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The Yo-kai Watch Movie Isn’t Out Yet And It’s Already Breaking Records

By Sato . November 3, 2014 . 3:15am

The Yo-kai Watch craze carried over through the series’ second installment, and the upcoming film already broke ticket pre-sale records.

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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.

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A Look At Some Of Yo-kai Watch 2’s Third Version’s Exclusive Monsters

By Sato . October 15, 2014 . 12:50am

Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner will feature a special Orochi Kyubi among various other special yokai monsters that can join your party.

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Yo-kai Watch 2 Gets A Third Version This December

By Sato . October 10, 2014 . 9:58am

The title of the third version is Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner, or shinuchi, which means “star performer”.

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Keiji Inafune On What It Takes To Create A Successful Mixed Media Franchise

By Ishaan . September 26, 2014 . 5:29pm

Mighty No. 9 project lead Keiji Inafune talks about the right way to go about creating a mixed-media franchise.

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This Week In Sales: Ouch, Bayonetta 2

By Ishaan . September 24, 2014 . 9:00am

Last week saw the release of Bayonetta 2 in Japan, and the game sold 38,828 copies.

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This Week In Sales: Super Smash Bros. 3DS And Destiny

By Ishaan . September 17, 2014 . 9:01am

Media Create have revealed that, at retail, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS sold 944,644 copies.

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This Week In Sales: Square Enix Releases Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

By Ishaan . August 27, 2014 . 12:56pm

Out last week in Japan were two versions of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls—one for PlayStation 3 and one for PlayStation 4.

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This Week In Sales: Hyrule Warriors

By Ishaan . August 20, 2014 . 9:00am

Koei Tecmo released Hyrule Warriors in Japan, and the game sold 69,090 copies in its first week.

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This Week In Sales: Senran Kagura 2 Makes Its Debut

By Ishaan . August 13, 2014 . 9:00am

Senran Kagura 2 saw the lowest opening of any Senran Kagura title to date.

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Summer Vacation Keeps Japan’s Popular Games Going, Amidst Lack Of New Releases

By Ishaan . August 8, 2014 . 4:31pm

Owing to a lack of new releases, software sales in Japan dropped sharply last week. On the bright side, Summer vacation kept popular titles such as Yo-kai Watch 2 and Mario Kart 8 relevant.

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This Week In Sales: New Games Were Released? Yo-kai Watch 2 Doesn’t Care

By Ishaan . August 6, 2014 . 1:57pm

Taking the #1 spot for another week in a row was Yo-kai Watch 2, which was just a few digits away from breaking the 2 million threshold.

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Despite Great Games, Nintendo 3DS Sales In Japan Are Still Behind Last Year’s

By Ishaan . August 1, 2014 . 2:29pm

Nintendo 3DS software sales in Japan are doing very well. Hardware sales… not so much.

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Yo-kai Watch 2 Ships Two Million Units

By Spencer . August 1, 2014 . 12:41am

Jibanyan the cat yokai from Yo-kai Watch is rubbing his paws in money. Level-5’s RPG series is even bigger with Yo-kai Watch 2. As of July 31, two million units of Yo-kai Watch 2 have been shipped in Japan.

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This Week In Sales: Yoshi’s New Island Arrives In Time For A Corpse Party

By Ishaan . July 30, 2014 . 11:01am

Last week, Nintendo released Yoshi’s New Island for the Nintendo 3DS, while 5pb released the latest Corpse Party game.

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