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BoxBoy! Sequel Released in Japan
4 years ago

BoxBoy! Sequel Released in Japan

By  •  Videos

Nintendo just announced and released a sequel to last year’s 3DS BoxBoy! in Japan.

The sequel, titled BoxBoy! One More Box is available now on the Japanese eShop for ¥680.


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Splatoon tops the charts in Japan again this week
4 years ago

Splatoon tops the charts in Japan again this week

By  •  Wii U

The latest sales data from Japan is in for the week of June 1 to 7, and Nintendo has had another great with its latest Wii U exclusive, Splatoon. The …
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Splatoon Tops Sales Charts in Japan
4 years ago

Splatoon Tops Sales Charts in Japan

By  •  Wii U

Nintendo’s Wi U exclusive Splatoon was released globally at the end of May. The latest sales data from Japan reveals that the game has sold very well in the country, …
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Nintendo discontinues Wii U Basic in Japan
4 years ago

Nintendo discontinues Wii U Basic in Japan

By  •  Wii U

Nintendo has announced the discontinuation of the Wii U Basic model in its homeland Japan. Details are on the official Nintendo Japan website, where it states that production has ended, …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Mario Party Slips to Ninth in Competitive Week (Week Ending Mar 22, 2015)
4 years 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: Majora’s Mask Debuts on Top (Week Ending February 15, 2015)
5 years 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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Japanese Sales Chart: Devil Survivor 2 Debuts on Top (Week Ending February 1, 2015)
5 years 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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Video: New Bravely Second Trailer (Japan)
5 years ago

Video: New Bravely Second Trailer (Japan)

By  •  3DS, Videos

Square Enix have released a new trailer for upcoming RPG sequel, Bravely Second.

The trailer, which you can view above, shows off the gorgeous look of the game, with some …
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Japanese Sales Chart: 3DS Continues to Dominate (Week Ending January 18, 2015)
5 years ago

Japanese Sales Chart: 3DS Continues to Dominate (Week Ending January 18, 2015)

In another post-holiday week of slow sales, the 3DS continues to lead the charts in Japan. Seven of the top ten games belong to the 3DS, including newcomer Kenka Bancho 6, …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Yokai Watch 2 on top during slow sales week (Week Ending January 11, 2015)
5 years 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
5 years ago

Top-Selling Game Systems of 2014 in Japan

By  •  3DS, Wii U

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)
5 years 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)
5 years 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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Theatrhythm Dragon Quest Announced for 3DS
5 years ago

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest Announced for 3DS

By  •  3DS

Square Enix are continuing their Theatrhythm series by drawing on music from another franchise in the latest action-rhythm game announced exclusively for the 3DS.

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest will arrive on the Nintendo …
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Nintendo Celebrates Four Million-Selling 3DS Games
5 years ago

Nintendo Celebrates Four Million-Selling 3DS Games

By  •  3DS, Nintendo

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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Bravely Second to Launch April 2015 in Japan
5 years ago

Bravely Second to Launch April 2015 in Japan

By  •  3DS

Square Enix have announced a release date for Bravely Second, sequel to the highly acclaimed RPG, Bravely Default. The follow-up will be released in Japan on April 23, 2015.

Square …
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100 Year Old Nintendo Promotional Calendar
5 years ago

100 Year Old Nintendo Promotional Calendar

The title of the post says it all.  A collector, Erik Voskuil, has posted on his blog, beforemario.com, about a very old piece of Nintendo memorabilia in his collection.  This …
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Wii U Surpasses 2 Million Sales in Japan
5 years ago

Wii U Surpasses 2 Million Sales in Japan

The Wii U has just turned two years old, having launched in the US on November 18, Europe November 30, and Japan December 8 in 2012.

The latest sales figures from Japan …
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