Session Is Digital

By Jenni . August 9, 2018 . 8:30am

In Europe, Bandai Namco has confirmed Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun will get a digital and physical release, while Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session is a PlayStation Store exclusive. Also, the North American and European track listings have been confirmed.

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This Week In Sales: Etrian Odyssey X Goes For One Last Adventure On The 3DS

By Sato . August 8, 2018 . 2:00pm

Last week, Japan got several new releases including Etrian Odyssey X, the last 3DS entry for the series along with Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution, WarioWare Gold, SaGa: Scarlet Grace, and more.