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This Week In Sales: God Eater 2 To The Rescue

By Ishaan . November 20, 2013 . 12:29pm

Last week, Namco Bandai released God Eater 2 for the PlayStation Vita and PSP in Japan. The game sold 266,326 copies on the Vita and another 112,024 copies on PSP.

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This Week In Sales: Vampires Return To Akiba In Akiba’s Trip 2

By Ishaan . November 13, 2013 . 1:35pm

Last week also saw the release of Battlefield 4 in Japan, which sold a very respectable number of copies at launch.

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The Little Battlers Is The Latest Victim Of Waning Popularity In Japan

By Ishaan . November 11, 2013 . 1:04pm

This trend isn’t restricted just to The Little Battlers either. Level 5’s other established franchises have steadily been dropping in early sales, too.

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This Week In Sales: Level 5 Returns With The Little Battlers Wars

By Ishaan . November 6, 2013 . 12:59pm

Last week, Level 5 released The Little Battlers Wars for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan, making the shift to an entirely new genre for the series.

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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Sold Through 85% Of Its Shipment At Launch

By Ishaan . November 2, 2013 . 5:00pm

Japanese sales tracker Media Create provide an tidbit in their weekly sales report—Chrono Phantasma sold through 86.36% of its shipment at launch.

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This Week In Sales: Little By Little, BlazBlue Is Growing

By Ishaan . October 30, 2013 . 2:27pm

Last week, Arc System Works released BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma for the PlayStation 3. The game sold close to 84,000 copies in its first week.

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Pokémon X And Y Sales Dropping Faster Than Pokémon Black And White

By Ishaan . October 27, 2013 . 5:00pm

Japanese sales tracker Media Create points out that Japanese sales of Pokémon X and Y dropped by 75% in their second week on store shelves.

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This Game Doesn’t Look Like Much, But It’s One Of Namco’s Biggest Successes

By Ishaan . October 26, 2013 . 3:30pm

Last week, Namco Bandai released a game in Japan called Sentouchuu: Survival Battle with the Legendary Ninjas. While it doesn’t look like much, the series has been a huge success for Namco so far.

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This Week In Sales: Namco Bandai Battles For Money With Ninjas

By Ishaan . October 23, 2013 . 11:30am

Sentouchuu: Survival Battle with the Legendary Ninjas is a sequel to Namco Bandai’s immensely successful Run For Money Tousouchuu, and it was released in Japan last week.

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Grand Theft Auto V Had The Best Debut Of Any GTA In Japan

By Ishaan . October 19, 2013 . 5:00pm

Japanese sales tracker Media Create reports that GTAV sold through 85.71% of its shipment on the PlayStation 3 and 92.57% of its shipment on Xbox 360 in its first week.

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Pokémon X And Y Sold Mainly To College Students In Japan

By Ishaan . October 18, 2013 . 9:00am

The majority of people that bought Pokémon X and Pokémon Y at launch in Japan were college students.

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This Week In Sales: At Last… Pokémon X And Pokémon Y

By Ishaan . October 16, 2013 . 12:30pm

Worldwide, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y sold 4 million copies in two days. Of those 4 million copies, 1.86 million were sold in Japan.

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Why Pokémon And Monster Hunter Being On The Same Platform Is A Big Deal

By Ishaan . October 15, 2013 . 10:05am

The majority of Monster Hunter 4 buyers is gradually shifting to a younger audience, according to retail stores in Japan. That’s a big deal, especially with Pokémon X and Y being on the same platform.

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Monster Hunter 4 Moves 3 Million Copies; Outsells Capcom’s Forecast

By Ishaan . October 14, 2013 . 10:47pm

Capcom expected to move 2.8 million copies of Monster Hunter 4 by March 31st, 2014. As of today, however, they’ve already moved over 3 million copies of the game.

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This Week In Sales: Monster Hunter 4 Won’t Budge From Its Top Spot

By Ishaan . October 9, 2013 . 2:04pm

Monster Hunter 4 remained at the top spot of the top-20 software sales chart, with no other game even coming close.

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This Week In Sales: Zelda: Wind Waker HD Fails To Impress

By Ishaan . October 2, 2013 . 1:30pm

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD was released in Japan last week, and sold a mere 30,000 copies.

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