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Three games in the Tales series are on sale on Steam

Tales of Berseria came and went for me. My backlog was huge at the time (and still is) so I never got to experience it. I have sporadically played different entries in the franchise over the years, enjoying Tales of Symphonia most of all. T...


Splatoon 2 is killin' it in Japanese sales figures

Japanese magazine Famitsu has shared some sales figures for Nintendo paint-em-up Splatoon 2, and it has been a great debut week for the colour-drenched sequel.Within just the first three days of release, the game shifted 670,955 units in Ja...


What games did you get during Steam's Summer Sale?

In a cruel twist of fate, Steam's annual Summer Sale started almost exactly one week after I bit the bullet and built my first gaming PC rig. Despite owning more than 300 games on Steam and spending more money than I should on the build, I ...


Switch sales hit one million in Japan

Despite shortages, in its first 16 weeks of availability, Nintendo Switch has sold one million consoles in Japan. How does that compare to Nintendo's last two efforts in its home country over the same period? Switch: 1,000,000Wii U: 820,000...


Tekken 7 is king in Japan

Besides a few visual novels, the big releases last week were Tekken 7 and the Seiken Densetsu Collection. Naturally, they were the top two selling games that week, with Tekken 7 taking in nearly double that of Seiken Densetsu.&nbs...


Fighting game rereleases top the charts in Japan

As we limp into summer, a couple of fighting game updates released with relative success in Japan last week. Although sales across the board are lower at this time of year, Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers and Guilty...


NieR: Automata sales and shipments surpass 1.5 million

Square Enix announced that NieR: Automata has eclipsed 1.5 million sales worldwide, including both digital downloads and physical shipments. Impressive numbers for series that was once quite niche. That PlatinumGames magic at work perh...


Prey chooses interesting time to prey on the Japanese market

It's still a down season in Japan as we progress out of the post-Golden Week slump into summer. Overall software and hardware sales remained on par with the low numbers last week while little changed: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Monster Hu...


Japan: console and game sales plummet following Golden Week

After a boom in sales for one of the longest holidays of the year, sales receded back to lower-than-average numbers across the board. Basically, everything evens out. Sales should begin to return to average figures in the following weeks. T...


Blaster Master Zero was downloaded on Switch 80,000 times

Inti Creates announced that Math Blaster, Master Blaster, Blaster Master Zero was downloaded over 80,000 times worldwide on the Nintendo Switch alone. It was developed by only 35 people in six months and released just over a month...


Yep, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still king during Golden Week

Round two of Japan game sales this week, this time covering the actual Golden Week. So what did people buy? Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. A lot of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. No new games were released during the holidays, so people bought more Mario Kart....


Yo-kai Watch boom is dying, total earnings down 80%

Looks like the Yo-kai Watch craze is fading away. In 2016's financial report, Bandai Namco listed earnings by IP. Gundam, Dragon Ball, and One Piece are as popular as ever, but Yo-kai Watch only pulled in just 10.4 billion ye...


Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia storms Japan

A quartet of new titles have finally topped Monster Hunter XX in Japan, with Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia leading the charge. Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition, including all the DLC, joins a new Pro Yakyuu an...


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