Archive For Japan Tag

PS3 overtakes Wii in Japanese hardware sales

PS3 overtakes Wii in Japanese hardware sales

The Playstation 3 has taken top spot in Japan hardware sales over the Nintendo Wii, selling 1,017,094 units compared to Wii’s 1,015,513. The figures were recorded between January 4 and Septem... Read More

Spin-off Dead Rising Film Confirmed

Spin-off Dead Rising Film Confirmed

Capcom has announced a Dead Rising movie, named Zombrex Dead Rising (lul what?), and they say its release will be coinciding with Dead Rising 2's release. The film has been shot entirely in Japan, ... Read More

White Knight Chronicles 2 to Feature Sony’s One Time Online Pass

White Knight Chronicles 2 to Feature Sony’s One Time Online Pass

Looks like Sony really is serious about cracking down on what is possibly the biggest source of loss of revenues to game companies after piracy- used game sales. Although buying used games is legal an... Read More

Microsoft wants the audience to experience Natal at TGS

Microsoft wants the audience to experience Natal at TGS

Microsoft has said that they want to let an audience experience Natal for themselves at this year's Tokyo Game Show. In an interview with Nikkei BP, Japanese Xbox head Takashi Sensui hinted that N... Read More

PS3 Sold 5 million copies in Japan

PS3 Sold 5 million copies in Japan

The Playstation 3 has been selling like crack ever since September, with the release of the Playstation 3 Slim, and games like Final Fantasy 13 in Japan (which is exclusive to the PS3 over there), the... Read More

Yakuza 4 demo hitting PSN in Japan March 5th

Yakuza 4 demo hitting PSN in Japan March 5th

A Yakuza 4 demo has just been confirmed for Japan, and it will be arriving next week. The download is almost 1.8 GB in size, and is split in two distinct parts; the first half has you playing asthe... Read More