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PlayStation 4 will be discounted to $250 through E3

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is a mere week away, and that's important because, amid all the pomp and circumstance, it's where we find out the short-term plans for most video game companies. Sony is no exception, as it seems poised to ...

 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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Green Man Gaming turns seven and celebrates with a sale!

Green Man Gaming may not be as well known as GOG.com or Humble Bundle, but they have been a pretty big force in digital sales for a while now; seven years, as a matter of fact! To celebrate the near decade of existence, GMG is holding a sal...

 
 
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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....

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 
 
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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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NieR: Automata surpasses 300,000 sales in Japan

Drakengard and even the original Nier were so niche it's still a little surprising to see how successful NieR: Automata has become. Even Persona was a humble spin-off series that is now a global blockbuster. The stigma a...

 
 
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LEGO Worlds debuts in Japan during dismal sales week

Overall video games sales in Japan took a dip this week, and the only significant new release had poor performance. Despite opening in the top 5, LEGO Worlds failed to eclipse even 12,000 sales. The only other new title to rank is a pet gam...

 
 
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Persona 5 quickly eclipses 1.5 million shipments

Just a few days after the worldwide release, Persona 5 has moved over 1.5 million copies. For context, the only single Persona game that has reached over one million worldwide lifetime sales so far is Persona 4: Golden. Atlus added tha...

 
 
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None of Japan's new games challenge Monster Hunter

This past week saw the release of Blue Reflection, Musou Stars, Mario Sports Superstars, and a couple of visual novels. Next to Monster Hunter XX, Musou Stars sold the most with over 58,000 copies. Persona-like Blue Reflection&nbs...

 
 
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Nintendo Switch surges in Japan

No new major releases? No problem. The Nintendo Switch soared by nearly 30,000 sales from last week-a 57% increase. Japanese gamers appear content with its current library, as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and 1-2-Switch...

 
 
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Looks like Gal Gun was pretty successful for Inti Creates

Inti Creates is one of my favorite developers in the game today. Whether they're creating sequels to amazing NES games or showing Keiji Inafune how a Mega Man-like should be made, I'm genuinely excited to pop-in whatever new title the compa...

 
 
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Monster Hunter XX dominates Japan, spikes 3DS sales

As if the Nintendo 3DS needed any help selling in Japan, the release of Monster Hunter XX (expansion of Monster Hunter Generations) has raised total 3DS sales (2DS, New 3DS, New 3DS XL) by 179%. The surge momentarily closed the gap wit...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Switch and Zelda storm Japan

At last, we have hard data on opening week sales for the Nintendo Switch and it's launch titles in Japan. The Switch console moved over 329,000 units. That is an improvement over the Wii U, which sold just 311,000 in its first week. Althoug...

 
 
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GOG's Spring Sale means more than 500 PC games are discounted

GOG has certainly been doing the Discount Dance lately. The Markdown Mambo. The Sale Samba. The Cheap Game Cha Cha. Those are all ways that I have personally described GOG's sales events to my friends. (I consider you all my friends.) You k...

 
 




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Roager

GOGs giving away MDK, which is an old third-person shooter Ive heard of but never So uh, you Go get that if you

 
Rad Party Gobblegobble

Some smug douchebag analyst whos self-proclaimed gamer says that gamers and media outlets Overreacted over EAs SWBF2 fiasco and actually says that were Source in I like to think its this guy:

 
TriPLYMOUTHroK

Reeeeally wish my Switch had bluetooth

 
Guerrilla

I love you

 
Mike Sounders

Hmmm what to play this Darksiders II, Final Fantasy XII or

 
Vadicta

We have so little to do right now that I can hear one of my coworkers snoring across the

 
homeoftheblues

I got these in the mail today, both for 50 percent A hell of a I have been watching for the Final Fantasy Deluxe Edition to have a deal for many The controller is just like the one I had for my PS2, plus its cheap and fucking

 
Xeo

VERY impatiently waiting for my new TV to arrive from A giant ass box with one of my sons Xmas gifts came the guy told me that my other package wasnt on his Someone would PROBABLY be by with it Im too impatient for

 
FakePlasticTree

So apparently someone just discovered a special variant of the Undead Giant in Apparently this version was showcased in early videos for the game before No people have said to encounter it

 
AvtrSpirit

Cant wait for this game to be released so I can finally open all the lootboxes! ;)

 
 

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