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Zelda Producer Explains Why He’d Rather Hire Someone With Interests Outside Of Gaming

By Sato . July 8, 2019 . 8:00am

Nintendo is working on a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and series producer Eiji Aonuma talked about what kind of people he wants working with him on the Zelda team.

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Weekly Famitsu Sales: Noby Gets The Bread In Doraemon: Story of Seasons’ Debut

By Sato . June 19, 2019 . 3:00pm

Last week in Japan, we saw the debut of Doraemon: Story of Seasons for the Nintendo Switch which had a pretty solid debut. Hardware sales were also up during the week of June 10 through June 16, 2019.

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E3 2019’s Top Twitter Moments Came From Nintendo, Keanu Reeves, And Final Fantasy VII Remake

By Sato . June 18, 2019 . 2:00pm

E3 2019 is now behind us and we got some insight from Twitter on some of its biggest moments,which regions drove the most engagement, what new game was most tweeted about the most, and more.

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Weekly Famitsu Sales: Nintendo Switch Continues To Dominate The Charts

By Sato . June 6, 2019 . 2:00pm

Last week in Japan, it was another quiet week in video game software and hardware sales. Famitsu’s weekly sales chart shows that for the second week in a row a game has failed to reach the 10,000 mark.

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Weekly Famitsu Sales: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Short-Hops To The Top

By Sato . May 29, 2019 . 8:00am

Last week in Japan, things were slow in video game hardware and software sales without any new and exciting releases, but that didn’t stop Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from topping Famitsu’s weekly sales chart.

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Weekly Famitsu Sales: Ys RE:Memories of Celcelate[st] – Kai

By Sato . May 22, 2019 . 3:00pm

Ys: Memories of Celceta first released for the PS Vita in September 2012 and it made its way to PlayStation 4 last week in Japan to top Famitsu’s weekly video game sales chart.

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Weekly Famitsu Sales: Nintendo Switch Passes PlayStation 4 In Japan

By Sato . May 16, 2019 . 2:00pm

After a small break for Golden Week earlier this month, Famitsu is back with two weeks of video game sales from April 29 to May 12, during which the Switch surpassed the PS4 in total unit sales in Japan.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild And Mario Odyssey Updates Drastically Improved Load Times

By Sato . April 29, 2019 . 4:00am

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey recently got their 1.6.0 and 1.3.0 updates, respectively, and it’s been found that the updates snuck in some drastic load time improvements.

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Here Are The Top-20 Games Of The Heisei Era As Voted By Famitsu Readers

By Sato . April 24, 2019 . 12:00am

Famitsu recently held a poll for its readers to vote for their favorite games that released in the Heisei period (Jan 8, 1989 – May 1, 2019), and this week’s issue of the magazine has revealed the full top-20.

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Minecraft Group Team-Kyo Recreate Hyrule Castle Before The Fall From Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

By Alistair . April 22, 2019 . 5:00pm

Nintendo shared a new video of Hyrule Castle from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as imagined before the fall of Hyrule, recreated in Minecraft by Team-Kyo.

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Famitsu Readers’ Top-3 Heisei Era Games Are Chrono Trigger, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, NieR: Automata

By Sato . April 22, 2019 . 5:30am

With Japan transitioning into the Reiwa period on May 1, 2019, Famitsu held a poll for readers to vote on their favorite games from the Heisei period, which began on January 8, 1989.

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Here’s How The Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit Works With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

By Sato . April 17, 2019 . 4:00am

Starting April 25, the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR KIT will become compatible with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild through a new update. Technical director Takuhiro Dohta explains how it’ll work.

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Weekly Famitsu Sales: Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission’s Debut Is Over 70,000

By Sato . April 10, 2019 . 3:00pm

Last week in Japan, we saw the debut of the Nintendo Switch game Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission as the key release, along with strong follow-up sales from Yoshi’s Crafted World and Sekiro.

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This Week In Sales Finale: Shadows Only Live Twice, Sales Are Forever

By Sato . March 27, 2019 . 3:00pm

Last week in Japan was a bit of a bittersweet week, as it saw the release of big titles like Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Super Robot Wars T, and Atelier Lulua, but it was also the final week of the sales column

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This Week In Sales: A One-2 Open-World Punch

By Sato . March 20, 2019 . 3:00pm

Last week in Japan, we saw big debuts including a couple open-world games in The Division 2 and One Piece: World Seeker, LoveR, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Music and Arts Clips, and Samurai Warriors 4 DX.