Post 365032

No, Zelda Isn’t Dead In Japan… But It Could Do Better

By Ishaan . January 10, 2014 . 9:31am

A look at how The Legend of Zelda series has been doing on Nintendo’s portables in Japan.

Post 364811

This Week In Sales: Congratulations, Namco And Level 5

By Ishaan . January 9, 2014 . 1:00pm

The first week of the year tends to be a time for spending in Japan, and a number of games benefited from that last week.

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This Week In Sales: A Link Between Worlds

By Ishaan . January 8, 2014 . 11:01am

On December 26th, 2013, Nintendo released The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds in Japan. Let’s take a look at how the game did.

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This Week In Sales: At Last… Drakengard 3

By Ishaan . December 25, 2013 . 12:30pm

Last week, Square Enix released Drakengard 3 for the PlayStation 3 in Japan, and the game sold 114,024 copies in its first week

Post 360508

Puzzle & Dragons Z Ships 1 Million Copies In Japan

By Ishaan . December 20, 2013 . 1:33am

Puzzle & Dragons Z shipments have already crossed the 1 million mark in the game’s second week on store shelves.

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The Attack on Titan Game Appears To Be Doing Well

By Ishaan . December 19, 2013 . 11:30am

Judging by appearances, Attack on Titan isn’t a high-budget game, but that hasn’t prevented it from doing reasonably well.

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This Week In Sales: Puzzle & Dragons Z Gets Off To A Rocket Start

By Ishaan . December 18, 2013 . 2:05pm

Last week, the Nintendo 3DS received another high-profile game to adds to its repertoire, courtesy of Gung Ho Online Entertainment.

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This Week In Sales: Attack on Titan Launches Its Assault

By Ishaan . December 11, 2013 . 12:58pm

Last week saw another barrage of new game releases in Japan. The best-selling was Sony’s Gran Turismo 6, which opened at 204,784 copies.

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This Week In Sales: Hatsune Miku Returns In Project Mirai 2

By Ishaan . December 4, 2013 . 1:27pm

Last week, Sega released rhythm game Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 in Japan. Meanwhile, it looks like the holidays may have begun to work their charms on the Japanese videogame market.

Post 355524

Monster Hunter 4 Has Moved Over 4 Million Copies In Japan

By Ishaan . December 3, 2013 . 9:41pm

Capcom have shipped 4 million copies of Monster Hunter 4 in Japan thus far, the publisher has announced.

Post 354496

Super Mario 3D World Had A Fairly Low Launch Shipment In Japan

By Ishaan . November 30, 2013 . 2:00pm

Nintendo didn’t ship very many copies of Super Mario 3D World for the game’s launch in Japan, which means either they had realistic expectations or that retailers did.

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Square Enix Shipped Far Fewer Copies Of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By Ishaan . November 29, 2013 . 12:01pm

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII made its debut in Japan last week, and a report from sales tracker Media Create gives us a better idea of how it did.

Post 353738

Will PS Vita TV Help Vita Sales In Japan? Not Any Time Soon.

By Ishaan . November 27, 2013 . 3:05pm

Will Vita TV help significantly increase PlayStation Vita sales in Japan? This was the question on the minds of games industry watchers a few months ago when the device was first revealed.

Post 353724

Lightning Returns Had The Lowest Opening Sales Of Any Final Fantasy XIII Game

By Ishaan . November 27, 2013 . 1:35pm

Last week, Square Enix released Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII in Japan, and the game sold 277,082 copies in its first week.

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This Week In Sales: Not Even Super Mario 3D World Can Lift Wii U Sales

By Ishaan . November 27, 2013 . 1:00pm

Super Mario 3D World’s first-week sales are the lowest of any Mario game released in the past seven years.

Post 352397

God Eater 2 Sells Through 76% Of Shipment On PS Vita

By Ishaan . November 22, 2013 . 11:31am

Japanese sales tracker Media Create gives us a better idea of how God Eater 2 did in its opening week.

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