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Mario Party’s $40 Million Sales Success
4 years 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)
4 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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“The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D” and “Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate” preliminary sales numbers
4 years ago

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

By  •  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)
4 years ago

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

By  •  3DS, Wii U

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)
4 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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Japanese Sales Chart: Kirby Debuts on Wii U at Number Three (Week Ending January 25, 2015)
4 years 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
4 years 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)
4 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
4 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)
4 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)
4 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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Japanese Sales Chart: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Debuts on Top (Week Ending December 7, 2014)
4 years 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
4 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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Wii U Surpasses 2 Million Sales in Japan
4 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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Japanese Sales Chart: Pokémon Still on Top (Week Ending November 30, 2014)
4 years ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Pokémon Still on Top (Week Ending November 30, 2014)

The latest sales data from Japan is in, and there are a number of new entries in the software sales top twenty list, although only one for the 3DS, namely …
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3DS XL Production to Halt in Japan
4 years ago

3DS XL Production to Halt in Japan

By  •  3DS, Nintendo

The New 3DS and New 3DS XL launched in Japan just last month, on October 11. Since then, sales have been soaring above those of the regular 3DS and 3DS …
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Japanese Sales Chart: Pokémon debuts on top (Week Ending November 23, 2014)
4 years ago

Japanese Sales Chart: Pokémon debuts on top (Week Ending November 23, 2014)

The latest sales data from Japan is in, and this has been a big week for Nintendo gamers, with half of the top twenty games on Nintendo platforms.

The 3DS …
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Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire sell over 1.5 million copies in Japan
4 years ago

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire sell over 1.5 million copies in Japan

By  •  3DS

Famitsu has released some Nintendo sales numbers and it looks good, as always, for Pokemon games. According to Famitsu, Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire have sold 1.535 million copies in …
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