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Harvest Moon: A New Beginning Shipments Nearly 300,000 In Japan

By Sato . December 17, 2014 . 4:31pm

Marvelous AQL announced that they’re about to reach a total of 300,000 copies shipped for the game.

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This Week In Sales: Yo-kai Watch 2 Invades Japan (Again)

By Ishaan . December 17, 2014 . 12:29pm

Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner, the third version of Yo-kai Watch 2, was released in Japan last week and sold 1.24 million copies in its first week. Meanwhile, Level 5 said in a press release that between all three versions Yo-kai Watch 2 has shipped 5 million units.

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Link Was The Most Popular Amiibo In Japan, Too

By Ishaan . December 12, 2014 . 11:01am

Nintendo’s Amiibo figurines sold 104,000 units across 18 characters at launch.

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This Week In Sales: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

By Ishaan . December 10, 2014 . 11:58am

Last week, Nintendo finally released Super Smash Bros. for Wii U in Japan.

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This Week In Sales: Phantasy Star Nova Takes A Dive

By Ishaan . December 3, 2014 . 10:31am

Phantasy Star Nova and Etrian Odyssey Untold II both see lower sales than their predecessors.

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Pokémon Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire Had A Similar Launch To HeartGold And SoulSilver In Japan

By Ishaan . December 2, 2014 . 2:01pm

While their sales weren’t as high as those of last year’s Pokémon X and Y, they were similar to the sales of Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver.

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Pokémon’s Audience Is Growing Older

By Ishaan . December 1, 2014 . 12:29pm

Pokémon is picking up more and more adults, but this might be happening at the cost of younger players.

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This Week In Sales: Pokémon Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire

By Ishaan . November 26, 2014 . 10:31am

Last week, The Pokémon Company released Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire in Japan, and the games sold 1,418,168 copies across all retail SKUs.

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This Week In Sales: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Sees A Drop

By Ishaan . November 19, 2014 . 12:00pm

Last week, Square Enix published Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in Japan, on behalf of Activision Blizzard.

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New Nintendo 3DS Is Performing Similarly To Nintendo DSi In Japan

By Ishaan . November 17, 2014 . 2:29pm

Japanese sales tracker Media Create says the New Nintendo 3DS should be able to reach 1.2 million units sold by the end of the year.

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This Week In Sales: The LEGO Movie Videogame

By Ishaan . November 12, 2014 . 10:29am

The only new release in Japan last week was The LEGO Movie Videogame.

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This Week In Sales: Slow Sales Strike Again

By Ishaan . November 5, 2014 . 11:02am

Last week saw the release of a number of prominent Western games in Japan, including Sunset Overdrive, Metro Redux and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

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The PlayStation 4 Version Of The Evil Within Didn’t Do So Well In Japan

By Ishaan . October 31, 2014 . 10:29am

The Evil Within sold 124,244 copies across PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in Japan, but the PS3 version actually performed more in line with expectations.

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This Week In Sales: Tales of The Evil Within

By Ishaan . October 29, 2014 . 11:00am

Last week saw the release of Bethesda and Tango Gameworks’ The Evil Within in Japan.

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Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner Pre-Orders Start Out Strong

By Ishaan . October 28, 2014 . 3:57pm

Japanese sales tracker Media Create says that Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner began accepting pre-orders two weeks ago, and saw pre-orders of 231,000 copies.