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New Nintendo 3DS XL Bundle spotted at Wal-Mart
1 month ago

New Nintendo 3DS XL Bundle spotted at Wal-Mart

On Feb 13, New Nintendo 3DS XL launched and unfortunately launched solo. Although multiple regions have had the opportunity to purchase the more aesthetically impressive standard version of the handheld, …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Mario Party Slips to Ninth in Competitive Week (Week Ending Mar 22, 2015)
1 month ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Mario Party Slips to Ninth in Competitive Week (Week Ending Mar 22, 2015)

Another week’s worth of sales data is in from Japan and this week is a particularly slow week for the Big N , as they face off against a high number of new …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Mario Party Debuts at No. 5 (Week Ending Mar 15, 2015)
1 month ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Mario Party Debuts at No. 5 (Week Ending Mar 15, 2015)

Last week’s sales data from Japan is in and the Wii U’s Mario Party 10 made a healthy debut at number 5 in the software charts.

The 3DS, normally quite …
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Pokémon Shuffle Reaches 1 Million Downloads
2 months ago

Pokémon Shuffle Reaches 1 Million Downloads

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of freemium games is Pokémon Shuffle, which hit the eShop around the world just last month.

Nintendo have now announced – through an in-game message …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Majora’s Mask Slips to Second (Week Ending February 22, 2015)
2 months ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Majora’s Mask Slips to Second (Week Ending February 22, 2015)

The latest sales report from our friends in Japan is here, and this week is a relatively quiet one for Nintendo.

It’s a big week for Nintendo’s competition, with several new …
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Mario Party’s $40 Million Sales Success
2 months ago

Mario Party’s $40 Million Sales Success

Mario’s latest Party game is set to release on the Wii U next month. As the tenth iteration, Mario Party 10 has a long line of predecessors to live up to, …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Majora’s Mask Debuts on Top (Week Ending February 15, 2015)
2 months ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Majora’s Mask Debuts on Top (Week Ending February 15, 2015)

The latest sales data from Japan is in, and this week saw the launch The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask for the 3DS. The game made a strong impact with …
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“The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D” and “Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate” preliminary sales numbers
2 months ago

“The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D” and “Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate” preliminary sales numbers

By  •  Sales and Stats, 3DS

Coming from MR. Iwata…

This graph compares our preliminary sales data for “The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D” and “Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate” for the release week (three …
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Japanese Sales Chart: New 3DS continues to top hardware charts (Week Ending February 8, 2015)
2 months ago

Japanese Sales Chart: New 3DS continues to top hardware charts (Week Ending February 8, 2015)

The latest sales data from Japan paints a slightly bleaker picture for Nintendo this week, as the 3DS is knocked from its perch at number one on the software charts, …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Devil Survivor 2 Debuts on Top (Week Ending February 1, 2015)
3 months ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Devil Survivor 2 Debuts on Top (Week Ending February 1, 2015)

Another week of sales data has filtered through from Japan, and this week saw yet another 3DS title debut on top, namely Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker.

The …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Kirby Debuts on Wii U at Number Three (Week Ending January 25, 2015)
3 months ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Kirby Debuts on Wii U at Number Three (Week Ending January 25, 2015)

Another week has rolled past, and in Japan the latest sales figures have come through. The month of January continues to be a slow month for gaming sales, and for …
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Nintendo Leads in Metacritic’s 5th Annual Game Publisher Rankings
3 months ago

Nintendo Leads in Metacritic’s 5th Annual Game Publisher Rankings

Metacritic have released their annual summary comparing the releases of game publishers from the previous year. And in 2014, Nintendo fared very well.

All the big names are there, but …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Yokai Watch 2 on top during slow sales week (Week Ending January 11, 2015)
3 months ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Yokai Watch 2 on top during slow sales week (Week Ending January 11, 2015)

The latest sales data from Japan is in, and this week we see a dramatic drop in sales across the board, particularly in hardware.

The 3DS is still the number …
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Top-Selling Game Systems of 2014 in Japan
3 months ago

Top-Selling Game Systems of 2014 in Japan

With the beginning of each new year, we eagerly look ahead to see what the future holds for us. But it’s also a good time to take stock on the …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Nintendo Dominates Software Sales (Week Ending January 4, 2015)
4 months ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Nintendo Dominates Software Sales (Week Ending January 4, 2015)

The first sales data for 2015 is in for Japan, and Nintendo is off to a great start in their homeland, with seventeen of the top twenty games on either …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Latest Yokai Watch 2 Debuts on Top (Week Ending December 14, 2014)
4 months ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Latest Yokai Watch 2 Debuts on Top (Week Ending December 14, 2014)

The latest sales data from Japan is in, and it was another big week for gaming, with the latest version of mega-popular Yokai Watch 2 hitting stores and selling over 1.2 …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Debuts on Top (Week Ending December 7, 2014)
5 months ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Debuts on Top (Week Ending December 7, 2014)

The latest sales data from Japan shows a very strong week for Nintendo in its homeland. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U made its debut in the region, and its …
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Nintendo Celebrates Four Million-Selling 3DS Games
5 months ago

Nintendo Celebrates Four Million-Selling 3DS Games

Nintendo are celebrating quite an achievement in Japan, where four games have sold 2 million copies in the last 5 months.

The 3DS has been dominating hardware charts in Japan …
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