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This Week In Sales: The Start Of A New Year

By Ishaan . January 8, 2015 . 9:57am

Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner led the charge for another week in a row, selling 208,000 copies.

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This Week In Sales: Christmas Week

By Ishaan . January 7, 2015 . 10:29am

The highest-selling game of the week was, of course, Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner, which is now at 2 million copies sold at retail.

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Japanese Hardware Sales Fail To Impress In The Lead-Up To Christmas

By Ishaan . December 30, 2014 . 9:31am

In the week prior to Christmas week, videogame hardware sales in Japan are down significantly compared to last year.

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This Week In Sales: Final Fantasy Explorers Explores Japan

By Ishaan . December 24, 2014 . 9:34am

Last week, Square Enix released Final Fantasy Explorers in Japan and the game sold 161,197 copies in its first week.

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The Dragon Quest Metal Slime Edition PS4 Sold 38,000 Units In Japan

By Ishaan . December 23, 2014 . 3:00pm

It helped that each of the Dragon Quest-themed consoles came with a download code for Dragon Quest Heroes.

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Level 5 Are Trying To Keep Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner In Stock This Holiday

By Ishaan . December 23, 2014 . 10:30am

Japanese sales tracker Media Create reports that Headliner sold through 84.77% of its shipment.

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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.