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JAPAN CHARTS: 3DS highest selling system, Monster Hunter tops software charts

JAPAN CHARTS: 3DS highest selling system, Monster Hunter tops software charts

The 3DS continues to be the highest selling gaming system in Japan, a third consecutive week. Again, Nintendo's new handheld system has topped the hardware charts for the week, selling 60,781 units... Read More

Dark Souls delayed by a week in Japan

Dark Souls delayed by a week in Japan

Spiritual successor to 2009's brilliant RPG Demon's Souls, Dark Souls, which was supposed to release in Japan on September 15th, will now release on September 22nd. From Software they've delaye... Read More

Used 3DS sales double in Japan in wake of price cut

Used 3DS sales double in Japan in wake of price cut

In an interesting turn of events, sales of used 3DS games have doubled in Japan, due to the price cut and the ambassador program. Media Create assumes the same thing that it is due to the 20 free NE... Read More

Tales of Xilia gets its second commerical

Tales of Xilia gets its second commerical

[HTML1] Check out this second commercial from Tales of Xilia, which shows incredible action. The cutscenes are of great quality and really shine here.Read More

Final Fantasy XIII-2 to be released in Europe “early 2012”

Final Fantasy XIII-2 to be released in Europe “early 2012”

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XIII-2 will be released in Europe in "early 2012". In Square's latest release schedule, it says that Final Fantasy XIII-2 will still release in US in Jan... Read More

Tales of Xilia’s theme song revealed

Tales of Xilia’s theme song revealed

[HTML1] Check out the full theme song from Tales of Xilia. The song is called 'progress' and is sung by one of Japan's biggest Pop singers, Ayumi Hamasaki.Read More

Final Fantasy Type-0 gets a free demo

Final Fantasy Type-0 gets a free demo

The demo is tweaked a bit compared to the one publicly.

Tsunami washes away thousands of PS3s and Xbox 360s in Japan

Tsunami washes away thousands of PS3s and Xbox 360s in Japan

Japan faced a major natural disaster a few days ago when a earthquake measuring 8.9 on the ricter scale shook the nation, followed immediately by a disastrous tsunami. The gaming industry also ... Read More

Disgaea 4 confirmed for a Europe release this year

Disgaea 4 confirmed for a Europe release this year

NIS has confirmed to VG247 that Disgaea 4 will be released exclusively on the PS3 in Europe this year. Previously, the next installment in this long-running RPG series was confirmed only for a US ... Read More

Final Fantasy XIII (Xbox 360) Not Even In Top 20 In Japan

Final Fantasy XIII (Xbox 360) Not Even In Top 20 In Japan

Final Fantasy XIII debuted on the Xbox 360 in Japan this week, but it had a somewhat disappointing performances, failing to make it to even the Top 20 games sold in the region. it sold even less tha... Read More

Kinect Suffers Low Sales In Japan

Kinect Suffers Low Sales In Japan

It looks like Gran Turismo 5 has taken the number one spot in the weekly software chart in Japan. DS RPG Super Robot Taisen L has taken the second spot, Mario Sports Mix for the Wii has taken t... Read More

Media Create: Hardware Sales in Japan for Nov 22-28

Media Create: Hardware Sales in Japan for Nov 22-28

The release of Gran Turismo 5 has made sony's console zoom ahead of the competition this week. Sony received a boost in PS3 sales for the week of November 22-28 in Japan, thanks in part to Gran T... Read More

Media Create Software Sales: GT 5 sales over the roof and more

Media Create Software Sales: GT 5 sales over the roof and more

Media Create has released the software figures for the week of November 22-28 in Japan and it's been the week of Gran Turismo 5 and PS3. Polyphony's racer sold over 430k units on its first week a... Read More

Japan Kinect sales figures revealed

Japan Kinect sales figures revealed

Japan playing Kinect? Now, that's news! The sales numbers for Kinect in its first two days in the market in Japan have been revealed. Turns out the motion sensor has sold over 25k unites, acco... Read More

Media Create Hardware and Software Sales, Nov 1-7

Media Create Hardware and Software Sales, Nov 1-7

Media Create has posted both the hardware an software sales in Japan for the week of November 1-7. Get them all below - God Eater debuts at top position while SMC: Special pack moves 1up into sec... Read More

Media Create hardware sales for week of Oct 18

Media Create hardware sales for week of Oct 18

Media Create has outed the latest hardware charts for Japan for the Week of October 18. The PSP sits at the top spot while PS3, DSi Lite and Wii follow suit. The Xbox 360 remains unsuccessful, wi... Read More

Paradise Eve 1 & 2 Being Re-Released For Download on PSN

Paradise Eve 1 & 2 Being Re-Released For Download on PSN

Square Enix confirmed that Parasite Eve and Parasite Eve 2 will be available for download on PSN. Parasite Eve will be released on November 4 and Paradise Eve 2 will be available on November 18 at ... Read More

Catherine gets dated for Japan

Catherine gets dated for Japan

Atlus's just confirmed a Feb 17, 2011 release date for Catherine, the first HD game by the team behind Persona. The game will release for the PS3 and Xbox 360 and will cost you ¥7,329. Nothin... Read More

Survey: 80% of Japanese Consumers Think The 3DS Is Expensive

Survey: 80% of Japanese Consumers Think The 3DS Is Expensive

According to a recent surveys in Japan, 80% of the consumers think that the Nintendo 3DS is expensive while 55% percent didn't even know about it. One survey, asked people what they think of th... Read More

Nintendo releasing special edition Wii and DSi

Nintendo releasing special edition Wii and DSi

To celebrate 25 years of Mario, Nintendo are releasing some limited edition Wii's and DSi's. On October 22, a special red DSi will go on sale, complete with a bundled New Super Mario Bros. T... Read More