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Hyrule Warriors spurs Wii U sales in Japan


11:00 PM on 08.20.2014
Zelda Musou salesHyrule Warriors spurs Wii U sales in Japan photo



Hyrule Warriors sold 69,090 copies at retail during its Japanese debut, tracking authority Media Create reports. The figure was good for a second-place finish behind Yo-Kai Watch 2, which has topped the nation's software charts for six consecutive weeks to the tune of 2.2 million sales.

Wii U sales predictably swelled in response to the action-heavy Zelda spin-off, improving to 18,161 units on the week, after selling 13,598 the previous week and failing to eclipse the 10,000 mark prior to then since early June.

「ゼルダ無双」6万9000本,PS Vita版「モンスターハンター フロンティアG」2万1000本の「ゲームソフト週間販売ランキング+」 [4Gamer]





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11:00 AM on 12.23.2014
Hyrule Warriors' costume DLC goes on sale, is surprisingly cheap

Hyrule Warriors has had a fair amount of DLC so far. By "fair" I mean "fairly priced," as the Season Pass offers up four hefty packs, two of which have dropped already. More DLC has also arrived in the form of costume pa...more



2:00 PM on 12.10.2014
Did you know there's a Chain Chomp in Hyrule Warriors?

I'm on track to put more time into Hyrule Warriors than any other videogame in 2014. This is coming from someone who has spent, at most, half an hour with Omega Force's past titles. I may not be a Dynasty Warriors fan -- and,...more



2:30 PM on 11.21.2014
Link can wear skimpy shorts in the new Hyrule Warriors DLC

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9:00 AM on 11.18.2014
Eiji Aonuma reveals Twili Midna character for upcoming Hyrule Warriors DLC

Hyrule Warriors is still one of my favorite games of 2014, and the DLC so far has been a large part of why I keep playing it. We've already seen the "Master Quest" DLC, but now Nintendo's Eiji Aonuma has spilled the bean...more



5:30 PM on 11.17.2014
Hyrule Warriors' amiibo support is boring

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3:30 PM on 10.21.2014
The Link amiibo will work with Hyrule Warriors

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6:30 PM on 10.17.2014
Hyrule Warriors' 'Master Quest' DLC is worth the price of entry if you're already addicted

Hyrule Warriors is a massive game. If you want to 100% everything, get every weapon, and max out every character, it could last you roughly 200 hours or more. I'm hitting the 100-hour mark myself, due in part to the new ...more



10:30 AM on 10.16.2014
See everything you'll get with today's Hyrule Warriors Master Quest DLC update

To recap, there will be a free update today for Hyrule Warriors that will involve three characters -- Cia, Wizzro, and Volga. There will also be a paid DLC pack launching today that brings the Epona weapon for Link, a n...more



9:00 AM on 10.02.2014
Wizzro looks like a must-play character in Hyrule Warriors

As I've said in the past, one of my favorite things about Hyrule Warriors is how different every character is. This new video showing off Wizzro exemplifies that fact, as he mostly operates at a mid-range capacity with ...more



12:00 PM on 10.01.2014
Get a load of Hyrule Warrior's Volga, the dragon warrior

Hyrule Warriors is gaining a new polearm combatant soon with the addition of Volga, the badass fire-dragon warrior. In addition to changing into a freaking dragon, he also seems to have a wide array of attacks that mimi...more




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9:45 AM on 12.25.2014
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7:00 PM on 12.24.2014
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